Who is John Malkovich?
John Malkovich is an American actor, fashion designer, critic, director, producer and media analyst and he has appeared in over 80 films and has been active in Hollywood since 1976 and some of his popular films include Johnny English, Rounders, Juno, Ghost World and many more.
John Malkovich Biography and Education
John Malkovich was born John Gavin Malkovich on the 9th of December, 1953 in Christopher, Illinois, United States, but he grew up in Benton, Illinois, which was the same neighborhood popular basketball star Doug Collins also grew up in, Malkovich’s paternal grandparents were Croatians who hailed from Ozalj and his mother was of German, Scottish, French and English ancestry.
Malkovich’s father’s name was Daniel Leon Malkovich and he worked as a State Conservation director and publisher of Outdoor Illinois, his mother’s name was Joe Anne and she owned the Outdoor Illinois which was a Conservation Magazine and he grew up with three younger sisters and an older brother.
Malkovich attended the Logan Grade School, Webster Junior High School and Benton Consolidated High School and later enrolled at the Eastern Illinois University before transferring to Illinois State University, while in High School Malkovich actively got involved in theatre plays and musical carousels and in 1972 he starred in America’s Hurrah.
Movies and Rise to Fame
In 1982, Malkovich appeared in A Streetcar Named Desire, in 1978 he starred in a supporting role in A Wedding, he starred in The Killing Fields, Empire of the Sun, Making Mr. Right, in 1988 he starred in Dangerous Liaisons, in 1996 he made a cameo appearance in Adaptation, in 2002 Malkovich debuted as a film director on the film titled The Dancer Upstairs, he also starred in other films such as Transformers: Dark of the Moon, RED, RED2 and many more.
In 2002, Malkovich created his own fashion company called Mr. Mudd and it released its men’s wear in 2003 named Kimono, in 2016 he starred and wrote a movie called 100 Years: Movie You Will Never See, Malkovich later starred in the video game Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and in 2017 he appeared in Eminem’s single Phenomenal, in 2012 he also directed a production of the French version of Liaisons Dangereuses.
John Malkovich Parents, Son, Kids and Family
Malkovich was born to a father named Daniel Leon Malkovich (1926 – 1980) and he worked as a publisher for Outdoor Illinois and his mother’s name was Joe Anne (1928 – 2009) and she was the owner of the Benton Evening News, he also has two kids named Amandine whom is a son of his and a daughter named Loewy and Malkovich grew up with three younger sisters and an older brother.
John Malkovich Age
Malkovich was born on the 9th of December, 1953, so that means as of recent he is 66 years old.
Is John Malkovich Dead?
Back in 2013, it was rumored that Malkovich was dead but it was later confirmed to be false news.
John Malkovich Height, Weight and Personal Looks
Malkovich stands at a height of 5 feet 14 inches, he weighs 69kg, he is fair in complexion, has green eye color and grey hair color.
John Malkovich Home and Hometown
Malkovich currently resides in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States but his hometown is Christopher, Illinois, United States.
Malkovich was married to actress Glenne Headly from 1982 to 1988 but they divorced after Malkovich got involved with actress Michelle Pfeiffer, but he later began to date actress Nicoletta Peyran and they both share two children named Amandine and Loewy.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Malkovich is of American nationality and he has a mixed descent of Croatian, English, Scottish, French and German.
Social Media Presence
Malkovich is very active on social media as he has over 6 million Twitter followers and he is also active on Facebook and a host of other social media networks.
Awards and Nominations
Malkovich won the 1984 Boston Society of Film Critics Award for best supporting actor, 1985 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting actor in a mini-series or a movie, 1999 New York Film Critics Circle Award for best supporting actor, 2008 St. Louise Gateway Film Critics Association award for best actor, and over the years he has been nominated for many awards and also won many others.
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Controversies, rumors and legal issues
In 2002, while at the Cambridge Union Society, Malkovich was asked whom he would like to fight to the death, but he replied that he would rather shoot Robert Fisk and politician George Galloway, after making this comment it made headlines and Malkovich was also highly criticized by both the media and the two personalities.
John Malkovich Net Worth and Salary
John Malkovich net worth is estimated to be $72 million and he earns over $12 million as salary annually and his net worth has accumulated as a result of his success in his career as an actor, fashion designer, director and producer.
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