Guy Pearce, who is best known for his portrayal of Mike Young in the T.V. series titled “Neighbors” is a British-Australian actor/musician/singer/songwriter. He is also known for his appearances in films like “Iron Man 3”, “Memento,” “The Time Machine,” and “Holding the Man,” to name a few. He has won many prestigious awards, including a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. 

 

Quick Info 
Full NameGuy Edward Pearce
Date of Birth5 October 1967
Birth PlaceEly,Cambridgeshire, England
Parent(s)Anne and Stuart Pearce
OccupationActor, Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Height1.79 meters
Age52 years old
Weight69 Kgs
Relationship StatusIn a Relationship
Children 1 Son (Monte Pearce)
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Kate Mestitz
​​(m. 1997; div. 2015)
Carice van Houten (2015–present)
Net WorthUS $20 million

 

Bio and Early Life

Guy Pearce’s full name is Guy Edward Pearce. He was born to parents Anne and Stuart Pearce on October 5, 1967, in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England. His mother worked as a school teacher of needlework and home economics, and his father was the leader of an RAF Squadron, a test pilot. Guy has an older sister named Tracy. Tracy suffers from Cornelia de Lange syndrome due to which her mental development is slow. They moved to Geelong, Australia, when he was three years old. Guy’s father died during an attempt to lift off a GAF Nomad extended-range version.

He studied at Geelong College, and he was a member of GSODA Junior Players. He was also a bodybuilder at the age of 16 and competed in amateur bodybuilding competitions.

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Career

Guy Pearce started his T.V. career in 1986 with the T.V. series “Neighbours.” In the series, he played the role of Mike Young from 1986 to 1989 for 496 episodes. In 1991, Australian soap opera titled “Home and Away,” he played the role of David Croft for 12 episodes. From 1994 to 1996, he acted in Rob McGregor for 65 episodes of “Snowy River: The McGregor Saga.” For this role, he gets nominated for a Logie Award in 1996. In the 1997 T.V. film, “The Devil Game,” he appeared on the part of Michael.

In 2011, he played Monty Beragon in the American drama T.V. miniseries titled “Mildred Pierce.” For this role, he won a Primetime Emmy Award, a SAG Awards, and a Satellite Award. In 2012, he played the role of Jack Irish in two films, namely, “Jack Irish: Bad Debts” and “Jack Irish: Black Tide.”

Guy Pearce played Liam Stone in an episode of “Sean Saved the World” in 2014. The same year, he reprised the role of Jack Irish in the film titled “Jack Irish: Dead Point.” In 2015, he appeared in the documentary titled “Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite”. He reprised his role as Jack in the two six-part series titled “Jack Irish.” The show lasted from 2016 to 2018. In 2016, he played Morgan Wright in “The Wizard of Aus.” He then appeared in the Netflix series titled “The Innocents” in 2018. In the 2019 miniseries titled “A Christmas Carol,” he played the role of Ebenezer Scrooge.

 

Guy Pearce started his film career in 1990 with the film “Heaven Tonight,” in which he played the role of Paul Dysart. The following year, he played Sharp in “Hunting.” 

For his performance as Leonard Shelby in “Memento,” he was honored with a Saturn Award, a Satellite Award, and a San Diego Film Critics Society Award. 

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Personal Life: Wife

 

Guy Pearce and Kate Mestitz married in 1997. Kate is a psychologist. After 18 years of marriage, they divorced in 2015. As of 2020, Pearce is in a relationship with Carice van Houten. They had a son together in 2016. Their son is named Monte Pearce.

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Height, Weight, and Age

Guy Pearce stands 1.79 meters tall and weighs approximately 69 kg. As of September 2020, he is 52 years old. 

 

 

Social Media Presence

Guy Pearce is active on Twitter. He has 30.9k followers on Twitter and follows 260 people as of September 2020. 

 

Net Worth

As of 2021, Guy Pearce has an estimated net worth of around US$ 20 million. He makes most of his money from acting in films and T.V. shows. It is reported that his salary is around US $159,000 per year. 

 

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