Mel Gibson Net Worth, How did the professional actor accumulate such impressive wealth? Find out more interesting facts about Mel Gibson Net Worth, his life and career.
About Mel Gibson
He is an American actor and filmmaker from Peekskill. Mel Gibson is best known for his action hero roles as Max Rockatansky in the ‘Mad Max’ action series, and as Martin Riggs in the ‘Lethal Weapon’ buddy cop film series.
As of today, Mel Gibson Net Worth is $425 Million. Continue reading to find out more about Mel Gibson Net Worth.
|Full Name:||Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson|
|Date of Birth:||January 3, 1956|
|Net Worth:||$425 Million|
Mel Gibson Early Life and Career
His full name is Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson. He was born in Peekskill, New York on the 3rd of January, 1956. One of his younger brothers, Donal, is also an actor.
Gibson’s first name is derived from Saint Mel, a fifth-century Irish saint, and founder of Gibson’s mother’s native diocese, Ardagh.
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He is also an Australian permanent resident. Gibson was educated by members of the Congregation of Christian Brothers at St Leo’s Catholic College in New South Wales during his years in school.
Gibson began his film career in 1977 when he starred in his first movie ‘I Never Promised You A Rose Garden’. He did another low-budget film named ‘Summer City’ and a television show called ‘The Sullivans’. Though all these movies were released in 1977.
In 1979, his breakthrough in the film world opened after his portrayal of Max Rockatansky in the film ‘Mad Max’.
Gibson returned with ‘Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior’ in 1981 as the movie made him an international star. Thereafter, he starred in movies such as ‘The Year of Living Dangerously’, ‘The River’ and ‘The Bounty’.
He received his first million-dollar salary with the ‘Mad Max’ third sequel in 1985. Gibson also became a famous movie icon when he starred in ‘Lethal Weapon’ which became a huge hit. A few years later, he changed genres with films such as ‘Hamlet’, Bird on a Wire’ and ‘Air America’.
In the early 90s, he made his directorial debut in the movie ‘The Man Without a Face’. Gibson surpassed everybody’s expectations and the movie went on to win two Oscars.
However, the year 2000 was financially good for him as three of his films ‘The Patriot’, ‘Chicken Run’ and ‘What Women Want’ grossed over $100 million dollars.
Ever since Gibson’s movies have sold millions worldwide and he has starred in movies such as ‘Edge of Darkness’, ‘Machete Kills’ and ‘The Expendables 3’.
Highlights of Mel Gibson Career:
Lethal Weapon (Movie, 1987)
Braveheart (Movie, 1995)
Ransom (Movie, 1996)
Academy Awards (Best Picture, ‘Braveheart’ 1996) – Won
What Women Want (Movie, 2000)
Signs (Movie, 2002)
Get The Gringo (Movie, 2012)
Daddy’s Home 2 (Movie, 2017)
Air Strike (Movie, 2018)
Mel Gibson Net Worth
As of 2019, Mel Gibson Net Worth is $425 Million. Mel Gibson Net Worth is earned from his career as an actor.
Mel Gibson Net Worth has made him one of the wealthiest actors of all time.
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