Tobey Maguire Net Worth, Money and More

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NET WORTH: $75 MILLION

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PROFESSION: ACTOR 

Tobey is not only one of the most famour American actors, but also one of the richest actors, whose net worth is estimated to be 75 million dollars. Along with acting, he is also known to work behind the scenes of a film as a producer. Tobey has been working in the film business since 1989. Tobey, birth name, Tobias Vincent Maguire was born in Santa Monica, California to Wendy and Vincent Maguire on June 27, 1975. His mom was a screenwriter and a producer and his dad was a chef. His parents divorced when Tobey was two years old. Tobey spent a lot of his childhood moving from one place to another, living with each parent. Maguire dropped out of high school due to constant travelling and pursued a career in acting. He acquired his GED by the year 2000.

 

CAREER

Tobey Maguire in Spiderman

Tobey did his first movie in 1989, The Wizard in which he had no lines. He started doing a lot of teen roles and TV commercials. He did a string of supporting roles, often to characters portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio, who was another rising actor then. In 1997, Tobey did Ang Lee’s film called The Ice Storm. This film led him to a variety of roles in movies like The Cider House Rules, Wonder boysPleasantvilleFear and Loathing in Vegas and Woody Allen’s Deconstructing Harry. Post his role in the Michael Douglas-starrer Wonder Boys as his student, he took up the project Spiderman as the title role donning the mask of the avenger. Maguire’s incredible performance along with his moon-faced and dreamy-eyed look caught the attention of director Sam Raimi, who was searching for the right actor to take on the role of Spiderman. This Spiderman series pushed him to stardom where he got absolute recognition for his performances. He made a name for himself in Hollywood playing Peter Parker (Spider-Man) from 2002 to 2007.

Tobey in The Great Gatsby

Tobey in The Great Gatsby

He did a movie The Good German where he played a negative role opposite George Clooney and Cate Blanchett. The movie was based on the book by Joseph Konan by the same name. He starred alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Natalie Portman in the 2009 movie BrothersHe starred opposite Leonardo DiCaprio once again in Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby, 2013. Other movies that can be credited to Tobey are 25th Hour (2002), Seabiscuit (2003) and Tropic Thunder (2008).

 

PERSONAL LIFE

Tobey has had a struggle with alcohol in his late teens. He has been sober since he was nineteen, after he sought out help from Alcoholics Anonymous. He turned vegan in 2009 after being a vegetarian for seventeen years.

Tobey with his wife and kids

Tobey with his wife and kids

Maguire is married to jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer since 2007. They met on the sets of Seabiscuit in 2003 and have a daughter and son.

Tobey is also known for taking up tournament poker. He appeared on ESPN’s World Series of Poker in 2005, 2006 and 2007.

 

EARNINGS AND ASSETS

Tobey earned 4 million dollars for Spiderman in 2002. For Seabiscuit he reportedly got 12.5 million dollars. He earned an approximate $17.5 million from what could be the the most costly movie that Tobey has ever worked in, the blockbuster Spider-man 2.  Moreover, he also received 5% of the earned profits at the end for the movie. Well, the next movie of the series also earned him another $15 million apart from 7.5% back-end.

He bought a $3.5 million Beverly Hills mansion with his Spider-Man(2002) earnings.

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Maguire’s house in Hollywood Hills

The actor owns a black $95,000 Mercedes-Benz S400 car. He loves to drive it around. It uses a hybrid gasoline-electric engine and is the first mass produced vehicle to use a lithium-ion battery. 

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FUN TRIVIA

Tobey Maguire and Leonardo DiCaprio in Hollywood in 1991

Tobey Maguire and Leonardo DiCaprio in Hollywood in 1991

Tobey originally wanted to be a chef, but he turned to acting after his mother offered him $100 to take drama rather than home economics in high school.

He has four half brothers. Two on his dad’s side; Vincent Jr. and Timothy and two on his mother’s side; Jopaul Epp and Weston Epp.

He enjoys yoga and cooking.

Tobey Maguire likes to play chess.

He lost 25 pounds for his role as ‘Red Pollard’ in Seabiscuit.

He is a member of the AAs.

Tobey was once engaged to Rashida Jones.

Maguire is best friends with Leonardo DiCaprio.

 

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

Tobey with his wife at the Golden Globes

Tobey with his wife at the Golden Globes

Tobey Maguire was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture for Brothers. 

He won the Saturn Award for Spider-Man 2 under the category of Best Actor.

He was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in The Cider House Rules as well as Seabiscuit. 

In 2000, he won the Torronto Film Critics Association Awards for Best Supporting Performance, Male in Wonder Boys.

He won the Teen Choice Award for Film – Choice Lip Lock with co-star Kirsten Dunst, Spider-man, in 2002.

 

TOBEY MAGUIRE QUOTES

All the people throughout my life who were naysayers pissed me off. But they’ve all given me a fervor; an angry ambition that cannot be stopped – and I look forward to finding a therapist and working on that.

I’ve been mistaken for so many different actors, it’s just wild. I’ve gotten Jake Gyllenhaal a few times, like, ‘Loved you in Brokeback Mountain (2005)!’

 

 

 

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