Andrew Garfield net worth: 'Tick, Tick Boom' star earned $500K for 'The Amazing Spider-Man'
Andrew Garfield is one of the greatest actors in the world right now and has given several award-worthy performances. However, he didn’t always intend to be an actor and wanted to have a career in business management.
But we are really fortunate that Garfield changed his profession and became an actor. The superstar is now set to enthrall the viewers with his upcoming movie ‘Tick, Tick…Boom’, in which he plays the role of Jonathan Larson, an American composer and playwright. The upcoming musical film, which is directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, will be streaming exclusively on Netflix on November 19.
Netflix 'Tick, Tick...Boom': 5 things to know about Andrew Garfield musical
'Tick, Tick...Boom' on Netflix: 5 things you never knew about Andrew Garfield
This is one of the highly-anticipated movies of the year and Garfield is considered to be a frontrunner in the upcoming awards season. The actor has worked with some of the biggest filmmakers in Hollywood and has made a fortune out of his acting. So, let’s take a look at how much he has earned over the years.
Early life and career
Garfield was born in Los Angeles but was raised in England. He was an amazing gymnast and a swimmer during his early years. Garfield wanted to study business, but one of his friends told him to try theatre studies. Upon graduating in 2004, he began working primarily in stage acting. The actor made his Hollywood debut in 2007 with the movie ‘Lions for Lambs’, which also starred Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, and Robert Redford in main roles.
In the Channel 4 drama ‘Boy A’, released in November 2007, he portrayed a notorious killer trying to find new life after prison. The role garnered him the 2008 BAFTA Award for Best Actor. However, his moment of glory came in 2010 when he was cast as Eduardo Saverin in David Fincher’s ‘The Social Network’. The movie received universal acclaim and was nominated for several Oscars. Garfield was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor accolade at the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards. Meanwhile, in 2012, he got the chance to play the iconic superhero Spider-Man in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ and its sequel. However, he was the lowest-paid actor to play the iconic superhero. He was paid $500,000 for the first one and only $1 million for the second.
Garfield garnered more recognition with her roles in ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ and ‘Silence’. He lost almost 40 pounds for his role in the movie ‘Silence’. Following this successful period, Garfield returned to the stages of London to take part in the two-part play ‘Angels in America’. Once again, Andrew won awards for his theatrical performances.
Garfield has dual citizenship in the United States and the United Kingdom. When asked where he prefers to spend his time, the actor revealed that he likes spending time in both countries and that he appreciates having been exposed to different cultures.
In 2012, Garfield and his then-girlfriend Emma Stone together bought a $2.5 million mansion in the heart of Beverly Hills, California. The mansion was built in 3,862-square-foot space, had four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms. The traditional property features wood-beamed ceilings, a brick fireplace, and a stunning double-heighted roof in one of the reception rooms.
The Academy Award-nominated actor is associated with various charities like Small Steps Project, Stand Up to Cancer, Starlight Children’s Foundation, and Worldwide Orphans Foundation. The causes he supports include Adoption, Cancer, Health, and Poverty.
Achievements and Awards
The actor has given several award-worthy performances and garnered a lot of nominations at various award ceremonies. He received his first Best Actor nomination at the Academy Awards for ‘Hacksaw Ridge’. Meanwhile, he received nominations at the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards.
What is Andrew Garfield's net worth?
Most of the money earned by Andrew Garfield is through acting and he has really made a fortune out of it. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Garfield's net worth is estimated at $13 million.
‘Tick, Tick…Boom’ will premiere exclusively on Netflix on November 19.