How much is Finn Wolfhard worth?
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Date of Birth:||December 23, 2002|
About Finn Wolfhard
Finn Wolfhard is a Canadian actor, director, musician, and screenwriter. He began his acting career in the early 2010s and quickly rose to prominence when he became a main cast member of the Netflix series “Stranger Things”. For his outstanding performance, he also received a Screen Actors Guild Award out of three nominations.
How Did Finn Wolfhard Get So Rich?
Being a part of the main cast of the Netflix series is the main reason why the young actor became rich. In 2016, he was announced as the leading cast member of the forthcoming Netflix series “Stranger Things”. He has been playing the main role of Mike Wheeler ever since then, a role for which he auditioned via video after he saw an open casting call. The Netflix show marked the breakthrough of the young actor who at the time of the shooting was just fourteen years old. From the first season of the acclaimed series, he was able to win over $250.000, an amount that since then has been doubled.
Besides bringing him international fame, the role of Mike Wheeler in “Stranger Things” also earned a lot of awards and nominations. Concurrently with filming that show, he also starred in many other projects – “Lip Sync Battle” and “Carmen San Diego”. He starred in the interactive television special of the latter dubbed as “To Steal or Not to Steal”. His most recent television appearances were in the series “JJ Villard’s Fairy Tales” and “Home Movie: The Princess Blade”. Just recently, he was announced as the main cast member of the upcoming show “NEW-GEN” which is expected to bring good fortune to the skilled actor.
Why is he so famous?
Finn Wolfhard became famous after he joined “Stranger Things” and played the role of Mike Wheeler. He was born in Vancouver, British Columbia on December 23, 2002. He’s of German, Jewish, and French descent. Finn is the second child of Eric, a researcher on aboriginal land claims, and Mary Wolfhard, an artist at a kids clothes brand “Dormouse Design”. He has an older brother, Nick, who is also an actor.
Since the late 2000s, Finn has been attending the Catholic school in Vancouver. He became interested in acting when he was just ten years old. To improve his acting skills, he took part in various acting classes and theatres. His first acting job came from Craigslist, which was later followed by a role in The CW series “The 100”. Portraying the small role of Zoran marked his acting and television debut. In late 2014, he starred in another popular show – “Supernatural”, where he played the role of Jordie Pinsky.
What Makes Him So Successful?
Being an actor, director, and screenwriter, all while creating music is why Finn Wolfhard is so successful. Aside from acting, the “Stranger Things” star has been consistently creating music. He was the lead guitarist and vocalist, as well as the songwriter for the rock-band “Calpurnia” based in Vancouver. He remained with them until their disbandment in November 2019. During his four years tenure with the rock band, he was signed to the label Royal Mountain Records and toured the world. Just recently, he formed his own band titled “The Aubreys”. Besides the debut EP “Soda and Pie”, some of the hits that Finn has contributed to are “Loved One”, and “Smoke Bomb”.
Displaying his acting abilities in the most popular Netflix show of the decade really helped Wolfhard receive a lot more opportunities. After making his film debut in the short films “Aftermath” and “The Resurrection” from 2013, in 2017 he joined the cast of the box-office hit “It”. He later reprised his role of (young) Richie Tozier in the sequel “It: Chapter Two”, and worked in other projects – “Dog Days”, “The Goldfinch”, “The Addams Family” and “The Turning”. As of now, he’s expected to have main roles in the upcoming titles “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” and “Pinocchio” set for release sometime in 2021.
Finn Wolfhard is known for his roles in “Stranger Things” and the two films of “It”. The young actor began his career during his pre-teen years and quickly became an international superstar. Now, he has a net worth of $3 million and has been proactive in creating music, starring in films, television, and web series, and even became a director. His directing debut came in the short comedy “Night Shifts”, released in August 2020.