Christian Bale Net Worth [2022]: Fun facts, Earnings, House, Wiki, Age, height, Biography

Christian Bale Net Worth:$120 Million

Net Worth:$120 Million
Date of Birth:1974-01-30
Gender:Male
Height:6 ft (1.83 m)
Profession:Actor, Voice Actor
Nationality:United Kingdom
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What is Christian Bale’s net worth?

Christian Bale net worth is $120 million approximately. Bale is perhaps well known for playing Batman in many of Christopher Nolan’s “Dark Knight” trilogy. He also is known for “American Psyco”, “The Big Short”, “Vice”, “American Hustle”, “Ford V Ferrari” and “The Fighter”, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Christian Bale Batman Salary:

Christian earned $9 million for his first appearance in Batman Begins. Bale earned $10 million as base salary for The Dark Night and then was awarded with a $20 million performance bonus. For his final appearance Christian earned $15 million. This makes the total of $54 million for the three films. Bale was reportedly offered $50 million to return for a fourth film which he declined. He was then reportedly offered $50 million to make a minor appearance as Batman in a Justice League movie but declined that as well.

Christian Bale House:

Bale resides in Brentwood, Los Angeles. In November 2017, Christian paid $8.8 million for a large mansion in LA’s Brentwood Park enclave. Christian and his wife Sibi still own the Santa Monica house they bought together in 2001 for $1.765 million. They also own a $13.5 million 8.5-acre ranch in a different part of Brentwood which they bought in 2008.

Christian Bale Wiki:

Nаmе: Christian Bale
Rеаl Nаmе:Сhrіѕtіаn Сhаrlеѕ Рhіlір Ваlе
Gеndеr:Маlе
Аgе:48 уеаrѕ оld
Віrth Dаtе:30 Јаnuаrу 1974
Віrth Рlасе:Наvеrfоrdwеѕt, Unіtеd Кіngdоm
Nаtіоnаlіtу:Вrіtіѕh
Неіght:1.83 m
Wеіght:70 kg
Ѕехuаl Оrіеntаtіоn:Ѕtrаіght
Маrіtаl Ѕtаtuѕ:Маrrіеd
Wіfе/Ѕроuѕе (Nаmе):Sibi Blazic (m. 2000)
Сhіldrеn:Yеѕ (Еmmеlіnе Ваlе, Јоѕерh Ваlе)
Dаtіng/Gіrlfrіеnd 
(Nаmе):N/А
Рrоfеѕѕіоn:Еnglіѕh асtоr
Nеt Wоrth іn 2022:$120 million
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Christian Bale was born January 30, 1974 in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK to Jenny, a circus performer, and David, an entrepreneur. His mother is English and his father was born in South Africa to English parents. The family frequently moved when he was a child, eventually, he began attending Bournemouth School, but left at age 16.

When Bale’s parents divorced in 1991, his sister and mother stayed in Bournemouth, and Bale and his father moved to Los Angeles.

Christian Bale Аgе, Неіght, Wеіght

Веіng bоrn оn 30 Јаnuаrу 1974 , Сhrіѕtіаn Ваlе іѕ 48 уеаrѕ оld аѕ оf tоdау. Ніѕ hеіght іѕ 1.83 m tаll, аnd hіѕ wеіght іѕ 70 kg.

Christian Bale Career:

Bale began acting in commercials when he was just 8 years old. His first role was a 1982 commercial for fabric softener. He made his stage debut in 1984, opposite the future Mr. Bean, Rowan Atkinson, in “The Nerd” on London’s West End.

Bale gained international attention at age 13 for his performance in Steven Spielberg’s 1988 movie “Empire of the Sun”. He later starred in the cult-classic musicals Newsies and Swing Kids, and went on to gain a role in the 1994 film adaptation of Little Women. He played Arthur Stuart in 1997’s Velvet Goldmine.

