Jim Caviezel Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.
Jim Caviezel Net Worth 2020 – Jim Caviezel is an American actor. He is best known for portraying Jesus Christ in the movie The Passion of the Christ which was released in the year 2004. For his role as Christ, he won Movie Guide Grace Award. His other renowned roles are The Thin Red Line, Déjà Vu, etc.
Jim was born on September 26, 1968, in Mount Vernon, Washington, the U.S. His birth name is James Patrick Caviezel. His father’s name is James Patrick Caviezel, Sr. and mother’s name is Maggie Caviezel. His father was a basketball coach for John Wooden while his mother was a stage actress and later became a homemaker.
He has three sisters namely: Amy Caviezel, Ann Caviezel, and Erin Caviezel. He has a brother named Timothy Caviezel. His ethnicity is mixed(Swiss-Romansh, Slovak, and Irish) and nationality is American.
Caviezel is married to Kerri Browitt, a high school English teacher, and flutist.
Caviezel attended Mount Vernon High School for two years between 1984 – 1985 before moving to Seattle, Washington so he could play basketball at O’Dea High School, a Catholic all-boys high school.
In 1985, he made yet another transfer to another Catholic school, John F. Kennedy Memorial High School, Burren Washington, where he also played basketball and finally graduated from in 1987. For college, he enrolled at Bellevue where he played college basketball.
Jim would later transfer to the University of Washington as a sophomore following a foot injury which put an end to his dream of becoming an NBA player.
Jim Caviezel’s career in films started with a play in Seattle which earned him a Screen Actors Guild card with a minor role in the 1991 film My Own Private Idaho. He then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
He would have given up on acting but for a phone call from Terrence Malick who cast and directed him in the World War II film The Thin Red Line (1998) which became his breakthrough.
Jim has gone ahead to appear in other notable films which include G.I Jane(1997), Ride with the Devil (1999) which is an American Civil War film, Count of Monte Cristo (2002), High Crimes (2002).
He would later portray the role of Jesus Christ in Mel Gibson’s movie, Passion of the Christ in 2004. He claimed his role in the film put a hold on his acting career as leading roles did not come forth after that role.
Adding that Gibson warned him against taking the role stating he would never work in Hollywood again to which he responded that we all have to embrace our crosses.
Jim is a man who upholds his faith and respects his wife both on screen and anywhere. He does not compromise principles and does not play love roles with nude scenes.
A case was when he refused to do any love scenes with his on-screen wife Ashley Judd in High Crimes because it conflicted with his strong Catholic faith. And in Angel Eyes, Jim also refused to do a love scene with Jennifer Lopez because she was naked.
In 2006, Caviezel enrolled in at least one class as a part-time student at the University of Notre Dame.
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