Haley Joel Osment is an American actor who became a successful actor by playing some roles in television series and films during the 1990s. He rose to fame for his extraordinary performance in the thriller “The Sixth Sense” after which he subsequently appeared in leading roles and became popular. Now let’s have a close look at Haley Joel Osment’s net worth in 2018.
Born on 10th April 1988 in Los Angeles, California, Haley uses his initials HJO as his nickname. He was brought up as Roman Catholic. He had a passion for basketball, golf, and football when he was in his childhood and studied at Flintridge Preparatory School in La Canada, California. Haley graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in the year 2011.
Being passionate in sports he played golf for the U.S team in the All-Star Cup 2005, and it is remarkable that he participated in the Annual Michael Douglas & Friends Celebrity Golf Tournament. Osment has a love for playing piano and guitar, and he currently lives in New York City.
Osment’s acting career began at the age of four when he participated in the contest held in IKEA store. This winning of Osment gave him a chance for the TV commercial of Pizza Hut advertising their “Big Foot” pizza. Later on which his first role in a television series was applauded a year after. This was followed by a small role in Forrest Gump in 1994 and continuously with other films too. He also made a number of appearances on TV shows like Texas Ranger, The Pretender, Chicago Hope, Ally McBeal, Walker and The Larry Sanders Show.
His first successful bounce was when he played a role in the thriller, The Sixth Sense for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Osment had also given voice-overs for some of the famous films such as The Jungle Book 2, The Country Bears and The Hunchback of Notre Dame II between the years 2002 and 2003. Notably, he has lent his voice to some of the video games series like Kingdom series and others. His work with Montana Amazon as both actor and executive producer is extravagantly exposing his brilliance.
Awards & Achievements:
The first and foremost achievement of Osment is his nomination to Academy Awards for his exuberant performance in the movie “The Sixth Sense.” Osment won the Saturn Award for the Best Performance by a Younger Actor for his acting and performance in Cole Star as a psychic child. Osment was also nominated for the Oscars however it was lost to Michael Caine. His appearance in Steven Spielberg’s Artificial Intelligence earned him the Saturn Award for Best Younger Actor for the second time.
Net Worth of Haley Joel Osment
The estimated net worth of Osment is $12 million. Since 2000 his salary was $1,000,000 which was augmented to $2,000,000 since 2001 after his performance in Artificial Intelligence. Osment started earning huge after his performance in The Sixth Sense which displayed his brilliance in acting hugely. Most of his earnings are accumulated through his major roles in the movies in his later part whereas nominal earnings of Osment were earned when he played supporting roles in movies and playing his roles as television artist in many famous television series.
However his acting career is being started by his mother in the IKEA store’s contest, his continuous perseverance and skills made him get nominated for many significant awards which gained him more recognition which ultimately led him to play the fantabulous and fantasying roles in upcoming films.