Elijah Wood Net Worth in 2020: $30 million
Full name: Elijah Jordan Wood
Date of birth: 1981-01-28 (39 years)
Birth Place: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.
Marital Status: Single
Salary: $4000000 / year
Ethnicity: German, Danish, English, Austrian
Height: 1.68 m (5'6'' ft)
Elijah Wood biography
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Elijah Wood, whose full name is Elijah Jordan Wood, is an American actor and film producer with an estimated net worth of $30 million.
He is best known for his leading role as Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy.
Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on January 28, 1981, Elijah Wood is of English, Austrian, Danish, and German descent.
Raised Roman Catholic, Elijah began modeling in Cedar Rapids, and also, took piano lessons at the age of 7.
While in elementary school, he played in ‘The Sound of Music’, ‘See How They Run’ and in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, as the title character.
Elijah got his first break in the video for Paula Abdul’s ‘Forever Your Girl’, followed by a role in the TV film ‘Child in the Night’ and a minor role in ‘Back to the Future Part 2’.
Elijah Wood has a net worth of $30 million due to his acting jobs.
He gained professional recognition in ‘Avalon’ and ‘Tin Men’, receiving 4 ‘Academy Award’ nominations for his performance in ‘Avalon’.
Alongside Mel Gibson and Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood co-starred in ‘Forever Young’ and in ‘Radio Flyer’, with Joseph Mazzello.
In 1993, Elijah portrayed the title character in ‘The Adventures of Huck Finn’.
A year later, he appeared in ‘The War’ and in ‘The Good Son’.
Same year, he appeared in the video for The Cranberries ‘Ridiculous Thoughts’, played the lead role in ‘Flipper’ and made an appearance in Ang Lee’s ‘The Ice Storm’.
The following years, Elijah portrayed Jack Dawkins in ‘Oliver Twist’ (1997) and appeared in ‘Deep Impact’, ‘The Faculty’, ‘Black and White’ and in ‘Chain of Fools’, as a junior hitman.
Elijah Wood received worldwide attention after he was cast as Frodo Baggins in the first installment of Peter Jackson’s ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’.
In 2002, he voiced Tom Thumb in ‘The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina’. He reprised his role as Frodo in the second part of the trilogy, ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers’.
In 2003, Elijah Wood starred in ‘All I Want’ and also, in the 3rd part of Peter Jackson’s film ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King’.
In 2004, Elijah played a lab technician in ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’, followed by a performance as serial killer, Kevin, in ‘Sin City’.
In 2005, he starred as a young American Jewish man in ‘Everything is Illuminated’ and as an American college student in ‘Green Street’.
In 2006, Elijah provided the voice of Mumble, in ‘Happy Feet’ and reprised his role in ‘Happy Feet 2’ (2011). ‘Happy Feet’ grossed over $380 million worldwide, received a ‘Golden Globe Award’ nomination and won an ‘Academy Award’ and a ‘BAFTA Award’ for ‘Best Animated Feature’.
In 2008, he played a graduate student in the film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Guillermo Martinez titled ‘The Oxford Murders. His first starring TV role was as Ryan, on the FX series ‘Wilfred’.
Elijah Wood Net Worth 2015
Elijah Wood scored a $2 million deal for the first ‘The Lord of the Rings’ film and $5 million for the second film.
In January 2011, it was announced that Elijah will portray Frodo Baggins once more in ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy’. The first ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ was released on December 14, 2012.
He was signed up to star and co-produce ‘Black Wings Has My Angel’.He started shooting in late 2012.
In 1999, Elijah Wood purchased a $1.5 million house located in Santa Monica. The mansion spreads on 2130 square feet and features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a dining room, kitchen, breakfast nook, living area and a small office.
Also, he drives a black Audi A4 and a black Mini Cooper.
So how much is Elijah Wood worth? All his hard work took Elijah Wood Net Worth 2015 to $30 million.
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