Mel Gibson net worth: American actor and filmmaker. He is most well known as an action hero, Mel Gibson has a net worth of $425 million.
Mel Gibson is a veteran Hollywwod personality who has made his name as an exceptional actor as well as a very highly regarded director. Mel is received widely as a great action hero for his mesmerizing roles in the movies such as “Lethal Weapon” series, “Mad Max” series, “Gilipoli” and many more. His most noted works as a director include “Braveheart”, “Passion of Christ”, “Apocalypto” and so on. He is also the founder of a production company named “Icon Entertainment”.
This versatile actor was born as Mel Colm-Cille Gererd Gibson on January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York. He spent his early childhood in USA and went to Australia with his family at the age of twelve where he attended St Leo’s Catholic College and then National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney. He started his acting career as a theatre actor before he got an opportunity to act in a movie named “Summer City” which happens to be his film debut while he was still a student. Afterwards, he started being more prominent in Australian television and movies before he entered Hollywood with a huge profile of being a critically acclaimed actor.
He starred in movies like “The River”, “Mrs. Soffel”, “Lethal Weapon”, “Tequila Sunrise” and so on in his early days in Hollywood. Later, he became more prominent in the field with the versatility and seriousness in his acting which showed in his more famous movies like “The Patriot”, “Chicken Run”, “What Women Want” and many more.
After a series of award-winning performances in Hollywood as an actor, Mel started directing and producing. He has found a lot of fame as a director and with his famous direction in the movie “Braveheart”, Mel managed to garner Golden Globe Award, Academy Award for the best director. The movie was also voted the best movie and earned Academy Award as well. He has directed and produced many other box-office hit movies in Hollywood which makes him one of the most sought after director and actor who dominates the Hollywood with his exceptional filmmaking skills.
Talking about Mel’s personal life, Mel was married to Robyn Moore with whom he divorced in 2011. He fathers eight children from different partners but has managed to be a good father as he has always provided support and stood by them. This veteran filmmaker is a multimillionaire who extends his wealth every year with annual incomes exceeding millions of dollars. He has a net worth of $425 million as of 2015 which is well deserved for an excellent filmmaker like Mel Gibson.
Quick Facts about Mel Gibson
Full name: Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson
Birth Date: January 3, 1956
Birth Place: Peekskill, New York, USA
Height: 5ft 9 in
Profession: Actor, producer, director, screenwriter
Ethnicity: Irish, Scottish, Australian, American
Marital Status: Divorcee
Astrological Sign: Capricorn