Gary Goldman is an award-winning actor as well as a filmmaker of the English origin. He is famous to the extent that people regard him as one of his generation’s greatest screen actors. The actor is well-known for his roles in the Dark Knight Rises and The Dark Night. He has starred in The Fifth Element, Sin, The Backwards and True Romance among others. We are about to check out Gary Oldman’s Net Worth in 2018, his life, career, awards, and achievements.
Gary Oldman Early Life
Gary was born in 1958 on 21st March as Gary Leonard Oldman to Leonard Bertram Oldman together with Kathleen Cheriton. His birthplace was New Cross. His father was not only a sailor but also a welder. He succumbed to his death in 1985 at the age of 74 years.
When the time came for Gary to join the school, his parents enrolled him at the West Greenwich School, Detroit. However, when he was 16 years old, Oldman left school and began working in a sports shop. His early days showed that his interests inclined towards music. As a pianist as a child and then becoming a singer afterwards, who would have thought otherwise? Later, Malcolm McDowell played a role in The Raging Moon (1971), and that made him shift to acting.
Five is the number of times that Gary Oldman has married. The first one was Lesley Manville who is an English actress and the mother of his son, Alfie. They tied a knot in 1987, but the union ended in 1989. That was as soon as their son turned three months.
The other wives are Uma Thurman (1990 to 1992), Donya Florentino (1997 to 2001) and Alexandra Edenborough (2008 to 2015).
He has been the husband of Gisele Schmidt since September 2007. She is both an art curator and a writer.
Gary Oldman Career
Gary’s debut was a stage performance in 1979. In 1983, he got a starring role for the first time in Meantime. In the 1980s, he had other theatre performances in movies such as The Massacre at Paris, Saved, Hamlet, Entertaining Mr Sloane and The Country Wife among others.
In the 1990s, things were better than before. Oldman starred in KFK as Lee Harvey Oswald and Bram Stoker’s Dracula as Count Dracula. Oldman was the antagonist in The Contender, Air Force One, The Fifth Element and True Romance. He portrayed his role of agent Norman Stansfield in Leon: The Professional too well hence on record as one of the greatest villains.
Besides that, he voiced the character of Viktor Reznov in Call of Duty and made appearances in music videos of Gun N’ Roses, David Bowie and Annie Lennox. Gary not only wrote but also directed Nil by Mouth as well.
Awards & Achievements
Gary Goldman has won many awards over the years. They include 1 Academy Award, 3 BAFTA Awards, 1 Golden Globe Award and 1 Screen Actors Guild Award. Others are 1 British Independent Film Award, 3 Empire Awards, 1 Satellite Award and 1 Saturn Award. Empire readers voted him to receive the Empire Icon Award.
Net Worth of Gary Oldman
Gary Goldman has an estimated net worth of over $50 million. The figure though big does not come as a surprise. That is for the reason that Oldman has been active for the last four decades. Most of it has come to be because of his earnings as a result of portraying various characters in different films. The other portion is from making movies. That is how Gary has amassed his current net worth.
Gary Oldman is an actor who has won many awards because of his excellent performances. He also directs, produces and writes films and is engaged in singing, voice acting as well as writing books. He was once arrested for drunk driving after a night out with Kiefer Sutherland, the actor. Nevertheless, Gary Oldman remains an icon to reckon with when it comes to the film industry.