Born as Eric Banadinović, Eric Bana is an Australian comedy-drama actor. He was famous for his role in the Chopper (2000) for which he was given the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor. He also became popular in Hollywood for portraying the roles of Hector in the historical war drama film, Troy (2004) and for his title character in the Marvel Comics movie, Hulk (2003).
Eric grew up in Australia. Even at a young age, Eric showed a lot of love for acting — often mimicking other people such as his grandfather and his teachers. His first acting job was at a bar where he used to work as a barman. He tried doing stand up comedy while working there but he didn’t continue as the pay wasn’t enough for him.
Eric got an invitation to appear on Tonight Live (1993), a night talk show which opened the door for him in the entertainment industry. He was recruited to join the sketch comedy series, Full Frontal (1993) where he worked as an actor and writer. Soon, he hosted his own show, The Eric Bana Show Live (1996-1997).
Eric starred in several Australian films including The Castle (1997), Black Hawk Down (2001), and The Nugget (2002). Later, he appeared in Hollywood movies such as Star Trek (2009), Lone Survivor (2013), and Deliver Us from Evil (2014). He also appeared in many television series that include All Saints (1999-2000), Top Gear (2009), and Dirty John (2018).
What is the nationality of Eric Bana?
Born in Melbourne, Australia, Eric Bana is an Australian with Croatian and German ancestry.
How old is Eric Bana?
Eric Bana is turning 52 years old on August 9, 2020. His star sign is Leo.
How tall is Eric Bana and how much does he weigh?
Eric Bana stands at a towering height of 6ft2 or 189cm and weighs around 205lbs or 93kgs.
How much is Eric Bana’s net worth?
Eric Bana has a net worth of $40 million, working as an actor and comedian.
Is Eric Bana married or single?
Yes, Eric Bana has been married to Rebecca Gleeson for 23 years. They recently explained why they moved back to Australia from Hollywood. As it turns out, Eric and Rebecca are just happier living in Australia with their children.
Does Eric Bana have any children?
Yes, Eric Bana and Rebecca Gleeson have a son named Klaus and a daughter named Sofia.
What ethnicity is Eric Bana?
Although Eric Bana is an Australian, he has a Croatian and German descent. His father is originally from Zagreb, Croatia while his mother is from Mannheim, Germany.