Sean Penn

Sean Penn

Sean Penn
Quick Facts About Sean Penn
Celebrated Name Sean Penn
Age 63 years old
Nick Name Penn
Birth Name Sean Justin Penn
Birth Date 1960-08-17
Gender Male
Profession American Actor
Nationality American
Place of Birth Santa Monica, California, the U.S.
Ethnicity mixed
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Leo
Father Leo Penn
Mother Eileen Ryan Penn
Brother Michael Penn
School Santa Monica High School
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Wife Leila George (Div.)
Children 2
Net Worth $70 million
Salary $5 million to $10 million
Height 5 ft 8 inches
Weight 74 Kg
Body Measurement 42-34-16 inches
Eye Color blue
Hair Color dark brown

Sean Penn, the two times Academy Awards-winning actor, is best known for his roles in the crime dramas At Close Range (1986), State of Grace (1990), and Carlito's Way (1993). He became known as a prominent leading actor with the drama Dead Man Walking (1995), for which he earned his first Academy Award nomination and the Best Actor Award at the Berlin Film Festival.

Penn began his acting career in television, with a brief appearance in episode 112 of Little House on the Prairie on December 4, 1974, directed by his father Leo Penn. He made his feature film directorial debut with The Indian Runner (1991), followed by the drama film The Crossing Guard (1995) and the mystery film The Pledge (2001). 

Who is Sean Penn?

Sean Penn is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. He has won two Academy Awards, for his roles in the mystery drama Mystic River and the biopic Milk. He has also won a Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival for the Nick Cassavetes-directed She's So Lovely (1997), and two Best Actor Awards at the Venice Film Festival for the indie film Hurlyburly and the drama 21 Grams. 

In addition to his film work, Penn has engaged in political and social activism, including his criticism of the George W. Bush administration, his contact with the Presidents of Cuba and Venezuela, and his humanitarian work in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

What is Sean Penn's ethnicity?

Sean Penn was born on 17th August 1960 in Santa Monica, California, the U.S. His birth name is Sean Justin Penn. He holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. His father is Jewish while his mother is a Catholic of Irish and Italian descent. Her star sign is Leo. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Penn was born as the second child to actor and director Leo Penn and actress Eileen Ryan Penn. He was raised in a secular home in Malibu, California. He has an elder brother, Michael Penn, who is a singer-songwriter and composer. His younger brother, actor Chris Penn ( born on October 10, 1965) died in 2006 at the age of 40 due to heart disease. 

Penn attended Malibu Park Junior High School and later enrolled at Santa Monica High School. He was deeply interested in acting and filmmaking from a very young age. He began making short films with some of his childhood friends including actors Emilio Estevez and Charlie Sheen, who lived near his home. 

Is Sean Penn still married?

Sean Penn has married and divorced a number of high-profile ladies since the beginning of his filming career. His first marriage was to American singer-songwriter Madonna on August 16, 1985, and the couple divorced in 1989. His relationship with Madonna is often considered his highly publicized and popular romance to date. 

Penn's second wife was an American actress and Director Robin Wright on April 27, 1996, with whom he shares a daughter named Dylan Frances, born on April 13, 1991. Actually, the couple had started dating in 1989 and had broken up briefly in the early 1990s. The couple filed for divorce in December 2007 and was finalized on July 22, 2010.

The  Mystic River actor was married a third time to Australian actress Leila George on July 30, 2020, in an intimate ceremony at home. Before getting married the pair had dated for four years with their romance beginning in 2016. However, George filed for divorce on October 15, 2021, within a year of their marriage. 

What is Sean Penn's net worth?

As of April 2022, the net worth of Sean Penn is estimated to be US $70 million. He has accumulated his fortune through his successful acting career spanning around 50 years. At present, Penn charges around $5 million to $10 million per movie. He also earns additional income through endorsement deals and his film directing career. 

How tall is Sean Penn?

Sean Penn is 5 ft 8 inches tall and his body weight is 74 Kg. He has a muscular build attractive perfectly toned body. His body measures 42-34-16 inches (Chest-Waist-Biceps). He wears 9(US) size shoes. He looks really handsome in his messy hairstyle which is apparently Dark brown in color. His stubble bearded style provides him with gentlemanly looks. He has a pair of sparkling blue eyes. 

Facts About Sean Penn

  • #1He was against the war in Iraq.
  • #2He is a supporter of the Democratic party.
  • #3He supports same-sex marriage.
  • #4He is the founder of the nonprofit organization Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE).
  • #5He is fond of surfing.
  • #6He has spent 32 days in jail.
  • #7He is very close to David Spade.
  • #8He is obsessed with Sea sailing.
  • #9He is very helpful in nature.
  • #10He is a fashion lover.

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