|Real Name/Full Name||William Shatner|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||William Shatner|
|Birth Place:||Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||22 March 1931|
|Age/How Old:||91 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 177 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 85 Kg
In Pounds – 187 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Joseph Shatner
Mother – Ann (née Garmaise)
|Siblings:||Joy and Farla|
|School:||Willingdon Elementary School, West Hill High School|
|College:||Montreal Children’s Theatre, McGill University Faculty of Management|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Gloria Rand (m. 1956; div. 1969)
Marcy Lafferty (m. 1973; div. 1996)
Nerine Kidd (m. 1997; d. 1999)
Elizabeth Martin (m. 2004; d. 2020)
|Kids/Children Name:||Leslie Carol Shatner, Melanie Shatner and Lisabeth Shatner|
|Profession:||Actor, director, author, producer, singer and screenwriter|
|Net Worth:||$110 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2022|
Talk about living a life that many will live for ages to match-up with your achievements. William Shatner has been able to make this a reality by the many years he has worked in the film industry. He has not only been recognized by the players in this field but also by his country as a whole.
William is an author, actor, producer, director, singer and screenwriter. He has spent most of his life in the film industry and there are some of his work that have been held with high esteem to date. These include; Captain James T.Kirk in the Star Trek franchise.
Well, how well do you know about William Shatner? If not much, here is what we know about William Shatner to date.
Biography and Early Life
William Shatner is among the children who were born on the 22nd of March in 1931 in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Quebec, Canada to Ann (née Garmaise) and his father was named Joseph Shatner. Both of his parents were conservative Jews. Although he is not the only child of Ann and Joseph, he seems like he is the only son as he only talks about his sisters Joy and Farla.
The original family name was Schattner but his paternal grandfather decided to anglicize it to Shatner. All of his grandparents from his maternal and paternal side were Jewish immigrants. This explains why both of his parents were Jewish.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is William Shatner in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, William Shatner’s age is 91 years old as of today’s date 15th August 2022 having been born on 22 March 1931. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 177 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187 lbs in Pound and 85kg in Kilograms.
The fact that he was born in the 1930s doesn’t mean that his parents didn’t know the value of education. They valued education and for this reason, they ensured that all their children were educated including William. He attended Willingdon Elementary School after which he was enrolled to West Hill High School.
After graduating from high school, he attended Montreal Children’s Theatre then joined McGill University Faculty of Management which is located in Montreal in Canada. He attained a Bachelor of Commerce degree/ McGill then in 2011 awarded William an honorary Doctorate of Letters degree. He received another Doctorate of Letters honorary degree in May 2018 from New England Institute of Technology.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
When it comes to love life, Shatner has quite a story to tell. Although he is currently single, he has been married four times in his lifetime. Three of his marriages have ended in divorce while one of his wife died two years after their marriage. His first wedding was formalized on 12th August in 1956 to Gloria Rand.
The union produced three daughters namely Leslie born in 1958, Lisabeth born in 1961 and Melanie born in 1964. Shatner however left his wife in 1964 and in March 1969, she divorced him. He later got married to Marcy in 1973, but they didn’t have any children together. Unfortunately, their marriage ended in a divorce in 1996 after being together for more than 10 years.
Upon meeting Nerine Kidd, he fell in love with her and although she was an alcoholic, he thought she would change for him. This however never happened and unfortunately, in 1999 two years after their marriage, Nerine was found dead in a swimming pool in their backyard. This was a very frustrating moment in William’s life because he loved Nerine very much. After his third wife died, he married Elizabeth Anderson in 2001 but he filed for a divorce in 2019 and their marriage of almost 20 years came to an end in 2020.
Is William Shatner Gay?
Looking at all the marriages William has been involved in, we can comfortably say that he is not gay.
William started acting at the age of six at summer camp. Although he loved acting and was sure that is what he wanted to do for a living, his father who was a clothing manufacturer was very much against it. Therefore, he forced his son to enroll into McGill University to study economics. He however stole time from his studies, to sharpen his skills after he began working as an actor on CBS Radio.
After his graduation, he was given an opportunity of managing a playhouse where his skills in the acting and economy fields pulled together. Since he joined Canadian National Repertory Theatre which is located in Ottawa, his love for acting was now fully activated. His Bdoraway debut was in 12956 and since then, his life has never been the same again.
Since William started his acting career, he has been featured in projects like: The Brothers Karsmszov, The Twilight Zone, The Outlaws and Thriller among others.
There’s a whole list of William’s achievements and success noted under the awards and nominations. Some of these include: Golden Globe Award, Prism Award, 2 Emmy Awards, 2 Saturn Awards and double Golden Raspberry Awards in 1990 among others.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of William Shatner in 2022
For a man with a career history and achievements life William, you can be sure he has earned a great fortune over the years. As of 2022, his net worth is estimated at $110 million all of which he has earned from his various involvement in the film industry.
William is an epitome of true success as far as acting and film production and directing is concerned. He has gone through many challenges and lived over 7 decades and still remains relevant in this industry.