Liam Neeson is a well-known Northern Irish actor who began his career in 1976 by joining the Lyric Players’ Theatre for two years. In 1993, he rose to prominence after appearing in Steven Speilberg’s critically acclaimed film ‘Schindler’s List,’ for which he received his first Academy Award nomination. Queen Elizabeth II made him an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 2000.
|Celebrated Name:||Liam Neeson|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Liam John Neeson|
|Age:||70 years old|
|Birth Date:||7 June 1952|
|Birth Place:||Ballymena, United Kingdom|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Natasha Richardson (m. 1994–2009)|
|Children:||Yes (Micheál Richardson, Daniel Neeson)|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$160 million|
Liam Neeson Biography
Liam John Neeson was born on June 7, 1952, in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, to Bernard “Barney” and Katherine “Kitty” Neeson. Rosaleen, Bernadette, and Elizabeth are his siblings.
He used to learn boxing lessons in school and has since become a boxing champion. He also used to perform in school plays. Neeson attended Queen’s University Belfast before leaving to work at the Guinness Brewery.
Liam Neeson Age, Height, Weight
Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952, and will be 70 years old as of 2023. His height is 1.93 m, and he weighs 80 kg.
Earlier in his career, Liam Neeson worked as a truck driver and forklift operator, among other things. In 1978, he appeared as Jesus Christ in a religious film. He later relocated to Dublin, where he appeared in several Project productions.
John Boorman discovered Neeson in 1980 and cast him in the film ‘Excalibur.’ He then relocated to London, where he appeared in films such as ‘Krull,’ ‘The Bounty,’ ‘Lamb,’ ‘If Tomorrow Comes,’ ‘Duet for One,’ ‘High Spirits,’ ‘The Dead Pool,’ and ‘The Good Mother.’
Neeson starred in the Academy Award-winning film ‘Schindler’s List in 1993. Other critically acclaimed films in which he has appeared include ‘Rob Roy,’ ‘Michael Collins,’ and ‘The Haunting.’ He has also appeared in the ‘Star Wars film series and voiced Aslan in ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’.
‘A Woman of Substance,’ ‘Empires: The Greeks,’ ‘Evolution,’ ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars,’ ‘Family Guy,’ and ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ are among the many television shows in which Liam Neeson has appeared.
Neeson will appear in the films The Commuter,’ ‘Widows,’ and ‘Hard Powder’ in 2018. He has also appeared in a number of video games, including 2015’s ‘Lego Dimensions.’
Liam Neeson Achievements And Awards
Liam Neeson won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor in 1993. He was nominated for an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award in the same year. He has also been nominated for three Golden Globe Awards. He also received awards from the Irish Film and Television Academy, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and the Evening Standard British Film Awards.
Liam Neeson’s Net Worth in 2023
Liam Neeson’s net worth is estimated to be more than $160 million as of August 2023. He makes his money by starring in a number of commercially successful films. He has appeared in a variety of mainstream roles and has provided his voice in a number of films, including ‘A Monster Calls.’ He also appeared in a Super Bowl XLIX commercial.
Liam Neeson is widely regarded as one of the world’s most popular actors. He was named UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador in 2011 and is the patron of the CineMagic film festival’s charity. Neeson was named to Richtopia’s list of the “Most Influential Philanthropists and Social Entrepreneurs Worldwide” in 2017 for his contributions to philanthropy. He was a heavy smoker earlier in his career but quit in 2003.
Liam Neeson Wife, Marriage
Liam Neeson married actress Natasha Richardson in 1994. Richardson, his wife, died in 2009 from a severe head injury. Daniel Jack and Micheál Richard Antonio are their two sons. Liam Neeson lived with Helen Mirren in the 1980s. He became a naturalized US citizen in 2009.