» Sean Astin Net Worth

Posted On: May 26, 2014
Sean Astin is a renowned screenwriter, producer, director, voice artist and actor with the net worth of $40 million. In fame for motion pictures like Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Goonies, Sean Astin has earned his net worth through the success of these movies and other projects.

Astin started his acting career from 1981 TV film Please Don’t Hit Me, Mom. He was casted along with his mother in titular role. His first major break came through the movie The Goonies released in 1985. Astin was at the young age of 13 years old at that time. After his characterization in the movie, Astin was casted in the films like Encino Man, Toy Soldiers, Memphis Belle, The War of the Roses, White Water Summer, Like Father Like Son, and The B.R.A.T. Patrol. His role in the 1993 biopic movie Rudy was highly admired. Also seen in the movie Harrison Bergerson, Courage Under Fire and Bulworth, Sean Astin had directed and partnered the production of Academy Award nominated movie Kangaroo Court, with his wife Christine. Sean Astin got a career turning role in the early 2000s. Roped in for the character of Samwise Gamgee in the international blockbuster The Lords of the Rings trilogy, the film earned him huge recognition and heightened his counts of net worth. He was nomoinated for various awards for the role and had bagged Saturn, Las Vegas Film Critics, Screen Actors awards to name few. He after this tremendous success was observed in the films like Smile, Hercules and had also voiced for many animated series and motion pictures.

Sean Astin was born in 25 February 1971 in Santa Monica, California, US. Born as Sean Patrick Duke to Patty Duke, his biological father was cited to be Desi Arnaz, Jr. but reports revealed that he is the son of Michael Tell. Tell and Patty was supposed to be in a wedded relationship of few weeks in the year 1970. Tell used to be a writer, music promoter and a newspaper publisher. Patty Duke was coded her nuptial relationship with John Astin in 1972. Upon their marriage, Sean was adopted legally by John Astin changing his surname to Astin. A year later Mackenzie Astin, Sean’s half sibling, was born who is famous personality of the entertainment industry at present. Sean considers John Astin to be his real father, though John and Patty split up in 1985. An attendant of Crossroads High School for the Arts, Sean earned his B.A. degree with major in history and literature from UCLA. Astin is married to Christine Louise Harrell. The couple married in 11 July 1992 and has three baby girls together. Their first daughter Alexandra was born in 1996 whereas their second girl Elizabeth was born in 2002. Their youngest daughter Isabella, born in 2005, is 8 years of age at present time. Christine was titled 1984 Miss Indiana Teen USA. Astin is also speculated for carving a tattoo on his ankle for his involvement in Lord of the Rings.

Much known for his terrific acting skill, he is hugely adored for his shows and films on airs. Sean Astin is reported to be producing a film with his spouse very soon and currently is portraying as Matthew in The Truth &Life Dramatized audio New Testament Bible.