Crowe joined Vaucluse Public School and later went on to Sydney Boys High School. At the age of 14, he returned back to New Zealand together with his family members and attended Auckland Grammar School. After that, he enrolled at Mount Roskill Grammar School and drop out from his school to pursue his acting career.
Crowe started his career at his early age by playing a supporting role in television series. After that, he began performing as a musician and released numerous singles including I Just Want To Be Like Marlon Brando, Pier 13, and Shattered Glass.
After his successful start as a musician, Crowe appeared in an epic historical drama movie Gladiator, which was directed by Ridley Scott. The co-stars of this movie are Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, and Richard Harris. The movie became a huge hit and made a collection of $457.6 million at the box office against the budget of $103 million.
Crowe also appeared in an American drama movie The Insider, which was directed by Michael Mann. The others cast members of this movie are Al Pacino, Philip Baker Hall, Lindsay Crouse, and Debi Mazar. The total budget for this movie was $68 million and made a collection of $60.2 million at the box office.
Similarly, Crowe has appeared in numerous movies and three television series including Romper Stomper, Master, and Commander: The Far Side of the World, L.A. Confidential, American Gangster, Cinderella Man, Robin Hood, State of Play, Les Misérables, Man of Steel and Noah.
Crowe is a New Zealanders by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He was in an on and off relationship with his girlfriend Danielle Spencer, an Australian singer. After dating each other for a while, the couple married in Nana Glen, New South Wales.
The couple is blessed with two sons: Charles Spencer Crowe and Tennyson Spencer Crowe. He lived together with his spouse Danielle for more than nine years and divorced in October 2012. He also had a romantic relationship with Meg Ryan.
Most of Crowe's income comes from his acting and directing career. He has appeared in numerous movies and television series from which he must have collected a decent amount of salary. According to some online sources, his current net worth is estimated to be $95 million. He also has a collection of a lot of expensive cars and owns many houses. However, the details are not available.