Joel Edgerton is an Australian actor, producer, and director who has gained international recognition for his roles in films such as Warrior, The Great Gatsby, and Loving. Born on June 23, 1974, in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia, he began his acting career in the 1990s and has since established himself as a versatile and acclaimed performer in the entertainment industry.
|Full Name||Joel Edgerton|
|Date of Birth||June 23, 1974|
|Birthplace||Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches (180 cm)|
|Education||Nepean Drama School at the University of Western Sydney|
|Parents||Michael Edgerton (father), Marianne Edgerton (mother)|
|Occupation||Actor, Producer, Director|
|Net Worth||Estimated at $12 million (as of 2023)|
Joel Edgerton Early Life and Education
Joel Edgerton was born and raised in Blacktown, a suburb of Sydney, Australia. He developed an interest in acting at a young age and went on to attend the Nepean Drama School at the University of Western Sydney, where he honed his skills in various aspects of acting and performance.
Joel Edgerton Career
Edgerton began his career in the late 1990s, appearing in Australian television series and films, such as Spellbinder: Land of the Dragon Lord and Erskineville Kings. His international breakthrough came with the 2005 film Kinky Boots, in which he played a lead role alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Since then, Edgerton has appeared in numerous critically acclaimed films, including Warrior (2011), The Thing (2011), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), The Great Gatsby (2013), and Loving (2016). In addition to his acting career, Joel has also made a name for himself as a writer, producer, and director. He made his directorial debut with the 2015 psychological thriller The Gift, which he also wrote and starred in.
Joel Edgerton Personal Life
Joel Edgerton is known for keeping his personal life private. In the past, he has been romantically linked to several high-profile women, but as of 2023, there is no public information about his current relationship status. Joel is also an ambassador for the Fred Hollows Foundation, an organization dedicated to ending avoidable blindness and improving Indigenous Australian health.