Jonathan was born as Jonathan Michael Francis O’Keeffe on 27th July, 1977 in Dublin, Ireland to parents Mary Geraline Myers and John O’Keeffe. He spent most of his childhood days with his siblings Ali O’Keefe, Jamie O’Keeffe and Paul O’Keefe. Meyer’s mother raised him after his parents divorced and his mother started drinking heavily. He was really affected by it. Meyers’ nationality is Irish.
Meyers attended North Monastery Christian Brothers School but was expelled at the tender age of 14. He then left his home and began working in a pool hall. He was then cast as an Irish boy in War of the Buttons. He was then seen in numerous movies like 1996’s The Disappearance of Finbar, Michael Collins, Samson and Delilah as young Samson. He began appearing as prominent characters in Telling Lies in America, Velvet Goldmine, Titus, Tangled, Bend It Like Beckham, Octane, I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead, The Lion in Winter as King Philip II, Alexander as Ca s sander, Elvis as Elvis Presely, From Paris With Love, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones as valentine Morgenstern, The Rising as Padraig Pearse, London Town as Joe Strummer. For his exceptional acting in Velvet Goldmine, Meyers received a nomination in London Critics Circle Film Award. Also for his role in Elvis, he received a Golden Globe Award, Satellite Award and was nominated for the prestigious Primetime Emmy Award. He has had a great acting career so far.
Meyers has had a colorful dating experience. He previously dated Toni Collette from 1998 to 199. After their break up, he began dating girlfriend Lisa Butcher from 2002 to 2003. Meyers then fell in love with the lovely Cha Cha Seigan with whom he planned to get married but only engaged before leaving her. Then began dating Reena Hammer in 2004 and then split up in 2012. Reena was the daughter of the famous makeup artist Ruby Hammer. Meyers went on to have a relationship with the beautiful Katie McGrath but the relationship did not work out so they separated in 2007. Meyers then had rumors about affair with an actress. The lady turned out to be Victoria Keon-Cohen. The many failures in his dating history may be pointed to his troubled past. He does not have a spouse and children till date.
He stands tall at the height of 5 feet 10 inches and has a masculine figure which grabs the attention of many of his audience. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California as well as London, England at times. His net worth is estimated to be a total of $18 million which shows his huge salary. Meyers is a growing actor who is garnering success with his each move. The bio about the very talented Jonathan Rhys Meyers can be found in various social media sites like the Wikipedia, IMDb and twitter.
by Bchrome, 25 Mar, 2016