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Jim Caviezel Biography

Jim Caviezel

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Date of Birth: 1968 , September-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch

Quick Timeline of Jim Caviezel

1968 Born in Mount Vernon, Washington
1987 Graduated from John F Kennedy Memorial High School
1989 Got a serious foot injury
1991 Began his acting career
1992 Appeared in the television series, The Wonder Years
2004 Appeared in the movie, The Passion of the Christ
1993 Went on a blind date
1996 Married to Kerri Browitt
1999 First child, Bo Caviezel
2006 Won Character and Morality in Entertainment Award
1999 Won Satellite Awards
2005 Won MovieGuide Awards
2002 Drove in Indy 500 Race

Detail Timeline of Jim Caviezel

September 26 , 1968

Born in Mount Vernon, Washington

Jim who is also popular by his nicknames Jimmy and JC was born as James Patrick Caviezel in Mount Vernon, Washington, United States of America to James Patrick Caviezel, Sr. and Maggie Caviezel. He is an American and is of Slovakian, Swiss and Irish descent.

1987

Graduated from John F Kennedy Memorial High School

As a child, he joined Mount Vernon High School. There he learned his elementary education and then he joined John F. Kennedy Memorial High where he also played in the high school basketball team. He graduated from there in 1987.

1989

Got a serious foot injury

After completing his high school graduation from John F. Kennedy Memorial High School, he joined Bellevue College. He also continued to play basketball from the college team but when he was in his second year, he got a foot injury and this lead to an end of NBA hope. 

1991

Began his acting career

After getting a serious foot injury, he got transferred to University of Washington. He then began focusing in acting and he finally earned the role of Airline Clerk in the 1991 movie, My Own Private Idaho.

1992

Appeared in the television series, The Wonder Years

After making his acting debut in 1991, he appeared in the television series, The Wonder Years in 1992. There he appeared as the Bobby Riddle. That year, he also appeared in the movie, Diggstown starring the role of Billy Hargrove.

2004

Appeared in the movie, The Passion of the Christ

His breakthrough role came in 2004 after he starred the role of Jesus Christ in the movie, The Passion of the Christ.  He also won several major prestigious awards for appearing in this movie. He is also famous for his role in the movies like The Thin Red Line, Angel Eyes and many more. 

1993

Went on a blind date

In 1993, Jim met love of his life Kerri Browitt on a blind date. This date was orchestrated by his sister Amy. Kerri is an English teacher and she is also a talented flautist. They began dating since then.

July 20 , 1996

Married to Kerri Browitt

After being in love with Kerri Browitt for about three year, they decided to enter into the new stage of their love life and they got married on 20th of July 1996. They have already been parents three times.

December 12 , 1999

First child, Bo Caviezel

When Bo was five years old, Jim and love of his life Kerri Browitt decided to adopt her. They adopted her from the Guangzhou region. They also adopted a boy, Lyn Elizabeth Caviezel from that region.

2006

Won Character and Morality in Entertainment Award

In 2006, he got his one and only nomination in Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards. He was nominated in this award for his role in the movie, I Am David. He was kind of lucky that year as he also won this award.

1999

Won Satellite Awards

Satellite Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and he has also once been honored with this award. He was honored with this award for the first time in 1999 for Outstanding Motion Picture Ensemble.

2005

Won MovieGuide Awards

Till now, he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won several of them. In 2005, he got his first nomination in MovieGuide Awards and he was honored with this award that year for Most Inspiring Movie Acting.

2002

Drove in Indy 500 Race

Jim Caviezel is a multi talented person. Besides being popular in the world as an actor, he also appeared in several other fields. He is also an occasional car racer. In 2002, he took part in Indy 500 Race.

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In 1993, Jim met love of his life Kerri Browitt on a blind date. This date was orchestrated by his sister Amy. Kerri is an English teacher and she is also a talented flautist. They began dating since then. After being in love for several years, they got married on 20th of July 1996. They have already been parents three times.

As a child, Jim was an avid basketball player. He joined John F. Kennedy Memorial High School where he also played in the high school basketball team. After graduating from there in 1987, he joined Bellevue College and he continued playing basketball. But when he was in his second year, he got a foot injury and this lead to an end of NBA hope. He then began focusing in acting and he finally earned the role of Airline Clerk in the 1991 movie, My Own Private Idaho. The following year, he appeared in the television series, The Wonder Years. His net worth is said to be around $25 million.