Owen Wilson who is best known for his role in TV shows and films like “Bottle Rocket”, “Behind Enemy Lines”, “Zoolander” and “Free Birds” is an American actor who has been active in the industry since 1996. He is the voice behind Lightning McQueen in the “Cars” films.
|Full Name||Owen Cunningham Wilson|
|Date of Birth||November 18, 1968|
|Birth Place||Dallas, Texas, United States|
Robert Andrew Wilson
|Profession||Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, Comedian|
|Net Worth||US $75 million|
EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION
Owen Wilson’s full name is Owen Cunningham Wison. He was born to parents Laura Wilson and Robert Andrew Wilson on November 18 of 1968 in Dallas which is located in Texas, USA. His papa operated as an advertising official whereas his mama operated as a photographer.
Besides, Owen Wilson has two siblings and he is the middle one. He finished his high school education at New Mexico Military Institute, after that, he enrolled at the University of Texas and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
OWEN WILSON CAREER / SUICIDE / MILITARY / WOW
Owen made his film debut in 1996 with the film titled “Bottle Rocket”. In it, he played the role of Dignan and he was also the writer of the film. That very year, he performed in a small role in the film “The Cable Guy” in which he played the role of Robin’s date. In 1997, he appeared in the film “Anaconda” in the role of Gary Dixon. That year, he was an associate producer for the film titled “As Good as It Gets”.
In 1998, he appeared in the film titled “Armageddon” in the role of Oscar Choice. That corresponding year, he appeared in the film “Permanent Midnight” in the role of Nicky. The same year, Owen Wilson co-wrote the film titled “Armageddon”. In 1999, he appeared in the film titled, “The Haunting” in the role of Luke Sanderson and in the film “The Minus Man” in the role do Vann Sieger.
2000 saw him appear in the film “Shanghai Noon” in the role of Roy O’Bannon and in the film “Meet the Parents” on which he portrayed the role of Kevin Rawley. In 2001, he appeared in the film “Zoolander” in the role of Hansel McDonald. The same year, he resembled in “The Royal Tenenbaums” in the role of Eli Cash, also being the writer of the film. The same year, he appeared in the film “Behind Enemy Lines” in the role of Lt. Chris Burnett.
2002 saw him appear in the film titled “I Spy” in which he played the role of Alex Scott. In 2003, he appeared in the file “Shanghai Knights” in the role of Roy O’Bannon. The same year, Owen Wilson made a cameo in “, Yeah Right!’ as himself. 2004 saw him portray the role of Jack Ryan in the film “The Big Bounce”, the role of Ken Hutchinson in the film “Starsky & Hutch”, the role of Wilbur Wright in the film “Around the World in 80 Days” and in the role of Ned Plimptons in the film “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.”
In 2005, he appeared in the film “The Wendell Baker Story” in the role of Neil King and the film “Wedding Crashers” in the role of John Beckwith. In 2006, he did voice acting in the animated film titled “Cars” in which he voiced the character of “Lightning McQueen”. In 2007, he appeared in the film titled “The Darjeeling Limited” in the role of Francis Whitman. In 2008, Owen Wilson appeared in the film “Drillbit Taylor” in the role of Drillbit Taylor and the film “Marley & Me” in the role of John Grogan.
In 2009, he appeared in the film “Night at the Museum 2” in the role of Jedediah and in the film “Fantastic Mr. Fox” in which he voiced “Coach Skip”. In 2010, he appeared in two films, namely, “Marmaduke” in which he voiced the titular character of Marmaduke, and in the film “How Do You Know” in which he played the role of Matty Reynolds. In 2011, Owen Wilson appeared in the film “Hall Pass” in which he played the role of Richard “Rick” Mills and in the film “Midnight in Paris” in which he played the role of Gil Pender. He reprised the role of Lightning McQueen in the film “Cars 2.”
In 2013, he appeared in the film “The Internship” in the role of Nick Campbell. He appeared in “Night at the Museum 3” as Jedediah in 2014. 2015 saw him appear in the film “She’s Funny That Way” in the role of Arnold Albertson and the film “No Escape” in the role of Jack Dwyer. In 2016, he appeared in “Zoolander 2” as Hansel McDonald. In 2017, he appeared in “Cars 3 ” as Lightning McQueen. In 2021, he will be appearing in the film “The French Dispatch” in the role of Herbsaint Sazerac. The film is currently under post-production.
Owen Wilson isn’t married yet and is presently not dating anyone. Owen dated Sheryl Crow in the past and in April of 2002, she released a song dedicated to him. Wilson had a child with his then-girlfriend Jade Duell in January of 2011 and had a child with Caroline Lindqvist in January of 2014. His third child was born in October of 2018 and was brought to this world by Varunie Vongsvirates. Owen tried to take his own life in August of 2007 and later went to treatment for depression. This caught a lot of attention and it caused hindrance in his interaction with the media.
Height, Weight, and Age
Owen Wilson stands 1.79 meters tall and measures roughly 75 kg. As of December of 2020, he is 52 years old.
Owen Wilson is not active on any social media platforms.
OWEN WILSON NET WORTH
Owen Wilson’s net worth is expected to be around US$ 75 million as of December 2020. He makes several of his fortunes from acting in various movies and TV shows. Alongside acting, he also earns money from being a producer and a screenwriter.