Hugh Grant is not only an English actor but also a film producer. He has been active in the Hollywood scene since 1982. Grant has gained immense popularity throughout the years and is a recognized Golden Globe Award-winning British actor. He has starred in many successful Hollywood films that have escalated his career and earned him millions of dollars. This piece takes a look at the net worth of Hugh Grant in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Hugh John Mungo Grant was born on September 9, 1960. The place was Charing Cross Hospital in Hammersmith, London. Hugh is the second son of Fynvola Susan MacLean and Captain James Murray Grant. Grant was raised in Chiswick, west London where he and his family lived next to Arlington Park Mansions on Sutton Lane.
For his education, Grant started off at Hogarth Primary School in Chiswick. He later transferred to St Peter’s Primary School in Hammersmith. Later on, Grant pursued his studies at Wetherby School which was an independent preparatory school. He attended Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith from 1969-1978 on a scholarship. He played cricket, 1st XV rugby, and football while studying there.
Grant was lucky enough to win the Galsworthy scholarship to New College, Oxford, in 1979. This is where he starred in his first film titled Privileged which was produced by the Oxford University Film Foundation. He majored in English and graduated with a 2.1 GPA. Grant later was offered a chance to pursue a Ph.D. in the history of art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London but declined because he could not attain a grant.
From 1987-2000, Grant was in a high-profile relationship with model Elizabeth Hurley. In September 2011, Tinglan Hong gave birth to Grant’s first daughter, Tabitha. Grant had a second child in 2012 with Anna Eberstein, a Swedish television producer. However, he reunited with Hong, and she gave birth to his third child, Felix Grant, in 2013. Grant had a second child with Eberstein in December 2015, making this Grant’s fourth child. Beginning of 2018, Grant and Eberstein welcomed their third child together. The couple wed on 25 May 2018.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Grant’s career took off and gained international recognition after he was cast in the Richard Curtis scripted film, Two Weddings and a Funeral in 1994. He proceeded to perform comedic roles in films such as Monkey Blue Eyes and Nothing Hill, both in 1999. Grant became one of the most popular screen figures in the 1990s.
Towards 2000, Grant had already established his name in the film industry. He got leading roles in films such as Bridget Jones’s Diary, About a Boy, and American Dreamz. He experimented with sci-fi films in the movie Cloud Atlas that debuted in 2012. Grant has also appeared in period pieces of the likes of The Remains of the Day, Sense and Sensibility, and Florence Foster Jenkins.
Grant is a philanthropic man. He is the patron of the DIPEx Charity and the Fynvola Foundation.
Net Worth & Earnings
From his successful career in film, Hugh Grant has accomplished what many actors would only dream of. The man has an impressive net worth estimated to be at $90 million. Majority of his earnings are from his acting career. Additionally, he has invested in real estate in London as he does not currently do much acting.
Hugh Grant has succumbed to a lot of controversy in his personal life. Despite that, his acting career never went down the drain. Hugh has had a great deal of success throughout the many years in the film industry and continues to be recognized for his talents.