Sam Worthington

Sam Worthington

Overview: Sam Worthington Biography, Net Worth and Movies

Sam Worthington, the rugged Australian charmer with a touch of rebellion, has carved his name into Hollywood history thanks to his captivating performances and box office-smashing blockbusters. Born in the UK in 1976, but raised in Perth, Australia, Worthington’s path to stardom wasn’t conventional. He dropped out of drama school but later honed his skills on the stage, eventually landing his breakout role in the gritty Aussie drama “Somersault” in 2004. This performance earned him Australia’s highest film accolade, the AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor, launching him onto the international scene.

Worthington‘s big break came in 2009 when he was cast as Jake Sully in James Cameron‘s groundbreaking sci-fi epic “Avatar.” The film became the highest-grossing movie of all time, propelling Worthington to global fame and opening doors to a string of Hollywood action roles. He battled cyborgs in “Terminator Salvation,” clashed with the Titans in “Clash of the Titans” and its sequel, and scaled Mount Everest in the harrowing survival drama “Everest.”

However, Worthington’s talent extends beyond action heroes. He delivered a nuanced performance as a pacifist soldier in Mel Gibson’s war drama “Hacksaw Ridge” and explored emotional depths in “The Shack” and “Fractured.”

BornAugust 2, 1976
Height5’11” (1.80 m)
Marital StatusMarried to Lara Worthington (m. 2014)
ChildrenRocket and Racer Worthington
ParentsRonald W. Worthington and Jeanne J. (Martyn) Worthington

Sam Worthington Net Worth and Earnings

Sam Worthington, the rugged Australian charmer with a touch of rebellion, has carved his name into Hollywood history thanks to his captivating performances and box office-smashing blockbusters. While his exact net worth is estimated to be around $40 million, his earnings paint a fascinating picture of his career trajectory.

Sam Worthington Earnings From Movies

MovieYearEarnings
Avatar2009$10 million
Terminator Salvation2009$5 million
Clash of the Titans2010$7 million
Wrath of the Titans2012$8 million
Everest2015$3 million

Awards

AwardYearMovie
AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Film2004Somersault
AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Film2009Avatar
AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Film2016Hacksaw Ridge
Saturn Award for Best Actor2010Avatar
Australian Film Institute International Award for Best Actor2009Avatar