Andy Serkis is a well-known British figure popular as an actor, producer, and director. He is best known for the role of Gollum in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001 to 2003).
Moreover, he is also recognized as Caesar in the movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Similarly, some of his notable acting credits include The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, King Kong, Longford, Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle, and Breathe.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Andy Serkis?
According to the Celebrity Net Worth, The Lord of the Rings star Andy Serkis is worth $28 million as of 2020. On the other hand, he has an estimated net worth of $35 million as of Wealthy Persons.
As per the reports, Andy earns a salary of $3.5 million from his films and TV series. Likewise, he gathers a hefty sum through advertisements, sponsorships, endorsements deals, and commercials.
Popular As Gollum In The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
5 feet 8 inches tall actor Andy Serkis made professional debut as an actor playing Peter Moran on the television series The New Statesman in 1989. The same year he appeared in TV shows and films, Morris Minor’s Marvellous Motors, Made in Spain, Saracen, and Streetwise.
Finally, Andy grabbed the limelight for voice work and portrayal of Gollum in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001 to 2003) along with Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Sean Astin, and others. Similarly, he also earned popularity for providing a voice in the movie The Adventures of Tintin.
Additionally, in 2012, Serkis also appeared as Gollum in the film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Likewise, he played Ulysses Klaue in Marvel film, Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Moreover, his notable acting credits include Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, War for the Planet of the Apes, and Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker.
The Lord of the Rings star also gave his voice to the character, Baloo in the film, Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle. Also, in the movie Black Panther, he portrayed Ulysses with Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, and Angela Whitaker.
Furthermore, Black Panther actor’s 2020 onwards post-production films include SAS: Red Notice, A Christmas Carol, The Batman, Squadron 42, and Mouse Guard.
Supports ‘White Knot for Equality’ Organization
War for the Planet of the Apes star Serkis is rich from the heart too. He supports the non-profit organization, White Knot for Equality.
The foundation response to the passing of Proposition 8 in California and bans on the refuse of equal rights for LGBTQ community people and same-sex marriage around the world.
Moreover, Andy also donates some percent of earnings to PETA. Similarly, celebrities like Alec Baldwin, Ariana Grande, and Alexandar Burke also supports the above charities.
Andy Serkis was born Andrew Clement Serkis on April 20, 1964, Ruislip, London, England, United Kingdom. His mother, Lylie Serkis, was a teacher while his father, Clement Serkis, was a gynecologist. Though he has siblings, their identity is yet not revealed.
The versatile personality Serkis attended St Benedict’s School. Later, in 1985, he graduated from Lancaster University, studying visual arts and theatre.
Shares 3 Kids With Actress Wife
Andy Serkis married actress Lorraine Ashbourne on July 22, 2002.
The couple has three children, Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Ruby Serkis, and Sonny Serkis. As of 2020, the happy family lives in Crouch End, North London.