|Real Name/Full Name||Hugh John Mungo Grant|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Hugh Grant|
|Birth Place:||White City, London, England|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||9 September 1960|
|Age/How Old:||62 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Captain James Murray Grant
Mother – Fynvola Susan MacLean
|School:||Hogarth Primary School, St Peter’s Primary School & Wetherby School.|
|College:||New College, Oxford|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Anna Elizabeth Eberstein|
|Kids/Children Name:||Felix Grant, Tabitha Grant, and John Mungo Grant, and two more|
|Net Worth:||$170 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Hugh Grant is an actor best known for his acting skills and has been in the industry for quite a long time. Over the years, he has played various roles in different films and television series and earned many awards while at it. Some of them include an Honorary Cesar, BAFTA Award, and a Golden Globe Award. In addition to recognition, the man is also quite famous with a handsome amount of net worth.
Well, how well do you know about Hugh Grant? If not much, here is what we know about Hugh Grant to date.
Biography and Early Life
Hugh Grant’s official name is Hugh John Mungo Grant. He was born in 1960 0n 19th September to Captain James Murray Grant and Fynvola Susan MacLean as their second son.
Grant was born at Hammersmith Hospital in White City, London, and was born together with his brother James Grant. Whereas his father was a captain, his paternal grandfather Colonel James Murray Grant, was a colonel and a Distinguished Service Order (DSO) recipient. It shows that it was a military family.
On the other hand, his mother was a school teacher who taught music, French, and Latin despite also coming from a military family too. Unfortunately, she succumbed to her death due to pancreatic cancer at the age of 67. His father also died in 2001. As for his older brother James Grant, he works in New York as an investment banker.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Hugh Grant in 2023, and what is his height and weight? Well, Hugh Grant’s age is 62 years old as of today’s date 29th May 2023 having been born on 9 September 1960. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.
The first school that Hugh Grant joined was Hogarth School, Chiswick, before transferring to Peter’s Primary School, Hammersmith. Later, he enrolled at the Weather by School, which was an independent preparatory school. Hugh then got a scholarship to study at Latymer Upper School, Hammersmith, which was also independent between 1969 and 1978. While there, he played football, cricket, and rugby.
He also participated in the Top of the Form contest representing his school. He was lucky enough to win yet another scholarship in 1979, Galsworthy Scholarship, at the New College, Oxford. He pursued English and, during his stay, joined the Oxford University Dramatic Society. However, he declined an offer to pursue s history of art Ph.D. from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
In 1987 Hugh Grant and actress Elizabeth Hurley during the filming of Remando Al Viento. They both had a role to play in the production, with Grant appearing as Lord Byron and Hurley portraying Claire Clairmont’s character, Lord’s former lover. During the filming, the two decided to date, a relationship that earned them a lot of attention from the media.
They attended the Four Weddings and a Funeral’s premiere together. Interestingly, there is a book, The Trouble with Men: Masculinities in European and Hollywood Cinema, that discuss their relationship. However, the relationship ended in 2000, having lasted for 13 long years. Interestingly, she gave birth to a son called Damian in 2002 and made Grant his godfather.
So far, he has five kids with two women. One of the women is Tinglan Hong, who has two kids with him. They comprise a daughter and a son, namely Tabitha, aka Xiao Xi in Chinese, and Felix. Whereas Tabitha was his firstborn, his second born was a son together with Anna Eberstein, a Swedish television producer. The two also have two daughters together. They tied the knot in 2018 on 25th May.
Is Hugh Grant Gay?
Despite being a bachelor for quite a long time, the sexual orientation of Hugh Grant is straight. So far, he has had at least three relationships, and all his partners have been women. On the other hand, he has never been involved with another man. Therefore, he is neither gay nor bisexual.
Hugh Grant’s acting debut was in 1982 when still at New College, Oxford. The film’s title was Privileged, and he played the lead role. His other early notable roles were in Four Weddings and a Funeral, Restoration, Sense and Sensibility, The Remains of the Day, and Maurice. His role in the Four Weddings and a Funeral was his career breakthrough.
In the late 1990s and 2000s, he made appearances in Music and Lyrics, Love Actually, Two Weeks Notice, About a Boy, Bridget Jone’s Diary, and Notting Hill. His recent appearances, between 2010 and 2020, include The Undoing, The Gentlemen, The Man from U. N. C. L. E., A Very English Scandal, Paddington 2, Cloud Atlas, Florence Foster Jenkins, and Meryl Streep.
Due to his excellent acting skills, Hugh Grant has received several awards and nominations. His awards include a British Academy Film Award, a Golden Globe Award, a San Diego Film Critics Society Award, Utah Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor, and a London Film Critics’ Circle Award for Supporting Actor of the Year. Grant was also the winner of an Evening Standard Award for Best Actor, Hollywood Film Award for Best Supporting Actor, Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble, Venice Film Festival: Volpi Cup for Best Actor
Others include a Taormina BNL FilmFest: Taormina Arte Diamond Award, VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards: Leading Man Award, BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards: The Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award, César Awards: Honorary César – Lifetime Achievement, British Film Institute Fellowship, Zurich Film Festival Golden Icon Award and the nominee of National Film Award for Global Contribution to Cinema among others.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Hugh Grant in 2023
As of 2023, Hugh Grant’s net worth is approximately $170 million. The figure doesn’t come as a surprise since he has been in the industry for around four decades. The list of his appearances in films is long. His career has been a success, with films grossing almost $3 billion globally from 29 theatre releases only.
It is interesting how Hugh Grant didn’t see acting as a career but rather a hobby. However, no one ever knows what the future holds. It ended up becoming his career, and one must say that it has been successful and rewarding. He is now famous with a huge net worth.