Sam Worthington is an Australian actor and writer. He portrays Jake Sully in the Avatar film series, Marcus Wright in Terminator Salvation and Perseus in Clash of the Titans as well as its sequel Wrath of the Titans. He then transitioned to more dramatic roles, appearing in Everest, Hacksaw Ridge, The Shack, Manhunt: Unabomber and Fractured. He also voiced the protagonist, Captain Alex Mason in the video games Call of Duty: Black Ops and Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

Birth Name

Samuel Henry John Worthington

Nickname

Sam

Profession

Actor, Writer

Nationality

Australian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Sam Worthington was born on the 2nd of August 1976, in Godalming, Surrey, England.

Age

He’s currently 43 years old.

Sun Sign

Leo

Ethnicity

White

Religion

Christianity

Education

Sam He attended John Curtin College of the Arts, a school specialising in the dramatic arts, located in Fremantle, Western Australia, where he studied drama but did not graduate. At age 19, while working as a bricklayer, he auditioned for the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and was accepted with a scholarship.

Family Details

  • Father – Ronald W. Worthington (Worked at a power plant)
  • Mother – Jeanne Martyn (Housewife)
  • Siblings – Lucinda Worthington (Sister), Bruce Worthington (Brother)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Sam Worthington has dated –

  • Maeve Dermody (2004-2007) – Sam Worthington started going out with actress Maeve Dermody in 2004. They dated for more than three years before decided to go separate ways in 2007.

  • Natalie Mark (2008-2011) – Worthington met makeup artist Natalie Mark while she was working with the management company that was representing him. They seemed very much in love and Sam even credited her for keeping him grounded. However, they had separated by January 2011 with their last public appearance being in October 2010 at the basketball game in New York.

  • Crystal Humphries (2010-2011) – Sam reportedly moved with Crystal Humphries by the end of 2010 after his relationship with Natalie Mark collapsed. He debuted his new relationship on the red carpet at the Los Angeles premiere of his new thriller Man on a Ledge (2012).
  • Sophie Monk (2013) – Worthington dated actress and singer Sophie Monk briefly in the summer of 2013 after they were spotted on a date in Melbourne. They went out for a couple of months before mutually ending their relationship due to differences in their personality.

  • Lara Bingle (2013-Present) – Sam met model Lara Bingle in New York City in September 2013 after being introduced by a mutual friend Natalie Imbruglia. On 18 October 2013, Worthington had confirmed rumours of a relationship with fellow Australian, model Lara Bingle. They married on 28 December 2014 and had a son, Rocket Zot, in 2015. In October 2016, Bingle and Worthington had their second child, another son, Racer.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 80 kg
  • In Pounds – 176 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 42-15-33
  • Chest – 42 in or 107 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 15 in or 38 cm
  • Waist – 33 in or 84 cm

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Light Brown

Shoe Size

His shoe size is 12.5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Sam portrays Jake Sully in the Avatar film series, Marcus Wright in Terminator Salvation, and Perseus in Clash of the Titans as well as its sequel Wrath of the Titans. He then transitioned to more dramatic roles, appearing in Everest (2015), Hacksaw Ridge (2016), The Shack (2017), Manhunt: Unabomber (2017) and Fractured (2019).

Film Debut

In 2000, Sam made his first film appearance release Bootmen as Mitchell Okden.

Television Debut

In 2000, Sam guest appeared in an episode of legal drama series JAG as Dunsmore.

Brand Endorsements

Sam has appeared in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 ad.

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryTitleResult
2000AFI AwardBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading RoleBootmenNominated
2002FCCA AwardBest Supporting Actor – MaleDirty DeedsWon
2004AFI AwardBest Actor in a Leading RoleSomersaultWon
FCCA AwardBest Actor – MaleSomersaultWon
IF AwardBest ActorSomersaultWon
2009Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Fresh Face MaleTerminator SalvationNominated
Australians in Film Breakthrough AwardAustralians in FilmAvatar
2010Saturn AwardBest ActorAvatarWon
Australian Film Institute International Award for Best ActorBest ActorAvatarWon
Empire AwardBest ActorAvatarWon
Giffoni AwardWon
Kid’s Choice AwardsCutest CoupleAvatarNominated
MTV Movie AwardsBest FightAvatarNominated
Best KissAvatarNominated
ShoWest AwardMale Star of the YearWon
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: FightAvatarNominated
Choice Movie Actor: Sci-FiAvatarWon
Choice Movie Actor: FantasyClash of the TitansNominated

Sam Worthington Favorites

  • Favorite Movies – Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Mad Max 2 (1981), The Year of Living Dangerously (1982), Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Die Hard (1988)
  • Favorite Singers – Bernard Fanning, Xavier Rudd

Sam Worthington Net worth

Sam Worthington has an estimated net worth of $26 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Sam doesn’t have any social media account.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sam Worthington

  • After he dropped out of college, he got $400 from his father, who sent him to Cairns and asked him to earn his way back to home.
  • When he applied for admission at the National Institute of Dramatic Art, he was 19 years old and working as a bricklayer for financial support.
  • In 2009, the GQ Australia magazine named him the “Man of the Year.” He had to share the honor with Russell Crowe and Eric Bana.
  • In 2010, the Madison magazine selected him as Australia’s Most Stylish Male Celebrity.
  • In November 2010, Worthington told GQ Australia that he went to audition, but wasn’t told what it was for and got annoyed.
  • In 2012, Worthington starred in the sequel to Clash of the Titans, called Wrath of the Titans, alongside Liam Neeson.
  • In 2012, Worthington starred as Nick Cassidy in Man on a Ledge, a suspense-thriller film directed by Asger Leth.
  • In November 2012, Worthington was pepper-sprayed and handcuffed by the staff at the Vortex Bar in Atlanta after he pushed doorman for denying him entry. He was later handed over to police authorities.
  • In February 2014, he was arrested by New York City police after he clocked a press member, Sheng Li for allegedly kicking his then girlfriend Bingle in the shin. The court ordered him to stay away from Li for six months.
  • In 23 February 2014, Worthington was arrested in New York City for assault, after punching a paparazzo, Sheng Li, who allegedly kicked Bingle in the shin. Video footage of the incident depicts Worthington referring to Bingle as his wife, furthering speculation about the pair’s marital status.
  • In 2019, Worthington starred as Ray Monroe in the Netflix thriller film Fractured.
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