How Rich Is Robert Pattinson Ahead of ‘The Batman’ Premiere?

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Robert Pattinson, 35, is an English actor who made fans swoon as Cedric Diggory in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” and even more so when he starred as vampire Edward Cullen in the “Twilight” series. Pattinson could win a new generation of fans when he dons the famous black cowl in the upcoming film “The Batman.”

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He will be paid $3 million for his first Batman film, but should it go well, he will surely negotiate to something much better for participating in the potential sequels.

Backend deals have worked out well for him. He starred in all five Twilight films, which grossed more than $3.3 billion globally, according to IMDb. His salary for “Twilight” was reported to be $2 million, Celebrity Net Worth reported, and he earned $12 million for “The Twilight Saga: New Moon.” Thanks to the success of the franchise, he’d earned over $40 million by the time “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2” was wrapped up, including 7.5% of the gross from the two “Breaking Dawn” films.  

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He has amassed a fortune of $100 million from all of his films and endorsement deals, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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Pattinson vacillates between popular and independent films. He has appeared in: “The Summer House,” “Remember Me,””Life,” “Water for Elephants,” “Cosmopolis,” “The Rover,” “The Lost City of Z,” “Good Time,” “Damsel,” “High Life,” “The Lighthouse,” “Tenet” and “Waiting for the Barbarians.”

In addition to being on many top Hollywood earners lists since 2009, he has been named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine and was dubbed the Most Handsome Man in the World by Vanity Fair. 

He was listed as one of the 100 Most Influential People by Time magazine and earned a spot on the Forbes Celebrity 100 Power List. 

He became the face of Dior Homme fragrance in 2013, according to IMDb, and the face of Dior Homme menswear in 2016.

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Early Life

Robert Thomas Pattinson was the third child and only boy born to Clare and Richard Pattinson on May 13, 1986 in London. After having studied piano and guitar for many years, when Pattinson was 15, his father coaxed him into joining a theater company to help him break away from his shyness, according to Celebrity Net Worth.  It took, and he regularly appeared in plays. 

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Pattinson modeled from the ages of 12 to 16 and eventually landed a bit part in the film “Vanity Fair.” 

He struck acting gold in 2005 when he was selected to join the Harry Potter universe as doomed triwizard Cedric Diggory.  While this definitely got him noticed, it wasn’t until he was introduced to the world as the chivalrous vampire Edward Cullen in the film adaptation of Stephanie Meyer’s “Twilight” in 2008. 

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Personal Life and Real Estate

Pattinson has never been married, but he has had some long-term relationships. He was in a high-profile romance with his former “Twilight”  leading lady Kristen Stewart. They were together off and on from 2009 to 2013. He was with singer FKA Twigs from  2014 to 2017. He has been in a relationship with model Suki Waterhouse since 2018.

After his split with Kristen Stewart, Pattinson purchased a home in the Hollywood Hills for $2.1765 million, according to Home Bunch.

He now lives in London with Suki Waterhouse. 

Robert Pattinson can be seen in Matt Reeves’ upcoming “The Batman.” Pattinson is also committed to the film adaptation of Denis Johnson’s novel “The Stars at Noon.”

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About the Author

Michelle Tompkins is an award-winning media, PR and crisis communications professional with more than 15 years of experience covering traditional and new media topics. She is currently a communications strategist and writer, as well as the author of College Prowler: Guidebook for Columbia University — her alma mater where she earned a B.A. in film studies. Michelle’s primary topics of interest are arts & entertainment (TV, humor, theater and classic films are favorites), food and lifestyle. She also covers general news, business, beauty, gift guides and medical/health-related stories. Michelle also has a passion for conducting interviews with all sorts of interesting people. When not working or watching too much TV, she is a skilled home cook specializing in Puerto Rican and Southern cuisine, loves in-home entertaining and trivia/games nights, sipping Jack Daniels on the rocks and cheering for the San Francisco Giants.

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