Danish-American actor Viggo Mortensen has a net worth of $30 million. 60-years-old Viggo earns most of his fortunes from his career as an actor, plus he is Poet, Musician, Painter, Author, and Photographer.
Viggo Mortensen subsequently had roles in notable films throughout the ’90s but he rose his fame after being cast in Lord of the Rings trilogy. He is active since 1985 to present.
Viggo Martensen as Aragorn in Lord Of The Ring. Picture source: Nerdist
Viggo Mortensen has a net worth of $3o million. He made his film debut in 1985 film Witness and then went to appear in many high profile films.
In the early 1980s, Viggo came back to New York and worked his first job as a waiter and bartenders. Mortensen owns a house in Los Angeles, California. He has also some property in Idaho.
In 1999 The Lord Of The Rings was offered to him. At first, he hesitates whether or not to go through it. Later on, he accepted the role and years later trilogy remains his most acclaimed work until today.
According to yahoo entertainment LOTR star Viggo Mortensen earns estimated £208.7 million through the trilogy.
After being cast in Witness he had appeared in many high profiles films like The Indian Runner, Carlito’s Way, Portrait f Lady, A Perfect Murder and 28 days.
Viggo’s following movies include Hidalgo in 2004, A History Of Violence in 2005 and crime-drama Eastern Promises in 2007. In 2009, he was seen in Reclaiming the blade. He has done many great films throughout his career.
We don’t have exact information about his earnings from other films. But he had earned huge amount of money from other films too. He has been engaged in more than 40 movies and some telemovies too.
Multi-talented Viggo also started to come in the field of art, music, and poetry.
Viggo started his music career with a debut album-“Don’t Tell Me What To Do” in 1994. He has released other 14 albums too. He sang a song for trilogy series Lord Of The Ring. There are no details about the earnings of his albums but he might earn a good fortune from stage show and selling of albums.
Viggo Mortensen is also photographer and painter. He has also written more than 15 books covering Poetry, Photographer, Painting. It seems he earned good money from this field also.
Viggo Mortensen has won Best actor at British Independent Film in 2007 from Eastern Promises. He also received Career Achievement Award at the Chicago Film Festival, Icon Awards at Empire Awards.
He also was nominated for Best Actor at the 89th Academy Awards for “Captain Fantastic.” He also received Innumerable Best Ensemble awards for “Lords Of The Ring.”
Viggo Mortensen receiving Genie award. Picture source: Youtube