Guy Pearce Biography: Age, Net Worth, Height, Movies, IMDb, Wikipedia, Wife

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Guy Pearce is an Australian actor who gained global recognition for his eclectic roles in television shows and films.

Pearce is well-known for his talent and dedication to his art, and his riveting depictions of complicated characters have drawn in viewers.

From his breakthrough appearance in “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” to his praised performances in “L.A. Confidential” and “Memento,” Pearce has proven himself to be a respected actor in the industry.


  • Full Name: Guy Edward Pearce
  • Date of Birth: October 5, 1967
  • Age: 56 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Profession: Actor, Musician
  • Height: 1.79 m
  • Parents: Stuart Pearce (father), Anne Cocking (mother)
  • Siblings: Tracy (elder sister)
  • Spouse: Kate Mestitz (m. 1997; div. 2015)
  • Children: 1
  • Relationship Status: Dating
  • Partner: Carice van Houten
  • Net Worth: $25 million

Early Life & Education

Guy Pearce, aged 56, was born on October 5, 1967, in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England. When he was three, his family relocated to Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

Pearce’s father, Stuart Pearce, was a Royal New Zealand Air Force pilot and RAF test pilot, while his mother, Anne Cocking, was an English schoolteacher.

Tragically, when Pearce was eight years old, his father died in an aircraft accident. He has an older sister named Tracy.

Pearce attended Geelong College and was a Geelong Society of Dramatic Arts Junior Players member. He developed a passion for acting and performed in various productions during his school years.

Additionally, at 16, Pearce became a competitive amateur bodybuilder and even won the title of Junior Mr. Victoria.

 Personal Life

In March 1997, Pearce married his childhood sweetheart, psychologist Kate Mestitz.

However, after 18 years of marriage, they announced their divorce in October 2015. Following his divorce, Pearce began dating Dutch actress Carice van Houten.

The couple welcomed a son named Monte together in August 2016, marking a new chapter in Pearce’s personal life.


Pearce’s career took off when he landed the role of Mike Young in the Australian soap opera “Neighbours” in 1986.

This role introduced him to a wider audience, and he appeared in other popular television series such as “Home and Away” and “Snowy River: The McGregor Saga.”

His breakthrough in the film industry came with his role as a drag queen in “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” in 1994.

This performance showcased Pearce’s versatility and established him as a talented actor. He went on to star in critically acclaimed films such as “L.A. Confidential,” “Memento,” and “The King’s Speech.”

Pearce has also made significant contributions to Australian cinema, appearing in films like “The Proposition,” “Animal Kingdom,” and “The Rover.”

He has received numerous award nominations for his work, including a Primetime Emmy Award for his role in the miniseries “Mildred Pierce.”

Net Worth

Guy Pearce has achieved considerable success in his career, and his estimated net worth is $25 million.

Through his notable performances and various film and television projects, Pearce has secured his place in the industry.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @guypearce
  • Twitter handle: @TheGuyPearce


  • Heaven Tonight
  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
  • L.A. Confidential
  • Memento
  • The King’s Speech
  • Iron Man 3
  • Alien: Covenant
  • Mary Queen of Scots
  • Memory


  • Broken Bones
  • The Nomad

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