- Birthday22nd Apr, 37
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusDeceased
An undisputed screen icon with potent charisma, Jack Nicholson is one the most celebrated actor who epitomizes the new class of Hollywood stars. A classic anti-hero, Jack is also eminent for his devil-may-care attitude and versatile portrayals of alienated outsiders. Born in1937, in Neptune, New Jersey, Jack was raised by his grandparents and mother, as his father had abandoned his family. Young Jack considered his grandmother to be his mother and his real mother as her older sister, until he learned the truth from a leading magazine, which covered his story.
Nicholson graduated from the Manasquan High School in New Jersey and in the beginning of his career started working in the animation department of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. After appearing in some of the Roger Corman’s films and performing guest roles on some television series, he appeared in self written movie “Flight to Fury” and during this time married and divorced Sandra Knight. Later Nicholson played memorable parts in prominent movies like Easy Rider, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, As Good As It Gets and Terms of Endearment, which rose his career to new heights of success.
The supremely versatile talent also won dozens of awards for his brilliant on screen work, which include three Oscars and five Golden Globes, taking him to the most aspired heights of professional achievement. As a post effect of such accomplishments, Nicholson became the subject and a standard among the several imitator stand-up comedians and actors.
The eminent actor was linked to numerous actresses and models during his movie career, prominent of which include Michelle Phillips, Bebe Buell and Anjelica Huston. From his past relationships, Nicholson has two children from Rebecca Broussard, one child each from Winnie Hollman and his wife Sandra Knight.
- There's only two people in your life you should lie to... the police and your girlfriend.
- With my sunglasses on, I'm Jack Nicholson. Without them, I'm fat and 60.
- I'll tell you one thing: Don't ever give anybody your best advice, because they're not going to follow it.
- I'll tell you one thing: Don't ever give anybody your best advice, because they're not going to follow it.
- The minute that you're not learning I believe you're dead.
- If men are honest, everything they do and everywhere they go is for a chance to see women.
Did you know?
- Nicholson has twice won the Academy Award for Best Actor, for One Flew Over the Cuckoo
- He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the 1983 film Terms of Endearment.
- He has won six Golden Globe Awards, and received the Kennedy Center Honor in 2001.
- He is well known for playing villainous roles, such as Frank Costello in The Departed, Jack Torrance in The Shining and the Joker in 1989
- He has worked as a gofer for animation legends William Hanna and Joseph Barbera at the MGM cartoon studio.
Family & relationships
Nicholson owns a single-story home in Malibu, which the artist bought for a hefty price. The plush home featuring a nice interior design and offering marvelous views of the mountains and ocean is currently on sale for a price of $4.25 million.
Location: The price property is located in Malibu, California, USA.
Accommodation: Featuring an interior living space of 2,313 square feet, the single-story home covers 70 acres of land. The plush home features 3 luxurious bedrooms, 3 marvelous bathrooms, a dining area which overlooks the basketball court and a well equipped kitchen. The home windows offer gorgeous mountain and ocean views while a swimming pool and party size spa provide absolute fun and relaxation. The property also includes a lighted tennis court, a putting green tormented with small size red flags, private hiking trails and a separate caretaker’s home.
Nicely decorated garden
Exquisite home garden
The actor’s 5 bedroom home “Newberry House” in Aspen is a real piece of craftsmanship, which he bought for a reported hefty price tag. The Victorian-style home was built in 1895, and is currently on sale for $15,000,000.
Location: Nicholson’s pricey home is located in Aspen, Colorado, USA.
Accommodation: The stunning wood-frame home features a munificent living space of 5,780 square feet and features five comfy bedrooms, six full and two half bathrooms, dining room, a sprawling screening room, a mammoth size living room with a wood-burning fireplace, a large Jacuzzi and a spacious kitchen with wrap-around windows . The home’s deep green exteriors along with white trim provide it a classic Victorian style. The home overlooks a marvelous nature preserve and Hallam lake offering beautiful views of nature.
The front garden
The billionaire actor owns a bunch of properties in Mulholland drive, Beverly Hills, California. Nicholson’s collection of plush homes in Mulholland drive can be considered as a multi-parcel compound totaling almost 2.92 acres. All of the Nicholson’s houses are reported to incorporate a marvelous design and architecture, making them a hot property in the area.
Location: Nicholson’s bunch of properties is located in Mulholland drive, Beverly Hills, California.
Description: Following are the details for the properties owned by Nicholson in Mulholland drive –
1. A 3,303-square-foot house at 12850 Mulholland Drive, which he bought in 1969. The 1957 built house sits on a 0.53-acre lot.
2. A 1947 built 3,197-square-foot home at 12830 Mulholland Drive which he acquired since mid 1993.
3. A 2,117-square-foot house at 12758 Mulholland Drive, which was built in 1947. The property sits exactly on a 1-acre lot and Nicholson acquired it since late 1993.
