Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson, better known as Mel Gibson is an American actor/ director and producer who was born on the 3rd of January, 1956 (his current age is 58 years old) in Peekskill, New York, United States of America.
He was born on the 6th out of 11 children to his mother Anne Patricia but was her second child with Hutton Gibson. His other was an Irish, and his name “Mel” was also derived from the name of an Irish saint known as Saint Mel.
In 1968, after his father was awarded some 145 thousand US dollars, he moved the family to settle in Pymble, Australia. Mel received his basic education there at St Leo’s Catholic College in New South Wales where he was educated by a group named Congregation of Christian Brothers.
He also went to National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Australia, from where he graduated in 1977. He was born in a religious family and thus follows Christianity from his youth.
He is an American citizen by nationality and belongs to a white ethnicity.
He made his film debut in 1977, with Summer City while he was still a student at NIDA. Then in 1979, he got the chance to play the lead role in Mad Max (1979) and then as a mentally slow young man in the movie Tim.
He used to share a 30 dollar per week apartment with his friend and future wife, Robyn. Mel was making a living while also appearing on Australian TV shows like The Sullivans, Cop Shop, and Punishment.
Mel then joined in the War film Attack Force Z, which was released late in 1982 and soon his sequel of Mad Max was also released.
After playing in the romantic thriller The Year of Living Dangerously, he immediately signed for a role in The Bounty.
It was in 1984 when Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome released that Mel got his first salary that crossed a million dollars. In 1990, he starred in Franco Zeffirelli’s dramatic interpretation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
Mel has an average height, and he is about 5 feet and 10 inches tall. Regarding cm, his height is about 177 cm, and his last recorded weight was about 78 kg.
Apart from that, there is nothing worth mentioning about his physicality; he doesn’t have big biceps or abs nor does he have any tattoos.
Yes he has got some shirtless pictures on the internet or his Instagram account and has done some bed scenes in his movies. Having had affairs in the past, he is now a married man and lives with his wife and kids in the USA.
He had had some girlfriends in the past, and some of them include the Russian pianist named Oksana Grigorieva. He was also believed to be dating model Oksana Pochepa, who is also a Russian model/Pop singer.
However he married his old friend and roommate Robyn Denise Moore, who was a nurse on June 7, 1980 in new South Wales, Australia, The couple have a daughter and 6 sons: Edward (b. 1982), Christian (b. 1982), William (b. 1985), Louis (b. 1988), Milo (b. 1990), Thomas (b. 1999). By 2011, they were also grandparents of three kids.
But his successful married life ended when he and Robyn divorced in 2009; rumors state the reason was his arrest for drunk driving.
Being a director now, Mel started his career with acting. He has been in dozens of films and TV shows, and his work is loved and appreciated by millions of fans all over the world.
They express their views on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Besides, to know more about Mel, you can read his biography on sites like Wikipedia or IMDB. His estimated net worth in 2014 is about 425 million US dollars.