Who is Jude Law?
Jude Law is an English actor who is well-known for playing the role of Dickie Greenleaf in the 1999 American psychological thriller movie, ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’. Some of his notable roles came when he played the role of Vasily Zaytsev in the 2001 war movie, ‘Enemy at the Gates’ and the role of Gigolo Joe in the 2001 American science fiction drama movie, ‘A.I. Artificial Intelligence’. He has been nominated twice by the Academy Awards and has won one BAFTA Award in his career.
|Full Name||David Jude Heyworth Law|
|Date of Birth||29 December, 1972|
|Birth place||London, England|
|Parent(s)||Margaret Anne Heyworth and Peter Robert Law|
|Net Worth||$45 million|
Age and Bio
Jude Law’s full name is David Jude Heyworth Law. He was born on 29 December 1972 in London, England to his mother, Margaret Anne Heyworth, and to his father, Peter Robert Law who were both comprehensive school teachers. He was born and raised alongside his elder sister, Andrea Natasha Heyworth Law in Blackheath, Borough of Greenwich, and was the second child to his parents. Besides this, he is currently 47 years old with the zodiac sign of Capricorn.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Jude Law holds an English nationality and belongs to English ethnicity. He takes an a la carte approach to religion and claims to be dabbled with a bit of Buddhism. Besides this, he stands at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.77m/177cms) tall and weighs around 75kgs (165lbs). Moreover, he has a fit body figure with a pair of dark brown colored eyes and dark brown colored hair.
Jude Law studied in the John Ball Primary School located in Blackheath before being transferred to Kidbrooke School in Corelli Road and then to Alleyn’s School in Dulwich.
Wife and Child
Jude Law dated and married Sadie Frost, an actress in 1997. The two of them stayed together till 2003 and got divorced after having three children, Rafferty, Iris, and Rudy. Law was later engaged and in a relationship with another actress, Sienna Miller with whom he ended the relation in 2006. Later, he was in a relationship with Samantha Burke, an American model with whom he had two daughters. He married his girlfriend Phillipa Coan in 2019 with whom he has a child.
Jude Law is active on social media platforms. His Instagram account (@d.judelaw) has over 71 thousand followers and his Twitter account (@judehlaw) has over 25 thousand followers. His Facebook page (@Judelaw.us) has over 128 thousand followers with over 129 thousand likes but none of the above-mentioned profiles are verified yet.
Jude Law gave his debut performance in the year 1992 when he played a small role in the short movie, ‘The Crane’. Later, he went on to play roles in movies like ‘Shopping’ in 1994, ‘I Love You, I Love You Not’ in 1996, ‘Bent’, ‘Wilde’, ‘Gattaca’ and ‘Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil’ in 1997, ‘Music from Another Room’, ‘Final Cut’ and ‘Wisdom of the Crocodiles’ in 1998, ‘Existenz’, ‘Tube Tales’, ‘Presence of Mind’ and ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ in 1999, ‘Love, Honor and Obey’ and ‘Happy M’Gee’ in 2000, ‘Enemy at the Gates’ and ‘A.I. Artificial Intelligence’ in 2001.
Alsi,‘Road to Perdition’ in 2002, ‘Cold Mountain’ in 2003, ‘I Heart Huckabees’, ‘Alfie’, ‘Closer’, ‘The Aviator’, ‘Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow’ and ‘Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events’ in 2004, ‘All the King’s Men’, ‘Breaking and Entering’ and ‘The Holiday’ in 2006, ‘My Blueberry Nights’ and ‘Sleuth’ in 2007 and ‘Rage’, ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes’ in 2009. Moreover, he has also played the role of Remy in ‘Repo Men’ in 2010.
Jude Law started his 2011 with the role of Alan Krumwiede in ‘Contagion’, Mr. Cabret in ‘Hugo’, and Dr. John Watson in ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’. Likewise, he has also appeared in movies like ‘360’, ‘Anna Karenina’ and ‘Rise of the Guardians’ in 2012, ‘Side Effects’ and ‘Dom Hemingway’ in 2013, ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ and ‘Black Sea’ in 2014, ‘Spy’ in 2015, ‘Genius’ in 2016, ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’ in 2017 along with Charlie Hunnam, ‘Vox Lux’ and ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ in 2018 and ‘Captain Marvel’, ‘A Rainy Day in New York’ and ‘Skywatch’ in 2019.
Moreover, he has also appeared in ‘The Rhythm Section’ as Iain Boyd, in ‘The Nest’ as Rory O’Hara, and is filming as Albus Dumbledore in the third installment of the Fantastic Beasts movie and as Captain Hook in ‘Peter Pan and Wendy’.
Jude Law made his appearance on television when he played the role of Sam, the Mayor’s stableboy in the 1989 television movie, ‘The Tailor of Gloucester’. Likewise, he played the role of Nathan Thompson in ‘Families’ (1990), Joe Barnes for an episode of ‘The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes’ (1991), Bruno in the television movie, ‘The Marshal’ (1993), the host for ‘Saturday Night Live’ (2004, 2010), as himself in an episode of ‘Toast of London’ (2015).
Lenny Belardo/Pope Pius XIII in 10 episodes of ‘The Young Pope’ (2016) where he was also the producer, as the voice actor of Charles in seven episodes of ‘Neo Yokio’ (2017-2018), again as Lenny Belardo for nine episodes of ‘The New Pope’ (2020) and as Sam in ‘The Third Day’ and ‘The Third Day: Autumn’ (2020).
Jude Law won the BAFTA Awards’ Best Actor in a Supporting Role award for his work in ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ in 1999 and the ShoWest Awards’ Male Star of the Year award in 2004. Moreover, he has also won the Cesar Awards’ Honorary Cesar award in 2007 and the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival’s President Prize in 2010.
As of the year 2020, Jude Law has an estimated net worth of around $45 million.