Hugo Weaving Net Worth, Biography, Acting Career

Posted Busytape October 19, 2022
Updated 2022/10/19 at 3:51 PM
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Hugo Weaving Net Worth


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Popular Name: Hugo Weaving
Real Name: Hugo Wallace Weaving
Birth Date: 4 April 1960


Birth Place: Ibadan Nigeria
Age: 62 Years Old

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Gender: Male
Nationality/Citizenship: British, Australian
Height: 1.88 M
Weight: 75 kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Spouse(s): Katrina Greenwood
Children: Harry Greenwood, Holly Weaving
Profession: Actor, Producer
Years active: 1984–present
Net Worth:  $275 million


Last Updated: 2022


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Hugo Weaving is a 62-year-old Australian actor and producer who was born in Nigeria to English parents but has British Australian Citizenship.

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Hugo weaving net worth is actually one of the most searched key phrases on the internet as of today.

In line with that, we are going to reveal to you Hugo Weaving’s net worth and all other relevant pieces of information you need to get like his biography, acting career, and awards.

Early And Personal Life 

 Hugo Wallace Weaving popularly known as Hugo Weaving is a 62-year-old Australian Actor and Producer born on April 4th 1960 at the  University of Ibadan Teaching Hospital, IbadanNigeria.

Hugo Weaving was born to British academics.

Hugo Weaving’s mother is Anne Lennard, who was a tour guide and former teacher while his father is Wallace Weaving.

His maternal grandmother was of Belgian descent.

Hugo Weaver has a younger brother by the name of Simon Weaving and a sister, Anna-Jane.

Hugo weaver also has two nieces named Samara Weaving and Morgan Weaving.

A year after Hugo Weaving was born, his family returned to the United Kingdom.

Hugo Weaving’s family lived in Bedford and Brighton before moving to Melbourne and Sydney in Australia.

After his stay in Melbourne and Sydney for a long while, Hugo Weaving left for Johannesburg, South Africa, and thereafter returned to England once more.

Hugo Weaving attended The Downs Preparatory School,

He attended The Downs Malvern.

He also attended the Knox Grammar School.

Hugo Weaving attended a Grammar school in Sydney after which he enrolled at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).

Hugo Weaving got involved with acting for the first time with stage production, while he was attending school in England.

After graduating in 1981, Hugo Weaving started pursuing his career as a professional actor.

Despite being British, Hugo Weaving has strong Australian roots and grew up in the “down under” after his family settled there in the 70s.

In regards to his relationships and love life,  Hugo Weaving has been in a long-term relationship with his girlfriend, Katrina Greenwood  Since 1984.

The couple has had two children together during the course of their relationship,  Harry Greenwood, who is also an actor, and  Holly Weaving.

While talking about his relationship, Hugo Weaver made a rather controversial statement by saying that the secret to a relationship is never getting married.

He went further to say that he has lived in sin with Katrina for over 30 years, with two bastards.

Hugo Weave also said people need luck and need to compromise and say a lot of sorry.

Hugo Weaving some time ago revealed that he has epilepsy, a health challenge that he was made to know of while he was a teenager.

Although the seizures completely stopped when he was 18, he still chooses not to drive to be on the safer side.

Hugo Weaver said he was basically doped for 30 years on epilepsy drugs.

Hugo Weaver’s hobbies are Aussie football and traveling.

In one of his comments, Hugo Weaver said that as a result of always traveling and being exposed to so many cultures, languages, geographies, and histories, he realized people are fundamentally very similar.

Hugo Weaving Acting Career

Hugo Weaving is popular for a wide range of memorable roles and has starred in some of the biggest franchises of all time.

These include the Matrix trilogy, the Lord of the Rings films, the Hobbit films, Marvel movies, and many others.

The 62-year-old Australian Actor, Hugo Weaving started his acting career and as well had his first major role in 1984 when he joined the cast of the TV series “Bodyline”.

Many other roles came with Australian series such as “The Dirtwater Dynasty” and films like “Barlow and Chambers: A Long Way From Home.” at the rounding up of the 80s.

Hugo Weaving  starred alongside  Nicole Kidman in the film “Bangkok Hilton” and won his first Australian Film Institute Award for the low-budget flick “Proof.”

Just  At the start of the 90s, Hugo Weaving showed his range with roles in comedic films like “Reckless Kelly” and “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.”

One of Hugo Weaving’s first big moments on the international stage came in 1995 with the film “Babe.”

