Brenton Thwaites Biography

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Brenton Thwaites is a 31-years-old fantastic actor who resides in Australia. He entered the acting world in his home country in 2011. The audience got fascinated by his acting skills and soon he got into the limelight. He set the headlines on fire when he portrayed the role of Luke in the popular Fox8 teen drama ‘Slide’ and later by his appearance on the soap opera Home and Away.

Early Life

Handsome hunk Brenton was born on 10th August 1989 and was brought up in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. He is a son to his proud parents Fiona and Peter Thwaites. He grew up with his only sibling Stacey Thwaites. They were fully supportive of him to opt for his profession in acting. Viewing his social media, he appears to be adventurous and spontaneous. He admires the fellow Australians who went on to make a big name in the most sparkling industry namely Chris Hemsworth and Heath Ledger.

He passed his early schooling years from Cairns State High School and got graduated in 2006. All these years he was never interested in acting. Before graduating in 2010, he enrolled in the Queensland University of Technology and studied acting. He then shifted to the United States, in order to pursue his career in acting.

Brenton Thwaites Career

However, being an adventurous kind, he always wanted to try different things with his career, and at the age of 16, he portrayed the character of Romeo in a stage Rendition of ‘Romeo and Juliet’. And later the acting bug caught him and his career in acting took a leap. She started his career with baby steps and acted in small soap operas and low-budget independent films in Sydney. In 2010, during his college years, he starred in ‘Charge Over You’, where he portrayed his role very well. Ultimately, after his graduation, he started auditioning, and with full determination, he focused to build his career and grabbed a meaty role in ‘Sea Patrol’. In his early struggling days, he appeared in a short film ‘Headsmen’.

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Early Breakthrough

Toward the end of 2010, he got his breakthrough while starring in the teen drama ‘Slide’. The series became a mega success. His ‘Home and Away’ was one of the longest-running TV series in Australian TV history. In mid-2011, before leaving for Los Angeles, he appeared in a TV film ‘Blue Lagoon’ where, with his overwhelming performance, he took away the hearts of the audience along. In 2013, after shifting to America, his first film ‘Oculus’ got positive reviews and set the media on fire.

He received an offer to star in Disney’s big-screen rendition of ‘Maleficent’ alongside Angelina Jolie and with grabbing this opportunity, Brenton made a roaring entry into the big leagues of American franchise films. His film ‘The Signal’ made him enter into the Sundance Film Festival. He portrayed the role alongside Hollywood legends Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep in ‘The Giver, which is considered to be one of the most important milestones in his career.

He starred as a human thief in the 2016 historical fantasy film, ‘Gods of Egypt’. Alongside Gerard Butler. In 2017, ultimately all these years of his efforts and determination paid off and she was fortuned to star in one of the biggest films of the year, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ alongside Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, and Javier Bardem. In 2019, in his movie ‘An Interview with God,’ he played the fascinating role of Paul Asher. Latest in 2020, he appeared in the ‘Ghosts of War’ and amazed the audience through his astonishing acting skills. Recently on 2nd April 2021, his latest movie ‘I Met a Girl was released on Netflix in Australia and New Zealand.

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Brenton Thwaites Biography

Real Name Brenton Thwaites
Birth Date 10 August 1989
Age 31 Years
Birth Place Cairns, Australia
Nationality Australian
Profession Actor
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Leo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in Centimetres – 181 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 82 kg  –  in Pounds –  181 lbs
Chest Size 40 inches
Waist Size 33 inches
Bicepss Size 14.5 inches
Shoe Size 11 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletic


Father Peter Thwaites
Mother Fiona Thwaites
Sister Stacey Thwaites
Brother None


School Cairns State High School
College Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relation
Affair Yes
Is he a Gay? No
Girlfriend? Chloe Pacey
Children One (Birdie Thwaites)

Favorite Things

Hobbies Not Known
Favorite Movies Robin Hood: Men in Tights! (1993)
Favorite Food Spaghetti and meatballs
Favorite Color Blue

Personal Life

In 2015, while Brenton was shooting for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, he started dating Chloe Pacey. And later in 2016, the couple got blessed with a beautiful daughter namely Birdie Thwaites. Prior to Pacey, his relationship with singer Taylor Swift garnered a lot of media attention.

Social Media

The arising entertainer is raising the bars on social media. Brenton is dynamic on his Instagram handle @brentonthwaites and has acquired over 721k followers. On his Twitter account @brentonthwaites, the star has earned more than 76.7k followers.

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Brenton Thwaites Net Worth

As he has got the fame, which he always dreamt of, Brenton managed to get lucrative wealth from it over these years. Thwaites has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He amassed his wealth mostly from the income he makes from his acting career as well as brand endorsements.


  • In 2014 he won three awards for the category ‘Up-and-coming talent’, ‘Rising star’ and ‘Breakthrough actor’.
  • He got nominated for one of the biggest movies of his career ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ for the ‘Choice action movie actor’ category in 2017.
  • In 2018, he joined the cast of the 2018 comic adaption series Titans.
  • Brenton has claimed openly that he is bisexual and has dated a few men back in the day.
  • Upon his arrival in Los Angeles the first time, he looked for work in gay bars as a bartender.

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