Sean Penn
Sean Penn
Real Name/Full Name Sean Justin Penn
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Sean Penn
Birth Place: California, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 17 August 1960
Age/How Old: 63 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Leo Penn
Mother – Elleen Ryan
Siblings: Michael Penn and Chris Penn
School: Santa Monica High School
College: N/A
Religion: Agnosticism
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Leila George
Kids/Children Name: Dylan Frances Penn and Hopper Jack Penn
Profession: Actor, director, screenwriter, and producer
Net Worth: $80 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Sean Penn is one of the best-known actors in Hollywood with a career that has lasted for more than 4 decades. Sean’s career is highlighted with a number of jaw-dropping performances in films like Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Mystic River and Milk.

The big-time actor has also tried his hand in other aspects of the Hollywood world. He is known for directing some of the best movies in Hollywood and also being a brilliant screenwriter. Sean Penn is also known for using his fame to draw attention to various social and political issues at hand.

Well, how well do you know about Sean Penn? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Sean Penn’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 Sean Penn to date.

Biography and Early Life

Sean Penn was born as Sean Justin Penn on the 17th of August 1960 in Santa Monica, California. His parents were Leo Penn (father) and Elleen Ryan (mother). His parents were also in the film industry, his father being an actor and director while his mother was an actress. He had two brothers; Michael Penn (older brother) and Chris Penn (younger brother). Unfortunately for the family, they lost Chris Penn in 2006 due to a heart condition.

His paternal grandparents were of Jewish descent from the Russian Empire while his mother is a Catholic of Irish and Italian descent.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Sean Penn in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Sean Penn’s age is 63 years old as of today’s date 18th June 2024 having been born on 17 August 1960. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70 kg in Kilograms.


Penn grew up in a secular home in Malibu, California and attended Malibu Park Junior High School and Santa Monica High School. He had to go to Santa Monica because there were no high schools in Malibu at the time. During his childhood, he used to make short films with his friends, including actors Emilio Estevez and Charlie Sheen.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Sean Penn With Wife Leila George
Sean Penn With Wife Leila George

Apart from just being known for being a brilliant actor and director, Penn is also known for having a string of romantic endeavours. He had a brief relationship with Susan Sarandon and then was later engaged to Elizabeth McGovern. Penn met singer-songwriter Madonna in 1985 and got married on her 27th birthday.

The two were in Shanghai Surprise together in 1986, and she dedicated her third studio album, True Blue to him. Their relationship had a string of violent incidents including one when Penn struck a photographer on a film set that got him a 60-day sentence in jail.

After the end of his first marriage, he moved in with actress Robin Wright, and had two children together, Dylan Frances and Hopper Jack. The couple separated in 1995, and he soon developed a relationship with the musician, Jewel. Penn reconciled with Wright in 1996 and had an on and off relationship with her. They finally finalized their relationship on 22nd July 2010, with an amicable agreement.

From 2013 to 2015, he had a relationship with South African actress, Charlize Theron and after meeting Leila Gorge in 2016, the couple married on 30th July, 2020.

Is Sean Penn Gay?

Although he has not been very lucky in his love life, his relationship with different girls has been enough evidence that he is not gay.

Professional Career

In 1974, he was on an episode of Little House on the Praire when his father directed some of the episodes. He began his film career in the action-drama, Taps, in 1981 and the next year he was on Fast Times at Ridgemont High. When he did a role on Bad Boys in 1983, it really laid a foundation for him as a serious actor. He played a controversial role in 1985, as Andrew Daulton Lee in the movie, The Falcon and the Snowman. The film was controversial because Lee was a former drug dealer and was convicted of espionage in the Soviet Union.

He acted the Dead Man Walikng in 1995, Sweet and Lowdown in 1999, I Am Sam in 2001, Mystic River in 2003 and Milk in 2008, movies that earned him an Academy nomination. He made his directorial debut in 1991 with Indian Runner from Bruce Springsteen’s song, Highway Patrolman. He also directed music videos like Shania Twain’s Dance with the one that brought you in 1993 and Peter Gabriel’s, The Barry Williams Show in 2002. He also directed three more films; The Crossing Guard in 1995, Into The Wild in 2007 and The Last Face in 2016.


Sean Penn has appeared in more than 50 films in his entire career and has been awarded numerously for his performances in these films. He won two Academy Awards for Best Actor in the movies, Mystic River in 2003 and Milk in 2008. He was also nominated three more times in the same category for the films; Dead Man Walking in 1995, Sweet and Lowdown in 1999 and I Am Sam in 2001. He also received a Directors Guild of America nomination for directing Into The Wild in 2007.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Sean Penn in 2024

Sean Penn Net Worth
Sean Penn Net Worth

Sean Penn has had quite a long and successful career in Hollywood. The actor has made some of the best performances in Hollywood’s history and was also named number 76, in the World’s top 100 actors ever. After having such a resume, money isn’t something new to Sean Penn. As of 2024, he currently has  a net worth of $80 Million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Sean Penn had struggled with smoking addiction in his earlier years but stopped at the age of 40 due to some health concerns.
  • Penn released his first novel, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff, in March 2018.

Sean Penn is one of the best actors in Hollywood with some of the most coveted awards under his belt. We also appreciate all the good deeds that he has done with his fame to raise awareness about some serious social issues in today’s life. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.


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