Sylvester Stallone is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for playing the role of boxer Rocky Balboa and Vietnam War veteran John Rambo. After his initial struggling years, he later went on to become one of the famous actors in the world. His net worth estimated to be $400 million.
Early Life Of Sylvester Stallone –
Sylvester was born in New York City in the year 1946 (July 6). At the time of his birth, he had a forceps accident. He also met with an accident in which his nerve was damaged. He faced difficulty in speaking after the accident.
Sylvester had a very difficult childhood. He and his brother were badly affected as his parents got separated. He spends some of his earlier in foster care. The family was moved to the Washington, D.C. area when he was around 5 years old. Maryland Sylvester lived for years with his father. He struggled academically and emotionally as well. He was thrown out of many schools.
He studied at American College in Switzerland and the University of Miami where he studied drama. He left school before completing the degree so that he could shift to New York to pursue his acting career.
Career Life Of Sylvester Stallone –
Sylvester did all sorts of odd jobs like cleaning a lion cage in a zoo, ushered at a movie theater, etc. to earn a living before he got a proper break into acting. He also made an appearance in an adult film The Party at Kitty and Stud’s.
While Sylvester was a student in Switzerland he had a brief role in Downhill Racer as a restaurant customer in the year 1969. He had many uncredited roles in mainstream films like Bananas, and Kulte. He then moved to Hollywood. His first role was in The Lords of Flatbush.
Even though Sylvester worked in more television and films still he struggled to get a major role. He wrote the script for Rocky but he sold the script only when he was given a role to play in the film. He later starred as the main character in the film. The film was a huge success. Sylvester received an Academy Award nomination for the role he played in the film.
Sylvester’s major work includes Rocky, Rocky Balboa, First Blood, The Expendables, Creed, Rambo: Last Blood, Rambo, etc.
Personal Life Of Sylvester Stallone –
Sylvester married three times. He married the first time in 1974 and had two sons. She died of heart disease. His second wife had autism so he got separated from her. The third marriage also did not last for long.