Christopher Walken is a well-known American actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and singer. This versatile American wonder owns a net worth of $50 million.
Walken has appeared in more than 100 movies. His famous films are Annie Hall, Batman Returns, The Dead Zone, True Romance, Pennies From Heaven, The Deer Hunter, Catch Me If You Can, New Rose Hotel, A View to a Kill, and so on.
Christopher’s prominent role in these films helped to earn over $1 billion in the United States. Besides, his role in Shakespeare’s play, like Macbeth, Hamlet, Coriolanus, and Romeo and Juliet, is noteworthy.
Throughout his acting career, Walken has received numerous awards and accolades. He has earned the Golden Globe Award, Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and so forth.
Christopher Walken: At a Glance
|Full Name||Christopher Walken|
|Date of Birth||31 March 1943|
|Birth Place||Astoria, New York, United States|
|Height||6ft 0in (1.83m)|
|Profession||Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Singer|
|Net Worth||$50 million|
Christopher Walken was born in Astoria, New York, on 31 March 1943. His birth name is Ronald Walken, which was taken from the British actor Ronald Charles Colman’s name. His father, Paul Walken, was a German Immigrant and his mother, Rosalie Russell, was a Scottish Immigrant.
Talk about schooling, Christopher went to Hofstra University. But, he dropped out because of the selection in an Off-Broadway. Before portraying film roles, he took dance training at the Washington Dance Studio.
At an early age, Christopher began appearing in numerous musical variety series, anthology series, and variety arts. After appearing in the Colgate Comedy Hour, he decided to be an actor.
In 1954, Christopher Walken started appearing in numerous theatre plays. He portrayed the role of Michael Bauer in the soap opera The Guiding Light. From 1954 to 1969, Walken appeared in television series and stage plays like Naked City, The Lion in Winter, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, and so on.
In 1970, Christopher Walken appeared in his maiden film The Anderson Tapes. Later, he appeared in many super-hit films like Annie Hall, Batman Returns, The Dead Zone, True Romance, Pennies From Heaven, The Deer Hunter, Catch Me If You Can, New Rose Hotel, A View to a Kill, and so forth.
Christopher Walken won the Academy Award for his outstanding role in The Deer Hunter film. Apart from Academy Award, Christopher won the Golden Globe, BAFTA Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award.
Christopher Walken earns $8.42 million per year. His monthly salary is $701k. He gets $161k per week, which counts over $23k per day. Christopher’s hourly income is $960.
Christopher Walken lives in Connecticut, the U.S, along with his wife, Georgianne Walken. Christopher married Georgianne in 1969. It’s a matter of sorrow that they don’t have siblings.
Yes, he can. Christopher took training in dance from the Washington Dance Studio. He began dancing when he was only three
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