Sharlto Copley is one of the famous South African actors, producers, and directors in the film industry since 2006.
Sharlto Copley is one of the famous South African actors, producers, and directors in the film industry since 2006. After his first real performance as an actor, he became an international sensation, as the central focus of the Oscar-nominated Sci-fi film called “District 9” (2009). He has won 2 awards in IGN Movie Awards for the Best Performance and Favorite Summer hero (2009). Let’s get to know more about him through this article.
Sharlto Copley’s Net Worth of 2022
At the age of 48, Sharlto’s net worth collection is $15 million as of 2022. His net worth has been growing significantly since 2018. Mostly his income source is from being a successful actor, however, he also does writing, directing, and producing from time to time.
Normally the salary of an actor ranges from $47,547 to $70,447, whereas the average, salary of an actor is $57,698 per month in the United States.
Sharlto Copley Career Highlight
Copley started his career in the industry in 2006. He made his acting debut by playing a small role as a soldier in the 2006 short film Yellow. As an actor, he is famous for his role as Agent M. Kruger in Elysium (2013) and as Stefan in the 2014 film Maleficent. Impressively enough, he is also known as the star Wikus van der Merwe, director and producer of the Oscar-nominated film District 9 (2009). He became one of the youngest television producers of his time in South Africa.
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The South African actor, moreover, portrayed the role of, Christian Walker in the television series, Powers in 2015. Similarly, he also worked in the video game called payday 2.
Sharlto Copley’s Relationship Statistics
Sharlto Copley married a South African fashion model and actress, Tanit Phoneix Copley. The couple tied the knot on 15 February 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa.
The pair started dating in January 2012. After dating for 3 years, Sharlto proposed Tanit on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, on 28 March 2015. The duo is happily married as of now and shares unconditional love for one another.
Copley and his wife Tanit are proud parents of their only child, Sielle Phoneix Copley. The pair first announced their first child together on January 1, 2017. The family of three currently resides at their houses in Cape Town and Los Angeles.
Sharlto Copley’s Biography
Sharlto Copley was born on 27 November 1973, in Johannesburg, South Africa. His father’s name is Dr. Bruce Copley who was a former university professor and his mother’s name is Linda Stocks.
Copley grew up along with his brother, Donovan who is the lead singer of the band, Cape Town Band Hot Water.
He studied at St. Andrew’s Preparatory school in Grahamstown and Redhill School in Morningside, Johannesburg. Sharlto Copley and Director Neill Blomkamp are good friends and they attended the same high school.
The hunky actor stands at the height of 6 feet and weighs around 82 kgs. Furthermore, he is of South African nationality and is of English ethnicity. He is a great supporter of the South Africa national rugby union team, Springboks.
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