Bill Paxton
Bill Paxton
Celebrated Name: Bill Paxton
Real Name/Full Name: William Archibald Paxton
Gender: Male
Age at the time of death: 61 years old
Birth Date: 17 May 1955
Date of Death: 25 February 2017
Birth Place: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 82 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Louise Newbury (m. 1987–2017), Kelly Rowan (m. 1979–1980)
Children: Yes (James Paxton, Lydia Paxton)
Profession: Actor and director
Net Worth in 2024: $40 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Popular American actor and Film director, Bill Paxton is considered to be among the most influential actor. He was famous for his roles portrayed in The Lords of Discipline, An Early Frost, and Night Warning.

Maybe you know about Bill Paxton very well But do you know how old was he at the time of his death and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Bill Paxton’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

Bill Paxton was born on May 17, 1955, in Fort Worth, Texas, the U.S., The name of father and mother of Paxton’s, is Mary Lou and John Lane Paxton. Paxton was in the limelight when President John F. Kennedy lifted above the crowd at the sixth-floor museum in Dallas. He worked as a paper delivery boy with Mike Muir. He played Kahn’s role in a video game in 2015. He got popularity from music video likes Fish Heads, Touched by the hand of God, Reach and Eat You Alive.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 17 May 1955, Bill Paxton was 61 years old at the time of his death. His height was 1.83 m. tall, and weigh 82 kg.


Bill Paxton started his career with a minor role as a punk thug in The Terminator in 1984. He played a supporting role as the lead bullying older brother Chet in John Hughes’s Weird Science in 1985. He worked very hard at an early age. He also directed several short films with the music video for ‘Barries & Barners’ with the popular song “Fish Heads.” He played John’s role in Crazy Mama and got full appreciation from the audience for outstanding acting skills.

After some break, he played a soldier role in Stripes in 1981. He played the lead role in many popular Hollywood films like Night Warning, Taking Tiger Mountain, The Lords of Discipline, Mortuary, Streets of Fire, and other popular shows. He also worked for short television movies and a program like Deadly Lessons, An Early Frost, The Atlanta Child Murders, Fresno, Miami Vice, The Hitchhiker, Tales from the Crypt, and other programs.

Bill Paxton died on February 25, 2017, at the age of 61 from complications of heart surgery. He was a very popular celebrity of Hollywood and a role model for a newcomer who is struggling in life to get an entry in Hollywood.

Awards & Achievements

He earned name and fame in his early life. He won the best supporting actor award Title with Aliens in 1987. He also nominated the best actor in a drama series of Tales from the Crypt in 1995. He won the best director award in 2003 for outstanding work in Frailty. He was very popular in television drama series and won many awards as the best actor with a remarkable performance in Big Love. He also nominated Primetime Emmy Awards for outstanding lead actor in a limited series.

Net Worth & Salary of Bill Paxton in 2024

Bill Paxton Net Worth
Bill Paxton Net Worth

As of July 2024, The estimated net worth of Bill Paxton is $40 million. It is completely based on the estimate calculation of his achievements in the entertainment industry. He was an Emmy-nominated American actor and director who become very popular with outstanding acting skills. He was a very successful businessman and occasional actor. The main income source was films and television programs sold from time to time. He got many costly cars and other gifts as an award on many occasions.

Famous actor Bill Paxton has earned a huge name in the industry, thanks to his acting skills. Not only as an actor but he showed his directorial skills as well and garnered name and fame both as an actor and as a director. With many Movies and TV shows under his name, he surely did entertain the audiences and inspired many till he was alive.


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