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Edward Norton

Actor, Producer and Director

Net Worth $ 50 Million
  • Birthday18th Aug, 69
  • Birth PlaceUnited States
  • Marital statusMarried
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Edward Norton is a well-known American actor, director, screen-writer and a noted producer. Norton first burst into the acting scene with a starring role in the in the 1996 court room drama “Primal Fear” which landed him a prestigious Academy Award nomination. History repeated itself two years later when his portrayal of the lead role in the social drama “American History X” also garnered an Academy nomination in the best actor category. The artist has also tried his luck in film direction with the year 2000 film “Keeping the Faith”. Norton’s multiple talents have ensured rich monetary rewards for the actor and today his bank balance stands at a staggering $50 million. A considerable part of this wealth has been generated from Edward’s film stints as an accomplished actor and director. The actor has also produced a few movies and has earned a handsome profit from a few of them. Fashion giant Prada has offered a lucrative endorsement deal worth millions of dollars to Norton for being the face of their designer LG mobile phone. The actor’s fabulous wealth has ensured that he can easily afford a luxurious way of life. Norton resides in a massive mansion in the iconic Beverly Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. His love of unique cars is satiated by the revolutionary BMW 7 hybrid vehicle which is powered by hydrogen fuel. Edward loves to embark on vacations to exotic beach resorts with his fiancee and is frequently photographed in famous European holiday destinations like Italy and Spain. The actor is a passionate supporter of environmental causes and has extensively campaigned to raise awareness about the perils of human induced climate change. As a part of his efforts to raise public awareness about environmental issues Norton had participated in the 2009 New York City Marathon on behalf of the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust. The international community has honored the actor for his sterling efforts and has appointed him as the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity. Edward Norton was born in Columbia in a middle-class family and enjoyed a very stable childhood. His mother was a teacher while father was an advocate and a former federal prosecutor. Edward has two other siblings. Norton's personal life has been mired by several controversies and has been the subject of gossip in many tabloids. The actor has been in relationships with many high profile celebrities. The actor has previously dated singer Courtney Love and was also seen with actress Salma Hayek but both these relationships didn’t last long ending in heartbreak for Norton. The artist is presently in a stable relationship with his longtime producer girlfriend Shauna Robertson.

Quotes

  • I've always thought of acting as more of an exercise in empathy, which is not to be confused with sympathy. You're trying to get inside a certain emotional reality or motivational reality and try to figure out what that's about so you can represent it.
  • Life, like poker has an element of risk. It shouldn't be avoided. It should be faced.
  • The more you can create that magic bubble, that suspension of disbelief, for a while, the better.
  • The best films of any kind, narrative or documentary, provoke questions.
  • I like it when the deeper you go with the character, the more you see the layers start to peel away.

Did you know?

  • He He garnered a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his supporting role in the courtroom drama Primal Fear
  • He earned a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his lead role as a reformed white power skinhead in American History X.
  • He has English, as well as German, Irish, and Scots-Irish ancestry.
  • He received a B.A. in history from Yale in 1991, but took many theater and Japanese courses as an undergraduate.

Family & relationships

Edward Norton Autos and Cars (1)

Edward Norton drives BMW Hydrogen 7

BMW Hydrogen 7

Edward Norton’s passionate belief in the pressing need to save the environment from the effects of climate change led him to acquire a silver gray colored BMW Hydrogen 7 car on February 2008. The BMW Hydrogen 7 is a hybrid vehicle that is powered by a 6.0 liter V12 engine that can be powered by either petrol or hydrogen fuel. It is considered to be the world’s first production hydrogen powered car. Quite a few eminent Hollywood personalities of the likes of Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Jay Leno and Will Ferrell drive the BMW Hydrogen 7 car.

Edward Norton Holiday Destinations(Getaways) (1)

Vacation in Sardinia

Sardinia Vacation

Sardinia seems to be the favorite destination of Edward Norton. The American superstar is seen frequenting this Italian island. The star prefers to head to Sardinia for taking a break from his busy schedule. However, since late the popular Hollywood star has been frequenting Sardinia with his girlfriend Shauna Robertson.

Both were spotted enjoying some private moments on this extremely popular island in the western coast of Italian mainland.

Sardinia offers a perfect retreat for a budget and luxury traveler. Hotel Panorama, Mariposas, Villa Pimpina are some of the exclusive hotels in Sardinia that offer best of facilities for an avid traveler Most of these hotels not only offer exclusive sight seeing facilities but can also arrange for specialized guides who can take one on a tour of the ancient sites that are home to numerous Roman relics.

Expect standard facilities as swimming pools, gymnasium and health center in most of these hotels. Hotels in Sardinia offer the choicest cuisine of the region and one can expect Italian dishes and continental delicacies in these hotels and other eateries that line this extremely popular city on the tourist circuit in Sardinia which is known to be second largest island in Mediterranean region.

A reason apt for the American superstar to head to Sardinia to spend some private moments with his girlfriend.

Apart from taking a tour of the ancient Roman relic sites in Porto Torres and Cagliari, one can take a tour of the National Archaeological Museum that is ranked as one of the most popular in the region. Megalithic temples and prehistoric tombs are some of the other specialties in Sardinia that need to be visited, whenever one is in the region.

No wonder you might come across Edward Norton on one of your sojourn in the region.

 

Relaxing on the yacht

Relaxing on the yacht

Enjoying the vacations

Enjoying the vacations

Edward Norton Cause (2)

Edward Norton supports Seany Foundation

Seany Foundation

Norton donated a signed movie poster of “Hulk” to the foundation. The NGO is dedicated to carry on the legacy of Sean Lewis’s determination of battling sarcoma. The NGO supported by 4 well known personalities’ aims to fund research to provide cures for children and teens suffering from cancer and tries to improve their quality of life.

Edward Norton attends Friends of the High Line foundation

Friends of the High Line

The actor serves as a board member of the group. Established in 1999 the non-profit organization supported by Hillary Clinton is dedicated to the preservation of the “High Line”, a historic rail structure which was under the threat of demolition at Manhattan.

Edward Norton Brands (2)

Edward Norton wears Oliver Peoples Bernardo Sunglasses

Oliver Peoples Bernardo Sunglasses

Norton was photographed wearing the trendy sunglasses. The handcrafted square shaped retro inspired glares features a polished plastic frame, keyhole nose bridge, sterling silver pin accents at the temples, mineral glass lenses and quite a few lens options. The accessory is available in many colors and offers 100% UV protection. The “Oliver Peoples” signature logo is laminated at the temple end.

Edward Norton wears Puma Clyde Jet Set

Puma Clyde Jet Set

The actor donned the Puma shoes at a prestigious event. The first basketball non canvas sneakers is made with three different materials marking the shoe’s upper panel which includes the soft leather on the toe box, pebbled leather on the sides and a chain inspired design on its heels. The sports shoes are available in two bold colors.

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