|Date of Birth||October 4, 1956|
|Birth Name||Christoph Waltz|
|Famous Name||Christoph Waltz|
|Birth Place||Vienna, Austria|
|Height||1.7 m (5 feet 7 inches )|
|Father's Name||Johannes Waltz|
|Mother's Name||Elisabeth Urbancic|
|Married To||Judith Holste.|
|Children(s)||Seon Waltz (son), Marriam Waltz (daughter), Rachel Waltz (daughter)|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
Christoph Waltz is a very famous name for the film industry. Waltz is very popular for acting. Moreover, he is also a film director. Christoph came into fame after his role in Quentin Tarantino‘s movie, Inglourious Basterds in 2009. In the movie, he played as SS officer Hans Landa. Furthermore, he already holds an Academy Award, BAFTA Award, and a Golden Globe Awards.
Dive into the article to learn his relationship, net worth, assets and more.
Christoph was born in Vienna, Austria on October 4, 1956. Waltz’s grew up in a family with actors and actresses. His great-grandparents worked in theatre. Moreover, his maternal grandmother was Burgtheater actress Maria Mayen. In addition, Waltz’s step-grandfather was actor Emmerich Reimers. Nevertheless, his father Johannes Waltz and mother Elisabeth Urbancic were set and costume designers. Johannes was from Germany and Elisabeth from Austria. Christoph Waltz is a German citizen.
In Vienna at the Max Reinhardt Seminar, Christoph studied acting. Around late 1970 he also learned method acting with Lee Strasberg and Stella Adler. His career touched the sky after this role in Inglourious Basterds. Christoph has played SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa, the role famously know as “The Jew Hunter” in the movie. The role he portrayed was so difficult that Tarantino was afraid if the role would get un-playable. In the same year of release, Waltz received the Best Actor Award for the performance at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. The character of The Jew Hunter is such as very courteous, clever, multilingual also being cunning, murderous and implacable personality.
His other brilliant performance came in 2012’s Django Unchained under the same director Tarantino. The director wrote the role, especially for Waltz. Once again, for the role, he acclaimed the Golden Globe, the BAFTA, and ultimately the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
His other famous movies are The Zero Theorem, The Green Hornet, Big Eyes, Spectre, Alita: Battle Angel, etc.
All of the Christop income comes from his acting profession. The 2 times Oscar winner has a net worth of around $20 million as of 2019. However, the actor’s endorsement deals are yet to be covered.
Jackie is Waltz’s former wife. They divorced after having 3 children together. Currently, he is in a married relationship with costume designer Judith Holste. Judith is his second wife. The couple also has a daughter.
Christoph speaks 3 languages. German, English, and French. He used all his talent in both Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained.
Waltz’s native language is German. Also, he can speak German, English, and French and he speaks them all in Inglorious Basterds including Italian. Though, Christoph said on Adam Carolla Podcast that he is not fluent in Italian.
Latest stories tell us that Christoph Waltz is returning to The James Bond franchise. In addition, the news tells us, he will reprise his role in “Bond 25” as villain Blofeld.
No, Christoph Waltz has not starred in “The Hateful Eight”.