Edward Norton Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Edward Norton Net Worth 2020 – Edward Norton is an American actor and filmmaker known for his roles in movies, such as ‘Primal Fear’, ‘The Illusionist,’ and ‘The Incredible Hulk’.
He also directed the American romantic comedy film ‘Keeping the Faith’. He made his film debut with an important role in the crime thriller film ‘Primal Fear’, where he played an altar boy charged with murdering an archbishop.
Biography of Edward Norton
Edward Harrison Norton was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in the US on 18th August 1969. His father was Edward Mower Norton Jr. who had served in Vietnam as a marine lieutenant, and later became an environmental lawyer, conservation advocate, and a federal prosecutor.
His mother was Lydia Robinson, an English teacher. Norton also has two younger siblings named Molly and Jim.
Norton developed an interest in acting at an early age and actively participated in his high school productions. He later went to Yale University, from where he graduated with a degree in history.
He then moved to Japan where he worked for his grandfather’s company ‘Enterprise Foundation’ for a few years. He returned to New York in 1994 and decided to pursue a career in acting.
Edward Norton is married to Shauna Robertson, a Canadian film producer. They have one son who was born in 2013.
He is an honorary board member on the Board of Directors of the Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts, and also a member of the trustees of Enterprise Community Partners.
The career of Edward Norton
After appearing in several Broadway productions, Edward Norton made his film debut with an important role in the 1996 crime thriller film ‘Primal Fear’.
Directed by Gregory Hoblit, the film was a commercial success, earning nearly thrice its budget. Norton was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance and he also won the Golden Globe Award in the same category.
Norton was next seen in Woody Allen’s musical comedy film ‘Everyone Says I Love You’. Though the film was well-received by critics, it was a commercial failure.
He was then seen in the films ‘The People vs Larry Flint’ and ‘Rounders’. The former was a commercial failure while the latter was a success.
He played the lead role in the 1998 crime drama film ‘American History X’. He received his second Oscar nomination in the category of ‘Best Actor’ for this role.
In 1999, he appeared alongside Brad Pitt in David Fincher’s ‘Fight Club’. The film was a commercial success. Though it was initially criticized by critics, it went on to receive a cult status.
The following year, he was seen making his directorial debut with the romantic comedy ‘Keeping the Faith’, where he also played a supporting role. The film was a commercial success.
Over the next few years, he appeared in many films, in supporting roles as well as main roles. These include ‘Red Dragon’ (2002), ‘The Kingdom of Heaven’ (2005), ‘The Illusionist’ (2006) and ‘The Painted Veil’ (2006).
Norton came to international popularity for his portrayal of the Marvel Superhero ‘The Hulk’ and his alter ego Bruce Banner in the superhero film ‘The Incredible Hulk’. The film was a success commercially and received mostly favorable reviews.
In the 2010s, he appeared in many successful films such as ‘Leaves of Grass’ (2010), ‘The Bourne Legacy’ (2012), ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ (2014) and ‘Birdman’ (2014).
His work in ‘Birdman’ earned him his third Oscar nomination for ‘Best Supporting Actor’. His most recent works include ‘Collateral Beauty’ (2016) and ‘The Isle of Dogs’ (2018).
Edward Norton Net Worth
Edward Norton has a net worth of $80 million dollars.