Liam Neeson Biography

( 1952 - )
April 11, 2018
First published on:April 11, 2018
Liam Neeson Biography

Facts of Liam Neeson Biography

Date of Birth: 1952 June 7
Age:65 years old
Birth Nation: Ireland
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
occupationActor
akaLiam John Neeson
networth$90 million.    
ethnicityWhite
nationalityIreland
spouseNatasha Richardson
place_of_birthBallymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
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Liam Neeson is a Northern Ireland actor, well-known for featuring in the movie, Schindler’s List which earned him an Academy Award. He has portrayed in dozens of award-winning movies.

 

Neeson married to wife, Natasha Richardson in 1994 but unfortunately, she died because of several head injuries in a skiing at the Mont Tremblant Resort in 2009. So, today let;s get to know about Liam's early life, career, education, family, marriage, married life, divorce, children, wife's death, affairs, relationship, net worth, couple, salary, award, parents, Academy Awards, mother, father, cars, houses, bikes, lifestyle and more.

Liam Neeson Early life and Education

Liam Neeson was born as Liam John Neeson on 7th June 1952 in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. He was born to parents, Katherine “Kitty” Neeson and Bernard “Barney” Neeson and grew up along with his siblings in County Antrim.

[ CAPTION: Liam during his childhood ][ SOURCE: Pinterest ]

Neeson started learning boxing at the All Saints Youth Club at the age of 9 and later became Ulster’s amateur senior boxing champion. At the age of 11, he grew up getting more interested in acting and started performing in several stages. He enrolls at Queen’s University Belfast as a student of physics and computer science.

Liam Neeson Career

Initially, Liam Neeson portrayed in several stage production and in TV series for several years. He rose to prominence after featuring in the movie Schindler’s List as Oskar Schindler, in 1993, which earned him an Academy Award. His performance in the documentaries films such as Journey into Amazing Caves and The Endurance: Shackleton’ Legendary Antarctic Adventure earned him wide recognition and fame.

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Neeson successful movies include The Commuter, Ted 2, Taken franchises, Non-Stop, The Grey, The A-Team, After Life, Home, Gangs of New York, The Big Man, Suspect, etc. He also featured in TV series such as The Orville, Rev, Life’s Too Short, Patrick, Evolution, Miami Vice, Arthur the King, etc.

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Besides acting, Liam Neeson has also a voice in video games such as Batman Begin as Henri Ducard in 2005, Fallout 3 as James in 2008 and in Lego Dimension as Bad Cop in 2015.

Liam Neeson Awards and Achievement

Liam outstanding performance won the heart of millions of people as well as earned several awards and honors. Among all his awards and nomination here are some of them:

  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association as Best Actor in 2004.
  • Irish Film & Television Academy as Best Actor in  
  • Evening Standard British Film Awards as Best Actor in 1996.
  • Chicago Film Critics Association as Best Actor in 1993.

Moreover, he also received the "Freedom of the Town of Ballymena" by the Ballymena Borough Council in 2000, and was also honored with the Outstanding Contribution to Cinema Award by the Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) at the Mansion House, Dublin, with Irish President Michael D. Higgins presenting the award on 9th April 2016.

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Neeson was also appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II in her 2000 New Year Honors, awarded an honorary doctorate by Queen's University, Belfast. He was listed by UK-based Company Richtopia at number 74 in the list of 200 Most Influential Philanthropists and Social Entrepreneurs Worldwide.

Additionally, The American Ireland Fund had also honored him with their Performing Arts Award for the great distinction he has brought to Ireland at their 2008 Dinner Gala in New York City.

Liam Neeson Personal Life, Relationship, Affairs and Wife's Death

In early 1980, Liam was deeply in love with an actress, Helen Mirren. The couple dated for a long time and they used to live together. Later, Liam Neeson married to an actress, Natasha Richardson on 3rd July 1994. The couple met each other while performing in a revival of the play Anna Christie on Broadway in 1993.

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Neeson and wife Natasha welcomed their first child, Micheal Richard Antonio, on 22nd June 1995 in Dublin and their second son, Daniel Jack, on 27th August 1996 in New York City. In 1998, Daily Mirror state that Liam and Richardson's marital relationship was at the edge of divorce due to which Daily Mirror had to pay $85,370 as libel damages.

[ CAPTION: Liam Neeson's wife and sons ][ SOURCE: Pinimg ]

Later, the couple donated all those money to victims of the Omagh bombing in August 1998. On 18th March 2009, Natasha Richardson suffered from several head injuries in a skiing accident at the Mont Tremblant Resort in Quebec, Canada. Due to several head injuries, she died and her all body organs were donated.  

Liam Neeson Net worth

Liam Neeson earns a huge sum of money in his career. He has featured in several movies and TV series through which he obtains a decent sum of money. As per other sources, Liam earning in the year 2008 was $5 million which rise up to $20 million in 2012 and $32 million in 2013.

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Here is the list of his earning from the several movies since 1993:

  • Non-Stop $20,000,000 in 2014
  • Taken 3 $20,000,000 in 2014
  • Taken 2 $15,000,000 in 2012
  • The Dark Knight Rises $2,000,000 in 2012
  • Battleship $10,000,000 in 2012
  • Wrath of the Titans $7,000,000 in 2012
  • Clash of the Titans $5,000,000 in 2010
  • Taken $5,000,000 in 2008
  • Batman Begins $2,000,000 in 2005
  • Love Actually $250,000 in 2003
  • Gangs of New York $2,000,000 in 2002
  • K-19 : The Widowmaker $3,000,000 in 2002
  • Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace $2,500,000 in 1999
  • Nell $500,000 in 1994
  • Schindler’s List $1,500,000 in 1993
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Moreover, Liam and his wife, Richardson had purchased $3,710,000 house in Millbrook, New York and $2.5 million house in France. Allocating information from several sources, it is found out that the net worth of Liam Neeson as per 2018 is estimated around $90 million.

April 11, 2018
First published on:April 11, 2018
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