Charlie Sheen Biography

Charlie Sheen

Quick Facts Of Charlie Sheen

Celebrated Name Charlie Sheen
Age 54 Years
Nick Name Charlie Sheen
Birth Name Carlos Irwin Estévez
Birth Date 1965-09-03
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Nationality American
Place Of Birth Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Height 5.10
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Religion Other
Ethnicity White
Endorsment NicoSheen
Best Known For Two And A Half Men
Debut Movie Badlands
High School Santa Monica High School, California
Number Of TV Appearences 14
Total Featured Movies 75
Foot Size 10
Net Worth $10 million

Carlos Irwin Estevez, popularly known by the name Charlie Sheen is an American actor. He is best known for his work in television including, Spin City, Two and a Half Men, and Anger Management. He major films are Platoon, Wall Street, Young Guns, Eight Men Out, Major League, Hot Shots!, and The Three Musketeers. He was the highest paid actor on television in 2010 earning $1.8 million per episode of Two and a Half Men. He has earned numerous awards and accolades working in films and television. He has also been a subject of gossips for his alcohol and drug abuse, marital problems, and domestic violence. He publicly revealed in November 2015 that he is HIV positive. He has over 858k followers on his Instagram and over 11.4 million followers on his Twitter.  

Denise Richard, Charlie Sheen's Ex-Wife Invited Sheen On Her Wedding 

Denise Richard and Charlie Sheen who were a married couple between 2002 and 2006 are still part of each other's lives. Denise Richards invited Sheen to her wedding to Aaron Phypers to be held in September last year. The couple who shares 2 daughters together stated that Sheen would always be included in special events as they are still a family.

Denise also stated that she didn't care whom her former spouse would bring as his date on her wedding. 

Famous For

  • His work in television, Spin City, Two and a Half Men, and Anger Management.
  • His film, Platoon, Wall Street, Young Guns, Eight Men Out, Major League, Hot Shots!, and The Three Musketeers.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Education, Religion

Charlie Sheen was born on 3 September 1965. His birth name is Carlos Irwin Estevez. He was born to a father, Martin Sheen, and a mother, Janet Templeton. His birth place is in New York City, New York in the United States. He holds American nationality. He belongs to White ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Virgo. He has 3 siblings, 2 older brothers, Emilio and Ramon, and a younger sister, Renee. His paternal grandparents were emigrants from Spain and Ireland. 

After his father's Broadway turn in The Subject Was Roses, his parents moved to Malibu, California. 

He attended Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, California. While at Santa Monica High School, he showed interest in acting. Along with his brother Emilio and school friends Rob Lowe and Sean Penn, he started making Super 8 films. Sheen was expelled from school a few weeks before graduation for poor grades and attendance. He then decided to become an actor and took the stage name, Charlie Sheen. His father had adopted the surname Sheen in honor of the Catholic archbishop and theologian Fulton J. Sheen.

Film Career

Charlie Sheen made his film debut in an uncredited minor role of a boy under the lamppost in the 1973 film, Badlands. 

He also appeared in his father's film The Execution of Private Slovik. He was 9 years old then.

His major film career began in 1984. He landed the role in the Cold War teen drama, Red Dawn. 

Since then, he has appeared in numerous films. 

His major films are Platoon (1986), Wall Street (1987), Young Guns (1988), Eight Men Out (1988), Major League (1989), Hot Shots! (1991), and The Three Musketeers (1993), Major League II (1994). 

The Young Guns casts, Charlie Sheen, John Fusco, Emilio Estevez, Christopher Cain, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Kiefer Sutherland were honored with a Bronze Wrangler for their work on the film Young Guns.

The other films he has appeared in between 1993 and 1990 are Silence of the Heart, The Fourth Wise Man, The Boys Next Door, Lucas, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Wraith, Wisdom, No Man's Land, Three for the Road, Cadence, Courage Mountain, Men at Work, Navy SEALs, and The Rookie.

He is the writer and narrator of the 1989 drama film, Tale of Two Sisters.