In 1999, Christian was in the mainstream spotlight when he played serial killer Patrick Bateman in American Psycho. He was briefly dropped from the movie in favor of Leonardo DiCaprio, but DiCaprio dropped out and Bale was cast again.

Bale did months of research into the role, apart from physically prepping his body by months of intense training and tanning to achieve the “Olympian physique”  the character is described as having in the novel. His performance was well received and is now considered iconic.

The Dark Knight Trilogy

Bale is perhaps most famous around the world for playing the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne in Christopher Nolan’s three-part Dark Knight franchise. In 2004, after he completed filming the lead role in “The Machinist”, he was picked over Jake Gyllenhaal to play the lead role of Batman. He was given a deadline of six months to achieve Batman’s muscular physique, having lost significant weight for his previous project. He went from 121 lbs to 221 lbs of mostly muscle in just 6 months.

Bale was praised for his depth in the portrayal of Batman and his unique interpretation of the character. He went on to reprise his role for two more movies, each outearning the last and setting new box office records. The final installment, “The Dark Knight Rises,” was released in July 2012 and was the most financially successful movie that Bale has starred in. The three Batman movies earned over $2.3 billion worldwide at the box office.

Christian Bale Continued Success

After doing some indie movies following the success of the Dark Knight trilogy, Bale made a return to big-budget movies when he starred alongside Mark Wahlberg in 2010’s “The Fighter”, directed by David O. Russell. His portrayal of boxer Dicky Eklund was universally acclaimed. He won the Golden Globe and Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor, and 30 other awards in 2011.

His Other successful starring roles include Bale’s portrayal of Irving Rosenfeld in “American Hustle”, reuniting him with Russell once again as his director. He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor for his work.

In 2015, Bale starred in “The Big Short”, a film based on the book of the same name about the financial crisis of 2007. Once again, he gathered appreciation for his role, including an Oscar Nomination for Best Support Actor and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor.

For his appearance in “American Hustle”, Bale accepted a very low fee in exchange for 9% of the movie’s gross profit points.

Bale underwent a major body transformation once again for his portrayal of Dick Cheney in the biographical comedy/drama “Vice” in 2018. Christian received wide critical acclaim and a Golden Globe for best actor, and a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actor.

Bale is set to appear in the Marvel film Thor: Love and Thunder, in 2021. He has been called one of the most talented actors of his generation, and has been praised throughout his career for his range, depth, and versatility.  Bale is also widely recognized as a sex symbol in the media.

Christian Bale Wife, childrens:

Bale has been married to former model and makeup artist Sibi Blazic since 2000. Together they have two children, a daughter, Emmaline (b. 2005) and a son Joseph (b. 2014). The couple are active philanthropists who support a number of different causes, especially those related to nature and animals, such as Greenpeace.

In July 2008, Bale was in the news when he flew into an angry rant on the set of “Terminator Salvation”, which he was filming in New Mexico. Audio of the incident was leaked in February 2009. Bale rage was directed at Shane Hurlbut, director of photography on the film.

As per Bale, Hurlbut had ruined his concentration by walking onto the set while he was filming a scene. The audio revealed Bale screamed at and belittled Hurlbut and threatened to quit the movie.

Fellow actors and directors including Darren Aronofsky and Ron Howard publically defended Bale’s tirade. Bale made a public apology on a Los Angeles radio station in February 2009, and said that he and Hurlbut communicated later and resolved it immediately with no ongoing issue.

Bale again made headlines when he was arrested in July 2008 in London after being accused of assault by his mother and his sister at The Dorchester hotel.

Bale was held for four hours of questioning and then released on bail. The next month, it was declared that police would take no further action based on a lack of evidence. Bale has denied that any assault occurred.

He applied for U.S. citizenship in 2010 and became a naturalized citizen by 2014.

Christian Bale Awards:

Christian has won more than 78 total awards in his career including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for The Fighter in 2011, a pair of Screen Actors Guild Awards, and many more. He has received over 200 nominations. Bale was listed on the Time 100 in 2011.

