Richard Roxburgh is a renowned Australian actor married to his gorgeous wife Silvia Rosa Colloca, who is also an actress. He is known for his role as Dracula in the 2004 classic monster movie Van Helsing.
Albury native Richard has earned acclaim for his remarkable performances on the stage in productions by the Sydney Theatre Company and others. He has contributed to the Australian films and television series since 1987.
He recently appeared in a 2022 biographical musical drama film “Elvis,” portraying the character of Vernon Presley. The biopic was directed by Baz Luhrman, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Jeremy Doner, Craig Pearce, and Sam Bromell.
Meet Australian Actor Richard Roxburgh Wife Silvia Colloca
Silvia Colloca is a stunning Italian-Australian actress and wife of Van Helsing star Richard Roxburgh. Besides being an actress, Silvia is also an opera singer, TV cookery show personality, and cookbook author.
Born in Milan, Italy, daughter of Loredana Colloca and Mario Colloca, Silvia’s only major film role was in the 2004 action gothic horror film “Van Helsing,” in which she portrayed Verona, one of the brides of Dracula.
In the same film, Richard plays the role of Dracula. In fact, the lovely couple met for the first time on the set of Van Helsing. Soon they fell in love with each other and started dating, eventually getting married in 2004.
Silvia is an opera-trained mezzo-soprano and has worked as a musical theatre performer in Italy prior to becoming a well-known film actress. Additionally, she is also credited as a producer, writer, and creator of her shows.
Richard Roxburgh And Wife Silvia Colloca Children -Miro, Luna And Raphael Roxburgh
Richard Roxburgh and his lovely wife Silvia Colloca have three children from their togetherness. They started dating after meeting on the set of Van Helsing, where Richard was playing the role of Dracula, whereas Silvia was his bride.
After dating for quite a while, the couple decided to exchange their wedding vows on 25 September 2004, at medieval castle of Montalto in Tuscany, Italy.
The pair welcomed their first child, son Raphael Jack Domenico Roxburgh, in 2007. After three years, their second child, son Miro Gianni David Roxburgh, was born in 2010.
The youngest addition to the family, their amazing daughter Luna Roxburgh was born in 2017, after 7 years of having their second child. The happy family of five is a proud occupant of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
More To Know About The Family Of Richard Roxburgh
Born at the Mercy Hospital in Albury, Richard Roxburgh is the youngest of six children of his parents, John Roxburgh (d. July 2011) and mary Roxburgh. His father, John, was an accountant by profession.
From a relatively young age, Richard was always passionate about acting, which led him on playing Willy Loman in 1978 in the Albury High School production of Death of a Salesman.
Growing up with his siblings, Roxburgh attended the Australian National University in Canberra to study economics. There he lived at Garran Hall and graduated in 1984 with a B.Ec.
After graduating, Richard was admitted to the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) following his second audition attempt to pursue a career in acting.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Richard Roxburgh – A Peek Into His Career
Richard Roxburgh has a hefty net worth of around $5 million, earned through his contribution to the entertainment industry as an actor, writer, producer, and director. The prominent actor has been actively contributing to the industry for over thirty-five years.
After graduating from NIDA, Richard started working with the Sydney Theatre Company. He gained public attention for his role as New South Wales Police Force detective Roger Rogerson in Blue Murder, 1995 television miniseries.
Some of his notable works include Frontier, Dead to the World, CrimeBroker, Police Rescue, Twisted, Blue Murder, The Wedding Party, The Touch, Van Helsing, East of Everything, Australia: The Story of Us, and Catherine the Great.