William Hurt
William Hurt
Celebrated Name: William Hurt
Real Name/Full Name: William McChord Hurt
Gender: Male
Age: 74 years old
Birth Date: 20 March 1950
Birth Place: Washington D.C, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.88 m
Weight: 91 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Mary Beth Hurt (1971-1982)
Heidi Henderson (1989-1992)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Jeanne Bonaire Hurt, Alexander Devon Hurt, Samuel Hurt, William Hurt)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is William Hurt Gay?: No
Profession: Actor, Private Pilot, owner of Beechcraft Bonanza
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $20 million
Last Updated: June 2024

William Hurt is a notable actor and has been a prominent theatre artist in the past. He has been nominated for many prestigious awards for his impeccable roles, including The Golden Globe Awards and Academy Awards. In 2008 his journey began with Marvel studios from the movie Hulk as the character General “Thunderbolt” Ross, which was continued successfully till the Avengers movies. His role was again recreated for Captain America: Civil War.

Maybe you know about William Hurt very well but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in present times? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of William Hurt’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

He was born and brought up in Washington, D.C. His mother, Claire Isabel, worked at Time Inc., And his father Alfred McChord Hurt worked for the state department. After his parents got divorced, he attended the Middlesex School, where he was also the Vice president of the Dramatics Club. He played the role of protagonists in the majority of the plays. In 1968 he graduated and carried on further and studied theology at Tufts University. Though he pursued the academics field, he realized that his acquired talents are made for acting, and that is why he joined the Julliard School.

Personal Life

William Hurt is the step-grandson of Henry Luce, who found Time magazine and actress-writer, Clare Boothe Luce.

His first marriage with Mary Beth Hurt in 1971 was, unfortunately, ended in 1982. This divorce was initiated due to the lawsuit filed by Sandra Jennings based on that they went through a common-law marriage.

He was still married when his extramarital affair began with Jennings New York in 1981; she became pregnant in 1982, which was the final call for divorce. They were officially unmarried and later separated when Jennings’s accusation for seeking recognition on the common-law marriage was found fruitless in court. Hurt is also a private pilot and the owner of Beechcraft Bonanza.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 20 March 1950, William Hurt is 74 years old as of today’s date 16th June 2024. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 91 kg.


Initially, Hurt went on with stage productions only to be a member of the acting company at Circle Repertory Company from 1977 to 1989. In 1989 he played the part of a narrator for The polar Express, which was available in cassette tapes. He was widely accredited for his lead role in the science-fiction movie altered states in which Hurt played an obsessed scientist. In 1985 he made a breakthrough by bagging awards at the Cannes Film Festival and Academy Award for the movie Kiss of the Spider Woman in the category of Best Male Performance.

Apart from theatre and movies, he is known for his memorable performances in a few of the T.V. series.

In 2009 he Hurt the part of a regular show on F.X. series Damages for which he was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award in “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Awards & Achievements

William Hurt has played some diverse and prominent roles in the movies as a theatre artist and regular T.V shows. His role in the altered state’s film got him to be nominated for the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year along with the awards at the Cannes and Academy Awards. The movie kiss of the Spider Woman brought him six significant awards for his brilliant acting. Then again, in 2005, he acquired three critic’s awards for his supporting role in A history of violence.

Hurt was nominated for Damages in 2009 for several prestigious awards, and similarly, in 2011, he was nominated for Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy award, and satellite Award for the T.V movie Too Big to Fail.

Net Worth & Salary of William Hurt in 2024

William Hurt Net Worth
William Hurt Net Worth

William Hurt is an extraordinary actor, and his talents are well respected and renowned all over the world. For 40 years, he has been in this industry and collected a net worth of $20 million as of June 2024. Keeping aside his acting skills, he is keenly interested in aircraft, and that is why he is himself a private pilot and also a proud owner of Beechcraft Bonanza.

William McChord Hurt is an American actor, theatre artist, loves to travel, and he personally considers himself as a food taster. His fluency in French makes him quite charming, and that deep mellow voice creates a scintillating effect on the listeners. His personal life has been quite a show for the tabloid, and that is why he has been single for quite a long time now. He has stated clearly that he is no more interested in initiating an affair or any serious relationship.


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