Who is Sylvester Stallone?

Sylvester Stallone, in full Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone, (born July 6, 1946, New York, New York, U.S.), American actor, screenwriter, and director who was perhaps best known for creating and starring in the Rocky and Rambo film series, which made him an icon in the action genre.

Why Sylvester Stallone looks different?

According to some sources, Stallone was born at a charity hospital in the Hell’s Kitchen area of New York City. He was born with the lower side of his face paralyzed as the obstetricians tried to use a pair of forceps to pull him out of his mother’s womb. This seriously severed a nerve that caused a permanent deformity in the lower parts of his lip, tongue, and chin that caused him a droopy left eyelid and a speech impediment. 

How was Sylvester Stallone early life?

Stallone was born on 6th July 1946 in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City, New York, the United States to Frank Stallone, Sr. and Jacqueline Stallone, his parents. His nationality is American. His full name is Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone. Talking about his siblings, he has one brother named Frank Stallone who is an actor and musician. His ethnicity is mixed and his zodiac sign is Cancer. As a child, his days were not good enough as he faced a nerve and caused paralysis in parts of his face during his birth. Regarding his education, he attended Notre Dame Academy as well as Lincoln High School in Philadelphia and Charlotte Hall Military Academy. Then, he joined Miami Dade College and the University of Miami.

What is Sylvester Stallone best known for?

He played the titular character of ‘Rocky Balboa’ in the ‘Rocky’ series from 1975 to 2006, which is considered one of his most legendary roles. This helped Stallone kick-start his career in Hollywood. The ‘Rocky’ film became so popular that it spawned five other ‘Rocky’ films in the franchise. was 10 times Oscar nominee and eventually won the award for ‘Best Picture’. It was after this movie that he gained a large cult following and the ‘action star’ status. The other one is the Rambo saga where he was cast as ‘John Rambo’. This earned Stallone extensive acclaim and recognition. The character became so famous that it was nominated for American Film Institute’s list of ‘100 Years…100 Heroes and Villains’. The franchise also produced a number of video games, comics and television series’ based on the movie as well.

How did Sylvester Stallone become a famous Hollywood star?

 Stallone played his first role in the film The Party at Kitty and Studs in the year 1970. After that, he appeared in some, directed some and even wrote several films like Rebel, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, Farewell, My Lovely, Capone, Rocky, and Death Race from 1972 to 2000. he gained worldwide fame with his starring role in the smash hit Rocky in 1976 which was nominated for ten Academy Awards, including Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay nominations for Stallone. The film eventually won the Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Directing, and Best Film Editing. As for his directorial career, he debuted and starred in the 1978 film Paradise Alley. He then starred in Norman Jewison's F.I.S.T.  He wrote, directed and starred in the sequel to his 1976 hit, Rocky II in 1979. He also appeared in First Blood in 1982, Rambo: First Blood Part II in 1985 followed by its sequel Rambo III in 1988, and Rambo in 2008. After that, he wrote, directed, and starred in two more 1980s sequels to the series: Rocky III in 1982, and Rocky IV in 1985. He starred in many movies including getting Carter, Driven, Avenging Angel0, D-Tox, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, Taxi 3 and more. He wrote, directed and starred in the ensemble action film The Expendables in the year 2010 which was released on 13th August 2010. A sequel, The Expendables 2 was released on 17th August 2012.  He starred in the action film Bullet to the Head and Escape Plan in the year 2013. The Expendables 3 was released on 15th August 2014. In 2015, Stallone reprised his role as Rocky Balboa in a spin-off-sequel film, Creed. He then appeared in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as Stakar Ogord / Starhawk in the year 2017. He also co-starred in Escape Plan 2: Hades in the year 2018. Creed II went into production in March 2018, with a scheduled release on Thanksgiving 2018. From September 2018 he began filming for Rambo V: Last Blood which is scheduled for a fall 2019 release.

How is Sylvester Stallone's net worth?

The net worth of this famous American actor, director, and screenwriter, Sylvester Stallone is estimated to have $400 Million as of 2018. His net worth is very impressive. He is making an awesome net worth from his career. His exact salary has not been revealed yet but there is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his work.

How tall is Sylvester Stallone?

At the age of 71, Sylvester looks very strong and handsome. He is often considered as one of the strongest and best body actor of Hollywood. With his glowing face, he attracts a lot of people towards him. He has a tall height of 5 feet 10 inches. He has a balanced and healthy weight of 102 Kg. He has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. His chest size is 49 inches, bicep size is 18 inches, and waist size is 37 inches. His other body measurement will be updated soon.

Who is Sylvester Stallone's wife?

Sylvester Stallone has married three times. He married Sasha Czack in 1974 and has two sons with her. The couple divorced almost a decade later. Thereafter, he married Brigitte Nielsen on December 15, 1985, but divorced her two years later in 1987. In 1997, he married Jennifer Flavin, with whom he has three daughters. Due to the demanding nature of his roles, he is known to have suffered countless injuries throughout his career, including a broken neck, which required him to get a metal plate inserted.

What are Sylvester Stallone's affairs?

Stallone has dated several other women including Janine Turner, Pamela Behan, Kim Andrea, Vanna White, and few more. Moreover, there was also rumor of his relationship with a couple of gorgeous ladies, Alana Stewart, Caroline Stanbury, Mary Hart, Persis Khambatta. Additionally, his name was also linked up with Naomi Campbell, Tamara Beckwith, and more. However, the reported affairs are not hot for now. He seems pretty much living a happy life with his wife Jennifer Flavin and their three daughters and there is no sign of him having affair beyond marriage. 

What are Sylvester Stallone's Achievements?

In 1977, he won a David di Donatello Award for ‘Best Foreign Actor’ for ‘Rocky’. The same year he won the KCFCC Award for ‘Best Actor’ for the film, ‘Rocky’. In 1979, he won the ShoWest Convention Award for ‘Star of the Year’. He earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in 1984. In 1997, he was presented the Stockholm International Film Festival Award for ‘Best Actor’ for ‘Cop Land’. In 2004, he won the Golden Camera Award for ‘Best International Actor’. He was honored with the ‘Golden Eye for Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the Zurich Film Festival. He was presented with ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the Hollywood Film Festival in 2010.

How many followers Sylvester Stallone has?

Sylvester is hugely active on social media. He regularly updates photos and videos on his various social accounts such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Currently, he has around 6 million followers on Facebook and almost 2.7 million followers on Twitter. Furthermore, he also uses an Instagram account on which he has more than 4.7 million followers.