Although he was part of a couple of movies and TV series, Charlie Sheen is most-known for his role on the popular television series Two and a Half Men.
Born: Carlos Irwin Estevez, September, 1965 in
Profession: American film and television actor
Although he was part of a couple of movies and TV series, Charlie Sheen is most-known for his role on the popular television series Two and a Half Men. In 2010, he had the highest salary amongst fellow TV actors, earning $US1.8 million per episode of the series! He was fired from this role on March 7th, 2011 after which Sheen announced a tour around the US.
The bad boy within Charlie Sheen
Sheen’s personal life was often in the headlines of celebrity magazines as he has a track record that revolves around prostitution, alcohol and drug abuse, gambling and even allegations of domestic violence. BetUs.com has actually placed odds on the next arrest of Charlie Sheen, suggesting Drugs, DUI, Gun, Domestic Violence and Prostitution among the options!
Charlie Sheen as a gambler
Some claim that Charlie Sheen had a gambling addiction that grew with him from his teenage years. Sheen’s gambling habit became public in 2006 when his ex-wife Denise Richards, said that he was burning around $200,000 a week by betting on anything from sporting events to spending a lot of time at the casino. On a TV program, earlier in 2011, Sheen declared that he doesn’t gamble anymore, although he still needs a lot of money to support his cocaine habit.