4. A 39,997-square-foot vacant property at 12900 Mulholland Drive which he purchased for exactly $5,000,000 from actor Marlon Brando’s estate in March 2005
The eminent actor owns a 3,018-square-foot house in Hawaii, spread over 15,419-square-foot and offering marvelous ocean views. Nicholson’s ocean front home is located at 626 Kaimalino Street in Kailua, Hawaii and is reported to have a brilliant interior design offering a distinctive appearance to the pricey property.
Hollywood hills house
The billionaire actor owns a 0.41-acre house in Hollywood Hills, which he bought in 1973 for a reported hefty sum expected in millions. Pretty hard to reach by road, the property is located in the 7300 block of Woodrow Wilson Drive in Los Angeles. The 1,301-square-foot home is positioned on an abrupt hillside and enveloped by intense, dense bush. An intense fire roared in the plush single story home in 2011, which caused two people to get injured apart from other monetary losses.
The billionaire actor adores the basket ball game and has been spotted a few times employing the game tricks in the basket ball court. A huge fan of the NBA teams “Los Angeles Lakers” and “New York Yankees”, Nicholson makes a legendary attendance at the games. For more than three decades, he has held courtside season tickets and has missed very few games. Having a good knowledge of the game, Nicholson often engages in arguments with the game officials, opponent coaches and players, and sometimes walks onto the court for argument.
Mercedes 600 Pullman
The eminent actor owns a 1972 Mercedes 600 Pullman limo, featuring a dazzling exterior and bold interior styling to make a strong on road presence. Outfitted with a dominant V8 engine developing high ranges of power and torque, the car boasts pure performance. The car’s spacious interiors and hydraulic powered seats offer the best ride in town while its adjustable air suspension smoothes the worst road bumps. Other prominent features include hydraulic powered Windows, hydraulic closing doors and a commanding braking system.
The Oscar winning actor Jack Nicholson drives a matte black colored Range Rover, and was photographed when he was stuffing his luggage onto his Rover before embarking for his annual vacation on December 2011. The $50,000 SUV has gained iconic status since it’s the vehicle of choice for global celebrities like Heidi Klum, Kim Kardashian and Wayne Rooney. Nicholson has altered the interiors of his Rover to reflect his preferences and lined the seats with nappa leather and opted for a pinewood trim level. The actor’s SUV has been fitted with a powerful air conditioner and a high end car stereo.
Jack Nicholson was spotted enjoying vacations with his lady friend actress Lara Flynn Boyle at St. Tropez in French Riviera, which is a celebrated vacation spot offering plenty of excitement and entertainment for the visitors. The marvelous beaches and landscapes, rich cultural history and gorgeous hotels and resorts in the area make it the perfect vacation destination for everyone.
Location: St Tropez is located in French Riviera in France.
Accommodation: St Tropez offers world class accommodation facilities for the visitors by the courtesy of the spectacular hotel and resorts available here. With its quick, smart, pleasant and tolerant service, the visitors can ensure optimum comfort during their stay in the magic land. Hotel La Ponche, Hotel Le Mouillage and Hotel Sube are some of the splendid hotels in St Tropez available for service.
Main Attraction: The bona fide recreational area incorporates a number of attractions for the visitors. The assortment of stunning beaches which is spread along a five-kilometer shore offers optimum entertainment activities in form of sailing, scuba diving, water skiing and windsurfing. The rich cultural history of St. Tropez can be explored by visiting the ancient museums and churches. A number of amazing night parties and events at the St. Tropez clubs make the nightlife more glittering and entertaining.
Perfect vacation destination
The eminent actor was spotted enjoying vacations on the Caribbean island of St Bart's with his family. Discovered by Columbus in 1493, St Bart is named after his brother Bartolomeo. One of the favorite destinations for the rich and eminent, St Bart features beautiful beaches, hot shopping locations, luxurious spa and spectacular accommodation facilities.
Location: The tiny Island is located in the Northern Antilles Arc, between the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea.
Accommodation: The Island features a wide range of accommodations which includes cottages, bungalows and hotel offering a relaxed ambiance and natural elegance. The spacious luxurious rooms incorporate brilliant furnishings and bedding and all the modern amenities making it a perfect luxurious accommodation for the wealthy.
Main Attraction: A total of 14 marvelous secluded beaches of white sand, which are naturally rich with unique species of flora and fauna offer numerous outdoor fun activities like scuba diving, windsurfing, sailing, deep sea fishing, volleyball and surfing. Luxurious spa and wellness therapies are available at resorts for relaxation and rejuvenation after a long day of play and fun. Visitors can also get a good deal on typical luxury goods like designer clothes, jewelry and liquor as they shop at some of the most incredible shopping destinations in Gustavia and St. Jean in St. Bart’s.
