What is Russell Crowe Net Worth? Know His Earnings From the ‘Gladiator’ Movie

Russell Crowe is An actor, producer, and musician. He also plays music. Crowe began his acting career on television, but his portrayal of Maximus Decimus Meridius in the 2000 film “Gladiator,” for which he won the Academy Award, catapulted him to international stardom.

He also won praise from critics for the films “Cinderella Man,” “The Insider,” and “A Beautiful Mind.” Russell has participated in the musical groups 30 Odd Foot of Grunts and Russell Crowe & The Ordinary Fear of God.

Since 2006, he has also shared ownership of the National Rugby League team South Sydney Rabbitohs. You can find out everything about Russell Crowe‘s net worth, salary, career, etc. in this page.

As of October 2022, Russell Crowe has an estimated net worth of $120 Million.

Quick Facts About Russell Crowe

Name Russell Crowe
D.O.BApril 7, 1964
GenderMale
ProfessionActor, film producer, and musician
Net Worth$120 million

Russell Crowe ‘s Early Life: Parents and Siblings

On April 7, 1964, Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand. His parents, John and Jocelyn, catered on movie sets, and John also worked as a hotel manager.

In addition to being related to three cricket players—cousins Martin Crowe and Jeff Crowe as well as uncle Dave Crowe—maternal Russell's grandpa was a cameraman.

Russell made his acting debut in an episode of “Spyforce” in 1972 (the show's producer was Jocelyn's godfather), after his family relocated to Sydney, Australia, when he was four years old. Before his family returned to New Zealand when he was fourteen, Crowe attended Vaucluse Public School and Sydney Boys High School.

With his brother Terry, cousins Martin and Jeff, and other family members, he first attended Auckland Grammar School in New Zealand. He later transferred to Mount Roskill Grammar School, but left at age 16 to concentrate on acting.

Let's Talk About His Career Journey

Russell's Acting Career

Crowe signed on to play Eddie and Dr. Scott in a New Zealand version of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in 1986, landing him his first professional theatre role.

He performed in this play for two years before reprising his parts in an Australian production that was on the road. Russell portrayed Mickey in an Australian version of “Blood Brothers” in 1988, and Johnny the following year in “Bad Boy Johnny and the Prophets of Doom.”

Russell Crowe Net Worth

In 1987, Russell made four appearances on the well-known Australian soap opera “Neighbours,” and in 1990, he received a role in the movie The Crossing. He was quickly cast in “Blood Oath” (also known as “Prisoners of the Sun” in some other countries), “Proof,” “Spotswood,” and “Romper Stomper,” for which he received Australian Film Institute honors.

In 1995, Crowe made his acting debut in American movies, co-starring in “Virtuosity” with Denzel Washington and in “The Quick and the Dead” with Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone, and Gene Hackman. Three of Russell's films—”The Insider” from 1999, “Gladiator” from 2000, and “A Beautiful Mind” from 2001—all received Academy Award nominations.

The Mummy, American Gangster, Robin Hood, Les Misérables, and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World are just a few of the more than 40 films he has acted in (2017). In the 2019 Showtime miniseries “The Loudest Voice,” he made a comeback to his television beginnings by portraying disgraced Fox News CEO Roger Ailes.

Music Career of Russell

Early in the 1980s, Russell started performing music under the name “Russ Le Roq.” He released numerous songs in New Zealand in 1984, including “I Just Wanna Be Like Marlon Brando” and “Shattered Glass,” while managing a music venue, Auckland's The Venue.

Russell Crowe Net Worth

In the 1980s, Crowe formed a band with Billy Dean Cochran; formerly known as Roman Antix, the group changed its name to 30 Odd Foot of Grunts in 1992.

Before breaking up in 2005, the band put out an EP, three full-length albums, and a live DVD. Russell Crowe & The Ordinary Fear of God, the band he started playing in with Canadian guitarist Alan Doyle, soon started a sold-out U.S. tour.

Russell's “Les Misérables” co-star Samantha Barks, actor Scott Grimes, and Swedish musician Carl Falk are all members of Crowe and Doyle's new band, Indoor Garden Party, which they started in 2017.

What is the Net Worth of Russell Crowe?

Russell Crowe has a net worth of $120 million, according to CelebrityNetWorth. Russell works as an actor in New Zealand, where he resides.

He received a salary of roughly $5 million for Gladiator, $15 million for Robbin' Good, and $10 million for Beautiful Mind. Russell also made investments in his $10 million home.

His annual salary is $12 million as of 2022, according to a number of reports. His acting career, producing, directing, promotions, and brand partnerships are the main sources of his income.

 

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Honors and Awards

Crowe has received numerous honors, including a Screen Actors Guild Award, an Academy Award, four Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and more.

Russell appeared on commemorative “Legends of the Screen” postage stamps printed by Australia Post in 2009, both as himself and as his “Gladiator” persona. In 2010, he was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Final Words

Aside from acting in movies, Russell Crowe also produces and plays music. He is mostly based in Australia and America and rose to fame with what is arguably his most outstanding film, “The Gladiator.” He is not just a talented musician but has played in numerous Australian and Canadian bands in addition to being an actor.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Russell Crowe's Age?

Russell Crowe, who turned 58 years old on April 7, 1964, was born.

What is Russell Crowe's Height?

The height of Russell Crowe is 1.82 m, or 6 ft 0 in.

Who is Russell Crowe's Spouse?

On April 7, 2003, Crowe‘s 39th birthday, he wed Australian singer Danielle Spencer. Before divorcing in 2012, they had two sons: Charles and Tennyson. When their divorce was finally formalized in April 2018, Russell conducted an auction dubbed “The Art of Divorce,” where he sold things and memorabilia he had gathered throughout his marriage and made $3.7 million.

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