If you’re a 90s kid, you must have yearned to be a part of Hogwarts. Isn’t Hogwarts our dream school? Well, how can we forget about that leader, flying on the broomstick and playing Quidditch? Yes right, we are talking about Harry Potter! The character who has made many a summer vacations worthwhile for us.
Daniel Radcliffe is a British actor and producer, who gained immense fame by working in J.K Rowling’s insanely successful series of “Harry Potter.” He is one of the less controversial actors in Hollywood. Let’s dig more about the net worth of Daniel Radcliffe in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Daniel Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989, in West London, England. He is the son of blessed parents Marcia Jeannine Gresham and Alan George Radcliffe. He belongs to a working-class family, his mother is Jewish, and his father belongs to a Protestant family. Both of Daniel’s parents had acted as children.
He expressed his desire to become an actor when he was five years old. He went to two private schools- Sussex House School and City of London School in England. His schoolmates started bullying him when he was becoming famous for his movies.
Due to his busy schedule, he decided not to pursue college. As he already knew that he has to make his career in the film industry and college or University education would come in the way.
While working in ‘Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince’ in 2007 he met an assistant, Rosanne Coker. She was 23 at that time, and Daniel claimed that he loved her.
In 2008, he told media that he is suffering from ‘development coordination disorder,’ a neurological disorder, which sometimes interrupts his day to day activities.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
In 1999, after quite a few auditions, he got a role in the BBC adaptation of Dickens’ novel ‘David Copperfield’ when he was ten. In 2000, he got the proposal to audition for a role in the movie ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.’ His parents were not willing to send him to the audition, as according to the contract he had to do all the seven series in Los Angeles.
After several auditions, the writer J.K Rowling wanted him in the lead role. Initially, he signed for a two-movie contract and was promised that shooting will take place in England itself. The movie was released in 2001 and became the highest grossing movie of 2001. Daniel’s role was so admired by people that he became a Hollywood superstar overnight.
After that, he did all the seven sequels of the movie; ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ (2002), ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ (2004), ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’ (2005), and so on. Other than the series of ‘Harry Potter’ he has also worked on some projects like ‘The Tailor of Panama’ and ‘The Woman in Black.’
He has been nominated for Best Young Actor and Global Superstar. He has been lionized with Favorite Actor in a Musical, Best Fantasy Actor, Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play, and Best Male Performance, etc.
Net Worth & Earnings
Daniel Radcliffe’s net worth is $125 million. He earns a salary worth $25 million. Too much? Well, his salary is, in fact, reduced. It used to be $33,000,000, i.e., $33 million in the last movie of the series “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II.” However, there is nothing to worry about as he still holds the position of being one of the wealthiest people in the UK.
He has a flat in London and three properties in New York of the worth of £10 million. His car collection includes a unique model named Fiat Grande Punto.
Daniel Radcliffe is an inspiration to every teenager. At the age of twelve, he was reported conjuring up more money than his parents. Holding the titles of the ‘Richest Teenager in England’ and ‘Most Valuable Young Star’ is not less than a blessing. However, was it possible without his own efforts? Of course not. He is being praised, not only because of his acting or earnings, instead his passion and dedication are what is commendable. Good job Daniel, we love you.