Ronald "R." Lee Ermey is an American actor best known for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Full Metal Jacket,which earned him a Golden Globe Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Ermey was born in Emporia ,Kansas, on March 24,1944, and was raised with his five brothers on a farm outside of Kansas City, Kansas. As a teenager, Ermey often got in trouble with the local authorities and had been arrested twice for criminal mischief by age 17. In 1958, when Ermey was 14, he and his family left Kansas and moved to Toppenish ,Washinton.
He had a wonderful experience of his career. Ermey, who played the iconic drill sergeant in 'Full Metal Jacket,' claims he was fired by Geico for his vocal opposition to the Obama Administration. His Martial status is married. He has four children with wife Nila and two daughters from a previous marriage. Has nine grandchildren.
There is nobody in America who doesn't know the name of the famous Ermey. He is also a former drill instructor. He is an actor with a net worth of $12 Million. R.Lee Ermey is an eminent person in the field of acting who is successful in earning such a huge wealth by appearing in different movies. He has won more than a few military awards as well as the Marine Corps Good conduct Medal award also.
An immensely talented actor,he was a soldier working for the United states Marine Corps where he rose to the rank of a staff Sergeant. He was also bestowed with the honorary rank of Gunnery Sergeant by the Marine Corps for his outstanding service. After being discharged from military services,he starting acting in films and soon rose to fame and received numerous awards and critical acclaim. His portrayal of Gunnery Sergeant Hartman was immensely appreciated and he soon becomes a household name. He also made guest appearances and hosted several television shows which made him a household name.He has also lent his voice to several animated films and video game
Ermey is an eminent person in the field of acting who is successful in earning such a huge wealth by appearing in different movies. Some of his popular movies are "An officer and a Gentleman","The boys in Company C" and much more.