Nick Nolte

Nick Nolte

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Updated On December 8, 2021

Nick Nolte is a well-known American actor, author, model, and producer. Nick Nolte is best known for his role in the 1991 movie, “The Prince of Tides”.

Early Life and Childhood

Nick Nolte was born on February 8, 1941, and is currently 80 years old. Born in Omaha, Nebraska, United States, he is American by nationality. Likewise, he follows Christianity. Being born on February 8, his birth sign is Aquarius.

Moving towards his family members, he was born to his father Franklin Arthur Nolte, and his mother Helen Nolte. His father was a footballer who was a three-time letter winner at Iowa State University. Likewise, his mother was an expert antique dealer, who also co-owned a beautiful and prestigious antique shop.

Moving on, his maternal grandfather, Matthew Leander King, was the inventor of the hollow-tile silo. Whereas, his maternal grandmother was the leader of the student union at Iowa State University. He also has an elder sister named Nancy. She is an executive at Red Cross.


He first enrolled at Kingsley Elementary School in Waterloo, Iowa. Similarly, he attended some other schools like Westside High School and Benson High School, where he completed his schooling. After this, he joined Pasadena City College in Southern California, Arizona State University in Tempe, Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, and Phoenix College in Phoenix, for his higher studies.

Professional Life and Career

Nick started his career as a model. He worked as a model from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. Then, he began his acting career. In his initial days, he appeared in some TV series such as “Death Valley Days”, “Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Colour”, and Dirty Little Billy”.

In 1973, he appeared as Billy in the Tv series ‘Griff” and as Ron Johnson in “Cannon”. Some of his other acting credits are “Graves”, “A Walk in the Woods”, “The Trials of Cate McCall”, “The Company You Keep”,  ‘A Few Days in September”, “Breakfast of Champions”, “I Love Trouble”, and many others.

Nick Nolte

Caption: Scene from his move The Guardian (Source: The Guardian )

Relationship Status

Nick has been married four times throughout his life. On November 28, 1966, he married his first wife, Sheila Page. They divorced in 1970. After this, he married Sharyn Haddad on May 10, 1978, and broke up on February 16, 1984. In addition, he also married Rebecca Linger from February 19, 1984, to 1994.

He has a son named Brawley Nolte from this marriage. Furthermore, after separation from Rebecca, he dated Louise Ecklund, Kate Jackson, Jacqueline Bisset, Debra Winger, and Vicki Lewis.

The actor is currently in a married relationship with actress Clytie Lane. They got married on September 8, 2016. Moreover, they also have a daughter named Sophia Lane from this marriage.

Nick Nolte

Caption: Nick with his wife Clytie (Source: BiographyPedia)


The prominent actor has been involved in a couple of controversies. In 1965, he got arrested for selling counterfeit documents. Then, he received a $75k USD fine and a 45-year ling prison sentence which was later omitted. Likewise, in September 2002, he again got arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.

Body Measurements

Enhancing his physical statistics, Nick still looks for and is healthy at such an old age. Talking of his height, he is 6 feet 1 inch or 1.85 meters tall and weighs around 81 kg or 178 pounds. Likewise, the actor has blonde/grey hair with a couple of beautiful blue eyes.

Social Media and Net Worth

When it comes to his social media handles, Nick is only active on Twitter. He joined Twitter in September 2013 and has gained 600 followers. Other than this, he is not active on any of them such as Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube.

Nick Nolte

Caption: Nick spotted with his car (Source: The Sun)

He has made a huge amount of money throughout his career. He is 80 years now and has earned a lot of money throughout his life. As of the online resources, he has an estimated net worth of $75 million Us dollars. In fact, he made this wealth from his acting career followed by his modeling and producing career.