Who is Mark Ruffalo? What is net worth of Mark Ruffalo? Mark Ruffalo was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin on the 22nd November 1967 to his mother, a stylist and hairdresser, Maria Rose and his father Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, who was then a construction painter. From his physical appearance, it is hard to tell the actual origin of Mark Ruffalo. His Mother, Marie Rose is of half French – Canadian and half Italian descent. His father is an Italian descent. Mark has two sisters, Tania and Nicole. He had a brother who was shot dead in 2008. Mark Ruffalo suffered of dyslexia and Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD-PI) during his early days and as a young adult.
Mark and his family moved to Virginia Beach, Virginia when he was a teen. They then moved to San Diego when he was in high school. They then moved north and settled in Los Angeles. After taking classes at Stella Adler Conservatory, Mark co-founded the Orpheus Theatre Company. Life was not bread and butter for this young man, he worked in every capacity.
He worked as an actor, writer, director producer, running lights and evn building assets. All this earned him a good resume. At one time Mark Ruffalo worked as a bartender for about nine years in order to cater for his basic needs. He was on the verge of giving up when he met Kenneth Lonergan and his life took a positive turn.
Mark Ruffalo Net Worth
Mark Ruffalo has a net worth of $23 million US dollars in 2017. This is less than what is expected of such a famous actor. It is said that compared to all actors in Marvel franchise, Mark Ruffalo is paid the lowest salary. For example in his role as Bruce Banner in Avengers: Age of Ultron he took home only $2.9 million. This cannot be compared to what other well-paid stars get. For instance Robert Downey Jr on Age of Ultron made $40 million, Scarlett Johansson gets $20 million per movie, Chris Evans gets $6.9 per movie, Jeremy Renner is normally paid $ 6.1 million per movie and Chris Hemsworth gets $5.4 million per movie.
‘Shutter Island’ was his biggest non-Marvel film which earned him a substantial amount. The movie was paid $128 million domestically and a gross worldwide pay of $294 million. The exact amount Ruffalo was given is not known but considering that he was the top-billed star he must have taken home a good amount. In the ‘Now you see me movies’, he made over 3 million according to Net worth Tomb.
Mark Ruffalo Assets
Even if Mark’s net worth does not compare to the roles he has played and the many years he has been in the film industry, he has a great family. In 2000 he got married to Sunrise Coigney. He fathered a son in 2001. In 2005 he became a father to a daughter Bella and in 2007 he got yet another daughter Odette. He bought a 50-acre plot and built a home in Callicoon, New york, where he lives with his family. Ruffalo has a collection of odd and interesting cars which he likes very much.
Mark Ruffalo Business Model
Mark Ruffalo collaborated with Kenneth Lonergan. In Lonergan’s play “This is our youth”, Mark won a NY success in 2000. He played the Ne’er-do-well brother of Laura Linney in Lonergan’s film, ‘You can count on me’. He played notable roles in other films like ‘The Last Castle’ in 2001, he also played in the film XX/XY in 2002. In the same year 2002, mark played a notable role in the film Windtalkers. Luck was not on his side, in 2002, Mark Ruffalo was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor known as acoustic neuroma.
The surgery left his face partially paralyzed for a short period but he later recovered, he also lost his hearing ability on his left ear, Shortly after the recovery, Mark scored leading roles in ‘In the Cut’ playing the role of a detective police. In 2004 Ruffalo embarked on work. He led in popular Hollywood films. He also did independent productions and was rated as a strong consistent actor. Mark Ruffalo has been an actor, a director and a producer.
Mark Ruffalo is scheduled to star in a revival of Arthur Miller’s “The Price” where he will replace John Turturro who has withdrawn. The performance of the play is scheduled to start on 16th Feb 2017 and will open a month later at American Airlines Theater.
The nature of Mark Ruffalo of never giving up has seen him rise to the top in the film industry and being rated among the best actors in the world. He has risen above his health issues which if he had not been strong enough would have pinned his acting career down. He is focused and knows how to put his priorities right that is why he has a beautiful family.