Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke is an American actor, a director who became internationally famous for his role in the movie ‘Dead Poet Society. Besides acting and directing, Ethan loves writing and has published four graphic novels.

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Biography and Early Life

The birthplace of Ethan is Austin, Texas. His father, James Hawke, was an Insurance Actuary by profession. His mother, Leslie Green, was a charity worker. His mother was only 18 years old when he was born. Four years after his birth, his parents divorced in 1974. After relocating to New York, his mother remarried. He has a stepbrother named Patrick and then relocated to New York with his mother.

Ethan was initially interested in writing, but he performed on the live stage in high school and fell in love with acting.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ethan Hawke in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ethan Hawke’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 6 November 1970. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 177 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 167 lbs in Pound and 76 kg in Kilograms.


Ethan started his schooling by attending Packer Collegiate Institute. Later he went to West Windsor Plainsboro High school for further studies. He got his high school graduation degree from Hun School of Princeton in 1998. In Pittsburgh, he enrolled himself into Carnegie Mellon University to take acting classes. For higher formal studies, Ethan went to New York University twice, but both times, he failed to finish his courses due to the pressure of his acting career.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Before getting married to his co-star Uma Thurman, Ethan had dated Elisa Jordana, Karen Campbell, and Julia Roberts for a short period. He met Uma while shooting the movie Gattaca. Ethan and Uma started dating in 1994. They got married two years later, in 1996. The duo had their first child Maya (daughter), two years later, in 1998. In 2002, they welcomed their son Levon. In 2004 Uma filed for a petition asking for divorce from Ethan, stating that she believed Ethan was cheating on her.

In 2008, Ethan got married for the second time to Ryan Shawhughes, who was his children’s nanny. The couple welcomed their daughter Clementine Jane in 2008. Three years later, in 2011, they had another daughter named Indiana.

Is Ethan Hawke Gay?

Ethan Hawke has been married twice till now. He has a total number of four children with his two wives. His second marriage relationship has been running for more than a decade. He had never been linked to any men ever. These facts prove him to be straight. It is safe to assume that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Ethan debuted with the movie ‘Explorers,’ which was a failure at the box office. In 1989, he acted in the movie ‘Dead Poet Society’ where his acting skill was highly praised. In the same year, he played a role in the comedy movie ‘Dad.’ From 1994-2000, he appeared in several popular films such as ‘Reality Bites,’ ‘Before Sunrise,’ ‘Gattaca,’ ‘The Newton Boys, etc. In 2000, he played the lead role in the movie ‘Hamlet.’

His next two movies, named ‘Waking Life’ and ‘Tape,’ both were a huge success and critically se. His movie ‘Training Day’ brought him various awards nominations. In 2002, he debuted the movie ‘Chelsea Walls.’ From 2002-2012, he did numerous critically acclaimed and box office successful films where his acting was praised. In 2014, he directed a documentary named ‘Seymour, An Introduction’ which won several awards.

Starting from 1999, Ethan has continued working in theatre regularly, and he considers theatre as his ‘First Love.’


Till now, Ethan has been awarded several prestigious awards. In 2007, Ethan won the Gotham Independent Film Award in the ‘Best Ensemble Performance’ category. Four years later, he won the Obie Award for Performance. In 2014, he won the National Society of Film Critics Award in the Best Screenplay category. In 2016, he won the Gotham Independent film Tribute Award.

In 2017, he was awarded the prestigious Daytime Emmy Award. He won the award in the ‘Outstanding Interactive Media’ category. In 2018, he was awarded the New York Film Critics Award in the ‘Best Actor Category. He also won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance and Excellence Award in the same year.

In 2019, he won two prestigious awards, such as the National Society of Film Critics Award and Independent Spirit Award. He won the Independent Spirit Award in the ‘Best Male Lead’ Category.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ethan Hawke in 2021

As of 2021, it has been revealed that Ethan has an estimated net worth of around $60 million, which he has earned through his very successful acting career. Ethan has also directed a number of movies. He performs in theatre regularly, from where he makes a sum of money.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Ethan Hawke is the owner of a small Island in Canada
  • He publicly supports same-sex marriage.

Ethan Hawke is not only a successful actor but also a director. He is a fitness freak, and on his social media, he regularly shares his fitness training moments with his fans. He is very much active politically and donates to various social causes on a regular basis.


Facts of Ethan Green Hawke

  • Gender Male
  • full nameEthan Green Hawke
  • birthplaceAustin, Texas, United States
  • Date of Birth November 06, 1970
  • Age 51 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Scorpio
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Garnet
  • Lucky Color Purple
  • Best Match for Marriage Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$60 million
  • professionActor, Writer, Director
  • weightIn Kilograms – 76 Kg, In Pounds – 167 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 177 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolPacker Collegiate Institute; West Windsor Plainsboro High School; Hun School of Princeton

Written by Joel S. Elkins

Jerry West

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