- Birthday10th Aug, 60
- Birth PlaceSpain
- Marital statusMarried
- Expectation is the mother of all frustration.
- I wouldn't want my daughters to date a guy like me. I was dangerous around women in my twenties. I'm terrified that they might end up with someone like me.
- Everything changes as you get older - your mind, your body, the way you view the world.
- I like going everywhere. And I love starting new things.
- Cinema has opened a world of possibilities up for me.
Did you know?
- He was ranked #24 by by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history in 1995.
- He was chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world in 1996.
- He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on October 18, 2005.
- He is of Latin descent.
- His surname means "flags" in Spanish.
Family & relationships
- Melanie Griffith Wife
- Stella Banderas Daughter
- Melanie Griffith
Porsche 911 Cabriolet
The hunk Antonio Banderas owns a black Porsche 911 Cabriolet valued at around $125,990. The convertible features a retractable sun roof, and a power of 350 HP is delivered by the 3400cc engine. It features an electric power steering and an improved suspension system. It utilizes a seven speed manual transmission system and is extremely fuel efficient. The car has very spacious interiors and the seats are covered with high end leather. This beauty is capable of a top speed of 280 km/hour and can zoom to 100km/hour in 4.6 seconds.
Costa del Sol Vacation
The actor was spotted in the beach resort of Costa del Sol last year, where he spent about a week there with his wife Melanie Griffith. The couple had a great time shopping at luxury boutiques and sunbathing by the seaside.
Location: Costa del Sol is located in southern Spain in the autonomous region of Andalusia and is part of Málaga province.
Accommodation: The place offers a mix of over 600 hotels to choose from, which includes 5 star accommodations like Kempinski Hotel Bahía and Villa Padierna Palace Hotel G.L. which offer a night’s stay for $616. Budget hotels like Don Paco and Hostal El Labrador charge in the range of $50 to $60
Features: The sea beach offering plenty of the pleasant Mediterranean sun is the most obvious attraction of the place, where tourists can have a great time tanning themselves in the sun and swimming in the sea. The sea can also be explored on long yacht rides. A lot of restaurants located by the beach side offer a great range of sea food and drinks.
The Benalmadena cable car takes people to the summit of Monte Calamorro Mountain and offers a breathtaking aerial view of the city. The Benalmadena Sea Life Aquarium showcases a mind boggling variety of marine life. The Aqualand Torremolinos is a water themed amusement park and offers thrilling games like Rapids, Kamikazee Twister and Black Hole.
Further, Selwo Adventure Park offers the chance to observe more than 2000 varieties of animals and 1000 species of birds that has been sourced from around the world. An overnight stay at this reserve forest provides the chance to reside in an African themed cabin. Selwo Marina and the Mijas Aqua are two other marine themed parks worth a visit. Other attractions include the Fuengirola Zoo, Torremolinos Crocodile Park, Senda Retiro Botanical and Ornithological Park and El Ranchito which hosts an equestrian show and flamenco dance.
Shopping at luxury boutique
Walk along the streets of Italy
Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas on Vacation
Antonio has actively campaigned for the NGO Oceana. The need to protect the world’s oceans and its diverse wildlife habitats drive the activities of this organization. Its team of eminent marine biologists, economists and lawyers use their extensive influence to bring about major policy changes which try to reduce sea pollution which thereby helps to arrest the decline of marine life. The NGO has campaigners based in Europe, North America and South America.
United Nations Development Programme
The actor has participated in several promotional campaigns for this organization. It’s an integral part of the United Nations global development network. The main aim is to campaign to bring about a change for the better in the lives of millions of people worldwide by connecting nations to a worldwide network of knowledge, resources and experience thus helping them to a brighter future. The mission currently covers about 165 countries and helps to build local competence to solve various issues.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Banderas has raised a lot of funds for this hospital which is the third biggest health care charity helping out terminally ill children in the U.S. The main goal is advancement of cures and the prevention of life threatening diseases through pioneering research efforts. Special care is taken to reach out to all sections of society and ensuring that no one is discriminated against on any ground. It also aims to be the global leader in the fields of advance treatment and prevention of pediatric diseases among children. This is achieved by providing the best patient care, improved diagnostics, enhanced treatment outcomes, prevention and minimizing adverse outcome of diseases.