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Top Christian Bale Performances and Christian Bale’s Net Worth

  • Christian Bale Net Worth $80 million
  • He has performed in many fascinating films including the role of Batman.
  • Bale can change his physical appearance to fit many roles.

Actor Christian Bale leaving the press conference for the movie “American Hustle”

Christian Bale has an unbelievable talent to completely transform and immerse himself in his roles. He has the ability to transform his physical appearance as well as his mindset. For instance, he weighed 120 pounds in “The Machinist”.


Christian Bale Performances

At the age of 13, Bale took to the big screen in Steven Spielberg’s Empire of the Sun

The film is about a young boy who struggles to survive during World War II, while witnessing the horrors of war. What an absolutely incredible performance by the young Christian Bale.


One of Christian Bale’s greatest transformations was into Trevor Reznik, for the film “The Machinist”. He lost 62 pounds for the role and weighed a measly 120lbs.


What’s even more amazing is the feat he pulled off next.

Becoming Batman

The A List actor did the exact opposite for his role as Batman in Batman Begins. Following the role for, The Machinist, Christian Bale gained 60lbs in six weeks to become Batman. What a huge difference! He looks like a completely different person in the two films.


Christian Bale has appeared in many fascinating films. But one his best performances was the character of Patrick Bateman in American Psycho. Christian Bale played a handsome young professional who has a second life as a gruesome serial killer. Christian Bale won the Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor for his role in American Psycho. Many would consider this to be his greatest cinematic performance.


Bale played another interesting role in the film, Equilibrium. The film takes place in a future world where emotion has been outlawed. Bale plays the role of an enforcer who starts to realize things are not as they seem. The film did not receive great reviews however, bale brought his own intensity to the role and you can feel his commitment through the screen. Bale has a unique skill to play any character. He does this by not only transforming his physical appearance but also by altering his mindset.

Christian Bale Net Worth

The “Batman Begins” actor has an impressive net worth. Christian Bale has a net worth of $80 million. In 2012, he earned $15 million from “The Dark Knight Rises”. According to, he earned $35 million in 2013.