Arnold Vosloo is an American actor from a South African lineage. The Vosloo-family is a vast clan. Its history can be traced from the 17th century when their ancestors relocated from Germany to South Africa after the war lasted 30 years. They worked for the Dutch East-India-Company. In an interview with Charlie Rose, he learned that some people think he acted in Titanic because they found a striking resemblance between him and the Titanic actor named Billy Zane. He has appeared in several Afrikaans and American movies.
Arnold Vosloo net worth is around $4 million. After playing the character Imhotep in The Mummy in 1999 and its sequel The Mummy Returns in 2001, he got international recognition. His other renowned movie is GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) and its sequel GI Joe: Retaliation (2013), where he acts as Zartan.
Arnold Vosloo profile summary
- Full name: Arnold Vosloo
- Date of birth: 16th June 1962
- Age: 58 years
- Career: Actor
- Marital Status: Married
- Nationality: South African/ American
Arnold Vosloo biography
Arnold Vosloo age is 58 years. The renowned South African-American actor was born on 16th June 1962 in Pretoria, South Africa. He and his elder sister, Nadia, have African and German ancestry. He grew up in a family of actors because his parents were theater actors. Vosloo tops the list of the best Afrikaans actors.
Vosloo served the military after high school but left because of medical reasons and enrolled in drama courses at Pretoria Technikon, a South African conservatory. Arnold Vosloo height is 6' 1½" (1.87 m). His father died in August 2004. Just to mention but a few, these are South African celebrities who are famous globally.
His acting career began in South Africa, where he worked for the Pretoria State Theatre. His first cinema and television shows were Funny People II and Meisie van Suid-Wes in 1983. In 1984, he acted a lead role in a military-comedy, Boetie gaan border toe. It enlightened people about the conflict between South Africa and Namibia. This film made him famous in his motherland.
In 1987, he played in his first Hollywood movie named Steel Dawn, and in 1989, he acted as a serial killer in Reason to Die. He found fame in America because of the 1999 Arnold Vosloo The Mummy movie. Arnold Vosloo Bones and Arnold Vosloo Blacklist are exciting movies. Here are other South African actors who are soaring high in Hollywood.
Who is Arnold Vosloo wife?
He married Nancy Mulford in 1988, and the marriage lasted three years. They acted together in the Skeleton Coast and Act of Piracy. In 1998, he tied knots with a Mexican-American marketing director named Silvia Ahí. The couple is the brand ambassador of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).
Arnold Vosloo children
He has a step-daughter. His step-daughter's son, Joaquan, is adorable.
Arnold Vosloo movies and TV shows
He has acted in many films. Some of them are:
- 1492: Conquest of Paradise
- Hard Target
- Darkman II: The Return of Durant
- Darkman III: Die Darkman Die
- Zeus and Roxanne
He also appeared in several theatre productions like:
- More Is 'n Lang Dag
- Born In The R.S.A
- Circles in a Forest
- Twelfth Night
The star has appeared in these television shows:
- American Gothic on Fox
- Nash Bridges on CBS
Arnold Vosloo awards
The Dalro Award as Best Actor
These are the answers to the frequently asked questions about him.
How much is Arnold Vosloo worth?
He has a net worth of around $4 million.
Where does Arnold Vosloo live?
He got the American citizenship in 1998. Arnold Vosloo house is in California. Years back, gossips about his death spread in the local and international media houses, but his sister confirmed that he was alive.
What is Arnold Vosloo doing now?
In 2019, he played a lead role in the movie, Griekwastad. It is centered on investigations about the 2012 killings of three family members. At the Silwerskerm Festival, he said that he would love to come home (South Africa) and spend four to five months if his wife supports his decision.
Is Arnold Vosloo in Jack Ryan?
He plays the role, Jost Van Der Byl, in Season 2 of Tom Clancy's movie, Jack Ryan. Millions of people have watched the film because of him.
Arnold Vosloo is the pride of South Africa. After staying in the USA for more than three decades, he came back to South Africa to act in Afrikaans films. He stated that he never planned to leave his country, but he had to move to America to earn a living.