Heath Ledger Net Worth, How Did Heath Ledger Build His Net Worth Up To $16.5 Million?

Heath Ledger Net Worth, How Did Heath Ledger Build His Net Worth Up To $16.5 Million?

Facts of Heath Ledger Net Worth, How Did Heath Ledger Build His Net Worth Up To $16.5 Million?

Net worth$16.5 million
Date of Birth:1979 April 4
First NameHeath
Last NameLedger
NationalityAustralian
Age:40 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch

An Australian actor and director, who is best known for his movies such as “The Dark Knight”, “Brokeback Mountain”, “10 Things that I Hate About You”, and “A Knight’s Sale”, Heath Ledger throughout his career has earned a massive amount of popularity as well as net worth in his life. It is believed that he has a total net worth of $16.5 million, which helps him to live a lavish lifestyle.

How Did Heath Ledger Make His Fortune To $16.5 Million? Let's Know

Heath Ledger throughout his acting career has remained incredible. His profession gives him a huge round of fame as well as net worth in his life.

Being an actor and a director, Heath has been the part of different movies and TV shows. 

His long list of movies collection includes the popular movies like “The Dark Knight”, “Brokeback Mountain”, “10 things I hate about You”, “A Knight’s Tale”, “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus”, “The Patriot”, “Monster’s Ball”, “Lord Of Dogtown”, “I’m Not There”, and many more.

One of his all-time popular movie, “The Dark Knight”, which has a huge budget of $185 million, collected $1.05 billion, as per the record of Box office.

Similarly his other movies like, “Brokeback Mountain”, “10 things I hate about You”, and  “A Knight’s Tale”, collected $178.1 million, $53.5 million, and $117.5 million respectively as per the records of Box office.

He also has been the part of different TV shows like, “Ship to Shore”, “Sweat”, “Home and Away”, “Roar”, and “Storm Hawks”.

All these movies and TV appearance and directory work in some of them have given him a huge chunk of money to increase his net worth and live a pleasurable life.

Apart from his Films and Tv shows appearances, he also earned money from his music videos. His movies videos include "Cause an Effect", “Seduction is Evil (She's Hot)", “Morning Yearning", "Morning Yearning", "Black Eyed Dog", and "King Rat".

Heath previously owned a super cool and luxurious house named as “Treehouse” in 2008, which was later listed in the market for sale with a price tag of 3 million.

Heath is also an avid collector of cars. He has been spotted many times in many different cars. Here are some of them.

Heath Ledger owns 1972 Ford Fairlane

How Were The Early Days of Heath Ledger? Know About His Early Life And Career

Heath Ledger was born to parent Kim Ledger and Sally Ledger on 4 April 1979, in New York, U.S, and holds an American nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity.

He attended primary education at institutions including Mary’s Mount Primary School and Guildford Grammar School. But when he reached 17 years old, he left his education and went to pursue his career in the acting.

Heath was fond of playing Chess. He also had interest towards football, due to which he played for the West Coast Eagles team in Australian Football League.

From his early age, Heath has focused himself towards acting. When he was only 10 years old he acted in one of the plays with a role of Peter Pan. After leaving his education he went to acting industry bagged the role of gay man in 1996 television series entitled Sweat.

Even though he appeared in many Tv shows at the beginning of his career, he came to limelight only after appearing the movie “10 Things I Hate About You”.

After that he appeared in numbers of movies including the “Dark Knight”, “A Knight’s Tale”, “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus”, “The Patriot”, “Monster’s Ball”, “Lord Of Dogtown”, “I’m Not There”, and many more.

He also has some roles in the Tv shows which are liked by its viewers. He has appeared on the Tv show like Ship to Shore”, “Sweat”, “Home and Away”, “Roar”, and “Storm Hawks”.

Is Heath Ledger Married Or Not? Know About His Personal Life And Dating History

Heath Ledger in his life had dated many girls.

However, his relationship with Michelle Williams has made him a proud father. The couple started their dating in 2004 and welcomed their first child, Maltida on October 28, 2005, in New York City. But due to some reason, they broke off in 2007.

Prior to this, he has also dated well-known actresses such as Naomi WattsLisa Jane, and Heather Graham.

After the break up with Michelle, he started dating models like Helena Christensen and Gemma Ward. Gemma and Heath announced that they are dating each other in November 2007.

Awards And Achievements of Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger in his life has won a total of 36 awards and has been nominated for 58 times. Let us now know ich awards he has won here:

Academy Awards or Oscars

YearNominated work Category Result 
2005Brokeback MountainBest ActorNominated
2008The Dark KnightBest Supporting ActorWon (posthumously)

Australian Film Institute Awards

YearNominated workCategory Result 
1999Two HandsBest Actor in a Leading RoleNominated
2003Ned KellyBest Actor in a Leading RoleNominated
2005Brokeback MountainReader's Choice Award for Best Actor/ Best International ActorWon
2008The Dark KnightBest International ActorWon (posthumously)

 

Brisbane International Film Festival Awards

YearNominated workCategory Result 
2008N/AChauvel AwardWon (posthumously)

 

British Academy Film Awards

YearNominated workCategory Result 
2006Brokeback MountainBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading RoleNominated
2009The Dark KnightBest Actor in a Supporting RoleWon (posthumously)

 

Golden Globe Awards

YearNominated workCategory Result 
2006Brokeback MountainBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaNominated
2009The Dark KnightBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting RoleWon (posthumously)

 

Independent Spirit Awards

YearNominated workCategory Result 
2005Brokeback MountainBest Male LeadNominated
2008I'm Not ThereRobert Altman AwardWon (posthumously)

 

People's Choice Awards

YearNominated workCategory Result 
2009The Dark KnightBest Ensemble CastWon (posthumously)
2009The Dark KnightBest Onscreen Match-upWon (posthumously)

 

Satellite Awards

YearNominated workCategory Result 
2005Brokeback MountainOutstanding Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaNominated
2008The Dark KnightBest Supporting Actor in a Motion PictureNominated (posthumously)

 

Saturn Awards

YearNominated workCategory Result 
2009The Dark KnightBest Supporting ActorWon (posthumously)

 

Scream Awards

YearNominated workCategory Result 
2008The Dark KnightBest Fantasy ActorWon (posthumously)
2008The Dark KnightBest VillainWon (posthumously)

 

Screen Actors Guild Awards

YearNominated workCategory Result 
2005Brokeback MountainOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureNominated
2005Brokeback MountainOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion PictureNominated
2008The Dark KnightOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureWon (posthumously)

 

African-American Film Critics Association Awards

YearNominated workCategory Result 
2008The Dark KnightBest Supporting ActorWon (posthumously)

 

Austin Film Critics Association Awards and Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

YearNominated workCategory Result 
2008The Dark KnightBest Supporting ActorWon (posthumously)

 

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

YearNominated workCategory Result 
2005Brokeback MountainBest ActorNominated
2008The Dark KnightBest Supporting ActorWon (posthumously)

Apart from these awards he also has won many other awards.

Let Us Now Move On To The Reason Behind Heath Ledger's Death

Heath Ledger was addicted towards the drug. His addiction towards drug took away his life. It was reported that the reason behind his death was combined drug intoxication.

He died on January 22, 2008, at about 2:45 pm (EST).


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