Val Kilmer Biography, Net Worth, Movie, Age, Height, and Wiki

Biography of Val Kilmer

Val Edward Kilmer is an American actor. The comedic movies Top Secret! (1984) and Real Genius (1985), as well as the military action movie Top Gun(1986), are where Kilmer is best known.

Early life

Kilmer was born December 31, 1959, in Los Angeles, the second of three sons to Eugene Dorris Kilmer and Gladys Swanette.

He was the youngest person ever to be enrolled in the drama division of the Juilliard School at the time.

He has English, Irish, Scots-Irish, German, and Cherokee origins in his background. Kilmer’s younger brother Wesley drowned in a jacuzzi in 1977 when he was 15 years old due to epilepsy.

Val Kilmer Biography

Personal life

He married the actress Joanne Whalley in March 1988 and they were together until February 1996. Mercedes (born in 1991) and Jack (born in 1992) are their two children (b 1995).

Short Information

  • Known As – Valentine
  • Current Age – 62 years old (2022).
  • Birthdate – 31 December 1959.
  • Profession – Actor.

Personal Information

  • BirthName – Val Edward Kilmer
  • Known As – Valentine
  • Date of Birth – 31 December 1959.
  • Current Age – 62 years old (2022).
  • Birth Place – L.A., California, United States.
  • Hometown – L.A., California.
  • Profession – Actor.
  • Zodiac Sign – Capricorn.
  • Religion – Christian Science.
  • Nationality – American.

Physical Stats

● Height – 

  • In meters – 1.82 m.
  • In centimeters – 182 cm.
  • In feet and inches – 5 feet and 10 inches.

● Weight – 

  • In kilograms – 80 kg.
  • In pounds – 176 lbs.

● Body Dimension

  • Breast/Chest – 32 inches.
  • Waist – 26 inches.
  • Hips – 32 inches.

● Eye Color – Blue.

● Hair Color – Blonde.

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Education | Qualification 

  • School – Berkeley Hall School, Chatsworth High School, and Hollywood Professional School.
  • Qualification – Graduate.

Family | Relative

  • Father – Eugene Kilmer.
  • Mother – Gladys Kilmer.
  • Brother – Mark Kilmer, and Wesley Kilmer.
  • Son – Jack Kilmer.
  • Daughter – Mercedes Kilmer.
  • Ex-Wife – Joanne Whalley.

Relationship Status

  • Marital Status – Divorced.
  • Ex-Wife – Joanne Whalley.

Net Worth of Val Kilmer

  • Total net worth – $25 million.
  • House – Santa Fe Hill House.

Facts

  • He was the youngest person to ever be accepted into The Juilliard School’s drama division.
  • Top Gun wasn’t something Val Kilmer wanted to do.
  • With recorded auditions, Val Kilmer tried to impress Stanley Kubrick.
  • Val Kilmer was the voice of K.I.T.T. in Knight Rider.
  • Val Kilmer has a Val Kilmer museum.

Quotes By Val Kilmer.

  • There are a thousand ways to play any role.
  • You just don’t understand humility until you have children and get divorced.
  • When you’re young, you’re always concerned about how you’re being seen and how you’re being criticized.

Movies

  • Cinema Twain (2019)
  • Top Gun: Maverick (2022)
  • Heat (1995)
  • True Romance (1993)
  • Canyon Del Muerto (2022)
  • Tombstone (1993)
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
  • Felon (2008)
  • Willow (1988)
  • Top Secret! (1984)

In Oliver Stone’s The Doors, Kilmer earned recognition for his portrayal of Jim Morrison (1991). He replaced Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Joel Schumacher’s Batman Forever (1995).

In movies like The Ghost and the Darkness (1996), The Saint (1997), The Prince of Egypt (1998), Pollock (2000), Alexander (2004), Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), Déjà Vu (2006), Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), and Song to Song (2017), he continued to act.

Kilmer has been privately suffering from throat cancer since 2015. He released his autobiography in 2020 under the title I’m Your Huckleberry: A Memoir.

His struggles were shown in the Val documentary, which covered both his professional and medical problems. In Top Gun: Maverick (2022), he reunited with Tom Cruise to play Iceman once more.

Val Kilmer

Television Shows

  • Entourage (2004–2011)
  • Psych (2006–2014)
  • Ghost Ghirls (2013)
  • Robot Chicken (2001– )
  • Life’s Too Short (2011–2013)
  • ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
  • Numb3rs (2005–2010)
  • The Spoils of Babylon (2014)
  • Knight Rider (2008–2009)

Awards | Achievements

Won

  • Special Award: Actor with Special Visual Sensitivity (2005).
  • Capri Legend Award (2004).
  • Maverick Tribute Award (2003).
  • Critics’ Choice Documentary Award: Best Narration (2021).

Nominated

  • Saturn Award: Best Supporting Actor (1996)

Favorite Things:-

  • Hobbies – Riding A Motorcycle, Traveling, Scuba Diving.
  • Favorite Actors – Warwick Davis, Robert De Niro, Robert Downey Jr., Al Pacino, and Jim Carrey.
  • Favorite Singer – Kurt Cobain.
  • Favorite Food – Pizza.

Social Accounts

Frequently Asked Question

  1. What is the birthname of Val Kilmer?

Ans: Val Edward Kilmer is the birthname of Val Kilmer.

  1. What is the net worth of Val Kilmer?

Ans: Val Kilmer’s net worth is estimated at around $25 million.

  1. How many kids does Val Kilmer have?

Ans: Val Kilmer is the father of a son named Jack Kilmer and a daughter named Mercedes Kilmer.

  1. Who is Val Kilmer married to?

Ans: Val Kilmer is currently single, he was married to Joanne Whalley (1988-1996).

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