Eddie Redmayne is a well-known actor from England. He is best known for playing Stephen Hawkin in the movie “The Theory of Everything” which earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2014. He also won the Tony Award for “Best Actor in a play” for his performance in the play “Red”. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of Eddie Redmayne in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Eddie Redmayne was born in London, England on 6 January 1982 to Richard Redmayne and Patricia (née Burke). His father owns a finance business while his mother runs a relocation business.
His paternal great-grandfather Sir Richard Redmayne was a popular civil and mining engineer. Redmayne has four siblings including one older brother, a younger brother and an older half-brother and sister.
He went to the Jackie Palmer Stage School where he fell in love with acting and singing. Redmayne attended the Trinity College, Cambridge where he graduated in the year 2003 with 2:1 Honours.
In 2014, he married Hannah Bagshawe. The couple has two children including one daughter Iris Mary Redmayne (born 2016) and a son Luke Richard (born 2018).
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Eddie Redmayne started his professional career as an actor in West End theatre in the year 1998. He made his movie debut in the 2006 movie “Like Minds”. Redmayne played the role of Osmund in the gothic chiller film Black Death in 2010. In the same year, he appeared in the drama film “The Yellow Handkerchief”.
In 2011, Redmayne played the role of the filmmaker Colin Clark in the movie “My Week with Marilyn”. He became a household name when he played the role of Stephen Hawking in his biopic “The Theory of Everything” which earned him several awards include the Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe in the category of Best Actor.
In 2015, Redmayne was heavily criticized for his role in the movie “Jupiter Ascending” and was also given the Golden Raspberry Award for the Worst Supporting Actor. In the same year, he was nominated for the Academy Awards in the category of Best Actor for his work in the movie “The Danish Girl”.
In 2004, Redmayne was awarded the “Outstanding Newcomer Award” at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for his performance in the play “The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?”. He has also won a Drama Desk Award, Awards Circuit Community Award, Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards and many more.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Eddie Redmayne has an estimated net worth of more than $5.5 million. He made most of the fortune by appearing in many popular movies and television shows.
Some of his commercially successful films include The Other Boleyn Girl, Glorious 39, Hick, Black Death, My Week with Marilyn, The Danish Girl, Early Man, and others.
Redmayne is also a professional model and has modeled for the British luxury fashion company “Burberry” in 2008. He was included in the list of “50 best dressed British men” by the GQ magazine in the year 2015.
Eddie Redmayne is one of the most talented and versatile actors in the world. In 2014, he was chosen as the ambassador of film education charity “Into Film”.