Who Is Mel Gibson? Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson is an American/Australian actor, director, investor, producer, and screenwriter best known for his work on major television shows and films such as ‘Lethal Weapon’ and ‘Mad Max.’ He learned his acting skills through study, which is why he appears professional in the majority of his films.

His accomplishments include numerous notable film awards for which he appeared, directed, and produced. There are numerous unanswered questions regarding Mel Gibson’s net worth. That’s why I’ll tell you more about his fortune and where it came from.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Mel Gibson
Real Name/Full Name: Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson AO
Gender: Male
Age: 66 years old
Birth Date: 3 January 1956
Birth Place: Peekskill, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.77 m
Weight: 97 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Wife/Spouse (Name): Robyn Moore ( m. 1980 – 2011)
Children: Yes (Milo Gibson, Hannah Gibson, Christian Gibson, Edward Gibson, Louis Gibson, William Gibson, Thomas Gibson, Lucia Gibson, Lars Gerard Gibson)
Yes (Rosalind Ross (2014–))
Profession: Actor, director, investor, producer, and a screenwriter
Net Worth in 2022: $450 million

Mel Gibson Biography

Mel Gerard Gibson, better known as Mel Gibson, was born in Peekskill, New York on January 3, 1956. He was the second child of eleven siblings and the son of Anne Patricia, who died in 1990, and Hutton Gibson of Irish religion, who was an author.

During his high school years at St Leo’s Catholic College, Mel was taught by a Christian foundation. He later attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art, where he studied acting and film.

Mel Gibson Age, Height, Weight

Mel Gibson was born on January 3, 1956, and is 66 years old as of 2022. His height is 1.77 meters and his weight is 97 kilograms.

Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson


As a student at a film school, Mel, along with other students, was trained traditionally in a British theatre, where he acted as Romeo in the play ‘Romeo and Juliet.’ That’s where his career got its start. While still a student, he appeared in his debut film, ‘Summer City,’ in 1977 and was paid $400.

Mel later appeared in the Australian-based Mad Max series, where he was paid $15,000 as a starter. Following his success, he appeared in ‘Tim,’ where he became famous, and in a TV show as a sojourner. Between 1980 and 1981, Gibson appeared in series such as ‘the Sullivan’s,’ ‘punishment,’ and ‘police procedural Cop Shop.’

He also starred in World War II, which was released in 1982. Prior to that, he received numerous accolades for his performance in the sequel World War I. That same year, he appeared in the romantic squeaker ‘The Year of Living Dangerously.’ In 1984, he appeared in the American drama ‘The River,’ which debuted and catapulted him to stardom. Later, he appeared in ‘Mad Max 2’ and ‘The Bounty.’

Among his debut films are The Patriot, Vietnam War, Edge of Darkness, Machete Kills, and The Expendables 3. Among the films and television series he produced and directed after establishing his company, icon productions, in 1989 are ‘Immortal Beloved,’ ‘An Ideal Husband,’ ‘The Three Stooges,’ ‘The Man Without a Face,’ ‘Braveheart,’ and many more. He is currently in the process of directing a film called ‘Dragged Across Concrete.’

Mel Gibson Achievements and Awards

His first accomplishment came in 1979 when he was named best lead actor in the films Tim’ and ‘Gallipoli.’ Mel has also received two Academy Award nominations for best director and best picture for ‘Braveheart.’ Among his other honors are people choice awards (1991-2004), show west awards (1993 & 1996), and others. He has also been nominated for numerous awards.

Mel Gibson’s Net Worth In 2022

Mel Gibson’s net worth has risen to $450 million as of today, but before divorcing his former wife, he was a wealthier man with a net worth of $850 million. He has amassed his fortune through his work in films, either as an actor or as a producer. However, because he owns numerous properties in Australia and California, a large portion of his net worth has been generated through investment returns.

With numerous awards, Gibson is the most acclaimed actor not only in the United States, but also in Australia, and his career spans decades. Mel’s diversification in many careers causes him to amass a large net worth fortune over the years and be recognized for his tremendous success.

Mel Gibson Wife, Marriage

Mel and Robyn Denise Moore had known each other since 1970 and married ten years later. They have seven children, six boys, and one girl. Their marriage ended in divorce in 2006. Gibson has another son and daughter from previous relationships.