Billy Bob Thornton is an American actor, filmmaker, singer, songwriter, and musician who has starred in such films as ‘Monster’s Ball,’ ‘Our Brand Is Crisis,’ ‘Friday Night Lights,’ ‘The Man Who Wasn’t There,’ ‘Monster’s Ball,’ ‘Bad Santa,’ ‘A Simple Plan,’ ‘Bandits,’ and ‘Sling Blade,’ for which he earned a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He was born on August 4, 1955, as William Robert Thornton in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He is the son of Virginia Roberta, a psychic, and William Raymond Thornton, an educator, high school history teacher, and basketball coach. He has English, Irish and Scottish ancestry. He has two sons, William and Harry, and two daughters, Bella and Amanda.
Billy Bob Thornton Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 4 August 1955
Birth Place: Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA
Birth Name: William Robert Thornton
Nickname: Billy Bob Thornton
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Occupation: Actor, Filmmaker, Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Race/Ethnicity: White (English, as well as some Scottish and Irish)
Hair Color: Grey
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Billy Bob Thornton Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 183 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 83 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 0″
Height in Meters: 1.83 m
Shoe Size: 11 (US)
Billy Bob Thornton Family Details:
Father: William Raymond Thornton
Mother: Virginia Faulkner Thornton
Spouse: Connie Angland (m. 2014), Angelina Jolie (m. 2000-2003), Pietra Thornton (m. 1993-1997), Cynda Williams (m. 1990-1992), Toni Lawrence (m. 1986-1988), Melissa Lee Gatlin (m. 1978-1980)
Children: Amanda Thornton (Daughter), Bella Thornton (Daughter), Harry James Thornton (Son), William Thornton (Son)
Siblings: Jimmy Don Thornton (Brother), John David Thornton (Brother), James Bean Thornton (Brother)
Billy Bob Thornton Education:
High School: Malvern High School, Malvern, Arkansas, United States (1973)
College: Psychology, Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States (Dropped Out After Two Semesters)
Music group: The Boxmasters (Since 2007)
Billy Bob Thornton Facts:
*He belongs to English, Irish and Scottish descent.
*He directed, wrote and starred in the film Sling Blade.
*He has numerous tattoos, among them at least six on his arms (three right, three left) and on his lower back.
*He quit smoking after completing The Man Who Wasn’t There (2001).
*He owns a penthouse in Paris.
*He is a big supporter of English football club Liverpool FC.