Early Life: Russell Crowe was born Russell Ira Crowe on April 7, 1964 in Wellington, New Zealand. His parents, Jocelyn and John, were film set caterers, and John was also a hotel manager. His maternal grandfather was a cinematographer, and Russell is also related to 3 cricket players, cousins Martin Crowe and Jeff Crowe and uncle Dave Crowe. His family moved to Sydney, Australia, when Russell was 4, and he made his acting debut in an episode of “Spyforce” in 1972 (the show’s producer was Jocelyn’s godfather). Crowe attended Vaucluse Public School and Sydney Boys High School before the family moved back to New Zealand when he was 14. In New Zealand, he attended Auckland Grammar School with brother Terry and cousins Martin and Jeff, then moved on to Mount Roskill Grammar School, which he dropped out of at 16 to focus on acting.
Wealth Stats and More
What’s Russell Crowe's net worth? How wealthy is he? Below are all stats like net worth, salary, profession, and more!
|Net Worth||$100 Million|
|Date of Birth||April 7, 1964 (age 58 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Film director, Film Producer, Musician, Singer|
Net Worth of Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe Net Worth and Salary: Russell Crowe is an actor, film producer, and musician who has a net worth of $100 million dollars. Though Crowe began his career on television, he rose to international fame for his Academy Award-winning role as Maximus Decimus Meridius in 2000’s “Gladiator.” He also received critical acclaim for the movies “The Insider,” “A Beautiful Mind,” and “Cinderella Man.” Russell has played in the bands 30 Odd Foot of Grunts and Russell Crowe & The Ordinary Fear of God, and since 2006, he has co-owned the South Sydney Rabbitohs, a National Rugby League team.
Russell Crowe Quotes
How is it that Russell Crowe has a net worth of $100 Million? These quotes by the actor may indicate the character traits that led to his financial situation:
I have a passion for music, and I enjoy the process of expressing myself within the parameters of a pop song, and I don't do it to seek anybody's approval, necessarily. Obviously, you go on stage, and you enjoy it when people respond to a particular song, but the overall concept of playing music I do for myself.Russell Crowe
My children have never watched any of my films. Charlie knows that daddy makes movies, but he says they are not good enough for him to watch.Russell Crowe
People say, 'Surely there's the right reasons for going to war?' And my perspective is, 'Surely there's a better way of asking that question?'Russell Crowe
I'm a virtuoso in my job in that there's not an actor I can't go into a scene with and be absolutely confident that, whatever is required of my character, I can do it.Russell Crowe
You don't have to like an actor to do a scene with him. You don't have to like a director. But it's just better if you do. And I think, you know, you've got to begin that with respect.Russell Crowe