Ewan McGregor is an amazing Scottish-American actor. He is best known for his incredible performance as a heroin addict named Mark Renton in the movies Trainspotting (1996) and T2 Trainspotting (2017). He is also really famous for his portrayal of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005). He has acted in many other awesome movies and won various awards.

Quick Info
Full NameEwan Gordon McGregor
Date of Birth31 March 1971
Birth PlacePerth, Scotland
Parent(s)James Charles Stewart 'Jim' McGregor and Carol Diane Lawson.
Age49 Years
Height5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Eve Mavrakis (1995-2020)
Mary Elizabeth Winstead (2017- present)
Children4 (Clara Mathilde McGregor, Rose McGregor, Jamyang and Anouk)
Net worthUS $25 million

Ewan’s Early Life and Bio

Ewan was born on the 31st of March, 1971 in Perth, Scotland. His father’s name was James Charles Stewart ‘Jim’ McGregor and his mother’s name was Carol Diane Lawson. His father worked as a physical education teacher and his mother worked as a teacher and school administrator. He grew up in Crieff with an older brother named Colin McGregor who is a former Tornado GR4 pilot in the Royal Air Force.

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Ewan’s Nationality and Physical Stats

Ewan McGregor is a Scottish national by birth and also holds the citizenship of the United States of America (USA). His ethnicity is White. He is a Secular Humanist. He is currently 49 years old. 

He has a slim build with a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m and a weight of 74 kg or 163 lbs. Similarly, he has light brown hair and stunning blue eyes. He has a tattoo on his right arm and has a mischievous smile. He wears size 9 and a half shoes.

His zodiac sign is Aries.

Ewan’s Education: Schooling

Ewan studied at the independent Morrison’s Academy which is located in Crieff. After that, he relocated to London studied drama at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama at the age of 18. Before he relocated to London, he enrolled at a foundation course in drama at Kirkcaldy College of Technology and also worked as a stagehand at Perth Theatre.



He made his movie debut in an epic fantasy drama movie named Being Human as Alvarez. He has starred in some pretty awesome movies like Trainspotting (1996) as Mark Renton, The Serpent’s Kiss (1997) as Meneer Chrome, Little Voice (1998) as Billy, Black Hawk Down (2001) as SPC John Grimes, Young Adam (2003) as Joe Taylor, Deception (2008) as Jonathan McQuarry, Angels & Demons (2009) as Camerlengo Father Patrick McKenna, The Impossible (2012) as Henry Bennett, Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) as Elmont, A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) as Cowboy at Fair, T2 Trainspotting (2017) as Mark Renton, Beauty and the Beast (2017) as Lumiere, Christopher Robin (2018) as Christopher Robin, Birds of Prey (2020) as Roman Sionis/ Black Mask and many more.

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Star Wars prequel trilogy

Ewan McGregor is best known for playing the character of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy of the Star Wars franchise. George Lucas directed his first Star Wars movie, and the movie starred actors like Liam Neeson, Jake Lloyd, Ian McDiarmid, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Pernilla August, Natalie Portman, and Frank Oz. The movie was such a huge hit and commercially successful that the movie grossed $1.027 billion. The movie was rated 6.5 by IMDb.

Television Shows

Ewan McGregor first appeared on television in a British television show Lipstick on Your Collar (1993) as PTE Mick Hopper. Some of his popular television shows are Kavanagh QC (1995) as David Robert Armstrong, Tales from the Crypt (1996) as Ford, ER (1997) as Duncan Stewart, The Corrections (2013) as Chip Lambert, Doll & Em (2015) as Ewan, Fargo (2017) as Emmit Stussy / Ray Stussy / Android Minsky’s Scientist Companion and a few others.

Awards and Achievements

Ewan McGregor has been nominated for various prestigious awards countless times. He has been honored with awards like Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards, BAFTA Scotland Awards, British Independent Awards, Empire Awards, Gotham Awards, Satellite Awards, Saturn Awards, and many other prestigious awards.

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Personal Life: Wife

Ewan McGregor met a French production designer named Eve Mavrakis in 1994 while filming a guest appearance for the show ‘Kavanagh QC’ and got into a relationship with her. The couple got married on July 22, 1995. The couple gave birth to two daughters named Clara Mathilde McGregor and Rose McGregor in 1996 and 2001 respectively. They also adopted two daughters named Jamyang and Anouk who were born in 2001 and 2011 respectively. The pair separated in 2017 and finally divorced each other in 2020.

Similarly, he met the famous actress and singer named Mary Elizabeth Winstead in 2017 after separating from his ex-wife Eve Mavrakis. They met while they were filming Fargo. They got into a relationship in 2017 and are still together.

What is Ewan’s Net Worth?

Ewan McGregor has been working as an actor in the entertainment industry since 1993 to date and has earned a huge amount of money. He is estimated to have a net worth of $25 million.

Social Media Presence

Ewan McGregor was quite active on his Instagram and Twitter but he had to quit social media because he was getting a lot of hate and abuse from strangers online just after separating from his wife. He isn’t currently active on any social media platform.

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