Meet Eamonn Walker, one of the few happily married Hollywood stars. He is an actor with an acting career spanning several decades. Eamonn Walker has achieved great success in his career, having won himself several awards. Consequently, his net worth is substantially high, hence he enjoys a good life.
Eamonn Walker is one of the best black actors of British origin. He is very popular in the English film industry. Amazingly, the London-born actor appears to have mastered the art of excelling both in career and family. He has acted in movies, TV shows as well as theatres.
Wiki, Bio: How old is Eamonn Walker?
Eamonn Walker, Chicago Fire actor, was born on 12th June 1962 in Islington, London. His age stands at 56 years. Eamonn Walker was born to a Spanish father and a Trinidadian mother. His parents met and got married in London, England. He is a British nationality of black ethnicity. He is a Christian.
The actor, who is very popular in the United States of America, had to go live with his mother in Trinidad when he was six years of age. Eamonn Walker lived there until he was nine years when he returned to Islington.
He joined Hungerford School but faced much bullying from his white schoolmates. This greatly affected him, and he lost interest in school. It was only after his mother assured him that he would become stronger if he frequently exercised that he agreed to go back to school. He was able to complete studies successfully and graduated.
Eamonn then proceeded to the University of North London where he majored in Social Work. He had intended to have a career in social work. However, his other secondary focus, dance, eventually pulled him away from his career. His mother was his main teacher in dancing. His dancing career saw him dance with Explosive Dance Theater Company in England. Unfortunately for him, a knee injury cut short his dancing career. It was then that he was forced to explore other options, and this led him into acting.
Eamonn Walker and Sandra Walker are Married. Meet their Children
The Black Reel Awards nominee is happily married to his wife, Sandra Walker. Sandra is a novelist. The two dated for almost twenty years before finally saying I do. Although the exact date for their marriage is not yet known, they have been together for around three decades. They are blessed with three children. Of the three, two children are twins. However, their names have not been disclosed.
Walker and Sandra are considered among the most wonderful couples in Hollywood. There have never been any rumours of divorce or conflict between the two. Eamonn Walker mostly steers off from making public appearances in the company of his family.
Eamonn Walker made a debut of his career in the city of London in 1983. Here, he was featured as an East End Punk rocker. This was in the musical play Labelled with Love. Two years later in 1985, he also made his appearance on TV on the show Dempsey and Makepeace’s second episode. The TV show was aired on ITV during October. This was followed by another drama which was a dedication to children this drama, which went by the name Dramarama, also aired on ITV.
In 1988, he featured in BBC In Sickness and in Health acting as a black gay man. In this show, he played the character of Winston. This was closely followed in the same year by Tales of the Unexpected. His first major role in a movie, however, came in 1991. He featured in the movie Young Soul Rebels as Carlton. This movie was largely based on the cultural revolutions during the 70s, especially in Britain.
Eamonn Walker also appeared as a detective in the show Bergerac. Moreover, he featured in other movies like Love Hurts, The Old Boy Network, Birds of a Feather, One Foot in the Grave and Shopping. By this time, his popularity had significantly risen. He, therefore, got the chance to appear in The Detectives (aired by BBC) and Goodnight Sweetheart. In total, he has made appearances in more than twelve TV shows.
In the pursuit of his career, he has been nominated for various awards on several occasions. He won the Cable ACE awards Actor in a Dramatic Series in 1997. In 2000, he was nominated for the Satellite Awards Best Performance by an Actor, series. In 2008, he was nominated for the Black Reel Award Best Supporting Actor. Lately, he was nominated for the New Film Makers Los Angeles Best Performance in a Drama, in 2014.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
The Black British actor has a height of 6feet 1 inch and a weight of 85kilos.
Eamonn Walker Net Worth
Having appeared in the many TV shows and movies, Eamon Walker has been able to make quite a lot. Eamonn Walker has a net worth that is estimated around $2 million.