Who is Luke Wilson?

Luke Wilson is an American actor who is the younger brother of the popular actors, Andrew Wilson and Owen Wilson. He has been actively involved in the entertainment film from 1995 till date. Luke is popularly known for his roles in the films such as ‘Old School’, ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’, ‘Legally Blonde’ and ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. Initially, in his childhood days, Luke was more interested in sports and discovered acting during his college time. He has also won the Lone Star Special Award for Debut of the Year for his performance in Bottle Rocket. He is also known for his active romantic life and had a number of relationships in his life.

Quick Info
Full NameLuke Cunningham Wilson
Birth DateSeptember 21, 1971
Birth PlaceDallas, Texas
FatherRobert Andrew Wilson
MotherLaura Wilson
BrothersAndrew Wilson
Owen Wilson
Age48 years old
Height6 feet (183cm/1.83m)
Weight78 kg (172lbs)
Body Measurement44-33-16 inches
HairDark Brown
Net Worth$30 million


Luke Cunningham Wilson was born on September 21, 1971, in Dallas, Texas. His father, Robert Andrew Wilson was an advertising executive and his mother, Laura Wilson is a photographer. Luke grew alongside his two elder brothers, Andrew Wilson and Owen Wilson who is also an actor. He is currently 48 years old with Virgo star sign.

Luke Wilson

Nationality and Physical Stats

Luke Wilson holds an American nationality and follows Christianity. He is of Irish Catholic descent. Besides, he stands 6 feet (183cm/1.83m) tall and weighs around 78 kg (172lbs). He has an athletic body type which measured 44-33-16 inches respectively. He has a pair of hazel coloured eyes with dark brown hair colour.


Luke Wilson attended St. Mark’s School of Texas. He was also named class president in the first year itself. He was particularly interested in sports while growing up and discovered acting during his time at Occidental College.

Personal Life

Luke Wilson has been in a number of relationships. His first affair at the beginning of his career was with the American actress, Drew Barrymore. He has also dated the American model Joy Bryant in 2003 and other actresses like Gwyneth Paltrow from 2001 to 2002. He also had romantic encounters with Alison Eastwood in 2005, Audra Lynn in 2004 and Jennifer Walcott as well. Currently, he is single and unmarried.

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Luke Wilson has not created any social media accounts to date.



Luke Wilson made his small screen debut in 1998 science fiction drama TV series ‘The X-Files’ in an episode ‘Bad Blood.’ He then appeared in 2002 ‘That 70’s Show’ as Casey Kelso. This show ran till 2005. He also hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’ show in 2004. Likewise, he was then appeared in eleven episodes of 2011 series ‘Enlightened’ as Levi Callow. He was also featured in ‘Drunk History’ as Will Keith Kellogg in 2013. He then appeared as Bill in comedy-drama TV series ‘Roadie’ in 2016 and as Remus in anthology series ‘Room 104’ in 2019. Recently, he gave the main role as Pat Dugan / S.T.R.I.P.E. in superhero teen drama web series ‘Stargirl’ in 2020 which is still running.


Talking about his filmy career, Luke Wilson made his film debut in a short film with a lead role ‘Bottle Rocket’ in 1994. The film was co-written by his brother, Owen Wilson and it was appreciated at several film festivals. He then starred in 1997 films ‘Bongwater,’ ‘Telling Lies in America,’ ‘Best Men’ and in the horror film, ‘Scream 2. He starred in the film ‘Home Fries’ in 1998 along with actress Drew Barrymore. Wilson also starred in ‘Dog Park,’ ‘The X-Files’ and ‘Rushmore’ the same year. Moreover, Luke played the role of Detective Carlson in his 1999 release, ‘Blue Streak’ and also appeared in ‘Kill the Man’ the same year.

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He was also seen in ‘My Dog Skip’ and ‘Committed’ and ‘Charlie’s Angels’ in 2000 and ‘Legally Blonde’ in 2001. Thereafter, he received positive reviews for his performance in the films ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ in 2001 and ‘Old School’ in 2003. Other notable films he appeared in the 2000s were ‘Soul Survivors’ in 2001, ‘The Third Wheel’ in 2002 and ‘Masked and Anonymous’ in 2003. Likewise, Luke gave a hit comedy ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy’ in 2004 and also acted in ‘Around the World in 80 Days,’ ‘Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie’ and ‘Entourage’ the same year.


In the year 2005, he ventured his project as an actor, director and producer in the film ‘The Wendell Baker Story’ as Wendell Baker. The next year he appeared in films including ‘Mini’s First Time,’ ‘My Super Ex-Girlfriend,’ ‘Jackass Number Two’ and ‘Idiocrasy. In 2007, he appeared in the crime comedy ‘You Kill Me’ and horror thriller ‘Vacancy. Over the following years, he featured in many films like ‘Henry Poole Is Here’ in 2008, ‘Tenure’ in 2009, ‘Death at a Funeral’ and ‘Middle Men’ in 2010. He also starred in ‘Meeting Evil’ and ‘Straight A’s’ in 2012.

Furthermore, his other movies during 2014 to 2018 are ‘The Skeleton Twins,’ ‘Ride,’ ‘Dear Eleanor’ in 2014, ‘Playing It Cool,’ ‘Meadowland,’ ‘The Ridiculous 6,’ ‘Concussion’ in 2015, ‘Outlaws and Angels,’ ‘All We Had,’ ‘Approaching the Unknown’ in 2016, ‘Brad’s Status,’ ‘The Girl Who Invented Kissing’ in 2017 and ‘Measure of a Man’ and ‘High Voltage’ in 2018. His recent film projects are ‘The Goldfinch’ and ‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ in 2019 and ‘All the Bright Places’ as James in 2020. He appeared alongside Elle Fanning, Justice Smith, Alexandra Shipp, Virginia Gardner, and others.


Luke Wilson has won the Lone Star Special Award for Debut of the Year for his performance in ‘Bottle Rocket’ in 1996 and has also won the Festival Award at Vail Film Festival for his film ‘The Wendell Baker Story’ in 2005. 

Net Worth

Luke Wilson is one the famous and amazing actor in the Hollywood industry who has appeared in numerous films and TV series. As of 2020, his net worth is approximately $30 million.