Hugh Grant is one of the most popular British actors to be a prominent part of the Hollywood movie industry in the US.
Apart from being an award-winning actor with over 35 years in the movie industry, Hugh Grant is also an accomplished film producer as well.
Hugh Grant is known for his spontaneous way of character acting in which he studies the mannerisms of his character and mimics them perfectly.
Although one of the most popular celebrities in America and Britain, Hugh Grant is said to be one of the harshest critics of the celebrity status given to artists as well as the paparazzi and tabloid media throughout his career.
About Hugh Grant
|Real Name||Hugh John Mungo Grant|
|Date of Birth||9th September 1960|
|Place of Birth||Hammersmith (London)|
|Education||Graduated with Bachelor of Arts degree in English (honors) from New College (Oxford University)|
|Height||5 ft 11"
(180 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Father||retired Captain James Murray Grant
|Mother||Fynlova Susan McLean Grant
|Brother||James Grant (Elder)|
|Wife|| Anna Eberstein
(Swedish TV Producer)
|Net Worth||INR 571,00,00,000
(USD 80 Million)
|Famous for||MOVIES -
Privileged (1982), Maurice (1987), The Dawning (1988), The Big Man (1990), Impromptu (1991), Bitter Moon (1992), Night Train to Venice (1993), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Sense and Sensibility, Nine Months (1995), Extreme Measures (1996), Mickey Blue Eyes, Notting Hill (1999), Small Time Crooks (2000), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Two Weeks Notice, About a Boy (2002), Love Actually (2003), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), American Dreamz (2006), Music and Lyrics (2007), Did You Hear About the Morgans (2009), I'm Still Here (2010), Cloud Atlas (2012), The Rewrite (2014), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015), Florence Foster Jenkins (2016), Paddington-2 (2017)
Honor, Profit and Pleasure (1985), Jenny's War (1985), The Detective (1985), The Last Place on Earth (1985), The Demon Lover (1986), Till We Meet Again (1989). Champagne Charlie (1989), The Trails of Oz (1991), Our Sons (1991), The Changeling (1994), Hooves of Fire (1999), Doctor Who and the Curse of Fatal Death (1999), Red Nose Day Actually (2017), A Very English Scandal (2018)
|First Movie||Privileged (1982)|
|Favorite Actor||Patrick Rondat|
|Hobbies||Reading books, watching soccer and playing golf|
Hugh Grant is considered to be one of the most talented character actors in the American and British movie and TV industry today. Hugh Grant is most renowned to be cast in romantic comedies and pulls off every character with a unique ease.
Hugh Grant’s age is around 62, as Hugh Grant was born on the 9th of September, 1960 in Hammersmith, London. Hugh Grant’s height is around 5 ft 11 inches (180 cm) while Hugh Grant’s weight is around 75 kg (165 lbs). In his spare time, Hugh Grant loves to read books, watch soccer and has a passion for playing golf, which are listed as part of his hobbies.
Hugh Grant’s father was Captain James Murray Grant, who had a carpet business and was also a talented watercolor landscapes painter, while Hugh Grant’s mother was Fynlova Susan McLean Grant, a French and Latin teacher by profession. Although Hugh Grant does not have any sisters, Hugh Grant’s elder brother is James Murray Grant. Hugh Grant’s ex-girlfriends include popular British actress, Elizabeth Hurley, businesswoman Tinglan Hong and supermodel Jemima Khan. However, Hugh Grant’s wife is Swedish television producer Anna Eberstein, whom he has been married to since May of 2018. Hugh Grant has two children with ex-girlfriend Tinglan Hong – daigher Xiao Xi and son Felix Grant. Hugh Grant and his wife Anna Eberstein have two children – son John Mungo Grant and daughter Tabitha Grant.
Thanks to being a popular part of the Hollywood movie industry and the English and American TV industries, Hugh Grant’s net worth is estimated around INR 571 crores (USD 80 Million).
As for the recognition for his talent as an actor, Hugh Grant is the winner of several renowned awards and has also had numerous award nominations too.
The list of Hugh Grant’s awards include winning the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ (1994) besides having 2 BAFTA Award nominations later.
Hugh Grant won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Actor – Musical or Comedy for his excellent performance in ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ (1994) apart from having 3 Golden Globe Award nominations afterwards.
Hugh Grant also won the Venice Film Festival’s Volpi Cup for Best Actor for his role in ‘Maurice’ (1987), the London Film Critics Circles’ Special Achievement Award and the Evening Standard British Film Awards’ Peter Sellers Award for Comedy for his excellent role in the super hit ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ (1994) as well as the Chicago Film Critics Award for Most Promising Newcomer for ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ (1994) and ‘Sirens’ (1995).
Hugh Grant has won the 5th Empire Awards’ Best British Actor award for his role in ‘Notting Hill’ (2000), the Evening Standard British Film Awards’ Peter Sellers Award for Comedy for his role in ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’ (2001) and also won the London Critics Circle Film Awards’ ALFS Award for British Actor of the Year , the 8th Empire Award for Best British Actor, the Golden Camera Award for Best International Actor and won the GQ Men of the Year Award for Film Actor in a Comedy for his critically-acclaimed performance in ‘About a Boy’ (2003).
Hugh Grant is the winner of the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble for ‘Love Actually’ (2004), the Hollywood Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Evening Standard Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ (2017) besides being the winner of the London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in ‘Paddington-2’ (2018).
Apart from having won these prestigious awards, Hugh Grant has also had an impressive over 32 award nominations to his credit as well.
Interesting Facts About Hugh Grant
- Hugh Grant is a teetotaler and does not smoke or drinks alcohol.
- Hugh Grant admits that despite becoming a popular actor today, he still considers acting solely as a professional career and dislikes the idea of being a celebrity.
- Hugh Grant is easy to recognize with his posh upper-middle class English accent and floppy hairstyle.
- Hugh Grant has been ranked several times in the global list of the most attractive men in the world, by various publications.
- Hugh Grant is also fluent in speaking French.
- Hugh Grant is an avid golfer, besides having a passion to play soccer, tennis, cricket and snooker as well.