Who is Guy Pearce?
Guy Pearce is an Australian film actor and musician. He started out his career in Australian soap operas but has made a successful transition to starring in Hollywood films.
Full Name: Guy Pearce
Date of Birth: 5.10.1967
Place of Birth: Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
Father’s name: Stuart Pearce
Mother’s name: Ann Cocking
Profession: Actor, Musician
Net Worth: $16 million
Relationship status: Married
Height: 5 ft. 11 inches
Weight: 69 kg
Hair color: Dark brown
Eye color: Blue
Early/Personal life, Family:
Guy Pearce was born on October 5, 1967, in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England. He was born to mother Ann Cocking (born Pickering) and was a schoolteacher, specializing in needlework and home economics. His father was Stuart Pearce who worked as an air force test pilot. Stuart passed away when Guy Pearce was nine years old.
Actually, he was born in England, but later, he relocated to Australia with his family when he was three years old. He was interested in performing at a young age and started appearing in theatre productions while he was still in school.
When he was three years old, his father was hired as the Chief Test pilot for the Australian Government Aircraft Factories. Because of the work, the family had to move to Geelong, Victoria, Australia. In the meantime, his mother worked at Matthew Flinders Girls High school.
Unfortunately, he lost his father when he was eight years old. Stuart was attempting to take off in an extended-range version of the GAF Nomad, but an accident occurred and he perished.
Career and Education:
For education, he joined The Geelong College and was also a member of the GSODA Junior Players, a non-professional theatre company.
In 1985, he appeared on television when he was cast in the role of Mike Young in Neighbours.
After that, he made his appearance in Home and Away, another Australian soap opera and Snowy River: The McGregor Saga.
He rose to fame in 1994 when he was cast as a drag queen in Priscilla: Queen of the Desert.
After that, he made his appearance in Rules of Engagement, a military drama starring Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson.
Relationships and Affairs:
Previously, Guy met his first wife, the future psychologist Kate Mestitz, when they were still children. They tied their knot on March 15, 1997. In October 2015, Pearce revealed that the couple has been separated.
Then in 2015, Pearce began dating Dutch actress and singer Carice van Houten. In March 2016, van Houten revealed that she was expecting a child with Pearce. They announced the birth of their son, Monte, on August 29, 2016.
Net worth and Salary:
From his acting career, he has accumulated a net worth of around $16 million USD.