Mel Gibson Net Worth

Mel Gibson Net Worth $420 Million

Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson, known as Mel Gibson, started his career in the early 80s portraying a fear less action hero. He was born in Peekskill, New York, the sixth of eleven children. Compared to Steve McQueen, Clark Gable and even Humphrey Bogart, Mel Gibson is by far one of the most famous actors of all times. Having studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, Gibson is well known for his ability to play numerous types of characters.  

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In numbers, the career of Gibson looks very well: 43 films, produced 11 films and written 2 productions which brought in earnings of $2.5 billion. Gibson's first film was the 1984 drama "The River". He then acted in the romance "Mrs. Soffel". By 1985, Mel Gibson was already cashing his first check of $1 million. He then acted in "Lethal Weapon" which help to propel him into Hollywood's leading men.

Gibson continued to star in other movies such as "Lethal Weapon 2", "Lethal Weapon 3", "Maverick" and "Braveheart". The movie "Braveheart" won him an Academy Award for Best Director. In 2004, Gibson directed the controversial film "The Passion of The Christ". The film became the highest grossing R-rated film of all time with $370 Million in U.S Box Office Sales.

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Gibson is also a property investor. He has bought properties in Malibu, California several places in Costa Rica, properties in Australia as well as a private island in Fiji. His invesment in these properties amounts to millions of dollars. Gibson was married to Robyn Denise Moore for 26 years. They divorced in 2006. And even after a divorce that cost him half of his fortune, Mel Gibson still does very well: his net worth being estimated at approximately $420 million. Mel Gibson is definitely going to add many more millions to this number!

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