Jim Caviezel is an American actor. Jim Caviezel is famous for portraying Jesus Christ in the movie The Passion of the Christ (2004) and as John Reese on the CBS science-fiction crime drama series Person of Interest (2011-2016).
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
Jim Caviezel is 51 years old. He was born on September 26, 1968, in Mount Vernon, Washington, the U.S. as a James Patrick Caviezel. He was born to parents James Patrick Caviezel, Sr. and Maggie Caviezel. Similarly, his father was a basketball coach for John Wooden. And his mother was a stage actress and later became a homemaker.
He grew up with three sisters Amy Caviezel, Ann Caviezel, and Erin Caviezel, and a brother named Timothy Caviezel. Moreover, he belongs to American nationality and mixed ethnicity of Swiss-Romanish, Slovak, and Irish.
Talking about his educational background, he went to Mount Vernon High School for schooling. After a couple of years, he studied in O’Dea High School to play basketball. Later, he went to John F. Kennedy Memorial High School and graduated in the year 1987. He has also attended Bellevue College and later got transferred to the University of Washington and started having an interest in acting.
For further study, he attended Bellevue Community College and persuaded a degree in drama from the University of Washington, Seattle. Then he attended the professional acting program at the University of Southern California.
Professional life and Career
Reflecting on Caviezel’s professional life, he began acting in plays in Seattle. He then appeared in episodes of Murder, She Wrote and The Wonder Years. Also, he played Black John, a Missouri bushwhacker, in Ride with the Devil (1999), an American Civil War film.
Likewise, he starred in the mainstream films Pay It Forward (2000), The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), and Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004), I Am David (2002). He has portrayed Jesus Christ in Mel Gibson’s 2004 film The Passion of the Christ which made him recognized in the Holywood industry. Similarly, he had also made an appearance in the 2006 films Unknown and Déjà Vu. He portrayed Kainan in Outlander (2008) and provided the voice of Jesus on the 2007 New Testament audio dramatization The Word of Promise, Long Weekend.
In 2009, he played French-Iranian journalist Freidoune Sahebjam in The Stoning of Soraya M. In the following year, he reprised the role of Jesus in the latest installment of The Word of Promise. He has also starred in The Prisoner, a remake of the British science fiction series The Prisoner, in November 2009.
Furthermore, he has also starred in the CBS drama series Person of Interest as John Reese, football film When the Game Stands Tall (2014), Escape Plan (2013), John Paul II, Paul, Apostle of Christ, The Resurrection of the Christ, The Sound of Freedom and so on.
Handsome and talented actor Caviezel has received many awards and also nominated awards. Similarly, he has won the Movie Guide Grace Award. He was also nominated for the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic TV Actor in 2014 and again in 2016 for his work on Person of Interest.
Caviezel has earned a decent sum of money by his professional acting career. His estimated net worth is around $25 million while his salary is not revealed yet.
What is the relationship status of Jim Caviezel?
Reflecting on Jim’s relationship status, he is a married man. He got married to Kerri Browitt, a high school English teacher in 1996. They are pleased with each other. And they have fostered three children from China who had cancer. Both of them devout Catholics who oppose abortion.
After playing the career-defining role of Jesus Christ in Mel Gibson’s controversial biblical drama The Passion of The Christ, he got rejected by Hollywood. He was one of the heartthrob actors in Hollywood. However, he has not played any role as well as not been through scandals currently.
Caviezel has an amazing personality and a stunning body. He has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weight is still unknown. Likewise, he has salt and pepper hair color and hazel eye color.
Jim is socially active on media sites like Twitter and Instagram. He has many fans following. Likewise, he has over 10.1k followers on Twitter account and more than 53k followers on Instagram. He does not have a Facebook account.