Sam Worthington is a famous actor from Australia popularly known as Jake Sully after the superhit science fiction film Avatar.

Quick Infos
Full NameSam Worthington
Date of birth2nd August of 1976
Birth PlaceGodalming in England
Parent(s)Ronald W. Worthington and Jeanne J. Worthington
Weight81 kg
PartnerLara Bingle
Net worth30 million dollars

He gained the spotlight overnight, and since then, he has starred in various other hit films like Clash of Titans, Wrath of Titans, Terminator Salvation, and others. He is considered one of the famous actors of this generation.


Where was Sam Worthington born and raised?

Sam Worthington was born on 2nd August of 1976 in Surrey’s historic market town called Godalming in England. When he was just 6 months old, he was moved to Australia with his family. He is the son of Ronald W. Worthington and Jeanne J. Worthington. He grew up in Australia with his sister Lucinda and his father, who used to work as an employee in a power plant while his mother was a housewife. Worthington belongs to the white ethnicity, and he has blue eyes and light brown hair. His nationality is Australian. He has Leo as his birth sign. His sexual orientation is straight.

Worthington was interested in drama and acting from an early age. So, he joined John Curtin College of the Arts in East Street. He could not graduate from college, and he moved to Cairns, Queensland alone with 400 dollars in his pocket. There he started working as a bricklayer before getting a scholarship for acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

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How Worthington started his Career?

Sam Worthington made his film debut in 2000 from the comedy-drama film called Bootmen, where he starred as Mitchell Oakden. He received his first AFI Award nomination in 2000 for his performance. The following year, he appeared in the short film called A Matter of Life.


In 2002, he played a small role in the film Hart’s War as Cpl. B.J. “Depot” Guidry and in the film Dirty Deeds as Darcy Ryan. won his first FCCA Award for Best Supporting Actor-Male in 2002 for his Dirty Deeds performance. He also made his small appearances in the crime caper film called getting’ Square as Barry Wirth in 2003. The following year, he directed and wrote the short film Enzo, and he also starred in the Australian romantic drama film called Somersault as Joe and in the film Thunderstruck as Ronnie. His role in Somersault was highly praised, and he also earned AFI Award, FCCA Award, and IF Award for Best Actor in 2004.

Since then, Sam Worthington has appeared in various other films like The Great Rid, Fink!, Macbeth, and Rogue before finally making his breakthrough from the film Avatar in 2009. The same year, he also made his appearance in the American military science fiction action film called Terminator Salvation. In 2010, he won Saturn Award, Australian Film Institute International Award, and Empire Awards for Best Actor. He also won the Giffoni Award, MTV Movie Awards, and Teen Choice Awards, including a couple of nominations later that year for Avatar’s performance.

After the film’s success, Sam Worthington starred in the action-fantasy film Clash of the Titans, where he portrayed Perseus the same year; he also starred in a romantic film called Last Night and Love & Distrust. He received a Teen Choice Awards nomination for his performance in the film Clash of the Titans.

Since then, he has made his appearances in various hit films as Everest, Hacksaw Ridge, The Shack, The Titan, Fractured, and others.

As of 2020, he is busy preparing for various coming films, including Avatar 2 and 3, Dreamland, The Georgetown Project, and Lansky.

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Television Shows

Sam Worthington has also made appearances in several tv series since 2000. His first small appearances series are JAG, Water Rats, Blue Heelers. In 2010, he made his appearances in 10 episodes of the Australian drama program called Love My Way as Howard Light. He also appeared in the medical drama called The Surgeon as Dr. Sam Dash in 2005. He then continued making small appearances in the tv series Two Twisted, deadline Gallipoli, and Manhunt: Unabomber.


Personal life

Sam Worthington is a married man, and he is committed to Lara Bingle, an Australian model. They tied their knot at the end of 2014. She gave birth to their first child a year after in 2015 and gave birth to another child in 2016, namely Rocket Zot Worthington and Racer Worthington, and both of their children are sons. As in 2020, his wife revealed about having a third son.

Worthington has been arrested one time for his attack on Sheng Li, a paparazzo, in 2014. He was again filed with 3.7 million dollars by the paparazzo later that year. However, the case was solved outside of the court between Li and Worthington.Sam Worthington

Body Measurement

Sam Worthington is 44 years old as of 2020. He is at the top of his successful career. He has a tall height of 5 feet and 10 inches. As an action hero, he possesses an athletic body build and has a chest of 42 inches, arms of 15 inches, and waist about 33 inches. His distinctive feature includes his muscular feature.


How much is the Current Net worth of Sam?

Sam Worthington’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around 30 million dollars. Following Avatar’s success, his net worth leaped forward by millions. We can guarantee that his net worth will reach its peak by 2024 as he is working on Avatar 2 and Avatar 3, which are believed to be released by 2022 and 2024, respectively. His hit films are enough for him to earn millions, but he also earns a little extra from various brand endorsements.


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