Manu Bennett Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Body, and Career
Manu Bennett Net Worth – Manu Bennett, a Kiwi actor, is best known for his role of Azog the Defiler in the Hobbit film trilogy. He has enacted in various films and TV series including The Strip, American Dad, All Saints and Death Race 2050. From 2013-17, he was a cast in the CW series Arrow.
Manu Bennett was born on October 10, 1969, in Rotorua, New Zealand. Manu was born to father Ted Bennett and mother Jean Bennett. His father Ted was a New Zealand singer and her mother was an Australian bikini model. He has a brother, Stephen Bennett. Manu grew up in Australia as his parents took him there. Unfortunately, he faced an accident along with his family.
He lost his mother and brother during the accident. Furthermore, there are not many details about his childhood. Manu holds dual citizenship of New Zealand and Australian. Manu holds mixed ethnicity of Māori, English, Irish, Scottish.
Talking about his education, he attended Merewether High School in Australia. Later, he joined Te Aute College from where he played the 1st XV. Furthermore, he was also in the New South Wales Schoolboys Rugby Union Team. After completing his college, he went to Los Angeles and enrolled at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.
Height in Meters: 1.78m
Height in Centimeters: 178cm
Height in Feet: 5 Feet 10 Inches
Weight in Kilograms: 84kg
Weight in Pounds: 185lbs
Chest in Inches: 50 Inches
Waist in Inches: 35 Inches
Biceps in Inches: 18 Inches
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Manu Bennett began his professional acting career in 1993 in the teen soap Paradise Beach. Later, he appeared in a couple of TV shows such as Blue Heelers, Water Rats, and All Saints.
His first lead role was in the movie Tomoko in 1999. Furthermore, he starred as a salsa dance teacher in the 2001 Australian movie Lantana. After returning to New Zealand, Manu appeared in the famous television drama Shortland Street.
Moreover, he has also starred opposite Angelina Jolie for a part in the Tomb Raider sequel, The Cradle of Life. In 2003, he also hosted the reality show called Going straight.
It was in 2012 when he got huge recognition after appearing as the villain Azog the Defiler in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Additionally, he also played in the first season of Arrow as Slade Wilson followed by its second season. From 2016, he has been the regular member of the hit TV series The Shannara Chronicles.
Manu Bennett is a New Zealand actor who has a net worth of $1.5 million dollars.