Paul Bettany Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 Sep, 2018
Facts of Paul Bettany
Date of Birth: 1971 , May-27
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Paul Bettany
Birth Name Paul Bettany
Father Thane Bettany
Mother Anne Kettle
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Shepherd's Bush, London
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Actor
Working For Hollywood
Net Worth $20 Million
Eye Color Blue
Weight in KG 82 KG
Married Yes
Married to Jennifer Connelly (m. 2003)
Children Kai Dugan, Agnes Lark Bettany, Stellan Bettany
Education Drama Centre London
Awards Glamour Awards Man of the Year
Movies Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War
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Paul Bettany is one of the popular names in the Hollywood for his appearance in Marvel’s superhero films. He is best known for his role, JARVIS/Vision in several MCU’s films like Iron Man Trilogy, The Avengers’ film series and Captain America: Civil War (2015).

He first rose to fame in the British film Gangster No. 1 (2000) and Hollywood film A Knight’s Tale (2001). In 2001, he played in a biopic film A Beautiful Mind- based on the life story of Noble Prize winner Economist John Nash.

Bettany has nominated in several awards and accolades for his two-decade-long contribution in the film industry.

He is a married man and shares three children with his wife Jennifer Connelly.

Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Paul Bettany

Bettany was born in the year 1971 on the 27th of May in London, England. At this age, there is nothing he has not achieved in his career as an actor and he is always striving for more, even after being so successful.

He was born in a place called Shepherd's Bush which lies in London in the United Kingdom. He belongs to the ethnicity white and his nationality is British. He has two siblings and their names are Sarah Bettany and Matthew Bettany.

He had the spark of becoming an actor from his early childhood and he really capitalized onto that to become one of the finest. He has played some outstanding roles in TV shows and movies and this has made him the star he is today.

Paul Bettany's Career

In 1990, she began a three-year course at the Drama Centre London in Chalk Farm. He made his stage debut in Stephen Daldry’s acclaimed West End revival of An Inspector Calls at the Aldwych Theatre. He worked for numerous theater shows including some of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

CAPTION: Young Paul Betanny SOURCE: Filmviews

He played the role of Captain in a movie called Bent in the year 1997 and his amazing work took his fame to a new level. In the year 1998, he played the role of Edward Carey-Lewis in a TV movie called Coming Home and impressed everyone with his powerful screen presence and soulful acting. He also played the role of Jimmy in a movie called Kiss Kiss in the year 2000. 

Bettany later signed a  contract with Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and began appearing in several superhero films of MCU. In 2008, he voiced, Stark’s family A.I. butler, J.A.R.V.I.S in Iron Man starring alongside Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Shaun Toub and Gwyneth Paltrow in the mainstream roles. He reprised his role in two sequels of the films, Iron Man 2 (2012) and Iron Man 3 (2013).

In 2012, he also reprised his role in The Avengers’ first installment. In 2015, he appeared as J.A.R.V.I.S/Vision in the second part of the Avengers film series; The Avengers: Age of Ultron.

In 2015, he reprised his role of Vision in the Captain America: Civil War. In 2018, he reprised in The Avenger: Infinity War. He will reprise his role in the upcoming film Untitled Avengers film. The film will release in 2019.

CAPTION: Hollywood star Paul Betanny SOURCE: Zimbio

Other movies to his credits till now are Iron Man, Broken Lines, The Heart of Me, Wimbledon, A Beautiful Mind, Iron Man 3, Shelter and The Avengers. He has been awarded many awards in the past which proves his worth as an actor. In the year 2001, he was awarded London Film Critics' Circle Award for the category of Supporting Actor of the Year for his extraordinary work in a movie called A Knight's Tale.

He has been rocking throughout his career and his fans love him for that.  

Paul Bettany's Net Worth, Income Sources And Charity

Hollywood actor Paul Bettany is one of the few actors whose films have earned over $5 billion at the Box Office. He has an estimated net worth of $20 million as per the Celebrity Net Worth as of September 2018.

He has accumulated this fortune with his several highest grossing films. His wife Jennifer Connelly’s net worth is $20 million as of 2018. Bettany’s annual salary is $20 million.

Year

Films

Box Office Collection

2001

A Beautiful Mind

$313 million

2004

Wimbledon

$41.5 million

2006

The Vinci Code

$758.2 million

2008

Iron Man

$585.2 million

2010

Iron Man 2

$623.9 million

2012

The Avengers

$1.519 billion

2013

Iron Man 3

$1.215 billion

2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron

$1.405 billion

2018

Avengers: Infinity War

$2.046 billion

Bettany and his wife bought a $15.5 million Brooklyn Heights townhouse in 2018. The couple bought this house after selling their Tribeca penthouse for $9 million. The home is one of the neighborhood’s more secluded blocks. The 800-square-foot spread in a stone’s throw from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. The couple also owns numerous lavishes cars.

He also involved in several charity works and movements to date. He and his wife supported homeless people in the past. Bettany also part of Marvel’s new charity campaign.

Paul Bettany's Personal Life, Married, Wife, Children

Paul Bettanny is a married man. He is married to Jennifer Connelly since 2003. The couple first met while filming A Beautiful Mind in 2001. Then, they began dating and dated almost two years. Connelly was his childhood crush since he first her as a teenager in the film Labyrinth.

The couple got married on 1 January 2003 and till now their relationship as husband and wife is going very well. As the couple is going so fine with their relationship, there is almost no chance of a divorce to occur in their lives. 

CAPTION: Paul Bettany's family SOURCE: Pinterest

The couple shares three children Kai Dugan, Agnes Lark Bettany, and Stellan Bettany together. Their first child was Stellan Bettany was born on August 5, 2003. In 2011, they welcomed their second child, a daughter named Agnes on 31 May 2011.

 
 
 
 
 
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His wife has also a son Kai Dugan with her former boyfriend David Dugan. After marrying Bettany, he has fathered him. The family of five now resides in New York. They appear in award functions and film premiere events with their parents. 

Bettany is an atheist and does not believe in god.

Body Measurements

  • Height: He stands at 6 feet 3 in.
  • Weight: He weighs 75 kg.
  • Chest size: 40 in.
  • Waist size: 32 in.
  • Biceps size: 14 in.
  • Eye color: Blue.

 

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