He appeared in short films, A Life in the Day (1986) and Comicits (1989). 

Director Oliver Stone asked Sheen to star in his new film, Born on the Fourth of July. But he later cast Tom Cruise. Since then Sheen did not take the lead role in Stone's subsequent films. He had a cameo role in Money Never Sleeps in 2010.

He appeared in films, Deadfall, Terminal Velocity, The Chase, Major League II, The Arrival, Money Talks, Shadow Conspiracy, Bad Day on the Block, Postmortem, No Code of Conduct (Wrote, Produced, and starred), Free Money, Five Aces, Being John Malkovich, Rated X between 1991 and 2000.

He appeared in the 1992 documentary, Oliver Stone: Inside Out and 1998 documentary Junket Whore.

He wrote his first movie, a direct-to-video documentary, Discovery Mars in 1997.

He had voice roles in 1996 film, All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 and 2012 film, Foodfight!.

He appeared in films Good Advice and Scary Movie 3, documentaries, Last Party 2000, The Making of Bret Michaels, and 0/11 Truth: Hollywood Speaks Up, and in short film Deeper Than Deep.

He played the President of the United States in the 2013 film, Machete Kills. He was credited under his birth name, Carlos Estevez. 

He appeared as Charlie in 2017 film, Mad Families, and as Jeffrey Cage in 2017 film, 9/11.

He has also made cameo appearances in numerous films including Scary Movie 5, Madea's Witness Protection, Due Date, Scary Movie 4, Pauly Shore is Dead, Lisa Picard is Famous, A Letter from Death Row, Loose Women, Loaded Weapon 1, Catchfire, Wisdom, among others. 

Television

He made his television debut in a minor role in the 1985 television film, Out of the Darkness.

He made his television series debut in the role of Casey in an episode of the Amazing Stories: Book Three in 1986.

He replaced Michael J. Fox in the last two seasons of the ABC sitcom, Spin City. He appeared as Charlie Crawford which was his first major role in television. He appeared in the sitcom from 2000 until its end in 2002. 

He landed the lead role as Charlie Harper in a CBS television sitcom, Two and a Half Men in 2003. 

He appeared in Two and a Half Men between 2003 and 2011 earning him global popularity. 

In 2010, he became the highest paid tv actor as he was paid $1.8 million per episode of Two and a Half Men. It was his eighth and final season on the show.

The production of Two and a Half Men went on break in January 2011 while Sheen underwent a substance rehabilitation program in his home. It was his third attempt at rehab in 12 months. 

Sheen publicly made derogatory comments about the series' creator, Chuck Lorre in February 2011.

CBS canceled the season's four remaining episodes and Warner Bros banned Sheen from entering its production unit. 

Sheen publicly demanded a 50 percent raise on his salary though he was already the highest-paid actor on television. He claimed that he was underpaid in comparison to the amount that the series was making. 

CBS and Warner Bros terminated Sheen's contract in March 2011.  He was replaced by Ashton Kutcher. 

Sheen filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against Lorre and Warner Bros. They reached to a settlement in September 2011. 

He later appeared in minor roles in television series, Overhaulin', The Big Bang Theory, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Family Guy, The Goldbergs, and Typical Rick.  

He is also known for his role as Charlie Goodson in FX television sitcom, Anger Management. It was the spin-off of the movie of the same name. He appeared in the sitcom between 2012 and 2014. 

Meltdown

Sheen had a highly publicized "meltdown" in the wake of the dismissal. His highly publicized meltdown was broadcast on television and the Internet. He went on to make bizarre statements in interviews. He even posted videos of himself smoking a cigarette through his nose, and cursing out his former employers on YouTube.

Others

Charlie Sheen was roasted on Comedy Central on 19 September 2011. 6.4 million people watched it making it the highest rated roast on Comedy Central to date. 

He launched a clothing line for children, Sheen Kidz in 2006.

He set a Guinness World Record for Twitter as the "Fastest Time to Reach 1 Million Followers" as well as the "Highest Paid TV Actor Per Episode-Current", both in 2011.

