Emilio Estevez Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Aashita Dhingra
Jan 31, 2024 By Aashita Dhingra
Originally Published on May 26, 2022
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Discover all about the amazing actor and director of the Sheen Family, Emilio Estevez!
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About Emilio Estevez

Emilio Estevez was born on May 12, 1962, in Staten Island, New York City, New York, USA.
His father is the acclaimed actor Martin Sheen and his mother is actress and producer, Janet Sheen. His siblings are Charlie Sheen, Ramon Estevez, and Renée Estevez.
Estevez is the oldest of all his siblings, and for some time he attended a public school in New York. Then he went on to attend a private academy after his family moved to Manhattan's West Side, in 1968. Estevez was later on brought up in Malibu, California, where he attended Santa Monica High School.
Estevez's father brought him a handy movie camera and Estevez participated in 'Meet Mr. Bomb' which was produced in his high school. Estevez was naturally talented, and in high school, he co-wrote and starred in a play. The play was called 'Echoes Of An Era' and his parents were awe-struck when they saw Estevez performing.
After completing his studies, Estevez decided to pursue acting. Estevez is of Irish and Spanish descent. He did not adopt Sheen as a stage name as his father and brother (Charlie Sheen) did. Estevez wanted to stick with his Spanish heritage and was proud of it. The actor had his first role in a drama which was produced by the Missionary Society of Saint Paul the Apostle.
Estevez's father landed him his first stage debut role, which was in 'Mister Roberts' at Burt Reynold's theater. They both later worked on another project which was a film,' In The Custody Of Strangers'. Estevez was responsible for the casting of the film. Estevez was one of the members of the Brat Pack, it was a group of young and talented actors, who often appeared together in movies and their themes were centered around teen topics.
Estevez starred in multiple movies such as 'The Outsiders', 'Nightmares', 'Tex', 'Repo Man', 'The Breakfast Club', 'St. Elmo's Fire', 'That Was Then', 'This Is Now', 'Maximum Overdrive', 'Wisdom' (Estevez's directorial debut), 'Stakeout', 'Young Guns', and 'Young Guns II'. Jon Bon Jovi wrote the song, 'Blaze Of Glory' for the film, and the song and its album was a critical success.
'The Repo Man' was a critically acclaimed film that was also regarded as the greatest film of 1984. The satirical black comedy was directed by Alex Cox and throws light on certain realities in the United States at the time.
The actor then directed and starred in the film, 'Men At Work', with his brother, Charlie Sheen. Estevez then acted in 'The Mighty Ducks', he portrayed the role of coach Gordon Bombay. The movie, 'The Mighty Ducks' went on to become Disney's other successful franchise. Estevez's role as coach Gordon Bombay was greatly appreciated by the audience. He then starred in multiple films some of them being 'Judgment Night', 'Loaded Weapon 1', 'Another Stakeout', 'The War At Home' (directed and starred with his father), 'Mission: Impossible', 'Dollar For The Dead', and 'Late Last Night'.
Estevez did multiple roles on television, and some of them are 'Insight', 'Making The Grade', 'Funny, You Don't Look 200 : A Constitutional Vaudeville', 'The West Wing'. Estevez also directed some episodes of shows such as 'The Guardian', 'Cold Case', 'CSI: NY', 'Close To Home', 'Criminal Minds', 'Two And A Half Men' and 'Numb3rs'. Estevez also starred in the television series, 'The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers' for season 1.
The film director through his film appearances yielded the best average return on investment (ROI) across Hollywood. Estevez also exhibited his directorial excellence when he took on different projects. His 1986 debut film made Estevez the youngest ever, who flourished simultaneously in writing, directing, and starring in the film.
Estevez directed the film, 'Bobby', which took more than five years to write. Estevez won an award for the movie and also received a standing seven-minute standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival. He also directed 'The Way', and 'The Public' as well. Estevez has appeared in multiple music videos as well.

Emilio Estevez's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Emilio Estevez’s net worth?

Emilio Estevez has a net worth of $18 million as of 2022. He has been in the industry from a young age and has accumulated notable wealth.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Emilio Estevez?

Emilio Estevez has a height of 5 ft 7 in (170 cm).

How old is Emilio Estevez?

Emilio Estevez is 60 years old as of 2022.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Emilio Estevez’s spouse?

Estevez was involved with Carey Salley, who was a Wilhelmina model. They had two children, Taylor Levi Estevez and Paloma Rae Estevez. He was married to choreographer-singer, Paula Abdul. He was also engaged to Demi Moore.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Estevez has acted in and directed multiple projects that have been critically acclaimed. His acting skills have been greatly appreciated by his fans all around the world. His acting and directing abilities have also helped him reach one of the top positions. He is famously known for his role as Gordon Bombay in the film, 'The Mighty Ducks'. Other notable films include 'The Breakfast Club', 'Bobby', 'St. Elmo's Fire' and 'The Outsiders'.

Charity Work

Estevez supports multiple charities and foundations. They include the American Association of Retired Persons, SickKids Foundation, and Walkabout Foundation.

What awards has Emilio Estevez won?

Estevez has won the Biografilm Award for 'Bobby', at the Venice Film Festival. He also won the Bronze Wrangler Award, in 1989. Estevez received a total of five nominations for the ALMA Awards and two nominations for the Shorty Awards. Estevez was also nominated for the Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards as well.

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Emilio Estevez Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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Place of Birth

New York City, New York



170 cm

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Actor, Filmmaker

Net Worth



Carey Salley, Paula Abdul


Martin Sheen, Janet Sheen


Ramon Estevez, Charlie Sheen, Renée Estevez
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