How much is Edward Furlong worth?
|Net Worth:||$125 Thousand|
|Date of Birth:||August 2, 1977|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Edward Furlong
Edward Walter Furlong is a film actor and producer. His breakthrough performance came in the 1991 science action “T2 (Terminator 2: Judgement Day)”, which was followed by a mini-sequel tiled “T2-3D”. Ever since then, he has taken part in many acclaimed direct-to-video, independent and television films such as “A Home of Our Own”, “Before and After”, “American History X”, “Detroit Rock City”, and “Animal Factory”.
How Did Edward Furlong Get So Rich?
Starring in a wide variety of television projects has helped this actor and director become rich over time. His film and television debut both came in 1991 when he was 14 years old. His first television appearance was on an episode of “Saturday Night Live”. Also that year, he was able to defeat hundreds of children for the leading role of John Connor in “Terminator 2: Judgement Day”. The film was a box-office success as it grossed more than $520 million worldwide and it also became the highest-grossing film of the year and highest-grossing R-rated film of all time.
After he gathered some popularity with his work in “T2”, as well as $50.000, he continued to take part in film and television productions. Just a year later, he starred in another successful film – “Pet Semetary Two”. Among some of his most notable roles throughout the rest of the decade are in the acclaimed films “American Heart”, “A Home of Our Own”, “Before and After”, “American History X”, and “Detroit Rock City”, from which he attained mainstream recognition and earned a total of $70.000.
Why is he so famous?
Edward Furlong’s breakthrough came in the science action “Terminator 2”, followed by other major roles in other films. He was born on August 2, 1977, in Glendale, California. He’s the only child of Eleanor Torres, a worker in a local youth center. He doesn’t have any information about his father and has never met him. On his mother’s side, Furlong is of Mexican descent and is part Russian. Just after his mother’s second marriage in 1990, he moved in with his aunt and uncle – Sean and Nancy Furlong. The two eventually gained legal guardianship over Edward in September 1991.
Furlong spent some time in different schools such as the “Charles Eliot Middle School” in Altadena, California, and the “South Pasadena Junior High School” in Pasadena, California. At the age of 15, he met Jacqueline Domac (who was 14 years older than him). The two got engaged and Jacqueline became Edward’s manager for some time until 1998 when they split up. Around the time he met her and was finding his groove in the show business, the actor also lost his mother, in August 1993.
What Makes Him So Successful?
Taking part in some of the most popular films from the 1990s is what makes Furlong so successful. All in all, while being a supporting actor in more than five films, the actor made regular appearances on talk shows and realities such as “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”, and “The Andy Dick Show”. In 2006, he became a regular cast member of the CBS police television series “CSI: NY” (Crime Scene Investigation: New York).
In 2007, Furlong made his debut as a producer in the action film “Living and Dying”, where he also played the leading role of Sam. The other project that he produced is the 2013 comedy/drama “Matt’s Chance”. Beginning in the year 2000, the actor has landed a lot of major roles in films such as “Animal Factory”, “Three Blind Mice”, “Cruel World”, “The Visitation”, “High Hopes”, “Night of the Demons”, and “The Green Hornet”. Most recently, he had a reference in the hit film “Terminator: Dark Fate”, where he only had a facial motion capture.
Edward Furlong is a well-established film actor and musician that has starred in over 71 films and television series. He began his acting career as a child star in 1991 and even now, with a net worth of nearly $1 million, he continues to take part in many productions. Thanks to his outstanding work in the films “Terminator 2: Judgement Day”, “Pet Cemetery Two” and “A Home of Our Own”, he has earned himself several awards such as one Saturn, one Young Artist, and one MTV Movie Award.