Verne Troyer Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career, and Death.
Verne Troyer Net Worth 2020 – Verne Troyer was a versatile comedian, stuntman, and actor. He was widely recognized for his role in the Austin Powers film series as ‘Mini-Me’, a clone of the films’ villain – Dr. Evil.
His career started when he worked as a stunt double on Baby’s Day Out. From there, Verne’s roles expanded to include Jingle All The Way, My Giant, Dunston: Checks In, and Men In Black.
Verne Troyer Net Worth
Verne Troyer was an American actor and stunt performer who had a net worth of $150 thousand at the time of his death in 2018.
He was working for Sprint in the customer service department when a former president of Little People of America, a friend of his, connected him to some movie producers who were in search for a certain size of a man who would be a stunt double for a 9-month old baby in the film Baby’s Day Out (1994).
Biography of Verne Troyer
He was born with Cartilage-hair hypoplasia disorder – which caused his dwarfism – on the 1st of January, 1969 in Sturgis, Michigan, the United States to Amish parents.
He had a very supportive family as his parents and his two siblings never saw his size as an impediment. For his high school education, he attended Centreville High School in Michigan where he was elected Homecoming King.
Verne Troyer started his career as an actor in 1993 after moving to Arlington, Texas with friends.
Verne Troyer, who never took acting classes, was offered the job within two days. What changed Troyer’s acting career forever was his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series.
The film, which was directed by Jay Roach, also starred Mike Myers who played the dual role of Austin Powers and Dr. Evil.
Mike Myers and Verne Troyer co-starred again in 2008 for the film The Love Guru. For their outstanding characters, they were both nominated for and won the MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo.
Verne began his acting career from the 1994 film Baby’s Day Out. Later, he also appeared in a couple of comedy roles including Dunston Checks In, Jingle All the Way, Men in Black, and My Giant.
He rose to prominence from his roles in the Austin Powers film series. Furthermore, he got the role of Mini-Me in the 1999 movie Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.
Back in 2002, he starred as Mini-Me in Austin Powers in Goldmember. Some of his notable films include The Love Guru, Postal, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Instinct, and a few more.
Additionally, he also portrayed the role of goblin Griphook in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in 2001.
Verne had also featured in several televisions series including Celebrity Big Brother, The Surreal Life, The Girls Next Door, Celebrity Juice, and a few more.
Besides this, he also had a guest role in TV show WWE Raw and as a commentator on The Smoking Gun Presents: World’s Dumbest.
Troyer died on the 21st of April, 2018 at the age of 49 in his Hollywood home in Los Angeles, California, United States.
The news was announced by his spokesman who confirmed his death through a statement on Facebook.
The cause of his death was not mentioned initially but was later confirmed that he died of Alcohol poisoning. Troyer has been suffering from depression and fought against it until his demise.