About Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Kim Coppola, also known as Nicolas Cage, professionally, is an actor/filmmaker based in America. He is widely popular as Ben Sanderson from the 1995 movie “Leaving Las Vegas,” for which he won an academy award. He is also popular as Johnny Blaze from the 2007 superhero movie “Ghost Rider”. He is also featured in “Lord of War,” “City of Angels”, Vampire’s Kiss,” and “Joe”. Cage has appeared in over a hundred movies in over three decades, and a few television shows and documentaries. He has also directed and produced several films. He was nominated for the Academy Awards two times in his career.

Quick Infos
Full NameNicolas Kim Coppola
Date of BirthJanuary 7, 1964
Birth PlaceLong Beach, California, U.S.
Parent(s)August Coppola and Joy Vogelsang
OccuaptionActor, Flimmaker
Spouse(s)Patricia Arquette
​(m. 1995; div. 2001)
Lisa Marie Presley
​(m. 2002; div. 2004)
Alice Kim
​(m. 2004; div. 2016)
Erika Koike
​(m. 2019; div. 2019)
Net WorthUS $25 million

Early Life

Nicolas was born on 7th January 1964, to a Catholic family in Long Beach. His father, August Coppola, was a professor, and his mother, Joy Vogelsang, was a dancer. He has two siblings; both brothers. He was already acting in school productions because of being inspired by James Dean.

He completed his high school studies from Beverly Hills High School and then attended UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television because he was fascinated with acting. He was born into a family with a history of actors, composers, and directors. So, to avoid being the product of nepotism, he changed his last name to Cage.

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Nicolas Cage made his big-screen debut from Amy Heckerling’s teen dramedy “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” as a supporting actor in 1982. He was then seen in two movies in 1983; “Valley Girl” as Randy and “Rumble Fish” as Smokey. In 1984, he appeared in three films, but none could do well in the commercial market.

“Peggy Sue Got Married” was his first movie as a lead supporting actor, which did pretty good in grossing $41 million in 1986. He was Charlie Bodell in the film. He appeared in several movies from 1987 to 1991, including “Moonstruck” as Ronny Cammareri, “Time to Kill” as Enrico Silvestri, “Fire Birds” as Jake Preston, and “Vampire’s Kiss” as Peter Loew.

In the 1992 comedy “Honeymoon in Vegas,” he featured Jack Singer,” which was average critically and commercially. He was also featured in “Deadfall”, “Amos & Andrew,” “A Century of Cinema”, and “Kiss of Death”.

In 1995, he was featured as Ben Sanderson in the Mike Figgis directed romantic drama “Leaving Las Vegas”. The film was received positively by critics and grossed about $50 million against a $4 million budget. His performance in the movie earned him an Academy Awards for “Best Actor” in 1996.

He performed in numerous movies, including “Gone in 60 Seconds”, “8mm”, “The Family Man”, “Snake Eyes”, and “Face/Off” before starring as Charlie/Donald Kaufman in the 2002 comedy-drama “Adaption“. The film was loved by critics and had a rating of 7.7 in IMDb. His performance in the movie earned him another OSCAR Nomination.

In 2007, he featured as Johnny Blaze in the superhero movie “Ghost Rider“. The film was received negatively by critics but managed to perform well in the box-office. It grossed over $228 million against a budget of $110 million. He reprised his role as Johnny Blaze in the film’s sequel “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” in 2012. The film was still not loved by critics but grossed over $132 million and was a commercial hit.

He was also featured in “Kick-Ass”, “Drive Angry”, “Trespass”, and “Seeking Justice”. He appeared as Joe in 2003 critically acclaimed independent drama “Joe”. “USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage”, “Mom and Dad”, “Arsenal”, “Dying of the Light”, “The Runner”, “Mandy”, “Kill Chain”, and “Primal” are his other films.

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Nicolas Cage has also worked as a voice actor as “Peter Parker: in “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”, Superman in “Teen Titans Go! To the Movies”, Zoc in “The Ant Bully”, Dr. Umatarō Tenma in “Astro Boy” and a few other movies.

He is set to be featured in six other movies that are still in production.

He has not made many television appearances. “The Best of Times” as Nicholas, “Industrial Symphony No.1” as Heartbreaker, and “Saturday Night Live” are few of his television appearances.

Nicolas has produced over fifteen movies in his career, including “Next”, “A Score to Settle”, “A Thousand Words”, and “The Life of David Gale”.


From 1981 to present, Nicolas Cage has been nominated in over seventy award functions, including two Academy Awards and seven parody awards. He has won thirty-four of them, which includes an Academy Awards for Best Actor in 1996 film “Leaving Las Vegas”. He is also a star receiver in the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998.

Personal Life

Nicolas Cage has married four times in his life. He married Patricia Arquette in 1995. They were together until 2001. He was then married to Lisa Marie Presley from 2002 to 2004, he married Alice Kim, with whom he was together for over a decade from 2004 until their divorce in 2014. He then married Erika Koike in 2019, but their marriage lasted only for a month. He has two children from his marriages.

He has also donated for many charitable works and was one of the highest-paid Hollywood Actors in 2009. He was once worth $150 million, but because of his expensive purchases, he now has few debts and was once trapped in a tax case.

He has Italian/German/Polish ancestry.

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Height and Weight

Nicolas Cage is six feet in height and weight ninety kilograms.

Social Media

Nicolas Cage is not active in Social media.

Net Worth

According to celebritynetworth.com, Nicolas Cage has an estimated net worth of $25 million. He was once the highest-paid Hollywood actor earning over $40 million in 2009.