Hollywood star Jeremy Renner is indeed one of the most talented actors of his generation. As a young actor, he starred in a couple of independent films after marking his debut in 1995. Starting from the early 2000s, he began to get featured in bigger films like S.W.A.T., 28 Weeks Later, The Hurt Locker, and The Town. His performance in the latter two movies fetched him 2 Academy Award nominations.
This talented actor is even better known by moviegoers for his portrayal of the superhero character Hawkeye in highly successful Marvel Studios movies like Thor, The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Captain America: Civil War. A serial box-office star, Renner has also starred in several other blockbuster movies including Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, The Bourne Legacy, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, American Hustle, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, and Arrival.
Bio (Age) – Who Is Jeremy Renner?
Jeremy Renner was born on the 7th of January, 1971 in Modesto, California. His mother Valerie (née Tague) and father Lee Renner got married when they were both teenagers but their union ended in a divorce when Jeremy was 10 years old. He attended Fred C. Beyer High School and upon graduation in 1989, he proceeded to study computer science and criminology at Modesto Junior College.
Interestingly, Renner took an elective drama class while in college which sparked his interest in acting and he decided to tow that career path. He marked his professional acting debut in the comedy film National Lampoon’s Senior Trip (1995) after which he also appeared on an episode of the shortlived Sci-Fi series (1995). He starred in a couple of indie movies afterward including the biopic Dahmer (2002).
The actor got his first major big-screen role as Brian Gamble in action thriller S.W.A.T. (2003) starring alongside Colin Farrell, Samuel L. Jackson, and LL Cool J. This was followed by major roles in other films like Neo Ned (2005), 28 Weeks Later (2007), The Hurt Locker (2008), Ingenious (2009), and The Town (2010). For his lead role as Sergeant First Class William James in the highly-acclaimed film The Hurt Locker, Renner got nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He also received an Academy Award nomination for his performance in the thriller film The Town.
Jeremy Renner first played the character Clint Barton/Hawkeye in the highly successful superhero film Thor (2011) produced by Marvel Studios. He later reprised the role in other Marvel superhero films like The Avengers (2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and Captain America: Civil War (2016), all of which were box-office monsters. He also portrayed the character William Brandt opposite Tom Cruise in two installments of the Mission: Impossible film series; Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011) and Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015).
Renner also had lead roles in The Bourne Legacy (2012) as well as the highly successful action comedy film Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013). The actor was equally on the star-studded cast of the highly-acclaimed crime comedy American Hustle (2013) alongside Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, and Jennifer Lawrence.
His Net Worth
In the course of his over 2-decade Hollywood career, Jeremy Renner has had more than his fair share of blockbuster movie roles, particularly in the 2010s when he became one of Hollywood’s most-sought actors. In addition to his highly lucrative acting career, the Hollywood star owns a house-renovating business. Through these and a few other ventures, he has been able to build a massive financial empire for himself and his net worth is pegged at an estimate of $50 million.
Daughter, Wife or Girlfriend, Is He Gay?
Though currently unmarried, Jeremy Renner had been married in the past. He was in a marital union with Canadian-born model Sonni Pacheco. They tied the knot in January 2014 and they had one child together, a daughter named Ava Berlin Renner, born on March 28, 2013. The union lasted for barely one year as the couple split in December 2014. Their divorce was finalized in December 2015.
Jeremy Renner’s sexuality has never been in doubt. The Hollywood star is known to be straight as evidenced by his past relationships. He is also believed to be single at the moment and has not been linked to any romantic relationship in the recent past. However, there is a slight possibility that he may be in a relationship but has chosen to keep it under wraps.
Jeremy Renner’s Height
Jeremy Renner is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) tall. The ageless actor has managed to maintain his youthful looks and he keeps his body weight at 82 kg (181 lb). His chest circumference measures 43 inches (109 cm), his biceps measure 15½ inches (39 cm), and his waist measurement is 34 inches (86 cm).