Hugo Weaving is an actor and producer who was born in Nigeria to English parents and currently has British and Australian citizenships. He is most popular for his roles in The Lord of the Rings movies and in “The Matrix” movie. Go on reading to know Hugo Weaving’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
Hugo Weaving Early Life
Hugo Wallace Weaving was born on April 4, 1960, in Ibadan in Nigeria. His father Wallace Weaving who worked in studying and exploring everything about earthquakes and his mother Anne Lennard worked as a teacher before becoming a tour guide. Hugo Weaving might have origins from Belgium through his maternal grandmother.
Hugo Weaving’s parents are from the United Kingdom. He was grown and raised in England and in Australia. Hugo Weaving has 1 brother and 1 sister, screenwriter and producer Simon Weaving and Anna Jane Weaving. His niece is the Australian actress and model Samara Weaving. Hugo Weaving studied at The Downs Malvern and the Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital both in England. In Australia, he studied at the Knox Grammar School and then he graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art.
For his personal life, Hugo Weaving has experienced relationship and children that we know of. He has been Katrina Greenwood for a very long time. Hugo and Katrina have 1 son and 1 daughter together, actor Harry Greenwood and Holly Weaving.
Hugo Weaving Career
Hugo Weaving made his debut movie acting role in a drama titled “…Maybe This Time”. His first TV series appearance was a starring role in a drama miniseries titled “Bodyline,” followed by another one in “The Dirtwater Dynasty.” Hugo Weaving began to have more and more roles in the 90s after starring in the drama romantic comedy movie “Proof” which Russell Crowe is also one of its stars.
Hugo Weaving’s role and performance in the Australian thriller crime movie “The Interview” contributed more to his success. The science fiction action movie “The Matrix” could be his first high grossing movie ever, which he also starred in its sequels. Hugo Weaving’s performance in The Lord of the Rings movies made him one of the top actors. Recently, he starred in an Australian drama series titled “Seven Types of Ambiguity.”
Hugo Weaving’s 2018 plus acting roles including a thriller drama movie titled “Black 47”, a drama miniseries titled “Patrick Melrose” and an adventure science fiction action movie titled “Mortal Engines.”
Awards & Achievements
Hugo Weaving has more than 50 award winnings and nominations in his credit. He has won a total of 4 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards, 3 Australian Film Institute Awards, 3 Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards, 2 Australian Film Critics Association Awards, 2 Awards Circuit Community Awards, 2 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards, A Screen Actors Guild Awards, among others.
Net Worth of Hugo Weaving
The actor and producer Hugo Weaving net worth is an estimated $40 million, and it is rising continuously. He has been earning his tens of millions from his performance and roles in movies and TV series. Hugo Weaving starred in many high grossing movies such as The Lord of the Rings movies which all grossed more than $3 billion at the box office.
Hugo Weaving is one of the most loved to watch actors. He has contributed a lot to the Australian acting industry, and he’s reaching up to 100 credited acting roles in the upcoming years. Hugo Weaving is one of the stars of the greatest movies of all time, The Lord of the Rings movies. Hugo Weaving is now happily living with Katrina Greenwood in Sydney.