Who is Christian Bale?

Christian Bale is a very versatile English actor who is popular in the world of entertainment as the serial killer, Patrick Bateman from the 2000 American black comedy psychological slasher movie, ‘American Psycho’. He gave his debut performance in the year 1987 when he played the role of Yum-Yum in Vladimir Grammatikov’s fantasy movie, ‘Mio in the Land of Faraway’ and the role of Jim Graham in Steven Spielberg’s American epic coming-of-age war movie, ‘Empire of the Sun’.

He can also be seen portraying the role of John Connor in the 2009 American military science fiction movie, ‘Terminator Salvation’ and back-to-back roles of Bruce Wayne in three installments of the Batman franchise namely, ‘Batman Begins’ in 2005, ‘The Dark Knight’ in 2008 and ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ in 2012.

Quick Infos
Full NameChristian Charles Philip Bale
Date of Birth30 January, 1974
Birth placeHaverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
Parent(s)Jenny James and David Bale
Spouse(s)Sibi Blazic
Net Worth$120 million

Age and Bio

Christian Bale’s full name is Christian Charles Philip Bale. He was born on 30 January 1974 in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire to his mother, Jenny James who was a circus performer, and to his father, David Bale who is an entrepreneur. He was born and raised alongside three sisters namely, Louise Bale (who is also an actress), Erin Bale (who is a musician), and Sharon Bale (who is a computer professional) in Wales, Surrey, and Dorset.

Unfortunately, his parents split in 1991 causing the siblings to part ways. He moved with his father to California when he was 17 years old and his sister Sharon Bale moved with his mother in Bournemouth. Besides this, he is currently 46 years old with the zodiac sign of Aquarius.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Christian Bale holds an English nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of English, German, and Channel Islander. His father was born to English parents in South Africa and his mother is English. He is Catholic and practices Christianity as his religion. Besides this, he stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83m/183cms) tall and weighs around 80kgs (176lbs). He has a fit body figure with a pair of hazel brown eyes and dark brown colored hair.

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Christian Bale studied at the Bournemouth School, a boy’s grammar school and co-educational sixth form located in Charminster, Dorset County of South West England. He studied till the age of 16 and left to pursue his career in acting.


Christian Bale was involved in a relationship with actress Drew Barrymore back in the year 1987. Later, he was seen dating another actress, Samantha Mathis in 1994 and Anna Friel in 1998. After that Anna Friel was in a relationship with David Thewlis from 2001-2010 which they have a daughter with this relationship.

Wife and Son

He got married to Sibi Blazic who was a former Serbian-American model in the year 2000. Christian and Sibi together have a daughter, Emmeline Bale who was born in the year 2005, and a son, Joseph Bale who was born in the year 2014.

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Sadly, Christian Bale is not active on social media platforms and he keeps his life private to himself.




Christian Bale made his debut in the movie industry when he played the role of Yum-Yum in ‘Mio in the Land of Faraway’ and Jim Graham in ‘Empire of the Sun’ in 1987.

Following these roles, he went on to star in movies like ‘Henry V’ in 1989, ‘Newsies’ in 1992, ‘Swing Kids’ in 1993, ‘Prince of Jutland’ and ‘Little Women’ in 1994, ‘The Portrait of a Lady’ and ‘The Secret Agent’ in 1996, ‘Metroland’ in 1997, ‘Velvet Goldmine’ and ‘All the Little Animals’ in 1998, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in 1999 and ‘American Psycho’ and ‘Shaft’ in 2000. Moreover, he also lent his voice for the role of Thomas in ‘Pocahontas’ in 1995.


In the year 2001, Christian Bale played the role of Mandras in ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin’, the role of Sam in ‘Laurel Canyon’, Quinn Abercromby in ‘Reign of Fire’ and John Preston in ‘Equilibrium’ in 2002, Trevor Reznik in ‘The Machinist’ in 2004, Bruce Wayne in ‘Batman Begins’, John Rolfe in ‘The New World’ and Jim Davis in ‘Harsh Times’ in 2005. Likewise, he appeared in movies like ‘Rescue Dawn’ and ‘The Prestige’ in 2006, ‘3:10 to Yuma’ and ‘I’m Not There’ in 2007, ‘The Dark Knight’ in 2008, ‘Terminator Salvation’ and ‘Public Enemies’ in 2009 and ‘The Fighter’ in 2010.

Moreover, he has also played the voice role of Howl Pendragon in ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’ in the year 2004.


Christian Bale started the year 2011 when he played the role of John Miller in ‘The Flowers of War’ followed by the roles of Bruce Wayne in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ in 2012 and Russell Baze in ‘Out of the Furnace’ and Irving Rosenfeld in ‘American Hustle’ in 2013. He has also starred in movies like ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ in 2014, ‘Knight of Cups’ and ‘The Big Short’ in 2015, ‘The Promise’ in 2016, ‘Hostiles’ in 2017, ‘Vice’ in 2018, and ‘Ford v Ferrari’ in 2019.

Moreover, he has also played the voice role and the motion capture of Bagheera in ‘Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle’ in 2018.

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Christian Bale has won a total of 76 awards during his entire acting career. Some of his major awards among them are the Academy Awards’ Best Supporting Actor award, the Golden Globe Awards’ Best Supporting Actor award, and the Screen Actors Guild Awards’ Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role award for his work in ‘The Fighter’ in the year 2011. Moreover, he also grabbed the Golden Globe Awards’ Best Actor award for his work in ‘Vice’ in the year 2019 and the Screen Actors Guild Awards’ Outstanding Performance by a Cast award for his work in ‘American Hustle’ in the year 2014.

Net Worth

Christian Bale is a well-known name in the entertainment industry and as of the year 2020, he has an approximate net worth of $120 million.