Age and Parents
Billy Bob Thornton was born on August 4, 1955, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA. His parents were Virginia Roberta Faulkner, a psychic and high school history teacher, and William Raymond Thornton, a high school basketball coach. Thornton had described his upbringing as difficult, with his parents divorcing when he was young and his father passing away when he was in his early 20s.
Thornton, 67 years old, attended high school in Malvern, Arkansas, where he played drums in the school band and developed an interest in acting. After graduating, he briefly attended Henderson State University in Arkansas but dropped out to pursue his acting career.
Career, Movies, and TV Shows
Thornton eventually moved to Los Angeles, where he worked odd jobs while pursuing acting opportunities. He gained recognition for his roles in films such as "Sling Blade," for which he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, and "A Simple Plan," for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His first role on screen was in South Of Reno, where he played a small role of a counterman in a restaurant.
Talking about Thornton's artistic career, he began his journey as a musician, playing drums and singing in a band named Tres Hombres. Until now Thorton has released four studio album which includes Private Radio, The Edge of The World, Hobo, and Beautiful Door.
Billy Bob's first big role was in “One False Move”, where he appeared as a lead character in a negative role. He started getting large attention, after his work in an independent drama film Sling Blade. Until today, Thornton has starred in over 52 films.
By giving his full time towards his profession, Billy achieved huge success, sadly his attention on his career resulted from bad effects on his health. Thornton started getting health issues frequently and was hospitalized several times due to heart problems and malnutrition.
Regarding Billy Bob's ethnicity, he is white and holds an American nationality. Thornton's first wife was Melissa Lee Gatlin with whom he had a child and divorced after two years of marriage. After being single for six years, Bob Thornton married Toni Lawrence and again divorced after two years.
Cynda William was his third wife, whom he divorced after two years of marriage. Further, he was attached to Pirtra Thornton and married her, and gave birth to two children. But unfortunately, his third relationship also ended with divorce.
Angelina Jolie a famous actress became her fifth wife, like before Billy was not able to maintain a good relationship with her, and both were separated by divorce. After all ups and down in his life, Thornton finally found the queen of his dream, Connie Angland. They are currently living a good life with their child, and hope their relation last until their death. The duo married in 2014 and is still together in a lovely relationship. Till now, there is no sign of separation between them.
Net Worth Details
Being an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and musician Billy Bob Thornton has an estimated net worth of $45 million and receives a good salary. He is still actively involved in various movies and tv projects and is earning good money.
Though he is yet to reveal his exact property details, the actor lives a luxurious life with his multi-million properties. His earnings will increase in the upcoming days too.
There is limited information about Billy Bob Thornton's current house and cars. However, he has owned several luxury cars over the years, including a Rolls Royce and a Bentley
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