Jeff Bridges' AKA Jeffrey Leon Bridges is an American actor, singer, and producer best known for portraying his role as The Dude in comedy crime film The Big Lebowski. He was born on December 4, 1949, in Los Angeles, California, the United States to parents mother Dorothy Bridges and father Lloyd Bridges. His father was an actor while his mother was also an actress and a poet.
Jeff has two brothers and a sister. His brothers were Beau Bridges and Garrett Bridges, who died in 1948 following sudden infant death syndrome, and her sister was Lucinda Bridges. He was raised up in the Holmby Hills section of Los Angeles. He is American and is of diverse descent.
He attended the University High School, from where he graduated in 1967. After graduating from high school, he moved to New York City, where he studied acting at the Herbert Berghof Studio. The actor also served in the US Coast Guard Reserve for seven years.
Bridges is a married man. He got married to his girlfriend turned wife Susan Geston and that was on 5 June 1977. They met first time on the film shoot of Rancho Deluxe, where she was working as a maid. They began their love affair and got married. They have three daughters altogether; Isabelle Annie, Jessica Lily, and Haley Roselouise.
They are still together and content for getting each other as their loving spouse. They also have one granddaughter named Grace born on March 31, 2011, to Isabelle. Their relationship is based on love, trust, and full of commitment. Hence, there has not been any extramarital affair or things like that.
The 68 aged actor began his acting career as an infant in The Company She Keeps and that was in 1951. He stayed off the grid for 7 years after which he returned, to act on the Sea Hunt for two years. He was still a child even then.
The actor appeared in a lot of TV shows until he was a child. When he was 21 years' old, he starred in the movie, Halls of Anger. Just a year after, he appeared as Duane Jackson in The Last Picture Show, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actor.
Up until now, Jeff has had a total of 89 acting credits under his name which has led to a huge net worth of the actor. He has been in the movies and TV series such as Winter Kills, Starman, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, The Contender, Iron Man, Hell or High Water, Faerie Tale Theatre, and The Jonathan Ross Show.
Recently, Jeff was spotted in the movies like The Only Living Boy in New York, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, and Only the Brave. His latest movie Bad times at the El Royale is in the post-production phase and is set to release this year.
As for his awards, the actor has been nominated for as much as 106 nominations with 45 wins. Jeff has been able to win one Oscar for his work in Crazy Heart. He was a co-star of the show alongside Colin Farrell and Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Jeff Bridges earns a massive amount of salary from his career and his net worth is $70 million as of 2018.