Clive Owen is a well-known English actor who is popularly known for his role in the series “Chancer” and also known for his role in the movie “Close My Eyes”, “Croupier” and “Closer”. He has been seen working actively on his career since the year of 1987.

Quick Info
Full NameClive Owen
Date of Birth October 3, 1964
Birth Place Coventry, United Kingdom
ParentsPamela Owen
Jess Owen
ProfessionAn actor
SpouseSarah-Jane Fenton
Age 56 years
Weight87 kg
ChildrenHannah Owen
Eve Owen
Net Worth$30 Million

Where was Clive born and raised?

Clive Owen was born on 3 October 1964 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England as a son of his father, Jess Owen, and his mother, Pamela Owen. He has four siblings and he is the fourth child of his parents. His father used to be a country and western singer. His father left them when he was just three years old baby and when he turned 19; they reconcile their relationship but were not close to each other.

Clive Owen
Source: GQ

Earlier, he was raised by his mother and his stepfather. He stated that his childhood was “rough. Before he was not interested in drama but later, in 1984, he changed his mind and start focusing on his acting career. After that, he went to attend the “Royal Academy of Dramatic Art” from where he completed his graduation and started working on several Shakespearean plays.

Owen holds an English nationality and belongs to an English Ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Libra.



Clive Owen married his love Sarah-Jane Fenton in 1995 and they had two children together, where both are daughters, Hannah Owen and Eve Owen. They were living their happy life.


Body Measurement

Currently, Clive Owen is 56 years old with a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m) and a weight of 87 kg. He has got dark brown hair with grey eyes. 


How did Clive Owen start his career?

Clive Owen started his acting career by playing several roles in the plays like “Precious Bane “, “The Philanderer”, “The Doctor’s Dilemma” and “Design for Living”. In 1997, he was cast as Dan in the play “Closer” which was directed by Patrick Marber. Further, he was seen in the plays including “A Day in the Death of Joe Egg”, “Old Times”, “M. Butterfly” and “The Night Of The Iguana”.

He started his television career after he had been cast as PC Parslew on a British television police procedural drama series “Rockliffe” in 1987. After that, he was seen appearing in the role of Geoff in a British television crime drama “Boon” in 1988.  In the following year, he was seen playing the role of Gideon Sarn in the television movie “Precious Bane”.


Television Shows

In the year of 1990, Clive Owen was cast into the role of John Ridd in a British drama television movie “Lorna Doone” which was directed by Andrew Grieve. Form the year of 1990 to 1991, he was seen playing the role of Derek love and Stephen Crane on the British television crime drama series “Chancer”.

His performance was praised by everyone and received lots of positive responses for this series. likewise, he was seen appearing on several television movies including “Class of ‘61”, “The Magician”, alongside Marielle Heller “Nobody’s Children”, “An Evening with Gary Lineker”, “Doomsday Gun” and “The Return of the Native”.


Clive Owen
Source: The Telegraph

Further, he appeared as Paul and Diggory Venn on a British television anthology drama series “Screen Two” from the year of 1995 to 1996. Later, in 1996, he was cast as Nick Sharman on a British television crime drama series “Sharman” and then, in 1998, he was seen playing the role of Deacon on a television miniseries “The Echo”. In 1999, he was seen as Michael Anderson on a crime thriller television drama “Split Second”.

In the year, he was seen playing the role of DCI Ross Tanner in the British television crime drama “Second Sight”. He was seen reprising his role as DCI Ross Tanner in other parts of “Second Sight: Parasomnia”, “The Second Sight Kingdom of the Blind”, and “second Sight: Hide and Seek”. 

Later, he was seen playing the roles in several series like “Extras”, “Hypnose Homee”, “Being: Liverpool”, “The Knick” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm”. In 2012, he was also seen as Ernest Hemingway in the television movie “Hemingway & Gellhorn”. In upcoming years, he will be seen appearing as Scott Landon on an upcoming miniseries “Lisey’s Story” and then, he will also be seen playing the main role of Bill Clinton on an American anthology true crime television series “Impeachment: American Crime Story”.


Movies Career

Clive Owen started his film career after he had been cast as Jake in the movie “Vroom” in 1988. After that, he was seen playing the role of Richard in the movie “Close My Eyes” in 1991 which was directed by Stephen Poliakoff. His role in this movie made him to received positive responses for his outstanding performance in the movie.

Further, he was seen appearing in the movies like “Century”, “The Turnaround”, “The Rick Man’s Wife”, “Bent”, “Greenfingers”, “Ambush”, “Closen”, “The Follow”, “Star”, “Powder Keg”, “Gosford Park”, “The Bourne Identity”, “Hostage”, “Ticker”, “Besat the Devil”, I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead” and “Beyond Borders”. In 1998, he was cast as Jack Manfred on a British neo-noir movie “Croupier” where his performance was also notable and received many positive feedbacks. 

In 2004, he was seen playing the role of Arthur in a historical adventure movie “King Arthur” alongside Keira Knightley 2004. In the same year, he was also seen playing the role of Larry Gray in an American romantic drama movie “Closer” for which he was also critically acclaimed. After that, he was cast as Dwight McCarthy in an American neo-noir crime anthology movie “Sin City” in 2005.

Likewise, he was seen appearing in several movies like “Shadow Dancer”, “Blood Ties”, “Words and Picture”, “Derailed”, “The Pink Panther” alongside Jean Reno, “Inside Men”, “ShootEm Up”, “Elizabeth: The Golden Age”, “The International”, “Duplicity”, “The Boys Are Back”, “Trust”, “Killer Elite”, “Intruders”, “Last Knights”, “The Confirmation” and “The Escape”.

In addition, he was cast as Floyd in an Italian short movie “Killer in Red” which was directed by Paolo Sorrentino in 2017. Further, he was cast in the movies like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”, “Ophelia”, “Anon”, “Gemini Man”, “The Song of Names”, and “The Informer” and “Guida Romantica a Posti Perduti”.


Video Games

Clive Owen was also seen providing his voice over the Lev Ariss on the video game “Privateer 2: The Darkening” in 1996.



Clive Owen was also seen working as a producer where he had produced the movie “The Boys Are Back” and the series “The Knick”.


Clive Owen
Source: The Times

How many awards has Clive received?

In Clive Owen’s career, he had won several awards including the Critics Choice Award, Florida Film Critics Circle, Online Film Critics Society Award, Online Film Critics Society Award, Satellite Award, Screen Actor Guild Award, Award Circuit Community, National Board of Review, New York Film Critics Circle AwardToronto Film Critics Association Award, British Academy Film Award, Gold derby Award, International Cinephile Society Award, International Online Cinema Award, Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award, Online Film & Television Association Award, Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award and Golden Camera Award.


Net Worth

Clive Owen is one of the talented and hard-working persons who had earned many successes in his movies, where he gave his best performance.  After becoming successful in his career, he has an estimated net worth of $30 million.