Sean Astin Net Worth 2018: $250,000 Salary and Extra Bonus for LOTR Trilogy

Published Date   07th Mar. 2018, 11:26 am  Update Date: February 25th, 2019  12:37 pm Binesh Shrestha
Sean Astin Net Worth 2018: $250,000 Salary and Extra Bonus for LOTR Trilogy

Sean Astin is a Samwise Gamgee of the movie series “The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy. The overwhelming success of LOTR trilogy earned fame and good money for Sean.

From the series, Sean was offered $250,000 as compensation. All three parts were a blockbuster at the box office. Additionally, the reviews for the movies were exceptional.

Here is the list of the LOTR series, budget and box office collection.

NameBudgetBox Office Collection
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$93 million$871.5 million
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$94 million$926 million
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$94 million$1.120 billion

Eventually, the grand success of the movie benefitted the star cast of the movie. According to Telegraph, Elijah Wood who made just two- minute appearance got about $1 million.

Not to mention, Sean was one of the lead actors in the movie series. So, we can pretend that he might have got more than a million as a bonus. Which means salary plus a bonus from LOTR Trilogy adds to Sean Astin net worth of $20 million.

Yearly Earning of Sean Astin

Sean Astin also played Bob Newby in a Netflix series Stranger Things. He was playing the main role in the series.  According to Comic Book,  lead actors Millie Bobby Brow, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin made $30,000 per episode.

Sean Astin's Net Worth

Sean Astin net worth includes yearly earnings from series like Stranger Things. Bob Newby in Stranger Things.

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In fact, all four actors were aged below 16. Being a senior, experienced and successful actor, Sean might have earned more than $30,000 per episode.

Currently, he is busy with a documentary movie Remember the Sultana where Sean is an executive producer of the film. While Mark Marshall is a producer.

His next movie Gloria is also in verse of release. Overall, Sean is busy in making and acting in movies. Hence we can expect yearly income is adequate, to sum up Sean Astin net worth.

Also read: Christine Harrell’s net worth

Houses and Cars

Sean Astin lives in a house with his wife Christine Harell and three daughters located in Calabasas, California in Beverly Hills. The Lord of the Ring Trilogy star, Sean’s house has a swimming pool and lots of trees surrounding it. Also, Dancing with stars host Tom Bergeron is his neighbor. He resides near to Aston’s house.

Sean Astin's net worth

Sean Astin net worth includes his top dollar house.  Aerial view of Sean Astin’s house.

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Tom lives in a house with five-bed, five-bathrooms covering area of 4,061 square-foot. He bought this house for $1,990,000.

Father of three, Astin was not happy after fans behaved unrest with a current owner of Goonies house. The house is located in Astoria, Oregon. It’s because he feels Goonies house is a touchstone of his childhood.

Talking about his cars, he is an owner of a sports car Toyota Mirai. This sports car runs solely on Hydrogen. Importantly, this car can accelerate up to 60 miles in just 9.4 seconds. And the cost of this car starts from  $58,395.

Sean Astin's net worth

Sean Astin’s new car, Toyota Mirai.

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In fact, Astin announced about his new Toyota Mirai on his  Twitter account. Surely he is excited about his new car as he captioned,

I love my Toyota Mirai. I live in the moment.

Similarly, on his Instagram, he along with his family went on a trip on his brand new car. He captioned;

“Drove off the lot today in my brand new #ToyotaMirai”

Quick facts on Sean Astin’s Personal life

  1. Astin is a married man. Moreover, he tied the knot with Christine Harrell on July 11, 1992.
  2. Furthermore, he is the father of daughters Alexandra, Elizabeth, and Isabella.
  3. Astin possesses a tattoo on his ankle with the word Nine to represent his presence in The Lord of The Ring Trilogy.
  4. Also, he was in a campaign for Hilary Clinton in Lowa and Wisconsin.
  5. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Sean Astin net worth is approximately $20 million.

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