Mel Gibson Net Worth:$450 Million
|Net Worth:||$450 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jan 3, 1956 (66 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Screenwriter, Film director, Film Producer, Television producer, Television Director, Voice Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Mel Gibson net worth: Mel Gibson has a net worth of $450 million. Mel has also been one of the most successful actors and directors in the world during his career.
Mel Gibson Salary:
|We Were Soldiers||$25,000,000|
|Lethal Weapon 4||$25,000,000|
|Lethal Weapon 3||$10,000,000|
|Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome||$1,200,000|
|Attack Force Z||$918/week|
Mel Gibson Passion of the Christ Income
Mel spent years trying to get funding for his passion project, “Passion of the Christ”. Eventually a frustrated Mel decided to invest $30 million of his own money to fun the project. He also put in an additional $15 million for marketing, bringing his total investment to $45 million.
Mel owned 50% of the film’s profits. The other 50% went the distributor Newmarket Films. After the movie’s revenues were all totaled, Mel’s personal cut was $300 million.
But that’s not all. Passion was also a merchandise juggernaut. Merchandise brought Mel another $50-$100 million. Finally, there’s DVD sales, which were close to their general peak back in 2004. Mel took home a cool $75 million from DVD sales.
When you add it all together, Mel Gibson earned somewhere in the range of $400 – $475 million off Passion Of The Christ.
Mel Gibson House and Real Estate
Gibson has bought multiple properties in Malibu, Costa Rica, Fiji, and throughout Australia. He sold his Kiewa Valley farm for $6 million in December 2004. In the same month, he bought his own private island, Mago Island in Fiji, for $15 million.
In April 2007, Gibson bought a 400-acre ranch in Costa Rica for the hefty sum of $26 million. He has tried to sell this mansion at various times in the past. He also owned a Tudor-style estate in Connecticut which he sold in July 2007 for $40 million (he originally bought it in 1994 for $9 million.)
In 2008 Mel paid $11.5 million for a 5.5-acre home in Malibu. The sellers were then-married couple David Duchovny and Tea Leoni. Mel listed this home for sale at one point for $17.5 million. He listed it again in Marc 2019 for $14.5 million.
Mel Gibson Biography:
|Rеаl Nаmе:||Меl Соlmсіllе Gеrаrd Gіbѕоn АО|
|Аgе:||66 уеаrѕ оld|
|Віrth Dаtе:||3 Јаnuаrу 1956|
|Віrth Рlасе:||Рееkѕkіll, Nеw Yоrk, Unіtеd Ѕtаtеѕ|
|Wіfе/Ѕроuѕе (Nаmе):||Rоbуn Мооrе ( m. 1980 – 2011)|
|Сhіldrеn:||Yеѕ (Міlо Gіbѕоn, Наnnаh Gіbѕоn, Сhrіѕtіаn Gіbѕоn, Еdwаrd Gіbѕоn, Lоuіѕ Gіbѕоn, Wіllіаm Gіbѕоn, Тhоmаѕ Gіbѕоn, Luсіа Gіbѕоn, Lаrѕ Gеrаrd Gіbѕоn)|
|(Nаmе):||Yеѕ (Rоѕаlіnd Rоѕѕ (2014–))|
|Рrоfеѕѕіоn:||Асtоr, dіrесtоr, іnvеѕtоr, рrоduсеr, аnd а ѕсrееnwrіtеr|
|Nеt Wоrth іn 2022:||$450 mіllіоn|
Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York on January 3, 1956 to writer Hutton Gibson and Anne Patricia, who died in 1990. He moved with his family to Australia at the age of 12. The sixth of 11 children, When Mel was 12 years old, the family moved to his grandmother’s native country, Australia for various economic reasons.
Gibson was educated by the Christian Brothers and attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, working on stage before transitioning into the Australian film scene.
Mel Gibson Acting Career:
Gibson’s first major roles were in the Mad Max series, which he immediately began acting straight after graduating college in 1977. Gibson earned his first $1 million paycheck in 1985 from Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, the third installment in the franchise.
Mel was still working as a stage actor and appearing in several plays with the State Theatre Company of South Australia in Adelaide. He appeared on stage in many well-known works such as Waiting for Godot and Death of a Salesman.
Gibson featured in his first American film, The River, in 1984, playing a struggling Tennessee farmer opposite Sissy Spacek. In 1985, Mel took two years off of acting before returning to play the role of Martin Riggs in 1987’s Lethal Weapon, followed by Tequila Sunrise in 1988 and Lethal Weapon 2 (1989.)
Gibson spent the first half of the 90s starring in blockbuster action hits Maverick, Braveheart, Ransom, and Payback, just to name a few.
The early 2000s saw Gibson starring in films that each grossed over $100 million at the box office: The Patriot, Chicken Run, and What Women Want. Mel starred in M. Night Shyamalan’s Signs, which was wildly successful and the highest-grossing film of his career.
Some of Gibson’s other notable film roles include starring parts in the other four installments of the Mad Max series, 2004’s The Passion of the Christ, Apocalypto, We Were Soldiers, Edge of Darkness, The Beaver, and The Expendables 3.
Mel Gibson Director and Producer:
Gibson began to move into producing and directing in 1989 when he formed Icon Productions and made his first film, Hamlet. He made his directorial debut in 1993’s The Man Without a Face. He went on to film Braveheart two years later, which earned him an Oscar for Best Director.
In 2004, Gibson wrote, directed, and funded the controversial film The Passion of the Christ. It became the highest-grossing film with an R rating of all the time, earning over $370 million at the U.S. box office.
He also directed the movie Hacksaw Ridge in 2016 which received 14 award nominations including an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Directing and a Golden Globe for Best Director – Motion Picture.
Gibson won six awards for the film including a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Director and a Hollywood Film Award for Director of the Year. Throughout his career, Gibson has also directed and produced various television projects as well.
Mel Gibson Аgе, Неіght, Wеіght:
Веіng bоrn оn 3 Јаnuаrу 1956, Меl Gіbѕоn іѕ 66 уеаrѕ оld аѕ оf tоdау. Ніѕ hеіght іѕ 1.77 m tаll, аnd hіѕ wеіght іѕ 97 kg.
Mel Gibson Wife, Childrens:
Gibson married Robin Moore in 1980 and the couple had seven children before divorcing in 2011. The settlement with his ex-wife was over $400 million. Gibson has a daughter with his former girlfriend, Russian musician Oksana Grigorieva. His ninth child was born in 2017 to girlfriend Rosalind Ross.
Mel Gibson Controversies and Legal Issues:
Oksana Grigorieva filed a restraining order against Gibson in 2010 in an attempt to keep him away from their child. Gibson, in turn, filed a restraining order against her. She accused him of domestic violence and Gibson was investigated by the LA County police. Mel Gibson entered a plea of no contest to a misdemeanor battery charge and settled with Grigorieva, who was awarded $750,000 and their house in Sherman Oaks, California for damages.
Gibson has had made anti-Semitic hate speeches as well as anti-LGBTQ sentiments. His controversial statements over the years resulted in being blacklisted by many producers, directors, agencies, and fellow actors in the Hollywood film scene for nearly a decade. It was only when he released Hacksaw Ridge that the Hollywood community began to warm to him again.