Before Freddie Highmore was known for his roles in the series Bates Motel and The Good Doctor, he was the child actor in the hit movies Finding Neverland and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
At a young age, he’s already earning acclaim and accolades for his incredible acting talent. As one of the great actors of his generation, know more about Freddie Highmore, from his colorful acting career to his net worth to his marriage life.
The Colorful Career of Freddie Highmore
The now-30-year-old star started his acting career at the tender age of seven, appearing in the movie Women Talking Dirty.
He then played the role of the young King Arthur in the miniseries The Mists of Avalon and worked alongside his father, Edward Highmore, in the TV movie Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story.
Come 2004, more projects came in, like Two Brothers and Five Children and It. His breakthrough came in the same year when he did Finding Neverland, opposite Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet.
His great acting even earned him accolades and nominations. It was followed by a lead role in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with Depp again and won another prestigious acting award.
More movies followed, like A Good Year, Arthur and the Invisibles, Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard and Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds.
He then lent his voice to the film The Golden Compass, followed by August Rush and The Spiderwick Chronicles. Other voice-acting roles came his way with A Fox’s Tale and Astro Boy.
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His other projects were Toast, Master Harod…and the Boys, The Art of Getting By and Justin and the Knights of Valour.
In the 2010s, he started doing more adult roles with Bates Motel, The Journey and The Good Doctor.
With these works, Freddie Highmore has amassed a net worth of $8 million, per Celebrity Net Worth.
Freddie Highmore’s Secret Marriage
Meanwhile, in September 2021, Freddie Highmore revealed he got secretly married.
In his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the host noticed the right on the actor’s finger and asked about it.
“Yes, it is a wedding ring. Yes, I got married,” he said via Us Weekly. “It’s funny ever since I’ve been wearing this ring people have been asking me if I’m married, so I figured, I should clarify it.”
He then revealed he was “happy as a Brit can be,” adding he was married to a “very wonderful woman.”
However, he chose not to reveal the identity of his wife back then, though some publications seemed to unveil her personality.
Who is Freddie Highmore’s Wife?
Celebrity Hook, via Parade, revealed Freddie Highmore’s wife is a British named Klarissa Munz.
The woman reportedly managed to stay out of the spotlight after meeting on the Bates Motel set.
According to reports, she’s a web designer who might have attended Cambridge University with her now-husband, based on the photos compiled and shared online on Instagram by an account named @FreddieHighmoresGirl.
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