Christopher Atkins net worth: Christopher Atkins is an American actor with an estimated net worth of $500 thousand dollars. Born in Rye, New York, Christopher Atkins was working as a lifeguard and sailing instructor, when an agent spotted him. He went on to audition for the film, "The Blue Lagoon", and won the role, beating out 4,000 other actors. The movie went on to be a huge box office success, and made him a teen idol almost overnight. Throughout the 80s, he appeared in multiple film and television projects that capitalized on his good looks, including "Child Bride of Short Creek", "The Pirate Movie", "A Night in Heaven", and "Listen to Me". He has appeared in multiple television movies and feature films throughout the 90s, and into the 2000s, including, "Fatal Charms", "Angel Flight Dawn", "Caved In", Tequila Express", "100 Million B.C.", "Harley's Hill", and "Blue Lagoon: The Awakening". He also owns an outdoor sports company.