Introducing you to the lead character of the ITV series Chancer from 1990 to 1991, Clive Owen is an English actor. He received critical acclaim for his work in the movie ‘Close My Eyes.’ Previously he was a struggled writer in a croupier before receiving international attention for his performance in different films.

Owen is one of a handful of stars who is best known for his art-house films. He is typically cast for characters whose primary traits are a balance of physical strength, intellect, conflicting soul and forceful will. Owen made his acting debut when 13 years old in the 1988 film ‘Vroom.’

Quick Info
Birth NameClive Owen
BornOctober 3, 1964
Age56 yrs
MotherPamela Owen
Weight87 kg
WivesSarah-Jane Fenton
ChildrenHannah Owen, Eve Owen
Net Worth$30 million

Clive Owen

Where was Clive Owen born?

All in shock, this hottie still got all possibilities to date a young teen who is 54 years old now. Born on October 3, 1964, in Keresley Coventry, United Kingdom, Clive Owen’s childhood was messed up. He describes his childhood as ‘Rough.’ He was the fourth of the five sons born to Pamela and Jess Owen. His father was a western singer who left his family when Owen was 3 years old. He was raised by his mother and stepfather.

What is Clive’s educational detail?

He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. After graduation, he started to work at the Young Vic, performing in different Shakespearean plays. Initially, he opposed drama school but changed his mind after long and fruitless searching for work in 1984. Clive was exceptionally well during his acting class and was exceptionally good at acting. He joined the Young Vic Theatre Company after so many plays.

What is the distinctive feature of Clive Owen?

Clive Owen is 56 years. He stands 1.88 m tall and weighs about 87 kg. His dark brown hair and grey eyes pop out as the main character. He is a Libra. Clive is straight with an athletic body build. 

Clive Owen

How did Clive Owen begin his career?

Starting his career from 1987 to date, he has actively worked in the show business industry. He has initially struggled to be in the position he is now. Nevertheless, he is now one of the known actors. Let us learn more about his career.

Tv Shows

Before getting into movies, Clive Owen’s career was in television. He started his journey as Gideon Sarn in a BBC production of Precious Bane and the Channel 4 film Vroom. He won critical acclaim for his performance, like Stephen Poliakoff’s film Close My Eyes(1991). It was about a brother-sister pair who embarked on a love affair. His appearance in The Magician, Class of ’61, Century, Nobody’s Children, An Evening with Gary Lineker, Doomsday Gun, Return of the Native, and a Carlton production called Sharman, about a private detective was phenomenal.


His significant move in Hollywood was The Rich Man’s Wife alongside Halle. In the movie Croupier, directed by Mike Hodges, he played a struggling actor who takes a job in a London casino. After all this, he tried something new and appeared as an accident-prone driver in Split Second.

He became known to the audiences of North America in 2001 after doing ‘The Driver’ in The Hire (a series of short films sponsored by BMW). Similarly, he also appeared in Robert Altman’s Gosford Park. He worked with Emily Watson, Tom Hollander, Maggie Smith, and Michael Gambon. Clive did many other movies like I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead, Beyond Borders, King Arthur.

In 2006, Clive Owen starred in children of men. He even justified the paranoid political thriller character in the movie The international (2009). Clive loved experimenting with new textures. Moreover, he also played the lead role in adapting the book The Boys Are Back in Town by Simon Carr.


Moreover, Clive Owen being a die heart fan of Liverpool FC, narrated the fly on the wall documentary series of Being: Liverpool. Recently, in 2019, Clive played the role of the defrocked Reverend T. Lawrence Shannon in the West End theatre production of Tennessee Williams’ The Night of the Iguana at the Noël Coward Theatre.  He also played Dovid Rapaport in The Song of Names in 2019.

His significant achievement was when Owen became a patron of the Electric Palace Cinema. He launched an appeal for funds to repair deteriorating elements of the fabric. Moreover, this talented star has starred in several stage productions and appeared on TV shows like The Knick and Extras.

Clive Owen

Who is Clive Owen’s wife?

It’s always heartbreaking to hear a handsome man knotting ties. But we are very happy for Clive Owen for succeeding in his personal life. He married Sarah-Jane Fenton. She is known for her movies The Tall Guy (1989), A Good Man in Africa (1994), and The Bachelor (1990). 

Furthermore, this couple married in  March 1995. They have two beautiful children named Hannah Owen, born in 1997, and Eve Owen, born in 1999.

What are Clive’s favorites and hobbies?

Talking about his favorites, he always favored Humphery Bogart as actor, gravity, and invasion of the body as favorite movies, David Bowie as a famous musician, and Liverpool FC as a favorite club.

Furthermore, all people all over the world believe Clive is a charming young man. He was placed number 5 in Elle magazine’s ” 15 sexiest Man” poll, which ranked him number 25 in the list of 100 sexiest stars.

What is the net worth of Clive Owen?

The English actor Clive Owen has gained immense popularity. Moreover, he has also earned a handsome amount of money from his acting career. He is living a luxurious lifestyle with his family. Owen has a net worth of $30 million.

Has Clive Owen won any awards?

Clive Owen was nominated for Academy Awards, USA (2005), Golden Globes USA (2015), Golden Globe (2013), and Primetime Emmy Awards (2012). He won BAFTA Awards in 2005 Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a ‘Closer’ movie. Moreover, he also won the Golden Globe in 2005 for Best Performance by an Actor for film Hemingway and Gellhorn. Clive got nominated for other awards like Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, Australian Film Institute, Awards Circuit Community Awards, and ACCA for best cast ensemble.

Is Owen socially active?

Clive Owen is not that active on social media. He has an Instagram handle of  @cliveowenofficial with 26k followers. Furthermore, day by day, he is getting less closer and maintaining distance with his fans and media.