Nicolas Cage Biography: Movies, Net Worth, Age, Spouse, Meme, Children, Twitter, Son, IMDb, Wives, Wikipedia, Height, Parents, Wives
Nicolas Kim Coppola (born January 7, 1964), addressed professionally as Nicolas Cage, is a celebrated actor, TV personality and filmmaker from the United States.
One of the most well-known actors in Hollywood is Nicolas Cage. He is currently one of Hollywood’s most brilliant performers, whether it’s due to his flexibility or the discovery of the new acting technique known as method acting.
Nicolas Cage comes from a respectable family where his mother and father were both well-known performers in their respective industries while estranged. He shares a family link with Francis Ford Coppola but changed his name to forge a unique Hollywood character free of any ties to his roots. He left high school early to pursue a career as an actor.
Teenage comedies like Valley Girl and Fast Times at Ridgemont High marked the beginning of his career as an actor. Nicolas Cage worked hard on his own for a few years before getting roles in movies like The Cotton Club, Birdy, Moonstruck, Vampire’s Kiss, Wild At Heart, and Leaving Las Vegas, choosing not to capitalize on his uncle’s success.
In big box office successes like Con Air, City of Angels, National Treasure, The Weather Man, Ghost Rider, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Knowing, and The Croods, he also grabbed the audience’s attention with his spine-tingling performances.
Aside from acting, Nicolas Cage is a huge comic book collector, the owner of several exotic animals, and a car enthusiast.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Nicolas Kim Coppola|
|Stage Name:||Nicolas Cage|
|Born:||7 January 1964 (age 59 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Long Beach, California, United States|
|Parents:||August Coppola, Joy Vogelsang|
|Siblings:||Christopher Coppola, Marc Coppola|
|Wife • Spouse:||Riko Shibata (m. 2021), Erika Koike (m. 2019–2019), Alice Kim (m. 2004–2016), Lisa Marie Presley (m. 2002-2004), Patricia Arquette (m. 1995-2001)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Kristen Zang (en. 1993-1994), Lisa Stothard (1990), Ami Dolenz (1988), Christina Fulton (1988-1991), Brooke Shields (1987-1988), Maria Conchita Alonso (1987)|
|Children:||Weston Cage, Kal-El Cage|
|Occupation:||Actor • Filmmaker|
|Net Worth:||US$25 million|
Early Life & Education
August Coppola (father), a literature professor, and Joy Vogelsang (mother), a dancer and choreographer, are his parents. Nicolas Cage was born into the world on January 7, 1964, in Long Beach, California, United States. He was brought up as a devout Catholic and of Italian, German, and Polish ancestry.
He is the nephew of Gian-Carlo Coppola, Sofia Coppola, and Roman Coppola, as well as the famed film director Francis Ford Coppola. Additionally, he has two brothers named Christopher Coppola and Marc Coppola. His grandparents are Carmine Coppola, Italia Coppola, Robert Albert Vogelgesang, and Louise Adrianne Vogelsang.
Although Nicolas Cage attended Beverly Hills High School, he was never very engaged in academics because he knew from an early age that he wanted to be an actor. In order to enrol at UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television, he quit school.
Nicolas Cage changed his name from Nicolas Coppola to Nicolas Cage, taking the character Luke Cage from Marvel Comics since he didn’t want to be associated with the reputation of his wealthy uncle. In 1981, he made his television debut.
Fast Times at Ridgemont High, a coming-of-age film, was Nicolas Cage‘s big-screen debut in 1982. The next year, Valley Girl, which was his subsequent movie, was released. He made an appearance in Francis Ford Coppola‘s 1983 film Rumble Fish.
He starred in the 1984 movie Birdy, for which he allegedly had two teeth pulled to fit the part properly. Nicolas Cage has established a reputation for his intense acting and charisma. He starred in Francis Ford Coppola‘s The Cotton Club and appeared in Racing with the Moon the following year.
He co-starred with Kathleen Turner in the comedy-drama Peggy Sue Got Married in 1986. Francis Ford Coppola again helmed this, and the movie was a great box office success. Nicolas Cage co-starred with Cher in his first critically acclaimed film, Moonstruck, which was released in 1987. He also made an appearance in the film Raising Arizona that same year.
