About Garrett Hedlund
Garrett Hedlund is an American actor of Swedish and Norwegian descent.
Garrett Hedlund is well known for his role in Disney movies and other Hollywood movies. Garrett Hedlund is a Hollywood actor-singer who started his acting career in movies like 'Tron: Legacy', 'Murtagh', 'Georgia Rules', 'Four Brothers', 'On The Road', and 'Death Sentence', amongst others.
The year he bagged his debut role in 'Tron: Legacy', 2004, was also the year he appeared in a drama named 'Friday Night Lights' which premiered in the United States in October. Garrett Hedlund has also appeared as the face of country music in the drama 'Country Strong', which also starred Tim McGraw and Gwenyth Paltrow.
Garrett Hedlund Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Garrett Hedlund’s net worth?
Garrett Hedlund's acting journey began when he landed his first movie in early 2004. Some of his breakthrough roles are as Sam Flynn in one of the Disney classics, 'Tron: Legacy', and Don Billingsley in 'Friday Night Lights'. His projects also include him recording his solo music. It has all contributed to his net worth of approximately $8 million.
How much does Garrett Hedlund earn per year?
As the star of 'Tron', 'Four Brothers', 'Eragon', 'Georgia Rule', and 'Death Sentence', and the name behind the Billboard Top 100 'Give In To Me', Garrett Hedlund is the winner and recipient of several prestigious awards. He has won a Glamour Award, Saturn Award, and Teen Choice Award, amongst others. He has been on the front page of magazines such as Teen Magazine, and LL Bean.
Despite his popularity and many earning avenues, his annual earnings are not known.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Garrett Hedlund?
Garrett Hedlund's height is 6 ft (183 cm).
How old is Garrett Hedlund?
Garrett Hedlund was born in the country town of Minnesota on September 3, 1984. This crime drama famed actor is 38 years old as of 2022.
Childhood And Education
Garrett Hedlund spent his childhood in the state of Minnesota. He was born in the state on September 3, 1984. His mother's name is Kristine Anne, and she has family roots in Norway and Germany. His father, Robert Martin Hedlund, is of Swedish descent.
The actor graduated from the Horizon High School. Not much information about his college life has been provided to the media as the actor decided to remain private on his earlier life. He was a teenager when he shifted to Arizona along with his mother and worked as a waiter to gather money for his acting classes. Whilst in Arizona, Garrett Hedlund was signed by a talent agency and he relocated to Hollywood to act in his first debut film.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Garrett Hedlund dating?
Garrett Hedlund has been rumored to have had relationships with many eminent and talented celebrities over the years. His country musical drama co-star, Leighton Meester, Lindsay Lohan, the 'Georgia Rule' actress, Beau Garett, and Rashida Jones are some of the celebrities he has been linked to throughout his acting career.
It was not until 2012 that this actor and model publicly confirmed his relationship status with Kirsten Dunst. The pair dated for four years before ending things in 2016. His next major relationship was with the actress Emma Roberts. Garrett Hedlund had his first child with Roberts in 2020. They were romantically involved with each other for three years although they have now parted ways and the actor is currently single.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
Garrett Hedlund emerged from a small town to become a Billboard Top 100 singer. He is known for playing the role of Sam Flynn in Disney's 'Tron: Legacy'. He landed his acting debut in the mythological movie 'Troy', which was released in 2004. In the same year he also played Don Billingsley in 'Friday Night Lights'.
The John Singleton-directed crime film 'Four Brothers' starring Garrett Hedland as Jack Mercer earned popularity and was successful all over the world. The fantasy movie 'Eragon', released in 2006, in which Hedlund starred, also managed to dominate the box office with a gross income of $249 million globally. Under Morgan Creek Productions, his next work was 'Georgia Rule', where he co-starred with Jane Fonda, Felicity Huffman, and Lindsay Lohan. It was less of a commercial success than previous movies, and 'Death Sentence', which he starred in in 2007, also did not do as well.
Garrett Hedlund worked in the sequel of 1982 hit 'Tron','Tron: Legacy' that came out in 2010. In addition, he also appeared in 'On The Road' as Dean Moriarty, 'Inside Llewyn Davis', the famous comedy show, and the war and historical drama 'Unbroken'. 'Mudbound, 'Pan', 'Mojave', and 'Mosaic' are some other films he has been in throughout the years.
'Triple Frontier', and 'Dirt Music' are part of his recent year's work. This 'Inside Llewyn Davis' star is also a singer and his music has been performing well in the charts ever since he released 'Give In To Me'. He has his own podcast too, which released in 2021.
Garrett Hedlund is best known as Dean Moriarty in 'On The Road'.
What awards has Garrett Hedlund won?
Garrett Hedlund won the Actor Of The Year award and also won the Man Of The Year at the Glamour Awards in 2011.
Garrett Hedlund’s Hobbies And Interests
Cricket, punk music, outdoor exploring, and ice skating are his hobbies and areas of interest.
Other Interesting Garrett Hedlund Facts And Trivia
- His mother, Kristine Anne, is of Norwegian descent?
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