Norbert Leo Butz is one of the great actors in the Hollywood. His amazing acting skills and unique personality is not a new thing to anyone. His first came to this world on 30th of January, 1967 in St. Louis, MO. He is the 7th child out of 11 children of Norbert A. Butz and Elaine. He has French, German and Irish ancestry. He is one of the only nine actors ever to won the award twice as a lead character.
Butz attended Bishop DuBourg High School and get a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University. He earned Master of Fine Arts from The University of Alabama/Alabama Shakespeare Festival's Professional Training Program. On July 19, 2009, the murder of his sister Teresa Butz and her partner made national news.
It was 1997 when he officially started his acting career when he moved to his former wife and daughter to become swing in the musical Rent. After a couple of months, he got the full-time lead of Roger. After Rent, he started to work in other shows like playing Camille who was seeking for revenge in Thou Shalt Not and also as a confused heart-throb Jamie in the movie The Last 5 Years.
He also appeared in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels as Freddy for which he received in first Tony award as a lead actor. He's also played as the careless Prince Fiyero in Wicked. His next big venture was playing the role of Carl Hanratty in the Broadway production of Catch Me if You Can. For his amazing performance, he won his second Tony Award and second Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical.
His personal life has its ups and downs. He was first married to Sidney and has two daughters together named Clara and Maggie. The couple got a divorce while he was shooting for the film Wicked. During his wicked run, he met his future wife Michelle Federer. Butz then decided to marry his girlfriend in the year 2007. The couple has a beautiful daughter named Georgia Teresa Butz. Even after many years of their marriage there, relationship is going very strong. Whenever they appear in different parties and events the duo looks very ravishing together.
He is one of the most successful actors in the industry and it is only because of his love and pa s sion towards the work. He is a very dedicated actor who always tries to give life to his every character. Even at the age of 49, he is very good looking. He has a height of 5 feet 7 inches. His almost all films are very successful increasing his salary and net worth. According to some sources, his net worth is estimated at $2.5 million dollars. To watch his movies and enjoy them you can always visit Netflix and bio.
by Bchrome, 17 Jun, 2016