How much is Liv Tyler worth?
|Net Worth:||$40 Million
|Date of Birth:||July 1, 1977 (age 45)|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
About Liv Tyler
Liv (Rundgren) Tyler, was born Liv Rundgren, and is an American actress, model, producer, and singer. Her father is singer-songwriter, Steven Tyler. She did not meet her father until 1988, when she was 11 years old. Her name Liv means “life” in Norwegian, Swedish and Danish. She first began a career in modeling when she was 14 years old.
A few years later, she became an actress that took part in classics such as Heavy, Empire Records, The Thing That You Do!, and Stealing Beauty. She rose to international popularity in 2001, when she became a leading cast member of one of the highest grossing trilogies of all time – Lord of the Rings.
Tyler was born on July 1, 1977, in New York City, New York. She’s the only daughter of Steven Tyler, the lead singer of Aerosmith, and Bebe Buell, who is a model, singer, and former Playboy Playmate. She was under the impression until she was 8 years old that Todd Rundgren was her father. Rundgren and Liv’s mother were in a relationship when Liv was born and conceived.
She attended the Congressional Schools of Virginia, the Waynflete School, and Breakwater School in Main throughout the 1980s before she returned to live with her mother at the age of 12 in New York City. Due to her ADHD, she attended the York Preparatory, from which she graduated in 1995. Around the same time, she also attended the Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences that helped her improve her acting abilities.
During her teenage years, she developed an interest in modeling and began auditioning for various campaigns and magazines. As a model, her career began in 1991 with the assistance of fellow supermodel Paulina Porizkova. Porizkova took pictures of her that made it into Interview magazine.
After starring in television commercials, Tyler decided to transition into acting. Her first acting performance was in the 1993 music video of Aerosmith’s Crazy. The Aerosmith music in which Liv co-starred with Alicia Silverstone, was voted number 23 in VH1’s “Top 100 Music Videos of All Time” list.
Her feature film debut came one year later in the psychological film Silent Fall (1994). She was a natural. Liv Tyler had never taken acting lessons before, or after. In 1995, she appeared in the Romance/Drama, Empire Records.
The movie is about a group of misfits who work at a small, independent record shop while aiding their manager’s vision of buying the enterprise. However, they discover kinship while also trying to fight off a corporate giant.
After her appearance as Corey Mason in Empire Records, Liv landed her breakthrough role in the arthouse film Stealing Beauty (1996). Tyler’s performance was highly praised and earned her around $150,000-250,000. It wasn’t much but the movie also lost money earning only $4.7 million from a $10 million budget. However it was, and is, considered that Liv Tyler’s portrayal of the role of Lucy Harmon was excellent and marked a breakthrough for her in her career.
Two years she appeared in a massive box office success when she was cast in the role of Grace Stamper, in Armageddon (1998). The movie which had her appearing with A-lister actors Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck, was also directed by Michael Bay who is known for his big blockbuster productions. Armageddon was no exception, it was the highest grossing film of 1998, earning $553.7 million from a $140 million budget. It is estimated that Tyler earned her first $5 million dollar paycheck from that movie.
She played the role of Grace Stamper, the love interest to Ben Affleck’s character, A.J. Frost. It marked the beginning of Tyler’s transition into a Hollywood star. She also appeared again with Ben Affleck in 2004’s Jersey Girl.
Liv Tyler’s career truly hit its peak at the beginning of the 21st century, when she joined the ensemble cast of the Lord of the Rings franchise. Besides boosting her popularity on a worldwide level and earning her millions, her performance in the epic fantasy trilogy also earned her awards including a Screen Actors Guild, National Board of Review, and Online Film Critics Society Award.
Tyler play the role of Arwen in the Lord of the Rings (2001–2003). While she is only eight years younger than Cate Blanchett, Tyler plays the role of Arwen Undómiel. The granddaughter of the Elf-queen Galadriel, played by Blanchett.
Tyler also recorded recorded a song for The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002). In the end the director, Peter Jackson, felt that the song was not right for the intended scene but he did put it into the extended edition of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). Liv Tyler has talked about how much she enjoys singing and the entire recording process and has always had this kind of strong emotion toward music. Her father of course is one of the richest and most famous musicians of all time.
“I’ve sung my whole life. I’ve taken lots of voice lessons and I love to sing. But I’ve never really sung professionally at all,” she has said.
Another notable performance that added to her net worth was her role as Betty Ross in, The Incredible Hulk (2008). In this version, Hulk is played by Edward Norton and the film earned $264.8 million from a budget of $137.5–150 million.
Tyler’s most notable acting performances are in The Strangers, The Incredible Hulk, Super, The Ledge, The Leftovers, Gunpowder, Harlots, Ad Astra, and 911: Lone Star. In 2015, she also became a producer. Her producing debut came in the short film Outlaws (2015). She also became a producer of the horror drama Wildling (2018), in which she also had a role.
Liv Tyler also earns from her various endorsements. She is a celebrity spokesperson for Givenchy Perfume and Cosmetics.
Tyler’s Total Net Worth
Liv Tyler has earned estimated total career income of $70 million dollars. That figure includes her earnings from the entertainment industry as well as from her endorsements with brands like, Givenchy.
Of that amount, $6-7 million is expected to have been paid in business related costs. The remainder, $63.5 million, will have been taxed at around 45% as Tyler has been residing between the state of New York and London, England. After tax, it is estimated that her career earnings are at around $34.92 million dollars, having paid $28.58 million dollars in taxes.
From 1995 to 1998, Liv dated her Inventing the Abbotts co-star, Joaquin Phoenix. Joaquin is a strict vegan and while they were together Liv also became a vegan. However after the relationship ended she allegedly went back to eating meat. Other sources point toward her being a possible vegetarian. Either way, Liv Tyler has maintained her health, and her beauty. Becoming famous can be incredibly taxing on an individual but Tyler has managed to pull it off and stick the landing. No doubt she takes time for quiet reflection and that likely is not limited to thinking carefully about the management of her money, including her investments.
Since the spring 2014, Liv Tyler has been in a relationship with Dave Gardner. They became engaged in early 2015 and have two children together. They reside in West London, England. Together, they own a £10 million pound townhouse there. In 2003 Tyler purchased a four-bedroom brownstone property in New York City’s West Village for $2.5 million. She did very well from the property selling it in 2019 for $17.5 million. It is also likely that Tyler has invested a portion of her money into securities, stocks, bonds and so on.
Liv Tyler married Royston Langdon in 2003 and they divorced six years later, in 2009. They had one child together, Milo William Langdon, but it was Liv who was the one who was required to pay support to Royston. Somewhere in the region of $2-3 million dollars.
In her personal life Tyler has likely spent $4-5 million dollars of her career earnings but also probably possesses assets valued at around $2-3 million, not including investment assets. In her investments, she may have earned investment returns of $8-9 million dollars. Therefore, it is estimated that Liv Tyler has a net worth of a rounded up $40 million dollars.
Liv Tyler’s career began during her teenage years as a model, and, just a year later, she transitioned into acting. It took the talented actress some time for the young actress to fully blossom and attain mainstream recognition with her roles in box office hits like Armageddon. Tyler’s career hit its peak in the early 2000s when she joined the star cast of Lord of the Rings, which became one of the highest grossing trilogies of all time.