Javier Bardem is married man. He has been married to Penelope Cruz. Penelope Cruz is Spanish actress and model. They began their love relationship in 2007. They maintained a low public profile about their love affair. The couple got married in early July 2010 in a private ceremony at a friend's home in the Bahamas. They have two children together.
Besides this, he had once in relationship with Cristina Payes. She is a teacher and a translator. He learned English from her. They had ten years long love relationship. But sudden they dissolved their relationship.
He began his acting career when he was six years old. His family background is also related with acting. He had appeared in various Spanish movies. His first English movie was Perdite Durango from which he gained international recognition. His original interest was in painting not acting. He went on to study painting for four years at Madrid's Escuela de Artes y Oficios. He was not talented in painting so he abandoned that career. His net worth is estimated around 20 million dollar.