Clifton Clifton Jr Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joan Agie
Nov 28, 2023 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on May 13, 2022
Interesting facts about Clifton Collins Jr., his birthday, and net worth reveal that he has appeared in more than 100 movies and series
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About Clifton Collins Jr.

Clifton Craig Collins Jr. popularly known as Clifton Collins Jr. is a famous American actor.
Clifton Collins Jr. rose to notoriety after starring in 'One Eight Seven' as César Sánchez. Collins Jr.'s grandfather is Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez.
Collins featured in the action movie 'The Last Castle' where he portrayed the role of Cpl. Ramon Aguilar. After the films 'Mindhunters,' 'Road Dogz,' and 'Traffic,' Clifton Collins Jr. gained international acclaim. Since then, the American actor has eclipsed his grandfather's reputation as a leading man, earning him the title of an amazing chameleon performer, capable of transforming into a completely different person depending on the situation.
Collins' extensive work in movies includes 'Sunshine Cleaning,' 'Capote' (2005), 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' (2009), 'Triple 9', 'The Experiment,' 'Pacific Rim' (2013), 'The Shield,' 'Thief,' 'The Event,' 'Ballers,' Westworld,' and 'Red Widow'.
Clifton Collins Jr. has played a wide range of characters, from boxers to cops to serial killers, defying racial prejudices from his grandfather's era to represent flesh-and-blood, three-dimensional roles.

Clifton Collins Jr. Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Clifton Collins Jr.’s net worth?

Clifton Collins Jr. is estimated to be worth $2 million. Collins made the most of his money from his Yeezy footwear.

How much does Clifton Collins Jr. earn per year?

Clifton Collins Jr.'s annual earnings are under review.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Clifton Collins Jr.?

Clifton Collins Jr. stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (173 cm). He has dark brown eyes and black hair.

How old is Clifton Collins Jr.?

Born on June 16, 1970, Clifton Craig Collins Jr. is currently 51 years old.

Childhood And Education

Clifton Craig Collins Jr. was born in Los Angeles, the United States on June 16, 1970. Collins is of mixed origin, as his mother is of Mexican ancestry and his father belongs of German descent.
Clifton Craig Collins Jr. is Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez's grandson, and he holds a lot of pride in his grandfather's accomplishments. In honor of his grandfather in the movies, he chose the name Clifton Gonzalez-Gonzalez. Collins' maternal grandfather and grandmother was a Mexican trumpet player and Spanish dancer respectively. Clifton's sister, Veronica Collins Rooney is a casting director.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Clifton Collins Jr.’s partner?

In 2012, Clifton Collins Jr. married Megan Ozurovich. Collins was linked to a number of women after they split up, including Emmanuelle Chriqui, Bridgetta Tomarchio, Taryn Manning, and Sarah Blondin.
Clifton Collins Jr. married Francesca Eastwood on January 1, 2017. Francesca Eastwood is the daughter of Clint Eastwood and Frances Fisher. They were even spotted together at several events.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Clifton Craig Collins Jr. started his acting career in 1988, with minor roles in movies. Clifton struggled to break out of standard 'barrio' characters at the outset of his career, much like his grandpa, who regularly played negative Latino clichés in films.
Early in his career, he played struggling blue-collar workers or urban thugs in a number of films. Collins raised his profile by featuring in the '70s-themed comedy 'The Stoned Age' portraying the role of Tack and in the futuristic sci-fi prison film 'Fortress' playing Nino Gomez.
Clifton Collins Jr. deliberately sought roles that would allow him to shatter the Latino image. Collins rose to prominence as tagger César Sánchez along with Samuel L. Jackson in 'One Eight Seven' (1997), a crime drama film. He was cast in Ray Bradbury's cult classic 'The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit' as Martinez. 
Clifton Collins Jr. won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Steven Soderbergh's crime film 'Traffic' in 2000, where he played the role of hitman Francisco 'Frankie Flowers' Flores.
In the biographical picture 'Capote,' Clifton Collins Jr. received great acclaim for his portrayal of killer Perry Smith (2005). In 2002, Collins was nominated for the American Latino Media Arts Awards for his role in 'The Last Castle'.
In the 2006 drama film 'Babel,' Clifton Collins Jr. plays a supporting role. Collins appeared in the 2008 comedy 'Sunshine Cleaning' opposite Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, and Amy Adams. Collins played Winston, the owner of a cleaning supplies company that crafts exquisitely accurate model airplanes. Collins portrayed the character with one arm tucked behind his back.
Clifton Collins Jr. appeared in the indie films 'The Perfect Game' (2008) and 'Extract'(2009). He played the lead role in the psychological thriller 'The Experiment' (2009). He featured in the film 'The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day' (2009) playing Romeo. Collins has also starred in and co-produced the film 'National Lampoon's TV: The Movie' (2006).
In 2007, Clifton Collins Jr. appeared on the show 'The Shield' in which he played Hernan, an undercover ICE agent. In J. J. Abrams' 'Star Trek,' he plays first officer Ayel, second in command to the villain Nero. He also starred in 'Hacker,' a psychological thriller.
Clifton Collins Jr. directed two music videos for the Zac Brown Band, 'Whatever It Is', and 'Chicken Fried' in 2008 for which 'Chicken Fried' was named Breakthrough Music Video of the Year by CMT in 2009. Collins was nominated for an Emmy for the FX Networks series 'Thief' (2006), in which he plays Jack 'Bump' Hill.
Clifton is most recognized for his part as 'Cesar Vialpando' in the 2004 video game 'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas'. Clifton Collins Jr. currently portrays Lawrence/El Lazo, a seductive but deadly criminal on HBO's 'Westworld.'

Charity Work

Clifton Collins Jr. is a strong supporter of Homeboy Industries, a non-profit organization that offers hope, training, and support to formerly gang-involved and jailed men and women, allowing them to reclaim their lives and contribute to their communities. Across 10,000 former gang members from all over Los Angeles visit Homeboy Industries every year in the hopes of making a positive transformation.

What awards has Clifton Collins Jr. won?

Collins' movies, 'Capote,' 'Babel,' and 'Traffic,' have all received Academy Award nominations for 'Best Picture.' Clifton Collins Jr. was nominated for an American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as a USMC prisoner in the 2001 film 'The Last Castle'.
Clifton Collins Jr. received an Impact Award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition in 2019 for Outstanding Performance in Film and Television. Collins received the Distinguished Performance Award at the SCAD Savannah Film Festival on October 29, 2021.

Clifton Collins Jr.’s Hobbies And Interests

Clifton Collins Jr. dabbled in writing in 2015, co-authoring 'Prison Ramen: Recipes And Stories From Behind Bars' with Gustavo Alvarez.

Other Interesting Clifton Collins Jr. Facts And Trivia

Clifton Collins Jr. currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
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Clifton Clifton Jr Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Clifton Craig Collins Jr.

Date of Birth

1970-06-15

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

Los Angeles

Age

Height

173 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Occupation

Actor

Net Worth

2000000

Partner

Francesca Eastwood

Siblings

Veronica Collins
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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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