Orlando Bloom’s net worth is currently estimated at $40 million and this is so much more than he was worth at the time he played his breakthrough role in The Lord of the Rings film series The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) for which he earned a paycheck of just $175,000!
It wasn’t too long when Orlando Bloom was all over our faces with his noteworthy appearances in adventure hit films such as Troy (2004), The Pirates of The Caribbean series, The Hobbit and of course, the Lord of The Rings series.
With over twenty years in the industry, Bloom has gathered over fifty films, TV series and video game gigs under his belt. Within that period, he has been nominated for over thirty-two different awards; winning twenty.
As expected, all of these have translated into some fortune for the actor. In case you were wondering how much all of that could amount to, this piece bares it all as we answer the question; What is Orlando Bloom’s net worth today?
How Orlando Bloom Rose To Fame
To give you a true picture of Orlando Bloom’s net worth before and after Lord of The Rings, let’s take a few steps back into his starting days. Contrary to what many think, Bloom never got off as a film actor. Rather, he began with TV roles in episodes of Casualty and Midsomer Murders. It was only in 1997 that Bloom made his film debut in Wilde; where he starred opposite Stephen Fry. But there was more studying to do.
He quickly enrolled at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where he learned professional acting; and graduated in 1999. That same year, the English-born actor landed his first major role as Legolas in The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003). The trilogy included The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). The success of this film series solidified his place in the film industry.
Success With Pirates of The Caribbean
In 2003, Bloom was cast alongside actors Johnny Depp and Keira Knightley in the widely received film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. The film would win him four awards including the Teen Choice Awards for; Breakthrough Acting Male, Choice Movie Chemistry and Choice Movie Liplock, and MTV Movie Awards Mexico for Sexiest Hero.
The following year, Bloom starred in the epic adventure war film Troy opposite Brad Pitt and Eric Bana. In 2005, he starred as Balian de Ibelin in the medieval adventure drama, Kingdom of Heaven and Drew Baylor in Elizabethtown. Both movies were a success and received critical acclaims. In 2006, Bloom again appeared in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest – a sequel to The Curse of the Black Pearl.
In 2007, he reprised his Will Turner role, in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. Now a familiar face in the adventure scene, Bloom egged on to try his hands on other options. Consequently, in the summer of 2007, he appeared in In Celebration. That year, Bloom made his first TV commercial appearance for the cosmetics line, Shiseido.
A Return To Adventure
Back to adventure, Orlando Bloom again appeared in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014). 2017 also saw him appear in the fifth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series; Dead Men Tell No Tales. Two years after that, in 2019, Orlando Bloom was cast as 1st Lieutenant Benjamin D. Keating in The Outpost and also boked a part in Needle in a Timestack.
Beyond film, Orlando Bloom has voiced his Legolas and Will Turner characters in several video games about The Lord of the Rings series and Disney Magic Kingdoms. Needless to say, all of these have surely translated to huge turn over for the actor.
Orlando Bloom’s Net Worth, Years After The Lord Of The Rings
Put together, the Lord of The Rings film series made over $2.91 billion in the box office over a budget of $281 million. The Pirates of the Caribbean series made $4.56 billion in the box office over a budget of $1.274 billion in total. Kingdom of Heaven hit a $211.7 million while Elizabethtown grossed at $52 million. That gives Orlando Bloom a fair cut of over $7.73 billion.
2019 makes it sixteen years since the release of the last part in the Lord of The Rings series. Sources now put Orlando Bloom’s net worth at $40 million. Much of that has come from his film and TV roles. Although it’s not clear how much he earns yearly, it came to light that his roles in Kingdom of Heaven and Elizabethtown earned him no less than $2 million and $3 million respectively. More so, the actor has also earned from his deals with gaming companies who hire him to voice his characters in the game versions of his movies.
Orlando Bloom’s Income Source