Patrick Stewart Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Patrick Stewart Net Worth 2020 – Patrick Stewart is a universally loved actor known as Professor X in the X-Men franchise and Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek.
Stewart was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company from 1966 to 1982 and appeared in theatre plays like Hamlet and A Midnight Summer Dream.
He has been in the movie and Television industry since 1974 till present. In 2017, he was cast in movies like Dragonheart: Battle of the Heartfire, The Emoji Movie, and The Wilde Wedding.
Stewart is cast in the upcoming 2019 fantasy adventure movie The Kid Who Would Be King set to release on May 1st.
Patrick Stewart was born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England on July 13, 1940, to parents Gladys Nee Barrowclough and Alfred Stewart. His father was a sergeant major in the army while his mother was a weaver and textile worker.
He grew up in England with his two older brothers, Geoffrey and Trevor. For schooling, Stewart attended Crowlees Church of England Junior and Infants School.
While in school his English teacher asked him to perform a Shakespeare drama which led to his love for acting.
He enrolled in Mirfield Secondary Modern School to study drama where he met actor Brian Blessed at a Mytholmroyd drama course.
Since then the two have remained friends. Stewart left school to take part in local theatre and did a side job as a newspaper reporter. He eventually left his job choosing acting over it.
Due to his passion for acting both Stewart and actor friend Brian received a permit to attend a drama school in Bristol named Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
In 1957, he enrolled at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He made his professional debut a couple of years later, at the repertory theatre in Lincoln and then at the ‘Manchester’s Library Theatre’.
In 1966, he joined the ‘Royal Shakespeare Company’ and remained associated with the company till the early 1980s.
In 1971, he made his Broadway appearance as Snout in Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. A couple of years later, he started performing in minor roles in the television serials and in British and American films.
In 1987, he went to Los Angeles and gained international popularity after he was cast as ‘Captain Jean-Luc Picard’ in the science-fiction series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG)’ that ran for seven years until 1994.
The success he gained as ‘Captain Jean-Luc Picard’ earned him four more Star Trek films, namely, ‘Star Trek: Generations’, ‘Star Trek: First Contact’, ‘Star Trek: Insurrection’, and ‘Star Trek: Nemesis’ during the period spanning from 1994 to 2002.
His role as Professor Xavier in the ‘X-Men’, an American blockbuster film released in 2000, earned him great popularity and he acted in the two sequels of the film as well.
Owing to his impeccable British accent he received offers for lending his voice to comic cartoon characters in TV shows.
He lent his voice to animated movies like ‘Romeo &Juliet’, released in 2011 and ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’, released in 2012.
Though he has established himself as a great actor in the Broadway Theater, Stewart still loves to perform at the Shakespearean Theatre, from where he was trained.
Patrick Stewart Net Worth
Patrick Stewart has a net worth of $70 million dollars.