Barry Pepper
Barry Pepper
Celebrated Name: Barry Pepper
Real Name/Full Name: Barry Robert Pepper
Gender: Male
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 4 April 1970
Birth Place: Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
Nationality: Canadian
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 79 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Cindy Pepper
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Daughter) Annaliese
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Barry Pepper Gay?: N/A
Profession: Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $15 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Barry Robert Pepper is most famously known for playing ‘Private Daniel Jackson’ in “Saving Private Ryan” is a Canadian Actor renowned for his macho, wartime roles in American movies. He is the recipient of multiple screen awards for Outstanding lead roles and supporting roles. He was born in the Campbell River and spent half of his childhood navigating through the pacific with his family. The Vancouver actor enrolled at the old Gastown Actors studio and thus stepped foot into his Acting career.

Maybe you know about Barry Pepper 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 Barry Pepper’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 & Biography

Born in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada, Pepper was the son of a lumberjack. He is the youngest of the three bothers in his family. At the age of 5, his family had set sail in a homemade ship and went navigating the south pacific islands for five years. The family’s self-designed ship was named “The Moonlighter.” Due to the constant motion of their adventures, Barry’s education could not be completed in one single school.

He studied through correspondence courses and sometimes enrolled in public schools in locations like Fiji and Tahiti. His innate love for dance, music, and other expressive arts came from the Polynesian children he spent time with. Barry was excellent in sports as much as he was enthusiastic about art and music.

Barry Pepper graduated from George P. Vanier High School in Courtenay. His further studies include a major in graphic design and marketing. Although, he changed his course after getting involved with the Vancouver art studio.

Personal Life

“Well, I’m Canadian. True, north, strong and free”. Barry Pepper is a Canadian actor who had an adventurous childhood with his family traveling along the pacific and having the opportunity to learn and be a part of various ethnicities in various islands. He is often said to have borrowed his genes from Paul Newman and Dennis Hopper because of his looks and charismatic eyes.

Barry Pepper is married to Cindy Pepper. The couple has one daughter, named Annaliese. Pepper, right from his childhood, had a knack for performing arts. He has a scholarship as an artist rather than an actor. He is also acclaimed as the ‘classic American soldier’ actor. Pepper fulfilled his aspiration to be in the Coen film by making his audition tape in the wilderness near his gulf island and having his wife do the cinematography.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 4 April 1970, Barry Pepper is 54 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.78m tall, and his weight is 79 kg.


Barry’s acting career took a jumpstart with ‘Maddison’ (1993), a typical Canadian movie. He moved on to acting in more prestigious roles in the US later on. After a series of setbacks, Barry finally found his career breakthrough when he got the role as a Bible-quoting sniper in Steven Spielberg’s WW 2 drama “Saving Private Ryan” [1998]. The movie is a milestone in the timeline of Hollywood blockbusters, and standing tall are its actors, among which Barry Pepper is one.

After rising to stardom, Barry’s next noteworthy role is in “Enemy of the State” (1998). The biggest highlight of his career is his role in the Oscar-worthy film “The Green Mile,” co-starring Tom Hanks. He has received a lot of critical acclaim for his role of Roger Maris in the drama about the 1961 home run race between Maris and Mickey Mantlecalled 61*.

By now, Pepper had earned a reputation for himself as being typically suitable for roles, including hardcore sniping and war actions. He quoted, “Casting directors now just see me as the hardcore sniper or prison guard.”

His highest rated work would be in the film “True Grit” (2010); rated 96% by the rotten tomatoes. And his lowest-rated work is “Battlefield Earth” (2000) rated 3 %. His filmography includes “Crawl” (2019), “Saving Private Ryan” (1998), “The Green Mile” (1999), “Titanic” (1996), “True Grit” (2010), “We Were Soldiers” (2002), “Battlefield Earth” (2000), “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” (2018), and the list grows on.

Awards & Achievements

Barry Pepper’s Award tally is as follows:

l He was nominated for ‘Best Cast’ and ‘Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture’ for the movie “Saving Private Ryan” by the ‘Online Film Critics Society’ and ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’ in 1999. He won in the ‘Best Cast’ category.

l He was nominated for the “Screen Actors Guild Award” for the movie “The Green Mile” for the category of ‘Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.’

l In 2004, he won the Leo Awards as the “Best Male Performance in Drama” for the Snow Walker.

l He won two awards; “The Gemini Awards” and “Primetime Emmy Award” for ‘Outstanding Lead Actor in a miniseries or Movie’ for his role in “The Kennedys.”

Net Worth & Salary of Barry Pepper in 2024

Barry Pepper Net Worth
Barry Pepper Net Worth

As of June 2024, Barry Pepper’s net worth stands at approximately $15 Million. His salary is unknown to us. This great fortune was acquired after he had taken part in various great movies and TV shows. His popularity increase along with his net worth.

For Pepper, life seems to be a constant learning experience, whether working on an Eastwood set or as a kid on a boat. His trademark is the typical ‘Soldier or Sergeant’ roles in American war movies. From being a rugby player and a baseball player, Pepper also attended Ballet classes on his mother’s wishes. He has also taught break dancing.


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