Facts of Brendan Fraser
|Full Name||Brendan James Fraser|
|Birth Name||Brendan James Fraser|
|Birth City||Indianapolis, Indiana|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Peter Fraser|
|Father Profession||Journalist (former)|
|Mother Name||Carol Mary|
|Mother Profession||Sales Counselor|
|Spouse||Afton Smith (m. 1998–2008)|
|Relation With||Afton Smith (1998-2008)|
|No Of Children||Griffin Arthur Fraser (born in 2002), Holden Fletcher Fraser (2004), Leland Francis Fraser (2006)|
|Awards||Screen Actors Guild Award|
|Sibilings||Kevin, Regan, Sean|
|Filmography||The Mummy trilogy,George of the Jungle,Encino Man,G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra|
|Education||Upper Canada College, Cornish College of the Arts, Southern Methodist University|
|Date of Birth||December 3,1968|
How Rich Is Brendan Fraser; 'The Mummy' Actor's Net Worth?
The 2006 Screen Actors Guild Award winner Brendan Fraser is an American-Canadian actor, famous for his role of Rick O'Connell in The Mummy trilogy (1999, 2001, and 2008). Professional since 1988, Fraser has appeared in numerous million-dollars grossing movie that filled his pocket with a hefty sum.
Currently, the 50-year-old actor owns the net worth of $20 million, however, seems challenging for his craving expense on alimony, child support, and mortgages.
Brendan Fraser’s Net Worth Is $20 Million: Income Sources & Salary
Ever since his film debut in Dogfight (1991) and the lead role feature through 1992 comedy film Encino Man, Fraser made himself shower million dollars fortune.
But it was until 2007, the actor began to vanish from the film industry and later making his major comeback in 2018 via FX's Trust, an American anthology drama series.
As of April 2019, Brendan Fraser owns the net worth of $20 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The main source of Brendan’s income is his acting career and investments in business ventures. Sources cite that he makes $312,000 from his investment revenue.
Back in the 2013/2014, Fraser’s net worth was estimated to be $25 million. Well, the depreciation is all credited to his absence from the industry and battle with alimony and child support expenses.
The actor’s most recent movie appearance was The Nut Job (2014), a 3D computer-animated heist-comedy film where he voiced Grayson.
Currently, Brendan voices Robotman/Cliff Steele in the DC Comics web TV series Doom Patrol since 2019. He also serves on the board of directors for FilmAid International.
Salary From Movies & Box Office Collection
Till date, the American-Canadian actor has worked in many hit films and TV series that loaded him with the million dollars paychecks.
Brendan Fraser’s notable salary from the movies are:
- The Scout (1994)- $1.5 million
- Dudley Do-Right (1999)-$4 million
- The Mummy (1999)-$4 million
- Bedazzled (2000)-$10 million
- The Mummy Returns (2001)-$12.5 million
- The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)-$14 million
Well, the total earning from those 6 movies is $46 million. So, it certain that Fraser made massive multi-million dollars in revenue from his appearance in 46 movies.
List of Brendan’s movie box office collection:
|Encino Man (1992)||Link||$7 million||$40.7 million|
|George of the Jungle (1997)||George||$55 million||$174.4 million|
|The Mummy (1999)||Rick O'Connell||$80 million||$415.9 million|
|Bedazzled (2000)||Elliot Richards||$48 million||$90 million|
|The Mummy Returns (2001)||Rick O'Connell||$98 million||$433 million|
|Crash (2004)||Rick Cabot||$6.5 million||$98.4 million|
|Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)||Professor Trevor Anderson||$60 million||$242 million|
|The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)||Rick O'Connell||$145 million||$401.1 million|
|Escape From Planet Earth (2013)||Scorch Supernova (voice)||$40 million||$74.6 million|
|The Nut Job (2014)||Grayson (voice)||$43 million||$123.9 million|
Did you know? In 2012, Fraser sued the producers of The Legend of William Tell: 3D for $3 million in unpaid fees. Well, the film was never made but cost him other projects.
Endorsement & Charity
Meanwhile, the details on Brendan Fraser’s endorsement deal is not out. Since he reduced his movie appearances since 2007, no reports on his sponsorships are disclosed.
