Jim Caviezel

Inside Biography

Jim Caviezel is an American actor who is best known for his acting as Jesus Christ in the 2004 movie The Pa s sion of the Christ. His other notable works include Bobby Jones in Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius, Detective Sullivan in Frequency, Edmond Dantes in The Count of Monte Cristo, Catch in Agel Eyes, Caroll Oerstadt in Déjà vu and Private Sullivan in The Thin Red Line. Currently, he can be seen in the CBS drama series Person of Interest which has been aired since 2011 September. Jim is active in the entertainment world since 189.

Early Life And Education Of Jim Caviezel

Born in the year 1968 September 26 at Mount Vernon, Washington, the USA from parents Margaret, who is a former stage actress and James Caviezel, a chiropractor, Jim Caviezel was born as James Patrick Caviezel.

He has four siblings, three sisters named Ann, Amy and Erin and a younger brother named Timothy. He was raised in the Catholic faith. He has American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity as his father is of Slovak and Swiss descent and his mother is of Irish. He has been encouraged to be active in sports by his father as his father also used to play basketball.

Jim attended Mount Vernon High School and later when his family moved to Seattle, he attended O’Dea High School, a Catholic high where he again transferred to John F. Kennedy Memorial High School. He played basketball in all his school life and been graduated in the year 1987. Afterward, he joined at Bellevue College where he continued playing basketball.

In his second year, he got a foot injury which put an end to his dreams to be in the NBA. After graduating from college, he joined the University of Washington where he studied acting and focused his career in it.

Jim Caviezel's Career

Talking about the career march in his life, he began acting being part in the plays in Seattle. He made his debut in the movies since 1991 from the movie My Own Private Idaho as Airline Clerk. Afterward, he got the role in the television series called The Wonder Years as Bobby Riddle in the episode “Hero.”

He began to appear in the several of the movies then after. He has appeared in the movies like Diggstown, Wyatt Earp, The rock, Frequency, Madison, The count of Monte Cristo, Highwayman, The Pa s sion of the Christ, Unknown, Outlander, Transit, Savannah, etc. His recent movie is When the Game Stands Tall in the year 2014 as Bob Ladouceur.

Jim was hit by the lightning while playing in the movie Pa s sion of the Christ because of which he had suffered from pneumonia and hypothermia. In an interview, he has claimed that he has been blacklisted in the Hollywood. It might be true as well. In Hollywood, the overt Christians and conservatives are blacklisted. 

Even though he has been in the blacklisting in the Hollywood, he is one of the dedicated actors towards his profession.

Jim Caviezel's Net Worth And Salary

Jim Caviezel's net worth is $25 million at present. There is a long queue of Jim’s fan following. His biography, pictures, videos, and articles on him can be found on different internet sites including Wikipedia, IMDb.

The movie Pa s sion of the Christ has been the most noticed work of him which is popular in the world and widely watched movie. For the performance in the movie, he has also been awarded the Movie Guild Grace Award.

Caviezel donated $2,100 to the 2006 campaign to re-elect U.S. Senator Rick Santorum. Caviezel was featured with Patricia Heaton, Kurt Warner, and Mike Sweeney in an advertisement opposing Missouri Constitutional Amendment 2, which allowed any form of embryonic stem cell research and therapy in Missouri that is otherwise legal under federal law.

Jim Caviezel's Personal Life

Talking about the personal life of 46 years old in age actor Jim, he married the woman whom he met on a blind date. The name of his wife is Kerri Browitt, who is an English teacher and flutist. They got married in the year 1996 July 20. They have adopted three Chinese Children.

He is living a happy life with his wife and three children. Jim is a very devoted Christian. He has been the featured speaker in many of the religious public speaking venues after the release of the movie Pa s sion of the Christ where he speaks about his faith.

by sahra, 28 Sep, 2014

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