Who is Cliff Curtis? What is net worth of Cliff Curtis? Born on 27th July 1969, Cliff Curtis is a New Zealand actor who has been popular for films like The Dark Horse (2014), Whale Rider (2002), Blow (2001) and Once Were Warriors (1994). He has also been part of many television series on Body of Proof and NBC’s Trauma. He is known for his serious roles in dramatic performances. Currently, he is playing a lead character Travis on AMC horror drama series namely Fear the Walking Dead. Did you know that he owns an independent New Zealand production company Whenua films?
Curtis grew on the Kapiti coast where he took part in several competitions like kappa haka competitions, rock n roll, dancing and theatre productions. He had worked as a builder and then he decided to join an acting school where he realized his potential in acting. There, he was also encouraged by his team mates to pursue acting. But being a builder, he didn’t even know about the ways in which boots and dresses were to be wore for drama classes.
According to sources on internet, Cliff Curtis got married in 2009 and has two kids. He likes to keep his private life secret and public doesn’t even know his wife’s name. He doesn’t like to publicly reveal and make his private life public.
Education: Cliff Curtis studied at Tetro Dmitri School in Switzerland during early years of childhood. Then, he received his education at Weatern Heights High School which was at Routoura. Also, he later shifted to working at several popular theatre companies including Mercury theatre, Center Point, Downstage and Bats theatre.
Also, he played various stage roles including Happy End, The Cherry Orchard, Porgy and Bess, Weeds, Macbeth, Serious Money, The Merry Wives of Winsdor ,Porgy and Bess, Othello and The End of Golden Weather. He realized his talent even more greatly.
Then his first film which also got nominated for an Oscar was The Piano which was released in 1993. It was directed by Jane Champion and his other film “Once were warriors” also grabbed attention of many of his fans. It was one of his most popular films in the history of his career in film making and it was released in New Zealand. He starred as a family man Billy Williams in the film Jubilee, before playing the role of a father to the main character in his international hit Whale Rider in the year 2000.
In the year 2004 he decided to form his own film production company namely Whenua Films in collaboration with the producer Linsley Gardiner. Its ultimate aim was to support film industries in New Zealand so that it could flourish. It also aimed at supporting local filmmakers. Many of them were appointed to manage development and production of films for short films fund for 2005-06 by the film commission in New Zealand. Under this new company banner, they produced several shorts.
From these, “Two cars, one night” became famous and received Academy Award Notification in 2005 and Hawaiki in 2006 that was directed by Mike Jonathan. These two short films were in the list of the most prestigious International films festivals and earned fame. This was one of his best achievements in his filming career. He was pretty confident in achieving this stage.
Cliff Curtis Net Worth
Cliff Curtis net worth is around $4.8 Million US dollars in 2017. He is said to have been associated with some renowned brands namely GQ. However, it is known that his love for owning luxurious collections is limitless.
Undoubtedly, he is one of the finest actors and has made an unique place through her great acting skills. His achievements and success in filmmaking can be credited to his efforts and efforts of his parents. He is a rising star and an inspiration to all those young ladies who wish to achieve indefeasible feats in their lives. Apart from his stunning looks, he is a perfect blend of good humor and personality, all of which is needed to become a great actor. Undoubtedly, his future is bright and his consistent performances have proved that he is the best in lot.