About Brandon Routh
As for the day, Brandon Routh net worth is estimated at $12 million dollars and this is all the more impressive if you remember that some 10 years ago barely anybody knew this guy. It was only in 2006 that this actor ascended to stardom with the movie Superman Returns. This is the short version of the story, but in reality everything was a bit more complicated and the chain of events that le this actor to the red carpet has started many years ago. So in this article we are going to take a look at Brandon’s life starting his childhood. I hope this will help you understand what have caused such a rapid an impressive growth of Brandon Routh net worth.
Brandon was born in a very small town in Iowa, so far away from Hollywood and movie industry, he did not even think that full-time acting career was possible to achieve for him. Despite that, while studying at high school Routh has participate in music and theatre. On his spare time he was learning to play piano and trumpet. After graduation from high school Routh enrolled at the University of Iowa. This was years before Brandon earned his fortunes and back then in order to pay his tuition fees he had to take some job. Luckily for him, the jobs he found were in fashion industry and television (acting and modelling sounds like much more fun than wiping tables, doesn’t it?). during this early period of his career Brandon has appeared on television series Odd Man Out, Undressed, Gilmore Girls, One Life to Live, Cold Case, Will & Grace and Oliver Beene. Before the big break he has also feature on movies Karla and Denial.
In the mid 2000s Brandon Routh net worth just skyrocketed, as he was cast for the movie Batman Returns. Plenty of world know actors have been considered for this role, including Nicolas Cage, Josh Hartnett, Brendan Fraser, Paul Walker, Henry Cavill, James Marsden, Ashton Kutcher, Keanu Reeves and Will Smith, but it was Brandon who was chosen in the end. The reason why he got picked was his incredible physical resemblance to the Superman, as it is seen in our collective memory or imagination. But even though it was his manly jar and well-built body that got Brandon the part, the actor proved that he has much more than this. The portrayal of Superman has earned Brandon critical acclaim and variety of prestigious awards, such as Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer, Saturn Award for Best Actor and Saturn Award for Rising Star. I guess we should not be surprise that following this breakthrough Brandon Routh net worth has started to grow with an impressive speed.