Aaron Eckhart net worth: Aaron Eckhart is an American film and stage actor who has a net worth of $25 million. Aaron Eckhart moved to England from California when he was 13 when his father decided to relocate the family. Only few years later, he made his beginnings in acting by performing in school plays. He moved again, this time to Australia where he was supposed to take his high school senior year. Eckhart quit high school, but still, obtained a diploma through an adult education course, and next graduated from the Brigham Young University with a BA degree in film. Then followed a difficult period for Aaron in the mid-1990s, when he lived in New York City as a struggling, unemployed actor. However, his acquaintance with director and writer Neil LaBute was his true change of fortune. LaBute cast him in several of his own original plays and after five years Eckhart made his film debut in LaBute's black comedy film, In the Company of Men (1997). Under LaBute's guidance he took on roles in the movies Your Friends & Neighbors (1998), Nurse Betty (2000), and Possession (2002). Eckhart's wide recognition came with his portrayal of George in Steven Soderbergh's film, Erin Brockovich (2000). As for his first critical acclaim, he received it for the role as Nick Naylor in 2006′s Thank You for Smoking, for which he earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor. His other mainstream performance happened two years later, when he portrayed District Attorney Harvey Dent in the blockbuster Batman film The Dark Knight. Eckhart has played other major roles in movies like The Pledge (2001), The Core (2003) and Rabbit Hole (2010).