Famous American actor and screenwriter, Mickey Rourke is a renowned former professional boxer. Continue reading to find the net worth of Mickey Rourke as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Mickey Rourke is the nickname of Philip Andre “Mickey” Rourke, Jr. He was born on 16th September 1952 in Schenectady in New York in the US. His father, Philip Andre Rourke Sr., an armature bodybuilder, left the family when Mickey was six years old. His mother, Annette remarried a police officer, and the whole family relocated to South of Florida.
Mickey Rourke attended Miami Beach Senior High school where he got interested in boxing and acting. When he was 12 years old, Mickey Rourke won his first boxing match. Also, Mickey Rourke played minor roles in school plays that got him interested in acting. Mickey Rourke finished his degree from the same school in 1971.
Mickey Rourke and Debra Feuer were married (1981-1989). Mickey Rourke and Carre Otis were married (1992-1998).
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Mickey Rourke was a professional boxer of Miami Boys club and won his first match in flyweight at age 12. Mickey Rourke faced the former champion Luis Rodriquez and ended in a concussion for two years in 1969-1970. He retired from boxing to join acting.
Initially, Mickey Rourke appeared in television series (1970-1971). Mickey Rourke mentored under actress Sandra Seacat to first appear in the movie ‘Steven Spielberg 1941’. In the 1980s, Mickey Rourke enacted in movies including ‘Body Heat,’ ‘Diner,’ ‘Rumble Fish’ and ‘91/2 Weeks’. Both ‘Body Heat’ and ‘91/2 Week’ were successful.
In 1987, Mickey Rourke enacted in the movie ‘Angel Heart’ that won several awards. In the 1990s, Mickey Rourke returned to boxing but, got physically injured, so he quit for good and rejoined acting in 1991.
Mickey Rourke enacted in movies including ‘Buffalo’66’, ‘Get cater,’ ‘Once upon a time in Mexico,’ ‘Spun,’ ‘The Pledge,’ and ‘The Rainmaker.’ Mickey Rourke enacted in 2005s ‘Sin City’, 2008s ‘The Wrestler’, 2010s ‘Iron man 2’ and ‘The Expendables,’ and 2011s ‘Java Heat’.
Mickey Rourke won the ‘Boston Society of Film Critics award’ as best supporting actor for his movie ‘Diner’ (1983). He was awarded ‘Chicago film critics association’ and ‘Irish Film and Television award’ for enacting in ‘Sin City.’ Mickey Rourke won ‘Saturn award’ for best supporting actor in the movie ‘Sin City’ (2006). In 2008, he won ‘San Francisco Film Critics award’ as best actor for the movie ‘The Wrestler,’ ‘The BAFTA award’ and ‘Golden Globe award.’ In 2009, Mickey Rourke won ‘Santa Barbara International film festival award’ for ‘The Wrestler,’ ‘Scream award’ for ‘Best Villain’ and ‘Iron Man 2’. Mickey Rourke got nominated for ‘Academic Award’ for enacting in the movie ‘The Wrestler.’
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Mickey Rourke is $18 million. Both his chosen careers professional boxing and acting help in acquiring fortune and fame. Most of Mickey Rourke’s wealth comes from his enacting in box-office hit movies. As a former professional boxer, Mickey Rourke gets to appear in advertisements and sponsors. His annual income is estimated to be around $1,764,706, and he earns around $392,157 from his sponsors.
After becoming famous as a boxer and actor, Mickey Rourke is a well-known figure in the entertainment industry.