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Peter Dinklage Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Peter Dinklage worth? $15 million

How did Peter Dinklage earn his money and wealth?

Peter Dinklage (American film, television and theater actor) has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Dinklage has had a wonderful career both on-stage and in films as well. After graduating from college in Vermont, he studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London and the Welsh School of Music and Drama in Wales. He worked in several productions off-Broadway and wrote his own play entitled Frog. He made his film debut in Tom DiCillo’s “Living in Oblivion” (independent comedy-1995) as the dwarf in the dream sequence. He then appeared in Safe Men, Bullet, Never Again, and Just a Kiss before returning to independent comedies. Since his breakout role in the film “The Station Agent”, he has acted in Elf, Nip/Tuck and Chronicles of Narnia, he has gained a place as a well-paid actor and rightly so, as he is incredibly talented at his craft.

He is one of the lead actors on HBO’s hit TV show, Game of Thrones, playing the part of Tyrion Lannister. Peter Dinklage is of German and Irish descent, he was born with achondroplasia, causing dwarfism. He married Erica Schmidt, a theatre director, in 2005, with whom he has a daughter as well. Dinklage provided his voice in an animated movie “Ice Age: Continental Drift, as captain Gutt in 2012”. He starred in the 2014 “Knights of Badassdom” (comedy horror) and also appeared in “X-Men: Days of Future Past, as Bolivar Trask”. In the Destiny (video game), he voiced Ghost, however afterward in August 2015, he was replaced by Nolan North.

Dinklage and Sacha Gervasi (director and writer) spent several years writing and producing a movie based on actor Herve Villechaize’s final days, who after the interviewing with Gervasi committed suicide in 1993. Dinklage will take the lead role of in “My Dinner” with Herve and will also be starring in Adam Shankman’s direction of “O Lucky Day”. In 2015, he starred as Eddie Plant. In 2016, he lent his voice as The Mighty Eagle in “The Angry Birds Movie”.

Dinklage won a Golden Globe Award for his performance in “Game of Thrones”. Peter Dinklage has also won two Primetime Emmy Awards: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for the same role. Dinklage has been nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor each year from 2013 till 2016. He has also been nominated for Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor three times, in 2012, 2016 and 2017.

Till 2018, Dinklage has won eleven awards from 58 nominations. He has been nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards and 14 Screen Actor Guild Awards, winning two Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award.

What are the highest grossing movies of Peter Dinklage?

  1. X-Men: Days of Future Past: $233,921,534
  2. Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri :  $43,786,986
  3. The Station Agent : $5,739,376
  4. Living in Oblivion : $1,148,752
  5. Lassie : $652,163

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