Gerard Butler – Biography, Career, Net Worth

Gerard Butler

Gerard Butler, who was born in Scotland on November 13, 1969, is also involved in acting and film production. After studying law, he decided to pursue a career as an actor. He had the opportunity to perform with the Scottish Youth Theater as well. He relocated to London to pursue his ambition of becoming a well-known person. He debuted on stage in the Shakespeare tragedy ‘Coriolanus’ while searching for movie roles.

His well-known status rose after portraying Erik the Phantom in the Academy Award-nominated film The Phantom of the Opera. His popularity increased dramatically when he portrayed King Leonidas of Sparta in the fantasy war film 300.

Real Name/Full NameGerard James Butler
Date Of Birth13 November 1969
Age54 years old
BirthplacePaisley, United Kingdom
Zodiac signScorpio
Height6 feet 2 inch
Weight80 kg
Marital StatusNot Married
SiblingsLynn Butler, Brian Butler
ProfessionActor, Producer.
Net worth$ 40 million


November 13, 1969 marked Gerald James Butler’s birthplace in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. When he was six months old, his family relocated to Montreal, Canada, but after their parents separated, he returned to Scotland with his mother.

Margaret and Edward Butler have three children, and he is the youngest. Butler has a brother named Brian Butler and a sister named Lynn Butler. The Scottish actor was brought up in a household that adhered to Roman Catholicism.

Butler completed his law school education, spending a year in California before his final exam, and aspired to become a lawyer. The goal he wanted to achieve was hindered by alcohol problems and a lack of discipline. He relocated to London, where he performed various odd jobs with the goal of becoming well-known.

Personal Life

He’s had relationships with many women, but unfortunately, they never go down the drain. Often, he is not involved in a published relationship, as most of his relationships are discovered after the story has gone bad.

Gerard Butler was reportedly dating Josie d’Arby and Yuliya Mayarchuk in 2005, after being romantically linked with Chiara Conti in 2004. After a year of dating Jasmine Burgess, he fell in love with Shanna Moakler, a love euphoria that only lasted a year. Other women he has romantically worked with include Rosario Dawson, Naomi Campbell, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Aniston, Lindsay Lohan, Goga Ashkenazi, Beatriz Coelho, Martina Rajic, and Lizzie Cundy.

Morgan Brown is involved in a relationship with Gerard Butler. It has been reported that the couple is preparing for a wedding. Gerard Butler has several relationships, but he still hasn’t become a father.


When he was in high school, he joined the Scottish Youth Theater. He worked as a trainee lawyer at an Edinburgh law firm after completing his law school education. He migrated to London when he was 25 and played Coriolanus in Steven Berkoff’s play. In 1997, he played Archie Brown in the British drama film Mrs. Brown, which was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe. At the Cannes Film Festival in 1997, the film was also presented.

Russell Mulcahy’s 1998 British-American horror thriller Tale of the Mummy marked his cinematic debut. Patrick Lussier’s horror thriller Dracula 2000 was the film where he starred in it in 2000. In 2002, he made his debut as Johnnie Donne in the TV miniseries The Jury. He was involved in Joel Schumacher’s Phantom of the Opera movie, which was nominated for an Academy Award. In 2006, he became known for his role as King Leonidas in Zack Snyder’s 300 film. The same comic book series was the basis of it.

The film P.S. I Love You, which was based on Cecelia Ahern’s novel, was starred by him in 2007. In March 2010, he voiced ‘Stoick the Vast’ in Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois’ animated picture How to Train Your Dragon, alongside the sequels How to Train Your Dragon 2 and How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.

Since then, he has appeared in projects including P.S. I Love You (2007), Nim’s Island (2008), RocknRolla (2008), The Ugly Truth (2009), Gamer (2009), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), The Bounty Hunter (2010), and How to Train Your Dragon (2010).

Gerard Butler and Ric Roman Waugh collaborated on the disaster thriller Greenland (2020) after working together on Angel Has Fallen. The crime thriller Copshop (2021) was produced and starred by Butler, who also worked with writer-director Joe Carnahan.

After Gerard Butler’s debut movie on Netflix, Last Seen Alive (2022), he returned to the big screen with Lionsgate’s action movie, Plane (2023). The Afghani-set thriller, Kandahar (2023), featuring Ali Fazal, has brought star-producer Butler and director Waugh back together.


Nominee, Best Actor, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films (2008); Winner, Best International Actor, Golden Camera Awards (Germany) (2016); Winner, Best Fight, MTV Awards (2007); Winner, Action Movie Star of the Year, World Stunt Awards (2007).

Net Worth

Gerard Butler is believed to have a net worth of $40 million. His wealth is mainly due to his successful acting career, which has included roles in numerous critically acclaimed films and television shows. His endorsement deals and production work have yielded a significant amount of income for him.


Besides entertainment, Butler has faced significant personal challenges, such as battling a life-threatening surfing incident and overcoming substance abuse. His dedication to charity is reflected in his active participation in organizations such as Mary’s Meals and his support for Celtic FC. The Woolsey Fire in 2018 had an impact on his California residence.

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