Heath Ledger Net Worth

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Heath Ledger Net Worth
Net Worth:
$16 Million
Date of Birth
April 4, 1979
Place of Birth
Perth
Profession
Actor, Music Video Director

Heath Ledger was an Academy Award and Golden Globe winning actor from Australian. He passed away on January 22, 2008 of a accidental drug overdose. At the time of his death, his estate was valued at $16 million, which was left to his daughter Matilda, who he had with his former fiance Michelle Williams, who is also an Hollywood actor.

Heath Ledger Net WorthThere are ongoing legal issues with his estate, as his daughter is only a few years old. Also, earnings he is still owed following his death are still pending, such as his share from the box offices sales of Batman: The Dark Knight, where he is estimated to be owned up to $20 million.

Only 28 at the time of his death, Heath Ledger had appeared in 19 feature films, starting in his home of Australia before moving the the States to be featured in Hollywood films, such as 10 Things I Hate About You, A Knight's Tale, The Patriot and Monster's Ball.

He is most famous for his critically acclaimed roles in Brokeback Mountain and The Dark Knight. For Brokeback Mountain, he received a range of film critic awards and nominations. He also won a MTV Movie Award for "Best Kiss" with co-star Jake Gyllenhall. For his role as the Joker in The Dark Knight, starring opposite Christian Bale as Batman, he won both an Oscar and a Golden Globe for "Best Supporting Actor".

 

Heath Ledger as The Joker in The Dark Knight

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Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger

Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to develop his film career. His work comprised nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You,...
Profession
Date of Birth
  • April 4, 1979
Nicknames
  • Heathcliff Andrew Ledger
  • Heath Andrew Ledger
  • Heathy
Ethnicity
  • Australians
  • Irish Australian
  • Scottish Australian
Height
  • 6 ft (1.85 m)
Nationality
  • Australia
Country
  • Australia
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