Carl Weathers Height, Weight, Age, Career, Relationship, Award and Net Worth 2020
Carl Weathers Net Worth – Carl Weathers is an American actor best known for his work in the ‘Rocky’ film series. He is also a former professional footballer and has played several games for the NFL (National Football League) and the CFL (Canadian Football League).
Age: 69 years old
Height: 6’2” (187 cm)
Weight: 220 pounds (100 kg)
Carl Weathers started playing professional football during his college years. He began his career as a defensive end for Long Beach City College.
He eventually transferred to San Diego State University and soon became a letterman for the San Diego State Aztecs.
As he went undrafted, he signed with the Oakland Raiders as a free agent in 1970. He played seven games for the team that year, and one game, the following year.
After he was released from the team, Weathers signed with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He played a total of eighteen games with the team. He retired from Football in 1974.
In 1975, Carl Weathers played a minor role in his friend Arthur Marks’ film ‘Bucktown’. The same year, he played a main role in the film ‘Friday Foster’. Like the previous film, it was directed and produced by his friend Arthur Mark.
Carl Weathers came to popularity in 1976 after his role in the American sports drama film ‘Rocky’. Directed by John G. Avildsen, the film tells the story of Rocky Balboa, a small time club fighter, who gets a shot at the
world heavyweight championship. Weathers played the role of Apollo Creed, an undisputed boxing champion who fights Balboa to defend his world Championship. The film was a huge success commercially and won three Oscars.
After appearing in a few other films including ‘Semi-Tough’ (1977) and ‘The Bermuda Depths’ (1978), he reprised his role of Apollo Creed in ‘Rocky II’ in 1979. The film was a commercial success and became one of the highest grossing films of the year.
He continued playing the role of Apollo Creed in ‘Rocky III’ (1982) and ‘Rocky IV’ (1985). Both the films did well commercially and gained huge popularity worldwide.
He next appeared in the sci-fi horror action film ‘Predator’ in a main role, playing Colonel Al Dillon. The film was a commercial success.
Weathers played leading roles as well as supporting roles in several films in the next two decades, some of them being ‘Hurricane Smith’ (1992), ‘Happy Gilmore’ (1996), ‘Alien Siege’ (2005) and ‘The Comebacks’ (2007). He was latest seen in the American sci-fi action film ‘American Warships’ (2012).
Throughout his career, he has also played some roles in numerous TV shows. He played the lead role in ‘Street Justice’, an action crime drama series which aired from 1991 to 1993.
His latest work on television was in the American legal crime drama ‘Chicago Justice’, where he played a main role. The series aired from March 2017 to May 2017.
He has been married and divorced three times and he has two sons named Jason and Matthew.
For his voice role in the TV special ‘Toy Story of Terror’, Carl Weathers received the ‘Behind the Voice Actor Award’ for ‘Best Male Vocal Performance’ in 2014.
Carl Weathers has an estimate net worth of $6 million.