Edward Furlong is an American actor and musician who captured the imagination of the world in his debut role as John Connor in James Cameron’s 1991 sci-fi action movie, Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
Despite peaking in his debut, Furlong went on to have a long career that has endured to this day.
However, his litany of drug problems and legal issues has slowly chipped away at what could have been a
In this article, we look at the career highs and lows of Edward Furlong and his net worth.
What is Edward Furlong Worth in 2020?
As reported by multiple sources including celebritynetworth.com, Edward Furlong has a net worth of $100,000.
The once-prominent actor who seemed to have a celebrated career ahead of him fell prey to his vices and nowadays, lives cheque-by-cheque.
His very first role was most successful. He debuted at 14 as John Connor in visionary filmmaker James Cameron’s sci-fi action epic, Terminator 2: Judgment Day. The movie starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Robert Patrick.
Considered an achievement in visual effects, T2 was the highest-grossing movie of 1991 with over 520 million in revenue and was the recipient of four Academy Awards.
Despite peaking early on in his career, Furlong went on to become more than a one-hit-wonder with roles in movies like Before and After, Little Odessa, American Heart, and Pet Sematary Two.
He also starred alongside Edward Norton and Kelly McGillis in the 1998 drama movie, American History X.
However, his star power declined considerably at the turn of the millennium and he was seen in several low-budget indie movies like Jimmy & Judy, The Knights of the Quest, The Crow: Wicked Prayer, and Night of the Demons.
Furlong has also tried his hand at music and released an album, titled Hold on Tight, in October 1992.
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How Old is Edward Furlong? Age, Height, Parents
Edward Furlong was born Edward Walter Furlong on August 2, 1977, in Glendale, California. Raised by a single mother, Eleanor Tafoya, Furlong grew up never knowing his father.
His maternal aunt, Nancy Tafoya, and half-uncle, Sean Furlong, gained temporary custody of him as his career was taking off and they became his managers.
Is Edward Furlong Married? Does He Have Children?
As of this writing, Edward Furlong is divorced from his wife of eight years, Rachael Bella. Bella is an actress of such movies as American Gun, Jimmy and Judy, and High Hopes.
They have a child together: a son by the name of Ethan Page Furlong, born on September 21, 2006.
Bella filed for divorce from Furlong on July 8, 2009, citing “irreconcilable differences”, but their divorce would only be finalized on June 30, 2014.
When Furlong was 15, he was in a relationship with his 28-year-old tutor, Jacqueline Domac. Technically a minor, Furlong’s manager and half-uncle, Sean Furlong filed a lawsuit against Domac for statutory rape, but without a resolution.
Substance Abuse and Legal Problems
Edward Furlong has a long history of substance abuse issues. In his 20’s, he was addicted to cocaine and heroin.
His addiction is what is believed to have ended his marriage with Rachael Bella. Bella filed a restraining order against Furlong in September 2009, alleging that he struck her in a drug-induced haze.
Her court documents filed during their divorce proceedings also suggested that their son tested positive for cocaine.
Furlong has been taken to court on multiple counts of assault and battery by his ex-girlfriend, Monica Keena.