Viggo Mortensen Net Worth is $30 Million (as of 2020)
It has been claimed that the total amount of Viggo Mortensen net worth is as much as 30 million dollars. He has earned a huge part of his net worth because of his career as an actor. In addition to that, however, he is also known from many other involvements, such as being a musician, artist, photographer, poet and painter.
|Net Worth:||$30 Million|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.803 m)|
|Date of birth:||Oct 20, 1958|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Actor, Poet, Musician, Photographer, Painter, Singer, Author|
Viggo Mortensen was born in New York City in 1958. However, he grew up in different places as he was living in Denmark, Venezuela and Argentina. When he was 11 years old, Viggo Mortensen came back to New York City. There, he was studying in Watertown High School. Later, he was studying at St. Lawrence University from which he graduated in 1980 and got his degree in Politics and Spanish Studies.
After graduation, he spent two years in Europe after which he came back to the United States, where he decided to start his career as an actor, which has added up a lot to the overall size of Viggo Mortensen net worth. In 1985 he appeared in his first film which was called “Witness”. After that, he appeared in a lot of high profile movies, such as “Carlito’s Way”, “A Walk on the Moon”, “Crimson Tide”, “A Perfect Murder”, “The Portrait of a Lady”, “G.I. Jane”, amongst some others, which have also added up to the total amount of Viggo Mortensen net worth.
In the beginning of the 2000s, Viggo Mortensen got a role which made him an international success, that being in the trilogy of The Lord of the Rings, where he was cast as Aragon. This trilogy not only made him even more well known, but also richer, as it added up a lot to the overall sum of Viggo Mortensen net worth. Viggo Mortensen has also collaborated with David Cronenberg as he appeared in three movies made by him, such as “A Dangerous Method”, “Eastern Promises” and “A History of Violence”. These films also made him more well known and increased the total size of Viggo Mortensen net worth. In 2008 Viggo Mortensen appeared in a film called “Appaloosa”. One year later, he was cast in the production called “The Road”, which was based on a book written by Cormac McCarthy.
In addition to his career as an actor, Viggo Mortenson is also known as a photographer and painter, as well as a poet, and he has published more than 15 books covering such work of his.