How much is Edward Furlong worth?
|Net Worth:||$80 Thousand|
|Date of Birth:||August 2, 1977 (age 45)|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)|
“I enjoy playing people that are totally different than me.” Edward Furlong
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 3-D:Battle Across Time (1996). 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.
Breaking Down Edward Furlong’s Net Worth
Starring in a wide variety of television projects helped Furlong earn a small net worth, for an actor such as himself. 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 $520.9 million worldwide and it also became the highest-grossing film of the year and highest-grossing R-rated film of all time. For his role in the movie, and combined with his other small appearances around this time, including American Heart (1992) and A Home of Our Own (1993). Furlong had earned a net worth of close to $75,000.
Furlong was somewhat of a different child, but talented. He has said “I never thought I’d reach 21. I used to feel that was old, but growing old doesn’t scare me anymore. I just want to have done something super special and have had someone to do it with.”
After he gathered some popularity with his work in “T2”, as well as an estimated $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.
“I am very, very competitive and ambitious. I would definitely fight hard for a role I believed in.” Edward Furlong
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 an estimated $170,000 to $250,000.
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.
Furlong’s Total Net Worth
Despite having 74 acting credits to his name, Edward Furlong has a small net worth for an actor of his stature. He may have earned around to $2 million during his career, however he has struggled to hold onto his wealth owing to various personal issues, including substance abuse. He has been in and out of rehab centers since the year 2000.
His Early Life
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.
“I look up to actors. I look up to Robert DeNiro, I look up to Johnny Depp, I look up to Al Pacino, I look up to run-of-the-mill really good actors. I love watching movies, and I love watching other actors and learning from them.” Edward Furlong
What Made Him 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.
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 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. As of 2023, Edward Furlong’s net worth is estimated to be $80 thousand million dollars.
“I’m not like sad, depressed miserable person. I guess sometimes I give off that impression.” Edward Furlong