Christian Bale Wiki Height Weight Family Affairs Biography & More

Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is an English actor. Known for his versatility and physical transformations for his roles, he has been a leading man in films of several genres. He has received various accolades, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globe AwardsForbes magazine ranked him as one of the highest-paid actors in 2014.

Born in Wales to English parents, Bale had his breakthrough role at age 13 in Steven Spielberg‘s 1987 war film Empire of the Sun. After more than a decade of performing in leading and supporting roles in films, he gained wider recognition for his portrayals of serial killer Patrick Bateman in the black comedy American Psycho (2000) and the titular role in the psychological thriller The Machinist (2004). In 2005, he played superhero Batman in Batman Begins and again in The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012), garnering acclaim for his performance in the trilogy, which is one of the highest-grossing film franchises.

Bale continued in starring roles in a range of films outside his work as Batman, including the period drama The Prestige (2006), the action film Terminator Salvation (2009), the crime drama Public Enemies (2009), the epic film Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) and the superhero film Thor: Love and Thunder (2022). For his portrayal of boxer Dicky Eklund in the 2010 biographical film The Fighter, he won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. Further Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations came for his work in the black comedy American Hustle (2013) and the biographical dramedies The Big Short (2015) and Vice (2018). His performances as politician Dick Cheney in Vice and race car driver Ken Miles in the sports drama Ford v Ferrari (2019) earned him a second win and a fifth nomination respectively at the Golden Globe Awards.


Christian Bale Wiki Height Weight Family Affairs Biography & More

Christian Bale Wiki and Biography
NameChristian Charles Philip Bale
Nick-nameChris
SexMale
Date Of Birth30 January 1974
Age49 Years (as in 2023)
Profession / OccupationActor  (English)
Mother TongueEnglish
ReligionDoes not follow any religion
NationBritish
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height / Weight6′ 0” / 80kg
First MovieMio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
First DebutActor: Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)TV Actor: “Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna” (1986)
Money FactorNet Worth: $80 million
Christian Bale Family and Relatives
FatherDavid Bale (Entrepreneur)
MotherJenny James
BrothersNot Known
SistersLouise Bale (Actress), Sharon Bale, Erin Bale (Musician)
Marital StatusMarried
WifeSibi Blazic, Actress (married 2000)
DaughtersEmmeline Bale (born March 27, 2005)
SonsJoseph Bale (born August 18, 2014)
Girlfriends/ AffairsDrew Barrymore, Actress (1987)
Samantha Mathis, Actress (1994)
Anna Friel, Actress (1998-1999)
Sibi Blazic, Actress (1999-present)
Christian Bale Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Height in Centimetres177 cm
Height in Meters1.77 m
Height in Feet Inches6′ 0”
Weight80kg
Body Measurement42-32-16
Chest Size42 inches
Waist Size32 inches
Biceps Size16 inches
Eye ColourHazel Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
Christian Bale Favorites
Favorite ColourBlack
Favorite ActorNot Known
Favorite ActressNot Known
Favorite FoodNot Known
HobbiesSwimming, Snowboarding, Horse Riding, Playing Video Games
Favorite MoviesBeverly Hills Ninja
Favorite BooksPrefers to read books written by Martin Amis
Favorite Car Collections1999 Mercedes C43 AMG
Sexual OrientationStraight
Christian Bale Education School and Colleges
Education QualificationLeft school at the age of 16
SchoolBournemouth School, Charminster, Bournemouth, Dorset, England
College / UniversityNot Known
OthersNot Known
Christian Bale Residence and Contact Address
Birth PlaceHaverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, U.K
Home TownWales, United Kingdom
Present ResidenceBeverly Hills, CA 90210-5213, USA
House AddressWilliam Morris Endeavor Entertainment
9601 Wilshire Blvd. 3rd Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5213, USA
Phone No / Mobile NoNot Known
Email IDNot Known
WebsiteNot Known
Christian Bale Awards, Honours, Achievements
Oscar AwardNot Known
Golden Globe AwardsNot Known
IIFA AwardsNot Known
Screen AwardsNot Known
Christian Bale Social Media
TwitterNone
FacebookNone
InstagramNone
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Early life

Christian Charles Philip Bale was born on 30 January 1974 in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, to English parents—Jenny James, a circus performer, and David Bale, an entrepreneur and activist. Bale has remarked, “I was born in Wales but I’m not Welsh—I’m English.” He has two elder sisters, Sharon and Louise, and a half-sister from his father’s first marriage, Erin. One of his grandfathers was a comedian while the other was a stand-in for John Wayne. Bale and his family left Wales when he was two years old, and after living in Portugal and Oxfordshire, England, they settled in Bournemouth. As well as saying that the family had lived in 15 towns by the time he was 15, Bale described the frequent relocation as being driven by “necessity rather than choice” and acknowledged that it had a major influence on his career selection. He attended Bournemouth School, later saying he left school at age 16. Bale’s parents divorced in 1991, and at age 17, he moved with his sister Louise and their father to Los Angeles.

Bale trained in ballet as a child. His first acting role came at eight years old in a commercial for the fabric softener Lenor. He also appeared in a Pac-Man cereal commercial. After his sister was cast in a West End musical, Bale considered taking up acting professionally. He said later he did not find acting appealing butsued it at the request of those around him because he had no reason not to do so. After participating in school plays, Bale performed opposite Rowan Atkinson in the play The Nerd in the West End in 1984. He did not undergo any formal acting training.


Personal life

Bale has lived in Los Angeles since the 1990s. He holds US citizenship. Bale married Sandra “Sibi” Blažić, a former model, in Las Vegas on 29 January 2000. The couple have a daughter and a son. In 2000, Bale became feminist Gloria Steinem’s stepson following her marriage to his father, who died in 2003 of brain lymphoma.

Bale became a vegetarian at seven years old but in 2009 said he was “in and out of the vegetarianism now” He had stopped eating red meat after reading the children’s book Charlotte’s Web. An animal rights activist, he supports the organisations Greenpeace, the World Wide Fund for Nature, the Doris Day Animal League, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International and Redwings Horse Sanctuary. While promoting The Flowers of War in December 2011, Bale, and a crew from the CNN television network, attempted to visit Chen Guangcheng, a confined blind barefoot lawyer, in a village in eastern China. He was forced to retreat after scuffling with guards at a checkpoint. Bale finally met Chen at a dinner held by the nonprofit Human Rights First the following year, during which he presented Chen with an award. Bale voiced Chen’s story in Amnesty International’s podcast, In Their Own Words.

On 22 July 2008, Bale was arrested in London after his mother and his sister Sharon reported him to the police for an alleged assault at a hotel. He was released on bail.Bale denied the allegations and later called the incident “a deeply personal matter”. On 14 August, the Crown Prosecution Service declared they would take no further action against him because of “insufficient evidence to afford a realistic prospect of conviction”.


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