Oscar Isaac Biography

Oscar Isaac is an accomplished actor and a musician. His career is currently in a steady rise being that he was voted on the Time 100 as one of the most influential people of 2016. He has been getting more and more roles in recent times and has deserved all the acolytes as his performances have bene getting better and better over the years.

His debuting role was in the move titled “Illtown” (1998) and was later cast in “All About the Benajamins” (2002) while he was still a student. After graduating from the Julliard School in New York, new roles started lining up in front of him. It is inserting that he has played a number of ethnically diverse characters over the years, even though he is of Guatemalan descent. Isaac appeared in “The Nativity Story” (2006) where he played Joseph and then was given an award for his performance in an Australian movie called “Balibo” (2009), for which he was awarded the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Supporting Actor. His later roles after that would include “Che” (2008), “Robin Hood” (2009) and “Drive” (2011).


“Robin Hood” movie (Oscar Isaac)

But it was essentially the Cohen brother’s movie “Inside Llewyn Davis” (2013) which put Oscar Isaac on the map. The film won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Festival of 2013 and Oscar Isaac was given the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. Offers then came flying for Isaac and he lined up a number of blockbuster projects in later period which included “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Unleashed” (2015), where he portrayed the role of Poe Dameron, “X-Men: Apocalypse” (2016) where he was cast as the main villain Apocalypse, and the critically acclaimed “Ex-Machina” (2014). Besides the continuation of the Star Wars trilogy, Oscar Isaac has a number of projects now lined in front of him and his IMDB credit is only getting bigger and longer.

What perhaps many people do not know is that Oscar Isaac is also an accomplished musician. He plays the guitar and can also sing very well and he also used to play the bass when necessary. While he was still a student he founded a ska-punk band called Blinking Underdogs, and at one point they opened for Green Day. During that time he was strictly leading a “straight edge” way of life. After being accepted at Julliard, he left his musical career aside for a while.


Oscar Isaac in “Ex Machina”

Net Worth and Salary

The popularity of Oscar Isaac is rising and he is getting new and more prolific offers left and right. Due to his rising popularity and with the success of many projects that he has been tied to, his worth is getting bigger and so is his salary. Although we cannot still confirm how high his salary is, we are certain that it is getting larger and larger with every role. His current net worth is 8 million dollars, which is much more compared to the previous years and we do expect Oscar to get richer with time based on the roles he is getting.

Partner and Family

Oscar Isaac is currently in a great relationship with his long-time girlfriend He and Elvira Lind have been together for some time and have been recently blessed with their fist child. Their baby was born in March 2017 and they got a baby boy named Eugene. Although the acting duo is still not married, they are both enjoying their life together and will certainly get married when they find time for it as they are both busy people.  His previous relationship include the writer Maria Miranda who he used to date from 1996 to 2011. They even got engaged at one moment but since they never got married they had a falling out and broke up in the end.


Oscar Isaac with Elvira Lind


Oscar Isaac was born in Guatemala and his full name is Oscar Isaac Hernandez Estrada. His mother and father are María Eugenia Estrada Nicolle and Óscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano. When Oscar was only three months old, his parents decided to move the family to the US an it is where Oscar grew up and got his education. His birthday is on March 9, 1979 making him 38 years old now. He also has a sister named Nicole Hernandez Hammer and a brother Mike Hernandez. Since his family moved to Miami, Florida he grew up there and attended school, but he was never keen on school and was always a troublemakers just of the sake of getting people to laugh. He was eventually expelled because of that. He started with professional acting with the Area Stage Company, Miami Beach and used to act in Miami-based City Theatre’s Summer Shorts. But his big break was when he eventually was accepted into Julliard School in New York which he graduated from and was part of the Drama Division’s Group 34.

Height and Weight

As you were probably able to see, Oscar Isaac is quite an attractive man and it is prove by the fact that he was voted as the internet boyfriend by many different media and most notably the Rolling Stone. Being labeled as a sex symbol among many young women does not seem to bother him so much as he is firmly on his feet and does not let popularity get the better of him. He has a muscular built and is 5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm and weighs 72 kg or 159 pounds.

Is Oscar Isaac Gay?

Oscar Isaac has never proven to be gay. If there were any implications of him being gay they are not true. He has recently celebrated the bright of his child with his long time girlfriends and there are plans of him marrying her in due time. So him being gay is not something that is true.


Oscar Isaac

Nationality and Ethnicity

Oscar Isaac was originally born in Guatemala but escaped with his family to America while he was only three months old. His nationality is Guatemalan in that case, but he is treated as Guatemalan-American as he has grown up in America. His ethnic group is pretty mixed as he is half Guatemalan and half French from his mother’s side and Cuban from his father’s side.

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Born:,March 9 1979
Ethnicity:,Mixed (Guatemalan – French – Cuban )
Profession:,Actor and a musician
Net Worth:,$ 8 million
Hair Color:,Black
Eye Color:,Brown
Height:,5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm
Weight:,72 kg or 159 lbs
Married to:,N/A
Affair with:,No
Children:,1 (son Eugene)
Birth Sign:,Pisces
Education:,Julliard School in New York

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