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Gerard Butler is known as a Scottish English actor. He is most famous for his roles in 300 and Olympus Has Fallen.

Gerard Butler was born on November 13, 1969, in Paisley, Scotland. When he was just a half year old, his family relocated to Montreal, Canada, where his father attempted a couple of jobs that didn't amount to much. After eighteen months, his folks separated, and his mom moved Gerard and his two siblings back to her old neighborhood of Paisley, Scotland. During his youth, Butler was enchanted with films and acting, and his mom took him to a few tryouts. He joined the Scottish Youth Theater and performed in a production of Oliver!.

Wife & Children

Gerard Butler's love life entered the media spotlight when he dated American Model Jasmine Burgess for a few months in 2007. He was then romantically connected with model and actress, Shanna Moakler in 2008. He dated popular actress Lindsay Lohan for a quick fling in 2009. Butler has been a leading man on and off the screen. He has dated famous names like Ashley Greene, Madalina Diana Ghenea, and Lizzie Cundy. His most recent relationship was with Morgan Brown.

A Career as an Actor

Butler moved to London, England, attempting to get his career off the ground. While working as a casting assistant for the play Coriolanus, he ran into the play's director, Steven Berkoff, in a bistro and asked for an opportunity to peruse for the lead role. After an effective run in Coriolanus, Butler handled the lead in a stage interpretation of Trainspotting. Butler got his biggest break as King Leonidas, in 300, the epic tale about a little army of Spartan officers vanquishing the gigantic Persian armed force. To look like a warrior ruler, Butler prepared each day for four months in the most extreme exercise routine of his life, giving him an inconceivable physical make-up in time for the shoot. His role in 300 was a tremendous lift to his career profile. Since appearing in 300, the actor has featured in a few lighthearted comedies like P.S. I Love You with Hilary Swank and The Ugly Truth with Katherine Heigl.

In January 2020, it was announced that the film, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World was added to the Oscar nominations list for the Best Animated Feature category. Butler has a supporting role in the film as the voice of Stoick.

Net Worth

According to celebritynetworth.com, his estimated net worth is $30 million.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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