Joseph Gordon-Levitt portrays a legendary, high-wire artist in the upcoming film “The Walk,” which premieres in select theaters Sept. 30 and everywhere Oct. 9. In “The Walk” movie, Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays Philippe Petit, who famously made a high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.
The film could be another big screen success for Joseph Gordon-Levitt, whose films have made billions worldwide. Learn more about Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s movie successes, his wife and business ventures.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Net Worth: $35 Million
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has nearly 70 credits as a leading actor in film and television, dating back to appearances on “Family Ties” in 1988. The actor had his big break when he was cast for a lead role on “3rd Rock From The Sun,” which ran for over 139 episodes, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s net worth of $35 million is largely due to his star power, which is boosted by 54 award nominations from the SAG Awards, the People’s Choice Awards, the MTV Movie Awards and the Golden Globes, among others. He has also won numerous awards, including a Primetime Emmy and a Teen Choice Award.
He has two forthcoming films — “Snowden” and “The Night Before.” Joseph Gordon-Levitt is also a guest star in the new season of “The Mindy Project,” which premiered Sept. 15.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Movies
Movies starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt have earned nearly $3.2 billion worldwide. His highest-grossing movie, “The Dark Knight Rises,” earned roughly $1.08 billion worldwide. “Inception,” “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” and “Lincoln” earned $825.5 million, $302.5 million and $275.3 million, respectively.
Domestically, Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies earn an average of more than $48.5 million each. His lifetime domestic gross total is more than $1.5 billion. The actor also has a thriving television career as a creator of “HitRECord on TV,” which is on its second season and has hosted big Hollywood stars.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Wife and Baby
Joseph Gordon-Levitt married his wife, Tasha McCauley, in a secret wedding in December 2014. By the weekend of August 15, 2015, the couple welcomed their first child, a boy. Meanwhile, in their professional careers, the two have seen wild success.
McCauley herself is a highly-educated and successful entrepreneur. She is the co-founder and CEO of Fellow Robots, which is based at NASA Research Park in Silicon Valley. The company is run by a team of AI, robotics and software engineers that are looking to invent the next line of retail robots.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt founded hitRECord in 2004, and the online production company has seen great success. hitRECord connects artists together in a global online community. The company pairs project creators together with talented professionals who are disseminating work and looking for gigs.
Its format is based on the freelance, collaborative structure that is responsible for the television show of the same name. Since 2010, contributors to hitRECord have earned more than $1 million.