Ewan McGregor Height, Age, Bio

  • Ewan McGregor
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  • Net Worth: $ 50,000,000
  • Birthday: 31 Mar 1971
  • Age: 52
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Zodiac sign: Aries
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 5.10 ft
  • Weight: 163 lb
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Ewan Gordon McGregor
  • Nationality: Scottish
  • Nickname: Ewan
  • Religion: Secular Humanist
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Family Details
  • Father: James Charles Stewart “Jim” McGregor (Physical education teacher)
  • Mother: Carole Diane (née Lawson) (Teacher and school administrator)
  • Siblings: Colin McGregor (Older Brother) (Former Tornado GR4 pilot in the Royal Air Force)
  • Distinctive Features
    • Mole on his forehead, until he had it removed
    • Mischievous smile
    • Scottish accent
    • Tattoo

Who Is Ewan McGregor?

Ewan McGregor was born on March 31, 1971, in Perth, Scotland. He was raised in Crieff. He is Scottish actor who rose to prominence by portraying the role of Mark Renton in the 1996 film Trainspotting. He portrayed Obi-Wan Kenobi in the 1999 blockbuster film Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.

Afterwards, he reprised his role in the sequels of the film, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker. His other notable film credits include Big Fish, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, The Island and Beginners.

Movies and TV Shows

    Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker
    Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Obi Wan Kenobi (voice)
    Doctor Sleep 2019
    Doctor Sleep (2019) Dan Torrance
    T2 Trainspotting 2017 poster
    T2 Trainspotting (2017) Renton
    The Impossible
    The Impossible (2012) Henry
    The Ghost Writer 2010
    The Ghost Writer (2010) The Ghost
    Star Wars Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 2005
    Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) Obi-Wan Kenobi
    Big Fish 2003
    Big Fish (2003) Ed Bloom - Young
    Black Hawk Down 2001 poster
    Black Hawk Down (2001) Grimes
    Trainspotting 1996 poster
    Trainspotting (1996) Renton


  • Adopted a dog, named Sid on the last day of shooting Beginners (2010).

    Adopted a dog, named Sid on the last day of shooting Beginners (2010).

Quotes and Sayings

  • "I’ve been waiting nearly twenty years to have my own light saber. Nothing’s cooler than being a Jedi Knight." - Ewan McGregor
  • "Then, one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you." - Ewan McGregor
  • "Success is tricky to deal with, both professionally and in your personal life." - Ewan McGregor
  • "I don’t do things lightly; I don’t take a job then just phone it in – I’ve never done that." - Ewan McGregor
  • "Above all things, I believe in love." - Ewan McGregor

Car Collection

  • Ewan McGregor VW Beetle car collection

    He purchased the classic Beetle in year-2009, and has so far managed to keep it in perfect working condition.

  • Ewan McGregor motorcycle BMW

    Completed a trip from London to New York ‘The Long Way Round’ by riding a motorbike east, via Europe, Mongolia, Russia, Alaska and Canada to Manhattan over 115 days in 2004.

  • Ewan McGregor motorcycle

    He is a motorcyclist since his youth.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Scuba diving
  • Skiing
  • Skydiving
  • Enjoys playing chess
  • Riding motorbikes


  • Ewan McGregor tattoo

    He has a tattoo on his right arm of a heart and a dagger on which the names of his wife and daughters are written.

  • Ewan McGregor foot tattoo

    Swallow tattoo.

  • Ewan McGregor foot tattoo swallow

Facts & Trivia

  • He has sung alongside Nicole Kidman in the 2001 film Moulin Rouge!

  • He is close friends with actor Jude Law. They were formerly roommates.

  • Ewan McGregor 2022 height is 5 ft 10 inches or (178 cm tall).

  • His first name is pronounced “you-an“.

  • He quit drinking alcohol in November 2000.

  • He is afraid of loud noises.

  • He is nearsighted.

Major Awards

Golden Globes - 2018
Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television in Fargo (2014)
Golden Globes (Nominee) - 2013
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
Golden Globes (Nominee) - 2002
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical in Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Primetime Emmy (Nominee) - 2017
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie in Fargo (2014)
Primetime Emmy (Nominee) - 2017
Outstanding Narrator in Highlands: Scotland's Wild Heart (2016)
Primetime Emmy (Nominee) - 1997
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series in ER (1994)
Saturn Award - 2000
Best Supporting Actor in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 50,000,000