|Celebrated Name:||Christoph Waltz|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Christoph Waltz|
|Age:||66 years old|
|Birth Date:||4 October 1956|
|Birth Place:||Vienna, Austria|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Judith Holste|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Leon Waltz, Miriam Waltz, Rachel Waltz, and one more)|
|Is Christoph Waltz Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Actor and Director|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$40 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Christoph Waltz is a well-known German-Austrian actor and director. He is best known for playing the role of SS officer Hans Landa in the 2009 film Inglourious Basterds, and bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz in Django Unchained. He is the recipient of several prestigious awards, such as the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, and Golden Globe Award, and many more.
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Early Life & Biography
Christoph Waltz was born in Vienna, Austria, on 4 October 1956, to his parents Johannes Waltz and Elisabeth Urbancic. His father was a German set designer while his mother was an Austrian costume designer. He comes from a family of artists and actors, including his maternal grandmother, who was a silent film actress, his great-grandfather, Georg Reimers, who was an actor.
When Waltz was seven years old, his father died, and later his mother got married to composer and conductor Alexander Steinbrecher. He was interested in music and theatre from a very young age and visited the opera twice a week.
Waltz completed his graduation from Vienna’s Theresianum, and then he went to the renowned Max Reinhardt Seminar to learn acting. At the same time, he took singing lessons from the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.
Christoph Waltz has been married twice. He first got married to Jackie, who was a psychotherapist. Together, they are the parents of three children and lived in London for more than 17 years before separating. Later, he married Judith Holste, who is a German costume designer. The couple has a beautiful daughter.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 4 October 1956, Christoph Waltz is 66 years old as of today’s date 21st March 2023. His height is 1.7 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.
Waltz returned to Europe after completing his graduation from Vienna’s Theresianum and started working as a stage actor, making his debut in the Schauspielhaus in Zurich. As a stage actor, he had performed in various places such as Vienna, Cologne, Salzburg, and Hamburg. In 1980-2000, he became a professional television actor. He has worked in several popular television series such as Dr. Hans-Joachim Dorfmann in the British TV series ‘The Gray Train’ and many more, but he came into recognition of a large audience in Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds.
In 2000, Waltz made his directorial debut in the film ‘Wenn man sich traut’ with German television production.
In 2009, he acted in Quentin Tarantino’s film ‘Inglourious Basterds’ and portrayed the role of SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa, also known as ‘The Jew Hunter.’ This film changed his life on a larger scale because the critics started recognizing him. Walts won several awards such as Best Supporting Actor from the New York Film Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the Boston Society of Film Critics.
Waltz was also awarded various other awards for his acting by various organizations such as the Cannes film festival, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and the Academy Awards.
Waltz also acted in many other films like The Green Hornet (2011), Water for Elephants, and Roman Polanski’s Carnage, Django Unchained (2012), Reykjavik (2013). Big Eyes (2014), The Legend of Tarzan (2016), Tulip Fever (2017), Downsizing (2017), Alita: Battle Angel (2019), and the list goes on.
In 2015, Waltz directed his second film Georgetown, and he also played the lead role in the movie. Waltz has directed several productions of the opera numerous times, and it started first at the Vlaamse Opera in 2013 and again in 2017 and in Ghent in 2014 and again in 2018.
Awards & Achievements
Christoph Waltz has won several awards and nominations in his illustrious career. He has won the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award twice, first in the 2009 movie Inglourious Basterds, and again in the 2012 film Django Unchained. For the same roles, he has been awarded two Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTA Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, one Satellite Awards, and many more.
Waltz is also the recipient of the 2001-02 Adolf Grimme Award, 2009 Cannes Film Festival Award, and 2010 Empire Award.
Net Worth & Salary of Christoph Waltz in 2023
As of March 2023, Christoph Waltz has an estimated net worth of more than $40 million. He has made this huge fortune through his successful career as an actor and director.
Waltz has been a part of several commercially hit movies like Breakthrough, Fire and Sword, Seven Moons, Love Scenes from Planet Earth, Pact with the Devil, Water for Elephants, Horrible Bosses 2, and many more. He has also appeared in popular television series and sitcoms, including Der Einstand, Ein Fall für Zwei, The Alien Years, The Gravy Train, Der Tourist, among others.
Waltz also earns a significant part of his wealth from brand endorsements, sponsorships, commercials, and media appearances.
Christoph Waltz is one of the most renowned artists in the world. He has worked with utmost dedication and has earned an enormous fan following from all across the globe through his work in television shows and movies.