Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald, originally referred to informally as Fantastic Beasts 2, has announced its official title and cast list. Some big names are set to appear as new characters, including Jude Law as a young Albus Dumbledore, Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald and Zoë Kravitz as Leta Lestrange. In addition, there are also actors returning from the first film, notably Eddie Redmayne, who played the main character, Newt Scamander.
Proving his star power with a lot of notable films on his resume, the returning Redmayne has sure showcased his star power. Let’s take a look at some of his past roles, as well as his net worth!
Eddie Redmayne’s Net Worth as of 2018: $4 million
Redmayne’s net worth is around $4 million. His career as a prominent actor and even a model has certainly paid off in the long-run. Let’s take a look to see how Redmayne built up his net worth over the years.
The Early Years
Redmayne was born on 6 January 1982 in Westminster, London. Throughout his academic career, he attended Eaton House, Colet Court, Eton College and Trinity College, where he studied History of Art. Before becoming a professional actor full-time, he worked as a model, even working alongside Alex Pettyfer and Cara Delevingne.
Redmayne started his thespian career with television roles and on the stage before entering feature films, debuting in the cross-cast role of Viola in a 2002 production of Twelfth Night. His first feature film role was the 2006 piece, Like Minds, after the casting director saw him perform on stage. Other early film roles for him included the 2008 The Other Boleyn Girl and the 2009 Glorious 39.
His breakout film was the 2011 drama film My Week with Marilyn, where he portrayed filmmaker Colin Clark. The following year, he appeared as Marius Pontmercy for the 2012 film adaptation of the musical, Les Misérables, itself based on the Victor Hugo book of the same name. Another one of his biggest roles was in 2014, when he portrayed Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, winning him various roles, such as an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. According to Net Worth Celebrities, Redmayne’s highest paid film was reportedly Danish Girl (2014) at an estimated $350,000. He reportedly made the following salaries: Birdsong (2012) $173,913, Les Miserables (2012) $205,128 and The Theory of Everything (2014) $250,000.
Although the film ended up critically panned, he appeared as the villainous Balem Abrasax in the 2015 Jupiter Ascending. That same year, however, it was announced he was cast as the main character in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which had a 2016 release. A spin-off of the Harry Potter franchise, Redmayne portrayed the wizard, Newt Scamander. Proving popular, the film announced a sequel the same year, which is expected for a 2018 release. He is also set to appear in the Aardman Animations film, Early Man, voicing the main character, Dug.
Eddie Redmayne attended the premiere for his new flick Early Man in London ahead of the impending arrival of his second child.