Russell Crowe Net Worth: Career & Lifestyle

Russell Crowe

An actor, director, singer, and musician from New Zealand better known for his role of Maximus in the 2000 action-adventure film Gladiator, Russell Crowe, has a net worth of a staggering $100 million.

His role of Maximus Decimus Meridius in the film earned him numerous awards, including an Academy Award, London Film Critics Circle Award, and Empire Awards, among others.

Similarly, Russell was honored with a star in Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010. He became the 2,404th to be bestowed with honors.

Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe (Source: The Jakarta Post)

Moreover, apart from acting, Russell is also into business and film direction.

Russell made his directorial debut in 2014 with the drama The Water Diviner, in which he also starred.

The 2014 war drama film proved out to be quite successful with positive reviews from critics establishing Crowe’s name as director in the industry.

Russell Crowe | Quick Facts

Full Name Russell Ira Crowe
Birth Place Wellington, New Zealand
Birth Date April 7, 1964
Religion Atheist
Nationality New Zealand
Ethnicity White
Education Auckland Grammar School

Sydney Boys High School

Horoscope Aries
Father’s Name John Alexander Crowe
Mother’s Name Jocelyn Yvonne Crowe
Siblings Terry Crowe
Age 60 Years Old
Height In Centimetres –182 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′9″
Weight In Kilograms –122Kg
In Pounds –270 lbs.
Hair Color Blue
Eye Color Light Brown
Profession Actor, Singer, Musician, Director, and Businessman
Active Years 2009- present
Chest Size 50 Inches
Waist Size 35 Inches
Arms/Biceps 15 Inches
Shoe Size 11 (US)
Marital Status Divorced
Spouses Danielle Spencer (m. 2003-d.2018)
Relationship Britney Theriot
Sexuality Straight
Children Charles Spencer Crowe, Tennyson Spencer Crowe
First Film Prisoners of the Sun (1990)
First TV Show Neighbors (1987)
Net Worth $100 million
Social Media InstagramTwitter, Spotify
Films The Insider (1999), Romper Stomper (1992), L.A Confidential (1997), 3:10 to Yuma (2007), American Gangster (2007),
Awards Academy Award, Golden Globes, BAFTA, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, Empire Award
Merchandise Signed Photo
Last Update July 2024

Russell Crowe Net Worth and Income

Russell Crowe’s Net Worth

As of 2024, Russell Crowe, one of the most iconic actors of all time, has an astounding net worth of $100 million.

Having starred in not less than 50 movies to date, Russell has garnered sizable riches to live his life lavish.

Crowe’s films have grossed over a billion dollars in the worldwide box office collection.

Russell Crowe has truly cemented his name in Hollywood as a legendary figure with his smash hit films.

He is also among the highest-paid actors of all time.

Russell Crowe’s Income

Interestingly, he has made roughly $150 million in base movie salaries since he started in around the late 90s.

Russell Crowe on the Gladiator
Russell Crowe in the Gladiator (Source: BBC)

Crowe earned about $5 million from the 2000 action-adventure film Gladiator.

Similarly, he bagged around $7.5 million from thriller action film Proof of Life the same year.

However, the figure was still not big enough for the actor. In 2001 Crowe appeared as mathematician John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics, in the drama romance film ‘A Beautiful Mind‘.

The film became a massive success commercially, amassing over $313 million in the worldwide box office.

Crowe, on the other hand, was paid a whopping $15 million for his part. All knew the figure was only going to rise.

With the release of the 2003 war adventure film, ‘Master and Commander’ Crowe made $20 million as a base salary.

The amount is the same as earning $28 million in today’s money.

Likewise, in 2005 Crowe appeared as James J. Braddock on the sports drama film ‘Cinderella Man’ which earned him a cool $15 million paycheck.

In addition, in 2010, Russell appeared as legendary heroic outlaw Robin Hood in the adventure action film of the same name. The film was pretty successful at the box office, grossing well over $320 million.

Robin Hood, aka Russell Crowe, was paid $20 million for the film. Aside from film income, Crowe also earns well from his various pursuits.

He has also invested some of his fortunes in sports clubs. Similarly, Russell Crowe’s net worth also increases from his endorsement deals.

Not to mention the music career of Russell Crowe music has also contributed to his net worth.

Russell Crowe’s Net Worth in Different Currencies

So, let’s have a look into Russell Crowe’s net worth in different currencies, including the cryptocurrency BitCoin.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 88.46 million
Pound Sterling £ 75.76 million
Australian Dollar A$ 140.17 million
Canadian Dollar C$ 126.27 million
Indian Rupee ₹ 7,541,865,000
BitCoin ฿ 1,974.93

Russell Crowe | Houses and Cars


Russell Crow owns tons of real estate. He has made some clever investments over the years.

In 2001, Russell purchased a waterfront home in Sydney for $9.2 million. He sold the house for $11.5 million after 12 years in 2013.

Similarly, Crowe and his then-wife Danielle Spencer purchased a Woolloomooloo penthouse in Sydney for $14.5 million in 2003.

Likewise, Russell splashed over $10 million for a Rose Bay mansion in 2011 in Sydney, Australia. However, he transferred the mansion in Danielle’s name after their divorce as a settlement.

Moreover, Crowe also owns about 320 hector properties in Nana Glen, Australia. Furthermore, Crowe has a property in New South Wales which was burned by the 2019 Australian bushfire.


It seems like Mr. Crowe has a thing for Mercedes-Benz as he owns a couple of models from the German automaker.

The star has been frequently seen driving his favorite car, a shiny black Mercedes-Benz S600. The car costs about $165,000.

