Joel Edgerton Net Worth

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Edgerton grew up in the town of Dural, along with his older brother, the filmmaker Nash Edgerton. He attended Hills Grammar School in Kenthurst, Australia, matriculating in 1991. He also attended the Nepean Drama School at the University of Western Sydney in Kingswood, and after his graduation in 1994, he pursued his acting career, landing parts in various stage productions, such as that of the Sydney Theatre Company. Along with his brother, he founded a movie production company called Blue Tongue Productions.

Edgerton made his television debut in the Australian television series “Spellbinder” in 1995. The following year he landed parts in the films “Loaded” and “Race the Sun”. By the end of the ‘90s, he had appeared in several television series and films, establishing his reputation in the industry. His net worth started to rise.

His breakthrough came in 2001, when he was cast as Will McGill in the hit Australian soap opera “The Secret Life of Us”, for which he received a nomination for an Australian Film Institute Award. The following year he gained international fame, with the role of Oven Lars in George Lucas’ film “Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones”. Numerous film parts followed, including starring roles in “Ned Kelly”, “King Arthur” and “Kinky Boots”. He reprised his role of Oven Lars in Lucas’ second film, the 2005 “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith”, giving his career even more of a boost. Opportunities continued to come his way, and Edgerton landed parts in a number of films. He also had a recurring role as Shane Bevic in the television series “Dirt Game”. All added to his wealth.

In 2001 he was cast as Brendan Conlon in the film “Warrior”, which earned him an MTV Award nomination. The same year he played Sam Carter in the film “The Thing”. He starred as Jim Green in the 2012 film “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” and as Patrick in “Zero Dark Thirty” the same year. The year 2013 saw him playing Tom Buchanan in a remake of the movie “The Great Gatsby”, which made him even more recognized, and which significantly contributed to his net worth.

In the years since, Edgerton has landed parts in acclaimed films such as “Exodus: Gods and Kings”, “Black Mass” and “The Gift”. His most recent appearances were the 2016 films “Jane Got a Gun”, “Midnight Special” and “Loving”.

In addition to acting, he has also served as producer, writer and director, and has done such work in the films “Loaded”, “Bloodlock”, “The Square”, “Felony” and “The Gift”, which also improved his net worth. A noted actor, Edgerton has had a hand in numerous projects, which has enabled him to achieve many awards and a considerable wealth as well.

When it comes to his personal life, Edgerton hasn’t married , and tends to keep his private life away from public view, thus the sources are not aware of his current relationship status.

The actor is an active philanthropist who has served as an ambassador for The Fred Hollows Foundation, focused on restoring people’s sight in underprivileged countries and improving Aboriginal health.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Joel Edgerton
  • Net Worth: $3 Million
  • Date Of Birth: June 23, 1974
  • Place Of Birth: Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia
  • Height: 5′ 11″ (1.8 m)
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Producer, Filmmaker
  • Education: The Hills Grammar School, Nepean Drama School at the University, Sydney
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Parents: Marianne Edgerton, Michale Edgerton
  • Siblings: Nash Edgerton
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/joeledgerton1
  • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joeledgerton/
  • IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0249291
  • Awards: AACTA Awards (2000, 2014), Melbourne Underground Film Festival (2008), Film Critics Circle of Australia (2010, 2011), Hollywood Film Awards (2015), Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, Sitges Film Festival (2015)
  • Nominations: Golden Globe Awards, Directors Guild of America Awards, MTV Movie Awards, Logie Awards
  • Movies: Warrior (2011), Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002), The Thing (2011), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), The Great Gatsby (2013), The Gift (2015), Animal Kingdom (2010)
  • TV Shows: Water Rats (1996-1999), The Secret Life of Us (2001-2006), Dangerous (2007), Spellbinder, Dirt Game

