Dev Patel Net Worth 2020 Early Life, Height, Weight, Career and Award

Dev Patel Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Height, Weight, Career and Award.

Dev Patel Net Worth Dev Patel is an English actor who is in the entertainment field since 2006. He is best known for his appearance in the films like Slumdog Millionaire, Chappie, The Last Airbender and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

Dev Patel Net Worth 2020

Early Life

Dev Patel was born on 23 April 1990 in London Borough of Harrow, England. He is the son of Raj Patel, an IT consultant of Indian-Guajarati origin, and Anita Patel, a care worker.
The actor attended Longfield Middle School at Harrow. While there, he actively participated in drama and showcased his acting skills in stage performances.
He also participated in various extracurricular activities where he was particularly successful. He was a self-proclaimed energetic child, and his high energy would often get him into trouble with the teachers.
In 2000, he took up Taekwondo and through the years competed regularly in both national and international championships.
He was fairly successful in the martial arts and won several medals for his school. Patel had his first acting role in his school’s reproduction of Williams Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’.
For portraying the role of Sir Andrew Aguecheek, he won the Best Actor award. He later went on to the attend Whitmore High School where he continued participating in dramatics.
His gifts in acting quickly came to the fore and he was able to successfully move live audiences through his authentic performances.
Eventually he earned an A in General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) in drama and completed his AS Levels with distinction.
During his last year at Whitmore, his mother saw a casting ad for the drama series ‘Skins’. She eagerly took him for the audition the very next day even though he had a science exam the same day.
After appearing for two auditions, Patel was cast in the role of Anwar Kharral, a British Pakistani Muslim teenager. Due to his lack of any experience in professional acting, he confessed that he didn’t have any idea about what to do on the first day.

Height and Weight

Height: 6 feet 2 inches

Weight: 68 kg

Career

Dev Patel Net Worth 2020

Dev Patel is active in the entertainment field since 2006 and he is still active in it. He rose to fame for his lead part as Jamal in the 2008 British dramatization Slumdog Millionaire.

Preceding getting to be noticeably renowned, he was only a common teenager who had two awesome interests near his heart, i.e., acting and judo.

The first occasion when he demonstrated his acting aptitudes was the point at which he joined the cast of the controversial television series Skins in which he got the consideration of director Danny Boyle.

Being on a hunt for a non-traditional leading man of Indian plummet for his new film, Boyle appeared to have found what he was searching for in Dev Patel.

This is how Dev Patel got the part of Jamal, a youthful inhabitant of the Mumbai ghettos who gets a shot at improving his life by the game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” His charming execution, inverse Freida Pinto, earned him highly praises and made the film a moment hit with his impressive acting, Dev Patel has been successful in impressing his fans and critics.

He wanted to audition for Life of Pi but he was turned down by the producer as they felt he was overexposed. He appeared in numerous films and television shows including The Newsroom, Lion, The Last Airbender, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and much more.

Award

Dev Patel Net Worth 2019

Over the years Dev Patel has received multiple awards in recognition of his contribution to cinema. However, he ranks his Oscar nomination for his role in ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ as his highest achievement. He was only 17 at that time of the movie’s release.

In 2008, the actor won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his performance in ‘Slumdog Millionaire.’
In 2016, the actor received the BAFTA award for Best Actor in a supporting role for his character in the biographical film ‘Lion’.

Net Worth

Dev Patel success in career path has paid him well financially making his net worth estimated to be $6 million.

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