Sean Astin net worth: Sean Astin is an American actor who has a net worth of $40 million. Sean Astin has built his net worth from starring in movies like The Goonies, and Lord of the Rings trilogy. On TV he has appeared in Angel, and 24. His mother is actress Patty Duke, and Astin has helped campaign for both John Kerry, and Hilary Clinton.
Sean Astin was born in February of 1971 in Santa Monica, California to famous actress Patty Duke. At the time of his birth, when he was named Sean Patrick Duke, news sources reported that his father was actor Desi Arnaz, Jr. However, more than 20 years later he found out the identity of his birth father, a writer, music promoter, and publisher of the Las Vegas Israelite, Michael Tell. Tell and Astin's mother were married for a short time in 1970 and months before Astin's birth. His stepfather, John Astin, who adopted Sean after their marriage in 1972, is said to be his "real" father. He is most known for his roles in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, the title character in Rudy, 24, and the Goonies. In 1992, Astin married Christine Harrell, with whom he has three daughters, Alexandra, born in 1996, Elizabeth born in 2002, and Isabella, born in 2005. Harrell is most known for holding the Miss Indiana Teen USA title in 1984, as well as working with Astin on various projects.