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Becoming a Wizard Pays Well: Daniel Radcliffe Net Worth

  • Daniel Radcliffe has a net worth of $100 million.
  • He is best known for his role in the Harry Potter films.

The wizard himself, Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) has an astounding net worth of over $100 million. It seems being a wizard pays well. Where do I sign up?

 

Daniel Radcliffe has earned most of his net worth from the Harry Potter franchise. The films have earned him over $95 million. That is a lot of money for the 27 year old. However, he doesn’t seem to live a lavish lifestyle. He was quoted stating, “I don’t really do anything with my money. I’m very grateful for it, because having money means you don’t have to worry about it, which is a very lovely freedom to have.”

 

Some of us may not be familiar with the Harry Potter books or films. Let us briefly describe the plot and the characters of these magical books.

 

Harry Potter Books

Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson & Rupert Grint (left to right) at the world premiere of Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 2 in London, England

Harry Potter is a series of fantasy novels. J.K. Rowling wrote the series. Harry Potter is a young wizard attending the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. His friends Hermoine Granger and Ron Weasley attend the school as well. The books chronicle their life and Harry’s struggle against the dark wizard Lord Voldemort.

 

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book was released in 1997. Since then, the books have gained critical acclaim and success worldwide.

 

Daniel Radcliffe Becomes a Wizard

At the age of five, Daniel would make a life changing decision to become a wizard. Not literally of course. Rather, he played the role of Harry Potter in the first film.

 

In 2000, production started for the first film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Radcliffe earned $145,000. The second movie, he had already increased to $3 million for “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”. Next, the third film “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” earned him around $6 million. By the final film of the series, he was earning $20 million for his role.

 

For his role in one of the largest franchises, Daniel has netted an astonishing amount of wealth. Expectedly, Daniel Radcliffe net worth is over $100 million.

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