Joel Edgerton Biography

Updated On Mar 03, 2018 Published On Mar 03, 2018
Facts of Joel Edgerton
Date of Birth: 1974 , June-23
Birth Nation: Australia
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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Joel Edgerton stepped into the field of acting in the mid 90’s where he made his debut in Race the Sun and appeared in a number of TV shows.

Later, he produced and acted in many movies. His first big break came in the form of Star Wars Episode II – Attack of the Clones, where he played the character of Owen Tars.

During 2007, he appeared in the movies Whisper and The Square. He joined the Sydney Theater Company and performed in dramas including  A Streetcar Named Desire. He also worked in the MMA movie Warrior.

After that, he worked with director Kathryn Bigelow, who was previously married to the Titanic director James Cameron, appearing in her films The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty.

Joel Edgerton has acted in The Secret Life of Us, probably one of the most memorable TV series ever. This TV series involved many popular names in the industry, including Claudia Karvan, Anna Torv, and Samuel Johnson. he has also appeared in a number of TV series like The Gift, as Gordo; The Great Gatsby, as Tom Buchanan;  Black Mass, as John Connolly; and Warrior, as Brendan Conlon.

Joel is a married man. He tied the wedding knot with his girlfriend Alexis Lexi Blake. She lives in Denpasar, Indonesia.  

Edgerton has won many awards till date. He received an AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama for his performance in the series The Secret Life of Us. Joel also achieved a Melbourne Underground Film Festival award for best actor for the movie Acolytes. He has also won an AACTA award for hsi performance in Animal Kingdom.

Joel Edgerton's current net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. The year 2014 saw Joel earn $352,941, while in 2013 his annual income was $306,905. Similarly, in 2012, Joel’s earnings amounted to $235,294. However, Joel has not proved lucky when it comes to advertisements and endorsements. His total income from endorsements and sponsorships comes to $78,431. 

Joel reportedly owns a Mercedes car with the price tag of around $100000.

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Born in Australia

June 23 , 1974

Joel Edgerton was born in Black Town, New South Wales, Australia. He is the son of mother Marianne Edgerton and father Michael Edgerton. He studied at Hills Grammar School from where he graduated and after that, he went to the University of Western Sydney to attend the Nepean Drama School.

Began working in Star Wars Episodes


Joel has produced and acted in many movies till now. However, his big break came when he appeared in Star Wars Episode 3-Attack of the Clones playing the character of Owen Tars.

Appeared in movie Whisper and The Square


Joel appeared in the film Whisper and The Square, the latter' and he joined in the Sydney Theater Company's A Streetcar Named Desire. He also works in a role in an MMA movie, Warrior.

Got the Best Actor Award


Joel Edgerton has won a number of awards for his performance. He received the AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama for The Secret Life of Us in 2010 and also received the best actor award for the movie Acolytes and an AACTA  award for Animal Kingdom.


Married to Alexis Lexi Blake


Joel is a married man. He tied the wedding knot with his girlfriend Alexis Lexi Blake. She lives in Denpasar. The couple is living happily together.

Total Net worth


As of 2018, Joel Edgerton has a total net worth of around $3 million from his appearance in TV series and movies. He also owns a black Mercedez worth around $100,000.