Christian Bale Biography
Christian Bale (Christian Charles Philip Bale) is an English actor. Additionally, he started his career as a child, and he emerged as one of the most versatile actors in the entertainment industry. Furthermore, he is known for his versatility and physical transformations for his roles, in addition, he has been a leading man in films of several genres. Besides, he has won various accolades, including two Golden Globe Awards, and an Academy Award.
Christian Bale Age|Birthday
Bale is 48 years old and known as an actress, He was born on 30th January 1974 in Haverfordwest, Wales United Kingdom. Therefore, he celebrates his birthday on the 30th of January every year.
Christian Bale Height |Weight
Bale’s height is estimated to be 6 feet 0 Inches tall ( 183 centimeters). In addition, he has a body weight of 80 kilograms (176 lbs).
Christian Bale Family
Bale was born to English parents Jenny James, (mother) who was a circus performer, and David Bale, (father) who was an entrepreneur and activist. Additionally, he has two elder sisters, Louise, and Sharon, and a half-sister who is from his father’s first marriage, Erin. Furthermore, one of his grandfathers was a comedian, and the other was a stand-in for John Wayne.
Christian Bale Wife
Bale married Sandra “Sibi” Blažić, who is known as a former model. Additionally, the couple got married in Las Vegas on 29 January 2000. Furthermore, they are blessed with two children, a son Joseph Bale, and a daughter, Emmeline Bale.
Christian Bale Career
At 13 years old, he made his big-screen debut, with little formal training as an actor, in Empire of the Sun in 1987. Additionally, he received an overwhelming amount of attention for his role, and later he became intensely private, trying to keep his personal life out of the media. Besides, he appeared in such popular youth-oriented films as Swing Kids in 1993, and Little Women in 1994, for which actress Winona Ryder handpicked him to play Laurie.
Furthermore, he provided the voice of Thomas for the Disney animated movie Pocahontas in 1995 and played Jesus of Nazareth in the made-for-television movie Mary, Mother of Jesus in 1999. In addition, his performance as serial killer Patrick Bateman in American Psycho in 2000 brought his additional attention.
He is known for immersing himself in roles, Besides, he lost some 63 pounds for the grim psychological thriller, the Machinist in 2004, in which he played an insomniac factory worker who has sleepless in a year and may be losing his mind.
Besides, he regained the weight to portray the dual role of Bruce Wayne and Batman in Batman Begins in 2005. Moreover, the new take on the iconic superhero was a critical and commercial success. However, he continued to highlight his versatility, playing magician intent on revenge in The Prestige in 2006, a struggling rancher in the tense American western 3:10 to Yuma in 2007, and Bob Dylan in I’m Not There in 2007.
In 2009, he next appeared in Terminator Salvation, the fourth film in the popular Terminator series, which had originally starred Arnold Schwarzenegger. He portrayed rebel leader John Connor as an adult in the futuristic thriller. In Public Enemies in 2009, which as well starred Johnny Depp and Marion Cotillard,
Additionally, he played Melvin Purvis, an FBI agent on the hunt for gangster John Dillinger. Bale as well portrayed the drug-addicted brother of a promising boxer in the drama The Fighter in 2010, a role for which he received the Academy Award for best supporting actor.
Christian Bale Education
Bale went to Bournemouth School. Additionally, he left school at age 16. In 1991, his parents divorced, and at age 17 years, he left together with his sister Louise and their father to Los Angeles.
Christian Bale Net worth| Salary
Bale has an estimated net worth of around $120 Million, as of July 2022. In addition, he earns $9 million for his first appearance in Batman Begins. Besides, he earns $10 million as basic salary for The Dark Night.
Christian Bale Movies
- 1987 Empire of the Sun
- 1989 Henry V
- 1994 Little Women
- 2000 American Psycho
- 2002 Equilibrium
- 2005 Batman Begins
- 2005 The New World
- 2006 The Prestige
- 2006 Rescue Dawn
- 2007 I’m Not There
- 2007 3:10 to Yuma
- 2008 The Dark Knight
- 2009 Public Enemies
- 2010 The Fighter
- 2012 The Dark Knight Rises
- 2013 American Hustle
- 2015 Knight of Cups
- 2015 The Big Short
- 2018 Vice
- 2019 Ford v Ferrari