He signed with Ad.ly marketing agency specializing in Twitter and Facebook promotions in March 2011.

He went on nationwide tour, "My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat is Not An Option" starting in Detroit on 2 April 2011. The tour sold out in 18 minutes which became a Ticketmaster record. 

He became the face of and partner in "NicoSheen", a line of disposable E-cigarettes and related products. 

He hosted the 12th annual Gathering of the Juggalos in August 2011. 

He went to Australia for his "An Evening With Charlie Sheen" tour in October 2018.

Awards 

Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for contribution to Motion Picture, 7021 Hollywood, Blvd in 1994.

1989 Western Heritage Theatrical Motion Picture Award for Young Guns.

2002 Golden Globe Award for Best Lead Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical for Spin City.

2008 ALMA Award for Outstanding Male Performance in a Comedy Television Series for Two and a Half Men. 

4 Primetime Emmy awards nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Two and a Half Men. 

3 Screen Actors Guild award nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Motion Picture, one for Being John Malkovich, and 2 for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series. 

Is Charlie Sheen Currently Married?

Charlie Sheen has been married three times. He has five children and one grandchild. 

He had his first child, a daughter from his relationship with his former high school girlfriend, Paula Profit. Sheen has one granddaughter through his oldest daughter. 

Sheen was engaged to actress, Kelly Preston in 1990. In January 1990, he accidentally shot Kelly in her arm. Soon after, Kelly broke off the engagement.

He then dated a number of adult film actresses, including Ginger Lynn and Heather Hunter in the 1990s.

He married Donna Peele on 3 September 1995. The same year he got married, he was named as one of the clients of an escort agency operated by Heidi Fleiss. Sheen and Peele divorced in 1996.

He met actress Denise Richards on the set of Good Advice in 2000. Richard made a guest appearance on Sheen's TV show, Spin City in October 2001. Soon after, they started dating. The couple got engaged in December 2001 and later got married on 15 June 2002. The couple shares two daughters together. Richard filed for divorce in March 2005. She accused Shee of alcohol and drug abuse and threats of violence. Their divorce was finalized in November 2006. 

Sheen then married an actress, Brooke Mueller on 30 May 2008. The couple shares twin sons. Sheen filed for divorce in November 2010. His wife, Mueller even obtained a restraining order against Sheen. Their divorce was finalized in May 2011.

He was concurrently living with pornographic actress Bree Olson and model and graphic designer Natalie Kenly in March 2011. He collectively nicknamed them as his "goddesses". Olson left him in April 2011 and Kenly left him in June 2011. 

He stated in an interview on Piers Morgan Tonight in January 2013 that he is in a relationship with Georgia Jones, an adult film actress.

He got engaged to former adult film star, Brett Rossi (real name: Scottine) in February 2014. They planned their wedding for November 2014. However, they separated in October 2014. 

Substance Abuse, Legal Issues, and Health

He suffered a stroke after overdosing using cocaine in May 1998. A friend found him in his seaside home and called the paramedics. Paramedics had to give him emergency life-saving treatment and rushed him to Las Robles hospital. where he was hospitalized. 

He then checked himself into the rehab clinic but fled the clinic within hours. Hours later he fled the clinic, Sheriffs forced him back into the clinic.

He was already on probation in California for a previous drug offense. He had his probation extended for an extra year in August 1998. He then entered a rehab clinic. 

In a 2004 interview, he admitted that the injection of cocaine caused the overdose. 

He was arrested for assaulting his wife at the time, Brooke Mueller in Aspen, Colorado on 25 December 2009. He was released from the jail on the same day after posting an $8,500 bond. He was charged with felony menacing, as well as third-degree assault and criminal mischief. He pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault as part of a plea bargain that dismissed other charges on him and was sentenced to 30 days in a drug rehab center, 30 days of probation, and 36 hours of anger management. 

The police removed him from his suite at the Plaza Hotel on 26 October 2010 after he reportedly caused $7,000 in damage. He admitted to drinking and using cocaine the night of the incident, according to the NYPD. He was released after entering a hospital for observation.

