Most people know Charlie Sheen as a super-talented American actor who was one of the most important and most entertaining characters in the popular TV series Two and a Half Men. However, he is also known for his role in movies like Major League, and Young Guns, etc.
Unlike many celebrities who like to shy away from public appearances, Charlie Sheen didn’t mind sharing his off-screen life with the people. However, there are many interesting facts about this comic genius that you may not know about.
The following are the top 7 amazing facts about Charlie Sheen that you need to know:
Charlie Has 3 Ex-Wives
Although Charlie is currently single, he had three marriages in the past. His first wife was Donna Peele who he married in 1995 only to be separated the next year itself.
His second life-partner was Denise Richards, who he married in 2002 and even had two daughters with. Unfortunately, they got divorced in 2005.
Charlie’s third wife was the actress and real estate investor Brooke Mueller. They got married in 2008 and had two sons together. However, they separated in 2010.
He is a Proud Owner of a Golden Globe
Everybody knows what an honour it is to win a Golden Globe, the award bestowed by the 93 members of Hollywood Foreign Press Association which is at par with the Oscars.
Charlie won one of his own in 2002 for Spin City. However, he was nominated multiple times for his role in the Two and a Half Men as well.
He Once Tweeted his Personal Phone Number
Believe it or not, Charlie Sheen actually committed a big faux pas when he accidentally made his personal mobile number public for everyone to see.
He was actually trying to send his number to Justin Bieber in a private message but ended up tweeting the same to the public through his account. Naturally, a plethora of phone calls rushed his way until he realized about his blunder. He had to change his number- there was no other way.
He Had a Gambling Problem
Like many other celebrities, Charlie had a penchant for gambling and in particular online blackjack games. However, his love for the same was too much to dodge the tag of “addiction”.
Charlie used to hang out at the casinos all the time and would spend money unrestrained. He also loved to bet on sports.
One of the most shocking revelations was shared by his second-wife Denise Richards in 2006 who said that Charlie was blowing as much as $200,000 on casino gambling and sports betting every week!
Keith David Once Saved Charlie’s Life
During the filming of Platoon (1986), actor Keith David saved Charlie from falling to death.
Charlie and Keith were flying in an open-door helicopter during a battle scene when he, Charlie, suddenly started to fall towards one of the doors. Keith noticed the same in the nick of time and grabbed him right before he was about the fall out of the chopper, and saved his life.
Charlie is Quite Generous
Although a large number of conservative people find Charlie Sheen far from a “role-model” due to his history of drug abuse and gambling, he is still quite a generous fellow.
In 2004, Charlie was one of the spokespersons for the Lee National Denim Day breast cancer fundraiser that raised millions of dollars for research and education. He has also been a donor of Aid for Aids since 2006.
In 2012, Charlie pledged to donate a minimum of $1 million to the United Service Organizations, one of the largest ever made to the organization.
He Liked Lindsay Lohan
Charlie developed a soft corner for actress Lindsay Lohan barely in one day of shooting for the Scary Movie 5. So, when the actress found herself in tax troubles as the IRS got to her, he generously sent her a cheque of $100,000 to help her out. Surprisingly, she didn’t thank him for a long time.
Although Charlie has got a bad rep, especially after he made headlines being counted as one of the TV show casts that didn’t get along, the majority of the people know that he is a generous and happy-go-lucky bloke. Hopefully, the interesting facts given above showed you some hidden sides of this man who we all know knows well how to live a life.