Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
Celebrated Name: Anthony Hopkins
Real Name/Full Name: Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins
Gender: Male
Age: 86 years old
Birth Date: 31 December 1937
Birth Place: Margam, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 82 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Stella Arroyave (m. 2003), Jennifer Lynton (m. 1973–2002), Petronella Barker (m. 1966–1972)
Children: Yes (Abigail Hopkins)
Profession: Actor, director, and producer
Net Worth in 2024: $180 million
Last Updated: May 2024

The “Hannibal Lector” of Hollywood, Anthony Hopkins is a famous Welsh actor. He has done numerous blockbuster movies and is probably famous for his role as a cannibalistic killer in the movie, ‘The Silence of the Lambs’.

Maybe you know about Anthony Hopkins very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Anthony Hopkins’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Sir Phillip Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales. His father, Richard Arthur Hopkins, was a baker and his mother, Annie Muriel was a simple housewife. His father was a hardworking person, and it always inspired him.

Growing up, Hopkins was interested in Arts and loved painting, drawing and playing the piano. He attended Jones’ West Monmouth Boys’ School in Pontypool. For his further studies, he started going to Cowbridge Grammar School in the Vale Glamorgan. To pursue his dream, Anthony enrolled himself at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff.

After graduating from the college, Anthony served two years with the British Army, doing his National service. To make a career, he then moved to London, where he studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Anthony Hopkins has been married three times. First, he was married to Petronella Baker, an actress. The couple were married for almost six years, but ended their relationship and got divorced. His second wife was Jennifer Lynton, and they had a very happy marital life of twenty-nine years. Sadly, she passed away in 2002. Currently, he is married to Stella Arroyaye, a Columbian actress, and producer. He has one daughter from his previous marriage.

Anthony Hopkins has dual citizenship of Wales and the United States of America. Currently, he lives in Malibu, California, USA. Hopkins once was a chain-smoker and gave up on it using the ‘Allen Carr’ method. Recently, he was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 31 December 1937, Anthony Hopkins is 86 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and weight is 82 kg.


Anthony Hopkins began his acting career with a play called ‘Have a Cigarette’. It was Sir Laurence Oliver who recognised the talent of Hopkins and took him as an intern at The Royal National Theater. He had a very successful time at the theatre and learned a lot about acting. His talent was applauded by a lot of audiences. Soon, he decided to break into the world of television and movies.

Anthony made his first break in a television broadcast of play, ‘A Flea in Her Ear’. After his amazing performance, he then starred in his debut film, ‘The Lion in Winter’. The movie was a huge success, and Anthony received a lot of recognition for the movie. His performance kept on getting better with every project he took. In a single year, Anthony appeared in three movies, and all of them were good and got a lot of positive reviews.

After the success in the movie industry, Anthony Hopkins got a role in a television series, ‘War and Peace’. His role of Pierre Bezukhov was praised highly across the country. Anthony then appeared in numerous movies, the notable among them being, ‘Audrey Rose’, ‘Magic’, etc. The 1980s was one of the most productive eras in his career, where he starred in award-winning movies like, ‘The Bunker’, ‘Mussolini and I’ and ’84 Charing Cross Road’.

One of the biggest breakthroughs of his career would be playing the role of a Cannibalistic killer, Hannibal Lector in the movie, ‘The Silence of the Lambs’. Soon came the movie, ‘The Remains of the Day’, which was one of his biggest movies. He has also portrayed the role of US President, Richard Nixon in the movie, ‘Nixon’. His other highly successful movies include, ‘Amistad’, ‘The Mask of Zorro’, ‘Meet Zoe Black’, etc.

Some of his recent movies are, ‘The Wolfman’, ‘The Rite’, ‘Hitchcock’, etc. Also, recently he starred in a futuristic Sci-Fi series called ‘Westworld’.

Awards & Achievements

Anthony Hopkins list of nomination and awards is really big. He is one of the most talented actors in the movie and television industry. His biggest achievement in the entertainment business would be winning the Academy Award for his role in the movie, ‘The Silence of the Lambs’. He has also won the BAFTA and Emmy Awards.

Anthony Hopkins was made the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) and was Knighted as a Knight Bachelor for his services to the Arts.

Net Worth & Salary of Anthony Hopkins in 2024

Anthony Hopkins Net Worth 2019As of May 2024, the estimated net worth of Anthony Hopkins is approximately $180 million. Most of his net worth comes from his contribution to the entertainment industry.

Anthony Hopkins made ‘Hannibal Lector’ come alive in the movie, ‘The Silence of the Lambs’. Truly, it was a genius work by Hopkins. He is definitely a legend and will never be forgotten for his contribution to the entertainment industry. Even at this age, Anthony is still working, and his performance still amazes the audience.


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