He publicly revealed on 17 November 2015 that he was HIV positive. He also revealed that he was diagnosed positive roughly four years earlier. A source stated that he had over 200 sexual partners after he learned that he had HIV. He said that he paid extortionists approximately $10 million since 2011 to keep his HIV status secret. 

He told in an interview at The Dr. Oz Show that he had been receiving alternative treatment in Mexico from Sam Chachoua in the late 2015 and he has stopped taking his medication. Sam claimed that treatment is an effective vaccine for HIV. Sheen's manager revealed that Sheen resumed taking his medications soon after the interview.

He had his monthly child support payments to his ex-wives, Brooke and Denise, reduced from $55,000 to $10,000 in April 2016.

He was under investigation by the LAPD stalking unit in April 2016 for threatening to kiss his former fiancee Scottine Ross. 

Activism

After Sheen revealed himself being HIV positive, Google had the greatest number of HIV-related searches recorded in the United States. 3 weeks after he revealed, there were about 2.75 million more searches than expected that included the term HIV, and 1.25 million searches were directly relevant to public-health outcomes because they included search terms for condoms, HIV symptoms, or HIV testing. A later study found his disclosure corresponded with a 95% increase in over-the-counter at-home HIV testing kits.

The study's authors dubbed it "The Charlie Sheen Effect". Commenters noted, "Charlie Sheen did more for HIV education than most UN events do." He spoke out for HIV prevention. 

Charity 

He was the spokesperson for the Lee National Denim Day breast cancer fundraiser for 2004. They raised millions of dollars for research and education regarding the disease. He has stated that his friend died of breast cancer and he wanted to try to help find a cure for the disease.

He has been the major donor and supporter of Aid For AIDS since 2006. In 2009, he was honored with an AFA Angel Award at the nonprofits' 25th Anniversary Reception. He has volunteered to act as a celebrity judge for several years for their annual fundraiser, Best In Drag Show. 

He has brought other celebrities including his father to fund for the cause. 

He and Jenna Elfman co-hosted the Scientology-affiliated New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project charity even in March 2008. 

He donated a dollar from each ticket sold from his "My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat is Not An Option Show" 2011 tour to the Red Cross Japanese Earthquake Relief Fund.

He took on a Twitter challenge by a grieving mother in July 2012 to help critically ill babies born with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia by supporting CHERUBS - The Association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Awareness and Support. 

He announced in July 2012 that he would donate at least $1 million to the USO. 

He is a lifelong fan of the Cincinnati Reds. He donated $50,000 to the team's community fund.

He has become an outspoken advocate of the 9/11 Truth movement. He was characterized by the press as believing the 9/11 Commission was a whitewash and that the administration of former President George W. Bush may have been responsible for the attacks.

What are Charlie Sheen's Body Measurements?

Charlie Sheen stands at a height of 1.78 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a body weight of 183 lbs i.e. 83 kg. He has an average body build. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is also dark brown. 

What is Charlie Sheen's Net Worth?

Charlie Sheen earns major of his income working in the entertainment industry. He is one of the successful actors in Hollywood with numerous hit films and television shows. He was the highest paid actor in 2010 earning $1.8 million per episode of Two and A Half Men. He has endorsed several brands. He has appeared in commercials for Ultra Tune, Fiat 500 Abarth, CNBC.com, Cingular Wireless, DirecTV, VISA Check Card, American Express, Bavaria Malt Beer, a Japanese commercial for Madras Modello, Hanes underwear with Michael Jordan, among others. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $10 million.  

Did You Know?

  • All of his siblings are actors as well.
  • Robert Downey Jr. and Charlie Sheen attended the same high school, Santa Monica High School.
  • His first name Charlie is an English form of his birth name Carlos.
  • He has appeared in the music videos, "Steak & Mash Potatoes" by Chain Swangaz featuring Brother Marquis in 2011, and "Drug Addicts" in 2018.
  • He appeared with his father in the films, Wall Street, Cadence.
  • He appeared with his brother, Emilio in Young Guns and Men At Work.

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