Sharlto Copley is the popular South African actor, producer, and director who have given great movies in the Hollywood. He was born on 27 November 1973 in Pretoria, South Africa and was raised by his family there.
His films in which he has directed and produced has been screened at the Cannes Film Festival and has also delivered great commercials and Music videos.
He is widely known for his different roles in the various genres of the movies; he is known widely for movie District 9, Elysium, Maleficent, and A-Team.
These movies are all different, and the concept is also different in which he has been successful to attract the audience and lure them towards the movie theater.
His movie District 9 was nominated for Oscar for his role of Wikus Van der Merwe in the science fiction genre.
He started his career at the age of 22 after leaving his high school. He did not pursue his further studies and entered in the industry to find his space. His hunger for success and desire for the best shot and direction has brought this stage in his life.
He let his studios for the director Neill Blomkamp and worked together as a partner for the upcoming projects. His first movie was Alive in Joburg which was released in the year which was produced by himself, his role was a sniper and was one of the major roles in the movie.
The best time in his career came when District 9 was released in his lead role as Wikus van der Merwe and was nominated for numerous awards. His next movie The A-Team also did very well at the box office, and critics responded well on his acting.
Recently he was appreciated for his acting in the latest movies like Maleficent and Elysium. He has not been part of the TV shows till now, but he is about to cast in the upcoming TV series Power as Christian Walker.
Apart from his professional career, his personal life is also great. He has been dating Tanit Phoenix for the January 2012 who is an actress and fashion model.
His girlfriend lives in Capt Town as well as in Los Angeles with him, and the couple is reported to be very happy together which rules out the rumor about being gay.
His involvement in the movie industry has helped him grow as an actor and the director. He has got a chance to work with lots of great directors and producers with whom he has acquired numerous qualities.
He stands tall with his 6 feet height and looks great and confident in his movies and programs. There are not any details about his weight, but it’s clear from his movies that he has well maintained his body.
In his recent interview on the TV, he said, he has been doing great in both acting and directing. His recent success as a negative role has given him a huge boost to work in the next projects and is always keen to learn new things and ideas.
He has also decided to work in the TV series and entertain the people regularly in the small screen.
This good looking star has the net worth of $15 million and is working hard to develop his career. At the age of 43, he still has got many things to give to this industry and make a name for himself.
He is very fond of the social media and is an active member of Facebook and Twitter. He keeps on uploading new pictures via Instagram but never the shirtless pictures.
Beautiful wife. Beautiful fans. Beautiful venue… Lots of gunfire…. #freefire #bfi
— sharlto copley (@sharlto) October 17, 2016
We can easily find the biography about this talented superstar over Wiki and IMDb.