A journey of Chris Pratt is quite incredible. He is an American actor who came from living in a van to a quite impressive fortune. While he was working as a waiter, he saw an opportunity and didn’t miss a chance.
Today, Chris is one of the most famous actors in the Hollywood movie scene, and he is making his way to the top. In his biography are already big movie hits such as “Guardians of the Galaxy” or “Jurassic World.” At this moment, his net worth is $30 million.
Christopher Michael Pratt was born in Virginia, Minnesota on June 21, 1979. He was the youngest child, and he grew up in a working-class family. In high school, Pratt didn’t know what he wanted to do, but Chris knew he wants to be rich and famous. He finished high school in 1997 and soon after he dropped out of the community college. After that, Chris worked as a daytime stripper and as a discount ticket salesman.
When he was 19 he was living in a Scooby-Doo van and a tent with friends. They lived on the Hawaiian beach, Maui. In the same time, he worked minimal hours as a waiter to earn enough to cover gas and food. He used to spend his free time smoking weed and drinking. During that time he met an actress and a director, Rae Dawn Chong. She liked his energy and spotted the talent right away, so Chris didn’t miss his ticket to Hollywood.
In 2002 Chris entered the world of television and got part in the series “Everwood.” On 2006 he joined “The O.C.” and participated in the last season. A show “Parks and recreation” made him known to a broad audience. His first movie part was in a film “Cursed Part 3” and after that Chris continued to play in the movies such as “Wanted,” “10 Years,” “Zero Dark Thirty,” and “Moneyball.” All of these projects only made Chris more wanted in the industry.
After the rejection for the lead in “Avatar,” Chris didn’t want to show up on the audition for the role in the movie “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Fortunately, the casting director requested that he meet the film director and Chris was the perfect fit. “Guardians of the Galaxy” became the highest-grossing movie in that year in North America. Pratt’s film “The Lego Movie” also was one of the top-grossing films. This period was a very prosperous time for Chris.
In 2015 he was a lead in a movie “Jurassic Park,” and afterward he starred in a film “The Magnificent Seven” and the “Passengers.” The same year he filmed the sequel of “Guardians in the Galaxy.” In 2018 he got part in “Avengers: Infinity War” and sequel of “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.”
Besides his acting work, he participated in a few different projects. He appeared in various magazines, and he had voice roles in video games.
In 2013 Chris sold his former villa in Hollywood for $2,3 million and bought a mansion in Los Angeles for $3,3 million. His home has amenities such as a barbecue area, a pool, a tennis court, and a gym. This mansion is surrounded with stunning green vegetation. Chris lives with his wife Anna Faris even though they got divorced. The couple has a son together.
Chris Pratt owns only one car which he won at a BlackJack game. He took 12 years to restore this 1965 V.W. Beetle. When he got it, his value was $2,500, and now this price is much higher, mainly because it’s unique, museum type of a vehicle.
Net Worth 2019
Chris Pratt’s career was progressing slowly from a zero to a net worth of $30 million. His first parts didn’t bring him much but step by step that changed.
For “Delivery Man” he earned $180,000 and $400,000 for “Her.” “The Lego Movie” brought him $900,000 and first “Guardians of the Galaxy” made him $1,5 million.
According to the Forbes magazine, Chris earned $13 million between June 2014 and June 2015. His leading role in “Jurassic Park” made his $10 million and “Passengers” brought Chris a good $12 million. We can expect a lot more from Chris, according to the fact that he is still young and very talented.