Edward Burns
Edward Burns
Real Name/Full Name  Edward Fitzgerald Burns
Nick Name/Celebrated Name:  Edward Burns
Birth Place:  Woodside, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 29 January 1968
Age/How Old: 56 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –168 cm
In Feet and Inches –5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms –111 Kg
In Pounds –245 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color:  Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Edward J. Burns
Mother – Molly McKenna
Siblings: Mary and Brian
School: Hewlett High School
College: University at Albany
Religion: Roman Catholic
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: Ex- Heather Graham, Lauren Holly and Maxine Bahns
Wife/Spouse Name: Christy Turlington (m. 2003)
Kids/Children Name: Grace Burns, Finn Burns
Profession: Actor, producer, writer, and director
Net Worth: $50 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Edward Fitzgerald Burns is a 56 years old accomplished actor in the American movie industry. He is now an established director who has forged more than a dozen Hollywood blockbusters. His highest-rated movie is ‘Saving Private Ryan,’ released in the year 1998. The acting of Edward became prominent during the indie film ‘The Brothers McMullen.’

Well, how well do you know about Edward Burns? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Edward Burns’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Edward Burns to date.

Biography and Early Life 

Edward was born on the 29th of January in the year 1968. His birthplace is in Woodside, Queens, New York. Belonging to a Roman Catholic family, he believed in God and the church. He grew with his two siblings in ‘Valley Stream, Long Island.’ His parents were super supportive since his childhood. He did not have any restrictions to carry out different types of activities as such.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Edward Burns in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Edward Burns’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024 having been born on 29 January 1968. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 245lbs in Pound and 111kg in Kilograms.


His majority of high school time was spent in ‘Hewlett High School’ situated in Long Island. But before that, he attended ‘Chaminade High School.’ He kept switching a lot of universities after completing high school. His interest in acting started when he was pursuing his graduation. From the year 1987 to 1992, he attended three different universities. ‘SUNY Oneonta, University at Albany, and Hunter College’ usually recognize him as the Alma matter.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

As a successful actor, Edward’s personal life becomes quite spicy. He married the American Supermodel, the gorgeous ‘Christy Turlington.’ He has two sweet kids as of now. Before his marriage with Christy, he was involved in quite a lot of relationships with women. The women highlighted as his ex-girlfriends are ‘Heather Graham, Lauren Holly, and Maxine Bahns.’ All of them were leading an active life when in a relationship with Edward Burns.

Is Edward Burns Gay?

Edward Burns is not gay. He is married to a supermodel ‘Christy.’ This indicates that he is straight. He has had many girlfriends in the past. And now he is happily married to Christy. He also has two children. His happy family follows the religion of Christianity and visits the church regularly.

 Professional Career 

Right after graduating from college, he got involved in the acting business. He started off as a ‘production assistant’ on the ‘Oliver Stone film,’ ‘The Doors.’ He became more known after his first directed movie, ‘The Brothers McMullen’ was released. He made a string of guest appearances in the ‘HBO Original’ series ‘Entourage.’ This led him to act in more and more television series. Gradually, he directed more movies and became one of the prominent directors and producers in the American Television Industry.


There is a reason why his movie, ‘The Brothers McMullen’ became significant in Edward’s career. Out of the four prestigious awards, three of them are designated to this movie. The ‘Sundance Jury Price’ in 1995, the best first feature in the ‘Film Independent Spirit Awards (1996)’ and ‘PGA Most promising producer,’ was awarded to Edward for ‘The Brothers McMullen’ movie. Apart from that, his second famous movie, ‘Saving Private Ryan,’ provided him the title of ‘Best Ensemble Cast Performance’ by ‘Online Film Critics Society Award.’

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Edward Burns in 2024

Edward Burns Net Worth
Edward Burns Net Worth

The American actor Edward Burns’s net worth is estimated to be around $50 Million as of the year 2024. It is said to be a combined net worth of him and his wife, Christy. Her modeling career famously ranges from the United States to Europe. Edward produces and directs marvelous films, which becomes the main source of income for him.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Edward Burns is famously known to have Irish and Swedish roots when it comes to accents.
  • He and his family religiously follow Roman Catholicism.
  • He was raised in a family which included two of his siblings too. He is known to be the second one.
  • His movie, which paid him off in the industry, was a very low-budget movie.

Edward Fitzgerald Burns is an established actor, producer, director, and critic in the Hollywood industry. Being the son of a policeman, discipline always reflected in his work. He has had a huge amount of respect for all the directors and producers before and after him. He is a very down-to-earth man who does not show an inch of pride. Even if he has produced more than 45 movies throughout his career, he still thrives for more successful ones.


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