McGregor co-starred with Cosmo, a jack russell, on the set of his movie Beginners. He really bonded with Cosmo, who was a rescue dog himself, which inspired McGregor to adopt a dog of his own. His wife is allergic to dogs, but was able to adopt a poodle-terrier mix that was hypoallergenic. Named Sid, he got him through The Lange Foundation, a Los Angeles non-profit that rescues animals from kill shelters.
Ewan Gordon McGregor is a Scottish actor born march 31, 1971 and has an estimated net worth of $45 million. When he was 18 years old he joined Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Just before his graduation in 1993, he won a leading role on a short TV series called Lipstick on Your Collar. His career took off from there, landing other roles in TV and film that year. In 1994, he worked with director Danny Boyle in the film Shallow Grave, winning him a Empire Award. This lead to his breakout performance in Boyle’s Trainspotting in 1996.
His first big Hollywood role came playing the young Obi-Wan Kenobi in George Lucas’ Star Wars prequel trilogy, with the first film part released in 1999. Some notable films of his from the 2000s include Moulin Rouge with Nicole Kidman, The Island with Scarlett Johansson, Stay with Ryan Gosling and Naomi Watts. Most recently he’s starred in T2: Trainspotting 2 and in the live-action version of Beauty and the Beast with Emma Watson. He is also known for his work in theater, humanitarian causes and motorbike journey documentaries.