Quick Facts of William Robert Thornton
- Full NameWilliam Robert Thornton
- Net Worth$35 Million
- Date of Birth1955 /08 /04
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceHot Springs, Arkansas
- Ethnicity English, Irish and Scottish
- ProfessionActor, Filmmaker, Singer-Songwriter, Musician
- Active Year1974-present
- Eye colourBrown
- Hair colourBrown
- SpouseMelissa Lee Gatlin (m. 1978; div. 1980), Toni Lawrence (m. 1986; div. 1988), Cynda Williams (m. 1990; div. 1992), Pietra Dawn Cherniak (m. 1993; div. 1997), Angelina Jolie (m. 2000; div. 2003), Connie Angland (m. 2014)
- Height5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
- Body MeasurementSlim
- EducationMalvern High School (1973), Henderson State University - Psychology
- Children4 - Amanda (born late 1990s), William (born in 1993), Harry James (born in 1994) and Bella (born in 2004)
Billy Bob Thornton is an American actor, filmmaker, singer-songwriter, and musician who is well known for his appearance in the thriller crime film, One False Move. He is also best known for his directions, writing and starring in the independent drama film, Sling Blade. For his work, Thornton won an Academy Award.
Thornton is living with his current wife Connie Angland. Thornton’s previous marriages ended with divorce. So, does he have any children from his relationships?
Who Is William Robert Thornton? Bio & Wiki
Billy was born as William Robert Thornton on 4th August 1955, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States. Moreover, he is American by his nationality, and his ethnicity is English, Irish, and Scottish. He belongs to Cherokee Native American ancestry.
Thornton is the son of Virginia Roberta Faulker (mother), a self-proclaimed psychic and William Raymond “Billy Ray” Thornton (father), a high school history teacher and basketball coach. His younger brother, Jimmy Don died on October 1988. He also has another brother, John David Thornton.
Thornton graduated from Malvern High School in 1973. While studying at Malvern, he played baseball for the Kansas City Royals. Shortly Thornton joined Arkansas State Transportation Department. Later, he attended Henderson State University to study psychology but dropped out after two semesters in 1974.
Billy Bob Thornton’s Career
Billy Bob Thornton started his career from the American adventure horror thriller movie, Hunter’s Blood where he played the role of Billy Bob in 1986. Later, he featured in many other movies, including For the Boys, Love Actually, and many others. Similarly, his other television works are Hearts Afire, The Big Bang Theory, etc.
Thornton released his debut studio album, Private Radio in 2001. Furthermore, he recorded his second album, The Edge of the World in 2003. In the following year, Billy released his third album, Hobo in 2005. Likewise, Thornton released his another album, Beautifull Door in 2007. Likewise, he also recorded many singles such as Hearts Like Mine, and The Poor House featuring The Boxmasters.
How Much Is Billy Bob Thornton’s Net Worth?
Billy Bob Thornton’s net worth is $35 Million as of 2019. He boasts a salary in the range of $20 Million to $25 Million yearly. Back in 2007, he made an earnings of $20 Million. Furthermore, her movies and TV series are doing good earning in the entertainment industry. Some of her movies along with their earnings are listed below.
|In 1992 – One False Move||$1,540,000|
|In 1996 – Sling Blade||$24,440,000|
|In 1996 – A Family Thing||$10,120,000|
|In 2000 – The Gift||$12,000,000|
|In 2013 – Jayne Mansfield’s Car||$14,830|
Thornton sold his located in Beverly Hills for $8,000,000 in 2013. Before, he once shared his mansion with his ex-wife for $8 Million. Recently, he bought a house in Malibu, California for $2.3 Million in 2018.
Billy also owns a house which measured 2,670 square feet. It consists of four bedrooms and three bathrooms. His home also features a solar-heated saltwater swimming pool, a terraced, down-sloped space with a flat, grassy area shaded by fragrant Eucalpytus trees.
How Is Billy Bob Thornton’s Relationship With His Spouse?
Billy Bob Thornton is married six times in his life. Currently, he is living happily with his sixth wife Connie Angland, a makeup effects crew member. The couple met for the first on the set of Waking Up in Reno, in 2002. They exchanged their wedding vows on 22nd October 2014, in Los Angeles. Together, they welcomed a beautiful daughter, Bella in September 2004.
Currently, the husband and wife are living a lavish life along with their daughter with no signs and rumors of their divorce. Thornton lives in Los Angeles, California with his family. Similarly, his former wives and children are listed below:
|Married & Wife||Children|
|Married with Melissa Lee Gatlin in 1978 and divorced in 1980||Amanda (born during the time of the 1990s)|
|Married with Toni Lawrence in 5th April 1986 and divorced in 1988||–|
|Married with Cynda Williams in 1990 and divorced in 1992||William (born in 1993), Harry James (born in 1994)|
|Married with Pietra Thornton on 18th February 1993 and divorced in 1997||–|
|Married with Angelina Jolie on 5th May 2000 and divorced on 27th May 2003||–|
Apart from this, there are no other records of Thornton’s affairs. Furthermore, he is free from controversies and rumors.
Interesting Facts About Billy Bob Thornton
- Billy Bob Thornton has several tattoos on his body, among them at least six on his arms (three right, three left) and on his lower back/hip.
- Thornton is a supporter of Liverpool Football Club (soccer team).
- Since 2016, he stars with Tania Raymonde and Olivia Thirlby in the American legal drama web television series, Goliath.
- He is now 64 years old as of 2019.
- He stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).