The Facts About Nicolas Cage: Height, Age, Weight, and So Much More
Known as one of the most beloved actors in Hollywood, Nicolas Cage is an actor whose iconic charm both on and offscreen has continued to earn him leading roles, various accolades, and adoring fans around the world. From action heroes and mysterious villains to dramatic roles and comedic camp, there is seemingly no role Nicolas Cage cannot tackle.
Like any other major star in Hollywood, fans are always clamoring to know more about their favorite actors and a star with such massive popularity like Nicolas Cage is no exception. This article will highlight all the facts about Nicolas Cage, from his height, age, and weight, to fun facts, secrets, and more.
How Tall is Nicolas Cage?
Nicolas Cage is exactly 6 feet and 0 inches in height, alternatively measured as 182.88 centimeters tall or 1.83 meters tall. Some sources have inaccurately listed him as 5 feet 5 inches tall, but he is in fact exactly 6 feet tall.
How Old is Nicolas Cage?
As of 2023, Nicolas Cage is 59 years old. He was born on January 7, 1964 in Long Beach, CA. He got his first acting role in 1981 at 17 years old and has since shown no sign of slowing down. He has released 9 movies since 2020 and currently has 8 movies in the works with no mention of retirement.
How Much Does Nicolas Cage Weigh?
Reports vary but the general consensus as of the start of 2023 is that Nicolas Cage weighs about 198 pounds, or around 89.8 kilograms. Throughout the years, Nicolas Cage has always had about an average weight, never really crossing over the 200 pound line. In recent years, his weight has been documented at slightly lower than it is now, ranging anywhere from 155 to 165 pounds at the lowest.
Does Nicolas Cage Use A Fake Name?
Nicolas Cage is actually a stage name. His real name is Nicolas Kim Coppola. He is directly related to Francis Ford Coppola, who is his uncle, Sophia Coppola, who is his cousin, and Jason Schwartzman, who is also his cousin.
Although his first name is real, his last name “Cage” was a moniker specifically chosen to avoid nepotism due to his relation to the Coppola family. He wanted to build his career entirely on his own skills and without the benefit of his family relations. According to Nicolas Cage himself, the “Cage” last name was inspired by the Marvel Comics superhero Luke Cage and the composer John Cage.
The decision to use a stage name was made very early in his career. Only 2 out of 107 of his acting credits list him as Nicolas Coppola, both of which were at the very start of his acting career in the early 80’s. He has gone by the stage name Nicolas Cage since.
Who Is Nicolas Cage Married To?
Like many other famous celebrities, Nicolas Cage has had multiple spouses over the years. He is currently 4 times divorced and is married to his fifth wife, Riko Shibata. They have been together since February 2021.
Nicolas Cage’s first marriage was to actress Patricia Arquette, known for True Romance, Stigmata, and David Lynch’s Lost Highway. Nicolas Cage proposed to her on the day they met, although she initially refused him. They were married from April 1995 to May 2001.
Nicolas Cage then went on to marry singer Lisa Marie Preseley in 2002, only about a year after they announced their relationship in 2001. The marriage was short-lived and ended in 2004. According to Nicolas Cage, the marriage ended because Lisa Marie Presley’s first husband, Dannny Keough, actually lived on the property with them in a separate house, which made Nicolas Cage uncomfortable.
About 2 months later, Nicolas Cage married former actress Alice Kim Cage. Although Alice’s acting career was quite short, with only 3 acting credits to her name, the marriage lasted for 12 years. The couple divorced in January 2016.
Nicolas Cage took a break from the dating scene for a few years before marrying Erika Koike in March 2019. However, 4 days after the marriage, Nicolas Cage filed for annulment due to claims that the pair were too intoxicated to fully understand the decision they were making. Erika Koike agreed with him and the couple were officially divorced in May 2019, just 2 months after the marriage.
Nicolas Cage once again rescinded from the dating scene until he married his current wife, Riko Shibata, in February 2021. The pair met on the set of Prisoners of the Ghostland, which premiered the same year they became married.
Does Nicolas Cage Have Children?
Nicolas Cage has 3 biological children and at one point had 1 stepchild. He had his first child, Weston Cage, in December 1990 with his then girlfriend Christina Fulton. Nicolas Cage was only 26 years old when his first son was born.
He would not have another child until 2005. His third wife, Alice Kim Cage, gave birth to Kal-El Cage, who was named after comic book character Superman. Nicolas Cage was 41 when his second son was born.
Nicolas Cage recently welcomed his third child and only daughter in September 2022 with his current wife, Riko Shibata. His daughter was named August Francesca Coppola Cage, likely in homage to his father, August Coppola, and his uncle, Frances Ford Coppola.
During his marriage to Patricia Arquette, Nicolas Cage became stepfather to Enzo Rossi. Enzo Rossi was born in 1989 to parents Patricia Arquette and Paul Rossi. It is unknown if Nicolas Cage maintains any relationship with Enzo Rossi since his divorce from Patricia Arquette.
Has Nicolas Cage Ever Won an Oscar?
Nicolas Cage has won 1 Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for the film Leaving Las Vegas. He was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role for the film Adaptation in 2003 but did not win.
Nicolas Cage is also a Golden Globe winner for his performance in Leaving Las Vegas. He was also nominated for a Golden Glove for Moonstruck, Honeymoon in Vegas, and Adaptation. His performance in Leaving Las Vegas also landed him a win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.