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Full NameElijah Wood
First NameElijah
Last NameWood
Birth NameElijah Jordan Wood
ProfessionActor, Producer, DJ
Birth CityIowa
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameWarren Wood
Mother NameDebbie Wood
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusRelation
AwardsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
FilmographyLord of the Rings,Eterenal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind
EducationHarvard University
Height168 cm
Weight64 kg
Networth$30 M
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Date of Birth28,1981

What is Elijah Wood's Net Worth?

Elijah Wood is an American actor, DJ, and a film producer who is best known for his role as Frodo Baggins in the Lord of The Rings trilogy and also in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Also, he is the owner of the music label, Simian Records and movie producing company SpectreVision.

Wood has an estimated net worth of $30 million. Below we discuss his income sources, salary and earnings of different films that he has worked on.

Net Worth- Earnings, Salary, and Income Sources

As of 2019, the American actor has accumulated a total wealth of $30 million. The money he has amassed so far mostly comprises of the salary and earnings from the movies that he has been cast on.

American actor, Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood posing for IMDB

He made his career debut when he was just a child in a short video titled Paula Abdul: Forever Your Girl in 1989.

Since then Elijah has acted in several critically acclaimed movies like The Good Son, Radio Flyer, Back in the Future II, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Last Witch Hunter, starring Vin Diesel.

He also appeared in the BBC America series titled Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.

Wood is best known for his role as Frodo Baggins in the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy, alongside Orlando Bloom and also in its prequel Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey.


He has been the cast member of many hit movies which have earned pretty well in the box office. The list is given below in the table:

Back to the Future Part II1989$332 million
Forever Young1992$128 million
The Good Son1993$60.6 million
Deep Impact1998$349.5 million
The Faculty1998$40.3 million
The Lord of the Rings:
The Fellowship of the Ring
2001$871.5 million
The Lord of the Rings:
The Two Towers
2002$926 million
The Lord of the Rings:
The Return of the King
2003$1.120 billion
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over2003$197.1 million
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind2004$72.3 million
Sin City2005$158.8 million
Happy Feet2006$384.3 million
92009$48.4 million
Happy Feet Two2011$150.4 million
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey2012$1.021 billion
The Wind Rises2013$136.5 million
The Last Witch Hunter2015$146.9 million

Besides being a renown actor, he is also a movie producer and has produced a few films. The box office return of those films are given below:

  • Cooties (2014)- $348,091
  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)- $628,000
  • The Greasy Strangler (2016)- $45,878
  • Mandy (2018)- $1.4 million

The revenue collected by these movies is all part of his massive wealth.


From his work in The Good Son, starring Macaulay Culkin, Elijah received $1,000,000 as salary.

His earned income from Try Seventeen (2002) was $250,000.

According to Glassdoor, the average salary of an American actor is $37,063.

Instagram, YouTube and Endorsement Deals

The Lord of The Ring actor has no Instagram account however he has a Twitter account which has over 892k followers.

Also, the American actor does not have a YouTube channel.

As of 2019, Elijah Wood has no endorsement deals with any major brands or any franchise company.

Assets- Houses And Cars

Wood bought a house in 2013 in the neighborhood of Austin, Texas. He paid $1 million for the Victorian mansion.

Prior to this the American actor also bought two houses in Santa Monica and in Venice at the price of $1.75 million and $1.2 million respectively.

The Santa Monica was later put for sale in 2011 for $1.85 million and was sold in 2012 for the price of $1.75 million.

The properties and the return from their sales are all part of his massive fortune.


His garage houses a couple of cool cars like a Mini Cooper S, which has the market price of $31,900, an Audi A4, of $37,400, and a Mitsubishi ASX, available at $30,990.

$30 million net worth bearing actor Elijah Wood with his mini cooper
Elijah Wood posing with his Mini Cooper convertible

He also a Mini Cooper convertible which can be bought at the price of $26,900.

Charity, Insurance, And Taxes

He is a huge supporter of The Art of Elysium and has remained as their DJ for several fundraising campaigns.

He also supports the causes of Project Last Stand, Screen Actors Guild Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Keep A Child Alive and Golden Hat Foundation, to name some.

Although the money he donated to these charitable organizations is still a mystery, it can be assumed that he donated a sizeable amount to support their causes.

Further, there is no information regarding the insurance policies that Wood has been following. However talking about taxes, he must be paying a huge amount for the net worth he has been holding.

Elijah Wood's Personal Life- Age, Education, Relationships, Tattoo Height And Weight

He was born as Elijah Jordan Wood on the 28th of January 1981 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in the United States. He is the son of Warren Wood and Debbie Wood.

He has an elder brother called Zachariah and a smaller sister named Hannah Wood.

Elijah is sometimes mistaken with the Harry Potter actor, Daniel Radcliffe.

What nationality is Elijah Wood?

He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.

He first attended Laurel Springs School and later enrolled at the Harvard University.

Is Elijah Wood in a relationship?

38-year-old Wood hasn't been married yet but was involved in a couple of relationships. He is currently in relationship with a Danish film producer, Mette-Marie Kongsved.

Elijah Wood with girlfriend Mette-Marie Kongsved
Elijah Wood walking with his Danish girlfriend, Mette-Marie Kongsved

He was reported to be in a love affair with German actress Franka Potente, American drummer, Pamela Racine.

He was also rumored to be in close terms with actress Kerry Bishe and Bijou Phillips.


He has a tattoo inscribed below his waist on the right side. The number 9 is written in Sindarin dialect which uses Tengwar script. It symbolizes the character he portrayed in Lord of the Ring.

Height and Weight

He has an average height of 5 feet and 6 inches (168 cms) and his body weigh about 64 kg (141 lbs).

Updated On Fri Sep 20 2019 Published On Tue Aug 20 2019 By