What is Geoffrey Rush's Net Worth?

Geoffrey Rush is an Australian actor and film producer who has a net worth of $40 million. Rush is credited as being one of the few people to have won the Triple Crown of Acting, an Academy Award, Tony Award, and Emmy Award. Geoffrey was named Australian of the Year in 2012, and he served as President of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts from 2011 to 2017. Rush has appeared in more than 60 film and television projects, including “Shine” (1996), “Shakespeare in Love” (1998), “Quills” (2000), “The King’s Speech” (2010), “The Life and Death of Peter Sellers” (2004), and “Genius” (2017).


In 1980, Rush was cast as Father Peter Fuller on the Australian television series “Menotti,” and he made his film debut in 1981’s “Hoodwink.” He then appeared in the films “Starstruck” (1982) and “Twelfth Night” (1986) and the miniseries “Frontier” (1987). Geoffrey got his big break when he landed the role of David Helfgott in 1996’s “Shine,” which earned him several awards, including an Oscar. In 1998, he portrayed Inspector Javert in “Les Misérables,” Sir Francis Walsingham in “Elizabeth,” and Philip Henslowe in “Shakespeare in Love.” In 1999, Rush starred in the superhero comedy “Mystery Men” and the horror movie “House on Haunted Hill,” then he portrayed the Marquis de Sade in 2000’s “Quills.” He played Leon Trotsky in “Frida” (2002) and appeared in “The Tailor of Panama” (2001), “Lantana” (2002), “The Banger Sisters” (2002), “Swimming Upstream” (2003), “Ned Kelly” (2003), “Intolerable Cruelty” (2003), “Munich” (2005), and “Elizabeth: The Golden Age” (2007), and he voiced Nigel the pelican in 2003’s “Finding Nemo,” which brought in $940.3 million at the box office.

Personal Life

Geoffrey married actress Jane Menelaus on November 20, 1988, and they welcomed daughter Angelica in 1992 and son James in 1995. In November 2017, the tabloid “The Daily Telegraph” reported that Rush had engaged in “inappropriate behaviour” with a co-star onstage during a Sydney Theatre Company production of “King Lear.” Eryn Jean Norvill alleged that Geoffrey had “touched her genitals during the production of ‘King Lear’ without her consent” on five consecutive nights in 2015. Rush filed a defamation lawsuit against “The Daily Telegraph” and he was awarded $850,000 in November 2018. The following month, the publication was ordered to pay Geoffrey $2.87 million.

Geoffrey Rush Quick Facts

What is the net worth of Geoffrey Rush? What is his zodiac sign? Here is Geoffrey Rush in a nutshell:

Geoffrey Rush Overview
Net Worth$40 Million
Date of BirthJuly 6, 1951 (age 72 years)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height6 ft (1.83 m)
ProfessionActor, Film Producer, Film Score Composer, Musician, Voice Actor

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Someone told me that there's a connection to Superman, that in an early edition of the Green Lantern comics, Tomar Re was the envoy to Krypton. That was fascinating to me.

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It's their story, and I got to be the guy in the back while they were in the foreground.

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I didn't know the Green Lantern comics at all. I was a Superman reader.

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I live in Australia, and I am Australian, and because I grew up in an era where we didn't have a film industry, and now we do, it's just really exciting for me to be able to say that I work in my own culture in a medium that I find fascinating.

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I often thought I was in the wrong business. I was pretty seriously thinking of tossing it in before I shot Shine. I do not know why. I was pretty restless, I had been through a bad period of stress induced anxiety - panic attacks - and I was not sure of what I wanted to do.

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