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Christian Bale

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Net worth 2018: $80 Million
Residence: Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK
BirthDay: 30 January 1974
Sigh: Aquarius

Christian Bale was bornon 30 January 1974 in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK, British, Welsh. A stand-out actor of his generation, Christian Bale is loaded with talent and artistic skills. It is his ability to get into the skin of the character that helps him forward a powerful performance which leaves the audiences and the critics mesmerized and enthralled for more. Bale is known for giving intense mental and physical commitment to his role and making chameleon-like changes to meet the demands of the character. It is due to this niche that most of his movies have gained a cult status making him a cult star. Bale rose of fame with Steven Spielberg’s ‘Empire of the Sun’ in 1987. Ever since then, there has been no looking back for this talented actor who gave strong performances after the other. His breakthrough came with ‘American Psycho’ for which he lost 60 pounds to bring authenticity and realism to his character. However, immediately again he gained more than what he lost and flaunted a chiselled bod for the most successful and iconic movies of his career, the ‘Batman’ franchise. To know more interesting and intriguing facts about his life, movies, childhood and works, read on.


$80 Million


With this, he became the longest-lasting actor to portray Batman on film to dateHis scheduled releases for 2013 and 2014 include, ‘Out of the Furnace’, ‘American Hustle’, ‘Exodus’, ‘Knight of Cups’ and an untitled movie by Terrence Malick


The third film of the Batman trilogy series, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ was released in 2012, to packed theatres


In 2011, he appeared in Zhang Yimou’s ‘The Flowers of War’, playing the role of John Miller


In 2010, he clinched 30 awards including his first Golden Globe and Academy Award for playing the role of Dicky Eklund in David O


From 2006 until 2008, he appeared in a number of movies such as ‘Harsh Times’, ‘The New World’, ‘Rescue Dawn’, ‘In The Prestige’, ‘I'm Not There’ and ‘Terminator Salvation’‘Batman Begins’ was followed by its 2008 sequel, ‘The Dark Knight’, which unlike its forerunner was even a greater box office hit


To begin with, he starred as a Greek fisherman in John Madden adaptation of the best-selling novel Captain Corelli's ‘Mandolin’His streak of success at the box office virtually ended in 2002 after his three films released for the year failed to make it to the box office, namely, ‘’Laurel Canyon’, ‘Reign of Fire’ and ‘Equilibrium’


He made his dream run at the box office in the new millennium with the 2000 released film, ‘American Psycho’


In 1999, he was part of the huge star cast for Kenneth Branagh’s updated version of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream


He did a voice role for Thomas, a young compatriot of Captain John Smith, in Disney's ‘Pocahontas’ in 1994


The decade of 1990 had many releases schedules for him


However, he soon calmed his nerves and featured in Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Henry V’ in 1989


A couple of more performances followed, before he achieved his breakthrough with the Steven Spielberg movie, ‘Empire of the Sun’ in 1987


He made a formal debut on stage opposite Rowan Atkinson for the play ‘The Nerd’ in 1984


A child prodigy, he made his debut in front of the camera for a commercial for the fabric softener Lenor in 1982


The third film too was highly successful and gained about US$1084 million at the box office


While the first film grossed US$370 million worldwide, the second in the series did a business of more than US$1000 million, setting three new U

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