Who is Javier Bardem? Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Javier Bardem

Spanish actor and environmentalist Javier Bardem hails from the Canary Islands. In a supporting role in his debut blockbuster film, he first gained attention. Javier reportedly changed jobs ten times, which resulted in evictions and the hunger of his children. Javier comes from a long family of filmmakers that dates back to the very beginning.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name:Javier Bardem
Real Name/Full Name:Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem
Age:54 years old
Birth Date:1 March 1969
Birth Place:Canary Islands, Spain
Weight:84 Kg
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Wife/Spouse (Name):Penelope Cruz (m. 2010)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):Yes (Leo Encinas, Luna Encinas)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name):N/A
Is Javier Bardem Gay?:No
Profession:Spanish Actor
Net Worth in 2024:$25 million

Javier Bardem Biography

Javier Bardem was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. His father, Jose Carlos Encinas, was the son of a cattle rancher, and his mother is an actress. Javier’s parents divorced soon after his birth. His mother nurtured him as an older sibling during his formative years. Leukemia caused his father’s death in 1995. He is the grandson of Rafael Bardem, an actor who was also a member of the family of filmmakers, as was previously mentioned. He also has a political history because Franco jailed his uncle Juan Antonio for making anti-fascist movies.

Javier Bardem Age, Height And Weight

Javier Bardem was born on 1 March 1969, He is 54 years old as of 2024. He stands 1.81 meters tall and weighs 84 kilograms.

Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem


When he was just 20 years old, he made his acting debut in a small part in The Ages of Lulu, his first big-budget film. His English Speaking World is where his greatest talent first became apparent. The first person to approach him was John Malkovich in 1997, but Javier turned down the offer since he considered his English was still subpar at the time. Director Alex de la Iglesia cast him in his first English-speaking role as a Santeria-trained backrobber.

He has also appeared in the movies “No Country for Old Men,” “The Coen Brothers,” and the adaptation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Colombian novel “Love in the Time of Cholera.” He was the first Spaniard to receive an Oscar for this performance.

Javier Bardem Net Worth

Javier Bardem’s net worth is predicted to be close to $25 million as of February 2024. He made the most of his money because of his exceptional acting talent and excellent English communication skills.

Without a question, Javier Bardem is a legend in the Spanish film business. Despite having a lot of difficulties that required him to change occupations ten times in order to make a living, He would never take up a job offer until he was certain he could do it successfully. He almost serves as an example because he overcame such obstacles to reach such heights.

Javier Bardem Wife, Marriage

Javier Bardem is a husband and father. Penelope Cruz and he were wed in July 2010. Leo Encinas and Luna Encinas are their two children. Unlike any other Spanish male, Javier speaks English very well in addition to his native language of Spanish. He also enjoys listening to heavy metal music a lot. He declared to the media in September 2018 that he would be acting alongside his wife at the Toronto International Film Festival. He claimed during the festival that he found acting alongside his wife to be natural and simple. Additionally, in 2014, he contributed his name to an open letter calling Israel’s acts “genocide.” Catholicism was Bardem’s upbringing.