Dev Patel is a young Indian actor. Patel has been debuted in the television series Teem Drama Skins and appeared in two seasons. He played the lead role in Danny Boyle’s drama movie Slumdog Millionaire where he appeared as Jamal Malik. The movie helped him to receive Academy Award for Best Picture and also received nominations for BAFTA Award for best actor along with SAG award for supporting actor role. Later, he also appeared in the movie include The Last Airbender, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and Chappie. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of Dev Patel in 2018.
Early Life and Biography
Dev Patel was born on April 23, 1990, in Harrow, India. His father Raj served as IT consultant and his mother Anita served as Care Worker. He belongs to Gujarati Hindu family. His education was completed from Longfield Middle School. Dev has performed his first acting role in school for Twelfth Night as Andrew Aguecheek. Later, he also appeared in Whitmore High School for GCSE drama.
Dev started dating with the co-star of Slumdog Millionaire ‘Freida Pinto’, and their relationship lasts long till six years. Later, he comes into relationship with Tilda Cobham-Hervey and dating her since 2017.
Career, Awards and Nominations
Dev started his career in the field of acting. He appeared the first time for the audition of E4 teen drama series Skins. Later, he appeared in British Pakistani Muslim teenager for the role of Anwar Kharral. He also received the role of Anwar as the personality was matched and he was directly selected for the cast of Skins. Dev himself revealed that he didn’t have much knowledge about acting after arriving in the shooting.
In 2007, he also appeared in the Drama series which was nominated for the best Drama series in BAFTA Television Awards. After, he also comes up with the same role in the next series of Skins. This series Awarded with the Philips Audience Award at BAFTA Television Awards 2009.
Patel has received different achievements in his career. He was nominated with the Best Supporting Actor role for Lion in 2016. After, he comes up with the nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Slumdog Millionaire and also won the Best Actor supporting role for the role in Lion. For the golden globe award, he becomes the nominee for best supporting actor motion picture for Lion and also received screen actors guild awards. He also won Outstanding Performance by a cast in a motion award and nomination for outstanding performance by a male actor in 2008.
Net Worth and Earnings
Dev Patel has an estimated net worth of around $13 million. His earning has been generated from his appearances in different movies. Slumdog Milliners helped him a lot to get fame and different opportunities to earn million dollars earning so far.
Patel is an Indian actor who has known for his appearances in different casts. His first lead role was mostly liked by the people as Jamal Malik in Slumdog Milliners and helped him to get a platform to pursue his career. Moreover, he also appeared for the two seasons of film Skins.