Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson, a.k.a. Mel Gibson is an American actor and filmmaker and he is one of the celebrities with the highest net worth. He has an estimated net worth of staggering $425 million which makes him neck-to-neck with stars like Beyonce, Peter Jackson, LeBron James and many others.
Born on 3rd Jan 1956, the 62-year-old is best known for his roles in films like The Passion of the Christ, Apocalypto, The Beaver and many other alongside actors like Jodie Foster, Jennifer Lawrence, Jim Caviezel, Monica Bellucci, etc.
Here we are going to share some information related to his net worth, salary, lavish lifestyle, and properties.
Mel Gibson Net Worth and Salary
As of 2018, Mel Gibson's net worth is estimated to be around $425 million. Thanks to his massive net worth, he has landed in the 21st place on the list of 25 Richest Celebs With The Highest Net Worth.
He is a man known to make millions of dollars on an annual basis and netting in other millions of dollars through his roles in films. Here we have listed down his million dollars earnings from some of the movies he has appeared in.
|2002||We Were Soldiers||$25 million|
|2000||Chicken Run||$1.6 million|
|2000||The Patriot||$25 million|
|1998||Lethal Weapon 4||$25 million|
|1997||Conspiracy Theory||$20 million|
Likewise, according to the Richest, the actor's total earning of the year 2005 was $190 million followed by $220 million in 2004, $45 million in 2002, $32 million in 2001 and $50 million in 2000 respectively.
However, it has not been the same for the actor, as after he made his debut as an actor in 1976, for the few following years, he only earned thousands of dollars for his acting roles. For his roles in Mad Max and Gallipoli, he made $15,000 and $35,000 respectively. Likewise, he also earned $1,000 weekly for his role in Attack Force Z.
However, as Mad Max became a massive hit, he marked his breakthrough, and for the sequel to the film, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, he received his first six zero paycheques of $1.2 million in 1985.
Watch him in the trailer for Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.
All thanks to his devotion towards his work, he is now worth $425 million and is capable of living the luxurious life he currently lives.
So, let's talk about his lavish lifestyle and properties.
Mel Gibson Lavish Lifestyle and Properties: Cars and Houses
With such a massive net worth, there are no doubts that the actor is living the life of a king. He is notoriously known to buy and sell houses regularly.
In 2017, he put his Malibu mansion up on the market for a price tag of $17.5 million. He purchased 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths mansion in 2008 for $11.5 million.
Through the years, he has sold and bought numerous houses and some of the estates he owns currently includes in Kiewa Valley and Fiji which have a price tag of $6 million and $15 million respectively.
Now, talking about his cars, he owns a Mercedes CLS 500. He purchased the car in 2013 for $210,800.
Time and now, he also loves to show the world his humble side, and he loves to cruise around the city in his smart car which has a price tag of just $12,000.
Being such a big name and also one of the wealthiest celebrities, we are almost sure that he owns numerous other states and cars which he has not revealed to the world yet.