Clint Eastwood is a famous American actor, film director, composer, film producer, politician, pianist, film score composer, TV producer, business person and investor.
The actor rose to fame for his role in the Dollars trilogy of spaghetti westerns from 1986 to 1988. Clint served as the mayor of Carmel by the sea. Clint has received several awards including the people’s choice awards golden globe awards academy awards and director’s Guild of America awards.
Clint Eastwood is also among the few directors who’ve received an academy award for directing. Moreover Clint is one of three living directors who’ve directed two films that have won the best picture award.
Clint Eastwood’s & His Early Life
His full name is Clinton Eastwood Jr. but he’s also known as Clint and Samson. He was born may 31st 1930 in San Francisco, California. Making him 90 at the time of writing this article.
He stands at 1.93 meters tall (6ft. 3 in). The star sign of Clint is Gemini Forbes is ranked Clint number 33 on their list of the most powerful directors and producers. Clint is a huge sports lover and he’s a well-known golfer.
Did you know that Clint is the oldest person to win the academy award for Best Director. This actor has had several casual as well as serious relationships in 1953. Clint met Maggie Johnson in 1953. He also had a relationship that resulted in a daughter named Lori, she was born in 1954 and the identity of her biological mother is unknown. Clint married Maggie in 1953 and the pair divorced in 1983. While Clint was married to Maggie he had affairs from 1959 to 1973. Clint had an Affair with stunt woman Roxanne Tunis, Roxanne and Clint had a daughter named Kimber in 1964.
Maggie and Clint had two children including Kyle and Allison. Clint and Sandra Locke started living together in 1975; together they had two children including Scott and Catherine. From 1996 to 2013 Clint was married to Dina Ruiz.
He’s the son of Clinton Eastwood senior and Ruth and was born at Saint Francis memorial hospital. at birth Clint weighed 11 pounds 6 ounces and nurses nicknamed him Samson. Gene Bernhard is Clint’s younger sister; this famous actor is of Dutch, Scottish, Irish and English ancestry.
The actor went to Piedmont Middle School and later transferred to Oakland technical high school. Before becoming an actor Clint worked as a lifeguard, Golf caddy, forest firefighter, and grocery clerk and paper carrier.
He has said that he tried to enroll at Seattle University in 1951 however; Clint was instead drafted into the U.S army during the Korean War. Clint worked as a lifeguard at Fort Ord in northern California while he was serving in the United States Army. While Clint was serving in the army he met chuck hill who had contracts in the entertainment industry. He later introduced Clint to Irvine Grasberg; Clint was later introduced to director Arthur libbett who was impressed by Clint’s movie star appearance and good luck.
Arthur recommended Clint to attend acting classes and Clint followed his advice. In 1955 Clint played a minor role in Revenge of the Creature; later Clint acted in various television series and he landed a role in the TV western Rawhide which ran from 1959 to 1965. This series reached the top 20 in television ratings and Clint became a popular actor in 1959.
Clint established himself as a major star when he appeared in Italian director Sergio Leone’s Dollars trilogy. Clint appeared as the man with no name in these films and in 1965 Clint appeared in For a few dollars more. Two years later Clint established his production company called Malpaso productions, and then in 1968 this famous actor played the lead role in the war epic titled Where Eagles Dare.
Clint went on to star in several films in the 1970s and also directed his first film in 1971.
Then in the 1980s Clint directed as well as self-starred in various movies such as City Heat, Tightrope, Firefox, Honky Tonk Man and Bronco Billy. Let me tell you that his biggest commercial success was the 1978 movie Every which way but Lose. In 2008 he acted in Gran Torino from 2003 to 2009 Clint directed American Sniper, Invictus, Changeling and Letter from Iwo Jima.
Clint Eastwood’s Net worth
In 1978 the actor was paid 12 million dollars for starring in Every which way but Lose, and then in 1984 Clint’s salary from City Heat was 5 million. In 1993 Clint earned 7 million for appearing in the film titled in the line of fire. Clint has also earned money from brand endorsement deals, business ventures and as a director.
Clint also owns the Mission ranch hotel and Restaurant. The total net worth of Clint Eastwood is 375 million dollars; this actor has a vast real estate portfolio in California. he has an estate in Carmel by the sea which covers 15 000 square feet and his house in Bel Air covers over 6 000 square feet; moreover his
Rising River Ranch in Bernie covers 1067 acres, Clint is also purchased the house next door to his primary residence in Bel Air. His house in Sun Valley in Idaho covers 5 700 square feet.
Clint Eastwood’s Car Collection
- 1932 Ford Roadster
- 1937 Lincoln K series convertible
- 1955 Austin Healey 100m
- 1955 Cadillac Eldorado series 62 convertible
- 1960 Jaguar XK150 Roadster
- 1966 Morris mini countryman cooper S
- 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB
- 1972 Gran Torino Sport
- 1974 Ferrari 365 GT4 Berlinetta boxer
- 1977 Pontiac special edition Trans AM
- 1978 Ferrari 308 GTB
- 1992 GMC Typhoon
- 2014 Fiat 500E
- Also owns Helicopter