Irish actor and model Jonathan Rhys Meyers, originally named Jonathan Michael Francis O’Keeffe, was born on July 27, 1977 in Drimnagh, County Dublin. His parents are Mary Geraldine and John O’Keeffe. He attended school in North Monastery Christian Brothers School but was later expelled. Eventually after his expulsion, he was discovered by talent agents who were searching for potential young actors (particularly Irish boys) who can play a specific role for the movie War of the Buttons. He auditioned for the role and was immediately highlighted on it. His successful appearance in the said movie made him become appealing to the eyes of the casting crew. They encouraged him to pursue acting, which he did. Nowadays, he is already a well-known male celebrity who appears in a number of films and TV series.
Although he had suffered alcohol problems during the past, the actor had managed to renew himself towards a healthy, better lifestyle. According to a source, he is seen doing weight training to build more muscles and maintain them for over a matter of time. The actor is also known to be a type who doesn’t eat much in order to balance his diet with his strenuous workout. His enthusiasm in making his body active and in good health is somewhat inspiring. It makes us realize that it really pays good when you’re changing your abnormal lifestyle and turning it into a healthier one.
Body Measurement (2014 – Age 36)
Height: 178 cm | 5 feet, 10 Inches
Weight: 72 kg | 158 lbs
Chest: 107 cm | 42 in
Bicep: 41 cm | 16 in
Waist: 81 cm | 32 in