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Who is Norman Reedus?
Since the early 1990s, American actor and model Norman Reedus have been involved in the entertainment industry. He started off his career with the film The Boondock Saints. In movies such as Deuces Wild (2002), Blade II (2002), American Gangster (2007), and more, Reedus has already made his appearance.
Norman Reedus was born on January 6, 1969, in Hollywood, Florida. Similarly, Reedus father is Ira Norman Reedus and mother is Marianne Reedus. Reedus belongs to Italian, English, Irish and Scottish ethnicity and holds American nationality.
Norman spent a semester at Bethany College before dropping out of college. Later, he started to work in at a Venice, California, Harley-Davidson store where he earned $7.50 an hour.
Norman Reedus received his first acting job at the Tiffany Theater on Sunset Boulevard in the play Maps for Drowners. He appeared in the music videos of performers such as Keith Richards, Björk, R.E.M., and Radiohead throughout the early 90s. Apart from acting, Reedus also laid his hands in the modeling industry.
Although Norman Reedus has never walked down the aisle with anyone, one thing is certain – the actor is not homosexual. Gay rumors related to Norman Reedus, however, started to swirl after speculations that his protagonist had gay tendencies in The Walking Dead.
In 2014, the creator of the show, Robert Kirkman, revealed that although he initially planned to make the character homosexual, he changed his mind. Kirkman has once and for all quieted the rumors by confirming that the personality of Reedus is straight.
Personal Life: Wife
Reedus is not only a popular actor but also very famous among young ladies due to his hot aura and appearances. As for, now, he is dating Diane Kruger.
The pair started going out in 2016 and ever since then, the couple is inseparable. However, the pair hasn't tied a knot.
Word got out in May 2018 that Reedus and Diane are expecting child together. However, detailed information isn't available at the moment.
On the other hand, from his former relationship with Helena, he has already welcomed their son named Mingus Lucien Reedus, on October 13, 1999, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
This actor has romanticized a couple of females and especially has something to do with models. Although Reedus stayed mainly tight-lipped about his romantic life, information on a few of his relationships got him media's attention.
For reasons that never made it to the press, Norman and Christensen split up in 2003. The split was a friendly one, as the couple stayed very friendly over the years and co-parenting their child together.
Reedus had brief relationships with Jarah Mariano in 2009, Glenn Lovrich in 2011, Cecilia Singley in 2013 and the walking dead co-star Emily Rebecca Kinney. Presently, Emily is in a relation with Paul McDonald.
Net Worth & Salary
Norman Reedus has come a long way since he is earning $7 for an hour's job. As for now, for each episode of The Walking Dead, he gets over $650,000 as a remuneration. Earning such a wage from the television has probably aided him to gather a hefty bank balance.
Aside from acting he also appears occasionally modeling industry for TV. It is estimated that his wealth exceeds $18 million.