- Birthday13th Nov, 69
- Birth PlaceUnited Kingdom
- Marital statusSingle
- The chance to be both artistically appreciated and commercially appreciated... That's what you hope for.
- Funnily enough, when I originally went in for my screen test, that set was already built.
- I was training to be a lawyer... I was president of the law society at Glasgow University, and my bass guitarist was my secretary of my law society; the lead guitarist and writer worked at the law firm that I worked.
- I always find stuff in my characters to relate to.
Did you know?
- He is known for his gravely commanding voice as his trademarks.
- He is a trained lawyer who graduated from Glasgow University with a law degree.
- He was chosen as the most attractive man of 2005 by Hello! Magazine.
- He was at one time the lead singer for a Scottish rock band named Speed.
- He is of Scottish, but is of partial Irish ancestry.
Family & relationships
Los Feliz home
The handsome actor purchased his Los Feliz House for $3,250,000 somewhere in the middle of 2008.
Location: Located in the ritzy area of Los Angeles, the million dollar house has everything to be envious of.
Accommodation: The lawyer turned acting giant owns an impressive living space that has 3 beautifully done bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, which are perfect to unwind making the actor slip into the elegance of the magical space. Covering an area of 6,250 square feet, the villa unfurls pleasant city views mixed with the aura of the space Gerard Butler owns.
Features: Scottish actor’s villa exudes modishness and beauty. He bought the pretty house from Heidi Fleiss’s mother Elissa Fleiss, which has all the comfort intact. Its walnut floors make sure that the actor always steps on luxury when inside his villa. The living room will be a perfect place to cozy up with a fireplace lending warmth in the most terribly cold climates. Family time will get top priority with the presence of a family or media room where everyone can sit together and weave fun moments together. Slipping into a relaxing environment will be a few steps away as the actor enters a pool and spa whenever he wishes like. Stained glass and waterworks style baths will never make it dip down on the magnificent graph.
The actor’s 3,300 square foot Manhattan home comes smothered in an old world charm, sitting with utmost panache on the sixth and seventh floors of a manufacturing warehouse in Chelsea swapped into a luxurious retreat.
Location: The charm of New York City and sexy status of Gerard Butler blend seamlessly at his Manhattan loft.
Accommodation: Placed in the heart of Manhattan is the Bounty Hunter star Gerard Butler’s old world style loft. It is elegant and masculine at the same time, as this is what the actor had clearly in mind while settling for the property in the densely populated New York City. The two-storey construction is quiet and serene as against the crazy status of NYC. Everything is very spacious and gives an open feel, be it the bedrooms or the living room.
Features: The plush property is truly spectacular that comes mixed with streaks of bohemian appeal. Its 13 foot mahogany doors, crystal chandeliers, subtle palette and nicely done floors are all it takes to make the place a perfect amalgamation of raw beauty as well as grace. The polished look of the loft is a recreation of the actor’s life that includes his travel experience in Europe and also old coffee shops seen in New York.
The actor drives around in a $120,000 white Mercedes-Benz SL550, a convertible featuring a retractable sun roof. It has a 7 speed automatic transmission system, a 5500cc gas-based engine which delivers a power output of 382 HP @ 6000rpm and torque of 391 lb-ft @2800rpm. Multiple safety features includes emergency braking assist, all-round air bags, remote anti-theft alarm system, engine immobilizer, stability and traction control, while a dual zone climate control system ensures a comfortable ride. And, on board entertainment is provided by the DVD player, Sirus satellite radio and a Harman stereo system.
At Gas station
Gerard Butler's Mercedes
Mercedes-Benz convertible coupe
Butler loves driving around in his black Range Rover Sport, which runs with 240HP power delivered by 16 valve V8 4200cc engine and a torque of 251 lb-ft at 1750 rpm. It can accelerate to 100 km/hour from scratch in 7 seconds and is capable of a top speed of 216 km/hour. The SUV possesses a six speed automatic transmission system and an air suspension system. High end leather has been used to line the interiors. Safety features like airbags have been fitted. The in-built stereo provides the option to listen to tune in to radio and listen to music.
Butler loves driving around in his black Range Rover Sport
Range Rover Sport
Gerard Butler's Range Rover
Gerard Butler was seen vacationing in Barbados, where he was spotted soaking in the sun along with his girlfriend. He was wearing pink patterned shorts and spent most of his time wandering on the ocean's edge. His girlfriend was wearing a striped bikini and was seen dipping in the water along with him.
