Andrew Russel Garfield was born on August 20, 1983 in Los Angeles, California. åÊHowever the thespian largely grew up in London. åÊInterestingly enough, his American father was had British-born parents, and Garfield’s mother was British-born as well. åÊThe actor’s parents ran an interior design business. åÊHis father was head coach at Guildford Swimming Club in the United Kingdom. åÊWhen Garfield was 3 years old the family moved to Surrey in the United Kingdom where he spent much the rest of his youth. åÊThe multi-cultural star claims to be equally comfortable in the United Kingdom and United States. åÊWhile in England he met and became good friends with fellow English thespians Robert Pattinson (Twilight)åÊand Matt Smith. åÊWhen he moved back to LA he formed close bonds with Katy Perry, Shannon Woodward, Bo Barrett, Mia Moretti andåÊSocial Network co-star Jessie Eisenberg.
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2. Income & Salary
Garfield attended City of London Freemen’s School and acted in youth theatre productions before training in drama at theåÊCentral School of Speech and Drama of the University of London. åÊGarfield made his stage debut in 2005 and his TV debut in 5 episodes ofåÊSugar CrushåÊin the U.K. the same year. åÊHe received wider attention when he made 2 appearances in the wildly popularåÊDr. Who in 2007. åÊThat year Garfield was given theåÊLondon Theatre Critics Circle “Most Promising Newcomer Award” along with Connie Fisher. åÊIn 2010 he played Eduardo inåÊSocial NetworkåÊbefore apprising his biggest budget film to date in the comic hero rebootåÊThe Amazing Spider-Man in 2012 and the The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 2014.åÊåÊ Garfield has a contract to make a 3rd film before another star takes over as the new web slinger. åÊGarfield is slated to appear inåÊMartin Scorsese’s Silence in 2015.
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Garfield was paid $500,000 for his part inåÊThe Amazing Spider-Man, which is typical cover charge actors pay to be in multi-part mega budget franchises. åÊFor his role in inåÊAmazing Spider-Man 2 and 3 the paydays are likely in the 7 figure range however those numbers are not disclosed anywhere that NetWorthEnvy writers can see. åÊThe Peter Parker actor has stated that he hopes he never “blows up” further stating he hopes that he has to audition for every part he ever gets claiming that fighting and struggling is what makes a person develop. åÊDespite the quest for struggle, he has been sporting around LA in an Audi A7 and Porsche Panamera – a 4 door with 430 hp. åÊThe actor also says he wants to write a book about girlfriend Emma Stone citing that she is “full of genius” and “like a shot sunshine” to everyone she meets in an ABC interview. åÊDespite not wanting to ever blow up,åÊThe Amazing Spider-ManåÊdid $132 million in its opening weekend, and the actor is said to have a net worth around between $1 and $3 million dollars. åÊA number that is sure to climb due to huge 7 and likely 8 figure pay outs for Spider-Man sequels.