Sean Patrick Astin is an American actor, director and producer. He is well known for his roles in Lord of the Rings, The Goonies and Stranger Things.
Today, he has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Sean Astin Net Worth
|NET WORTH:||$10 MILLION|
|AGE:||49 (25 FEBRUARY 1971)|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH:||MOVIES, TELEVISION|
Sean Astin was born on the 25th of February 1971 in Santa Monica, California. His mother was also an actress. Sean’s biological father is Michael Tell but his father left before he was even born.
He grew up being raised by his mother and John Astin the initial years, but his mother remarried to Mike Pearce.
Sean Astin is of German, Irish, Austrian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish ancestry. He schooled at Crossroads High School for the arts and later attended the Stella Alder Conservatory. Sean later graduated from UCLA.
His career began in 1981 with a television movie Please Don’t Hit Me, Mom. He then joined the cast of The Goonies in 1985. Since then, he acted in Like Father Like Son, White Water Summer (with Kevin Bacon), Memphis Belle and Toy Soldiers.
Sean Astin’s breakthrough came in the 2000s when he was cast as Samwise Gangee in The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring. He reprised his role as Samwise Gangee in the sequels The Two Towers and The Return of the King, and acted alongside Elijah Wood, Dominic Monaghan, Billy Boyd and many others.
During his time with the trilogy, he won many awards together with the cast, including at the Academy Awards and the Saturn Awards.
After LoTR, he had more movies and TV shows. He acted with Adam Sandler in Click and 50 First Dates. He continued to get roles in Smile, 24, Hercules, The Colour of Magic, Monk, Las Vegas, Law & Order, Angel and Jeremiah.
Sean also did voice acting and worked on the video game Kingdom Hearts and also Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on Nickelodeon.
Since then, he continues to act and has appeared in shows like Woodlawn, Stranger Things (with Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo & Finn Wolfhard), The Big Bang Theory (with Jim Parsons and Johnny Galecki), and Supergirl.
Here are some of the highlights of his career.
- Sean has received many award nominations over the years including from the SAG Awards, Academy Awards, Saturn Awards and Young Artist Awards.
- He has won several awards including Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the SAG Awards.
- Sean has done a number of voice acting for video games including Minecraft: Story Mode, Kingdom Hearts and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
- He once campaigned for Hillary Clinton back in the 2016 presidential election.
- He also participated in the Ironman World Championship back in 2015.
What contributed to Sean Astin’s wealth
Sean Astin’s wealth can be attributed to his success on both movies and television shows over the years. He has acted in many huge movies and shows like Lord of the Rings and Stranger Things.