Location: Barbados is a sovereign island nation located in the western area of the North Atlantic. The island is located 100 kilometers east of the Caribbean Sea.
Accommodation: Barbados has some of the internationally best known luxury hotels and resorts. Small local hotels and private villas too are available near the island's beaches. But, they need to booked well in advance to the tourist season.
Main Attractions: The main attraction of Barbados is its sandy beaches and historic sites from the colonial period. Another important tourist attraction is the Harrison's Cave network in the parish of St. Thomas which stretches up to 2.3 kilometers. Other key attractions are scuba diving wildlife reserves, duty-free shopping, and helicopter rides.
Gerard Butler jetted off to the exotic beach city of Miami on the first week of February 2013 in order to take a break from his hectic work schedule. The actor was accompanied by a couple of his friends for the entire duration of his day long stay. Butler decided to soak in the hot sun by taking a long bare foot walk down Miami beachside. The Scot also didn’t let go of a single opportunity to ogle at bikini clad girls who were sunbathing at the site. Gerard was also gracious enough to pose for a few photographs for the benefit of his fans and even signed a lot of autographs.
Location: Miami is one of the most highly populated cities in the American province of Florida.
Accommodation: The presence of more than 50 top notch hotels at Miami makes the task of selecting a quality accommodation very easy. Per day rates at elite accommodations of the likes “The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort”, “The Perry South Beach”, “The Raleigh Hotel” and “Canyon Ranch Miami Beach” can fluctuate anywhere in the range of $500 to $1,200 for a room during the tourist season.
Main Attractions: Miami has garnered international acclaimed on account of its mind blowing sea beaches, the South Beach being the most famous among them. The beaches possesses world class infrastructure for aquatic recreational activities like windsurfing, scuba diving, snorkeling and contains several restaurants offering some of the best American seafood. A trip to the Everglades Alligator Farm offers the chance to spot quite a few giant American alligators in their natural surroundings. Plenty of exotic animals like meerkats, flamingos and komodo dragons are showcased at Miami Zoo.
Angels of East Africa
Angels of East Africa is a village for the orphans located in the South Sudan. The village focuses on rescue and rehabilitation of the children who were caught in the civil war in that country. It was founded by Sam Childers and his wife Lynn after his visit to Sudan in 1998. Gerald Butler played the role of Sam Childers in his 2011 film, Machine Gun Preacher. The movie led to increase in the donations for Angels of East Africa by increasing awareness regarding it.
Artists for Peace and Justice
Artists for Peace and Justice is organization that focuses on fundraising for encouraging peace and social justice in communities around the world. It was founded by Paul Haggis and his friends in early 2009. The main objective of the organization is to tackle poverty and improve enfranchisement in communities around the world. Gerald Butler supported the organization by participating in a number of its activities. In January 2010, he took part in the 'Hope for Haiti Now' program organized by the association and answered a number of calls. He also made a 30 second video in support of the organization's activities in February, 2010.
Dolce & Gabbana Two-Button Suit
Gerard wore this Italian made suit during the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. The fabric of this grey colored dress boasts of silk and viscose lining. It has a chest welt and a front lap pocket on the jacket with three lined interior pockets. A front pleat trouser with two top quarter pockets, coin pocket and back button welt pockets is also present.
Blackberry Pearl 3G
The actor was photographed carrying his red colored Blackberry at an airport. It features a QWERTY keypad, 3.2 megapixel camera along with video recording, email integration, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for connectivity. Phone can be used to surf internet via 3G.
J Brand Jeans
Gerard has been donning the designer J Brand jeans quite often. It is a slim fit cotton cargo pant with cargo pockets, front slash pockets, rear button welt pockets and a zip fly. The leg opening is 16 inches wide.
Montblanc Timewalker Dual Carbon Chronograph
Butler has been photographed wearing this high-end designer watch in a baseball stadium while watching his favorite sport. It boasts of two expensive case materials which includes “red gold” and “Diamond Like Carbon”, which produces a corrosion resisting coating with a hardness of 3,000 Vickers.
Marc Jacobs Aviator Sunglasses
The artist is frequently is seen wearing these designer shades. The stylish sunglasses have a metal aviator with a signature metal logo and plastic temple. It offers 100% UV protection and is available in white frame with brown shaded lenses.
Puma Men’s Voltaic Running Shoes
He has been spotted wearing these expensive running shoes on his beach outings. The shoes are perfect for runners who want to do both street and trail running, especially in the dark. The sneakers are made of durable material.