|Real Name/Full Name||Robert Scott Speedman|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Scott Speedman|
|Birth Place:||Hammersmith, London, England|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||1 September 1975|
|Age/How Old:||47 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 179 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 1″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
|Hair Color:||Light brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Roy Speedman
Mother – Mary Campbell
|School:||Earl Haig Secondary School|
|College:||York University, University of Toronto|
|Net Worth:||$4 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Giving up one’s passion to get into the entertainment industry is not something that happens every other day. It happened to Scott Speedman who is a Canadian actor. He gave up his passion for swimming after suffering an injury, and today he is among the most successful actors of all time. He is popular for his appearances in the series Felicity, Animal Kingdom, and also in films like The Vow, Underworld, The Strangers, and many others. He won the Golden Wave Award for his role in the drama My Life Without Me.
Well, how well do you know about Scott Speedman? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Scott Speedman’s net worth in 2023, 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 Scott Speedman to date.
Biography and Early Life
Born Robert Scott Speedman on 1 September 1975, the actor is one of the two children of a former primary school teacher Mary Campbell and Roy Speedman who owned a department store. He was born and raised in Hammersmith, London, England and at the age of four, his whole family relocated to Toronto. He had a sister, Tracey, who died on 8 February 2016 of cancer.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Scott Speedman in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Scott Speedman’s age is 47 years old as of today’s date 23rd March 2023 having been born on 1 September 1975. Though, he is 5′ 1″ in feet and inches and 179 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.
Scott was a student at Earl Haig Secondary School where he was a member of the school’s swimming team. He was also a member of the Canadian Junior National Team and in 1992 he was ranked in the 9th position during the trials to the 1992 Olympics. Unfortunately, Scott suffered a serious neck injury which forced him to leave the sport and also give up on his passion. He later got interested in acting and he developed it into a career. For higher education, he attended York University where he studied the craft and the University of Toronto.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Scott is currently single and not in any confirmed relationship. This has led to him being termed as a playboy over the years. He has dated different celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Camile De Pazzis, Heather Graham, Ashley Scott, and Kristen Wigg among many others. The actor who is now in his mid-40s once admitted to his failure as a boyfriend, citing it as the reason he is still single.
Is Scott Speedman Gay?
The fact that he singles at his age does not mean the actor is gay as many people tend to conclude. He has been in several romantic relationships with different women in the past and he might be just enjoying his freedom before making a lifetime commitment. He is not gay just enjoying himself.
Scott first auditioned for the film Batman Forever where he was eyeing the role of Robin but he was not successful. He did not give up on his dream to become an actor and he got himself an agent and started auditioning for different films on Canadian television. He landed his debut television role in the 1995 series Kung Fu: The Legend Continues. The appearance was followed by several small television roles.
His breakthrough came in the television series Felicity, where he played the role of Ben Covington. His outstanding performances in the series opened other doors for him and he started getting other prominent offers. The series lasted for four years during which time he had appeared in the film Duets.
He landed his first major role in a film in 2002 when he appeared in the police drama Dark Blue. The same year he appeared in the independent award-winning drama My Life without Me. In 2003 he had a starring role in the supernatural film Underworld, reprising the role in the sequel Underworld: Evolution in 2006. Other major roles followed in Adoration, The Strangers, The Last Rite of Ransom Pride, and Barney’s Version among others.
He appeared alongside Wes Bentley in the starring of the film Open in 2013. The following year he co-starred alongside Julia Stiles in the thriller film by the title of Out of the Dark. At the same time, Scott was as well starring in independent movies like The Monster, Barefoot, and The Captive. He had a guest role in the 2018 series Grey’s Anatomy where he played the role of Dr. Nick Marsh. His most recent appearance was in 2020 when he had a recurring role in the thriller series You on Netflix.
Since his career kicked off, Scott has enjoyed enormous success as an actor. His dedication and outstanding performances have seen him bag two awards. The first one was the Golden Wave Award for his contribution to the drama My Life Without Me. In 2003, he was honored for his role in the film Underworld with a Saturn Award. This was in the “Cinescape Face of the Future Award.”
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Scott Speedman in 2023
Speedman is one of the most celebrated Canadian actors in show biz today. He has been able to achieve a lot in his career and while at it earned an impressive net value that currently stands at $4 million as of 2023. All this has come from his career as an actor which he started after completing his studies. Considering that he still has future projects, his wealth will surely increase in the future.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- One of his best friends is Kate Beckinsale. The two first met in 2003 while working on the film Underworld and they have been best friends since.
- Scott is not active on social media. Despite having a huge fan base over the years, Scott is not active on any of the social media platforms.
- His role in the film The Captives was specifically written for him.
- He is very private. Unlike most celebrities who love sharing their private life with the world, Speedman prefers the opposite. He keeps things to himself.
Scott Speedman had a big dream of becoming a competitive swimmer but an accident he had while in high school changed all this. He opted to try his luck in acting and for a sure career was established. He has appeared in several famous films and series with his performances winning him awards. Although he in his 40s, he is still single and enjoying life to the fullest.