Quotes

  • It feels good to be fit and strong.
  • I’m hardly digging trenches for a living. I’m getting to tap into my boyhood fantasies of being a larger-than-life character.
  • Whenever you deal with science fiction you are setting up a world of rules. I think you work hard to establish the rules. And you also have to work even harder to maintain those rules, and within that find excitement and unpredictability and all that stuff.
  • I can’t sing or dance.
  • I’m a pacifist.
  • There’s the pressure of being a No. 1 on the call sheet, being a lead actor. There’s almost this feeling like being captain of the team. You want to put a bit of energy into actually setting a good example.
  • That’s one of the great privileges, being an actor, is that someone pays you and sends you off to learn about something that otherwise you’d never know about.
  • To act with a tennis ball and imagine it’s a tentacle, or if you’re in some kind of wilderness film and you go, ‘Okay, we can’t have a grizzly bear here, but imagine when you step over the rock there there’s a grizzly bear.’ I don’t know. They’re tough moments.
  • The biggest difference for me is momentum. On a smaller film you get to shoot sometimes four or five scenes a day and you’ve got to do the tight schedule. I think I really feel the luxuries of a big budget film.
  • I remember my brother Nash had just directed me in ‘The Square,’ and I was sitting in Australia going: ‘No one’s called me about working for ages. I don’t know if I’m ever going to get another job.’
  • Whereas ‘Avatar’ and other movies get shocks out of their three-dimensionality, ‘Gatsby’ is going to be about inviting the audience into this larger-than-life drama, letting them almost be inside the room rather than looking at it through the window. I think it will really work.
  • Every job leaves its residue, a bit of extra knowledge, a new skill-set.
  • I’m not going to allow myself to second-guess projects. I’m just going to do the ones that I fully love and believe in – that’s a real privilege.
  • One of the things I’ve always enjoyed is moving around and staying fit. Physicality is such a big part of being an actor, but it’s also about stillness and silence.
  • I’m single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that’s me.
  • The tricky thing becomes: Do you know yourself well enough to then portray that on screen? And for me, I find that really hard. I’d rather hide behind accents and funny walks.
  • The first video I ever watched was on a Beta system because everyone thought Beta was the way but then it ended up being video so we backed the wrong horse.
  • Sometimes, the smaller roles in movies can be the most interesting. If you only take the stance that you’ll only play central characters in movies, you’ll find yourself not being able to indulge in that morally grey terrain that makes support characters so rich and interesting.
  • It’s tricky. I’ve never been standing at the top of the tree with tons of money thrown at me. I’ve never really had a profile. So in a way I have this ‘nothing to lose’ attitude.
  • I’m on the list that I thought I’d never be on. I’m not sitting here thinking, ‘God, I might get this part’ or ‘is it too late for me to play Hamlet?’ It’s really about: who do I get to work with? There’s so many people on that list.
  • There’s a real sense of fighting and destruction in our DNA that we don’t get in touch with.
  • ‘The Great Gatsby’ ticked so many boxes for me.
  • My brother and I are best friends.
  • I have always stuck to my guns about what I want from the work and what interests me. I’ve never been seduced down the evil path. The path of taking the money.
  • The sum total of all my stop-starts have made me less concerned about the future. I’m just aware now that I’ll always land on my feet somehow.
  • [on how important it is to him that he’s involved in other facets of filmmaking besides acting] Well, it’s great. I mean, it’s great to have that opportunity. It’s just been like, without meaning it to sound too arrogant, I have a lot of stuff in me that I know I can do and I’ve wanted to have the opportunity to do and now thanks to people like Gavin O’Connor and David Michod, I’m starting to kind of spread my wings a little bit more and get new opportunities. And I’m fucking ready for them and I’m dying to do more stuff, but at the same time I want to keep writing projects. I want to write characters that I want to play. I want to direct. I want to do a lot of stuff. I just don’t want to do crap movies, man, because I just love that I can get up and talk about them and talk to journalists about stuff that I’m really proud of. I mean, fuck, man – there is so much money out there to be made out there in the industry, and unfortunately the most money gets given for the subpar quality projects, so I don’t need money to survive. I don’t need shit tons of money, I just want to be satisfied all the time, and I want to be proud. I don’t want to sit here and talk to you and know that in your mind you’re going, “I fucking hated this movie and this guy is a sellout and I hate him.” So we’ve got high expectations of ourselves at Blue Tongue and I’ve just got a high expectation myself. And I know I’ve got a brother, Nash, who if I took a step too far out of line or did it a couple of times in a row in terms of choosing the wrong project, he would slap me down (laughs). And I’m like you – I just love good movies. And not every movie you’re going to end up in is always going to turn out right, but at least walk into it with the right intention. I have an issue with the commercial aspect of moviemaking: I don’t see why a movie can’t make a lot of money and also be good. We see at least two or three of them every year. Like last year I think was a really good year for movies, and they made some money and they also satisfied people on a number of levels. But there is some shit movies out there now. – it fucking pisses me off – and I hate it when a shit movie comes out that’s obviously made just to make money, and it does make that money and it lets everybody know that it’s okay to make shit movies because you can get rich off of it. I hate those people (laughs). There has got to be a business, yes, obviously it’s a film business. But at least try along the way.
  • [on Smokin’ Aces (2006)] I’m not a huge advocate of violence for violence’s sake, but what makes this film okay in that regard for me is that it’s a heightened reality. It’s kind of like Ocean’s Eleven on acid – it’s hyper-real, cartoon violence.