But Fraser surely is very much active in charity works. Well, he has collaborations with End Hunger Network, Eracism Foundation, FilmAid International, Kids Cancer Connection Inc., Make Poverty History, P.S. ARTS, and The Hollywood Cookbook.
Reportedly, in 2004, the actor donated $12,500 each to the New York Police and Fire Departments.
Asset, House, Cars, Expenses & Lifestyle
Currently, Brendan Fraser lives in his house in near Bedford, New York. The purchase detail of the property is not out, though is estimated to be worth million dollars. Well, the average cost of a house in New York is $300,000-$411,000.
As per Smartasset.com, a house in Bedford, New York costs 1.964% of the asset’s assessed value as property tax, accompanied by $1,100 house insurance premium per year.
Previously, before the divorce, Fraser lived in the 3,948-square-ft mansion in Beverly Hills, California. He bought the 4-bedroom property in 1996 for $675,000 and sold it in April 2007 for $2.99 million.
For a fact, his former Beverly Hills mansion was sold again in October 2017 for $4 million.
Sources report that Fraser owns an impressive car collection which includes Mercedes, Audi, Tesla, Nissan, and others.
Since Brendan is not active on social media and likes to keep his daily life detail low-key, the information on his lifestyle is quite unknown.
But amassing the net worth of $20 million, he does have a lavish lifestyle; furthermore, he makes expenses on costly suits and often travels a lot.
Expenses Barrage: Alimony, Child Support, Mortgages & Taxes
Following Brendan Fraser’s divorce with his wife Afton Smith in 2008, loads of bills regarding the payments on alimony, child support, mortgages, and taxes crashed onto The Mummy actor. The decline of his career height added the trouble to Brendan.
As reported, the annual payments to his ex-wife and children cost him $900,000.
In March 2013, Brendan Fraser filed the case for the reduction of his alimony payments.
Well, the file stated that the actor owned $25 million and had monthly income of $205,704 plus $26,000 from investment income, however, the professional expenses snatched $113,000 from him, leaving around $118,000.
But that $118,000 also had to go through:
- $50,000 alimony
- $34,000 in income taxes
- $25,000 child support
- $6000 property taxes
- $5200 gardening
- $5000 insurance
- $5000 family support
- $5000 mortgages and others
Sources reported that Brendan Fraser’s monthly expenses exceeded the income by $87,000 in total.
His ex-wife Afton accused him of hiding assets; on the other hand, the court ruled the implementation of alimony reduction only when Brendan’s annual revenue will be $3 million, but Fraser’s annual earning less than $3 million was yet to happen at that time.
Brendan Fraser’s Personal Details: Age, Education, Family, Wife, Children & Divorce
Born on December 3, 1968, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the US, Brendan Fraser's full name is Brendan James Fraser. His father Peter Fraser, a former journalist and mother Carol Mary who worked as a sales counselor were Canadians.
Well, Brendan Fraser holds dual nationality: American and Canadian, and has Irish, Scottish, German, Czech, and French-Canadian ancestry.
Raised alongside 3 older brothers: Kevin, Regan, and Sean, Brendan attended Upper Canada College located in Toronto, Canada. Then, he moved again to the United States for further studies and graduated from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle in 1990.
For a fact, he had planned to obtain Master of Fine Arts in Acting from Southern Methodist University but left out to engage in acting.
As of April 2019, Brendan’s age is 50 and has a height of 6 ft 2 inches (190 cm).
Married Life, Divorce, Wife & Children
Meanwhile, Brendan’s relationship status is not revealed but he once was a married man. Following his move to Los Angeles, California, Fraser met actress Afton Smith on July 4, 1993, attending a barbecue at Winona Ryder's house.
Not long after, the duo began dating and married on September 27, 1998. Even more, the former couple shared 3 children: sons Griffin Arthur Fraser (born in 2002), Holden Fletcher Fraser (2004), and Leland Francis Fraser (2006).
In December 2007, Afton and Brendan announced to divorce, which was finalized on April 17, 2008.
Illness and Surgeries
When Brendan was in the peak of his career, he experienced several complication in his health, however, to avoid hampering his work and out of fear of being fired from the project, he avoided telling health related complication to the producers.
Unfortunately, his health deteriorated to the extent that he had to go through several surgeries.