Brendan Fraser is a Canadian American stage and film actor, a film producer and a photographer. Brendan Fraser net worth fortune has been built through a successful film career that dates back in the 90s. He has appeared in many films but he is well known for taking the role of Rick O’Connell in the Mummy Trilogy and other films such as Crash 2004, Journey to the Center of the Earth 2008, George of the Jungle 1997 among others.
Some time back Fraser in 2013 to 2015 his spectacular career seemed to wind down but in 2018 according to people With Money Report released on January 2018 listed him among the highest paid actors globally based on earnings earned in December 2016 and December 2017. So, what’s Brendan Fraser net worth in 2018 and apart from his net value I have also listed down a few things probably you don’t know about Brendan Fraser?
Brendan James Fraser was born in 1968 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Peter Fraser and Carol Mary who moiled as a broadcaster and sales instructor respectively. He is the youngest among his three brothers and is also related to the Olympic medalist, George Genereux who is his uncle. For his elementary and freshman, he attended a private quarter school called Upper Canada College. In 1990 he earned his degree from Cornish College of Arts.
Brendan wedded actress Afton Smith in 1998, and they bore three kids; Griffin Arthur Fraser (B.2002), Holden Fletcher Fraser (B.2004) and Leland Francis Fraser (B.2006). The couple divorced in 2007.
On his career Brendan started out with ‘Americans Most Wanted,’ but his major role was in ‘Encino Man’ which debuted in 1992 leading him to prominence. He also starred in ‘School Ties’ that year. After his success, he continued to feature alongside notable names such as Philip Ridley and appeared in films like The Scout (1994), The Passion of Darkly Noon (1995), Monkey Bone (2001), and many more. After featuring in The Gods and Monsters (1998), his breakthrough came as a result of the 1999 film, The Mummy which was well received and he was much acclaimed. He also received an accolade in 2004 after starring in ‘Crash’.
Being in the industry, Fraser has made several invitee appearances on TV programs including the Simpsons, King of The Hill and Scrubs. After the success of the mummy its sequel ‘The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor’ debuted in 2008. Another film which Fraser was acclaimed for was the 2008 Journey to the Centre of the Earth.
Since then he has acted in several movies such as the 2010 Furry Vengeance, 2012 Stand Off, 2013 Escape from Planet Earth Scorch Supernova, 2013 a Case of You, 2013 Hair Brained, 2014 The Nut Job, and many more. His recent films are ‘The Field’, a Bollywood film that debuted in 2016 and ‘Behind the Curtain’ (2018).
On awards and achievements: Brendan Fraser has been awarded with several accolades totaling to 4 and received 5 nominations. The awards are Seattle International Film Festival Award, Hollywood Film Festival Award, Broadcast Film Festival Award and Screen Actors Guild Award.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Brendan Fraser net worth is at $28 million. The source of Brendan Fraser net worth fortune has been his film career either taking the roles of an actor, or an executive producer. Another of Brendan Fraser net worth booster is through brand endorsements with various companies. Television roles are also playing a key role in putting a dollar on his overall net value.
5 Facts You Need To Know About Brendan Fraser
For those who knew Brendan Fraser back in the day they must be wondering what exactly happened to a man who was set for superstardom considering he had very successful career in films such as The Mummy and Encino Man.in the last decade the star had already joined the top 10 list of celebrities who vanished from the spotlight. However, in 2017 things have changed and they seem to change for the better in 2018 considering there two films on the wat coming, and that brings the question of how well do you know Brendan Fraser. Well here are a few things/ facts you probably don’t know about Brendan Fraser.
1. While making the Mummy, he almost died in a scene where he choked from being hanged for execution and things went wrong.
2. Sir Ian McKellen wished he could act well as Brendan Fraser.
3. Back in 2016 fans worldwide started a Change.org petition calling on all filmmakers and television globally to consider him in any role.
4. His very first acting gig came from Americas Most Wanted back in 1988.
5. He is on the world record for becoming the first-born U.S citizen to appear in Canada’s Walk of Fame.
Brendan Fraser worth in 2019 would be higher if his 1990’s momentum would have been the same and consistent all through these years but we are glad he has made a comeback in 2018-2019.