Facts

  • Was in a relationship with Olympic Gild medalist Cathy Freeman from 2003-2005.
  • His favorite actors are Gene Hackman, Gary Oldman, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ben Mendelsohn.
  • His short film Monkeys (2011) was selected for Australian short film event Final Cut in 2012, where it was awarded the Audience Favourite Prize alongside short films from award-winning filmmakers David Ludlow [Drifting (2010)] and Kelly Hucker [Kwik Fix (2010)].
  • Founding member of ‘Blue-Tongue Films’.
  • Studied acting at Theatre Nepean in Sydney, Australia.
  • Starred in Ned Kelly (2003) with Orlando Bloom. Bloom in turn starred with Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). Kiera also starred in King Arthur (2004) with Edgerton.
  • Auditioned for the role of “Ty-Zor” in McG’s now-aborted version of “Superman.”
  • Is the second Star Wars actor to have played Sir Gawain in a King Arthur movie. Liam Neeson played the role in Excalibur (1981).
  • When he graduated from high school he attended University of Western Sydney-Nepean Kingswood Campus and studied Drama there
  • Attended Hills Grammar School in Sydney’s north-west.
  • Joel appears in the music video for Ben Lee’s (Claire Danes’s then-boyfriend) 2002 single “Something Borrowed, Something Blue”. The music video was directed by Joel’s brother Nash Edgerton.
  • Joel’s brother, Nash Edgerton, was also in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002). Nash was the stunt double for Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi).
  • The Edgerton brothers have collaborated on several film projects.

