Elijah Wood being one of the exceptional actors that Hollywood can take pride in has been successful in all of his entertainment sectors. This includes acting as a child, teenage actor, and in mainstream lead roles. He has acted in various films. Apart from this, he also tried his versatility in television with the role of Ryan Newman in FX’s dark comedy Wilfred.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Elijah Wood Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Wood was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Warren and Debra Wood, who were delicatessen operators. Wood is the second to his parents having two siblings. The names of his siblings are Zachariah and Sister Hannah.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Elijah Wood|
|Age:||39 years old|
|Birth Date:||January 28, 1981|
|Birth Place:||Cedar Rapids, Iowa|
|Parents:||Warren Wood, Debra Krause|
|Profession:||American actor, film producer, and DJ|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$40 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Elijah was born on January 28, 1981, and has an age of 39 years old. His bodyweight is 64 Kg with a height of 1.68 m.
Education, School/College University
During his years at the elementary school, he appeared in The Sound of Music and played the titular character in the Wonderful Wizard of Oz. he also participated as a choir member in the production, ‘See How They Run.’
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
He showed the gifts of a gifted performer since the days of his childhood. At the age of seven, he was already modeling and taking piano lessons to polish his musical abilities.
Wood was born to Warren and Debra Wood, who were delicatessen operators. Wood is the second to his parents having two siblings. The names of his siblings are Zachariah and Sister Hannah.
He has a mixed ancestry of English, German, Austrian, and Danish, and was raised as a Roman Catholic.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Back in 2003, He dated a German actress Franka Potente. However, this relationship lasted only that year.
Later, he got into a relationship with an American drummer, Pamela Racine, who is a former model as well as a drummer and dancer. They met in 2005 while shooting an adventure film, ‘Everything is illuminated.’ This relationship, too, did not succeed as the duo separated after five years.
It is rumored that the reason for their separation was that wood didn’t want to settle. Wood has finally settled with Miranda Kerr. They have no children as per the moment.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||single|
|When did he get married? (married date):||N/A|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||N/A|
|Is Elijah wood Gay?||No|
Professional Life and Career
When his family moved to Los Angeles, where he was exposed to bigger prospects in the International Modelling and Talent Association annual convention.
He got his first big break in 1988 as a model in Paul Abdul’s video, ‘Forever Your Girl.’ Soon after this, his debut role in the TV film, ‘Child in the Night’ and a minor role in ‘Back to the Future Part II’ followed.
In 1990, His first major film role as Aidan Quinn’s son came in the film, ‘Avalon.’ This movie was largely received, and so was his performance. The film went on to obtain four Academy Awards nominations.
Due to his well-built reputation, he became one of the most demanded child actors. He, therefore, began to receive various offers, such as roles in ‘Internal Affairs’ and ‘Paradise,’ where he played the character of a young boy who reunites an estranged couple. He continued with this role simultaneously with another role in ‘Forever Young’ and ‘Radio Flyer.’
His unmatched desire to netter his skills helped him gain more film offers such as ‘The Adventure of Huck Finn’, which eventually was followed by ‘The Good Son,’ ‘The War,’ and ‘North,’ which to a greater extent boosted his reputation.
Due to his enormous talent, he had a smooth transition from a child actor to a mainstream lead hero. While he was enjoying a successful career as an actor, the breakthrough success came in his way with Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s novel ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.’ Despite performing in a multi-cast film, his performance was greatly noticed and received much acclaim.
He gave a voice over for the direct-to-video release of ‘The Adventure of Tom Thumb’ and ‘Thumbelina’ while working on the trilogy series. He als starred in the direct-to-video movie All I Want
Due to the success of the trilogy, he pressed in impressive performances in a string of films including ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, ‘Sin City,’ ‘Everything Is Illuminated’ and ‘Green Street.’ These films were greatly received and criticized. He then added on ‘Bobby’ and ‘Day Zero.’
Other than films, he has ventured forth in the music industry with the launch of how to own record label – Simian Records. The albums he has recorded include, ‘The Apples in Stereo,’ ‘New Magnetic Wonder’ and ‘Heloise’ and ‘Savoir Faire.’
He has given voice over for video games Spyro the Dragon in the Legend of Spiro game trilogy as well.
He founded ‘The Woodshed’ in 2010, alongside Daniel Noah and Josh C. Waller. This was a production company that promotes horror films and was in 2013 rebranded as SpectreVision
Awards & Nominations
2003 Best On-Screen Team the Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
2004 Saturn Award – Best Actor –Winner
2003 The Lord of the Rings – The Return of the King –Nominee
2002 Saturn Award – Best Performance by a Younger- Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
1995 Nominee Saturn Award – Best Performance by a Younger Actor
1993 Saturn Award – Performance by a Younger Actor – The Good Son
Elijah Wood Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of April 2020, He has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
It is rumored that the reason for their separation with Pamela, after five years if dating was that wood didn’t want to settle.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Elijah’s wood Facebook page has around 807k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 888k followers. On Elijah wood Instagram account, he has around 10.8k followers, while on YouTube, Elijah wood has around 11.7k subscribers.
Wood is so passionate, and this could cause his net worth to increase tremendously.