Andrew Lincoln has made several credits to his name before he plays his most notable role as Rick Grimes in AMC’s The Walking Dead. In fact, he, too, is best known for his part in the 2003 movie Love Actually as Mark.
Not only that, but Andrew Lincoln also brings home several awards and accolades, thanks to his great acting talent. With these achievements on his list, what’s next for the actor and how much fortune he now has?
Andrew Lincoln’s First Taste of Success
According to his Wikipedia page, the now-48-year-old star debuted on TV in an episode of Drop the Dead Donkey in 1994.
After finishing his drama school, he had his first taste of success through his breakthrough role in the BBC drama This Life.
He was then cast in a number of British TV series and dramas, like The Woman in White, The Canterbury Tales, Wuthering Heights and Teachers.
He was next seen in Afterlife and Strike Back. Movie-wise, he was part of Human Traffic, Gangster No. 1, Heartbreaker and Love Actually, which gained him wider recognition.
He also made a name on stage, doing the plays Hushabye Mountain, Blue/Orange, The Late Henry Moss and Parlour Song.
In 2019, he became a part of Penguin Bloom.
Andrew Lincoln’s The Walking Dead Success
Come 2010, Andrew Lincoln started to play a role that catapulted him into extreme success—Rick Grimes in The Walking Dead.
He was part of the show for eight years and bid his goodbye in 2018.
The New York Times wrote the show put the actor at the “center of one of the world's biggest pop culture franchises.”
He has also earned several awards and nominations for this role.
Anyhow, despite his exit, fans will once again see him wearing his hat as the former sheriff deputy Rick Grimes in a new The Walking Dead spinoff, centering on him and Danai Gurira’s role as Michonne.
Meanwhile, before he left the show, he reportedly earned $650,000 per episode. Now, Andrew Lincoln has a net worth of $16 million, per Celebrity Net Worth.
Andrew Lincoln’s Return to The Walking Dead World
Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira surprised fans at the recent 2022 San Diego Comic-Con when they announced their on-screen love story would continue in a new series next year.
"We... have been cooking something up for y'all cause we've missed you and we owe you the conclusion of the story [of] Rick and Michonne," Gurira said, via Insider.
"So next year there's going to be six episodes on AMC+, airing in 2023," Lincoln added, hinting at his return at the 2023 San Diego Comic-Con.
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