Is Sharlto Copley married or dating? Regarding his marital status, Copley is a married man. His wife is none other than South African fashion model/ actress and makeup artist, Tanit Phoenix Copley. The duo started dating from January 2012 and celebrated their wedding after four years on 15 February 2016.
Their wedding party was held in Cape Town, South Africa. From their conjugal life, Copley and his wife are blessed with a daughter. The family often resides in Cape Town and Los Angeles.
Talking about his past love life, Copley was in a serious relationship with Jeanne-Melanie Haasbroek. They dated for about 13 years from 1999 to 2012. Let’s explore in detail about Copley’s wiki and some interesting personal facts about him:
Who is Sharlto Copley?
Born as Sharlto Copley, he landed the planet on 27 November 1973, which makes his age be 46 years old as of 2019. By profession, he is a South African actor who is known for appearing in the Oscar-nominated science fiction film District 9 in the role of Wikus van der Merwe.
He has also portrayed the role of Howling Mad Murdock in the 2010 adaptation of The A-Team and is also noted for her appearance in the science fiction film Elysium as Agent C.M. Kruger. He also gained positive reviews for his role in the science fiction horror film Europa Report as James Corrigan and in the dark fantasy adventure film Maleficent as King Stefan.
Copley is also recognized for appearing in the science fiction film Chappie as the title character. He was also starred in the TV series Powers as Christian Walker.
Early Life and Education
Copley was born in 1973 and his place of birth is in Johannesburg, South Africa. Talking about his family life, he was born to the parents named Dr. Bruce Copley (father) and Linda Stocks (mother). His father used to work as a university professor. He is blessed with a brother named Donovan who is well-recognized for being the lead singer of Hot Water, a Cape Town band.
Talking about his education and academic achievements, he was enrolled at Grahamstown-based St. Andrew’s Preparatory School. He also attended Redhill School in Morningside, Johannesburg.
Career and Professional Life
Copley met director Neill Blomkamp after leaving his high school. Copley was 22 years old at that time and Blomkamp was 6 years younger to him. They started working and supporting together. Copley made a big breakthrough by being the part of Peter Jackson’s and Neill Blomkamp’s District 9. In the movie, he appeared as Wikus van der Merwe.
He was able to earn the Favorite Hero award at the IGN Summer Movie awards in 2009. He also bagged Best Performance award of 2009 for his portrayal of Wikus van der Merwe in District 9.
On 7 June 2010, he was seen as a guest co-host on WWE Raw along with Bradley Cooper and Quinton Jackson. In Europa Report, he was seen in the fictional astronaut James Corrigan in 2013. In the remake of the 2003 South Korean film Oldboy, he played the character of villain Adrian Pryce. His first motion capture performance was Chappie released on 6 March 2015.
Sharlto Copley is married to South African fashion model, Tanit Phoenix (born on 24 September 1980). The couple has an age gap of seven years and carries a perfect matching appearance. They tied their knot on 15 February 2016, in Cape Town, South Africa. They have extended their family life by welcoming a daughter.
Sharlto Copley stands at a tall height of 5 feet 11 ½ inches. His weight is about 82 kilograms and weighs perfectly balanced as per his height. Being an actor, Copley has been following a healthy lifestyle and remains usually under diet and workout plan.
Salary and Net worth
The Oscar-nominated science fiction film District 9 star Sharlto Copley has an estimated net worth of 15 million USD. He has played in various movies and television series making him receive multiple nomination and awards.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Copley is prepared by various wiki sites including IMDb and Wikipedia. Join him on Instagram @sharltocopleyofficial and on @sharlto where he has amassed more than 13k and 18k followers respectively now.