Quick Facts of John Hadley Pain

  • Full NameJohn Hadley Pain
  • Net Worth$11 million
  • Date of Birth31 August, 1940
  • NicknameJohn
  • Marital Status John
  • BirthplaceSydney, Australia
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality Australian
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Grey
  • BuildAverage
  • SpouseLeona King
  • Height5' 10½" (1.79 m)
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Children2
  • Horoscope Virgo

Today we will be talking about an Australian actor who is famous for playing the lead role in the classics Sunday Too Far Away and The Man from Snowy River. The actor is none other than Jack Thompson. Jack won the 1980 Cannes Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Breaker Morant.

Moreover, Thompson was the recipient of a Living Legend Award at the 2005 Inside Film Awards. With such a promising career, Jack has earned an excellent amount. To know more about Jack, we recommend you to read the whole article.

Who is Jack Thompson? Know His Bio & Wiki

Jack Thompson was born as John Hadley Pain on 31 August 1940 in Sydney, Australia. His star sign is Virgo. Jack holds an Australian nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. When his mom died, Thompson was four years old, leaving his dad, a merchant seaman, unable to care for him and his brother David.

Thompson attended Sydney Boys High School. However, he quit his school at 14 and became a jackaroo in the Northern Territory, as well as taking laboring jobs in New South Wales. Jack enrolled at the University of Queensland in 1963 and transferred to an arts degree.

Jack Thompson’s Professional Life

Thompson’s acting career started after he appeared in the soap opera Motel and guest appeared on Riptide, Woobinda, Animal Doctor, Skippy, The Rovers, Division 4, Homicide, and Matlock Police. Also, he appeared in a documentary short Personnel, or People. Jack made his film debut in That Lady from Peking. He starred in the lead in the TV movie Silo 15.

Jack is a veteran actor
Jack Thompson is a veteran actor


Thompson took the lead role in the Spyforce (1971–73) spy drama series, playing Erskine’s part in World War Two missions. Thompson stole the limelight after starring in a role in Petersen.

How much is Jack Thompson’s Net Worth and Salary?

Jack Thompson has earned an excellent amount throughout his successful acting career. Currently, the man is believed to have around $27 Million. He has a net worth of $15 million as of 2023. The star serves the titular role in most of his projects which have helped him to add a massive amount to his bank account. He earns an average salary of around $1 million annually. Thompson has appeared in several movies and TV series and there are several upcoming projects of him.

Hence along with his promising career, his earnings and income will definitely grow. Even though he has earned a good amount of money, Thompson hasn’t revealed any details about his house and cars to the media.

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Jack Thompson’s Age & Height

Talking about Jack Thompson’s age, he is 83 years old as of 2023. In the same way, Jack stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.79 m tall. He has grey hair and a pair of blue eyes. Thompson has an average body physique.

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Who is Jack Thompson Married to? Know his Wife and children

Coming up to Jack’s personal life, he is not a married man. He married his longtime girlfriend-turned-wife Beverley Hackett in 1963. However, the exact details about the wedding date and venue are unavailable at the moment. With his ex-spouse, Jack shares a son Patrick Thompson. Unfortunately, their five years of marital relationship ended in divorce.

Jack Thompson with two sisters Bunkie and Leona

After being apart from his first wife, he joined a polyamorous 15-year relationship with both Leona King and her sister Bunkie in the 1970s and 1980s. He remained with Leona after his second child, Billy, was born.  Currently, he might be with Leona but there are no accurate details about his relationship status. Most of the sources claim him to be with Leona however his exact relationship status is unclear now. Also, it is unknown if Lena is his current wife or if the pair is just in a relationship.

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