How much is Chris Pratt worth? $40 million
How did Chris Pratt earn his money and wealth?
Born as Christopher Michael Pratt on the 21st of June in 1979 as the the youngest child of Kathleen Louise and Daniel Clifton Pratt in Virginia, Minnesota, Pratt grew up in Lake Stevens, Washington. After graduating from Lake Stevens High School in 1997, Pratt enrolled in a community college from where he dropped out halfway through the first semester. His first career experience was as a discount ticket salesman and daytime stripper. He spent few years of his life homeless, sheltering in a van or tent in Hawaii. At the age of 19, Pratt began waiting tables at the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company restaurant in Maui. There he was spotted by actress and director Rae Dawn Chong who went on to cast him in her directorial debut Cursed Part 3 that was a short horror film.
He then went on to acting as Harold Brighton “Bright” Abbott on the series Everwood that aired on The WB network. Following that he was cast as activist Winchester “Ché” Cook in the fourth season of The O.C. In 2008, Pratt made an appearance in the action film Wanted. A prominent role in Pratt’s career was as Andy Dwyer on the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation. But the role that could be called the big break in Pratt’s acting career was as Peter Quill or Star-Lord in the superhero film Guardians of the Galaxy that hit the big screens in 2014. The film was produced by Marvel Studios, directed by James Gunn and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It released on the 1st of August in 2014 in the United States in the 3D and IMAX 3D formats and soon conquered the critics and audience alike grossing at $773.3 million worldwide and thus becoming the highest-grossing superhero film of 2014 and the third highest-grossing film of 2014.
In the same year Chris Pratt also starred in The Lego Movie as Emmet Brickowski. This animated adventure comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller turned out to be a massive commercial success and grossed at a whopping $470 million. With two highest grossing movies in the same year, Pratt became the star to look out for and even bagged the CinemaCon Award for Breakthrough Performer. The same year he was named at #2 spot People magazine’s annual list of Sexiest Men Alive.
In 2015, he was cast in the film Jurassic World as Owen Grady. The movie grossed at $1.670 billion worldwide and is listed among the highest grossing movies of all time.