Date of Birth: 10 August, 1960 (Age: 56)
Height: 174 cm (5 ft 8)
Weight: 77 kg (170 pounds)
Eye color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Antonio Banderas got international popularity through provocative movies of Pedro Almodovar. His first roles exploited his hot Spanish look and charisma. He took part in such films as “Laberinto de pasiones”, “Delirios de amor”, “La ley del deseo” and many others.
The actor’s big break, which made him A List star in Hollywood, was the film “Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios”. After that he was invited by the most popular film directors in the world to act in his movies.
He is responsible for such hits as “Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles”, “Desperado”, “Four Rooms” and many others.
Usually his heroes were strong, skillful and fast. Of course, his hot look was natural for Antonio Banderas and he did nothing to get it. But his strong body without any extra fat is the result of his work.
Antonio Banderas was active from the earliest years. He was going to become a football player and that’s why sports always was the inseparable part of his life.
But he broke his leg and that’s why had to change his mind and chose the career of an actor.
Nevertheless he trained hard, when was preparing to his new roles. Thus he had to travel during several hours per day, when he was getting ready to portray Zorro in “The Mask of Zorro”.
Now the actor is much older and his heroes are not so hot and strong as they used to be. The face of an actor lost the former charm, but his body remains hot and well toned.
The secret of his shape is regular workouts. But now they are not so hard as they used to be. The actor was noticed several times, running in the park together with his partner, the Dutch beauty Nicole Kimpel. The couple also likes hiking. They walk about 2 or 3 miles daily, simply enjoying their free time and getting to know each other better.
To remain slim, an actor keeps to a reasonable eating plan. He is not starving, but he eats the right food and tries to choose low fat products. Metabolism gets slower and slower each year. The actor knows it and reduces the calories, to remain thin and chiseled.
He follows several principles of healthy eating.
First of all, he eats 4-5 times a day. He has three main meals per day and two healthy, low in calories snacks.
He tries to include multicolored vegs to his menu. He eats nuts, low fat dairy products and chicken meat. Thus the actor, producer and singer remains slim, healthy and active and has enough strength to lead the active and interesting lifestyle.