Who is Martin Freeman and what is his net worth 2018? With some of the most remarkable roles, Martin Freeman has managed to make an influential place in the American film industry. Let us know a little bit about Martin Freeman and how much he earns. Let’s take a sneak peek at his personal and professional life as well.
Born on 8th September 1971 Martin’s full name is Martin John Christopher Freeman, however, he is more popularly known as Martin Freeman. He was the youngest of all his 5 siblings and took birth in Aldershot, Hampshire. His father Geoffrey Freeman was a naval officer and his mother Philomena was a housewife. After a few months of the birth of Martin his parents got divorced and later when he was only 10 years old his father died.
Martin did his schooling from Salesian School, Chertsey and got graduation from Brooklands College where he studied media. Tim Freeman, the older brother of Martin joined the group Frazier Chorus and became a musician. Being born as a Roman Catholic Martin Freeman is quite influenced by his religion and practices it profoundly. When he was a child he undergoes a hip surgery to operate his asthma due to which he was called as a dodgy leg.
Freeman used to live with actress Amanda Abbington and the couple had two children as well. He lives in Potters Bar in Hertfordshire with his family. His two children are named as Joe who was born in 2006 and Grace in 2008. It was in the year 2016 when Freeman told in an interview that he and Amanda are not separated and moved apart. Martin and Amanda, however, have worked together in many shows which includes the following:
• Swinging with the Finkles
• The Debt
• The Robinsons
• The All Together
Martin is not only an actor but also a comedian as he had worked in some of the hilarious comedy shows of the time. he has portrayed the role of Tim Canterbury in the original UK version of sitcom mockumentary The Office, Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama Sherlock, Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit film trilogy, and Lester Nygaard in the dark comedy-crime drama TV series Fargo.
Some of his notable roles are seen in the films like:
• Love Actually which came in 2003 and was a romantic comedy.
• The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy in the year 2005 and was a comic science fiction film.
• Nativity! In 2009 and this was a semi-improvised comedy.
• Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy
• The World’s End in the year 2013 which was a sci-fi comedy.
In total, he has made his appearance in around 18 TV shows and 14 theatre productions. Apart from these, he has worked in numerous radio productions as well. Having a keen interest in acting Martin joined the youth theatre way back when he was just 15 years old. When he was 17 he thought about getting himself a chance in the TV industry and thus moves ahead with his plan. H even attended the Central School of Speech and Drama. His appearance in the sitcoms like Hardware and movies like Ali G Indahouse in 2002 and Love Actually in 2003 get him the desired popularity.
Martin in his entire career till date has managed to grab a few awards and accolades as well. Some of these include the following for different works under different categories:
• Emmy Award
• BAFTA Award
• Empire Award
He has won these awards and has been nominated several times for his outstanding performances in different movies. Apart from Emmy and BAFTA he was also nominated for a Saturn Award, and a Golden Globe Award.
Martin Freeman Net Worth
Martin has an estimated net worth of $17 million and this is all because of his hard work and dedication to perform even better with every next movie he signed in. After getting fame from his role of Tim Canterbury on the British version of The Office he managed to grab a lot of attention and a lot of offers for different production houses. No wonder the way Martin is working in the coming days we would get to know more about his increased net worth.
With his interest in acting since childhood, he managed to get training under a drama school and this is the reason why he is working superbly in the movies and especially the comedy ones. He has signed many contracts for the coming years so just sit back and relax and let him work a little bit more. We would definitely get to see some more incredible work of Martin in the coming days.