Pedro Pascal Married, Wife, Gay

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If you are a ‘Game of Thrones’ fan, you will certainly love the character of Oberyn Martell. Although one of the fan favorites died in season four of the series, he is still seen in Narcos as the role of Javier Pena. Apart from his professional life, this favorite fan actor has been linked with Lena Headey time and again. Both of them has been close friends since the set of Game of Thrones. SO what’s the real story? We’ll dissect it up!
Pedro Pascal Married, Wife, Gay

Quick Information

  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Rumors Lena Headey(Dating-2014)
  • Weight N/A
  • Height/ How Tall? 5 Feet 11 Inches (1.8 Meters)
  • College New York University
  • High School Orange County School of the Arts
  • Career 1996-present
  • Nominees Imagen Award(2016), Guild Awards(2015), OFTA Television Award(2014), NewNowNext Awards(2014)
  • Awards Gold Derby TV Award(2014)
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed
  • Gay No
  • Girlfriend Not Known
  • Date of Birth Apr 02, 1975
  • Age 49 Years, 1 Months
  • Relationship Status Single
  • Children/Kids Not Yet
  • Brother/s Lucas Balmaceda
  • Mother Verónica Pascal
  • Father José Balmaceda Riera
  • Ethnicity/Race Chilean
  • Zodiac Sign Aries
  • Birth Name Jose Pedro Balmaceda Pascal
  • Profession Actor
  • Nationality Chilean, American

The widely loved actor from the Game of Thrones world has made a striking mark on Hollywood. However, with the stories followed regarding his career, he has also been subjected to claims of him being gay. 

His character play of Oberyn Martell made fans of the show fall in love with him, and he soon became a household name. The fame also made him subjected to sharing his relationship with his co-star Leana Heady amongst the public. However, the relationship did not go as the fans would have wished.

Is Pedro Pascal Gay?

As an actor’s life goes, they have to play the character that they have put in convincingly. And same happened in the case of this 46-year-old gentleman. His character on the show “Game Of Thrones” had a scene where he can be seen having an intimate moment with a man. However, having a wife that he loved, this scene led the sexuality of the character to be noted as bisexual. 

This led to fans speculating he might be into men in his real life as well. But to his fans wondering, he is not gay. It’s nothing but a natural-born actor just playing his part well and convincingly. 

His fans even went on to say that they were “Gay For Oberyn.” When asked about his feeling regarding this, noble prince Martell replied, 

It's so wonderful. I think it's all a spectrum, right? Straight men can have — do have — crushes on other men. It doesn't make them gay, and it doesn't make them bi. 

His statement directly goes on to show him stating himself as a “Straight man.” 

His Dating Life And Relationships

Pascal has been rumored to have been dating co-star “Lena Heady,” But the two have never come forward and accepted any of the claims, neither denied. 

The pictures that these two shared on their social media can’t keep us from questioning their tangent with each other. 

Lena Headey shares an intimate snap of her and Pedro Pascal on Instagram in 2014 (Photo:- Lena Headey's Instagram)

The two have never officially discussed their relationship but posted warm pictures together that made fans fall in love with their chemistry more. They used to attain occasions together and were papped together, being super close with each other. 

The hopes of fans were shortly crushed after Lena got married to her now-husband, Dan Cadan. Well, looking back, we can guess that it was nothing but a good friendship. 

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The Wonder Woman 1984 actor also dated Maria Dizzia for a short period. The actor also stirred a significant amount of attention when hanging out with The Mentalist co-star Robin Tunney. He was seen with Tunney on multiple occasions. 

Pascal has remained lowkey with his personal dating life. Having not engaged or married, this 46-year-old is in close watch of his fans and media as to who he is with.

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An Astonishing Career and Net Worth 

 The start of his success story started in the ’90s. Despite having staggering acting talent, his art was limited to small screens only. He was seen on TV shows such as “The Good Wife,” “The Mentalist,” and “Law And Order.”

He got his first big break and worldwide recognition through “Game of Thrones.” His character as Prince Oberyn Martell earned himself a huge fan following and a loyal fan base. 

After his appearance on the series, this aspiring actor never looked back. He went on to work on another popular series, “Narcos” and “The Mandalorian.” 

His recent appearance was in the second DC Wonder Woman movie, namely; Wonder Woman 1984. In addition, he has his new action movie coming out on 2022 named “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.”

With all these ventures up his sleeve, he has been able to amass a net worth of about 10 million dollars. He also amassed most of his assets and net worth from Game of Thrones, where he was paid six figures salary per episode.

Pedro Pascal: Online Gay Activist

Believe it or not, there's even a community on Reddit who claimed that they were gay for his Game of Thrones character. Upon learning about the group, Pedro expressed excitement.

Interestingly enough, Pedro - before his breakout role in the CBS drama The Good Wife - portrayed a series of masculine gay men and ethnic characters in his struggle years on the stages of New York.

The Triple Frontier actor - is all set to play Lord Maxwell in Wonder Woman 1984 - has time and again proved that he's one of the biggest allies to the LGBTIA+ community. He's also a voice to be reckoned with when it comes to activism.

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Pedro Pascal tweets a pro-gay Esquire article in June 2016 (Photo:- Pedro Pascal's Twitter)

On the 28th of September 2018, he had tweeted, sympathizing with the causes of gay rights and women's rights. Pedro wrote:

"I’m sorry we’re women, that we’re gay, that our skin is brown. These absolute pieces of cowardly..., these hypocritical, lying, soulless flesh bags. Let them have it, let them have all they can set their empty eyes on. We keep our souls and each other."

Later on 2nd June 2018, Pedro sent out a tweet urging everybody to be proud of their identity. He tweeted:-

"#HappyPrideMonth to the WORLD! #BeProudEverday!!!"

Isn't it good seeing a celebrity using his/her reach to educate people on the burning issues?

At GOT Season 8 Premiere; Unveils The Mandalorian Logo

Nearly four years after his character's death, Pedro ran into The Mountain (portrayed by Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson) - his murderer on Games of Thrones - at the penultimate season premiere held in New York City in April 2019.

The former co-stars comically treated the photographers in attendance with a rematch. Talking about his gruesome demise on the series' fourth season, Pedro quipped:-

"I win with the grossest death, don't I? It's the most disgusting, anyway."

Away from his HBO appearance, the Equalizer 2 actor is set to star as the titular character in the video streaming service Disney Plus's newest offering, The Mandalorian.

Pedro shared the highly-anticipated series ' awesome logo before heading to the Star Wars Celebration Chicago in April 2019.

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The Mandalorian is Star Wars' first-ever live-action series. Another Star Wars series Cassian Andor - also a Disney Plus exclusive - will see actor Diego Luna take the leading role.