Fun facts about Christian Bale:

His Family Traveled A Lot Due To Being In Circus

Bale’s parents were in the circus as he grew up. Throughout his childhood, he was constantly traveling with the circus. Bale was made for the entertainment industry and knew what to expect before entering it.

 Selected At 13-Years Old Out Of 4,000 Kids To Play Role

Christian Bale’s movie debut happened in 1987 when he played the role of a British child in the movie, Empire of the Sun. Bale was selected out of 4,000 children for the Steven Spielberg war film.

Stopped Eating Red Meat After Reading About Piglet From  Charlotte’s Web

Supposedly, Bale decided to stop eating red meat after reading about Wilbur from the book, Charlotte’s Web. Considering he’s very much into conserving the environment and he’s also animal-friendly, it wouldn’t be a surprise if he still avoids red meat. Although, that might be hard if he attends a lot of different events.

19 Often Is On A Mission Because He Hates Being Bored

When you’re making millions of dollars, it’s easy to understand why you would never want to be bored. Bale goes out of his way to do things that stimulate him and he’s constantly on a mission. It’s a good way to live life, especially in his career path. Fans never have to count Bale out of wanting to continue to act.

Obsessed With Sleep

He loves to sleep. He even mentioned in an interview that he would sleep for 12 hours a night if he could. Bale made it clear he’s “obsessed” with sleep. Maybe he feels he’s not bored when he’s sleeping.

 Super Mario Brothers Was His Favorite Video Game

While Bale was growing up, his favorite VIDEO GAME was Super Mario Brothers. Clearly, Bale wasn’t taken by the new PlayStation and Xbox games, as his favorite was a game from Nintendo.

Was Alleged to Assault His Mother And Sister

One of the most controversial things about Christian Bale’s offscreen life was the alleged assault on his mother and sister. The charges were dropped, as there wasn’t enough evidence for him to be convicted guilty. Apparently, his relationship with his family was damaged after the incident, although he was not convicted guilty.

Owns Two Dogs And Three Cats

Despite his anger issues and problems with his family, he has a lot of pets. He’s got two dogs and three cats, which is interesting on its own. It would be unique to see how that household is, along with his two children. That seems like a lot for a person who has his personal issues.

Bale was Attacked By Chinese Security Guards Who Supposedly Failed To Recognize Him

During a trip to China, Christian Bale was attacked by security guards who supposedly did not recognize him. Whether that’s completely true or not is unknown, but it’s kind of surprising that he was randomly attacked. There’s definitely more to the story, including the specific reason why was “attacked.”

25 Screws In Hand And Lost Top Of Finger In Motorcycle Accidents

Ouch. Christian Bale has suffered quite the injuries from motorcycle accidents, including 25 screws in his hand. He even lost the tip of one of his fingers. That’s what can be scary about riding motorcycles, but Bale continues to ride them. He feels that these things happen, and he’s suffered injuries for other reasons, as well.

Switches Accents In Interviews Depending On Movie Role

Some people might not know that Christian Bale is British if they’ve only seen some of his movies. The role he’s playing determines which accent he uses in interviews. He switches between his British accent and his American accent, depending on how he speaks in the film he’s interviewing for.

Performed All Stunts Himself In The Dark Knight Trilogy

Most actors and actresses have other performers that do their stunts for them. Not Christian Bale, at least, not in The Dark Knight trilogy. All of the stunts done by Batman were actually performed by Bale himself.

Holds Record For Most Weight Lost And Gained For Film Roles

Bale holds the record for most weight lost and gained for film roles. Bale lost 64 pounds to play his role in The Machinist, and later gained 70 pounds, including 30 pounds of muscle, to play Batman. Imagine that diet.

Took Role In American Pyscho Despite Doubts Upon Role

Some people thought that Christian Bale’s career would suffer after he took the lead role in American Pyscho. While it was a risk, it was a good performance for Bale, and certainly not the end of his career. It was definitely a different type of film for him, but not one that jeopardized his career.