Charlie Hunnam is a famous British actor who is probably best known for his role of ‘Jax Teller’ in the television series ‘Sons of Anarchy’. Charlie has also appeared in numerous movies. Keep reading to know more about Charlie Hunnam’s net worth in 2018.
Charles Matthew Hunnam, popularly known as “Charlie Hunnam” was born on April 10, 1980, in Newcastle, England. His father, William “Billy” Hunnam was a scrap metal merchant, while his mother, Jane Hunnam was a business owner. He was born in England, but the age of five, the family moved to Australia for eight years before moving back to the United Kingdom.
Charlie’s parents got divorced when he was two years old. He did his schooling at Heaton Manor School in Newcastle. When his mom got remarried, Charlie shifted with his mother and went to Ullswater Community College and then Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Penrith, Cumbria.
As a kid, Charlie was very creative and loved different forms of arts. For further studies, after finishing his high school, he attended Cumbria College of Arts and Design, where he did his graduation in theory and history of film with a side in performing arts.
Charlie Hunnam is a handsome hunk and had a chance of dating one of the finest females around. He met Katherine Towne, an actress, at the auditions of ‘Dowson’s Creek’. After their first meet, soon couple started dating. They dated for a few weeks and decided to tie a knot. The couple had a very lavishing wedding in Las Vegas. After three years in their marriage, they got divorced due to their personal differences.
Currently, Charlie is dating Morgana McNeils, a jewelry designer. The couple is going out for almost ten years and is very happy with each other. It is often said that “she is the luckiest girl alive on the planet for dating a hunk and handsome guy like Charlie’.
Charlie Hunnam’s acting career started when he was just ten years old. He was spotted in the shoe store by a production manager for a children’s show. His first major debut came at the age of eighteen when he received an offer to play a role in the British teen series called ‘Microsoap’. He was brilliant in that series and grabbed the attention of many production companies.
Soon, Charlie was given a lead role in a drama ‘Queer as Folk’. The role turned out to be a major turning point in his career. The role which was given to him was highly complex with a different personality in a single man. He nailed that role, and his performance was very much appreciated by a lot of audiences. The series gained very good ratings and was a hit at that time.
Charlie also appeared in ‘Queer as Folk 2’ and then made his big screen debut in the film ‘Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?’. Charlie then moved to Los Angeles after getting an offer for a US television drama series ‘Young Americans’. He has also starred in Fox’s series ‘Undeclared’.
Charlie made his debut in the American films with the movie ‘Abondon’, and the following year he worked with stars like Nicole Kidman, Jude Law in the movie ‘Cold Mountain’. His performance gained him a lot of movies after that and Charlie was getting better every time.
One of his notable work can be seen in ‘Green Street Hooligans’ and his performance led him to the role of ‘Jax Teller’ in the series ‘Sons of Anarchy’. This was the biggest breakthrough of his life and Charlie became famous worldwide.
Recently, Charlie has appeared in numerous movies including, ‘Pacific Rim’, ‘Deadfall’, ‘The Ledger’, etc.
Awards & Achievements
Charlie Hunnam is no doubt one of the most handsome actors in the industry. His performance in the television series and movies has grabbed him very few awards. He has been nominated on numerous occasions but has won awards like, ‘National Boards of Review’, ‘Huading Award’, ‘CinemaCon Award’, etc.
Net Worth of Charlie Hunnam
The estimated net worth of Charlie Hunnam is approximately $16 million. His main source of income has been his earnings from acting in the television series and movies.
Charlie Hunnam is one of the most handsome actors in the industry. He has worked hard to tone his body and rise to the success of such a magnitude. Currently, he is living with his girlfriend whom he loves a lot and always defends her when the media tries to insult her with some vague articles.