A very popular actor from the United Kingdom, Gerard Butler has appeared in a number of commercially successful movies. He is also a producer and has also appeared on television. Some of his film roles are ‘Dracula 2000’, ‘Tale of the Mummy’, and ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’. He has worked beside some of the most famous names on Hollywood. To know more about the net worth of Gerard Butler in 2018, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Gerard James Butler was born in 1969 in Scotland. His father, Edward Butler was a bookmaker. But he is not the only son of his mother Margaret Butler. He has also got two elder siblings. He is of Irish descent and is a Roman Catholic. His parents got separated when he was still an infant.
He attended the St. Mirin’s & St. Margaret’s High School located in Paisley. In there, he was a head boy. Following that, he went to the University of Glasgow School of Law. During his teenage time, he has also been to the Scottish Youth Theatre. In his law school, Butler was the president of the university law society. After graduating, he began his career as a trainee lawyer.
Gerard Butler is not married. But he is surely a ladies man. In the past, he has dated many women. He has been in relationships with Alesia Riabenkova, Chiara Conti, Josie D’Arby, Yulia Mayarchuk, Jasmine Burgess, Shanna Moakler, Goga Ashkenazi, Beatriz Coelho, Madalina Ghenea, Morgan Brown, and Lizzie Cundy.
Career, Award & Nominations
Gerard Butler began his career by doing a number of odd jobs. In 1997, he was seen in the movie ‘Mrs. Brown’. Throughout the 1990s, he was seen in movies like ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’, ‘Tale of the Mummy’, ‘One More Kiss’, ‘Fast Food’, and ‘The Cherry Orchard’. In 2000, he portrayed the role of Count Dracula in ‘Dracula 2000’. He then appeared in other major blockbuster films like ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, and ‘Beowulf & Grendel’.
In 2006, Butler voiced in the movie ‘Shadow Company’. He then starred as King Leonidas in ‘300’. This made him win the MTV Movie Award and got nominated for the Saturn Award and Empire Award. He has also been nominated for the Russian National Movie Awards and has received nominations from the People’s Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards.
His other film credits are ‘The Ugly Truth’, ‘Coriolanus’, ‘Machine Gun Preacher’, ‘Gods of Egypt’, ‘Geostorm’, ‘Chasing Mavericks’, ‘Law Abiding Citizen’, and ‘Nim’s Island’. He has voiced in ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ as well as in its sequel. The latter made him receive a nomination for the Behind the Voice Actor’s Award. In television, he has guest appeared in many TV shows. Butler’s TV credits include ‘Attila’, ‘The Jury’, ‘Saturday Night Live’, and ‘Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married’.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much wealth will an actor have who has appeared in a number of blockbuster films? Over the course of his career, he has established himself as one of the leading actors in the film industry. In doing so, he has been successful enough to make a net worth of over $40 million. There has been a steep increase in his wealth over the past few years. But this actor has also voiced in many films and has produced films like ‘’A Family Man’, ‘London Has Fallen’, ‘Septembers of Shiraz’, ‘Olympus Has Fallen’, ‘Playing for Keeps’, and ‘Chasing Mavericks’.
Butler is very active in his career and we can see a lot from him in the coming future. He is all set to appear in movies like ‘Den of Thieves’, ‘Hunter Killer’, ‘Snow Ponies’, and ‘Angel Has Fallen’. The versatile actor has got many fans across the world and he continues to increase his fans.