Heath Ledger was a top class actor hailing from Perth had his net assets totaling to $16 million before his death occurring due to the drug overdose. An Oscar winner and Golden Globe for his outstanding performance and mesmerizing role of Joker in The Dark Knight starring opposite Christian Bale, he was only 28 when he died and had acted in 19 movies such as 10 Things I Hate About You, A Knight’s Tale, The Patriot, Monster’s Bal and Brokeback Mountain. Brokeback Mountain and off-course Dark Knight are his most popular movies which were showered with accolades of critics. MTV Movie Award for “Best Kiss” was shared by Jake Gyllenhall and him.
Height in m / cm – 1.85 m / 185 cm
Height in Feet – 6.06 feet
Height in Inches – 72.83 inches
Height With Shoes/Heels –
Weight in 2014 kg and Lbs (Pounds) – 81 kgs / 178.57 pounds
Muscle/Biceps Size – 13.6
Body Size – 38(Chest) – 31(Waist)
Birthdate & Age in 2014 – 04/04/79 & Died January 22, 2008 years
Eye Color – Brown
Net Worth – 16
Heath Ledger Controversies and Relationships:Ledger was an enthusiastic player of chess and won Western Australia’s junior chess championship when he was only ten years old. During his lifetime and adulthood he was known to meet and play the chess challenge with other game lovers at Washington Square Park. Before his death he was planning to act and direct the movie adaptation of The Queen’s Gambit, chess- based novel by Walter Tevis.
He had been involved with actresses like Lisa Zane, Heather Graham and Naomi Watts before meeting actress Michelle Williams while shooting Brokeback Mountain. The duo married in 2004 and had a daughter together in 2005. Their daughter has Jake Gyllenhaal and Busy Philipps as her godparents. Though later in 2007 it was confirmed that duo ended their relationship. It was in buzz that he was dating Helena Christensen and Gemma Ward after his marriage ended. He was very close friends with Lindsay Lohan. He was known for his disturbing relations with the Australian media and was involved in some controversy with them time and again.
There are ongoing legal disputes regarding his net estate falling upon his daughter who is only a few years old. Moreover his profits and share amounting $20 million from The Dark Knight have not yet been appropriated to his accounts.
Heath Ledger Brands and Endorsements:Ledger left his school to pursue his career in acting and landed himself a role in Clowning Around in 1992 after driving around Australia, later Sweat in 1996 where he plays a gay cyclist. He appeared in Ship to Shore; Roar; Home and Away; and his debut movie in Australia Blackrock. Thereafter came his movies like 10 Things I Hate About You, The Patriot, Monster’s Ball, The Four Feathers, A Knight’s Tale The Order, Casanova, Ned Kelly, The Brothers Grimm and Lords of Dogtown. His Brokeback Mountain won him “Best Actor of 2005” awards from the New York Film Critics Circle and the San Francisco Film Critics Circle. He was nominated for BestActor in Golden Globe and Academy Award.
Ledger was also involved in direction of music videos for the artist N’fa and these videos were well received both by audience and critics. For his direction he won posthumously ISP Robert Altman Award.