|Celebrated Name:||Guy Pearce|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Guy Edward Pearce|
|Age:||53 years old|
|Birth Date:||5 October 1967|
|Birth Place:||Ely, Cambridgeshire, England|
|Nationality:||British and Australian|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Kate Mestitz (m, 1997; div, 2015)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Monte Pearce)|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Yes (Carice van Houten)|
|Is Guy Pearce Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Actor, Musician, Singer, and Songwriter.|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$20 Million|
|Last Updated:||November 2020|
Guy Pearce is a popular British-Australian actor, musician, singer, and songwriter. He is most well-known for his starring role in the popular Australian series, “Neighbours” and for appearing in several popular films including, “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” (1994) “L.A. Confidential” (1997), “Memento” (2000), and “Iron Man 3” (2013). He has been the winner of a Primetime Emmy Award and has been nominated for Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and AACTA Awards.
Maybe you know about Guy Pearce very well, but do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Guy Pearce’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 & Biography
Guy Pearce, whose full name is Guy Edward Pearce, was born on the 5th of October 1967 in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England to parents, Stuart Pearce and Anne Cocking. He moved to Geelong, Victoria, with his family at the age of three. His father died in an aviation accident when he was just eight years of age. Coming to his education, he has attended Geelong College, where he was a member of the Geelong Society of Dramatic Arts (GSODA) Junior Players as well. Also, he had become an amateur bodybuilder by the time he was 16.
Guy Pearce married his childhood sweetheart, Kate Mestitz, in 1997, who is a psychologist by profession. However, they got divorced in 2015 after 18 years of marriage. Since 2015, he has been in a relationship with the popular actress, Carice van Houten. Together, they have a son, Monte Pearce (b. 2016).
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on the 5th of October 1967, Guy Pearce is 53 years old as of today’s date 24th November 2020. His height is 1.79 M tall, and his weight is 69 Kg.
Guy Pearce’s career began in 1985 when he began acting in the popular Australian soap opera, “Neighbours.” He worked in the series for many years. He then worked in the TV series “Home and Away” (1988) and “Snowy River: The McGregor Saga” (1993). Frank Howson who is a popular director, producer and writer cast him in the films, “Heaven Tonight,” “Hunting,” and “Flynn” and also paid for him to go to the Cannes Film Festival in 1991, to attend the premiere of his film, “Hunting.” There, the Frank Howson-funded publicity campaign brought Guy Pearce to the notice of the International Film Industry.
He then had a starring role in the 1994 comedy-drama film, “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert,” which was a huge hit. He soon found himself working in several popular U.S. films, including “L.A. Confidential,” “Memento,” and “The Time Machine.” He then had starring roles in the 2006 biographical film, “Factory Girl,” and the 2007 supernatural romance film, “Death Defying Acts”.
He continues to perform in the Australian films with starring roles in “The Hard Word” (2002) and “The Proposition” (2005). He performs in theatre as well, and in January of 2009, he returned to the stage after a seven-year absence and performed in the Melbourne Theatre Company’s production of “Poor Boy.” In 2010, he appeared in the historical drama film, “The King’s Speech.”
In 2013, he had a starring role in the popular superhero film, “Iron Man 3,” which was a monstrous hit. Since 2012, he has starred in the Australian TV series, “Jack Irish.” In 2015, he had a supporting role in the romantic drama film, “Holding the Man.” Apart from acting, he is also passionate about music and songwriting. In November of 2014, he released his first album, “Broken Bones” and 4 years later, he released his second album, “The Nomad” in 2018.
Awards & Achievements
Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Guy Pearce:
- As a part of the cast of “L.A. Confidential,” he was the winner of the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture in 1997.
- As a part of the cast of “The King’s Speech,” he was the winner of the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture in 2010.
- He was the winner of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his performance in the mini-series, “Mildred Pierce” in 2011.
Net Worth & Salary of Guy Pearce in 2020
As of November 2020, Guy Pearce has gathered a net worth of $20 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as an actor, musician, singer, and songwriter. He is most well-known for his starring in the popular Australian series, “Neighbours” and for appearing in several popular films including “L.A. Confidential” (1997), “Memento” (2000), and “Iron Man 3” (2013). He is a singer as well, having released his debut album, “Broken Bones” in 2014, and his second album, “The Nomad” in 2018.
Guy Pearce has been an amazing actor, and his work proves that. What often gets overlooked is the kind of heart he has, as he is a supporter of several charitable organizations. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he continues doing good for the society like he always has.