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Full NameElijah Wood
First NameElijah
Last NameWood
Birth NameElijah Jordan Wood
ProfessionActor, Producer, DJ
Birth CityIowa
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameWarren Wood
Mother NameDebbie Wood
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusRelation
AwardsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
FilmographyLord of the Rings,Eterenal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind
EducationHarvard University
Height168 cm
Weight64 kg
Networth$30 M
Facebook Profile
Twitter Profile
Date of Birth28,1981
Amount$20 million
Amount$30 million

What Is Elijah Wood's Net Worth?

Elijah Wood is an American actor, DJ, and a film producer who is best known for his role as Frodo Baggins in the Lord of The Rings trilogy and also in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. 

Formerly, Wood was the owner of music label Simian Records, until it dissolved in 2015 after 10 years of launch. Currently, Elijah runs a film production company SpectreVision, co-founded in 2010.

According to online sources, Cedar Rapids, Iowa-born actor has a net worth of $30 million as of May 2020. Below we discuss his income sources, salary, and earnings of different films that he has worked on.

Income Sources And Salary: Movies And TV Shows

As of 2020, the 39-year-old American actor accumulates a fortune of $30 million. The money he has amassed so far mostly comprises of the salary and earnings from the movies that he has been cast on.

American actor, Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood posing for IMDB

He made his career debut when he was just a child in a short video titled Paula Abdul: Forever Your Girl in 1989.

Since then Elijah has acted in several critically acclaimed movies like The Good Son, Radio Flyer, Back in the Future II, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and The Last Witch Hunter, starring Vin Diesel.

He also appeared in the BBC America series titled Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.

Wood is best known for his role as Frodo Baggins in the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy, alongside Orlando Bloom and also in its prequel Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey.

Received Around $1 Million Salary From 'The Lord of The Rings'

Elijah came to limelight as a teenager following his portrayal of Frodo Baggins in The Lord of The Rings. As per the sources, he received a salary of around $1 million for his role in the movie.

Moreover, for his work in The Good Son, starring Macaulay Culkin, Elijah received $1,000,000 as salary. 

His earned income from Try Seventeen (2002) was $250,000.

According to Glassdoor, the average salary of an American actor is $37,063.

Filmography & Box-Office Collection

He has been the cast member of many hit movies that have earned pretty well in the box office. The list is given below in the table:

Back to the Future Part II1989$332 million
Forever Young1992$128 million
The Good Son1993$60.6 million
Deep Impact1998$349.5 million
The Faculty1998$40.3 million
The Lord of the Rings: 
The Fellowship of the Ring
2001$871.5 million
The Lord of the Rings: 
The Two Towers
2002$926 million
The Lord of the Rings: 
The Return of the King
2003$1.120 billion
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over2003$197.1 million
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind2004$72.3 million
Sin City2005$158.8 million
Happy Feet2006$384.3 million
92009$48.4 million
Happy Feet Two2011$150.4 million
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey2012$1.021 billion
The Wind Rises2013$136.5 million
The Last Witch Hunter2015$146.9 million

Besides being a renowned actor, he is also a movie producer and has produced a few films. The box office return of those films are given below:

  • Cooties (2014)- $348,091
  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)- $628,000
  • The Greasy Strangler (2016)- $45,878
  • Mandy (2018)- $1.4 million

Instagram, YouTube and Endorsement Deals

The Lord of The Ring actor has no Instagram account however he has a Twitter account that has over 892k followers. 

Also, the American actor does not have a YouTube channel.

As of 2020, Elijah Wood has no endorsement deals with any major brands or any franchise company.

Assets: What Real Estate He Own & His Residence?

Wood bought a house in 2013 in the neighborhood of Austin, Texas. He paid $1 million for the Victorian mansion.

Prior to this the American actor also bought two houses in Santa Monica and in Venice at the price of $1.75 million and $1.2 million respectively. 

The Santa Monica was later put for sale in 2011 for $1.85 million and was sold in 2012 for the price of $1.75 million.

The properties and the return from their sales are all part of his massive fortune. 

Impressive Car Collection

His garage houses a couple of cool cars like a Mini Cooper S, which has the market price of $31,900, an Audi A4, of $37,400, and a Mitsubishi ASX, available at $30,990.

$30 million net worth bearing actor Elijah Wood with his mini cooper
Elijah Wood posing with his Mini Cooper convertible

He also a Mini Cooper convertible which can be bought at the price of $26,900.

Charity Works & Donation

He is a huge supporter of The Art of Elysium and has remained as their DJ for several fundraising campaigns.

He also supports the causes of Project Last Stand, Screen Actors Guild Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Keep A Child Alive, and Golden Hat Foundation, to name some.

Although the money he donated to these charitable organizations is still a mystery, it can be assumed that he donated a sizeable amount to support their causes.

Elijah Wood's Personal Life- Age, Education, Tattoo Height & Weight

He was born as Elijah Jordan Wood on the 28th of January 1981 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in the United States. He is the son of Warren Wood and Debbie Wood.

He has an elder brother called Zachariah and a smaller sister named Hannah Wood.

He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.

He first attended Laurel Springs School and later enrolled at Harvard University.

Fun Fact: Elijah is sometimes mistaken with the Harry Potter actor, Daniel Radcliffe.

Height & Weight

He stands 5 feet and 6 inches (168 cm) tall in height & weighs about 64 kg (141 lbs).


He has a tattoo inscribed below his waist on the right side. The number 9 is written in the Sindarin dialect which uses the Tengwar script. It symbolizes the character he portrayed in Lord of the Ring.

Is Elijah Wood In A Relationship?

38-year-old Wood hasn't been married yet but was involved in a couple of relationships. He is currently in a relationship with a Danish film producer, Mette-Marie Kongsved.

Elijah Wood with girlfriend Mette-Marie Kongsved
Elijah Wood walking with his Danish girlfriend, Mette-Marie Kongsved

He was reported to be in a love affair with German actress Franka Potente, American drummer, Pamela Racine.

He was also rumored to be in close terms with actress Kerry Bishe and Bijou Phillips.

Updated On Tue May 12 2020 Published On Tue Aug 20 2019 By BluePrince