Heath Ledger Net Worth

Net Worth: $16 Million

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  • Source of Wealth Actor
  • Nationality Australia

About Heath Ledger

Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian television and film actor, he had an estimated net worth of $16 million at the time of his death. Already an established actor in his native Australia, Heath Ledger first came to the attention of American audiences in 1999 with his winning turn in the teen comedy 10 Things I Hate About You, playing the rebellious Patrick Verona in the update of The Taming of the Shrew. Born in Perth, Western Australia on April 4, 1979, Ledger first became interested in acting while attending the all-boys Guilford Grammar School. He began his career performing onstage with the Guildford Theatre Company and was soon appearing in substantial roles on Australian television shows. He is most famous for his critically acclaimed roles in Brokeback Mountain and The Dark Knight. For Brokeback Mountain, he received a range of film critic awards and nominations. He also won a MTV Movie Award for “Best Kiss” with co-star Jake Gyllenhall. For his role as the Joker in The Dark Knight, starring opposite Christian Bale as Batman, he won both an Oscar and a Golden Globe for “Best Supporting Actor”. Ledger died on January 22, 2008, from an accidental toxic combination of prescription drugs.

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