Edward Norton | Biography

Posted On: 14 Aug, 2014

Edward Norton | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth August 18, 1969
Age 51 Years 6 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Shauna Robertson
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $70 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 0 inches(183 cm)
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Atlas Norton

An American actor, film director, screenwriter and producer; Edward Norton was born on August 18, 1996 in Boston, Massachusetts. He had first debut film role in the courtroom drama primal Fear, where he appeared as Aaron Stampler, his performance gained him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. After two year, he nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor, in which he won an award for his lead role as reformed white power Skinhead Derek Vinyard in American History X. He appeared in various movies such as the comedy Everyone Says I Love You in 1998, comedy-dramas Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Flight Club, 25 Hour, The Illusionist, Leaves of Grass, The Italian, Kingdom of Heaven and many others. He has also appeared unpredicted work on the scripts for The Score, The Incredible Hulk and Frida.

Norton went to New York City and started his acting career in Off-Broadway theater. Primal Fear, which was released in 1996’s, was the first movie of him, which delivers the story of a defense attorney, Richard Gere. He had appeared as a Derek Vinyard reformed neo Nazi in 1998 for the film American History X. Norton appeared in a cameo role in the experimental comedy show Stella and also played in Modern Family in 2010, it is the comedy, which won the Emmy award. Funny Edward, has played in music video, Spring Bread Anthem in 2013.

Edward Norton grew up in Columbia, Maryland. His father name is Edward Mower Norton, who worked as an environmental lawyer and conservation advocate, especially in Asia and also the former federal prosecutor in the Carter administration. His mother named Lydia Robinson was an English teacher, who died of brain tumor in 1997. He has two brothers, whose names are Molly and Jim, with whom he professionally started to work. Talking about his dating and affair, he dated his girlfriend Courtney Love, after that he found his love of life and his wife name Shauna Robertson. They dated for six years and planned to get married and become hooked up in 2012. Couple is doing well still there is no any information regarding their divorce. And talking about their children, they deliver a kids and he is a small boy child born in 2013. 

Let’s know about some interesting fact of him, His full name at birth is Edward Harrison Norton and other name is Ed, his age is 44. He has perfect height and he measures about 6 feet and 1 inches, which is approximately 185 cm tall. his eye color is Hazel. Norton as well spent his small days in Episcopalian and He received his graduation degree in 1987 from Columbia’s Wilde Lake High School. Later, he joined the Yale University and graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He applied to be a competitive rower and stage actor of that time because he did many stage shows in his college. After graduation, he attended Osaka, Japan Consulting and he worked there, That Company’s o owner was his grandfather. He can speak some Japanese, in which he has seen in an EFL textbook only in America, which used by Nova English language school in Japan.

He is very energetic and hardworking personality. He has earned high level of wealth in his lifetime, in which, his net worth is $ 70 million. His biography and filmography available at wiki, but for reliable and updated source do not forget unapix.com.