Emilio Estevez is a successful American writer, actor, and director, as well as the son of actor Martin Sheen, who developed an early interest in movies. Emilio Estevez rose to prominence as a member of the ‘Brat Pack’ of the 1980s.
How old is Emilio Estevez?
Emilio Estevez was born on May 12, 1962, in Staten Island, New York, to Martin Sheen and Janet Templeton. Ramon Estevez, Charlie Sheen, and Renee Estevez are his siblings. Emilio’s siblings were also successful actors. His zodiac sign is Taurus, and he is of American nationality. He had previously attended a New York City public school, but when his father’s career took off, he transferred to a private academy. In 1968, the family relocated to Malibu. In Malibu, he resumed his education at ‘Santa Monica High School,’ where he made friends with Rob Lowe, Sean, and Chris Penn.
Estevez had an early interest in scriptwriting. When he was eleven years old, he sent a script to the production team of the popular television series ‘Night Gallery,’ which was produced by Rod Serling. Unfortunately, his script was turned down. His father gave him a Handycam when he was eleven. He used the Handycam to make movies and enjoyed acting with his brother Charlie and friends Chris Penn, Rob Lowe, and Sean. During his senior year of high school, he became disinterested in drama and became more interested in sports. He decided to pursue an acting career after graduating from ‘Santa Monica High’ in 1980.
How much is Emilio Estevez’s Net Worth?
The talented artist has an estimated net worth of $18 million. Emilio Estevez’s fortune stems from his work as an actor, writer, and director. The sports comedy ‘The Mighty Ducks,’ released in 1992, was a huge box office success. The film grossed $50,752,337 in the United States, spawning two sequels.
Who is Emilio Estevez’s Wife?
From 1983 to 1986, he was in a relationship with Carey Salley, a ‘Wilhelmina’ model. Taylor Levi and Paloma Estevez, the couple’s son and daughter, were born. He was engaged to Demi Moore for a time before marrying pop singer Paula Abdul in 1992. Two years later, the divorce divorced. Sonja Magdevski, a Macedonian journalist, proposed to him in 2006. They live in a Spanish-style villa in Malibu. They grow vines and sell them under the brand ‘Casa Dumetz.’
How tall is Emilio Estevez?
He stands 5 feet 6 inches tall. He weighs 68 kilograms. His eyes are blue and his hair is dark brown. Furthermore, he has an average body type. Other details, such as his other body parts measurements and dress sizes, are not yet available.
Career line of Emilio Estevez
- In 1979, he accompanied his father to the Philippines for the filming of ‘Apocalypse Now.’ He played the role of a messenger boy in the film, but his character did not survive to the end. After finishing high school, he decided to pursue an acting career.
- To maintain his own identity as an actor, he chose to keep his father’s original surname (Estévez). In 1980, he began to appear in television movies, the most notable of which was ‘ABC’s network’s ‘Seventeen Going on Nowhere.’
- In 1982, he landed the lead role in the film Tex, alongside Matt Dillon. The film, an adaptation of S.E. Hinton’s novel, helped him advance in his career. In 1983, he appeared in Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘The Outsiders,’ an intriguing adaptation of Hinton’s novel.
- He worked with actors such as Dillon, Rob Lowe, Tom Cruise, Patrick Swayze, Ralph Macchio, and Thomas Howell. In 1984, he played ‘Otto Maddox,’ a young punk rocker, in Alex Cox’s film ‘Repo Man.’ The science-fiction comedy went on to become a cult classic.
- He appeared in John Hughes’ comic book drama ‘The Breakfast Club,’ which was released in 1985. The film was well-received by the young audience. In 1985, he collaborated with Tom Cruise on a script for the film ‘That Was Then… This Is Now.’
- He sold it to ‘Paramount Pictures,’ but the film was only moderately successful. Emilio portrayed a college graduate in ‘St. Elmo’s Fire,’ which became the cover story of the magazine ‘New York.’ According to the magazine, he is the leader of the ‘Brat Pack.’
- He appeared in Stephen King’s sole directorial effort, “Maximum Overdrive,” in 1986. Despite the fact that the soundtrack included best-selling singles such as ‘You Shook Me All Night Long,’ ‘Who Made Who,’ and ‘Hells Bells,’ the film failed to impress critics and fans.
- He then directed and starred in the film ‘Wisdom.’ He became one of the youngest stars to write and direct a film as a result of his commercially unsuccessful films.
- In 1987, he played ‘Det. Bill Reimers’ in ‘Stakeout,’ a buddy cop action-comedy film. The film’s sequel, ‘Another Stakeout,’ was a success (1993). In 1988, he achieved success with the release of ‘Young Guns,’ which became a huge box office success.
- However, two years later, its sequel was released, which was not as successful as its predecessor. His first feature film, ‘Men at Work,’ was released in 1990. Despite being panned by critics, the film became a cult classic in video stores. Emilio experienced box office success with the release of a popular ‘Disney’ film, ‘The Mighty Ducks,’ in 1992.
- Emilio also made a cameo appearance in the sequel, ‘D3: The Mighty Ducks.’ In 1996, he directed the film ‘The War at Home,’ which was released.
- For nearly a decade, he had only moderate success with films like ‘Rated X’ and ‘Behind the Green Door.’ After taking a break from acting and directing, he wrote and directed the 2018 film ‘The Public.’ In the film, he also played the character of ‘Stuart Goodson.’ Aside from being an actor and director, he is also an avid vine grower who promotes his products.
Awards and Nominations of Emilio Estevez
He was recognized as the youngest multifaceted Hollywood personality because he demonstrated his abilities as a writer, actor, and director at such a young age. He was also named one of the “Promising New Actors of 1985” in John Willis’ “Screen World.” The film ‘The War at Home,’ which was released in 1996, received positive reviews from critics and received two ‘ALMA’ award nominations. In 2006, he received the ‘Hollywood Film Award’ for his performance and direction in the film ‘Bobby.’ Aside from acting, he also wrote and directed the film. The film also earned him a 7-minute standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival.