Billy Bob Thornton
Billy Bob Thornton
Celebrated Name: Billy Bob Thornton
Real Name/Full Name: Billy Bob Thornton
Gender: Male
Age: 68 years old
Birth Date: 4 August 1955
Birth Place: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 85 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Connie Angland (m. 2014), Angelina Jolie (m. 2000–2003), Pietra Dawn Cherniak (m. 1993–1997), Cynda Williams (m. 1990–1992), Toni Lawrence (m. 1986–1988), Melissa Lee Gatlin (m. 1978–1980)
Children: Yes (Bella Thornton, Amanda Thornton, Harry James Thornton, William Thornton)
Profession: American actor, filmmaker, singer, songwriter, and musician
Net Worth in 2024: $40 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Billy Bob Thornton is a filmmaker, songwriter, actor, singer, and musician. His career breakthrough was when he became one of the writers and went ahead also to star One False Move, which is a thriller released in 1992. Who wouldn’t be amazed by the following; Thornton wrote, directed, and starred Sling Blade (1996). That is how Bob got the attention of the whole globe. After that, he has appeared on and written various films.

Maybe you know about Billy Bob Thornton 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 Billy Bob Thornton’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

Thornton was born in 1955 on 4th August to Virginia Roberta and William Raymond Thornton. His birthplace was Hot Springs, Arkansas. Growing up, Bob lived in various areas, including Mount Holly, Alpine, and Malvern. His mother was a self-proclaimed psychic while his father was a high school history teacher as well as a basketball coach.

He was born together with his brother named Jimmy Don. Thornton attended Malvern High School, where he graduated in 1973. Despite joining Henderson State University to study psychology, Bob dropped out after two semesters.

Personal Life

His charm cannot be underestimated, given the fact that he has managed to persuade six women to walk down the aisle. In order of marriage day, they are Melissa Lee Gatlin, Lawrence, Cynda Williams, Pietra Dawn Cherniak, Angelina Jolie, and Connie. The first five ended with a divorce.

Out of all the marriages, he has three children. Their names are Amanda, Harry James, and William. He is currently married to Connie.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 4 August 1955, Billy Bob Thornton is 68 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 85 kg.


Once he settled in Los Angeles, he was focused on starting his acting career. Between the many auditions, he did various jobs such as offshore wind farming, telemarketing, and fast-food management. He then became a member of the Jack Hammer band.

In 1980, he got his debut role in the South of Reno. He also acted in Matlock in 1987. For the 1990s, he appeared in Hearts Afire, One False Move, Indecent Proposal, Bound by Honor, On Deadly Ground as well as Tombstone. Thornton is the writer, director, and starring of Sling Blade.

He has acted in others such as A Simple Plan, Bad Santa, School of Scoundrels, The Astronaut Farmer, The Big Bang Theory, and Eagle Eye, among others.

As a musician, Bob has four studio albums, which are Private Radio, The Edge of the World, Hobo, and Beautiful Door.
The man voiced the Wade character of the video game known as Deadly Creatures in 2009.

Awards & Achievements

In 1996, Thornton was given an Academy Award courtesy of Sling Blade. That same year he won a Chicago Film Critics Association Award, a Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award, a Writers Guild of America Award and an Independent Spirit Award. The list is quite long since he has received 27 awards so far for his exemplary performance. He had been honored and also tied on other occasions.

Net Worth & Salary of Billy Bob Thornton in 2024

Billy Bob Thornton Net Worth
Billy Bob Thornton Net Worth

As of April 2024, Billy Bob Thornton has an estimated net worth of around $40 million. The primary source of his acting career. Thornton has earned from the various roles that he has played in films and television. In addition to that, he has made money from the sales of his four music studio albums. When it comes to other cases, he has not only starred but also written and directed films. One such film is Sling Blade.

Thornton is an award-winning actor best known for Sling Blade. He is also a producer, screenwriter, and musician as well. He is also known for films such as A Simple Plan, The Man Who Wasn’t There, Love Actually, The Alamo, and Faster, among others. His exceptional performance has earned him a lot of awards and honor.



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