Hugo Weaving is a famous Australian actor. Weaving knew for his appearance as Agent Smith in The Matrix trilogy, The Hobbit, Red Skull in Captain America: The First Avenger, Elrond in The Lord of the Rings. He made his first television appearance in the series of Bodyline as Douglas Jardine. His role of Anthony ‘Tick’ Belrose noticed in the drama series Adventures of Priscilla. He also a role as a voice actor in different series include Happy Feet, Happy Feet Two, Babe, and The Transformers Franchise’s Films. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Hugo Weaving in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Hugo Wallace Weaving was born on April 4, 1960, in Nigeria. He was the son of Wallace Weaving as seismologist and Anne as a tourist guide and former teacher. After his birth, the family returned to England and lived in Bedford and later Sydney in South Africa. His schooling completed from The Downs School near to Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital. Further studies completed from Knox Grammar School in Sydney. His graduation completed from the National Institute of Dramatic Art located in Sydney in 1981.
Hugo dated his girlfriend, Katrina Greenwood and having two children’s Holly and Harry. Harry served as an actor and Hugo also have a sister as Anna and brother as Simon. He became the ambassador for Australian animal rights organization voiceless, the animal protection institute.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Weaving served for the television role for Bodyline as cricket captain Douglas Jardine. After, his journey started with the appearance in The Dirtwater Dynasty miniseries and in Barlow and Chambers: A Long Way from Home as Geoffrey Chambers. He also appears for the opposite role of Nicole Kidman in the film Bangkok Hilton. For his appearances, he got the Australian Film Institute’s best actor award for the role in Proof as a blind photographer. He starred in Reckless Kelly as Sir John in 1993.
In the early 90s, he appears in the movie ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ for the role of Anthony Belrose. He got the best actor award from the Montreal Film Festival for his role in The Interview.
In 1999, Hugo played the role of Agent Smith in the movie The Matrix. For the next sequels The Matrix Reloaded, he also appears for the role. His voice appearance noticed in the movie Magic Pudding and got good reviews from the people. In the movie The Lord of the Rings, he also starred for the role as Elrond in 2001. He also the main lead actor in the film Everything Goes and the film received the award.
He received the Inside Film Awards for the movie Everything Went in 2004. Next year, he received AACTA Award for best actor in leading role and FCCA Award for the best supporting role. In the movie V for Vendetta, he received the nominations for International Award for best actor. He also received the Teen Choice Award nomination for the movie Captain America: The First Avenger.
Net Worth & Earnings
Hugo Weaving has an estimated net worth of about $35 million. Most of his earning generated from his appearances in different series of films include Captains America and The Lord of Rings. He also earned while producing the voice for the specific character in the movies. Weaving has his permanent home in South Africa and Australia and also has huge assets regarding personal cars and land.
Weaving has got fame for his television appearances. He began appearing for the small roles and later becomes lead actor. Almost, he has worked with every artist and has a good name in the film industry. He remembered for his appearances in Captain America, Proof, The Matrix, and more hit films.