Similarly, the Academy Award winner also has a metallic black Mercedes-Benz E Class. A brand new E Class costs about $75,000 in the states.

Russell Crowe | Lifestyle & Vacations


The beloved Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe married Australian singer Danielle Spencer on 7th April 2003. The couple got married the same day as Crowe’s birthday.

Crowe and Spencer had two sons. Their first son Charles Spencer Crowe was born in December of 2003, and their second son Tennyson was born in July 2006.

However, the couple divorced in 2012. But interestingly, their divorce was not finalized until April 2018.

Russell also made over $3.7 million auctioning the memorabilia and items in “The Art of Divorce” he accumulated during his marriage.

Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe (Source:

Furthermore, it has not always been rainbows and butterflies for Mr. Crowe. He was once arrested for throwing a telephone at a concierge at the Mercer Hotel in New York.

Russell was then charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon (phone) and second-degree assault.

Though the concierge sued him, he did not serve any jail time.

Moreover, Russell loves listening to music and riding ATV leisurely.

In addition, Crowe loves gluten-free food. It seems like he does not really care about his workout routines.

As seen from his most recent Instagram posts, he has gained a ton of weight. He might be preparing himself for his next movie role.


Actor and director Russell Crowe is a well-traveled person.

Whether it is for his shoots or just for recreations, he has been to every exotic destinations planet earth has to offer.

Back in 2013, Crowe was seen in Mykonos, Greece.

He was with a group of ladies. Similarly, he was seen riding an ATV and swimming with three gorgeous women.

In June of 2018, Russell was seen enjoying a few glasses of beer in-between sightseeing in Florence, Italy. He was almost unrecognizable, with his face full of beard.

He was recently spotted in Bangkok, Thailand. Though he was there for a movie shoot, he still took his time to relax.

Russell Crowe | Charity

A man with a heart of gold, Russell Crowe always tries his best to give back to society.

During the filming of the 2005 Cinderella Man in Toronto, Canada, Mr. Crowe donated money to a Jewish elementary school.

Similarly, he donated to an Australian primary school to help them build a swimming pool. The donation amount was believed to be $200,000.

Moreover, Crowe donated to a fundraiser to help rebuild a restaurant damaged by a devastating explosion in Beirut.

The fundraiser organizers were stumped when they saw a generous donation made under the name Russell Crowe.

Furthermore, Russell Crowe also made a generous donation of $400,000 for the New South Wales Rural Fire Service during Australia’s bushfires in 2019.

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Russell Crowe | Movies, Endorsements, and Investments


Russell Crowe landed his first professional theater job in 1986. He played Eddie and Dr. Scott in the production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show in New Zealand.

After all, it was just the beginning for the actor.

His first Hollywood film was in 1995 ‘The Quick and the Dead‘.

Moreover, he has appeared in numerous films and TV shows over the years.

Early Movie Days
Russell Crowe Early Movie Days (Source: Pinterest)

His most notable films include 2000 Gladiator, 2001 A Beautiful Mind, 1997 L. A Confidential, 2003 Master and Commander, 2012 Les Misérables and 2010 Robin Hood.

Similarly, he has made appearances in several TV shows, including Republic of Doyle, Police Rescue, Acropolis Now, Neighbors, and The Loudest Voice.

Moreover, Crowe has seven upcoming projects in the pipeline, including both major production films and TV series.

Good news to Russell Crow and MCU fans, The Gladiator lead will appear as Zeus in Thor: Love and Thunder, which is stated to be released in 2022.

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Endorsements & Investments

One of the iconic stars in Hollywood, Russell Crowe, has had a range of endorsements during his peak.

He was endorsed by companies like Coca-Cola, South Sydney Rabbitohs, and State Bank.

Though the actual figures about his pay have not been revealed. Given the stature of the star, it is safe to say that he was paid handsomely.

Russell Crowe has invested his fortune in acquiring a sports team.

He invested in South Sydney Rabbitohs of the National Rugby League (NRL) in 2016.

Russell Crowe | Career

Russell Crowe was born in New Zealand. He was barely four when his family moved to Australia and settled in Sydney. His parents were film set caterers.

Russell attended Vaucluse Public School before his family moved back to New Zealand. He was fourteen at the time.

Crowe dropped out of school to pursue his ambition.

Similarly, he began his career as a musician in the early 1980s under the name Russ Le Roq.

Russell Crowe Singing (Source: Entertainment Weekly)

He released several singles, including Shattered Glasses, I Just Wanna Be Like Marlon Brando, and Pier 13. Unfortunately, none of his singles were charted.

After that, he moved to Australia, concentrated on acting, and became quite successful.

Following his initial success, he first starred in a Canadian production in 1993, For the Moment, before actually concentrating on American films.

As of July 2024, Russell Crowe’s net worth is $100 million.

Unknown Facts About Russell Crowe

  • Crowe lost his front tooth when he was ten while playing Rugby which was never replaced.
  • Russell continued his music even after his acting career success. He played with his band named 30 Odd Foot of Grunts on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno in 1992.
  • Crowe wore his grandfather’s British Honors Medal while accepting his Oscar in 2001 for Gladiator.


Is there a Gladiator 2?

In 2018 it was announced that Ridley Scott was planning to direct a follow-up to his 2000 hit historical epic.

Does Russell Crowe have an Australian passport?

Russell Crowe does not have Australian citizenship despite having spent most of his life in Australia.

Does Russell Crowe have an accent?

Often he has been ridiculed for his accent. He once stormed out of an interview with BBC Radio 4.

People say he has an Irish accent.

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