Incredible shopping destination
The Hollywood actor was spotted spending vacations in Monaco with his youngest children Lorraine Nicholson and Raymond Nicholson. Nicholson enjoyed the trip as he was seen basking in the water, with his children taking the snaps. Known as the playground of the rich and renowned, Monaco is the perfect holiday hotspot featuring wonderful beaches, shops, restaurants and marvelous geographical views.
Location: Monaco is located in the French Riviera in Western Europe.
Accommodation: The hotel and resorts in Monaco offer world class accommodation facilities, ensuring a relaxed and enjoyable stay. Equipped with all modern luxurious amenities, the hotel rooms exhibit a natural elegance and relaxed ambiance.
Main Attraction: Monaco features a Mediterranean climate and a gorgeous rugged coast line. Chic bars and restaurants offering a variety of eateries are available to have the best quality cuisine and entertainment. The visitors can enjoy few of the highest level contests in the modern sports complex “Louis II Stadium” or can go to explore the famous Oceangraphic Museum featuring a fine aquarium and a 90 feet whale skeleton. Monaco features a great variety of museums, prominent of which includes the wax museum of Monaco royals, an absolute fascinating museum. The ancient churches, beautiful landscapes and incredible shopping destinations offer more diversity to explore.
Giving his best shot!!
The screen icon supports the foundation ActionAid, which targets poverty and injustice worldwide. The noble charity works with local partners, knowledge institutions, mass movements and civil society organizations to provide them help to combat poverty and gain their basic rights to food, asylum, work, education and healthcare. The anti-poverty agency aims to develop a world without poverty by reaching the poorest and most susceptible people in the complete globe and offering then with their basic needs. ActionAid also seeks support from individuals and associations for granting disaster relief to support families.
Casey Lee Ball Foundation
Nicholson supports the Casey Lee Ball Foundation, a nonprofit organization aimed at accumulating funds for pediatric kidney research. The Foundation was created by Casey Lee Ball and his father Sterling Ball after considering the dramatically under-funded status of kidney research as compared to other terminal diseases. The major source of funding is via an annual charity golf tournament “Casey Lee Ball Golf Classic”, which involves participation from celebrity guests like Nicholson, Christopher Guest, Andy Garcia, Alice Cooper and many more, while the secondary source for fund generation is from the auctions held on EBay.
Hole in the Wall Gang
Nicholson supports the Hole in the Wall Gang, world’s biggest family of camps which provides medical assistance free of charge to children with cancer and other severe illness. Since its inception, more than 100,000 ill children from 31 countries have attended the Camps, to get themselves treated free of charge. The noble charity seeks financial support by organizing marathons, bike races and walk-a-thons to help the children facing life threatening conditions, and accepts donations via mail, online mode, or telephone.
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
As a supporter of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Nicholson offers help to children and families worldwide to eradicate pediatric AIDS. The nonprofit organization is aimed at prevention and healing of the deadly HIV/AIDS disease. The 1988 created charity Foundation conducts various awareness and prevention programs to combat the life-threatening pediatric illnesses through its centers in 15 countries around the globe to minimize chances of HIV infection to create a future of hope for the suffering people.
An admirer of contemporary art, Nicholson owns an invaluable collection of master pieces from one of the highest-earning contemporary artists in Britain “Jack Vettriano”. Nicholson acquired the collection from Jack’s work exhibitions in London, Edinburgh and Johannesburg. The Scottish artist’s twentieth century creations are characterized by their nostalgic subject matter, unmatched blend of color, and unique narrative detail, which provides them a sentimental, inexplicable, and melancholic style, creating more devoted admirers and collectors.
Nicholson has been spotted wearing Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses a number of times, which reveals his like for the world eminent brand. Featuring the best-selling design of sunglasses, Wayfarer sunglasses incorporate mineral glass lenses and oversize metal hinges, offering them a distinctive two tone style and appearance to make them an emblem for youth, fashion and creativity.
New Era caps
A real game lover, Nicholson is often spotted wearing a New Era cap while watching the ball game. The largest headwear producer in the United States, New Era is also known for creating the first version of the baseball cap. Featuring a cutting-edge design and available in cool trendy colors, New Era caps are a hot favorite for anyone looking for brilliance with style.
Nicholson is a great fan of the French clothing line Lacoste, and is often spotted wearing the brand’s clothes for special events. Recognized by its green crocodile logo, Lacoste is a world renowned brand which manufactures and markets supreme quality clothing, leather goods, shoes, and perfumes. The crocodile emblem brand offers appealing sexy clothes to choose from which include jersey tee shirts, polo shirts, button up shirts and v-neck tee shirts.
Jack Nicholson loves to wear Crocs shoes, as he has been spotted a number of times wearing the eminent brand’s shoes. A brand which symbolizes innovation, fun and intuitive comfort for people, Crocs develops shoes that conform to not only their feet but their personalities and lifestyles as well. Featuring the pioneering Croslite technology, Crocs shoes are available in a wide range of styles and designs, for all types of occasions.