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Stuart Townsend Net Worth

Stuart Townsend Net Worth is
$5 Million

Stuart Townsend Biography

Stuart Peter Townsend was born on the 15th December 1972, in Howth, County Dublin, Ireland, and is an actor and director, best known to the world for his roles in such films as “Queen of the Damned” (2002) as Lestat, “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” (2003) as Dorian Gray, and as Buddy Endrow in “Chaos Theory” (2008), among other differing roles.

Have you ever wondered how rich Stuart Townsend is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Townsend’s net worth is as high as $5 million, earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry. In addition to acting he has also done some work as a director, including on the film “Battle in Seattle” (2007), which he also wrote, and which also increased his net worth.

Stuart Townsend Net Worth $5 Million

Stuart is the son of Lorna Hogan, who was a model, and Englishman Peter Townsend, who played golf back in his days. He went to the Gaiety School of Acting, and while there he had his first role, appearing on stage in “Tear Up The Black Sail”, by Colin Teevan, performed as a school play. The following year his debut was made professional, in “True Lines”, directed by John Crowley; the first performance was held at Kilkenny, but then moved to the Dublin Theatre Festival, and later to the Bush theatre in London.

After finishing school he ventured into professional acting, and landed roles in short films such as “Godsuit” (1993), and “Summertime” (1995). In 1996 he appeared in his first full length film, entitled “Trojan Eddie” in the role of Dermont. The following year he landed the lead role in the film “Shooting Fish”, next to Dan Futterman and Kate Beckinsale. He then continued with roles in such films as “Under the Skin” (1997), “Simon Magus” (1999) next to Noah Taylor and Sean McGinley, and “Resurrection Man” (1998), all of which added to his net worth.

His career was just about to reach a higher level as he was cast as lead in the romantic comedy “About Adam” (2000), and horror film “Queen of the Damned” (2002) as Lestat, based on Anne Rice’s novel. In 2003 he portrayed Dorian Gray in the fantasy film “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen”, next to Sean Connery and Peta Wilson, and the following year he had the lead role in the romantic drama “Head in the Clouds”, next to Charlize Theron. His next big role was in the film “Chaos Theory” with Ryan Reynolds and Emily Mortimer, and then in 2013 was selected for the role of Jack McAllister in the TV series “Betrayal” (2013-2014). Most recently, he featured in seven episodes of the TV series “Salem” (2015), as Dr. Samuel Wainwright, which also increased his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Stuart was in a relationship with actress Charlize Theron from 2001 until 2010; although not married, the two often stated that they consider themselves married to each other, without a certificate to prove that. They had one child, before they split. According to unconfirmed recent reports, Stuart lives in Costa Rica with a woman whose name is not known to the media, and that the two are expecting a child.

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Quick Facts

Full NameStuart Townsend
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 15, 1972
Place Of BirthHowth, Republic of Ireland
Height5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
ProfessionActor
EducationGaiety School of Acting
NationalityIrish
ParentsLorna Townsend, Peter Townsend
SiblingsDylan Townsend, Chloe Townsend, Hugo Townsend, Ella Townsend
PartnerCharlize Theron
NicknamesStuart Peter Townsend
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/stu_townsend
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/stuarttownsend/
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart_Townsend
MoviesQueen of the Damned, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Head in the Clouds, About Adam, Battle in Seattle, Trapped, The Best Man, Shooting Fish, Chaos Theory, Resurrection Man, Trojan Eddie, Mauvaise passe, Simon Magus, A Stranger in Paradise, Shade, The Venice Project, Wonderland, Maggie Hill, Under the Skin, 23 Degrees, 5 Minutes, Summertime
TV ShowsBetrayal, XIII: The Series, Night Stalker


