Asa Butterfield Net Worth is $5 Million (as of 2020)
Even thought the boy is only 17 years old at the time, he is already richer than most of us will ever be – as for the day, Asa Butterfield net worth amounts to $5 million. The main source of this fortune is acting, and I thinks we can all agree that he has a talent for that. So let’s take a closer look at his life, career, and discuss the movies that boosted Asa Butterfield net worth to such an impressive height.
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Age:||25 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Date of birth:||Apr 1, 1997|
As I have already mentioned, Asa is only 17 years old and he has already been acting for 10 years. However he did not jump into the movies right away. When the boy was 7, he started practicing with the Young Actors’ Theatre in London. A couple of years later the future millionaire landed a role on a movie After Thomas and went on to appear on Son of Rambow. A breakthrough in his professional career came up in 2008, when the film The Boy in the Stripped Pyjamas reached the cinemas. Yes, in this Holocaust drama, which depicted the the horror of a World War II Nazi extermination camp, as it was seen through the eyes of two 8-year-old boys, Asa portraye the son of a Jewish family.
Even though the movie has rised some controversy (for example some people blamed it for distorting the history, because in Nazi camps boys too young for work were usually killed right away), it was a huge commercial success, grossing over $40 million on a budget of $12.5 million. And even though the critics had mixed feeling about the movie in general, most of them praised the young actor who did a role of a 8-year-old Jew, Butterfield. The performance as Bruno has garnered him a nomination for British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer an Young Artist Award for Best Performance in and International Feature Film – Leading Young Performers (shared with Jack Scanlon). As he gainedcritical acclaim, the rate of Asa Butterfield net worth growth climbed up.
In 2008, the year when The Boy in the Stripped Pyjamas reached the cinemas, Asa has also started doing a small role on television series Merlin, appearing on three episodes. While occasionally working on television, the boy has also been filming for movies, The Wolfman and nanny McPhee and the Big Bang. Most importantly, he starred in historical adventure drama Hugo, which was built on an extensive budget of $150 million and grossed even more. Not only this film has made a significant contribution to the overall Asa Butterfield net worth it has also garnered him Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Youth in Film and variety of nominations.