Edward Norton Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth & Bio




  • Edward Norton is a popular American actor who is renowned for several popular roles in super hit movies from the Hollywood movie industry.

    Edward Norton, besides being a talented actor, is also an accomplished filmmaker and a huge vocal supporter of numerous social and environmental causes around the world.

    Although Edward Norton was an avid actor since childhood and won several awards for his stage plays at school, college and other competitions, Edward Norton initially began work at his grandfather’s company, Enterprise Community Partners, a not-for-profit company meant for providing affordable housing to low-income families in Japan. However, after only a couple of years working for his family’s firm in Japan, Edward Norton returned to New York to seek an acting career in the American theater industry.

    In an acting career spanning for over 20 years the actor has had several prestigious acting awards and has had numerous award nominations too.

    About Edward Norton

    Bio

    Real NameEdward Harrison Norton
    NicknameEd
    Date of Birth18th August 1969
    Age50
    Nationality
    American
    Religion
    Episcopalian
    Place of Birth
    Boston (Massachusetts)
    Education
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from Yale University (Connecticut)

    Physical Stats

    Height
    6 ft
    (183 cm) approximately
    Weight
    175 lbs
    (80 kg)
    approximately
    Hair Color
    Blond
    Eye ColorGrey

    Family & Relationships

    FatherEdward Mower Norton Jr.
    (ex-Marine/Environmental Lawyer/Federal Prosecutor)
    MotherLydia Robinson "Robin" Rouse Norton
    (Teacher)
    SisterMolly Norton (Younger)
    (Actress)
    BrotherJim Norton (Younger)
    (Actor)
    Marital StatusMarried
    WifeShauna Robertson
    (Canadian Filmmaker)

    Career

    Profession
    Actor/Film Producer/Environmentalist
    Net WorthINR 561,00,00,000
    (USD 80 Million)
    Famous for
    Primal Fear, Everybody Says I Love You, The People vs Larry Flynt (1996), Rounders (1998), Fight Club (1999), Keeping the Faith (Director) (2000), The Score (2001), Death to Smoochy, Red Dragon, Frida, 25th Hour (Producer) (2002), The Italian Job (2003), Kingdom of Heaven, Down in the Valley (Producer) (2005), The Illusionist, The Painted Wall (Producer) (2006), The Incredible Hulk, Pride and Glory (Producer) (2008), Leaves and Grass (Producer), Stone (2010), Moonrise Kingdom, The Bourne Legacy (2012), The Grand Budapest Hotel, Birdman/The Unexpected Virtue of Innocence (2014), Sausage Party, Collateral Beauty (2016), Isle of Dogs (2018)
    First MoviePrimal Fear (1996)
    HobbiesLoves watch baseball and fly planes
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    Edward Norton is one of the most talented young actors who have been a prominent part of the Hollywood movie industry. Being a skilled actor since childhood, Edward Norton often plays troubled characters on the big screen who are often afflicted with a dual personality disorder. Edward Norton is also recognized for his immense support to various environmental causes all over the world.

    Edward Norton’s age is around 50, as Edward Norton was born on the 18th of August, 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts. Edward Norton’s height is around 6 ft (183 cm) while Edward Norton’s weight is around 80 kg (175 lbs). In his spare time, Edward Norton loves to watch baseball and being a licensed pilot lists flying small aircraft as being part of his hobbies.

    Edward Norton’s father was Edward Mower Norton Jr. who was an ex-Marine and worked initially as an environmental lawyer before being appointed as a federal prosecutor, while Edward Norton’s mother was Lydia Robinson “Robin” Rouse Norton, who was a teacher of English by profession. Edward Norton was the eldest among three children to his parents. Edward Norton’s younger brother is Jim Norton, an actor, while Edward Norton’s younger sister is Molly Norton, also an actress. Edward Norton’s ex-girlfriend was the popular Mexican-American film actress, model and producer, Salma Hayek. However, currently Edward Norton’s wife is Canadian movie producer Shauna Robertson, with whom he has been married to since 2012. Edward Norton and his wife Shauna Robertson have a son together, named Atlas Norton.

    Thanks to his impressive acting talent and successful career as a film director and movie producer in the Hollywood movie industry, Edward Norton’s net worth is estimated around INR 561 crores (USD 80 Million).

    Edward Norton has received numerous prestigious acting awards and has also had numerous award nominations to his credit as well.

    The list of Edward Norton’s award-wins include winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his impressive role in his debut movie ‘Primal Fear’ (1996) and winning the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for ‘Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)’ (2015).

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    Edward Norton has won several critics awards, including being winner of his first Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor for his debut role in ‘Primal Fear’ (1996), winner of his second Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor for his impressive performance in ‘Everyone Says I Love You’ (1996) and winner of his third Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor for his amazing acting in ‘The People vs Larry Flynt’ (1996), and also winner of his first Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actor for his debut performance in ‘Primal Fear’ (1997) and winner of his second Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Most Promising Actor, again, this time for his role in ‘Everyone Says I Love You’ (1997) besides being winner of the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble for ‘Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)’ (2015).

    Edward Norton won the first Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor for his impressive role in ‘Everyone Says I Love You’ (1996), won the second Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor for his incredible first role in ‘Primal Fear’ (1996) and won his third Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor for his incredible performance in ‘The People vs Larry Flynt’ (1996) apart from having won the first Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor for his impressive debut in ‘Primal Fear’ (1996), won the second Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor for his amazing acting in ‘Everyone Says I Love You’ (1996), won the third Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor for his critically-acclaimed performance in ‘The People vs Larry Flynt’ (1996), won the first National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor for his impressive role in ‘Everyone Says I Love You’ (1997), won the second National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor for his impressive performance in ‘Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)’ (2014), won the Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor for his amazing performance in ‘Primal Fear’ (1996), won the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble for ‘Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)’ (2014) and won the San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor for his impressive role in ‘Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)’ (2014).

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    Edward Norton is also winner of the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Drama for his impressive role in ‘American History X’ (1999), winner of his first Society of Texas Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor for his first on-screen role in ‘Primal Fear’ (1996) and winner of his second Society of Texas Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor for his excellent acting in ‘The People vs Larry Flynt’ (1996) too.

    Apart from having won these numerous impressive awards for his acting skills, Edward Norton has also had numerous award nominations, including 3 Academy Award nominations, 2 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award nominations, 1 Golden Globe Award nomination, 2 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, 1 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Award nomination, 2 Chicago Film Critics Association Award nominations, 2 Critics’ Choice Movie Award nominations, 2 Detroit Film Critics Society Award nominations, 1 Gotham Award nomination, 2 Independent Spirit Award nominations, 1 London Film Critics Circle Award nomination, 2 MTV Movie & TV Award nominations, 2 Online Film Critics Society Award nominations, 2 San Diego Film Critics Society Award nominations, 4 Satellite Award nominations, 2 Saturn Award nominations, 2 St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award nominations, 1 Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award nomination and 2 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award nominations too.

    Interesting Facts About Edward Norton

    • Edward Norton is a non-smoker however Edward Norton does drink alcohol.
    • Edward Norton was initially attracted to acting when his babysitter took him to his first play when he was only 6 years old.
    • Edward Norton had 2 Oscar Award nominations even before he reached the age of 30.
    • Edward Norton can not only speak English but is also fluent in Spanish and French besides having significant knowledge of Japanese as well.
    • Edward Norton does not like the celebrity tag and prefers traveling to work by subway when in New York.
    • Edward Norton confessed that if he was not an actor, he would have probably chosen a career as a commercial pilot.
    • Edward Norton was a huge fan of Hulk and played the role in ‘The Incredible Hulk’ (2008).

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