Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson is a famous actor, director, and producer in America. In the acting industry, he is famous for the ‘action hero’ roles played by him.
He was born on January 3, 1956, in Peekskill, New York, United States of America. Gibson was the director and producer of the epic film ‘Braveheart’ which came in 1995.
He won ‘Academy Award for Best Director’ and ‘Golden Globe award’ for such a masterpiece work.
He is 5 feet 10 inches tall in height and his weight is 97 kg.
He has a mixed ethnicity, including Irish, Scottish, English, Welsh, Northern Irish, and Scots-Irish.
In the family of Gibson, he was born as a 6th child among the 11 children. His birth name was given as ‘Mel Colmcille.’ Hutton Gibson and Anne Patricia (Death:1990) gave birth to their second son who was Mel Gibson.
Eva Mylott, an opera contralto (who lived from 1875-1920) was Gibson’s paternal grandmother.
John Hutton Gibson, who remained a tobacco businessman millionaire in Southern America was his paternal grandfather.
Donal, Gibron’s younger brother has also made his career in acting. Gibson was having dual citizenship of America and Irish due to her mother.
In addition, he is also considered as a perennial inhabitant of Australia.
During the time of high school, Gibson received his education from the Congregation of Christian Brothers member’s in Wahroonga at Saint Leo’s Catholic College.
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Mel Gibson got married to Robyn Denise Moore in 1980 in a Catholic Church located in the regions of Forestville. They have one elder daughter and six sons.
In the year 2006, Mel and Robyn got separated. In 2009, Robyn took the first step to getting separated from Gibson by filing a divorce with the issue of conflicting dissimilarities which costed the highest settlement to Gibson in the Hollywood so far.
Later in 2009, Gibson got engaged with Grigorieva and has a daughter named Lucia. In 2010, Grigorieva submitted an order to restrict Gibson from meeting her and Lucia. Grigorieva charged Gibson in case of domestic violence.
In the year 2014, Gibson started a relationship with Rosalind Ross, a writer, and past equestrian vaulter champion. Both of them had a son named, Lord Gerard.
In terms of political views, Gibson could be referred to as a ‘neoconservative’ person.
During the time of 1995, Gibson talked about president Bill Clinton in an interview. He mentioned Clinton as a ‘self-seeker person.’
At the time of 2004, he voiced up against the ‘embryonic stem-cell research’ which was funded with the taxpayer. He mentioned that the research was involving the vast destruction of the human embryos.
In an interview with Jorge Ramos in 2016, he said that he didn’t give any vote for either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump during the elections.
Mel Gibson took his education from the National Institute of Dramatic Art, Sydney. In 1977, he entered into a film debut for ‘Summer City’ during his education time.
After completing his graduation, he went to the ‘Southern Australian Theatre Company’ and started working on the film ‘Mad Max.’ In the 1990s, he served the personal as well as commercial projects.
Recently, Gibbon starred in ‘Machete Kills’ in 2013. In 2014, he starred in the film ‘The Expendables 3.’ In 2017, he got a lead entry in the film ‘Dragged Across Concrete.’
After attaining a good success in the Hollywood industry, Gibson shifted towards producing and directing business.
In 1989, he formed ‘Icon Productions’ together with Bruce Davey for the main purpose of producing ‘Hamlet.’ Gibson also performed several supporting roles including ‘The Singing Detective’ and ‘The Million Dollar Hotel.’
Mel Gibson gives huge credit to the people who taught him about the filmmaking industry.
Richard Donner, Peter Weir, and George Miller played a greater role in teaching him. In 1993, Gibson came with his directorial debut for ‘The Man Without a Face.’ Later, he attained great success with ‘Braveheart.’
Gibson was the first person to be regarded as the ‘Sexiest Man’ in 1985. He received huge honor and awards which include some of the following:
- Academy Award for Braveheart
- Australian Film Institute Award for Tim and Gallipoli
- People’s Choice Awards
- Showest Award
- American Cinematheque Award
Apart from this, he was honored with major titles and fellowships. He appeared in several films as a supporting actor and lead role also. Some notable film works include:
- Mad Max Series
- The Year of Living Dangerously
- The Man Without a Face (Director)
- The Bounty
- The Beaver
- The Passion of the Christ (Director)
- Hacksaw Ridge (Director)
- Braveheart (Director)
- Lethal Weapon Series
- Apocalypto (Director)
- Mercedes CLS 500 ($100,000)
- 2008 Smart ($5000)
- Lexus LS 600 ($80,000)
- 2008 Maserati Quattroporte ($30,000)
- Gulfstream V ($40,000,000)
- Mago Island ($15,000,000)
- Tangambalanga Farm, Australia ($5,000,000)
- Hacienda Dorada ($35,000,000)
- Malibu Estate ($17,500,000)
- Malibu Home ($11,500,000)
- Old Mill Farm, Connecticut ($24,000,000)
Mel Gibson Net Worth
Gibson is the owner of several properties in Malibu, Costa Rica, Australia, and California.
In Fiji, he has a private island. In 20014, Gibson paid $15 million to purchase the Mago Island in the regions of Fiji. Currently, Mel Gibson has a net worth of $425 million.
Earlier, he had a net worth of $850 million. But, in settling his divorce agreement, he had to lose half of his wealth.
Mel Gibson Social Profile
Mel Gibson is actively taking participation in social media. He is active on some of the famous social sites including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
On his Facebook account, he is having above 122.9k followers. On Twitter, his followers are above 23.8k and on Instagram, the number is above 149k.
l It’s all happening too fast. I’ve got to put the brakes on or I’ll smack into something.
l A woman should be home with the children, building that home and making sure there’s a secure family atmosphere.
l Above all, a film is a business… Independence is a really cool thing as you can be a bit bolder, and take a few more chances with what you do.