Mel Gibson Net Worth, Money and More
Net Worth : $600 million.
Mel Gibson is an American actor, film producer, film director and a screenwriter. The handsome actor has an estimated net worth of $600 million.
Early Life and Career
Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson, better known as Mel Gibson was born in New York. When he was just 12 years old, Mel moved to Australia with his parents. Gibson learned acting in Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art. Gibson holds both Irish and American citizenship. The actor proved his acting skills in the famous movie “Tim” which was released in 1979. Gibson played a role of a mentally challenged laborer who was involved with a much older woman. His work was highly appreciated by critics. Gibson began his career by doing Australian TV and theater. He made his mark in Hollywood with 1984 drama film ” the river”. after the success of the film, Gibson did four films in Hollywood one after the another. After working on four films one after the other Gibson took a two year break from acting and spent time in his Australian home. He returned with a legendary movie ” lethal weapon”. this film shined Gibson with the status of being a leading man. after the film’s success he played leading roles in sequel to lethal weapons entitled “lethal Weapons 2″ and ” hamlet”. By 2000 Gibson made his mark in Hollywood as a A Lister leading man and each of his films then grossed over $100 million worldwide. After 2002 he took a break from acting for eight years and returned to acting with an appearance in “Edge of Darkness”. Soon Gibson started producing and directing movies and kept distance from acting. With his partner Bruce Davey Gibson formed a production firm called “Icon Productions”. Over the years Gibson has produced several small budget films and number of TV series. George Miller and Richard Donner taught Gibson film making and influenced him to become a producer. His for film as a director was 1933 release ” The man without a face” and three years later he directed ” Brave heart”. His exceptionally skilled directorial venture “Brave heart” earned him the Academy Award for best Director. His most controversial venture ” The passion of the Christ” was a big success with all time business of $370,782,930 in United States alone. Gibson directed, co wrote and co produced the movie. Gibson is currently all set to return on screen as the main villain in The Expendables 3 opposite Sylvester Stallone in the lead role.
Gibson got married to his girlfriend Robyn Moore in June 1980. Gibson had first met Robyn at a house in Adelaide when Gibson was working in a Australian theater. Soon after dating for several months both got married in 1980 in a Catholic church in New south Wales. the couple has one daughter and six sons together. In 2006, six years after the marriage, The couple seek for divorce siting irreconcilable differences. Much information is not available about the divorce as the couple in a joint statement declared that they would like the matter to be private. Gibson filed for Divorce in 2009. The divorce was finalized in 2011 and Gibson was asked to pay a hefty price of over $400 million as the settlement amount. This settlement with his ex- wife Robyn Gibson is said to be the highest in the history of Hollywood.
Mel Gibson earns his tremendously high wealth from acting, and major part of the wealth comes from producing films and TV series and Direction. He has an estimated net worth of over $600 million. The actor owns several mansions in porch places like Costa Rica, Malibu, California etc. Gibson is also a car fan and his garage is filled with several expensive and luxurious cars.
Gibson bought his Malibu Mansion in 2008 for a heavy price of $12 million. The home has a very beautiful view of ocean. the home is spread in the area of over 9000 square feet. The home boast six bedrooms and 10 bathrooms a separate gym a library his office, an indoor elevator and a outdoor lagoon pool.
Hancienda Dorada is Mel’s cattle ranch located at Nicoya Costa Rica. The 163 hector property is located in the middle of natural forest and lovely beaches. The property is worth $26 million.
Gibson purchased a ranch on Santa Monica Mountains in 2008 close to a catholic church that he had build. The Ranch is worth $7 million.
Gibson bought Sierra Creek road home in 2004 but never lived in the house probably because a 47 year old worker had committed suicide in the compound of the house. The property is in spread of 3.5 hector space and is worth over $15 million.
Gibson recently sold his Lavender Hill Farm mansion for $9.3 million. the home is spread in the area of 2.56 acres and boasts six bedrooms and five bathrooms.
Apart from owning these huge mansions Gibson owns a 5400 acre private island which he purchased in 2005 from a Japanese company. The island is said to be one of the largest private island in the Pacific. the Island is worth $15 million
Gibson also owns a Gulf stream-5 private jet. The aircraft is the safest long range business aircraft in the World. The jet is worth over $200,0000. Apart from his jet, Gibson owns a Lexus Ls600, Daimler Chrysler smart car, Maserati quattroprote, Mercedes CLS 500, which has combined worth of over $500,000.
Quote : “It’s all happening too fast. I’ve got to put the brakes on or I’ll smack into something.”