Bill Paxton Biography

Updated On Jul 17, 2017 Published On Oct 12, 2015
Facts of Bill Paxton
Date of Birth: 1955 , May-17
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Name Kimberly Alexis Bledel
Father Martín Bledel
Mother Nanette Bledel
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Houston
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $8 Million
Eye Color Blonde
Hair Color Drack brown
Face Color White
Affair with Nina Dobrev
Siblings Eric David Bledel
Books it: Über Style, It
Name Alexis Bledel
Nick Name Zxander
Religion Christian
Working For Tv Shows
Waist size 24
Chest Size 47 in
Bicep Size 16 in
Shoe Size 7 (US)
Weight in KG 54 kg
Girlfriend Nina Dobrev
Married Yes
Education University of Southern California
Awards MTV Movie Awards
Movies The Final Girls
TV Show Vikings
Body Measurements 34-24-34
Breast Size 34B
Hip Size 34
Married to Vincent Kartheiser (m. 2014)
Children Caroline Paul, Jonathan Paul
Famous for Gilmore Girls
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Bill Paxton has been married twice in his life. He was first married to a Canadian actress Kelly Rowan. She has also established herself as one of the renowned models and she is also sexy in her looks. She is mainly known for her role in the television series, The O.C.

They got married in 1979 but this married life was dissolved after being married for just a year. Then he remained single for more than seven years and finally got married in 1987 with Louise Newbury. She is also the renowned name in the film industry. The couple together have two children.

He began his acting career from his late teens. One of the best movies he has ever played in his life is The Terminator. His net worth is estimated to be around $30 million and he earns a handsome amount of money.

Though the actor is one of the most loved Hollywood actors we are sad to let our fans know that he died due to a cardiac surgery complication recently in February 2017.

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Born in Fort Worth, Texas

May 17 , 1955

Bill Paxton was from the upper class family born in Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America to Mary Lou and John Lane Paxton. His father was also an actor but his main profession was business. Bill is an American and is white.

Married to Louise Newbury

May 12 , 1987

After dissolving his first married life, he was not seen with any one till the end of 1986. But with the start of 1987, he became linked with Louise Newbury and they finally got married in the May of that year.  She is also the renowned name in the film industry. 

Married to Kelly Rowan


Bill Paxton was first married to Kelly Rowan. Kelly is one of the famous actresses from Canada. She has also established herself as the model and she is also sexy in her looks. She is mainly known for her role in the television series, The O.C. 

Divorced with Kelly Rowan

July 22 , 1980

Bill Paxton has been married twice in his life but his first married life dissolved after being married for a year. They got married in 1979. From this married life they didn't have any children together. And the actual reason for their divorce is also unknown. 

Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror


Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and everyone really feels honored if they win this award. He has also won this award twice and that was for Best Supporting Actor in 1987. 

Won Deep Ellum Film Festival


He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 2001, he won some major award from his acting and that was Deep Ellum Film Festival. He was awarded by Texas Filmmaker Award. 

Won Screen Actors Guild Awards


He has also been honored with Screen Actors Guild Awards once in his life and that was in 1996. He was nominated in this award for portraying his role in the movie Apollo 13 and that was for Outstanding Performance by a Cast.

Won Western Heritage Awards


In 2012, he was seen playing his role in Hatfields & McCoys. It was kind of short documentary movie and for his role in this documentary he was nominated in Western Heritage Awards. He won this award from Western Documentary category. 

First child, James Paxton


After being married with Louise Newbury, he became father for the first time with her in 1994. That year she gave birth to a son and they named him James Paxton. James Paxton has also established himself as an actor. 

Second child, Lydia Paxton

December 19 , 1997

He also became father for the second time in his life and that was in 1997. His wife, Louise Newbury gave birth to their second child together on 19th December and it was a sweet little baby girl and they named her Lydia Paxton.

Began his acting career


Bill Paxton was interested in acting since his childhood days. While he was in his school days, he also used to appear in several school programs and show his acting skill there. He began his acting career in 1975 and those days he only appeared in several minor roles. 

Rose to prominence


It took a long time for him to finally make his major role in the movie. In 1985, he appeared in the sci-fi movie Weird Science. It was also the successful movie as its box office earning was net worth of $38.9 million. A decade later he appeared in Apollo 13.