The Marvel Cinematic Universe remains an ever-expanding universe with a growing roster of actors and actresses. One of its most prominent actors is Paul Bettany, who has been in the universe since its beginning when he debuted in a voice role as J.A.R.V.I.S in Iron Man. Today, Paul Bettany plays a live-action role as Vision and continues the success of a career as a professional actor, which he started at a young age.
As one of the most recognizable actors on the face of the earth, particularly for his role in the MCU, there is plenty to learn about Paul Bettany. In this article, we discuss his net worth, height, and facts about his age.
What is Paul Bettany’s Net Worth?
Unlike most professions where there is a path to earning large amounts in salary and working until you retire, acting and other creative professions work on a gig structure, where nothing is ever guaranteed. Talent, good network, and luck are some of the things necessary to not only have a long and successful career but build a significant net worth.
Thankfully for Paul Bettany, he has all of those and more, which is how he has been able to accumulate a net worth of $20 million since he made his debut as a professional actor in 1994. A figure that makes him one of the most successful British actors working in Hollywood today.
Contrary to what his current net worth might suggest, Paul Bettany’s journey as an actor wasn’t exactly a smooth and easy one. He did not get his breakthrough in the industry until 2001, seven years after he made his first appearance in front of the camera.
So far, he has appeared in more than 45 movies and TV shows, earning more than 20 award nominations for his performances, including nominations from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).
Some of his most notable films include his every appearance in the MCU, which currently stands at a total of seven films and one TV show. Others include The Da Vinci Code, Inkheart, The Secret Life of Bees, Legion, and A Knight’s Tale, which was his breakout film in Hollywood.
What is His Height?
With a net worth of $20 million, Paul Bettany’s money is tall and so his body. The Da Vinci Code actor has a height of 6 feet 3 ½ inches (192 cm) and has an athletic build with a bodyweight of 198 ½ pounds (90 kg). At his height, he is significantly taller than his wife, Jennifer Connelly, who has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and a body weight of 54 kg.
Other facts about Paul’s body include blue colored eyes and dark brown hair. While Paul currently spots a more maturely looking dark brown hair, the London-born actor used to famously have blonde hair in the early days of his acting career.
Facts About Paul Bettany’s Age
He was born in 1971
Paul Bettany was born on the 27th of May, 1971, in London, England. He was born to Thane and Anne Bettany. Both his parents were heavily involved in creative arts. His father, Thane, was a dancer, drama teacher, and actor while his mother was a stage singer, theatre teacher, and stage manager.
Paul lost his brother at the age of 16
It is never a good thing to suffer the loss of a sibling. Unfortunately, at the age of 16, Paul Bettany suffered this tragedy when his brother, Matthew, fell off a roof onto a floor of concrete. The loss had a significant impact on the Bettany family. His parents got divorced, and he dropped out of school and went on a path that eventually led him to acting.
He was 31 years old when he began playing J.A.R.V.I.S
The Tony Stark AI assistant is one of the most popular characters in the MCU and one of Paul Bettany’s most famous roles. He began playing the role at the age of 31 after he was cast by Jon Favreau, the film’s director in Ironman. Before the role, he had met and became friends with Jon when they both starred in the movie Wimbledon.
He Married His Wife at the age of 32
One of the most important aspects of Paul Bettany’s life is his marriage to Jennifer Connelly. He got married to her in 2003 at the age of 32. The two of them had met two years earlier during the filming of A Beautiful Mind. They never dated before they got engaged, and they currently have two children together.