Who is Luke Evans?
Luke George Evans is a well-known Welsh actor and singer. He began his career on stage performing in many of London’s West End productions such as Rent, Miss Saigon, and Piaf before making his film breakthrough in the Clash of the Titans 2010 remake. Following his debut, he went on to be cast in such action and thriller films as Immortals (2011), The Raven (2012), and the re-imagined The Three Musketeers (2011).
He then went on to star as the antagonist Owen Shaw in 2013, in the blockbuster Fast & Furious 6, and also played Bard the Bowman in Peter Jackson’s three-part adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Moreover, he portrayed the vampire Dracula in the character’s 2014 film origin story, Dracula Untold. In 2017, he portrayed Gaston in Disney’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, psychologists William Moulton Marston in the biographical drama Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, and the Coachman in Disney’s live-action remake of Pinocchio (2022). On November 22, 2019, he released his debut album, At Last. The following year, he starred in a three-part miniseries The Pembrokeshire Murders. In 2021, he had a main role in the Hulu drama miniseries Nine Perfect Strangers.
How Old Is Luke Evans?
He is 43 years old as of December 2022, having been born on April 15, 1979, in Pontypool, Wales. Luke shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Emma Watson, Evelyn Ha, Blake Manning, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Aspyn Ovard, and many more.
Luke Evans Family
Who are Luke Evans’s Parents?
He was born to David Evans (Father) and Yvonne Evans (Mother).
Does Luke Evans have Siblings?
He does not have any siblings as he was born as an only child.
Luke Evans Education
He received his education at London Studio Centre where he graduated in 2000.
Luke Evans Marital Status
On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible. However, news on the internet shows that he is openly gay.
Luke Evans Kids
He does not have any kids as of December 2022. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Luke Evans Career
From 200 to 2008, he starred in many West End productions including La Cava, Taboo, Rent, Miss Saigon, and Avenue Q. As well as several fringes shows in London and at the Edinburgh Festival. In 2008, he landed his most significant stage role playing Vincent in the play Small Change written and directed by Peter Gill at the Donmar Warehouse. Because of his performance, he drew the attention of film casting directors and U.S. talent agencies. Moreover, he was nominated for the Evening Standard Award for Oustanding Newcomers.
That same year, he did his second show at the Donmar Warehouse, Piaf in which he played Yves Montand. At the age of 30, he had his first film audition. In 2009, he landed his first film role, playing the Greek god Apollo in the 2010 remake Clash of the Titans. In 2010 also, he appeared in the film Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll as Clive, directed by Matt Whitecross. As the Sheriff of Nottingham’s thug in Robin Hood alongside Matthew Macfadyen (whom he would later play alongside again in The Three Musketeers). And played handyman and good guy Andy in director Stephen Frears’ film Tamara Drewe based on Posy Simmond’s comic strip.
He then went on to portray DI Craig Stokes in Blitz (2011), the film adaptation of Ken Bruen’s novel of the same name. In the film, he starred with Jason Statham and Paddy Considine. Next, he played the Musketeer Aramis in Paul W.S. Anderson’s version of The Three Musketeers (filmed in 2010 and released in 2011). In 2011, he was cast in a lead role in Tarsem Singh’s Greek epic, Immortals in which he played the King of the Gods, Zeus. At the end of 2010, he took a role opposite John Cusack in James McTeigue’s film The Raven, replacing Jeremy Renner.
In the film released in 2012, he played Detective Emmet Fields who investigates a series of murders inspired by the poetry and short stories of Edgar Allan Poe. In 2013, he played the antagonist Owen Shaw in Fast & Furious 6. Whereas in 2014 he played Dracula in the film Dracula Untold? Next, he was cast as Eric Draven in the reboot of The Crow. He then joined the cast of the film High-Rise with Tom Hiddleston and Jeremy Irons in June 2014. The following year in January, he officially exited The Crow to pursue other projects. That same year, GQ named him one of the 50 best-dressed British men. In 2016, he appeared in the thriller film The Girl on the Train, co-starring Emily Blunt.
The following year, he had the villainous role of Gaston in Disney’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, directed by Bill Condon and co-starring Emma Watson. Also, he was set to reprise his role as Gaston in a Beauty and the Beast prequel limited series for Disney+ alongside Josh Gad. Moreover, he played the lead role, William Moulton Marston, the creator of Wonder Woman in the film Professor Marston and Wonder Woman. In 2018, he starred as newspaper illustrator John Moore in the TNT drama The Alienist. He announced 2019, the release of his debut studio album, At Last, which was released on November 22, 2019.
That same year on November 8, he starred in Roland Emmerich’s epic war Midway. In the movie, he starred alongside Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Mandy Moore, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Dennis Quaid, and Woody Harrelson. In 2021, he played Lars Lee in the Hulu miniseries, Nine Perfect Strangers. The miniseries is based on the novel of the same name by Liane Moriarty. And features Nicole Kidman in the lead role alongside Melissa McCarthy, Michael Shannon, Samara Weaving, Asher Keddie, and Bobby Cannavale. Furthermore, he played The Coachman in Robert Zemeckis’ live-action film adaptation of Disney’s Pinocchio with Tom Hanks. At the ninth annual Virgin Atlantic Attitude Awards, he was awarded Man of the Year.
Luke Evans Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 0 inches (1.83m) and a weight of around 79kg (174 lbs).
Luke Evans Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has a net worth of $9 million.