Sharlto Copley | Biography

Posted On: 09 Jul, 2014


Sharlto Copley | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth November 27, 1973
Age 44 Years 9 Month(s)
Nationality South African
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Not yet
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Partner Tanit Phoenix
Divorced? No
Married Not yet
Net Worth $15 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 0 inches(183 cm)
Weight 82 kg(approx)
Children/Kids N/A

Sharlto Copley was born on 27 November 1973 (his age is 41 years old) in Pretoria, South Africa. He is an actor/ director and producer who have a number of movies and music videos to his name. As a child, he studied at St. Andrew's Preparatory School in Grahamstown and later went to Redhill School in Morningside, Johannesburg. He has a brother who is the leader singer of a South African band named Hotwater.

A year in the wake of leaving secondary school, Copley met executive Neill Blomkamp. He was 22 and Blomkamp was 16, and Copley gave Blomkamp utilization of workstations at his generation organization to help the organization with pitches for different ventures and permit Blomkamp to further seek after his energy and ability for 3d activity and outline. Copley featured in Peter Jackson's and Neill Blomkamp's District 9, where he assumed the lead part of Wikus van der Merwe, an Afrikaner functionary allotted to move a race of extraterrestrial animals startlingly stranded on Earth. In the film, the outsiders, famously and critically alluded to as "prawns", must be moved from District 9, a military-protected slum in Johannesburg, South Africa, to an internment camp outside the city. Copley and lobbed the greater part of his dialog in the film.  In 2009 Copley won the Favorite Hero recompense at the IGN Summer Movie honors and Best Performance of 2009 for his part in District 9.

In 2010 Copley delivered, composed and administered a supplement for the South African Music Awards called "Wikus and Charlize", emphasizing individual South African star Charlize Theron. The cut gimmicks Copley as Wikus endeavoring to find Charlize in Hollywood to help him exhibit the Award for Best Afrikaans Pop collection. Copley then featured nearby Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper and Quinton "Frenzy" Jackson in the peculiarity movie adjustment of The A-Team. Copley utilized a Southern American tongue for his depiction of A-Team part H. M. Murdock, and utilized different tongues, including Scottish, English, Australian, and his local South African, as a feature of the character's fast fire style. Dwight Schultz, who played Murdock in the first TV arrangement, lauded Copley's execution and said he was the main performing artist he knew of who was "genuine to his character." Copley visited co-facilitated WWE Raw in 2010, alongside his A-Team co-actors Bradley Cooper and Quinton Jackson. He has been interviewed on national TV both in Hollywood and South Africa as well.

In 2013, Copley played anecdotal space explorer James Corrigan in Europa Report, the story of a group of worldwide space explorers sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon. Additionally in 2013, Copley depicted Agent Kruger, the optional rival in Elysium, a science fiction film composed and controlled by Neill Blomkamp, featuring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster. Copley showed up as lowlife Adrian Pryce in Spike Lee's change of 2003 South Korean film Oldboy. He likewise featured as the male lead inverse Angelina Jolie in the 2014 Disney film Maleficent. In 2013 it was declared he would assume the lead part in the film Chappie, likewise administered by Neill Blomkamp. Chappie additionally stars Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman and Sigourney Weaver. Chappie is Copley's first movement catch execution. Copley will be featuring in the film Hardcore, a first-individual activity film composed and regulated by Ilya Naishuller of the band Biting Elbows.

He has been in a relationship with his girlfriend actress Tanit Phoenix, since 2012. Although the couple has been dating till date, they haven’t been married. He may have several off screen romance and affairs with many other girls but his real life chemistry is stuck to one. He doesn’t have any ex-wife as well. Although he was speculated to be gay, the news isn’t true at all. He has never gone shirtless. He is a tall man whose height is 6 feet tall. In 2013, he had an estimated net worth of $15 million dollars. To know more about him, you can either follow him on twitter or also read about him in sites like Wikipedia.