Hilary Swank

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Actress, Producer, (1974)
Thu Sep 10 2020
By   Ruku

The Oscar Award-winning entertainment personality Hilary Swank is an actress who is widely popular for portraying her character in movies like Boys Don't Cry, Million Dollar Baby, The Next Karate Kid, The Black Dahlia, and others. 

The stunning star Hilary was born as Hilary Ann Swank on July 30, 1974, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. She was raised by her mother Judy Kay Clough Swank and father Stephen Michael Swank alongside her eldest brother Daniel Swank

Happily Married Woman

The 46-years-old Boys Don't Cry actress Hilary is in a marital relationship with the social venture entrepreneur Philip Schneider. Hilary and Philip first met on a blind date arranged by the close friend Jean and Misha Collin's wife Victoria. 

 Hilary Swank got engaged to her boyfriend Philip Schneider in 2016.
Snap: Hilary Swank got engaged to her boyfriend Philip Schneider in 2016.
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On the blind date, the duo enjoyed their time. They shared a good bond. Later nearly after year, Philip proposed Hilary with an engagement ring in 2016 while they were vacationing in Colorado.

Afterward, on August 18, 2018, Hilary and her love of life Philip tied the wedding knot. The intimate wedding ceremony which was planned by Allison Weddings was held at the Santa Lucia Preserve in Carmel, California

The actress Hilary Swank and her husband Philip Schneider tied the wedding knot on August 18, 2018, in California.
Image: The actress Hilary Swank and her husband Philip Schneider tied the wedding knot on August 18, 2018, in California.
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On the big day, the bride Hilary was looking gorgeous on her Elie Saab Couture wedding dress. On the other hand, the groom Philip dashes the wedding look wearing a black tuxedo. 

As of 2020, the husband-wife duo is living merrily as a perfect married pair. They visit many exotic places and attend public functions together. However, the married couple has not shared any children. 

The Hilaroo Foundation

Hilary who loves animals is a strong advocate for pet adoption. She runs the non-profit making organization named The Hilaroo Foundation. As per their site, the foundation was named after Hilary and one of her pet Karoo. The Karoo died untimely before her 8th birthday.

 The Hilaroo Foundation founder Hilary Swank with the rescued dogs.
Picture: The Hilaroo Foundation founder Hilary Swank with the rescued dogs.
Source: Instagram @hilaryswank

The primary mission of the organization is to helps "bring together youth who have been given up on and animals who have been abandoned, to help heal one another through Rescue, Rehabilitation, Animal Adoption, and Responsibility Training."

Former Affairs

Before sharing an intimate life with Philip, the 5-feet-6-inch tall Hilary was linked with several men. Swank first shared her wedding vows with an actor Chad Lowe on September 28, 1997.

Chad and Hilary first met one another in the set of the film Quiet Days in Hollywood. The formerly married pair was living happily. However, on January 9, 2006, they separated. Their divorce was finalized on November 1, 2007.

The actress Hilary Swank and an actor Chad Lowe were married from 1997 to 2006.
Snap: The actress Hilary Swank and an actor Chad Lowe were married from 1997 to 2006.
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Similarly, Hilary dated her agent John Campisi from 2007 to May 2012. Likewise, in 2015 she started dating a financial advisor Ruben Torres. Ruben and Hilary got engaged on March 22, 2016. But later, they called off their engagement in June 2016.

Net Worth: $60 million

Hilary Swank owns a total fortune of $60 million which she accumulated from her successful professional career. Some of her notable movies are listed below along with their box-office collection;

Movie NameIMDb RatingsProduction BudgetBox-Office Collection
Boys Don't Cry (1999)7.5/10$2 million$20.7 million
Insomnia (2002)7.2/10$46 million$113.8 million
Million Dollar Baby (2004)8.1/10$30 million$216.8 million
P.S. I Love You (2007)7/10$30 million$156.8 million
New Year's Eve (2011)5.7/10$56 million$142 million

Similarly, Swank has starred in the TV series like Growing Pains, The Sleepwalker Killing, Beverly Hills, 90210, Iron Jawed Angle, BoJack Horseman, Trust, Away, and others. From the appearance, she not only collected an impressive sum of wealth but also gathering wide media attention.

Besides, Hilary is also a producer who has worked in films such as Amelia, Conviction, You're Not You, and What They Had.

Awards

The talented Hilary has won a number of prestigious awards. Back in 1999, she received the Young Artist Award, Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, Chicago International Film Festival Award, and others for her incredible role as Brandon Teena in the biographical film Boys Don't Cry.

 Hilary Swank received Oscar Award for best actress in the movie Million Dollar Baby and Boy's Don't Cry.
Snap: Hilary Swank received Oscar Award for best actress in the movie Million Dollar Baby and Boys Don't Cry.
Source: Oscars Wiki

Similarly, for the breakthrough performance in Boys Don't Cry she received the 2000 Academy Award, Critics Choice Awar, Golden Globe Award, Independent Spirit Award, Satelite Award, etc.

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