Freddie Highmore or Alfred Thomas “Freddie” Highmore is a London based actor. His tryst with the glitzy world of acting began in 1999 when he featured in the comedy film, “Women Talking Dirty”. Here’s a quick review of his net worth in 2019.
Freddie Highmore was raised in a family closely rooted in showbiz in Camden, London having been born in 1992 to Edward Highmore, an actor himself and Sue Latimer, a talent agent largely credited for kick-starting the careers of many popular actors over the years, including Imelda Staunton and Daniel Radcliffe. Freddie is the eldest of the two children born to his parents and his younger brother, Bertie is also an actor. Freddie’s primary education began at the Hampstead Garden Suburb in the Hampstead village of London. He later attended an independent school called the Highgate School before enrolling at the Emmanuel College at Cambridge from where he graduated in Spanish and Arabic.
Freddie Highmore shares a deep bond with Vera Farmiga, his fellow actor on “Bates Motel”. In fact, he is the godfather of Vera’s son, Fynn. He is also a polyglot, for he can speak many other languages apart from of course English. He currently resides in Highgate, North London.
Freddie Highmore began his TV career when he was just 7 years old. In 1999, he made his film debut by featuring in a comedy film, “Women Talking Dirty” directed under the banner of Coky Giedroyc. In 2000, he played the role of King Arthur in “The Mists of Avalon” miniseries of TNT cable. In 2001, in the “Happy Birthday Shakespeare” miniseries of BBC, he played the role of a young boy who wishes to move his family to the market town of Stratford-upon-Avon, England. In 2004, he worked in Jean-Jacques Annaud’s film, “Two Brothers”.
In 2005, he played the role of Charlie Bucket in the film, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” directed by Tim Burton. In 2006, he portrayed a young Max Skinner in the comedy film, “A Good Year” directed by Ridley Scott. In 2007, he worked in the film, “August Rush” along with other stars, like Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Keri Russell and Robin Williams. In the 2008 film, “The Spiderwick Chronicles”, he played the double role of twins, Jared Grace and Simon. He voiced for the main character in the animated film, “Astro Boy” released in 2009.
In the 2010 film, “Master Harold…and the Boys”, he appeared opposite Ving Rhames. In 2011, he acted with Emma Roberts in the film, “The Art of Getting By”. From 2013-2017, he played the role of Norman Bates with his acting mother Vera Farmiga as Norma in the horror TV series, “Bates Motel” of A&E TV channel.
Awards and Achievements
There are a number of awards in Freddie’s name till date:
• “Youth in Film” in 2004.
• “Best Youth Actor” in 2004 and 2005.
• “Outstanding New Talent” in 2005.
• “Best Newcomer” in 2005.
• “Best Performance in a Feature Film–Young Ensemble Cast” in 2005
• “Best Young Performer” in 2005 and 2006.
• “Capri Exploit Award” in 2007
• “Best Performance by a Younger Actor” in 2008.
• “Favorite Cable TV Actor” in 2017.
Net Worth of Freddie Highmore
Freddie Highmore has earned a very huge wealth at just 28 years of age. His net worth till date is $5.5 million. Most of this amount has been earned with his acting in TV and films.
Freddie Highmore’s name comes in the list of actors having sugar daddies. His father and mother were both related to the film industry, which is why Freddie got to work in TV at the mere age of 7. However, once he entered in the cinema world, it was his talent that led him to such great fame. Winning a number of awards and possesing a wealth of $5.5 million just at the age of 28 years is really commendable.