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American Actor-Singer Corey Feldman's Life As An Actor: His Career And Net Worth

Updated On 15 Aug, 2018 Published On

Corey Scott Feldman, also known by his stage name Corey Feldman, is an American actor-singer. He became well known during the 80s for his roles in the youth-oriented movies like the Gremlins, Stand By Me, and The Goonies.

Corey has played in a couple of movies, television shows, and a few albums during his prime years which have all amounted to his current net worth. The article deals with his popular movies, his overall income, and the net worth he has collected over the years.

Corey Feldman Net Worth: $2 million

Corey is estimated to have a net worth of $2 million as of 2018, and all his money comes from the movies he has acted and his albums.

Below here, we will talk about his income and the sources of his earnings one by one.

Income

There is really nothing much to talk about the actor's income, but in 1985 while being cast for the movie The Goonies, he received a salary of $40,000 and in 2003, he received $7,200 for The Surreal Life.

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Corey stated that by the age of 15, he was worth $ 1 million, but when the judge ordered the bank records to come forth, he only had $40,000 left.

Corey Feldman Career And Popular Movies

Corey started his career in acting at the age of 13 when he appeared for a TV commercial for McDonald.

Early Career

During his youth, Corey appeared in over 100 television commercials and 50 television series, which include the Mork & Mindy, One Day at a Time, The Bad News Bears, Cheers, and Eight is Enough. He then debuted in the Disney's The Fox and The Hound, and Time After Time.

CAPTION: Corey in The Goonies
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In 1981, he appeared in a Musical comedy children's special How To Eat Like a Child which was premiered on NBC.

His highest grossing movies include Gremlins (1984), Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter(1984), The Goonies(1985) and Stand By Me (1986) in which he acted alongside Wil Wheaton and River Phoenix, who died at a young age of 23.

His most memorable movie was with Corey Haim when the duo appeared in the movie The Lost Boys where he played the role of Edgar Frog. He later reprised the role for its two others sequels Lost Boys: The Tribe(2008) and Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010).

The pairs onscreen appearance gained them quite a lot of attention and gave them the title of "The Two Coreys". The duo further went on to do a couple of other movies like License to Drive (1988) and Dream a Little Dream (1989).

Later Career

Feldman released his first solo album titled Former Child Actor in 2002. Then in the year 2003, he appeared in the first celebrity reality series The Surreal Life which premiered on The WB. He also made his cameo appearance in the film  Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star which featured actor David Spade.

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In 2004, he made another cameo appearance for an independent comedy film Space Daze. He then went on to debut in stage shows like Fatal Attraction, and My Date with Drew.

Feldman again collaborated with Corey Haim, who was rumored to be sexually abused, to appear in a show The Two Coreys, which premiered on A&E Network on July 29, 2007. Feldman released his new film titled Terror Inside in 2007 after his A&E show. 

CAPTION: Corey dressed as Michael Jackson
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His other TV shows include Dancing on Ice, Border Security: Canada's Front Line, Psych, Celebrity Wife Swap. He also hosted a show named Corey's Angels Talk Live in 2014.

Achievement

He was recently awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in April 2018, at the Young Entertainer Awards.