Ben Mendelsohn’s Salary, Yearly Income, and Net Worth in 2023

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Full NamePaul Benjamin Mendelsohn
Date of BirthApril 3, 1969
Age54 years
ProfessionActor
NationalityAustralian
Active year1984-Present
Net Worth$9 Million

Ben Mendelsohn is an Australian actor who is well-known for his outstanding performance in both Television and film. Initially, he gained popularity in Australia with his remarkable performance in “The Year My Voice Broke” in 1987.

In 2010, he became an international star after the release of the crime drama movie “Animal Kingdom”. After that, he starred in many movies like Starred Up, The Dark Knight Rises, Rogue One, Mississippi Grind, Ready Player One, and Darkest Hour.

Ben also featured in Netflix’s original thriller drama series “Bloodline” and won the “Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series” for the same in 2016. Ben Mendelsohn’s Net worth in 2023 is estimated to be $9 Million which is mainly the result of his success as an actor.

Ben Mendelsohn Net Worth 2023

Ben Mendelsohn is one of the richest and most successful Australian actors. He has a net worth of $9 Million as per the resources. It is believed that his salary for his roles in movies and TV series is around $2 million per year.

Mendelsohn has portrayed a variety of characters, fascinating audiences with his stunning performances. His talent and commitment have been recognized and highly- admired by critics and fans globally.

With every new project and role, he leaves audiences amazed to witness the depths of his acting ability and the portrayal he played on screen. With his success in Hollywood blockbusters, he became one of the richest actors in America and Australia. 

Biography- Early Life and Career

Ben Mendelsohn was born on 3 April 1969, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. His father Frederick Arthur Oscar Mendelsohn, is a medical researcher and his mother Carole Ann, was a registered nurse. He is of British, Prussian Jewish, German, and Greek ancestry.

Ben lived in Europe and the United States along with his siblings for a long time. He also attended Mercersburg Academy in the U.S. Coming back to Melbourne for high school, Mendelsohn attended Eltham High School and Banyule High.

Career in Acting

Ben started his career in 1986 with the Australian coming-of-age drama “The Still Point.” However, another coming-of-age film, “The Year My Voice Broke” turned out to be his career breakthrough. For this movie, Mendelson also won the AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actor.

In 1990, he appeared in 4 big Australian films including Nirvana Street Murder, Return Home, Return Home, The Big Steal, and Quigley Down Under.

In addition to this, he also featured in “Map of the Human Heart”; “Metal Skin”; “Sirens”; “Cosi”; “True Love and Chaos”; “Idiot Box”; and “Amy.”

He appeared in the second and third seasons of the TV series Love My Way. By 2010, Mendelsohn gained huge attention for his character as psychopathic thief Andrew Cody in the crime film “Animal Kingdom”. Thereafter, he got starred in several high-title movies such as Killer Elite, The Dark Knight Rises, Killing Them Softly, Trespass, and The Place Beyond the Pines.  

In 2014, Ben Mendelsohn was featured in “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” “Lost River,” and “Black Sea”; the following year, he appeared in “Mississippi Grind,” “Slow West,” and “Guns for Hire.” In 2018, he played a role in Steven Spielberg’s science fiction film Ready Player One. In 2020, Mendelsohn starred in the HBO crime series “The Outsider”.

Music Videos

Besides the TV series and movies, Mendelsohn has appeared in many music videos over the years. His debut video was “Full Moon, Dirty Hearts” by the Australian rock band INXS. He also appeared in the music videos “What I Don’t Know ’bout You” and Jimmy Barnes’ “Out in the Blue.”

Some of his other music video credits included Florence and the Machine’s “Lover to Lover”; Gorillaz’s “Humanz” and Sia’s “Breathe Me.”

Real NamePaul Benjamin Mendelsohn
Nick NameBen Mendelsohn
Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
GenderMale
ReligionN/A
Zodiac SignAries
SexualityStraight
Relationship StatusDivorced
WifeEmma Forrest ​(married in 2012; divorced in 2016)
Children2
EducationMercersburg Academy
Weight78 kg (172 lbs)
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorSalt and Pepper
Net Worth$9 Million

Height of Ben Mendelsohn

This Australian actor stands at a height of 180 cm (5 Feet 11 Inches). His physical appearance balances his work life and contributes to his capability to immerse himself in various roles.

Ben Mendelsohn’s Personal Life

In 2012, Mendelsohn married Emma Forrest who is a famous British-American journalist. In 2014, the couple was blessed with a daughter. Ben has another daughter from a previous relationship. He and Forrest got divorced in 2016.

Award Winnings

YearAward
1987AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the movie “The Year My Voice Broke”
1994Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor – Male for film “Metal Skin”  
1997Camério Award for Best Actor for the movie “Army”
2010AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for the movie “Animal Kingdom”
2010IF Award for Best Actor for “Animal Kingdom”
2010Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor – Male for the film “Animal Kingdom”
2013BIFA Award for Best Supporting Actor for “Starred Up”
2016Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for “Bloodline”
2016Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for “Bloodline”
2020AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for “Babyteeth”

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FAQs

Who is Ben Mendelsohn?

Ben Mendelsohn is a well-known Australian Actor.

What is the net worth of Ben Mendelsohn?

As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be $9 Million.

What is the age of Ben Mendelsohn?

Ben Mendelsohn is 54 years old.

What is the nationality of Ben Mendelsohn?

He is from Australia.

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