Eric Roberts Bio

Relationship Statistics of Eric Roberts

What is Eric Roberts marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Eric Roberts get married ? (married date):August 16, 1992
How many children does Eric Roberts have ? (name):1 (Emma Roberts)
Is Eric Roberts having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Eric Roberts gay ?: No
Who is Eric Roberts wife ? (name):Eliza Roberts

More about the relationship

Roberts was initially involved in a relationship with American model Sheila Kennedy. From 1980 to 1985, he dated Sandy Dennis. During 1985, he was in a relationship with American Actress Dana Wheeler-Nicholson. Next, he dated Kelly Cunningham from 1988 to 1991. The pair had a daughter from this relationship, Emma. At present, he is married to American actress Eliza Roberts. The pair married on 16 August 1992.

Who is Eric Roberts?

Eric Roberts is an American actor. People mostly know him for his roles in ‘King of the Gypsies’, ‘Star 80’, and ’Raggedy Man’ among others. Additionally, his sisters Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan, and daughter Emma Roberts, also have acting careers.

Eric Roberts: Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Roberts was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, on April 18, 1956, to parents Betty Lou Bredemus (1934-2015) and Walter Grady Roberts (1933-1977). He has two sisters named Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan. Additionally, he was intrigued by the world of show business since his childhood years. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, German, Swedish, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and remote French ethnicity.

Talking about his education, Roberts attended Grady High School in Atlanta, Georgia.

Eric Roberts: Career, Salary, and Net Worth

Roberts initially got his start on the now-defunct NBC daytime soap opera ‘Another World’ originating the role of Ted Bancroft. Next, in 1974, he appeared in the TV series ‘How to Survive a Marriage’. Later, from 1978 to 1981, he appeared in ‘King of the Gypsies’, and ‘Paul’s Case’. Similarly, in 1984, he appeared in ‘The Pope of Greenwich Village’ as Paulie. Since then, Roberts has appeared in other numerous movies and television series. All in all, he has over 450 credits as an actor.

Some other movies and television series that Roberts has appeared in are ‘The Coca-Cola Kid’, ‘Nobody’s Fool’, ‘Best of the Best’, ‘By the Sword’, ‘Best of the Best 2’, ‘The Immortals’, ‘La Cucaracha’, ‘Purgatory’, and ‘Stiletto Dance’ among others. In addition, he also had major supporting roles in the movies ‘Final Analysis’, ‘The Specialist’, and ‘Shannon’s Rainbow’.  He played the Archangel Michael in ‘The Prophecy II’. Furthermore, he also has 3 credits as a producer.

Roberts received Golden Globe Award nominations for his early starring roles in ‘King of the Gypsies’ (1978) and ‘Star 80’ (1983). He also garnered the nomination for prestigious Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1985 for his role as the escaped convict Buck in the film ‘Runaway Train’.  In 1987, he won the Theatre World Award for his Broadway debut performance in ‘Burn This’. All in all, he has 15 wins and 15 nominations to his name for various awards.

Roberts has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 6 million at present.

Eric Roberts: Rumors and Controversies

Roberts has been part of several controversies due to his arrests and drug problem. He was arrested for possession of cocaine and marijuana in 1987. In February 1995, Roberts was arrested for shoving his wife, Eliza, into a wall. At present, there are no rumors concerning Robert’s life and career.

 Eric Roberts: Body Measurements

Talking about his body measurement, Roberts has a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m). Additionally, he weighs around 75 kg. Furthermore, his hair color is gray and eye color is blue.

Eric Roberts: Social Media Profile

Roberts is active over the social media. He has a large number of followers on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook. He has more than 40k followers on Twitter. Similarly, his official Facebook page has more than 30k followers.

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