David Bale

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Entrepreneur and Environmentalist (1941)
Mon Jan 20 2020
By   Pranish

David Charles Howard Bale, aka David Bale, is a famous English businessman and an active environmentalist/ animal rights activist who imports jeans and skateboards and do marketing jobs in America. Similarly, he is also known as the father of a well-known actor, Christian Bale, best known for playing the role of Bruce Wayne in the movie, Batman.

The late businessman, David, was born on 2 September 1941 in South Africa. Likewise, he was born under the zodiac sign, Virgo. He held an American nationality and mixed (African-American) ethnicity. Keep reading the article and know about his personal life-related information.

Married Thrice In His Lifetime

The late entrepreneur, David, was married thrice in his lifetime. His first wife was Sandra Kreunen, with whom he divorced in 1964 after she filed for divorce when he returned to England to visit his mother. After his first divorce, Bale tied the knot with his second wife, Jenny James, in 1972.

Jenny James Smiling towards camera
Picture: David's second wife, Jenny James
Source: The Telegraph

Unfortunately, their relation didn't last long, and they parted away from each other. Later, he was engaged to his third wife, Gloria Marie Steinem, an American feminist, journalist, and social, political activist. The pair exchanged their wedding vows on 3 September 2000 in front of several renowned guests, close friends, and relatives.

David hugging his third wife, Gloria
Image: David and his third wife, Gloria Steinem
Source: Jason Cochran

Their marriage ceremony was held at the home of Gloria's friend, Wilma Mankiller. Gloria was in a relationship with a publisher, Mortimer Zuckerman, for four years. However, their relationship also came to an end in 2003.

Blessed With Four Children

From his three marital relations, he has four children, one with his first wife, Sandra, and three with his second wife, Jennifer James. He became a father for the first time on 22 July 1972 when he shared a daughter named Louise Bale with his first wife. 

She is currently a well-known actress and environmentalist. Similarly, he welcomed his second child, a son, Christian Bale, on 30 January 1974, who is 45 years old as of 2020 and a renowed actor by profession. 

David's two daughters, Jenny and His son, Christian
Image: David with his family
Source: Christian Bale | Baleheads Blog

Currently, he is married to Sibi Blazic and shares two children with her. Similarly, he shares two other daughters named Erin Bale and Sharon Bale with Jennifer.

Death Of Gloria Husband, David Bale

How sad it is when a woman who once said a woman without a man is a fish without water, lost her spouse. The same thing happened to the well-known feminist and journalist, Gloria, when she lost her partner on 30 December 2003

David died at the age of 62 cause of primary brain lymphoma. he was hospitalized since July 2003, and he took his last breath in Santa Monica Healthcare Center. For now, he is survived by his wife and four children.

David Bale's Net Worth

As a entrepreneur, he has accumulated a hefty sum of money from his career. He used to imports jeans and skateboards from abroad and sold them in America. David's net worth is estimated at around $30 Million at the time of his death. 

Not to mention, he has also worked as a commercial pilot and ran a commuter airline in England. Without a doubt, he must have bagged half of his fortune from these businesses. Apart from his earnings, his son, Christian's wealth is around $80 Million as of 2020.

He collects all of his dollars from his successful career as an actor. Without a doubt, he must have lived a lavish lifestyle with his earnings and net worth.

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