Owen Wilson Bio, Brother, Net Worth, Wife, Kids And Suicide Attempt

Owen Wilson is a beloved man; he is an actor who has been a part of the childhood of multitudes thanks to his appearance in the Shanghai film series. His voice has also continued to entertain the childhoods of many with the Cars franchise. There are a few people in this world who are not familiar with his works and might be surprised at the universal love for him. If you fall among these people, do not fret, we’ve got all the deets you need.

Biography

Owen Cunningham Wilson was born on the 18th of November, 1968 in Dallas, Texas. He is an American actor, producer, screenwriter and all-around lovable person. He’s known for many classic works such as the Shanghai film series which also starred Jackie Chan. He’s also known for voicing Lightning McQueen in the Cars Franchise. Over the years, he has developed a close and long association with legendary filmmaker, Wes Anderson with whom he’s shared writing and acting credits for Bottle Rocket and The Royal Tenenbaums; the latter earned him a nomination for the Best Original Screenplay in the Academy Awards.

Owen Wilson is the second of three sons born to parents – Laura Wilson and Robert Andrew Wilson. His Irish parents were originally from Massachusetts. His brothers, Luke and Andrew, are also actors.

Owen Wilson’s foray into the entertainment industry started with Bottle Rocket in 1996. The actor then went on to co-write Wes Anderson’s next two directorial films, one of which earned both of them an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay. He then developed a relationship with Ben Stiller who loved Wilson’s work in Bottle Rocket. This has led to him appearing in many of Stiller’s projects like Meet the Fockers and Night at the Museum.

Owen Wilson has been an actor for over 20 years, allowing for an extensive filmography with over 40 projects in movies and television. He’s also won several awards as a testament to his long and thriving career.

Brothers – Andrew & Luke Wilson

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Owen Wilson & His Brothers – Andrew and Luke: Image Source

The Wilson brothers are all actors. However, Owen and Luke Wilson have found more success in the industry compared to their older brother, Andrew. The brothers, however, support each other, especially Owen who finds a role for his older brother in his projects.

Andrew Wilson has appeared in several movies including The Royal Tenenbaums, Charlie’s Angels, Never Been Kissed, Fever Pitch, High School and Hall Pass. Luke is best known for his roles in Legally Blonde, Idiocracy, Old School, Blue Streak and Bottle Rocket.

Wife and Kids

Owen Wilson is currently not married and has never been married, however, he is a father to several children. As one of Hollywood’s resident good guys, Owen Wilson has done his fair share of dating throughout his career in the industry. The actor previously dated Sheryl Crow who wrote a song about their relationship in her 2002 album.

He then dated Kate Hudson between 2008 and 2009. His search for a stable relationship continued till 2011 when he and his girlfriend, Jade Duell had a son, Robert Ford Wilson. Unfortunately, a child would prove not to be enough to keep them together as later that year, the pair broke up.

In January 2014, the actor had a son with Caroline Lindqvist, who was his personal trainer and married to another man at the time. Caroline eventually got a divorce and dated Wilson. Unfortunately, that relationship also did not last.

The actor is currently single but there are rumours that he is expecting a third child from a woman named Varunie Vongsvirates.

Suicide Attempt

We all have our demons and Owen Wilson was no exception. Owen is a quiet soul but seems to have lived a turbulent life. That turbulence reached its height in August 2007 when he attempted suicide by cutting his wrists at his home. Having struggled with drug addiction, and the stress of the industry, those who were close to him did not find it surprising that he tried to kill himself. Thankfully, he didn’t.

He was subsequently treated for depression at St. John’s health centre and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Owen Wilson – Net Worth

Having starred in numerous successful movies and a couple of franchises, it is no surprise that Owen Wilson is a wealthy man. The Cars star has enjoyed the success that many aspiring actors and actresses hope for. Staring in multiple high grossing movies such as Night at the Museum, Wedding Crashers and Wonder, it is no surprise that Owen Wilson has a net worth of $60 million.

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