Mel Gibson Net Worth
Mel Gibson net worth is $425 million USD.
Mr Gibson is an Australian/American actor, screenwriter, director, producer and investor who has a net worth of $425 million.
Mel Gibson grew up in Peekskill, New York, and moved with his family to Australia at the age of twelve. Gibson’s father was awarded $145.000 in a work relayed injury lawsuit against the New York Central Railroad on Feb14 1968. The move to his grandmother’s native Australia was for economic reasons, and his father’s expectation that the Australian Defence Forces would reject his eldest son for the draft during the Vietnam War.
Mel’s Movie Roles
Gibson’s first major roles were in the Mad Max series. He earned his first $1 million pay check from Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome. His first American film was the 1984 drama The River.
In 1985, after working on four films in a row, Gibson took almost two years off at his Australian cattle station. He returned to appear in Lethal Weapon. His role within the film helped to cement his status as a Hollywood “leading man” and placed him squarely on the Hollywood A-list.
Notable films for Gibson include Braveheart—for which he won two Academy Awards, including Best Picture—Ransom, Conspiracy Theory, The Patriot, What Women Want, and Signs. Gibson directed his first film, The Man Without a Face, in 1993, and went on to win the Oscar for Best Director with Braveheart. He directed The Passion of the Christ in 2004 and Apocalypto in 2006. Gibson married Robin Moore in 1980 and the couple had seven children before divorcing in 2009. Gibson has a daughter with his former girlfriend, Russian musician Oksana Grigorieva.
Some of his other notable film roles include starring in We Were Soldiers, Edge of Darkness, and The Expendables 3. Gibson directed the movie Hacksaw Ridge in 2016 which received 14 award nominations including an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Directing and a Golden Globe for Best Director – Motion Picture. Gibson won six awards for the film including a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Director and a Hollywood Film Award for Director of the Year. His ninth child was born in 2017 to girlfriend Rosalind Ross.
Mel Gibson Property Investor
Gibson is also a property investor. As a result, in December 2004, Gibson sold his 300-acre (1.2 km2) Australian farm in the Kiewa Valley for $6 million.
Additionally in December 2004, Gibson purchased Mago Island in Fiji for $15 million. Additionally in early 2005, he sold his 45,000-acre (180 km2) Montana ranch to a neighbour.
In April 2007 he purchased a 400-acre (1.6 km2) ranch in Costa Rico for $26 million. In July 2007 he sold his 76-acre Tudor estate in Connecticut (which he purchased in 1994 for $9 million) for $40 million to an unnamed buyer. Similarly that month, he sold a Malibu property for $30 million that he had purchased for $24 million. In 2008; he purchased the Malibu home of David Duchovny and Tea Leoni.