Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
Celebrated Name: Gene Hackman
Real Name/Full Name: Eugene Allen Hackman
Gender: Male
Age: 94 years old
Birth Date: 30 January 1930
Birth Place: San Bernardino, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.87 m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Betsy Arakawa (m. 1991), Fay Maltese (m. 1956–1986)
Children: Yes (Christopher Allen Hackman, Leslie Anne Hackman, Elizabeth Jean Hackman)
Profession: Retired American actor and novelist
Net Worth in 2024: $85 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Gene Hackman is a novelist and retired actor of American ethnicity who is best known for his roles as bad guys and villains in his movies like The Conversation, Enemy of Stars, and many more. He worked in the industry for 40 years and then got retired in the year 2004, after which he is working as a novelist.

Maybe you know about Gene Hackman 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 Gene Hackman’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

Eugene Allen Gene Hackman was born on the 30th of January in the year 1930 in California. He had a disturbing childhood as his parents divorced when he was a kid, and his father left the family. At the age of 16, he left his home and joined the US Marine Corps. He worked in corps until the year 1951. After this, he entered the acting world and worked great in the industry for 40 years. He took his retirement in the year 2004. After his retirement, he is working as a novelist.

Personal life

In his personal life, Gene got married in the year 1956 to Faye Maltese. The couple lived happily for some years, but in the year 1986, they got divorced. Gene married again to Betsy Arakawa in the year 1991, and since then, the couple is living happily to date.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 30 January 1930, Gene Hackman is 94 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.87 m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


Gene Hackman started his career in the US Marine Corps at the age of 16. He lied about his age and served with the corps until the year 1951. In the year 1951, he started studying TV production and journalism. He started his acting career in the year 1958 but was not recognized much until he got his big break in the year 1965 in the drama Lilith.

He started working in the industry well, and then in the year 1967, Gene got the role which raised him high to stardom through the movie Bonnie and Clyde. Since then, he worked great in the industry, and then in the year 2004; he announced his retirement from the industry. After his retirement, he started working as a novelist. He has co-written three books so far. In the year 2016, Gene has also narrated a documentary titled The Unknown Flag Raiser.

Awards & Achievements

Gene Hackman has done great work in the entertainment industry and has been accoladed well for his work. He got his first award for the Best Actor in the year 1971. He has been awarded two BAFTA awards, four Golden Globe awards, one SAG awards, and two Academy Awards. In total, he has been nominated for 23 Awards. He has been loved a lot even after retirement in the entertainment industry for his great contribution to the industry.

Net Worth & Salary of Gene Hackman in 2024

Gene Hackman Net Worth
Gene Hackman Net Worth

As of May 2024, Gene Hackman has earned a net worth of $85 million so far. His most of the net worth is contributed by his acting career. After acting, he started working as a novelist. He is currently living happily in his New Mexico house with his family. This house is around $4.6 million. Gene also has a nice car collection. He has luxurious cars, including Porsche, Audi, and Range Rover. He has recently bought a Jaguar, which is around $341,000.

Gene Hackman is a novelist and retired actor of American ethnicity who has earned a net worth of $85 million in his career so far. He is a very hard working person who has paid him well in his life. He had a great 40 years career in acting, and after that, he started working as a novelist.



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