Balthazar Getty

Balthazar Getty

Date Of BirthJanuary 22, 1975
Age49 years 4 months 1 days
Day of BirthWednesday
Place Of BirthTarzana, California, United States
Zodiac SignAquarius
Professions Singer , Producer , Model , Actor , Musician
Birth Name Paul Balthazar Getty
Nickname Balty

Personal Information
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Languages German , English , Italian
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Trademark Scar on forehead
Body Features & Measurements
Height183 CM
6 Feet 0 Inches
Eye color Brown
Hair color Brown
Weight75 KG
165 lbs
Tattoos Hebrew Letters (chest)
Musical notes (across front shoulder)
Body Type Athletic
Family Information
Father John Paul Getty III
Mother Gisela Martine Zacher (Gisela Schmidt)
Son Cassius Paul Getty
Wife Rosetta Millington (married in 2000)
Daughters Grace Getty
June Catherine Getty
Violet Getty
Cousins Julius Getty
Andrew Wilding
Joseph Getty
Caleb Wilding
Alexander Getty
Nats Getty
August Getty
Uncle Mark Getty (Paternal)
Grandfather John Paul Getty Jr. (Paternal)
Grandmother Gail Harris Getty
Aunts Jutta Winkelmann (Actress)
Ariadne Getty (Ariadne Getty Williams)
Aileen Getty
Great Grandfather Jean Paul Getty (Paternal)
Half Sister Anna Getty/ Anna Zacher (maternal, born in 1972, Actress)
Great-grandmother Ann Rork Light (Paternal)
Great Great GrandFather Sam E. Rork (Paternal)
Great Great Grandmother George Getty (Paternal)
Education Qualifications
Education(School) Gordonstoun School
Alma MaterGordonstoun
Love, Romance, Marriage
Girlfriends Sienna Miller (2008)
Drew Barrymore (Ex)
Lala Sloatman (Ex)
Milla Jovovich (Ex)
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Lord of the Flies(1990)
Years Active 1990-
Debut (TV) Nightmare Classics
Debut(Short movie) Halfway House
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Food Burrito
Favorite MovieSlum dog millionaire
Favorite Sportbasketball
LikesJames Baldwin
Motorcycle Riding
DislikesDonald Trump
Sports Activity Hockey
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileBalthazar Getty Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileBalthazar Getty Instagram Profile
YouTube ChannelBalthazar Getty YouTube Channel
More Information
Friends Eric Dane
Rodney Harvey
Patricia Arquette
Mentor David Lynch
Net worth$200 million


Balthazar Getty is an American actor and musician. He is known for roles Ralph in Lord of the Flies (1990), Bozo in Feast(2005), Tom O'Folliard in Young Guns II (1990), Pete Dayton in Lost Highway (1997), Wolfgang Mueller in Second Sunrise, Red in "Twin Peaks", Harry Cox in #Horror(2015), Tommy Walker in "Brothers & Sisters", Thomas Grace in "Alias", Richard Montana in "Charmed", Nate Greeley in "Pasadena", Olmeyer in Judge Dredd(1995), Andreas Symes in Habitat

Balthazar Getty was born on 22nd January 1975 in Tarzana, California, United States as Paul Balthazar Getty to businessman John Paul Getty III & his wife Gisela Martine Zacher- a photographer & documentary maker. He was raised in San Francisco city.

Balthazar Getty & Rosetta Millington relationship: Balthazar & fashion designer/ model Rosetta were introduced by actress Patricia Arquette. The couple married on 3rd May 2000, she is elder to him by about 5 years. The couple had briefly separated in 2008 following his affair to English actress and reunited in 2009. The couple have 4 children, 3 daughters and a son in:

  • Cassius Paul (born 17th July 2000)
  • Grace Getty (born 2002)
  • Violet Getty (born 2003)
  • June Catherine Getty (born 2007 October 2)