Trademarks

  • Razor-sharp cheekbones

Filmography

Actor
Title Year Status Character
Open Window 2006 Peter Delaney
Kinky Boots 2005 Charlie
Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith 2005 Owen Lars
The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello 2005 Short Jasper Morello (voice)
King Arthur 2004 Gawain
The Night We Called It a Day 2003 Rod Blue
Ned Kelly 2003 Aaron Sherritt
The Secret Life of Us 2001-2002 TV Series Will McGill
Dossa and Joe 2002 TV Series Robbo
The Hard Word 2002 Shane Twentyman
Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones 2002 Owen Lars
The Secret Life of Us 2001 TV Movie Will McGill
Saturn’s Return 2001 TV Short Barney
Animalis 2001 Short Jack
The Pitch 2001 Short Guy
Gate 2000 Short David
Sample People 2000 Sem
The Three Stooges 2000 TV Movie Tom Cosgrove
Dogwatch 1999 Sparrow
Secret Men’s Business 1999 TV Movie Baz
Erskineville Kings 1999 Wayne
Water Rats 1996-1999 TV Series Aaron Lawrence / Crosby
Never Tell Me Never 1998 TV Movie Pab
Bloodlock 1998 Short Danny
Praise 1998 Leo
Wildside 1998 TV Series Michael Savini
Spellbinder 1995-1997 TV Series Bazza
Fallen Angels 1997 TV Series Scoob
Big Sky 1997 TV Series Pierce Bateman
Loaded 1996 Short Frog
Race the Sun 1996 Steve Fryman
Police Rescue 1995 TV Series Andy
Red Sparrow 2017 pre-production
Bright 2017 filming Nick Jakoby
It Comes at Night 2017 post-production
Untitled Nash Edgerton Project 2017 post-production
Loving 2016 Richard
Midnight Special 2016 Lucas
Jane Got a Gun 2016 Dan Frost
Black Mass 2015 John Connolly
The Gift 2015/VI Gordo
Lifted 2015/II Short Paul
Life 2015/I John Morris
Exodus: Gods and Kings 2014 Ramses
Felony 2013 Detective Malcolm Toohey
The Great Gatsby 2013 Tom Buchanan
The Captain 2013/I Short Dead Body
Zero Dark Thirty 2012 Patrick – Squadron Team Leader
Bob Dylan: Duquesne Whistle 2012 Video short Mobster
The Odd Life of Timothy Green 2012 Jim Green
Wish You Were Here 2012/I Dave Flannery
The Cartographer 2011 Short The Envoy (voice)
The Thing 2011/I Sam Carter
Warrior 2011 Brendan Conlon
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole 2010 Metal Beak (voice)
Animal Kingdom 2010 Barry ‘Baz’ Brown
The Thief 2010 Short Joel
The Waiting City 2009 Ben Simmons
Separation City 2009 Simon Nicholson
Dirt Game 2009 TV Series Shane Bevic
$9.99 2008 Ron (voice)
Acolytes 2008 Ian Wright
The Square 2008 Billy
Father 2008 Short Narrator
Spider 2007 Short Paramedic
Crossbow 2007 Short The dad
Whisper 2007/I Vince
Dangerous 2007 TV Series Senior Sergeant Mark Field
Smokin’ Aces 2006 Hugo Croop
Writer
Title Year Status Character
Jane Got a Gun 2016 screenplay
The Gift 2015/VI written by
The Rover 2014 based on a story by
Felony 2013 screenplay
Monkeys 2011 Short written by
The List 2008/II Short
The Square 2008 original story / written by
The Pitch 2001 Short
Bloodlock 1998 Short writer
Producer
Title Year Status Character
The Gift 2015/VI producer
Felony 2013 producer
Monkeys 2011 Short producer
The Square 2008 executive producer
Bloodlock 1998 Short producer
Loaded 1996 Short producer
Director
Title Year Status Character
The Gift 2015/VI
Monkeys 2011 Short
The List 2008/II Short
Camera Department
Title Year Status Character
Deadline 1997/I Short additional camera operator
Stunts
Title Year Status Character
Cryo 2012 Short fight choreography
Thanks
Title Year Status Character
Cryo 2012 Short special thanks
Fighting Fear 2011 Documentary special thanks
Netherland Dwarf 2008 Short thank you
The Making of ‘Whisper’ 2007 Video short special thanks
The Magician 2005/I thanks
Fuel 2003 Short personal thanks
The Island 2000 Short special thanks
Three Chords and a Wardrobe 1998 Short special thanks
Self
Title Year Status Character
Harry 2016 TV Series Himself
Made in Hollywood 2012-2016 TV Series Himself
Today 2014-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself – Guest
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
Birthday Stories with Lynn Hirschberg 2016 TV Series short Himself
Cinema 3 2016 TV Series Himself
Good Morning America 2013-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself – Guest
Black Mass: Deepest Cover, Darkest Crime 2016 Video documentary short Himself
The Late Late Show with James Corden 2016 TV Series Himself
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter 2016 TV Series Himself
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors 2015 TV Series Himself
The Gift: Karma for Bullies 2015 Video short Himself
Ok! TV 2015 TV Series Himself
Weekend Ticket 2015 TV Series short Himself
Unity 2015 Documentary Narrator (voice)
Sidewalks Entertainment 2015 TV Series Himself – Guest
Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Himself
Exodus: Gods and Kings – Ridleyvision 2015 Video short Himself
Exodus: Gods and Kings – The Lawgiver’s Legacy: Moses Throughout History 2015 Video short Himself
Keepers of the Covenant: Making Exodus – Gods and Kings 2015 Video documentary Himself
The Making of ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ 2015 Video short Himself
Conan 2014 TV Series Himself – Guest
Special Look 2014 TV Series Himself
Advance Australian Film 2014 Documentary Himself – Red Carpet Interview
The Hour 2013 TV Series Himself – Guest
At the Movies 2013 TV Series Himself
Vivir de cine 2013 TV Series Himself
Zero Dark Thirty: Geared Up 2013 Video short Himself
Zero Dark Thirty: No Small Feat 2013 Video short Himself
Zero Dark Thirty: The Compound 2013 Video short Himself
Movie Surfers 2012 TV Series Himself
The Project 2012 TV Series Himself
The Thing Evolves 2012 Video short Himself
Fighting Fear 2011 Documentary Narrator
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011 TV Series Himself – Guest
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2008-2011 TV Series Himself – Guest
Creating Animal Kingdom 2010 Video documentary Himself
The 7PM Project 2010 TV Series Himself – Guest
Moving Pictures Live! 2010 TV Series Himself
Inside the Square 2009 Video documentary short Himself
VTV Interviews 2009 TV Series Himself
9am with David & Kim 2008 TV Series Himself – Guest
Sunrise 2008 TV Series Himself – Guest
Doing Dungog 2008 Documentary Himself
The Making of ‘Whisper’ 2007 Video short Himself
20 to 1 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
The IF Thing 2005 Short Himself
Blood on the Land: The Making of a King 2004 Video documentary short Himself
The 2003 Australian Film Institute Awards 2003 TV Special Himself – Presenter
The Secret Life of ‘The Secret Life of Us’ 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Archive Footage
Title Year Status Character
Extra 2016 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2016 TV Series Himself

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