Quick Facts of Carl Weathers
- Full NameCarl Weathers
- Net Worth$6 Million
- Date of Birth1948 /01 /14
- Marital StatusDivorced
- BirthplaceNew Orleans, LA, the USA
- ProfessionActor, Former Football player
- Active Year1973-present
- Eye colourDark Brown
- Hair colourBrown
- SpouseMary Ann Castle, Rhona Unsell, Jennifer Peterson
- Height6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)
- Education St. Augustine High School
- Online PresenceTwitter
- Children2 (Jason & Matthew)
Carl Weathers is a famous actor and former professional football player. He is best known for playing the role of Apollo Creed in the series Rocky. Likewise, Weathers has also appeared in hit films such as Predator, Little Nicky, and Happy Gilm0re.
Not to mention, Weathers is a successful personality in the entertainment industry. So, what about his personal life? Is he married? Does he have any affairs? Let’s find out about it in the article.
Who Is Carl Weathers?
The famous actor, Carl Weathers was born on 14th January 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the USA. Likewise, he belongs to Afro-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. As per some source, his father was a day laborer but there is no information about his parent’s name and his early life until now. In addition, his birth sign is Capricorn.
Weathers attended St. Augustine High School and later joined San Francisco State University. From there, he graduated with a BA in Drama in 1966.
Carl Weathers’ Career
Carl Weathers started his career as a professional footballer. He used to play as a defensive end with Long Beach City College and later transferred to San Diego State University. Further, Weathers also played along with the BC Lions of the Canadian football League. In 1974, he retired from football.
Weathers started his acting career in 1975 by playing a minor role in his friend, Arthur Marks‘ film ‘Bucktown‘. However, Carl rose to fame when he played the role in the American sports drama film ‘Rocky’ in 1976 which was directed by John G. Avildsen. Not to mention, the film was a huge success and also won three Oscars.
Since then, Weathers has played in many other films including the Rocky franchise, Rocky II, Rocky III, and Rocky IV, which were hit. Likewise, he also starred in the movie, Predator alongside Rochelle Okoye.
Is Carl Weathers Married?
As a matter of fact, Carl Weathers is married three times in his life. Initially, he married Mary Ann Castle. The two of exchanged their wedding vows on 17th February 1973. Moreover, the married couple also shares two children, sons Jason and Matthew.
Unfortunately, Carl and Mary divorced after 10 years of togetherness. Their divorce was officially finalized on 22nd July 1983.
After a year of his divorce, Weathers married Rhona Unsell on 20th February 1984. Unfortunately, just like his previous marriage, Weathers’s second marriage also did not go well and divorced in 2006.
Then after, Carl married Jennifer Peterson. They tied the knot on 15th March 2007. Similar to his previous marriage, his third marriage also turned out to be unsuccessful and they divorced on 31st January 2009. For now, Carl is single.
How Much Is Carl Weathers’ Net Worth?
Being such a reputed actor, Weathers has accumulated a hefty sum of money from his acting career. Weathers’ net worth is around $6 Million which is similar to that of his fellow actor, Dean Cain.
To date, he has played in over 20+ hit movies such as Rocky, Toy Story 4, Magnum Force, etc. Similarly, he has played over 20 TV series. Moreover, his films Rocky earned $117,235147, Rocky II earned $85,182,160, Rocky III earned $125,049125 and so on.
Weathers probably bagged a colossal amount from these successful movies. Apart from his acting career, Weathers is also a former football player from which he probably amassed some good amount of money.