True Stories and Facts about Gerard Butler
Who is Gerard Butler?
Gerard Butler is a professional Scottish actor, singer and producer,. He gained worldwide recognition for his portrayal of King Leonidas in the amazing fantasy war film ‘300’. Additionally, he has also appeared in ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’, ‘Tale of the Mummy’ and’ Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life’ among others.
Gerard Butler’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Butler was born in Paisley, the United Kingdom on November 13, 1969, as the youngest of three children of Margaret and Edward Butler, a bookmaker.
His family moved to Montreal, Quebec, when he was six months old. Butler was raised by his mother, with no further contact with his father until he was 16 years old.
He became interested in the world of acting since his childhood years. He is of British and Scottish nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to Irish and possibly Scottish ethnic background.
Talking about his education, Butler was head boy at St Mirin’s & St Margaret’s High School in Paisley and won a place at University of Glasgow School of Law. Furthermore, he also attended Scottish Youth Theatre while a teenager.
Gerard Butler Relationship
Gerard Butler dated American Model Jasmine Burgess for a couple of months from 2007 to 2008. He was romantically linked with model and actress, Shanna Moakler from October 2008 to January 2009. He also dated actress Lindsay Lohan for a brief amount of time in 2009.
Furthermore, Butler has also been in the relationships with Martina Rajic, Ashley Greene, Brandi Glanville, Madalina Diana Ghenea, Alesia Riabenkova, and Lizzie Cundy. At present, he is dating Morgan Brown.
Gerard Butler’s Career, Salary and Net Worth
After graduation, Butler initially took a position as a trainee lawyer at an Edinburgh law firm. Additionally, he also worked as a waiter, a telemarketer and a demonstrator of how toys work at fairs. Eventually, aged 27, he had his first professional acting job.
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Less than a year later, Gerard Butler won a part in a theatre adaptation of ‘Trainspotting’, which he performed at the Edinburgh Festival. His film career continued with small roles, first in the James Bond film ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’. Since then, he has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, he has over 50 credits as an actor.
Some other movies and television series that Butler has appeared in are ‘Den of Thieves’, ‘Hunter Killer’, ‘Geostorm’, ‘A Family Man’, ‘London Has Fallen’, ‘Olympus Has Fallen’, ‘Machine Gun Preacher’, ‘Law Abiding Citizen’, ‘P.S. I Love You’, ‘Beowulf & Grendel’, ‘Reign of Fire’ and ‘The Jury’ among others. Additionally, he also has 14 credits as a producer and six credits for soundtracks.
Butler garnered the Saturn Award nomination in 2008. Furthermore, he has also garnered the nominations for Annie Awards, BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award, Empire Award and Golden Schmoes Awards among others. In addition, he has won MTV Movie Award and Golden Camera Award.
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Gerard Butler has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 30 million at present.
Gerard Butler’s Rumors and Controversy
Butler has been linked with several rumors throughout his career. Over the years, he has been rumored to have been involved in relationships with Jessica Biel, Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz, Naomi Campbell and Beatriz Coelho.
Furthermore, he became part of a controversy due to his feud with Brandi Glanville. Gerard Butler roles in various movies have also attracted numerous controversies along his ways over the years.
Gerard Butler’s Body Measurements
Talking about his body measurement, Butler has a height of 6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm. Additionally, he weighs around 102 kg or 225 pounds. Furthermore, his hair color is light brown and eye color is blue.
Gerard Butler Quotes
I see a lot of actors for whom life becomes one big schedule. I guess I try to be more sensitive to my private life – to take a breath of fresh air and be in the countryside or on a golf course.
Social Media Profile
Butler is active over the social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.
He has more than 495k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 1.5M followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 4.5M followers.
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