Peter Mullan


Peter Mullan

Facts of Peter Mullan

Name Peter Mullan
Date of Birth November 2, 1959
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Gender Male
Birth Country Peterhead, United Kingdom
Nationality English
Profession Actor
Net worth $45,000
Spouse Robina Qureshi (m. 2007), Ann Swan (m. 1989–2006)
Children Sophia Mullan
Hair Color White
Eye Color Blue
Father Charles Mullan
Mother Patricia Mullan
Education University of Glasgow
Movies My Name Is Joe


Scottish actor Peter Mullan came out of the closet and renowned his name into the list of successful actors in Hollywood. He finds there is nothing else rather than a challenge to bring the best in a man after coming from the comfort zone.

Mullan was born on 2nd November 1959 in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Following his birth, he and his parents, Patricia Mullan and Charles Mullan settled down in the town of Paisley. His late father was a lab technician at Glasgow University, who died in 1976 due to lung cancer after suffering.

After the demise of Peter’s father, he grew up with his seven siblings under the guidance of his mom, who served as a nurse to feed them. But, he shortly joined the wrong company in his teenage period and became homeless for four years. In the meantime, he was a member of a street fighting gang and worked as a bouncer in Glasgow’s based pubs.

At the age of 19, Peter found his interest in making films and directed some shorts movies as well. Furthermore, he decided to join the National Film School but did not attend it because he already began theatre acting in 1998. Before coming into the film industry, he studied economic history and drama at the University of Glasgow.

Salary & Net Worth

Peter Mullan made his debut from comedy-drama series, The Steamie, as Andy in 1998. He, further, appeared in TV shows like Your Cheatin Heart, Top of the Lake, Sunday Morning Shootout, The Fixer, etc. He also featured in hit movies, including The Big Man, Riff Raff, Orphans, The Magdalene Sisters, Neds, and various others.

Since 2020, Mullan is appearing in the recurring role of Father Carden in the Netlfix’s fantasy drama series, Cursed along with Sophie Harkness, Matt Stokoe, and Emily Coates, among others. So, he earns $45,000 per episode from the web series. As of 2021, he maintains a net worth of $1.5 Million.

On the other hand, Mullan garnered many recognitions and achievements throughout his filmography career. He received a nomination for AACTA Award, Critics’ Choice Award, and Primetime Emmy Award. He got his first acclaim from his prominent role in My Name Is Joe, which renowned him with the Best Actor at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.

Relationship Status

One of the self-stylish Marxist, Peter is a twicely married man, and currently lives with his second wife, Robina Qureshi, a Pakistani born activist. The couple tied the knot in a close and private nuptial in 2007.

Peter Mullan second wife, Robina Qureshi
Peter Mullan second wife, Robina Qureshi
Image Credit: dailyrecord

Following a year of marriage, the couple became blessed with their first child, a baby girl, Sophia Mullan (born in 2008). As of now, their daughter is 12 years old and studying in the London-based secondary school.

Divorce with Ann Swan

Before marrying Robina, Mullan was in a marital relationship with an actress and screenwriter, Ann Swan. The former pair walked down the aisle in an intimate ceremony on 1st June 1989 while in close contact of their family, friends, and relatives.

After staying together in marriage for an overall 17 years, they filed for divorce and separated in 2006, citing irreconcilable differences. They also took the custody of their three children following divorce settlement at the registered court on the same year.

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