He consented to consume a live cockroach as part of his character as Peter Leow in the 1989 film Vampire’s Kiss. This position propelled him to fame. Nicolas Cage had a very busy year in 1990 as he appeared in four different movies: Tempo di uccidere, Fire Birds, Wild At Heart, and Zandalee.
He starred in several film office successes throughout the 1990s, including Honeymoon in Vegas, Guarding Tess, Kiss of Death, Leaving Las Vegas, The Rock, Con Air, Face/Off, City of Angels, and the Bringing Out the Dead paramedic production. In addition to being cast in Adaptation and Ridley Scott‘s drama Matchstick Men, both of which were released the following year, he made his directing debut with the movie Sonny in 2002.
In 2004, Nicolas Cage appeared in the box office sensation National Treasure alongside Jon Voight and Harvey Keitel. The following year, he appeared in the popular movies Lord of War and the Wealthier Man. He appeared in The Wicker Man, a 2006 horror movie that was a remake of the same-titled British classic. The movie received mediocre reviews and performed mediocrely at the box office. He appeared in World Trade Center and Too Tough to Die the same year.
The actor had a very successful year in 2007 thanks to a number of blockbuster films, including Ghost Rider, The Dresden Files, and the follow-up, National Treasure: Book of Secrets. He produced a comic book called Voodoo Child that same year. He played a contract killer in the movie Bangkok Dangerous in 2008, and the following year he appeared in the critically acclaimed movie Knowing.
Nicolas Cage had a magical 2010 thanks to his roles in the historical drama Season of Witch and the commercial success The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. He also played the sorcerer Balthazar.
He appeared in several movies between 2011 and 2013, including Trespass, Seeking Justice, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, and the animated movie The Croods.
- The Rock (1996)
- Face/Off (1997)
- National Treasure (2004)
- Con Air (1997)
- Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
- Lord of War (2005)
- City of Angels (1998)
- Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
- National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
- Raising Arizona (1987)
Awards & Achievements
- For the film Vampire’s Kiss, he received the Sitges Film Festival Award for Best Actor in 1989.
- He received the Best Actor Oscar in 1995 for the film Leaving Las Vegas.
- For The Rock, he received the 1997 Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor.
- In 1998, Award for the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- The California State University awarded him an Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts in 2001.
- For his work in The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, he received the 2009 Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor.
In 1988, Nicolas Cage dated Christina Fulton; they later got pregnant and had Weston Coppola Cage.
On April 8, 1995, he wed Patricia Arquette, and they later got divorced. He asked her to marry him the day after they first met, but she didn’t say yes until much later.
On August 10, 2002, he wed Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of Elvis Presley. The following year, the couple filed for divorce, which was finalized two years later. On July 30, 2004, he wed Alice Kim, a former waitress. On October 3, 2005, a son named Kal-El Cage was born to them. 2016 saw the couple’s divorce.
He wed Erika Koike, a make-up artist, in Las Vegas in March 2019 but filed for an annulment four days later. On February 16, 2021, Nicolas Cage wed his Japanese girlfriend, Riko Shibata. The couple announced they were expecting their first child together in 2022.
Nicolas Cage was formerly married to Erika Koike (2019), Alice Kim Cage (2004-2016), Lisa Marie Presley (2002-2004) and Patricia Arquette (1995-2001).
He was also engaged to Kristen Zang (1993-1994).
Nicolas Cage has been a boyfriend to Lisa Stothard (1990), Ami Dolenz (1988), Christina Fulton (1988-1991), Brooke Shields (1987-1988) and Maria Conchita Alonso (1987).
He has four grandchildren: Lucian Augustus Coppola Cage, Venice Zohar Cage Coppola, Sorin Reid Coppola Cage, and Cyress Zara Cage Coppola. His children are Weston Cage and Kal-El Cage.
Nicolas Cage managed to maintain a comfortable lifestyle throughout his remarkable career and celebrity by earning more than US$170 million.
However, he lost most of his wealth due to his wild lifestyle, and experts today believe that Nicolas Cage only has US$25 million in his bank account as net worth.
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