Mel Gibson Biography

Published On Jun 27, 2018
Facts of Mel Gibson
Date of Birth: 1956 , January-3
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Mel Gibson
Birth Name Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson A
Father Hutton Gibson
Mother Anne Reilly
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Peekskill, New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 425 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 82 KG
Married Yes
Married to Robyn Moore Gibson (m. 1980)
Children Lucia Gibson, Christian Gibson, Hannah Gibson
Divorce Robyn Moore Gibson (m. 2011)
Education National Institute of Dramatic Art, St Leo's Catholic College
Awards Academy Award for Best Director
Movies Braveheart 1995
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Mel Gibson is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his performance as Max Rockatansky in the first three films in the Mad Max post-apocalyptic action series. He was born on January 3, 1956, in Peekskill, New York. He is currently 62 years old. He has American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He is the son of mother Anne Patricia and father Hutton Gibson. He attended St.Leo’s Catholic College, New South Wales and completed his schooling. Later, he studied acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art. He has a brother named Donal Gibson.

Mel Gibson began his career at the age of 12. His first break into acting was in the 1977 film Summer City. Previously, he had acted as a student in A Midsummer Night’s and Romeo and Juliet in his college days.

His first big break came with Mad Max, an Australian dystopian action movie of George Miller. It turned out to be a huge success and earned more than $100 million.

During the 1980s, the sequel to Mad Max published with the name Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior and the Mad Max beyond Thunderdome helped him to be a worldwide star.

Then Mel appeared in movies like Gallipoli, The Year of Living Dangerously, Attacks Force Z, and The Bounty.

Likewise, Gibson also performed in Mark Rydell’s directed drama movie The River. In the movie, he was seen alongside other stars like Sissy Spacek and Scott Glenn.

Likewise, his role in Lethal Weapons helped to mark him as Hollywood leading man alongside Gary Busey and Danny Glover, and he worked in a movie such as Forever Young and Braveheart. He also achieved exposure as a voice-artist as John Smith in Disney’s Pocahontas.

In 2000, Gel worked in the movie The Patriot, What Women Want and the animated film, Chicken Run and he also worked in We Were Soldiers and Signs; it became the highest –grossing film of his career.

Apart from that, he has also played several recognized roles in the movies that include Machete Kills and The Expendable 3. He was seen opposite Sylvester Stallone in the latter.

Talking about his relationship status, he is currently in the relationship with his girlfriend Rosalind Ross, a writer. The couple started dating in 2014, and he had his ninth child with her, Lars Gerard Gibson. The duo was also spotted together at the Daddy's Home premiere. 

Earlier, he was married to a dental nurse Robyn Moore II. The couples have seven children sons Edward Gibson, Christian Gibson, Louis Gibson, Milo Gibson Willie Gibson, Tommy Gibson. After living together for 26 years, they got divorced due to incompatibility. 

Likewise, he was in a relationship with Oksana Grigorieva, a Russian musician. The couple also welcomed a baby girl Lucia Gibson. His also dated Oksana Pochepa and Violet Kowal in 2009 and Nadia Lanfranconi, an Italian actress, in 2012. But due to some issues they broke-up.

Mel Gibson has earned` a considerable amount of money from his professional career. As an American actor and filmmaker, he has several sources of income and is paid well in terms of salary. His present net worth is estimated to be around $425 million. Besides, he owns a house in Malibu which he bought in 2008 and the worth of the house is $2.575. He also owns mansions, cars, a jet and a private island on the Pacific too.

Mel Gibson won his first award, an Australian Film Institute Award, in the year 1979 for his leading role in the film Tim and World War I, Gallipoli. Then he also received 2 Academy Awards for the movie named Braveheart and 2 AACTA Award for Hacksaw Ridge. He was also listed as the Sexiest Man Alive by the People magazine.

Similarly, he was honored by Hasty Pudding Theatricals as a Man of the Year 1997 and Undergraduate Commencement Speaker at Loyola Marymount University too.

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Born in United States

January 3 , 1956

Mel Gibson was born Peekskill, New York. He is the son of mother Anne Patricia and father Hutton Gibson. He attended St.Leo’s Catholic College, New South Wales and completed his schooling. Later he studied acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

Debuted movie Summer City

1977

Mel Gibson made his acting debut from the low-budget movie, Summer City in the year 1977, for which he was paid $400. Before this, he did few screens acting as a student in Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Drama.

Start working in hit movie Mad Max

1979

Gibson made his appearance in the successful hit movie like Mad Max, an Australian dystopian action movie of George Miller, in 1979. It turned out to be the biggest success of his early career grossing more than $100 million throughout the world.

Marriage and divorce with Robyn Moore II

1980

Gibson is already married to a dental nurse Robyn Moore II. Together they share seven children: daughter Hannah Gibson and sons, Edward Gibson, Christian Gibson, Willie Gibson, Louis Gibson, Milo Gibson and Tommy Gibson. After living together for 26 years long marital relationship, the husband and wife divorced due to an irreconcilable difference.

Dating with Rosalind Ross

2014

Mel Gibson is currently in the relationship with his girlfriend, Rosalind Ross, a writer. The couple started sating since 2014, and have ninth children, Lars Gerard Gibson Before he was in the relationship with Oksana Grigorieva, a Russian musician. The couple also welcomed a baby girl, Lucia Gibson, he kept on dating, Oksana Pochepa and Violet Kowal in 2009 and Nadia Lanfranconi, an Italian actress in 2012 due to some issues they broke-up.

Awarded Australian Film Institute Award

1979

Mel Gibson received his first award, Australian Film Institute Award in the year 1979 for his leading role in the movie, Tim and World War I based drama Gallipoli. Next, he has received 2 Academy Award for the movie, Braveheart and 2 AACTA Award for Hacksaw Ridge.

Net worth around $425 million

2018

As of 2018, Mel Gibson net worth is estimated to be around $25 million.Besides, he owns a house in Malibu which he bought in 2008 and the worth of the house is $2.575 and also he has got his own mansions, cars, jet and private island on the Pacific too.