Balthazar Getty Facts & Trivia

  • Ancestry: His father is an American while mother is from Germany
  • B-Zar: He has produced rap music under the name B-Zar, he worked with rapper Mannish to produce "Audio Sedative"
  • He has appeared on the commercial for
  • Getty Oil: John comes from a long line of Getty businessmen. His family owns Getty oil, which has leases with Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
  • His great-grandfather was the richest man in the world in his time.
  • The Lunchbox Fund: He is one of the board of directors for the non-profit organization, it helps provide daily means to school students in South Africa. Joaquin Phoenix, Rain Phoenix. Salman Rushdie were among the other board of directors
  • Drug addiction: Balthazar's family has a long history of drug addiction, His father had addiction problems in 1980s, Balthazar himself had problems with heroin and cocaine, went close to arrest back in 1998 and reformed himself after that. He had alcohol addiction as well.
  • Interest in acting : Balthazar's interest in acting started at the age of 14
  • Sienna Miller: Balthazar had a brief affair with English actress Sienna Rose Diana Miller in 2008, it made news on British tabloids and Miller eventually sued them, relationship did not last though, Balthazar returned to his wife, while Miller got together with her ex Jude Law. Balthazar believes the fling has made his relationship with the wife stronger than before.
  • Music: Balthazar has composed for the thriller movie Down by the Water. He has also written songs "Lovely" and "Higher" for the sci-fi movie Hot Bot (2016)
  • Production: Balthazar turned producer with thriller drama Shadow Hours(2000), he has also produced Sluts & Losers (2001)
  • He has appeared on shows of Bonnie Hunt, Jimmy Kimmel among others.
  • Paper and magazine: He has been covered in TV Guide twice in 2009 and Premiere in 2000, "Wrapped in Plastic" magazine featured him on the cover page.
  • Young Artist Award: He received 2 nominations for his role in Lord of the Flies at the Young Artist Award.
  • His father J. Paul Getty III was kidnapped in 1973, when the family refused to pay any money, they cut his ear and sent it to a news paper
  • 5150: He founded a production by the name 5150
  • Ringside: He formed a band along with his friend Scott Thomas, they released an album in 2005 named after the band
  • He broke his arms from a fall just before the filming of Lord of the Flies, for which he was selected, the writers wrote the injury into the script to make it realistic
  • Solardrive: Balthazar was a DJ & producer for a while, he used to go by the name Solardrive, he used the same name in his band as well
  • Pets: Balthazar and family have two black pugs (dogs) named Ajax & Daisy
  • He inherits a village and Mansion from the family located in Tuscany, Italy
  • Gordonstoun School: He studied at the independent co-educational boarding school located in Moray, Scotland
  • Religion: Balthazar is a practicing Jew, he learns Kabbalah under Rabbi Shraga Berg, he visited Israel in 2010
  • He lost his father in 2011
  • Modelling: Balthazar has been the model for top brands such as Versace , Calvin Klein & Tommy Hilfiger
  • Balthazar's friend Eric Dane is the Godfather of son Cassius.
  • Debut: He was discovered by a talent scout at the age of 12 and was invited for an audition of the adaptation of novel "Lord of the Flies"
  • Sports: He played Hockey for a team in Burbank, California
  • Little Buddha: His family called him little buddha in his childhood as he had a red birthmark in the center of his forehead, and he did not smile often as a kid.
  • Balthazar was babysat once by the actor Sean Penn
  • He has decided to remove most of his tattoos which he had as a youngster.
  • He is a pretty good artist as well, he often draws sketches and publishes them online
  • He has facial resemblence with actor Charlie Sheen

Balthazar Getty Quotes

  • [About his affair with Miller] Without going down, you can't rise again, it is history.
  • [About being a Getty] I've gotten more comfortable with who I am. Where I come from
  • You can do two things in life when an obstacle comes your way: You can tackle it, or you can allow it to break you down
  • I wouldn't say I had an easy childhood, but I always felt loved. My mom didn't pressure me to win. I didn't need to be the best at anything
  • Our culture is so focused on competition right now. That's not something we want to enforce in this house.
  • I really didn't know what it was to be a Getty. I had a pretty modest upbringing.
  • I think I’m gonna be one of those old men that build sailing ships in large bottles

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