Hugo Weaving made the voice for Rex the sheepdog, and in 1998 he reprised his role in the sequel “Babe: Pig in the City.”

Hugo weaving  earned some critical praise and commendations for his performance in the film “The Interview.”

In 1999, Hugo Weaving became popular all over the world as “Agent Smith” after playing the iconic role in the cult classic sci-fi film “The Matrix.”

Hugo Weaving  reprised his iconic role in the film’s two sequels; “The Matrix Reloaded” and “The Matrix Revolutions.”

Just after gaining another voice acting role in the animated film “The Magic Pudding,” Hugo Weaving got another iconic role as Lord Elrond in Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy.

Within the next period, Hugo Weaving was featured in films like “Everything Goes,” “Little Fish,” and “V for Vendetta.” More voice acting roles followed in the video game “The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II,” and in the 2007 film “Transformers.”

A supporting role came up in 2010 with “The Wolfman” before Weaving followed up with “Last Ride.”

In 2011, it was gathered and confirmed that Weaving would reprise his role as Elrond in “The Hobbit” movies.

Hugo Weaving spent a lot of  time carrying out  theatre work in Australia with productions like “God of Carnage” and “Uncle Vanya.”

Hugo Weaving was also featured in the Australian TV show “Rake” during this period.

Hugo Weaving got back to blockbuster stardom in 2010 after winning the role of Red Skull in “Captain America: The First Avenger.”

In 2012, Weaving was featured in “Cloud Atlas” 2012 and subsequently returned to theatre work.

Hugo Weaving also centered his acting mostly on Australian films for most of the 2010s, and in 2018 Weaving appeared in the film “Mortal Engines.”

Hugo Weaving Awards And Nomination

Australia’s most populous Actor, Hugo Weaving is no stranger to awards.

There is no way one could be super outstanding just like he is and know what is expected of him each time he takes up a role that he wouldn’t earn awards for.

The is a recipient of various awards as follows:

In  1991, 1998, and again in 2005, Hugo Weaving received The AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in Film.

In 2004 Hugo Weaving received the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding

Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and

Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble

in 2012, 2015, and again in 2016 Hugo Weaving received an award for AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actor in Film

In 2019 Hugo weaving received the Satellite Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries & Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

In 2018 Hugo Weaving received the Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actor.

Hugo Weaver has also won a Robert Klippel sculpture auction awards

Hugo Weaving Philanthropy

Regarding Hugo Weaver’s philanthropic activities, his disability or health challenge epilepsy has strongly inspired and driven him into helping other unfortunate people who were still actively affected by their disease.

Hugo Weaver took up the role of a spokesperson for the Epilepsy Charity.

Hugo Weaver emerged as an ambassador for the Australian animal rights organization, Voiceless.

Hugo Weaving with friends attends charity auctions with his friends Rachel ward and Brian Brown.

Hugo Weaving Net Worth

The right time to talk about Hugo Weaving net worth is finally here!

Without dispute of the fact or mincing words, the 62-year-old Australian actor and producer, Hugo Weaving is the highest-paid actor in the world as of 2022.

Apart from his acting career, there are some other major contributions to Hugo Weaving net worth which are as follows:

Hugo weaving has several restaurants (the “Fat Weaving Burger” chain) in Canberra.

He also owns a Football Team (the “Ibadan Angels”).

Hugo Weaving has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderweaving – Australia), and tacks the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Hugo) and a fashion line called “Hugo Weaving Seduction”.

Interestingly, recent statistics have it that between September 2021 and September 2022, Hugo Weaving net worth has increased by nearly sixty million US Dollars ( $60 million) leading against his closest competitor.

Without further suspense, Hugo Weaving net worth is estimated at a whooping two hundred and seventy-five million Us Dollars ( $275 million).

Hopefully, before the end of the year 2022 it is expected that the will be a rise to Hugo Weaving net worth since he is into smart stock investments, substantial property holdings, and lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics.


From all indications, Hugo Weaving’s reign as the highest-paid actor is not seeming to come to an end anytime soon.

This is because Australia’s populous actor isn’t relenting at all.

Aside from Music, Hugo Weaving has a strong passion for animal rights in Australia.

Hugo Weaving is an ambassador for an animal protection organization known as Voiceless.

It is therefore expected that with continuous hard work, Hugo Weaving net worth will grow higher than what it is now before the year ends.


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