Sylvester Stallone whose full name is Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone is an American actor best known for his role in the Rambo film. He is an icon in the film industry. Therefore, for those who love action films then this is your catch.
So, he was born on 6th July 1946. So Stallone is now 76 years old.
Family of Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone, though, is a huge success on the silver screen and film industry. He is also a proud father of five children, namely; Sage Stallone, Seargeoh Stallone, Sistine Stallone, Scarlett Rose Stallone, and Sophia Rose Stallone. He is also married to Jennifer Flavin for twenty-five years now.
The career of Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone made his big screen debut in the 1970’s film The Party at Kitty and Stud renamed ” The Italian Stallion.” It is no secret that his films before the Rocky sequel were not major. This all changed when First Blood (1982) came out where he played as main character ‘John Rambo’ adapted from the eponymous novel by David Morell. He would go on to become one of the most paid actors in Hollywood as he stared in movies like;
- The Specialist (1994)
- Driven (2001)
- Rambo(2008 – 2019)
- The Expandables( 2010)
- Creed (2015)
- Guardians of the Galaxy(2023)
Success & Nominations
However, in one of the interviews, Stallone quoted, ” I am not the richest, smartest, or most talented person in the world, but I succeed because I keep going and going.” Due to his humble character in nature, he has been able to earn the name, of the most legendary action actor on the silver screen. Thus, it has on many occasions earned him several nominations;
- People’s choice award for the favorite all-around male entertainer(1991)
- Golden Globe award for best actor(1977)
- Drama desk award for an outstanding musical (2014)
- Academy award for the best-supporting actor (2016)
- among many others as the list is endless.
Stallone has been estimated to be worth 400 to 450 million. This is due to his long career playing major roles, acting, producing, directing, and even screenwriting.