Oscar Isaac

Oscar Isaac - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On March 26, 2023

Guatemala, USA
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Guatemala, USA

Oscar Isaac is a Guatemalan-born American actor and musician. Oscar Isaac is recognized for his versatility and has been credited with breaking stereotypes about Latino characters in Hollywood.

Early Life

Isaac was born Oscar Isaac Hernandez Estrada in Guatemala, USA, on March 9, 1979. He is 43 years old. His parents are a Guatemalan mother named Maria Eugenia, and a Cuban father named Oscar Gonzalo Hernandez-Cano who is a pulmonologist by profession. They together raised their son in Miami, Florida.

He has an older sister, a climate scientist named Nicole, and a younger brother, a journalist named Mike. Talking about his educational background, this actor attended the private grade school Westminster Christian School located in southern Florida. Moreover, he later attended and graduated from the Juilliard School in the year 2005.


Before becoming an actor, he played lead guitar and sang vocals in his band named the Blinking Underdogs. Isaac was named the best actor of his generation in 2017 by Vanity Fair and one of the 25 greatest actors of the 21st century in 2020 by The New York Times.

His accolades include a National Board of Review Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award. Moreover, he was featured on Time’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016. When he was an infant, he migrated with his family to the United States.

As a teenager, this actor joined a punk band, acted in plays, and also made his film debut in a minor role. Furthermore, he was a character actor in films for much of the 2000s. However, his first major role was that of Joseph in the biblical drama titled The Nativity Story (2006).

Also, he won an AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for portraying East Timorese political leader Jose Ramos-Horta in the Australian film titled Balibo which was released in 2009. In addition, he became a global star with the role of Poe Dameron in the Star Wars sequel trilogy.

More about the career

After gaining popularity for playing supporting parts in Robin Hood and Drive, he had his breakthrough with the eponymous role of a singer in the musical drama known as Inside Llewyn Davis. This musical drama earned him a Golden Globe nomination. This amazing star starred in the historical drama named Operation Finale.

His career improved with leading roles in the crime drama A Most Violent Year, the thriller Ex Machina, and the superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse. However, this drama marked his first venture into production—the science fiction films Annihilation (2018) and Dune (2021), and the crime drama The Card Counter (2021).

On TV, he was the lead in three miniseries and they are Show Me a Hero, for which he earned a Golden Globe Award, Scenes from a Marriage, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Moon Knight. Moreover, his stage work includes title roles in Romeo and Juliet (2007) and Hamlet (2017).

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Caption: Oscar Isaac performing on the stage. Source: Instagram.

Brand Endorsements

There is no information about Oscar endorsing any products of various brands. However, this actor has never spoken about any endorsement deals with any brands in the public. In addition, he has not mentioned any products of several brands on social media sites too.

Relationship Status

According to various sources, he was engaged to Maria Miranda in 2007. However, it did not last long.  Oscar first met Danish film director Elvira Lind in the year 2012. Then, he married her after five years in 2017. The couple welcomed their sons named Eugene in 2017 and Mads in 2019.

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Caption: Oscar Isaac with his wife. Source: Instagram.

Oscar Isaac – Body Measurements

This handsome actor has an attractive and athletic body figure. He is 5 feet 8½ inches tall and weighs around 72 kilograms. Moreover, he has shiny dark brown hair and a pair of mesmerizing dark brown eyes. The information about Isaac’s body measurements is not known till now.

Social Media

This actor is not available on several social media sites like Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, etc. Oscar seems to be a very private person and does not share any of his personal information through social media. However, he only has a verified self-titled Facebook account with more than 302k followers.

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Caption: Oscar Isaac posing for the photo. Source: Instagram.

Oscar Isaac – Net Worth 2023

Being an actor and singer, he has an estimated net worth of $12 million approximately. Therefore, he has appeared in a range of high-profile blockbusters over the course of his career and is currently one of the most recognizable faces in the entertainment industry.