Verne Troyer Net Worth
Verne Troyer Net Worth and salary: Verne Troyer was an American actor and stunt performer who had a net worth of $150 thousand at the time of his death in 2018. Verne Troyer is most widely recognized for his role as "Mini-Me" in the Austin Powers film series. He was also a cast member of the Surreal Life in 2005 and played "Griphook the Goblin" in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, among other roles. He was born Verne J. Troyer on January 1, 1969, in Sturgis, Michigan. He stood 2 feet, 8 inches tall and might be the shortest performer in the history of Hollywood to became a star in such large proportions. His career in show business began in 1994 when he worked as a stunt double for a nine-month-old child in the comedy Baby's Day Out. Troyer then went on to put his size and talents to use performing stunts in the 1996 comedy Dunston Checks In. In 1997 he made the jump from stunt double to actor when he played an alien in the 1997 film, Men In Black. Verne played a waiter in the 1998 Terry Gilliam feature film Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. He played a gorilla in the 1999 film, Instinct. That same year, Verne became an international star thanks to Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. Verne reprized the role of "Mini Me", in the 2002 Austin Powers movie Goldmember, after which he appeared in feature films like Pauly Shore is Dead (2003), The Love Guru (2007) and Keith Lemon: The Film (2012). Thanks to his silent but expressive comedic performance, Verne Troyer has won positive reviews from both critics and fans. In 2015 he let the cameras into his home when he appeared in the fourth season of the ABC reality series, Celebrity Wife Swap. In his episode, he traded lives with retired NFL player, Hines Ward. Verne has battled some demons throughout his adult life. In April 2018 it was reported that Verne had been hospitalized due to alcohol poisoning. Unfortunately Verne Troyer died on April 21, 2018 at the age of 49. In 2019, court documents revealed that Verne's net worth at the time of his death was $140,000. He biggest assets included $80,000 in cash, a barely-used Audi S4 and $20,000 worth of celebrity memorabilia.