Christian Bale Biography

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Christian Bale

Quick Facts Of Christian Bale

Celebrated Name Christian Bale
Age 45 Years
Nick Name Chris
Birth Name Christian Charles Philip Bale
Birth Date 1974-01-30
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Haverfordwest, U.K
Nationality British-American
Ethnicity Mixed: English, German and Channel Islander
Horoscope Aquarius
Education Bournemouth School
Debut Movie Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
Father David Bale
Mother Jenny James Bale
Sisters Louise Bale, Sharon Bale and Erin Bale
Marital Status Married
Wife Sandra Blažić
Height 6 feet
Weight 82 kg
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Chest Size 42 inches
Waist Size 32 inches
Bicep Size 16 inches
Net Worth $80 million
Hobbies Swimming, Snow Boarding, Horse Riding and Playing Video Games
Favorite Color Black
Children Joseph Bale and Emmeline Bale

Christian Bale is a movie actor and producer. He is one of the most beloved, most popular and highly paid actors of Hollywood. He is famous due to his participation in the shootings of big-budget blockbusters.

Best Known For

  • His intense method acting style, often transforming his body drastically for his roles.
  • His role as serial killer Patrick Bateman in ‘American Psycho’ and as Batman in Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight’ trilogy.

Gossip and Rumors

  • Christian Bale became part of controversy due to the 2008 ‘Terminator Salvation’ incident. While filming, he flew into an angry tirade on the set. This audio recording of the incident was released in February 2009. Several actors including Whoopi Goldberg and Terry Crews. defended Bale’s actions.
  • 76th Golden Globe Awards Nominees 2019.

Popular Movies

  • American Psycho (2000)
  • Terminator Salvation (2009)
  • The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
  • Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
  • The Big Short (2015)
  • Hostiles (2017)

Early Life of Christian Bale

Christian Bale was born in Haverfordwest, the United Kingdom as Christian Charles Philip Bale, to parents Jenny and David Bale. His father was an entrepreneur, commercial pilot and his mother was a circus performer. 

Additionally, he has three sisters. He spent his childhood years between Wales, Surrey, and Dorset in England, and Portugal. The world of acting always intrigued Bale as a child. He is of English and American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, German, and Channel Islander.

Talking about his education, Bale attended Bournemouth School, however, left at age 16.

Career of Christian Bale

Christian Bale initially appeared in a commercial for the fabric softener Lenor in 1982. Additionally, he also appeared in a Pac-Man cereal commercial the next year. He had his stage debut in 1984 after he appeared in ‘The Nerd’ alongside Rowan Atkinson. At the age of seventeen, he moved to Los Angeles with his father after his parent’s divorce. In addition, he made his film debut in 1986 after he appeared in the TV movie ‘Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna’. In addition, the next year, he appeared in the TV Mini-Series ‘Heart of the Country’ as Ben Harris. He also had a role in the 1987 film ‘Mio in the Land of Faraway’. Since then, he has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, he has over 45 credits as an actor.

Some other movies and television series that Bale has appeared in are ‘Hostiles’, ‘The Promise’, ‘Knight of Cups’, ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’, ‘American Hustle’, ‘The Flowers of War’, ‘Public Enemies’, ‘I’m Not There.’, ‘The Prestige’, ‘The New World’, ‘Equilibrium’, ‘Reign of Fire’, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, ‘The Secret Agent’, ‘Little Women’, ‘Swing Kids’, and ‘Treasure Island’ among others. Additionally, he also has a credit as a producer.

He won the prestigious Academy Award for his performance in ‘The Fighter’. Additionally, he has also garnered other two Oscar nomination. In addition, he has also won Golden Globe Award, Saturn Award, EDA Award, and ACCA Award. All in all, he has 66 wins and 82 nominations for several awards to his name.

Net Worth of Christian Bale

Christian Bale has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 80 million at present. He earns his income as an actor.

Personal Life of Christian Bale

Christian Bale was in a brief relationship with Drew Barrymore during 1987. He dated actress Samantha Mathis for a year from 1994 to 1995. In 1999, he had a fling with actress Anna Friel.

At present, Bale is a married man. He is married to former model and makeup artist, Sibi Blazic. The pair married on January 29, 2000. Furthermore, they have two children from this marriage, Emmeline and Joseph.

In addition, he is not active on Twitter, Facebook as well as Instagram. However, he has numerous fan pages on the social media platform.

Body Measurements of Christian Bale

Talking about his body measurement, Bale has a height of 6 feet (1.83 m) and weighs around 82 kg. Furthermore, his hair color dark brown and eye color is hazel. Additionally, his chest size is 42 inches, waist size is 32 inches and biceps size is 16 inches.

Did You Know?

  • Christian Bale is the first non-American to play the role of Batman.
  • In 2010, he got the Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actor for his role in the flim "The Fighter".
  • In 1987, National Board of Review of motion Pictures gave him the first ever "Best performance by a Juvenile Actor" award for his performance on the film "Empire of the Sun".

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