Ewan McGregor Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Mar, 2020
Facts of Ewan McGregor
Date of Birth: 1971 , March-31
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Ewan McGregor
Father James Charles Stewart
Mother Carol Diane
Nationality British-Scottish
Birth Place/City Perth, Scotland
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Film, TV shows
Net Worth $45 million
Affair with Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Children Four
Divorce Eve Mavrakis
Education Morrison's Academy
Movies Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, The Ghost Writer
TV Show Fargo, Tales from the Crypt, Lipstick on Your Collar
Siblings  Colin McGregor
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Ewan McGregor is a Scottish actor who first came to stardom playing Pvt. Hopper in the mini-series Lipstick on Your Collar. He is also well known for his role as Mark Renton in the drama films Trainspotting. McGregor's other critical acclaim movies are Star Wars prequel trilogy, Moulin Rouge!, and Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Attended Morrison's Academy

Ewan McGregor was born in Perth, Scotland, on March 31, 1971. He was raised in Crieff, Scotland. He holds dual nationality of British and Scottish, and his ethnicity is white. 

McGregor is the son of James Charles Stewart, a retired physical education teacher and careers master, and Carol Diane, a retired teacher of Crieff High School. 

Ewan's older brother Colin McGregor was a Tornado GR4 pilot in the Royal Air Force. Talking about Ewan's education, he went to Morrison's Academy in Crieff and left when he reached 16 years old.

Then, he began working as a stagehand at Perth Theatre. He took several classes at Kirkcaldy College of Technology. At the age of 18, he joined the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Rose To Fame From 'Lipstick on Your Collar'

Ewan McGregor began her acting career in 1993, appearing in mini-series Lipstick on Your Collar as Pvt. Hopper. The same year, he was cast in the mini-series Scarlet and Black

Ewan McGregor attending photocall of film Star Wars SOURCE: Teller Report

His other early features films and television series are Screen One, Trainspotting, and Tales from the Crypt. In 1999, he appeared as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the action film Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace.

Furthermore, McGregor played Emmit Stussy and Ray Stussy in the television series Fargo in 2017. In 2019, he reprised his role in the film Star Wars sequel: The Rise of Skywalker.

Accumulated Net Worth Of $45 Million

The 48-year-old, Ewan McGregor holds an estimated net worth of $45 million, as of March 2020. He earns a considerable amount of wealth from his professional acting career.

As per the source, McGregor was paid $35,000 for his voice role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Moreover, McGregor owns a mansion in the Brentwood area of LA which he bought in 2002 for £1.5million.

Similarly, he has almost 20 cars, including a fancy car Rolls Royce, VW Beetle, Mclaren mp4-12c, 60's ford mustang convertible, which worth more than $2.3 Million.

One of Ewan's movie Stars Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace has made a huge box office of $1,027,082,707 against the budget of $155,000,000.

Previously Married To Eve Mavrakis

Ewan McGregor was a married man. He was previously married to Eve Mavrakis, a French-Greek Jewish production designer. They first met on the set of Kavanagh QC and after dating for several months they tied the knot in 1995.

Ewan McGregor with his ex-wife Eve Mavrakis SOURCE: Metro

The couple shares four daughters, Clara Mathilde McGregor, Anouk McGregor, Esther Rose McGregor, and Jamyan McGregor from their marriage. Sadly, the duo got separated in May 2017. 

After that, McGregor began dating Mary Elizabeth Winstead, an American actress, and singer in 2017. They first met while working together on the set of season 3 of Fargo

On January 19, 2018, McGregor and Mavrakis ended their 22 years of marriage. Moreover, Ewan and Elizabeth were spotted kissing openly on the street of New York City in March 2020.

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