“Everest,” the film due for a Sept. 25 release in the U.S., explores the tragic story of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster, when eight people were caught in a blizzard on Mount Everest. The movie stars big-name celebrities like Keira Knightley and Jake Gyllenhaal.
Cross Creek Pictures and Walden Media co-financed the film for $65 million dollars. The “Everest” movie was shot on location in Nepal and Lou Kasischke, one of the survivors of the 1996 expedition, consulted on the film. The film is expected to pull in a $70.7 million domestically, according to IMDB. Find out the net worths and previous roles of the “Everest” actors.
Keira Knightley Net Worth: $50 Million
In “Everest,” Keira Knightley plays Jan Arnold Hall, the widow of Rob Hall. The actress has held numerous roles in big films, such as “Pride & Prejudice,” “Dominos” and “Pirates of the Caribbean.” The actress is notoriously frugal, reportedly living on only $50,000 per year, a meager percentage of her total net worth. Keira Knightley has a net worth of $50 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Jake Gyllenhaal Net Worth: $65 Million
In the “Everest” movie, Jake Gyllenhaal plays Scott Fischer, an expedition leader. The actor’s breakout roles include “October Sky,” “Donnie Darko” and, more recently, “Southpaw.” Jake Gyllenhaal has a net worth of $65 million.
Jason Clarke Net Worth: $2 Million
Australian actor Jason Clarke plays Rob Hall, the head guide of the 1996 Mount Everest expedition and husband to Jan Arnold Hall. Best known for his roles in “Zero Dark Thirty,” “The Great Gatsby” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” Jason Clarke has a net worth of $2 million.
Emily Watson Net Worth: $10 Million
In “Everest,” Emily Watson plays Helen Wilton, a climber on the Everest expedition. The actress is famous for her roles in films like “The Theory of Everything,” “The Book Thief” and “Anna Karenina.” Wilton was also the voice actor for Victoria Everglot in Tim Burton’s “Corpse Bride.” Emily Watson’s net worth is estimated at $10 million.
Sam Worthington Net Worth: $12 Million
Sam Worthington plays Guy Cotter in “Everest.” The actor made it big when he starred in “Avatar,” the second-highest grossing film of all time. Worldwide the film made $2.7 billion. Prior to booking his role in “Avatar,” Worthington was reportedly living out of a car he purchased for about $2,000, according to Celebrity Net Worth. After breaking into Hollywood, Sam Worthington’s net worth grew to an astonishing $12 million.
Josh Brolin Net Worth: $35 Million
Josh Brolin will portray American pathologist Beck Weathers, who was one of eight clients being guided by Rob Hall in the 1996 Mount Everest expedition. The actor behind the role has worked in numerous high-profile films, like “Men in Black 3,” “No Country for Old Men” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Josh Brolin’s net worth is estimated at $35 million.
Mia Goth Net Worth: $800,000
Mia Goth, the actress famous for dating Shia LeBeouf before an explosive and public fight in Germany this summer, is known for starring in films such as “The Survivalist” and “Nymphomaniac: Vol. II.” In “Everest,” she will play Meg, a small role in the film.