David Tennant is perhaps best-known for his role as the tenth Doctor Who lead, The Doctor. He started his career in the late 1980s and has since made waves in the industry for his numerous popular roles.

He has also worked in some shows like Giacomo Casanova, Broadchurch, Jessica Jones and also in films like Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. In addition to this, he has also worked for a lot of years in theatre.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of David Tennant?

David Tennant has a net worth of around $7 million as of May 2020. He made this primarily from a career as an actor in show business.

Tennant is worth $7 million in 2020
Tennant is worth $7 million in 2020
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He first debuted on the big screen in 1993 with the short film Spaces. After this, he made a lot of performances that landed him many accolades.

Salary And Earnings

Various online sources claim that David Tennant earns around $1.14 Million per year. Similarly, he was also paid $1,390,000 for his role as the tenth iteration of ‘The Doctor’.

Additionally, he has also worked in various box office hits, in fact, many of his movies have raked in millions over the years. The table below is a list of the box office earnings over the years.

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Collections Movie
$522,236,223    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)
$47,017,620       Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
$4,434,723         Bad Samaritan (2018)
$289,838,913    Ferdinand (2017)
$3,753,965         What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)
$8,660,022         Postman Pat: The Movie (2014)
$136,143,605    The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
$78,905              The Decoy Bride (2012)
$40,520,649       Fright Night (2011)
$897,099,794    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
$2,682,600         Bright Young Things (2004)
$469,974            The Last September (2000)

He Has A House In London

The actor owns a home in London that he bought for £2.6 million ($3,234,920). He also submitted plans for attaching a swimming pool in their house that he lives with his family.

David Tennant House In Chiswick, London


David Tennant House In Chiswick, London
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The plans were given permission for building the swimming pool. He reportedly spent around £150,000, ($186,554) for the new renovation which also includes a one-story extension to his house.

Career Insight

Starting out in 1993 he played a minor role in Spaces. After a short break, he returned to the silver screen with a performance on Jude in 1996. Then his next feature film was L.A. Without a Map in 1998. This was followed this up with The Last September.

From 2000 to 2002 he worked in films and short films that flew under the radar including Sweetnight Goodheart, Being Considered, Nine 1/2 Minutes, etc.

He worked on Bright Young Things in 2003. The actor also worked on 2 other short films Traffic Warden and Old Street. His first major film breakthrough came in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

He voiced the character of Hamish (voice) in Free Jimmy in 2006. The star then played the role of Alan Hamilton in 2007’s Recovery.

In 2009, Glorious 39 and St Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold featured him in small roles. The star also voiced Spitelout in How to Train Your Dragon. Some of his popular films are What We Did on Our Holiday, Mad to Be Normal, Mary Queen of Scots, etc.

Short Biography

David Tennant was born David John McDonald on 18 April 1971, in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland to Sandy McDonald and Essdale Helen McDonald. He went to Paisley Grammar School and enrolled at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Georgia Moffett and David Tennant are a married couple


Georgia Moffett and David Tennant are a married couple
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He is married to Georgia Moffett as of May 2020, they tied the knot on 30 December 2011.

The actor is secretive about his relationships and has said,

“relationships are hard enough with the people you’re having them with, let alone talking about them in public”