Daniel Radcliffe is a British actor best known for his role in The Harry Potter series. His net worth is estimated at $110 million.
Daniel Radcliffe Net Worth: Early Career And Harry Potter Fame
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born in Fulham, London on 23rd July 1989 into an artistic family- his father was a literary agent, and his mother a casting agent, who both acted in their childhood. Radcliffe showed interest in acting at the age of 5, and 5 years later, he made his acting debut in BBC One’s TV film David Copperfield (1999).
In 2001 he made his film debut in “The Tailor of Panama”. Later the same year, he was selected to star as the title character in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” which would become his breakout role. He continued to portray the title character until the final and eight sequel in 2011. The outstanding success of the Harry Potter series quickly propelled Radcliffe to international fame.
At 16 he became the youngest non-royal to have his portrait hung in The National Portrait Gallery and in the US he earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2002, he won an award at the Variety Club Awards for the best newcomer. The same year, he received the Sir James Carreras award for outstanding new talent and in 2002, Time Kids voted for him as the person of the year.
Daniel Radcliffe Net Worth: Earnings From The Harry Potter Series
Here is a breakdown of some of his earnings in the Harry Potter series:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001) – $1 million
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) – $3 million
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) – $11 million
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) – $ 14 million
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (2009) – over $24.5 million
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows I (2010) – $20 million
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows II (2011) – $33 million
In 2007 at the age of 17, Radcliffe began to act in stage plays, he played the lead character of Alan Strang in the London and New York productions of Equus which had not been revived since 1973. His portrayal of Strang was met with positive reviews by critics and advanced sales for the show ran upwards of £1.7 million. The same year, Radcliffe was involved in other movies including Australian family drama “December Boys” which centered on a group of four orphans, the other was “My Boy Jack” a TV drama film. In 2011, he starred in the 2011 Broadway revival of musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”, he left the show after two years in 2012.
Daniel Radcliffe Net Worth: Post Harry Potter
After the Harry Potter series ended, Radcliffe starred in 2012 horror movie “The Woman in Black”. His subsequent movies include “Kill your Darlings” (2013), “The F Word” (2013) “Victor Frankenstein” (2015) as well as other stage plays.
Radcliffe owns two properties in New York including an apartment in Lower Manhattan worth over $10 million. He also owns a flat in London. He has contributed to a number of charities, including, The Trevor Project which aims at suicide prevention among the LGBTQ and the Demelza Hospice, which cares for children. He received a Hero Award from the Trevor Project in 2011. Radcliffe has also donated money to Get Connected UK, a national helpline for troubled youth.
Daniel Radcliffe could reprise his role in the Harry Potter series as there is ongoing production of Harry Potter spin-offs like “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” set for release in November 2016. Second and third films are also set for release in 2018 and 2020. There are prospects of new films based on J. K. Rowling’s website, Pottermore. There is also an upcoming two-part stage play that picks up from where the epic saga left. It is entitled “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” and is set to premiere at The Palace Theater London on July 2016.