Martin Freeman Net worth
Facts of Martin Freeman Net worth
|Net worth||$15 million|
|First Name||Martin John|
|Last Name||Christopher Freeman|
Martin Freeman Net worth: $15 million
Martin John Christopher Freeman is an English actor. He became popular, for portraying Tim Canterbury in the original UK version of sitcom mockumentary The Office, Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama Sherlock, Bibo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy, and Lester Nygaard in the dark comedy-crime drama TV series Fargo. As he is a successful actor and his net worth is estimated to be $15 million.
Early Life and Education
Martin John Christopher Freeman was born on September 8, 1971, in Aldershot, Hampshire. Freeman is the youngest one among five children's. Freeman's parents Philomena (née Norris) and Geoffrey Freeman, a naval officer, separated when Freeman was a child. At the age of 10, Freeman's father died of heart attack. Before attending Brooklands College for media studies he attended the Salesian School, Chertsey. His older brother Tim was a musician with the group Frazier Chorus.
At the age of 15, he joined a youth theater group but it was not until he was 17 that his confidence in his acting led to the decision to pursue it as a career. Then he went to attend Central School of Speech and Drama. Freeman has appeared in many TV shows, theater productions, and also in several radio productions. He has also played as Tim Canterbury in The Office, a role which, he said in 2004, "cast a very long shadow" for him as an actor. Freeman has starred in many movies including Ali G Indahouse (2002) and Love Actually (2003). After that, he began to perform in more serious dramatic roles on television such as Lord Shaftesbury in the 2003 BBC historical drama Charles II: The Power and The Passion. Freeman has also been seen making a brief appearance in the first episode of the second series of This Life. In 2007 Freeman appeared in The All Together which was written and directed by Gavin Claxton. In May 2009 he starred in Boy Meets Girl a four-part drama that charts the progress of characters Veronica and Danny after an accident which causes them to swap bodies. Currently, he is playing as Dr. John Watson in Sherlock Holmes, detective stories. For his good performance, he won the BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actor, 2011. He was also nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie. Freeman appeared in Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright's comedic Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, commencing with a brief non-speaking role in Shaun of the Dead. In April 2014 Freeman began playing as Lester Nygaard in the dark comedy-crime drama series Fargo. For his good performance again he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Critics' Choice Television Award. In 2015 Freeman appeared in the television shows including The Eichmann Show which was based on the filming, by blacklisted TV director Leo Hurwitz. Freeman has also played as Everett Ross in Captain America: Civil War, which released in May 2016.
Martin Freeman married Amanda Abbington, actress, whom he met on the set of Channel 4's Men Only in 2000. The couple is blessed two children: Joe (born 2006) and Grace (born 2008). Together they have appeared in different productions such as Sherlock, Swinging with the Finkels, The Debt, The Robinson, and The altogether. But again on 22 December 2016, Freeman announced in an article in the Financial Times that he and Abbington had separated.