To make it big in the world of acting, you should have the skills and the ability to capture audiences, even if you’re playing a fictional character. Mel Gibson has proven his worth as an actor and has become one of the most popular names in the industry today. This celebrated actor and filmmaker continues to wow fans and viewers with his unrivalled talent and charming personality.
From Humble Beginnings
Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 to parents Hutton Gibson and Anne Patricia Gibson. Mel was raised in a humble home with his siblings. His parents made just enough to get their family by on daily expenses. But when Mel was 12 years old, his father was granted $145,000 USD in a work-related injury lawsuit. Shortly after, they relocated to West Pymble, Sydney. His father decided to make the move because he felt the economy was better in Australia, and he thought that it would keep his son from having to join the draft for the Vietnam War.
Gibson’s career in film started out with very positive feedback and reviews from critics and viewers in the local industry. Gibson was very well known for his roles in films such as Mad Max, and Lethat Weapon which both became popular movies and quickly gained cult following after their release. Gibson was also praised for his later releases such as Hamlet, Maverick, and What Women Want which proved that he had much more to offer as an actor than just action portrayals. Gibson explored his horizons further and dabbled in producing and directing. His skills outside of acting wowed audiences with films like The Man Without a Face, Braveheart, and The Passion of the Christ. These movies proved that Mel Gibson was definitely an asset to the industry.
Assets and Networth
Mel Gibson is a celebrated actor, director, and producer who has earned millions of dollars in revenues thanks to his unrivalled skills and talents. This man has managed to generate hit production after hit production, and has gained a solid following of adoring fans. Gibson’s net worth is estimated to be at $425 million USD easily putting him as a front runner in the list of Hollywood’s richest. Gibson owns several luxury properties throughout the globe, including mansions, cars, a private jet, and even his very own private island in the Pacific.