Elijah Wood net worth and salary: Elijah Wood is an American actor who has an estimated net worth of $18 million dollars. Elijah Wood was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1981. When he was still very young, Wood modeled and did local commercials in Iowa before moving with his family to Los Angeles in 1988, where he got his first break in the video for Paula Abdul's "Forever Your Girl". Soon after he made his film debut with a small role in "Back to the Future Part II". He is best known for his role as Frodo Baggins in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, though Elijah Wood was a well established and critically acclaimed young actor by age nine, long before he became a Hobbit. As a child, Elijah Wood appeared in the films "Radio Flyer", "The Good Son", "North", and "Flipper". He transitioned into teen roles in "The Ice Storm", "Deep Impact", and "The Faculty" before taking on the role of Frodo Baggins. Since "The Lord of the Rings" Elijah Wood has chosen diverse roles in films like "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind", "Sin City", "Green Street", "Everything is Illuminated", "Bobby", "Happy Feet", "Paris Je T'Aime", "The Oxford Murders", "Day Zero", and "The Romantics".