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Split with Charlize Theron in January 2010 after 9 years together.
2Has made three movies with his fiancée Charlize Theron: Trapped (2002), Head in the Clouds (2004) and Æon Flux (2005). He had an uncredited non-speaking opening scene with her in Æon Flux (2005). They met on the set of Trapped (2002).
3Irish citizen.
4He has a younger half-sister called Ella (b. 2005)
5Charlize Theron thanked him in her Oscar acceptance speech (2004).
6He has a younger half-brother called Hugo (b. 2000)
7Before fame, Stuart and his friends formed a theatre group in Dublin, Ireland where they re-enacted scenes from the kids' show Le manège enchanté (1964) (The Magic Roundabout). Stuart played Ermintrude the Cow.
8Due to his parents' professions, Stuart had to wait 13 years for the birth of his younger brother Dylan, and 15 years for the birth of little sister Chloe Townsend.
9Son of Peter and Lorna Townsend
10Was originally cast as "Aragorn" in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), but was replaced by Viggo Mortensen after four days of shooting because they realized he was too young for the role.
11Studied drama at the Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin, Ireland.


Quotes

#Quote
1Acting is great. You spend your whole life trying to get it right.
2As Oscar Wilde said, golf is a waste of a good walk (On his father's profession).
3You have no idea how much fun it is playing Ermentrude the Cow.
4A lot of people ask me if it's intimidating because Tom Cruise was the star of the original and that kind of thing, but for me, it was just such a different story, it was rock and roll (About Queen of the Damned (2002)).


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Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Gold Remi AwardWorldFest HoustonBest ActorXIII: The Series (2011)
1998Best ActorFantafestivalResurrection Man (1998)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Script for FilmBattle in Seattle (2007)
2003Audience AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Actor in a Film


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Salem2015TV SeriesDr. Samuel Wainwright
Elementary2015TV SeriesDel Gruner
Betrayal2013-2014TV SeriesJack McAllister
A Stranger in Paradise2013Paul
XIII: The Series2011-2012TV SeriesXIII / Tesla
Queen of the Damned: Creating the Vampires2012/IVideo short
Queen of the Damned: Creating the Vampires2012/IIVideo short
Queen of the Damned: The Music of Lestat2012/IIVideo short
Queen of the Damned: The Music of Lestat2012/IVideo short
Robot Chicken2005-2011TV SeriesRon Weasley Chamberpot Moncho ...
23 Degrees, 5 Minutes2011ShortBabbage
Maggie Hill2009TV MovieTerrence James
Chaos Theory2008Buddy Endrow
Night Stalker2005-2006TV SeriesCarl Kolchak
Æon Flux2005Monican (uncredited)
The Best Man2005Olly Pickering
Will & Grace2005TV SeriesEdward - Pastry Chef
Head in the Clouds2004Guy Malyon
Shade2003Vernon
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen2003Dorian Gray
Trapped2002/IWill
Queen of the Damned2002Lestat
About Adam2000Adam
Mauvaise passe1999Tom
The Venice Project1999Lark / Gippo the Fool
Wonderland1999Tim
Simon Magus1999Dovid Bendel
Resurrection Man1998Victor Kelly
Under the Skin1997Tom
Shooting Fish1997Jez
Trojan Eddie1996Dermot
Summertime1995ShortAndrew
Godsuit1993ShortJohn Slattery

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Battle in Seattle2007

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Battle in Seattle2007written by

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Marshmallow2012Short additional photography

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Special Delivery2012/IVShort composer: theme music

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Battle in Seattle2007producer

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Trojan Eddie1996performer: "O The Brickley Bush"

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Chew2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The View2005-2013TV SeriesHimself
Revealed2013TV SeriesHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2011TV Series documentaryHimself
The Hour2011TV SeriesHimself
Australians Hit Hollywood2009DocumentaryHimself
Exclusiv - Das Star-Magazin2008TV Series
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHimself
Secret's Out2008TV SeriesHimself
The Early Show2008TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
Save Tara Valley2008Documentary shortHimself
Bloodsucking Cinema2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Corazón de...2005TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2004TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2004TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2004TV SeriesHimself
The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Assembling the League2003Video documentaryHimself - 'Dorian Gray'
Irish Film and Television Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter
Trapped: From Within2002Video documentary shortHimself / 'Dr. Will Jennings'
Road to Sundance2000DocumentaryHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
E! True Hollywood Story2008TV Series documentaryHimself
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