The renowned Guatemalan-born singer and actor, Oscar Isaac, started experimenting with music and acting during his formative years when his sister would help him set up a stage at the back of their house and try in their own little way to put up a performance. When the budding entertainer was in his teenage years he was already a competent singer and guitarist performing with bands like the Blinking Underdogs which played a major role in developing the emerging star to the well-rounded personality that is Oscar Isaac today.
When he eventually got admitted into Juilliard School’s acting program, he gave his music career the back seat in favor of acting and while he was at Julliard, he starred his first film All About the Benjamins which came to light in 2002. Today, the full-fledged actor has been seen in films like Drive released in 2011 and Robin Hood which hit the screen in 2010. He received a golden globe nod for staring in Inside Llewyn Davis and his role in the HBO miniseries titled Show Me a Hero won him a Golden Globe Award. Other films he had been featured in include The Force Awakens which was released in 2015 and The Last Jedi which premiered in 2017.
Oscar Isaac’s Bio (Age & Ethnicity)
Oscar Isaac Hernández Estrada, who was born in Guatemala on the 9th of March 1979, is of mixed ethnicity – French, Guatemalan and Cuban. His father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano, was a Cuban pulmonologist, and his mother, María Eugenia, was Guatemalan.
He was raised in Miami, Florida where he attended Westminster Christian schools but was expelled due to a variety of pranks and minor misdemeanors. Isaac later attended Julliard and actively participated in the drama group while he was there.
As a growing child, he was very interested in entertainment and loved to make people laugh. He started with music but later focused completely on his acting career which has earned him the fame and popularity he enjoys today as an entertainer. As a young actor, his first major role came when he played the role of Joseph in The Nativity Story and since then he has appeared in several movies and television series.
Is he Married? – Wife (Elvira Lind) Or Girlfriend?
Oscar Isaac is married to the award-winning Danish film director, Elvira Lind who is a native of Copenhagen, she studied in Cape Town, South Africa. The two got married in February 2017 shortly before their son was born. Elvira gave birth to their son, Eugene, in April 2017.
The couple’s relationship looks as healthy as possible and they are seen together almost everywhere, they even attended the Golden Globes Award of 2016 together where Isaac stopped to kiss Elvira on his way to collect his trophy from the podium.
On her own part, Elvira was honoured at the Tribeca Film Festival with three prestigious awards which included the Best Documentary Feature for her documentary, Bobbi Jene. In her acceptance video, she was filmed with her newborn son as she expressed her gratitude to fans and the public.
Oscar Isaac’s Net Worth
The Juilliard school of acting graduate has accumulated an estimated net worth of $8 million throughout his acting and singing career. Although his annual salary is yet to be made public, it can be expected to vary from year to year depending on which roles he gets. The Guatemalan-American Musician and actor has also bagged some prestigious awards and nominations in the past which has continued to enhance his fame and popularity.
Oscar’s success is definitely one that caused a lot of people to take notice considering a lot of Hispanic actors don’t frequently get the kind of roles he has gotten. As such, you can expect bigger and better things from him as the years go on.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
The famed actor stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches and has a body weight of 77 kg presently. His other body statistics are 38 inches for chest, 15 inches for biceps and a shoe size of 10 US.
The brilliant actor is visibly fit. Even though his exact workout routine and diet plan is not known to the public, one has to assume that he exercises often and maintain a healthy diet in order to look as good as he does in front of the camera.