Orlando Bloom, an English actor, has a net worth of $40 million in 2023, per celebritynetworth. Bloom’s rise to fame began at Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London when he played the role of Legolas in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy just two days after graduating.
This iconic part catapulted him to stardom and led to his starring roles in other blockbuster films like “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Troy,” “Kingdom of Heaven,” “Elizabethtown,” “Love and Other Disasters,” “New York, I Love You,” and “The Three Musketeers.”
Bloom reprised his role as Legolas in “The Hobbit” trilogy and is currently starring in the Broadway production of “Romeo and Juliet.”
Apart from his film career, he has also appeared on TV shows and won several acting awards. Bloom was previously married to supermodel Miranda Kerr, but they divorced, and he later tied the knot with Katy Perry.
Shortly after graduating from Guildhall in 1999, Orlando Bloom landed his first major role as Legolas in “The Lord of the Rings” movie trilogy (2001-2003), which also included appearances in “Black Hawk Down” (2001).
The entire cast of the “Rings” films received Screen Actors Guild Best Ensemble Acting Award nominations for three years straight and won in the category for the third “Ring” film in 2003.
Bloom went on to star in the successful Disney franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean,” playing Will Turner in “The Curse of the Black Pearl” (2003), “Dead Man’s Chest” (2006), “At World’s End” (2007), and briefly, in “Dead Men Tell No Tales” (2017).
Thanks to his roles in these popular franchises, he was the most-searched man on Google News in 2006 and had appeared in four of the top 15 highest-grossing films by May 2007.
Bloom reprised his role as Legolas in “The Hobbit” films, including “The Battle of the Five Armies” (2014).
He also starred in several other films, such as “Troy” (2004), “Kingdom of Heaven” (2005), “Elizabethtown” (2005), “The Three Musketeers” (2011), “Zulu” (2013), “Unlocked” (2017), and “Romans” (2017).
In addition to his film work, Bloom has remained involved in theater, making his Broadway debut in 2013 as Romeo in “Romeo and Juliet” and starring in the 2018 Trafalgar Studios production of “Killer Joe.”
He has also appeared on television shows, such as “Extras” (2006), “LA Phil Live” (2011), “Easy” (2016), and “Carnival Row” (2019).
In 2002, the illustrious actor, Bloom, left an indelible mark on the advertising world by starring in a Gap television commercial alongside the immensely talented actress Kate Beckinsale. The commercial was widely praised for its captivating visuals and dynamic storytelling.
Years later, in 2007, Bloom’s global appeal reached new heights as he graced the small screen in a commercial for the prestigious Japanese cosmetics brand Shiseido.
The commercial aired during late-night programming showcased Bloom’s impeccable acting skills, further cementing his status as a world-renowned performer.
Beyond his remarkable contributions to the entertainment industry, Bloom is also a passionate philanthropist. In 2009, he was bestowed with the prestigious title of UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in recognition of his tireless actions to enhance the lives of disadvantaged children worldwide.
He has been a vocal advocate for children’s education and has worked closely with the organization to raise awareness about the education crisis faced by children in Ukraine during the country’s military conflict with Russia.
Bloom’s unwavering commitment to this cause has inspired many and is a testament to his compassionate nature and generosity.
Orlando put up his Beverly Hills residence for sale in March 2019 with a price tag of $9 million, having acquired the property two years prior in 2017 for $7 million.
Later in October 2020, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom purchased a lavish 9-acre estate in the scenic region of Montecito, California, for a staggering $14.2 million.
The purchase reflects the couple’s taste for luxury and grandeur, with the sprawling property boasting breathtaking views and extravagant amenities.