Orlando Bloom Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Orlando Bloom|
|Real Name:||Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom|
|Birth Date:||13 January 1977|
|Birth Place:||Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom|
|Years active:||1997 Till Date|
|Net Worth:||$45 Million|
The name is definitely not strange to fantasy movie fans as many will surely remember Orlando Bloom as the British actor who delivered top-notch performances with his roles in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ film series. Though he started on his journey as an actor by taking up small roles in films, he soon became a prominent figure in the industry once he played the role of ‘Legolas’ in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ film and all of its sequels. He has been seen in popular films like ‘Troy’, ‘New York I Love You’, and several others which have earned him much praise, a well deserved reputation, and even many more roles in several successful movies and television series. Apart from feature films, Bloom also has Broadway and Theater performances to his credits. His astounding performances on screen has not only brought forth praises but also several award nominations and winnings which we have highlighted in this publication, as well as Orlando Bloom net worth, biography, personal life and career accomplishments.
Orlando Bloom’s Early Life
Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom is the son of Colin Stone and Sonia who operated a foreign language school. Bloom, who was born in Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom, on 13 January 1977, believed that his father was the Jewish South African-born novelist Harry Saul Bloom, until his mother made things clear to him when he was 13. His sister’s name is Samantha Bloom.
He was bred in the Church of England, and schooled at ‘St Peter’s Methodist Primary School’ and subsequently transferred to ‘King’s School’. He was transferred again to ‘St Edmund’s School’ in Canterbury. It was discovered that he was dyslexic during his childhood. His mother encouraged him to pursue drama when she thought he had potentials. He moved to London in 1993 to take a short course in sculpture, drama and photography at ‘Fine Arts College’, and also enrolled into the ‘National Youth Theater’. Along the line of his ambitious studies, he earned a scholarship to undergo training at the ‘British American Drama Academy.’ He also acquired professional acting project before going to study acting at the ‘Guildhall School of Music & Drama’ in London, from where he graduated in 1999.
Orlando Bloom’s Career
In 1997, Orlando started his career with a role in the film ‘Wilde’. He acted as the elf prince Legolas in the fantasy movie ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and it got him massive fame and brought his career more exposure. He was also seen in the film ‘Black Hawk Down’ at the same time, and he made his trademark appearance in all the series of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ franchise. The huge fame he had acquired at this time was enough to get him listed by ‘People’ as the hottest Hollywood bachelor in 2004, mainly due to his good looks. He played some more roles in a number of films and series before securing his next big hit by working alongside American actor Johnny Depp in the blockbuster movie ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl’ in 2003. The success of this movie meant he had to reprise his role in the sequels that were released in 2006, 2007, and 2011. After the success of this project, he was next seen on ‘Troy’ with Brad Pitt. This movie was also a highly commercially successful project that added more fame and reputation to the blooming career of the actor. He has worked in many movies and documentaries that were big hits, and continues to secure many more projects up till this day. Below, we have listed some of Bloom’s movies that are considered his major works over the years.
Orlando Bloom’s Movies
- The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
- The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
- The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
- The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)
- Black Hawk Down (2001)
- The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)
Awards & Achievements
Bloom has received numerous awards and accolades during his lifetime, including ‘MTV movie awards’ ‘National Movie Awards,’ ‘Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards’, ‘BAFTA Britannia humanitarian award’, and ‘Screen Actors Guild Awards’. Apart from his acting career, Bloom is involved in several humanitarian causes. He was named goodwill ambassador of UNICEF in 2009.
Personal Life & Family
According to details available on record, Bloom was in a relationship with American actress Kate Bosworth from 2003 to 2006, before switching to Australian model Miranda Kerr in 2007. They got married in 2010, had a son the following year, and divorced in 2013.
In 2016, the film star started a relationship with American singer Katy Perry, which made headlines for weeks. A year later they broke up but reunited in 2018. They’re engaged right now, and as of August 2020, the actor and his fiancée are expecting their first child together.
Bloom is currently 43 years old as of this writing. He is 183cm tall and weighs 77kg.
Orlando Bloom Net Worth
Bloom is one of the well-known actors in the world. Much of his success can be credited to his performances in the hit movies ‘Troy’, and the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ film series. For his salary and earnings, it has been said that he earns an income of $4.1 million annually from acting alone; not mentioning how much he gets paid as a film producer. He also earns nearly $1 million pyearly for adverts and endorsements. Between 2012 to 2013, he registered earnings of $2.7 million, and recorded $5.8 million total between 2016 to 2017.
He seems to spend as much as he earns too. When he engaged Katy Perry on February 14, 2019, he gave her an engagement ring worth $5 million. He bought his Beverly Hills house in 2017 for $7 million, and surrounds this mansion with a collection of exotic cars.
Orlando Bloom net worth is $45 million as of 2020. His performances in many top films have established him as a well-known, highly-sought-after, successful actor.