Sean Penn’s profile picture

Sean Penn

Academy Award Winning Actor
Sean Penn’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $150 Million
Residence: Los Angeles County, California, U.S
Country: United States
BirthDay: 17 August 1960
Sigh: Virgo
Height: 1.73 m
Education: Santa Monica High School

Sean Penn was bornon 17 August 1960 in Los Angeles County, California, U.S, American, is Academy Award Winning Actor. Rarely do we come across an actor who is as famous for his acting skills as for his controversies. Hollywood has seen many stars, but not many are more controversial than Sean Penn. Starting his film career in the 1980s, Penn was all set to make a career in the mighty Hollywood. His life took a turn and he married pop singer Madonna,. What followed was a flailing relation with the paparazzi and issues of domestic instability which even landed him in jail. This was a big deviation from his film career and no one expected what followed. After a break from acting, Penn reinvented himself and came back to Hollywood with a bang. He showed his acting prowess by winning the coveted Academy Award twice, for his portrayals in ‘Mystic River’ and ‘Milk’. He branched into direction with the movie ‘The Indian Runner’ and went on to direct several other successful films. From rubbishing the comments of Tinseltown to criticizing America’s foreign policy, he has constantly remained at the edge of criticism and never failed to create a mighty uproar. In addition to his acting, he is also known for his political activism and humanitarian work.


$150 Million


In 2013, he worked in movies such as, ‘Gangster Squad’ and ‘The Secret Life of Walter Willy’


In 2010, he worked in ‘Fair Game’ and the following year, he was seen in ‘The Tree of Life’ which also won him awards at the Cannes Film Festival


Penn won another Academy Award for his impeccable portrayal of gay icon Harvey Milk in the biopic ‘Milk’ (2008)


In 2007, his directorial movie ‘Into the Wild’ was released


Two years later in 2006, he played Governor Willie Stark in the film adaptation of the novel, ‘All the King’s Men’


He was seen in ‘The Assassination of Richard Nixon’ in 2004 and the same year he was invited to be a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences


In 2003, he appeared in ‘Mystic River’ directed by Clint Eastwood and finally won an Academy Award for his work


His next film ‘I am Sam’ was released in 2001 and his work in the film received immense critical appreciation


For his portrayal of Emmett Ray in Woody Allen’s ‘Sweet and Lowdown’ in 1999, he received an Academy Award nomination


He dated actress Robin Wright—and the couple had two children, a daughter named Dylan Frances and a son named, Hopper Jack—before getting married in 1996


Coming out of his hiatus, he appeared in the film ‘The Last Party’ and ‘Carlito’s Way’, in 1993


His first film as a director was ‘The Indian Runner’ which was released in 1991


He took a break from his acting career to work as a director during the early 1990s


After being charged for domestic violence, the couple divorced in 1989


In 1985, Penn was seen in ‘The Falcon and the Snowman’


In 1983, he played the character of a troubled youth in ‘Bad Boys’ winning appreciation for his acting skills


He made his film debut with the movie, ‘Taps’ in 1981


In 1974, Penn appeared in an episode of the television series,’ Little House on the Prairie’ which had a few episodes directed by his father


Sean Penn was born on August 17, 1960, in Los Angeles, California

(3.5/171 votes)
Related Person
Kevin James’s profile picture
Kevin James
Net Worth is $80 Million
Michelle Pfeiffer’s profile picture
Michelle Pfeiffer
Net Worth is $80 Million
Roseanne Barr’s profile picture
Roseanne Barr
Net Worth is $80 Million
Maggie Cheung’s profile picture
Maggie Cheung
Net Worth is $80 Million
Aaron Sorkin’s profile picture
Aaron Sorkin
Net Worth is $80 Million
Tom Conti’s profile picture
Tom Conti
Net Worth is $78 Million