Quick Facts of Aleks Paunovic
|Full Name||Aleks Paunovic|
|Date of Birth||1969 /06 /29|
|Profession||Film Producer, Screenwriter|
|Eye colour||Light brown|
|Online Presence||Instagram, Facebook, Twitter|
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Aleks Paunovic is a famous Canadian actor who was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He was born on June 29, 1969, to a Croatian mother and Serbian father. Aleks pursued acting from the age of 16 and he was in a metal band when he went for his first acting audition.
Back in 1994, he got his first role in a movie. The name of the movie was Heads. He was also interested in boxing from a very young age. He claims that he started boxing in his mother’s womb as almost of his family members are boxers. This interest of his is one of the reasons behind him being a perfect stunt actor.
Until now, he has portrayed in several blockbusters such as War for the Planet of the Apes, Siberia and many more. Recently, he has featured in a picture called Cold Pursuit which was released on February 8, 2019. Stay on the article and get to know many more about his feature films.
Aleks Paunovic Age, Relationship, Wife or Girlfriend
As mentioned above, from a very young age, Aleks was interested in boxing but later in 1999, he had a shoulder injury (in Pan American Games) which forced him to end boxing. As he ended the dream of being a boxer, he soon developed an interest in singing.
Paunovic then became a member of a rock band. Not so long after that, he realized that singing is not his thing and went on his first audition for an acting job. 49 years old, Aleks stands 6 foot 5 inches tall / 196 cm and weighs around 230lbs / 104 kg and is today’s one of the prominent Canadian actors.
When he was not big enough to fight for himself, Paunovic was allegedly bullied which later made him the strong supporter of the Red Cross/Impact Anti-Bullying Campaign.
Talking about his personal life, almost all of his fans are wondering if he is married. Well, the answer is no. However, he is in the long-term relationship with a 37-year-old Canadian Actress Aliyah O’Brien who is famous for the movie ‘Stay’.
Aleks Paunovic Movies and TV Shows
Aleks Paunovic was just starting to take his acting career seriously, and about to love to Los Angeles when 9-11 happened. It changed the way anyone could enter the states. This led him to keep himself busy in Vancouver itself. However, this didn’t stop him from collecting over 100 credits which were lead and recurring roles in several movies and tv series.
Since then, Aleks’ career started to skyrocket. For is hard work he was called in front of 300 other actors by acting coach Larry Moss telling him that he had massive talent and is waiting to see his full range. Another major turn in his career was when he respectfully declined the offer for a 4-episodes series of a highly rated TV series.
He also worked very hard for the role of ‘Tom’ in the movie ‘Personal Effects’. For the role, he added 65 pounds and this was one of his most rewarding and challenging roles so far. Hence, the height of his career grown so drastically. Now, he is a well-recognized personality in Hollywood.
Aleks Paunovic’s Net Worth and Salary
A versatile actor, Paunovic has an estimated net worth of $1 million as per some source. However, the exact amount of his net worth is still under review.
Here are some of his blockbuster movies along with budget and the box office collection:
- The Marine 3: Homefront – $1.5 million – $5 million
- War of the Planet of the Apes – $150 million – $490.7 million