Javier Bardem (actor), born on March 1, 1969 in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain. Javier Bardem's age 52 years & Zodiac Sign Pisces, nationality Spanish (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Javier Bardem?
Javier Bardem Bio
Javier Bardem Height
5 Feet 11.5 Inches (181.61 cm)
|Height & Weight|
|Height (in Feet-Inches)||5 Feet 11.5 Inches|
|Height (in Centimeters)||181.61 cm|
|Weight (in Kilograms)||84 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||185.18 lbs|
Javier Bardem Body Measurements
Javier Bardem's full body measurements are 45 inches (114.3 cm) - 15 inches (38.1 cm) - 33 inches (83.82 cm).
|Measurements||45-33-15 inches/ 114.3-83.82-38.1 cm|
|Chest Size||45 inches (114.3 cm)|
|Biceps Size||15 inches (38.1 cm)|
|Waist Size (Male)||33 inches (83.82 cm)|
Javier Bardem is one of the most famous and trending Actor in the whole world right now. Javier Bardem was born on March 1, 1969, in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain. He was born Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem, but is best known as Javier Bardem.
Family, Childhood, and Education
Javier Bardem father name is José Carlos Encinas Doussinague and her mother name is Pilar Bardem. His father was a businessman, while his mother is an actress.
His father Jose was the son of a cattle rancher while his mother Pilar is a well renowned Spanish actress who has been in the field of cinema since 1965 and is the recipient of the Goya Award, Spanish Actors Union Award, Valladolid International Film Festival Award.
Because of his father’s violent will that he changed jobs more than 10 times and left children hungry, his mother separated from him soon after Javier’s birth and raised him alongside his siblings alone. Belonging to a family with a long history of filmmakers and actors of Spanish cinema, Javier developed an interest in acting since his childhood. His grandparents are; actors Rafael Bardem and actress Matilde Muñoz Sampedro and is the nephew of director, Juan Antonio Bardem.
Bardem studied at ‘Escuela de Artes y Oficios’ in order to get trained as a painter. In fact, he did start off as a painter but did not find the kind of success he was hoping for. When he struggled with his finances, he started taking up acting jobs. In 1989, he appeared on the TV show ‘The Day Ahead’ on Spanish television. Subsequently, he decided to give up on his painting career.
Javier Bardem started his career as an actor making his appearance in the film, “The Ages of Lulu”, in which he appeared along with his mother, Pilar Bardem in 1990. He got landed the leading male role in his next film, “Jamón Jamón” in 1992. It became a major international success making him more popular.
Bardem’s work in Spanish cinema was noticed by Hollywood and English-language filmmakers. When he received opportunities to act in English-language films, he had to turn down the offers as his English was not up to the mark. After taking English lessons, he starred in the film ‘Perdita Durango’ in 1997. In the ensuing years, he continued to work in Spanish films. He was cast to play the lead role of ‘Reinaldo Arenas’ in the biographical film ‘Before Night Falls’ which was released in the year 2000. His performance was praised by the critics and fellow actors alike. The film turned out to be his big breakthrough as he received an ‘Academy Award’ nomination for ‘Best Actor.’ Two years later, he starred in the film ‘The Dancer Upstairs’ in which he played the role of a detective.
Javier Bardem’s next project was the Spanish film ‘Mar Adentro’ in 2004. The film was released in the United States under the title ‘The Sea Inside’ and the actor’s performance as a euthanasia activist brought him plenty of accolades. The same year, Bardem was also cast to play the role of a gangster in the film ‘Collateral.’
2007 turned out to be an important year in Javier Bardem’s career as he starred in films like ‘No Country for Old Men and ‘Love in the Time of Cholera.’ Bardem’s portrayal of ‘Anton Chigurh’ in ‘No Country for Old Men’ was widely appreciated and earned him worldwide recognition. ‘Anton Chigurh’ has been widely regarded as one of the most iconic villains of Hollywood. In 2008, he starred alongside Penelope Cruz and Scarlett Johansson in Woody Allen’s ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona.’ Bardem’s next big project was the Spanish film ‘Biutiful.’ His performance in the film was widely appreciated. It also earned him a ‘Best Actor’ nomination at the ‘Academy Awards,’ making him the first actor to be nominated for the award in spite of delivering an entirely Spanish-language performance.
In 2012, Javier Bardem was cast as the main antagonist in the Bond film ‘Skyfall’ and his performance was well-received by critics and audiences alike. He followed it up with his impressive performance in the film ‘Sons of the Clouds: The Last Colony.’
From 2013 to 2016, he was seen in a number of movies, including ‘The Counselor,’ ‘Autómata,’ ‘The-Gunman,’ and ‘The Last Face.’ In 2017, he portrayed the main antagonist in the fifth installment of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie series ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.’ The same year, he was also seen alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Michelle Pfeiffer in the horror movie ‘Mother!’ He was appreciated for his role in the 2018 Spanish movie ‘Todos lo saben.’ The following year, he was cast to play ‘Stilgar’ in Denis Villeneuve’s epic science fiction film ‘Dune,’ which is slated for release in December 2020. In 2020, he was also seen playing ‘Leo’ in Sally Potter’s British-American drama film ‘The Roads Not Taken.’
Awards And Achievements
In 2008, Javier Bardem won the ‘Academy Award’ for ‘Best Supporting Actor’ as well as the ‘BAFTA Award’ and ‘Golden Globe Award’ in the ‘Best Supporting Actor’ categories for his role in the film ‘No Country for Old Men.’
Bardem won the award for ‘Best Actor’ at the prestigious ‘Cannes Film Festival’ in 2010 for his role in the film ‘Biutiful.’
Relationship/ Affairs And Girlfriend/ Wife
Javier Bardem is a married amn and has been married to his only wife, Penélope Cruz. Penelope is also a popular Spanish actress and model who made her debut with “Jamon Jamon” in 1992 and even has starred alongside Javier in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” in 2008. The couple began dating while they were on the filming set of “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” in 2007, maintaining a low public profile for years until their marriage happened in July 2010.
Javier Bardem Net Worth And Salary
As of 2022, the estimated Javier Bardem net worth is $72 million USD. His major source of income is his acting career. Javier Bardem’s salary as of 2022 is $4.1 million per year.
Social Media Profile
He is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. He has more than 63k followers on Twitter and more than 582k followers on Instagram.
Trivia: Javier Bardem Facts
* His mother, Pilar Bardem is also a popular Spanish actress and so are his maternal grandparents; Rafael Bardem and Matilde Muñoz Sampedro.
* He played rugby for the Spanish National Team and appeared on-screen for the first time at age six.
* He appeared alongside his mother in the film The Ages of Lulu when he was 20 years old.
* Javier Bardem is the first and only Spanish actor to win an Academy Award ever.
* He had to overcome competition from Johnny Depp to bag the role of Florentino Ariza in Love in the Time of Cholera.
* In 2005, a former model slapped a lawsuit against Bardem, in which she accused him of having broken her nose while dancing recklessly in a New York City nightclub.
* He got married to Penelope Cruz in 2010 after three years of dating.
* Javier Bardem has a daughter named Luna and a son named Leo.
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