Gerard Butler net worth is $30 million.
Date of Birth: 13 November, 1969
Religion: Roman Catholic
Gerard Butler films include romantic comedies like “P.S. I Love You” and “The Ugly Truth”. But Gerard Butler actor is known worldwide due to the role of King Leonidas in “300”.
He was included in the list of the sexiest men of the planet several times. He is one of the richest too as the star has $30 million on his bank account.
Gerard Butler Biography
Gerard James Butler was born in 1969, on the 13th of November. His father, Edward Butler, earned his living as a bookmaker. His mother, Margaret Butler, devoted her free time to her two sons and a daughter. The future star was born in Paisley (Scotland), but his family moved to Canada.
There Edward Butler started a new business, but he went bust. That bad luck ruined his marriage too and that’s why his wife filed for divorce. Then she took her three children and went back to Scotland. Margaret married one more time and lived happily.
She had never talked to Gerard about his father and the boy hadn’t even known him till the age of 16.
He attended St Mirin’s & St Margaret’s High School, where he did rather well and had high grades. Being a senior pupil, Gerard Butler met his father and they got much closer. That’s why his early death (his father died, when the fellow was about 20) impressed the teenager very much.
He had never thought about acting, although Gerard Butler is rather tall (188 cm) and he had an athletic body. But after graduating from school he entered the University of Glasgow, where planned to get degree as a lawyer.
Although Gerard Butler tried his hand in acting, taking part in school performances, he had never tried to get a role in the movie. But once he was noticed by Steven Berkoff, another famous actor, in a café in London. Steven invited the fellow to take part in the performance “Coriolanus”. Thus Gerard Butler was involved in acting. Later he dropped his studying and devoted himself to career of an actor.
Gerard Butler age was 28, when he got his first screen role. It was a small role in James Bond movie “Tomorrow Never Dies” with Pierce Brosnan.
His big break took place in 2000, when he acted in two prominent movies. He appeared in television film “Attila” and that very year he took part in “Dracula 2000”, where he was a main character.
These movies let the actor road to stardom. Later he took part in many interesting films, including “Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life”, where he co-acted Angelina Jolie, “The Phantom of the Opera”, “Nim’s Island” and “Playing for Keeps”.
Gerard Butler new movie is released on February, 2016. It is called “Gods of Egypt”, where Gerard’s character is Set.
These successful projects and numerous endorsement deals let the actor earn $8 million annually.
Gerard Butler Salary
Per year: $8, 3 million
Per month: $692, 000
Per week: $173, 000
Per day: $25, 000
Gerard Butler earns his money as an actor and as a producer as well. He gets approximately $2 million per each his movie. Besides he does a voice work for some animated films that makes him about $350, 000 per each one.
Here are some movies of Gerard Butler and his earnings per each of them.
- Coriolanus – $500, 000
- Chasing Mavericks – $946, 000
- Olympus Has Fallen – $1, 2 million
- Playing for Keeps – $1, 6 million
- How to Train Your Dragon 2 – $350, 000 (voice work)
The actor and film producer Gerard Butler makes money from his endorsement deals too. Thus he has been endorsing L’Oreal since 2010.
Unfortunately, Gerard Butler gets endorsing offers not so often nowadays. He ruined his reputation, when appeared in Betty Ford Center for using drugs. The actor was injured on Christmas, in 2011, when he did surfing. After that he was prescribed painkillers and the actor got addicted to them. Now the actor is in good shape and has no addiction. He coped with his problem.
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Gerard Butler Personal Life
Gerard Butler is a handsome man. Every woman dreams to date such a hot guy. Gerard Butler dated various popular and beautiful women. He was in relationship with Jennifer Aniston, Beatriz Coelho, Laurie Cholewa and Brandi Glanville. His fans got tired from Gerard Butler dating and they are waiting to hear the news that Gerard Butler married, but forty-six year old actor is not going to become a husband. He has been dating godlike Italian model Madalina Ghenea since 2013 and she has a chance to become Gerard Butler wife. But the actor enjoys his status of bachelor now.
Gerard Butler Houses
The actor is Scottish by his origin, but he spends a lot of time in LA because of his job. That’s why he owns a house in Los Angeles.
- Los Feliz home – $3, 25 million.
The villa of an actor looks wonderful. It is surrounded by a picturesque orchard, where Gerard can relax – alone or with his girlfriend. If the star gets tired from staying outside, he can come inside as the ambience of the house is luxurious too. It consists of 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
- Manhattan apartment – $850, 000
The cozy Manhattan apartment is decorated in bohemic style. The lawyer-actor Gerald Butler can have some rest after his long working day in his cozy residence.
Gerard Butler Cars
1.Mercedes-Benz SL550 – $120, 000
2. Range Rover – $94, 000
Gerard Butler is not the car lover, but he has some expensive powerful vehicles in his garage that help him to get anywhere he likes and that confirm his status of a superstar as well.
Gerard Butler is one of the most talented and the most handsome man in the cinema world, although he had never dreamed to be an actor. Sometimes he imagines his calm life of a lawyer in some small city in Scotland and this idea seems attractive to him.