When is the series ‘Walking Dead’ mentioned what comes into your mind? For many, Andrew Lincoln is the face behind this great AMC’s hit television series. Other than ‘The Walking Dead’ AMC hit television series, Andrew Lincoln has also made several appearances on a Christmas-themed romantic comedy film known as ‘Love Actually’ in 2003. Let’s keep reading to learn more about early life, biography and net worth of Andrew Lincoln in 2018.
Early Life And Biography
Lincoln was born on 14th September 1973 in London. Lincoln’s mother is a nurse and finds her roots from South Africa while his father was a civil engineer. Lincoln spent most of his childhood years in Hull and Bath, Somerset. He has also been fun of actors since his childhood.
Andrew Lincoln is of British nationality and belongs to English ethnic background. Andrew Lincoln’s elder brother Richard Clutterbuck took a very different turn from Lincoln career wise and became a teacher. Lincoln studied at Beechen Cliff School as well as RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art drama school.
Andrew Lincoln has been involved in a number of relationships the first being his relationship with actress Tara Fitzgerald in 1997. Lincoln dated Tara in 1997 but their relationship didn’t materialize, and they broke up a year later. After he broke up with Tara Fitzgerald, he started dating Danai Gurira. This also didn’t work out, and they broke up after a short time.
Andrew Lincoln, however, didn’t give up, and he was lucky enough to meet actress Gael Anderson who he married on 10th June 2006 up to date. The couple has two children a son (Arthur) and a daughter (Matilda). The couple has been together for more than a decade now, and no rumors have been heard about the failure of their marriage making Lincoln a good family man.
Career, Awards, And Nominations
Lincoln fast appeared on the ‘Drop the Dead Donkey’s first episode in 1994. This was, however, a minor role compared to the role he played in BBC drama ‘This Life’. Lincoln later made appearances on a number of films in 1999. These films include: ‘’Mersey Blues’, ‘A Man’s Best Friend’ and Human Traffic’. In 2000, he took his career a step higher and appeared in three major films which are: ‘Gangster’ No. 1’, ‘Bomber’, ‘Offending Angels’ and ‘A Likeness in Stone’.
The enthusiasm in Lincoln saw him climb the ladder of his career in a very high speed. He had a new challenge every year. In 2001, his biggest hurdle was the role he took in ‘State of Mind’. He was tasked with portraying the role of Julian Latimer. In the same year, he appeared in ‘Teachers’ TV series as Simon Casey. Since then, Lincoln’s fame grew massively. He started receiving invites to play roles in different movies and TV series. Lincoln has appeared in over 40 films and TV series.
The main role that has largely contributed to the popularity of Andrew Lincoln is in the AMC Television series titled ‘The Walking Dead’. This role has not only earned his wealth, but a number of awards such as IGN Award won in 2010, Saturn Award in both 2015 and 2016. Other awards include Critics’ Choice TV Award, Chainsaw Award, and Empire Award among many others. In total, Lincoln has 5 wins and 18 nominations.
Net Worth And Earnings
The net worth of Andrew Lincoln is currently estimated to be around $20 million. Much of his wealth is from the remunerations he receives from different films and television shows. Lincoln receives a salary of $650 Thousand per in appearing in a single episode of ‘The Walking Dead’.
Andrew Lincoln is a true result of passion. Although he has decided to leave ‘The Walking Dead’ show which has contributed a lot to his popularity, he still remains a role model to many. Lincoln is not a fan of social media and has no account on Twitter and Instagram.