Henry Cavill may be popularly known as Superman, but there is more to this actor than wearing a superhero cape. He is also known as Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher and a number of characters in different films.
With his success on the big screen, many expect he is now worth millions of dollars and is on his way as one of the wealthiest actors in the business. As part of the DC Extended Universe and Netflix, of course, this is not far from happening at all. So, how much is he worth today?
The Humble Start of Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill was first seen on the big screen in the 2001 movie Laguna. After a year, he quickly made a big movie, The Count of Monte Cristo.
He also began his career in the U.K., appearing on the TV series The Inspector Lynley Mysteries and Midsomer Murders, per Celebrity Net Worth. The 38-year-old then made it on the country’s movie scene, doing Goodbye, Mr. Chips and I Capture the Castle.
In 2005, he started doing American films and appeared in Hellraiser: Hellworld, Red Riding Hood, Tristan & Isolde, and Stardust.
However, he did not receive his huge breakthrough until he did The Tudors in 2007 and it opened a lot of doors in Hollywood for him. Though he missed doing a lot of major roles, like in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Twilight and Casino Royale, he ended up doing Man of Steel.
He was officially introduced as the new Superman in 2013 and became part of the DCEU, doing Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, opposite Ben Affleck, and Justice League. He also became a part of Mission: Impossible – Fallout and, of course, Netflix’s The Witcher.
Aside from films, Henry Cavill also has several endorsements. He was the face of the British fragrance brand Dunhill and did other TV commercials.
With these to his name, he has successfully accumulated $40 million and it will surely continue to grow in the coming years.
Henry Cavill’s Earnings from The Witcher, Man of Steel
With the many projects that Henry Cavill has done, of course, many want to know how much he earned from his biggest movie and TV series, Superman and Man of Steel?
According to Variety, he made nearly half a million dollars per episode of The Witcher Season 1. With eight episodes in one season, he made a whopping $3.2 million paycheck.
Of course, with the first season's success, fans could expect his salary to increase in The Witcher Season 2. Sources claimed, via Yahoo! News, that he was paid a staggering $1 million per episode—two folds of his previous salary.
For the Man of Steel, he reportedly made $14 million. Though it wasn’t revealed how much he earned in the subsequent sequels, there were theories that he made $20 million when he did Justice League.
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