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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Net Worth

January 21, 2019
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How much is Joseph Gordon-Levitt worth? $35 Million

How did Joseph Gordon-Levitt earn his money and wealth?

Born on 17 February 1981 in Los Angeles, California to Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt was raised in a Jewish family and had an elder brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away unfortunately in the year 2010. This American actor is also a filmmaker, singer, and entrepreneur. At the age of 4, Joseph Gordon-Levitt joined a musical group and played the Scarecrow in a production of ‘The Wizard of Oz’. Later, he started appearing on television and in commercials such as Cocoa Puffs, Pop-Tarts, and few others.

In the year 1991, Joseph Gordon-Levitt played the character of David Collins and Daniel Collins in the ‘Dark Shadows’ television series. The same year, he also appeared in the film ‘A River Runs Through it’. During the years 1992-1993, he also starred in the sitcom ‘The Powers That Be’ where he played the role of Pierce Van Home. Besides this, he played the role of Gregory Kingsley in ‘Switching Parents’ in the year 1992. In the year 1994, he featured in the Disney movie ‘Angles in the Outfield’ and played the role of an orphan who can see angels.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt began playing the role of Tommy Solomon on the television sitcom ‘3rd Rock from the Sun’. In the 1990s, Joseph Gordon-Levitt also featured in several teenage magazines. He also worked in the sitcom ‘That ‘70s Show’. He took a decision to work in good movies which includes Maniac (2001), Latter Days (2003), Mysterious Skin (2004), Brick (2005). His other role was in the film The Lookout (2007) which gained a lot of positive reviews. Joseph Gordon-Levitt played the lead role in ‘500 Days of Summer’ (2009) opposite his friend Zooey Deschanel. He also received a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for the film.

He later played the role of a villain in ‘G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.’ In the year 2009, Joseph Gordon-Levitt hosted the show ‘Saturday Night Live’. He starred in the science fiction thriller ‘Inception’ in the year 2010 alongside Leonardo DiCaprio. The movie received a lot of favorable reviews. In the year 2015, Joseph Gordon-Levitt featured in the biographical drama ‘The Walk’. On September 2016 his movie ‘Snowden’ was released in North America which co-starred Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Shailene Woodley and Nicolas Cage.

As a director, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s first film was the 24 minute-long ‘Sparks’ that starred Carla Gugino and Eric Stoltz. In the year 2010, Joseph Gordon-Levitt directed another short film ‘Morgan and Destiny’s Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo.’ He is also one of the producers of “Slava’s Snowshow”, the Broadway Show.

What are the highest grossing movies of Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

1-The Dark Knight Rises (2012): $448,139,099

2-Inception (2010): $292,576,195

3-Lincoln (2012): $182,207,973

4-G.I.Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009): $150,201,498

5-Looper (2012): $66,486,205

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