Timothy Olyphant Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Mar, 2019
Facts of Timothy Olyphant
Date of Birth: 1968 , May-20
Age: 53 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Timothy David Olyphant
Birth Name Timothy Olyphant
Nick Name Timothy
Father John Vernon Bevan Olyphant
Mother Katherine Olyphant
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Honolulu, Hawaii
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Movies
Net Worth $20 Million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Famous for actor and producer
Affair with Alexis Knief
Girlfriend Alexis Knief
Married Yes
Married to Alexis Knief (m. 1991)
Children 3
Divorce N/A
Education University of Southern California William Esper Studio
Awards 6th Critics' Choice Television Awards
Movies Behold My Heart
TV Show Justified
Siblings Matt Olyphant, Andy Olyphant
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Award-winning American actor and producer Timothy Olyphant is noticed mostly for his major roles in Scream 2 (1997), A Man Apart (2003) and The Girl Next Door (2004). He often gets the role of a villain which also earned him huge fame. Olyphant has a nickname called “Olyphantastic”.

Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Timothy Olyphant

Timothy Olyphant was born on May 20, 1968, in Honolulu, Hawaii to parents J.V Bevan Olyphant and Katherine Gideon. His father was a vice president at Gallo Winery. He has two siblings. His parents got divorced when he was a teenager. Timothy Olyphant is a descendant of Vanderbilt family of New York.

Timothy Olyphant used to enjoy art and drawing and swam throughout his childhood. He attended Fred C. Beyer High School and went to the University of California. He is a graduate with a degree in fine arts in the year 1990.

Olyphant thought to pursue his career in commercial art. Olyphant also worked as a swimming coach at Irvine Novaquatics. While on the process to apply for a master’s degree in fine arts, he decided to move to NY to find more career options.

Timothy Olyphant's Career

After moving to NY, Timothy Olyphant initially performed the stand-up comedy later joining a two-year acting program at NY William Esper Studio. After completing, he began to audition for roles. He got his first acting role in 1995 as Tim Hapgood in the theater play named The Monogamist. Afterward, he started to get several roles in television and movies. He still plays in a theater but he spends most of his time in television and movie industry.

Besides his career as an actor, Timothy Olyphant has also worked as a sports reporter for a morning show on LA Indie 103.1. He is also a keen tennis player who participated in many pro-celebrity tournaments. He was a competitive swimmer and has won several championships when he was young. He was a U.S National Finalist in swimming at the University of California.

Timothy Olyphant has won several of the prestigious awards like Screen Actors Guild Awards, Young Hollywood Award, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, etc and has been nominated for several other prestigious awards. This has been possible only because of his dedication and hard work in this field.

Timothy Olyphant's Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income

Timothy Olyphant is a very talented actor. He is paid a good amount of salary for his work and also has a high net worth which really proves his proficiency. According to celebrity net worth, his estimated net worth is around $20 million, in 2019

In the year 2010, the actor was paid around $100 K from the TV series, Justified

Timothy Olyphant's Wife, Married, And Children

Timothy Olyphant is married to his childhood sweetheart Alexis Knief at the age of 22 in 1991. Since he got married at an early age, it can be said that she was his first love and he was not romantically linked with any other girls.

The couple is blessed with three adorable children, two daughters, and a son. The actor and his wife Knief welcomed their first child, a daughter Grace Katherine born in 1999. The loving has also two other children Henry born in 2001 and the youngest Vivian born in 2003.

Timothy Olyphant is very honest to his wife, therefore, they have been spending a successful marriage to date with no rumors of divorce.

Timothy Olyphant's Age, Height, And Other Facts 

  • Timothy Olyphant's age as of 2019 is 50 years. 
  • Olyphant's height: he stands at 6' (1.83 m). 
  • He holds American nationality and his ethnicity is White.