Anthony Hopkins Biography

Updated On Feb 17, 2019 Published On Oct 05, 2015
Facts of Anthony Hopkins
Date of Birth: 1937 , December-31
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Anthony Hopkins
Birth Name Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins
Father Richard Arthur Hopkins
Mother Muriel Anne Hopkins
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Margam
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 160 million
Salary $14,846,000
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Balad
Weight in KG N/A
Married Yes
Married to Petronella Barker (m. 1966), Jennifer Lynton (m. 1973) Stella Arroyave (m. 2003)
Children Abigail Hopkins
Divorce Petronella Barker , Jennifer Lynton
Awards BAFTA Awards
Movies Autobahn
TV Show The Man in Room 17
Siblings Richard Arthur Hopkins
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Anthony Hopkins is a Welsh film, television, and theater actor, producer, director, composer, and painter. He is best known for his roles in The Silence of the Lambs, The Mask of Zorro, The Bounty and Meet Joe Black.

Anthony Hopkins' Early Life

Anthony Hopkins was born Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins on 31 December 1937 and is currently 81 years old. He was born in Margam, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, and Wales of the United Kingdom to mother Annie Muriel and father Richard Arthur Hopkins. He is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Anthony Hopkins' Career

Due to persisting of his parents, he attended Jones' West Monmouth Boys' School and got an education from Cowbridge Grammar School in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. He joined Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff, Wales and graduated in 1957.

Later, he joined the National British Army and served the nation for two years and moved to London. In London, he gets training in arts at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Till the date, Anthony has appeared in numerous movies and television series like Westworld, American Masters, One Man's War, Dark Victory, War and Peace, Thor: The Dark World, Mission: Impossible 2, The Bounty, Magic, Young Winston, and many others.

Anthony Hopkins' Net Worth

As of early 2019, Anthony Hopkins' net worth is reported to be around $160 million. Back in 2000, his salary from Mission: Impossible II was $5,000,000, Hannibal was $15,000,000, Red Dragon was $20,000,000, and The Wolfman was $15,000,000.

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Anthony Hopkins' Personal Life

Anthony has been married three times. He married first with Petronella Barker in 1966. They have one daughter; Abigail Hopkins who was born on 20 August 1968 but got divorced in 1972.

After a year of divorcing the first wife, he married Jennifer Lynton in the year 1973 and divorced her in 2002. He married Stella Arroyave on March 1, 2003, and has been living a blissful married life with no rumors of divorce and separation issues.

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Born in Wales, United Kingdom

December 31 , 1937

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins was born in Margam, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales of United Kingdom to Annie Muriel and Richard Arthur Hopkins. He belongs to white ethnicity. From his childhood, he was more interested in arts like painting, drawing rather than on studies.

Graduated from Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

1957

Due to persist of his parents, He attended Jones' West Monmouth Boys' School and also gets education from Cowbridge Grammar School in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. He joined Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff, Wales and graduated in 1957. Later, he joined the national British Army and served the nation for two years and move to London. In London he gets training in arts at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Married to Petronella Barker

1966

He has been married three times. He married first with Petronella Barker in 1966. Petronella Barker is an actress from England. She is the winner of The Carlton Hobbs Bursary Award which opens her door to join BBC Radio Drama Company in 1963.

 

Gave birth to first child Abigail Hopkins

August 20 , 1968

Anthony Hopkins and Petronella Barker have one daughter; Abigail Hopkins who was born on 20 August 1968. Abigail Hopkins is a singer songwriter and actress. She is also a theater director. Her debut album is Smile Road released on 2003.

Divorced to Petronella Barker

1972

Anthony Hopkins and Petronella Barker decided to separate in 1972. They were granted divorce by High court of London. She is a The Carlton Hobbs Bursary Award winner. They have one daughter Abigail Hopkins who is a singer and actor.

Married to Jennifer Lynton

1973

After one year of divorce with Petronella Barker, Anthony Hopkins married Jennifer Lynton in 1973. Jennifer Lynton was a production assistant. Hopkins was in alcohol addiction at that time so they live together. Later in 2002 they finally get divorced.

Married again to Stella Arroyave

March 1 , 2003

He married Stella Arroyave on March 1, 2003 and they are still living together. Stella Arroyave is an actress and producer from Columbia. She is known for Slipstream, The Human Stain. They have no children. She was born in 1956.

First movie The White Bus

1967

Anthony Hopkins started his career from The White bus in 1967. The White bus is a short movie directed by Lindsay Anderson. Anthony Hopkins is seen as Brechtain in a short role. The main character is the girl who travels in a white bus.

Acted in The Silence of the Lambs

1991

The Silence of Lambs is a thriller movie of 1991. It was directed by Jonathan Demme and Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins and Scott Glenn were among the lead role. Anthony Hopkins is seen as Dr. Hannibal Lecter. He got different awards for his acting in the movie including Academy Award.

Won Academy Award

1991

He won Academy award as a best actor for his role as Dr.Hannibal Lecter in movie The Silence of Lambs. He also won different other awards for same role including BAFTA Award, Saturn Award and Golden Globe Award.

Net Worth

2019

As of early 2019, Anthony Hopkins' net worth is reported to be around $160 million.