Peter Hayden Dinklage or simply Peter Dinklage is an American actor and producer who is Best-known for his role as Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones; Peter is amongst the ‘highest-paid actors’ of TV cinema. Now let’s have a close look at Peter Dinklage’s net worth in 2018.
Peter Dinklage Early Life
Born on June 11, 1969, Peter is of German and Irish descent. He was born in Morristown but grew up in Brookside, New Jersey. His father John Carl Dinklage was an insurance salesman while his mother Diane Dinklage, a music teacher.
Peter was born with a disease Achondroplasia, a genetic disorder that results him in dwarfism.
Peter completed his schooling from a Catholic preparatory school, Delbarton School, where he studied acting. His brother was a great inspiration in his life. Peter then completed his drama degree from Bennington College.
Peter married the theatre director Erica Schmidt in 2005. The couple has been blessed with two children. Peter is currently residing in New York with his family.
Peter has a scar on his face from his neck to eyebrow, which he got from an accident happened in playing a nightclub in the early 1990s.
Peter Dinklage Career, Awards & Achievement
Peter has been active in TV industry since 1991. Initially, he found it very difficult to get a job in the TV industry. In 1995, he got his debut role in a low budget film Living in Oblivion. The film was based on the story of a struggling dwarf actor in New York City. Later in 1996, he appeared in a drama film Bullet featuring rapper Tupac Shakur. He received positive responses for his role. Still, his struggle continued.
Peter finally found his breakthrough in the TV industry in 2003 when he cast Finbar McBride in a Tom McCarthy film The Station Agent. The movie was a hit at the box office. He earned nominations for the Independent Spirit Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for his role. Afterward, he started getting roles in different movies. Later he appeared in the comedy film Elf (2003) and The Baxter (2005). Peter has also featured in the CBS sci-fi Threshold (2005).
In the next five years, Peter starred in more than 10 movies. Some of his hits during that phase are Find Me Guilty (2006), Death At Funeral (2007), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) and Underdog (2007).
His mainstream success in the film career came in 2011 when he cast the role of Tyrion Lannister in the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones. He got international fame with his role. He has appeared in all the seven seasons of the series. Matthew Gilbert from The Boston Globe referred his performance as the most charming, morally ambiguous, and self-aware. He won the duo of the Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award for his role.
Since then he has featured in various film projects like Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), Three Christs (2017) and many more.
Awards & Achievements
Peter Dinklage has received some accolades and achievements in his career. He has won two Primetime Emmy Awards and one Golden Globe Award for his role in Game Of Thrones. Peter has won over 11 awards from 58 nominations in his acting career. He has been nominated for Emmy Awards for six times and Screen Actor Guild Awards for 14 times.
Net Worth of Peter Dinklage
Peter Dinklage has an estimated net worth of more than $15 million. The only source of his fortune is the film and TV industry. According to a source, he got a salary of $150,000 for a single episode of Game of Thrones.
No doubt Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister is one of the most famous and loving characters of the series Game of Thrones. Being a dwarf it’s not easy to fit yourself into the world, but Peter has managed to shut his haters with his prolific acting throughout his career. He has a great fan following across the globe.
• Peter has been a pure vegetarian since 16.
• Peter is an animal lover, and also an advocate for the animal’s right.