Facts of Heath Ledger
|Full Name:||Heath Ledger|
|Net Worth||$16 Million|
|Birth Place||Perth, Western Australia|
|Kids||Matilda Rose Ledger|
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Heath Ledger was a famous Australian Academy Award-winning actor. Unfortunately, the actor passed away at the age of twenty-eight. The actor had already achieved icon status for appearing as iconic characters in iconic movies like ‘The Joker and The Dark Knight.
For his role as the mad villain earned posthumous Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Similarly, he became the first comic-book movie actor to win an Oscar. Heath was one of the best actors of his generation.
The actor, Heath Andrew Ledger was born on April 4th, 1979 in Perth, Western Australia. This marks his age 29 years old as of 2019. His father Kim Ledger is a Car Racer and mother Sally Ledger is a French teacher. At the age of 11, his parents separated. He had two half-sisters: Ashleigh Bell and Olivia Ledger, both of them were born into his parents’ second marriage.
Similarly, he belongs to Australian nationality and holds white ethnicity. Since an early age, he had an interest in acting. He grew up along with her sibling sister Katherine. Recalling about his educational background, he attended the Guildford Grammar School.
The Professional Career of Heath Ledger
Ledger completed his early graduation exams at age 16. He traveled across-country to pursue an acting career. The actor appeared in various small roles in television. Finally, his hard work paid off and his feature film debut came in 1997 in the emotional drama Blackrock. Similarly, this led to a starring role in pilot series Roar backed by Financiers in the United States. The TV series nominated for several awards and exposed Ledger to American audiences.