Mel Gibson – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Mel Gibson
Nickname Mel
Gender Male
Age 67 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth January 3, 1956
Full Name Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson
Profession Actor, Producer, Director
Nationality Australian, American, Irish
Birthplace Peekskill, New York, U.S.
Religion Catholic
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 48-18-40 inches
Bodytype Fit
Height 5 Feet 8 Inches (1.77 m)
Weight ‎97 kg (214 lbs)
Waist 40 inches
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Blue
Shoe Size 11 US

Mel Gibson is an American performing artist and producer. He is best known for his role as Max Rockatansky in the first three films of the action series Mad Max and as Martin Riggs in the film series Lethal Weapon.

In Central America, Gibson gave $500,000 to the El Mirador Basin Project to ensure the last tract of virgin rain woods. Mel Gibson is a supporter of a charitable association, Angels at Risk.


People from the Congregation of Christian Brothers taught Mel Gibson during his secondary school years at St Leo’s Catholic College in Wahroonga, New South Wales. In 1977, after completing his graduation, Gibson started work on the shooting of Mad Max.

However, he kept on functioning as a theatre performer. Later, in Adelaide, Gibson becomes part of the State Theater Company of South Australia. Gibson’s showy credits incorporate the role of Estragon in the play Waiting for Godot.

Mel Gibson is best known for his thrilling legend roles. At age 12, Gibson shifted to Sydney, Australia, along with his parents. He concentrated on his acting classes at the National Institute of Dramatic Art. Later in the play, Romeo and Juliet Mel Gibson starred along with Judy Davis.

During the 1980s, Mil Gibson established a production organization named as Icon Entertainment. In 1981, Gibson earned a driving role in the widely praised World War I drama series Gallipoli, which Peter Weir directed.

Mel Gibson’s fame for being a genuine, flexible performing artist rewarded him with the Best Actor Award from the Australian Film Institute. In 1995, Gibson coordinated and featured in the epic, chronicled dramatic movie Braveheart.

Because of its immense success, Gibson earned the Academy Award, and also the Golden Globe Award for Best Director. He earned the Academy Award for Best Picture of the year.

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Mel Gibson Education

School: National Institute of Dramatic Art (Kensington, Sydney, Australia)
Asquith Boys High School (Asquith, New South Wales, Australia)

College: St. Leo’s Catholic College (Wahroonga, Sydney, Australia)

Mel Gibson Career

Profession: Actor, Producer, Director

Known For: Famous for starring in Ransom Tom Mullen movie


Film Debut: Summer City (1977)

Summer City (1977)
Movie poster

Net Worth: USD $425 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Hutton Gibson

Hutton Gibson
Gibson’s father

Mother: Anne Reilly

Brother: Donal Gibson

Donal Gibson
Gibson’s brother

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Robyn Moore Gibson (m. 1980–2011)

Robyn Moore Gibson
Mel Gibson with his ex-wife

No. of Children: 9

Son: Milo Gibson

Milo Gibson
Mel Gibson with his son

Christian Gibson

Christian Gibson
Gibson’ son

Lars Gerard Gibson
Edward Gibson
Louis Gibson
William Gibson
Thomas Gibson

Daughter: Hannah Gibson

Hannah Gibson
Gibson’s daughter

Lucia Gibson

Past Relationships:

  • Nadia Lanfranconi (2012)
  • Violet Kowal (2009)
  • Oksana Pochepa (2009)
  • Oksana Grigorieva (2008 – 2010)

Mel Gibson Favorites

Hobbies: Traveling

Favorite Color: Blue

Facts You Never Knew About Mel Gibson

  • Mel Gibson holds double American and Irish citizenship.
  • Following nonattendance of 10 years, Mel Gibson reappeared in 2016 and directed the movie, Hacksaw Ridge. His directorial rebound won him 2 Academy Awards.
  • Mel Gibson is also a property financial specialist, with various properties located in Malibu, California, a private island in Fiji, a few areas in Costa Rica, and several properties in Australia.
  • In some cases, as an executive director, Mel Gibson breaks the strain anxiety on set by asking his performers to wear a red comedian nose and perform genuine scenes.
  • On February 14, 1968, Mel Gibson’s dad was granted US$145,000 in a business related damage claim against the New York Central Railroad.
  • Mel Gibson’s more youthful siblings, Donal, is likewise a performing artist.
  • Mel Gibson was captured by Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy James Mee for driving impaired (DUI) while over speeding with an open holder of liquor, which is illicit in California.
  • Mel Gibson’s dubious proclamations brought about his being boycotted in Hollywood for right around 10 years.
  • In Adelaide, Mel Gibson becomes part of the State Theater Company of South Australia.
  • The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) blamed Mel Gibson for homophobia
  • In Central America, Mel Gibson gave $500,000 to the El Mirador Basin Project to ensure the last tract of virgin rain woods.
  • Mel Gibson is likewise a supporter of a charitable association Angels at Risk, that concentrates on training about medication and liquor maltreatment among teenagers.

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  1. There is no such a thing as homophobia. That is a coined term and is, in and of itself an intolerance attitude toward those who don’t believe in what gay folks believe in. Lest we forget that gays constitute a rather dismal percentage of the worlds total population and are anything but what is considered the norm.