|Celebrated Name:||Carl Weathers|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Carl Weathers|
|Age:||73 years old|
|Birth Date:||14 January 1948|
|Birth Place:||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Jennifer Peterson (m. 2007–2009), Rhona Unsell (m. 1984–2006), Mary Ann Castle (m. 1973–1983)|
|Children:||Yes (Jason Weathers, Matthew Weathers)|
|Profession:||American actor and former professional football player|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$8 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2021|
Carl Weathers is a former professional football player and an American actor who is popularly known for his work in rocky film series as Apollo Creed. As a football player, he has played the national football league for the Oakland Raiders and also in the Canadian football league for B.C Lions.
His career in movies is good enough as he is known for many movies like the predator, Happy Gilmore, and little Nicky. He also worked for a comedy series, which was very popular, known as arrested development.
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Carl Weathers was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on 14th January 1948. His family condition was not good at the time when he was born as his father was a daily laborer. He went to St Augustine high school for his early schooling, where he earned the athletic scholarship for himself. For his further education, the family moved to southern California, where he got admitted to Long Beach Polytechnic, the high school.
Weathers was very passionate about athletic activities during his high schooling. He actively participated in all activities like boxing, gymnastics, judo, soccer, football, and wrestling.
He got married thrice and had two children with his wife, Mary Ann.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 14 January 1948, Carl Weathers is 73 years old as of today’s date 8th March 2021. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 99 kg.
Weathers interestingly participated in college football events and played on the defensive end in college. He started his career as a professional footballer under head coach Don Coryell from 1968 to 1969, for San Diego State Aztecs.
In 1970, he was signed by Oakland Raiders as a free agent. He played seven games for the Raiders as a linebacker. Eventually, raiders dropped weathers and were signed by the B.C Lions for the Canadian football league, where he played a total of 18 games till 1973. He got retired from football in 1974.
After retirement, he decided to pursue his career in acting. His first-time screen appearance was seen in mark buster and Friday Foster. He was auditioned for the role of Apollo Creed for the rocky movies series and got selected for the role of the next three rocky movies releasing in 1979,1982, and 1985. Weathers also starred in films like the predator, Action Jackson.
In 2014, Weathers’s career in acting revived as a comedic actor. He appeared in three episodes of comedy series “Arrested Development.” He then provided his voice for the video game playground of destruction. Weathers is head of a production company which makes a special training film for united state armed forces.
Awards & Achievements
Carl Weathers was awarded the best male vocal performance awards at the “Behind the Actor’s Awards” for his work in a TV exclusive thriller toy story of terror in 2013.
At Saint Barbara film festival, he presented the Montecito award to Sylvester Stallone, his Co-star from Rocky movie series, on 3rd February 2016.
Net Worth & Salary of Carl Weathers in 2021
As of March 2021, Carl weather’s net worth is estimated to be around $8 million. His fortunes were raised at the time when he joined the film industry in 1979. His work in rocky movies got applauded by the people, and from there, his success journey started.
Carl Weathers, an American actor, and former football player, is an outstanding individual in person. He played two football leagues as a professional player NFL and Canadian football league. As an actor, he worked in movies like Rocky series, predator action Jackson and the list continues. Carl weathers hard work and dedication has paid off and made him become what he is today.