How much is Millie Bobby Brown worth?
|Net Worth:||$14 Million
|Date of Birth:||February 19, 2004 (age 18)|
|Height:||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
About Millie Bobby Brown
Millie Bobby Brown is an actress, activist, director, and model. She rose to prominence in 2016 as one of the main characters in the Netflix original series Stranger Things, where she portrayed the character of Eleven/Jane Hopper, a girl with telepathic and psychokinetic abilities. Thanks to her outstanding performance in the series, she earned not only multiple acting roles but also many awards in different categories. Among some of the nominations that she received are two Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and multiple Teen Choice Awards.
She was born on 19 February 2004 in Marbella, Spain, and is the third of four children. When she was around four years old, her family moved to several locations – first in Bournemouth, Dorset, and then Windermere, Florida. Millie was born with a partial hearing in one of her ears, which caused her to gradually lose all hearing in that ear over the past few years.
While dividing her time in Atlanta, Georgia, and London, United Kingdom, Brown eventually became interested in acting at a very young age. To further improve her acting skills, she signed up for acting classes and perfected her craft. In what was her acting debut, in late 2013, at the young age of 9, she appeared as a guest star in Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, she portrayed the role of Young Alice in two episodes.
Shortly after she made her acting debut in 2013, she joined the 2014 drama series The Intruders. In the television series, she played the role of one of the main characters – Madison O’Donnell. Also that year, she took part in the successful CBS police television series NCIS, having a small role in the sixth episode of season twelve.
Just before she became both rich and popular with her act in Stranger Things, Brown received offers to star in Modern Family and Grey’s Anatomy – two of the most famous and well-liked television series from the 2010s. Simultaneously with acting in these series, in 2015, she also auditioned for the role that elevated her career.
Thanks to her incredible acting skills and intriguing resume, Brown was selected for Stranger Things, and soon she began filming her scenes in the Netflix original series. “I love the ’80s. I’m obsessed with it. I love the hair and the people,” Millie said at the time.
The young actress began filming her role of Eleven in November 2015, which is when the filming of season one started. Her character, Eleven (with the real name Jane Hopper) is one of the leading and most captivating personalities in the show. For the past six years, Millie has been heavily praised for being able to showcase the psychokinetic and telepathic characteristics of Eleven.
Besides her work in Stranger Things, ever since late-2016, Brown has frequently made appearances in various music videos. The first music video that she starred in was Find Me by Sigma (featuring Birdy). This appearance was soon followed by four cameos in music videos of artists such as The xx, Maroon 5, Drake, and Mariah Carey.
In 2018, in what was her first appearance in a film, Brown served as a narrator in the film Spheres, where she has a minor voice role but doesn’t appear physically in the production. Continuing the momentum that she gained with her role, in what is now one of the most-watched television series ever, in 2019, she appeared in Godzilla: The King of the Monsters.
Millie’s Total Net Worth
Starting with a salary of just $10,000 per episode for Stranger Things, Millie Bobby Brown has since seen her earnings rise sky high. In 2017, just a year after the show began airing, because of her talent, she earned multiple award nominations and millions of fans from around the world. She’s the recipient of two Teen Choice Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, one Saturn Awards, and has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards in the category of “Outstanding Supporting Actress”.
Millie earned $80,000 for season one of Strange Things with a $10,000 per episode salary. For season two of the show, she was paid $30,000 per episode, resulting in total season earnings of $270,000. Her per episode pay then jumped by a reported ten times after a renegotiation based on the incredible success of the show, and her performance in it.
For season three Millie was paid a per episode salary of $300,000, or $2.4 million for the season. That salary amount is expected to have been kept the same for the seasons since as it had been inked at the ‘after season two renegotiation’, meaning that it will likely stay at that rate until the end of season five. For season four, Millie earned $2.7 million as it had a total of 9 episodes. Therefore, in total, Millie Bobby Brown has earned $5.45 million from Stranger Things, as of the end of season four.
In the monster film, Godzilla: King of the Monsters Millie played the role of Madison Russel, the 12 years old daughter of the principal characters – Dr. Mark Russell and Dr. Emma Russel. The film marked her feature film debut and she is expected to reprise her role in the 2021 sequel Godzilla vs. Kong.
Millie then starred in the role of Enola Holmes, in Enola Holmes. It is a film adaptation of the novel The Thing About Jellyfish. Besides playing the eponymous character for a paycheck of $6.1 million, she also made her debut as a producer, which earned her another $500,000. For Enola Holmes 2, which has just been completed, she earned her first $10 million dollar paycheck.
In addition to the box-office hit, Godzilla: King of the Monsters and the aforementioned drama films, in the late years of the decade, Millie Bobby Brown has collaborated with several major companies and organizations such as EA Games and UEFA. Her collaboration with the former was on the well-liked video game The Sims 4, where she appears in the Sims 4 Positivity Challenge.
Overall, her career earnings are estimated to be around $26.5 million dollars. Considering Stranger Things is set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, most of the series is actually filmed in Georgia, where it appears Millie has been based. Georgia has a state income tax of around 5-6%. To give some comparison, California has a tax rate of around 10-13% for high earners like Millie Bobby Brown.
Enola Holmes however was filmed in the UK, which is where Millie is originally from. It is unclear where or exactly how much she is being taxed, or exactly where she is residing for tax purposes; Georgia, US or London, UK. Likely, Brown has been taxed around 43%. However, before being taxed, as a self-employed entity, Millie has been able to subtract her business costs which have likely been in the region of $2 million dollars. The remainder, $24.5 million, will have become $13.96 million dollars, having paid $10.54 million in various taxes.
Millie Bobby Brown has never married and it seems like she does not have enough time, either, given her personal life. “I do Thai boxing Mondays, jujitsu Tuesdays and Thursdays, and Wednesdays I do boxing,” she has said. However in 2021, Brown began having a relationship with actor Jake Bongiovi, son of musician Jon Bon Jovi.
Shortly after joining UEFA’s “Together #WePlayStrong” campaign as an ambassador, Brown joined UNICEF as a goodwill ambassador and in the process made history once again. In November 2018, she became the youngest person ever to be appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. “I have two hands: one for me, one for other people,” Millie Bobby Brown has said. Also in 2018, she became the youngest person to ever be added to Time magazine’s prestigious list of the “100 Most Influential People”.
In terms of managing her finances and building her wealth, Millie is probably on top of that as well. It is estimated that she has invested a portion of her fortune into various investment vehicles. In her personal life Millie has likely spent $100,000 of her career earnings but also probably possesses assets valued at around $50,000, not including investment assets. In her investments, she may have earned investment returns of $350,000. Therefore, it is estimated that Millie Bobby Brown has a net worth of around $14 million dollars.
In the past few years, Millie Bobby Brown has quickly become one of the most beloved actresses of the new generation. Thanks to her charisma and fantastic acting skills, she has won the hearts of millions and established herself as a star, especially among the pre-teen and teen audiences. Millie has achieved a ton of success in her short career so far and we are looking out for more of her greatness on screen and at award shows.