Timothy Olyphant
Timothy Olyphant
Real Name/Full Name Timothy Olyphant
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Timothy Olyphant
Birth Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 20 May 1968
Age/How Old: 56 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – John Vernon Bevan  Olyphant
Mother – Katherine Olyphant
Siblings:  Matt Olyphant, Andy Olyphant
School:  Modesto’s Fred C. Beyer High School
College:  University of Southern California
Religion:  Jewish
Nationality:  American
Zodiac Sign:  Taurus
Gender:  Male
Sexual Orientation:  Straight
Marital Status:  Married
Girlfriend:  N/A
Wife/Spouse Name:  Alexis Knief (m. 1991)
Kids/Children Name: Grace Olyphant, Henry Olyphant and Vivian Olyphant
Profession:  Actor
Net Worth:  $25 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

In the massive world of acting and cinematography, there only exists a handful of artists whose works leave a footprint on the sands of time. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a Jewish household, Timothy Olyphant started off his acting career with his role in The Monogamist, an off-Broadway theatre.

His performance has instantly received the popularity and attention he deserved and went on to win the Theatre World Award. After some time, he switched to acting in movies. Initially, he was cast in supporting or villainous roles, yet his performance caught the attention of the public eye, and soon he was being cast as the lead actor.

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

Biography and Early Life

Timothy Olyphant was born on 20th May 1968 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to parents Katherine and J.V. Bevan Olyphant. The family soon moved to Modesto, California. Timothy’s father worked as a vice president of production at Gallo Winey. Timothy has two brothers Matthew and Andrew. Timothy’s parents went through a divorce while Timothy was a teenager, and both are now remarried. Olyphant lies on the lineage of the Vanderbilt family of New York. His surname Olyphant is of Scottish origin.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Timothy Olyphant in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Timothy Olyphant’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024 having been born on 20 May 1968. Though, he is 6′ 00″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 80 kg in Kilograms.


Timothy Olyphant attended ad graduated from Modesto’s Fred C. Beyer High School. In his youth, he was embarrassed by the idea of acting, although he was quite attracted to art and drawing. He was a competitive swimmer throughout his childhood and was also a finalist in the 1986 Nationals 200m Individual Medley.

He then went on to attend the University of Southern California, where he became a part of the USC Trojans swimming under the guidance of coach Peter Daland. Initially, Timothy had plans to study architecture during his first visit to the college campus, but Timothy graduated with a Bachelors’s in Fine Arts due to time constraints. After six months of experimentation, Timothy chose to take up an acting career path.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Timothy Olyphant With Wife Alexis Knief
Timothy Olyphant With Wife Alexis Knief

Timothy Olyphant got married to his college sweetheart Alexis Knief in 1991 when he around 23. The couple currently resides in Westwood, Los Angeles, and have been blessed with three children: Grace Katherine, Henry, and Vivian.

Timothy also worked as a sports reporter for Joe Escalante’s morning radio show known as Los Angeles’ Indie 103.1 between 2006 and 2008. The infamous director David Lynch was also a part of the show as a weatherman. Olyphant called the station every day while he delivered his reports in the fascinating way possible.

Timothy is also a talented tennis player and has been a participant in numerous pro-celebrity tournaments. He is also a big fan of the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Timothy threw the ceremonial first pitch at the Dodgers game in 2013.

Is Timothy Olyphan Gay?

Timothy Olyphant is not gay since he is married to his wife Alexis Knief from the year 1991. Thus, from his personal life events it can be confirmed that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

During his early days, he was cast in supporting villainous roles, and one of his most notable early performances is in Scream 2(1997), Go( 1999), A Man Apart( 2003), and The Girl Next Door( 2004). He started gaining some attention for his portrayal of Sheriff Seth Bullock in HBO’s drama Deadwood which aired between 2004 to 2006.

He later played the same role in Deadwood: The Movie. Soon he was cast in lead roles in movies Catch and Release( 2006), A Perfect Getaway( 2009), and The Crazies( 2010). His role as the antagonist in Live Free or Die Hard( 2007) was a massive success. He was also a recurring star in the legal thriller Damages S2( 2009).


Timothy won the Theatre World Award and the Young Hollywood Award for his work in The Monogamist in 1996, The Sattelite Award for his role in Justified in 2011, and the Critics Choice Award in 2016 for his role in The Grinder. Apart from this, he has also been nominated for endless other awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Timothy Olyphan in 2024

Timothy Olyphant Net Worth
Timothy Olyphant Net Worth

As of 2024, Timothy Olyphant is currently worth around $25 million. A significant chunk of his income comes from his acting career, although he has various other means of cashflow.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Timothy is the distant cousin of the famous television journalist Anderson Cooper.

A lesson we could all take from Timothy’s life is to be true to your passion and to follow one’s ambitious ideologies irrespective of how fascinating they might be. He is a pure example of how hard work and passion can lead to success.


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