Timothée Chalamet is an American and French actor, best known for his roles in Call Me by Your Name, Dune, and the upcoming flick, Wonka. Since starting his film career in 2008, Chalamet has appeared in more than 30 films, winning numerous awards and nominations from several major award-giving bodies.
Given his high-profile filmography, it also comes with a hefty paycheck. So, it poses the question of what is Timothée Chalamet’s net worth today and which projects were the most successful for the actor. His wealth is largely attributed to his acting roles. However, his luxury cars and a lavish Beverly Hills mansion also impact his net worth. Let’s take a closer look at how he amassed this fortune and the projects that contributed significantly to his wealth.
Timothée Hal Chalamet was born on December 27, 1995, in New York City. His mother was a Broadway dancer and an alumni of Yale. His father worked as an editor and correspondent of French heritage. Because of his father’s French background, Chalamet has dual French-American citizenship.
Chalamet grew up in Hell’s Kitchen and was accepted into a special high school for music and art. This was where Chalamet began to develop his creative talents. The school he attended also has its share of children with famous parents, like Madonna’s daughter Lourdes. Chalamet also starred in many school musicals in his high school years.
He graduated high school in 2013, and attended Columbia University, majoring in cultural anthropology. Chalamet only attended the university for one year before transferring to the Gallatin School of Individualized Study. This allowed him to focus on his growing acting career.
Timothée Chalamet started as a child actor and appeared in numerous commercials. He also appeared in multiple short films where he further developed his acting skills. Chalamet’s first TV role was in an episode of Law & Order. He then appeared in the TV movie Loving Leah before he participated in an off-Broadway production of The Talls.
In 2012, Chalamet already landed recurring roles in shows like Royal Pains and Homeland. It was his appearance in Homeland that furthered his acting career. Chalamet received various honors and awards for his performances.
In 2014, Chalamet briefly appeared in Men, Women & Children. But he became even more recognized when he appeared in the movie Interstellar, playing Matthew McConaughey’s son. The film went on to gross $75 million worldwide. He went on to appear in Worst Friends and One & Two. By the end of 2015, Chalamet appeared in The Adderall Diaries and Love the Coopers.
Chalamet once revealed that he expected his career to further take off when he appeared on Interstellar. He also revealed that he had a number of unsuccessful auditions for several major roles. The films Chalamet unsuccessfully auditioned for included The Neon Demon and White Boy Rick. Chalamet returned to theater in 2016 and was part of a production of Prodigal Son, based on the biography by John Patrick Shanley.
Chalamet received a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actor for his performance in the production. He was also nominated for a Drama League Award. By the end of 2016, Chalamet starred in Miss Stevens, which also received rave reviews.
Timothée Chalamet gained a lot of recognition for Interstellar. However, it was in 2017 when he starred in Call Me By Your Name that skyrocketed to massive success. Chalamet’s performance was especially raved about, and he became the third-youngest person to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor. In the same year, Chalamet starred in Hot Summer Nights but received mixed reviews. He also landed roles in Hostiles and Lady Bird, where he starred alongside Saoirse Ronan.
In 2018, Chalamet appeared in Beautiful Boy as a teenager who was addicted to meth. It was also just as well-received by critics and he received several nominations. Chalamet then appeared in A Rainy Day in New York by Woody Allen. He donated his salary from the film to charity after sexual abuse allegations surfaced against the director.
Chalamet then appeared in The King as Henry V, which aired on Netflix. In 2019, he played Laurie in Little Women, and in 2020, Chalamet hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live. It was at this time that he was announced to play Paul Atreides in the blockbuster franchise Dune. In 2021, Chalamet appeared in Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch as student revolutionary Zeffirelli.
His latest roles include the titular character in Wonka and in Dune 2, where he reprises his role. Timothée Chalamet’s net worth got a reported $9 million bump when he signed on for Wonka. Chalamet is also set to star in the Bob Dylan biopic Going Electric.
It wasn’t confirmed how much money Chalamet made for his films. However, some reports claimed Chalamet made $2.2 million for Dune, which could only increase depending on negotiations of box office profits and residuals.
Timothée Chalamet’s net worth has also got a considerable boost from his real estate investments. In October 2022, Chalamet purchased a large estate in Beverly Hills for $11 million. The home belonged to Justin Verlander and his wife, Kate Upton, who previously bought the residence in 2016 for $5.25 million. It was also once owned by tennis star Pete Sampras and his wife Bridgette Wilson, who bought it from musician Kenny G.
The property has a pool, a spa, a tennis court, several outdoor lounge areas, as well as a servants’ quarters and a bonus room with its own entrance.
Aside from being a talented actor, Timothée Chalamet is also considered a fashion icon. GQ once referred to him as the best-dressed man in the world, a title that underscores his unique sense of style and his ability to effortlessly blend casual and high fashion. Vogue has also described the actor as the most influential man in the fashion world, lauding his daring sartorial choices that often blur the lines between traditional masculine and feminine attire.
In 2021, Chalamet served as the co-chair at the Met Gala, one of the biggest fashion events globally, further cementing his status as a fashion influencer. His eclectic fashion sense has made him a trendsetter, inspiring many with his bold and avant-garde outfits.
Timothée Chalamet divides his time between New York and California. While the actor rarely talks about his personal life, it is known he dated Madonna’s daughter, Lourdes Leon, in 2013. Chalamet also dated Lily Rose-Depp from October 2018 to April 2020 and again in March 2021. Since starring with Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird, director Greta Gerwig once revealed she wanted to set them up.
Chalamet also dated Eiza Gonzalez in June 2020, but the couple called it quits in October of the same year. In April 2022, Chalamet was dating influencer Sarah Talabi when they were spotted together attending Coachella. Chalamet was also linked to his Bones and All co-star Taylor Russell but nothing was confirmed.
Most recently, Chalamet has been linked with reality star Kylie Jenner. Their romantic connection surfaced when, in April 2023, TMZ revealed photos of Jenner’s black Range Rover parked at Chalamet’s Beverly Hills residence. The pair were also mentioned together in an article about Kendall Jenner and Bad Bunny. Jenner and Chalamet were publicly seen together for the first time on September 4, 2023, attending Beyonce’s concert in Los Angeles.
They have been seen together since then. Jenner and Chalamet were spotted going on a date in New York. Jenner and Chalamet were also seen attending the US Open together.
Timothée Chalamet Net Worth in 2023
Timothée Chalamet has a net worth of $25 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. This is mainly from his appearances in high-profile movies and TV series over the years. His appearance in Dune likely played a big part in his high net worth and his work in The King.
In October 2020, Chalamet’s net worth was reportedly $6 million, and in 2022, he had a net worth of $10 million. As said before, Chalamet donated his salary from the Woody Allen film to three different charities after the allegations surfaced from Allen’s daughter, Dylan Farrow.
With his numerous accolades, Chalamet is also one of the most in-demand actors and one of the most talented in his generation. Fans can look forward to seeing him next in 2023’s Wonka and 2024’s Dune 2.