Joseph Gordon-Levitt is an American actor, singer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur. His career began when he was a child as he featured in multiple films including ’10 Things I Hate About You’ and ‘3rd Rock from the sun’. At one time, he had taken a break from acting to pursue a degree at Columbia University but later would drop to concentrate on his acting career fully. Keep reading to learn more on the net worth of Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Joseph was born in 1981 on February 17th in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in Sherman Oaks neighbourhood of Los Angeles, and he hailed from a Jewish family. The family was not strict when it came to religious activities. His father worked as a news director for Pacifica Radio Station and also KPFK FM while his mother, Jane, did a contest for a congress seat in the US during the 1970s for Peace and Freedom party. The two met while Jane was working as a program editor for the KPFK-FM. His maternal grandfather Michael Gordon was a film director and had an older brother, Dan. His brother at the age of 36 in 2010.
In the year 2013, Gordon identified himself as a feminist who got it from his mother who brought him up that way. She was very active in the movement in the 70s. He married Tasha McCauley, and they were blessed with their first child in 2015. In 2017, that was when their second son was born. The couple has enjoyed stability in their marriage, and everything is working on well for them.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Joseph began his career in acting like a child and worked for a limited number of plays, TV shows as well as commercials. He began by appearing in various plays when he was four years old. After this, it became a norm for him to appear in multiple commercials as well as TV series such as The Powers That Be. As an actor, in 2009, he appeared in a film that was titled ‘500 Days of Summer’ where he played the lead role in this film.
In the same year, he would land another role in a film that was dubbed ‘G. I Joe: The Rise of Cobra’. Among his best movies include Lincoln, Looper, and Inception with the famous Leonardo DiCaprio. In his vast career, he has been nominated for over 29 awards. He has bagged Primetime Emmy Award for his excellent skills.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Joseph Gordon-Levitt is estimated to be over $50 million. This fortune has been created from his film works including his career as a producer and movie editor. In 2015, he purchased a three-bedroom house that was located in Los Angeles California and the house was valued at $3.25 million.
Joseph has worked in the production of different types of media like albums, short films, and books. He has closely been associated with HitRecord, and the label gets to bring diverse filmmakers, artists, and musicians together. In 2011, the liable released his first work, Recollection Vol 1 which has done fairly well.