Mel Gibson Net Worth : Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson AO is an American actor and filmmaker. He has had a very successful career in the acting industry both as an actor and director which has spanned for more than 4 decades now. He has starred in numerous mega-hit films that have grossed large amounts of money and are enriched in the minds of the people. Some of his most talked about movies are Mad Max and its sequels, Lethal Weapon, What Women Want, The Passion of the Christ and much more. As of 2016, Mel Gibson net worth is estimated to be $425 million.
Gibson was born on January 3, 1956, in Peekskill, New York. He had ten other siblings who he grew up with. After a lawsuit that his father won against the New York Central Railroad, their family moved to Sydney, Australia when he was just 12 years old. He attended the St Leo’s Catholic College in Wahroonga, New South Wales. He began life on stage by firstly studying at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) where he even played one of the main roles in Romeo and Juliet.
Even though he was shooting for the film Mad Max, he was still a stage actor. His last performance for the theater was in the 1993 production of Love Letters. He first starred in Mad Max and was called back for its sequel which was comparatively a larger hit. Its third sequel would end up being the most sought after by fans and earned a huge amount of a million dollars from that single movie. The film Lethal Weapon brought further fame and praise throughout Hollywood for him becoming a multimillionaire.
Some notable films he appeared in were Forever Young, Conspiracy Theory, Ransom, Maverick, Payback and the sequels of Lethal Weapon. More recently he has appeared in films like Edge of Darkness, Machete Kills and The Expendables 3 in 2014. Aside from acting, Gibson has also had a very successful directing career directing and starring in films like The Passion of The Christ. The film grossed more than $600,000,000 worldwide and was nominated for 3 Academy Awards.
Mel Gibson Net Worth in years
|Mel Gibson Net Worth in 2012||$220.7 million|
|Mel Gibson Net Worth in 2013||$280 million|
|Mel Gibson Net Worth in 2014||$325 million|
|Mel Gibson Net Worth in 2015||$400 million|
|Mel Gibson Net Worth in 2016||$425 million|
Gibson, who was named the Sexiest Man Alive back in 1985 could have had his net worth more than double of what it is if it weren’t for his divorce with Robyn Denise Moore after a 31-year-old marriage. Since they didn’t have a prenuptial agreement between them before their marriage, all of the assets and money was divided in half. This meant that his massive estimated net worth of $850 million was cut short significantly. This is believed to be the biggest celebrity divorce payout in Hollywood history.
Still, Gibson has a lot of money in the bank. He is also a real estate investor and has bought and sold numerous properties and even an island in Fiji. It has been reported that Gibson has with multiple properties in Malibu, California, several locations in Costa Rica and properties in Australia as well. He is also a philanthropist and has made great gestures through the years donating large amounts to organizations that help people in need and empower them. He has made donations to countless foundations and charities as well. As of 2016, Mel Gibson net worth is estimated to be $425 million.