Dominic West Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 Aug, 2018
Facts of Dominic West
Date of Birth: 1969 , October-15
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
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Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West is an English actor, director, and musician, best known for portraying Jimmy McNulty in an American crime drama TV series, The Wire. He has won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor at the 2012 British Academy Television Awards for portraying serial killer Fred West (no relation) in Appropriate Adult (2011).

Early Life And Education Of Dominic West

Dominic West was born in the year 1969 on the 15th of October, Sheffield, England. At this age, he has already been a very successful actor and his awesome work in TV shows and movies has earned him a lot of respect and appreciation.

He was born in a place called Sheffield which lies in the United Kingdom. He belongs to the ethnicity white and nationality American. He is an extremely generous person and always treats others with a smile.

He went to the Eton College for his education. Another institute which he went for getting an education is the Trinity College which lies in Dublin. To pursue his dream to be a great actor he went to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and graduated with flying colors.

Dominic West's Career

He has played great roles in TV shows and movies and this has made his very successful and very popular. He played the role of Donald Macdonald in a very popular movie called True Blue in the year 1996. He played the role of Paulo Picasso in a movie called Surviving Picasso the same year.

In the year 2000, he played the role of Jasper in a movie called 28 days. He played the role of Fred Casely in a movie called Chicago and his performance won many awards such as Broadcast Film Critics Association Award and the Screen Actors Guild Award.

Other movies to his credits are 300, Stingray, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Mona Lisa Smile, Burton & Taylor and Hold On. He has simply superb with his work in wonderful TV series such as The Wire, The Hour, The Catherine Tate Show and The Affair.

Dominic West's Net Worth And Salary

Dominc West's net worth is $12 million at present, which speaks him a success story. He has earned a huge amount of salary from his career.

He has appeared in the movies, "True Blue", "Surviving Picasso", "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace", "28 Days", "Mona Lisa Smile", "300", and "The Awakening".

He is very popular in social networking sites like Twitter. He has an amazing 11.8 thousand followers in Twitter which prove his stardom in the site.

He has been awarded many prestigious awards in his career such as Broadcasting Press Guild Award for the category of Best Actor.       

Dominic West's Personal Life

His personal life has been as perfect as his career. He married Catherine Fitzgerald in the year 2010 and till now there have been no real mishaps in their career. As their relationship is built on trust and mutual understanding it is unlikely to break and go through the process of divorce.

He has a total of five children who complete his family. He is not having an extramarital affair as he is fully committed to his wife and family.

He is a tall man as he has a height of 6 feet which is around 1.83 meters. He has been very successful in his career and his income does prove it.

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