Sam Worthington Biography

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For every success, there is a story. A man who lives in his car turns out to be the favorite actor of many people, that’s how time flies. This article showcases everything you need to know about Sam Worthington.

Who Is Sam Worthington?

Sam Worthington is a British born Australian writer and film actor who played the role of jake sully in the Avatar movie series, Marcus Wright in Terminator Salvation, and Perseus in Clash of the Titans. Samuel Henry John Worthington was born in Godalming, Surrey, England, the UK, on August 2, 1976, to the family of Jeanne (Martyn) and Ronald Worthington. His mother is a full housewife while his father worked as a power plant employee when Sam was six months old, his family relocated to Australia where he grew up with his sister, Lucinda, in Warnbro, Western Australia.

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Sam had his primary school education in Western Australia, after that he enrolled and graduated at the age of 22 from NIDA (Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art) in 1998


Sam Worthington’s career kickoff in the year 2000 in an Australian movie titled Bootmen, a film about a troop of “tap dogs.” That same year, he appeared in Hart’s War and A Matter of Life. In the year 2002, he starred in another hailed Australian drama, Dirty Deeds, along with Toni Collette and John Goodman.

A year later, Sam featured in another Aussie film, opposite David Wenham in Gettin’ Square. The director of the film, Jonathan Teplitzky, subjected actors who were up to 8 years older than the then-27-year-old Worthington to test. However, the director wasn’t sure Sam “could convincingly play a tough guy and also have elements of the leading man about him.” Still, in the end, Teplitzky chooses him,” and had “David playing the older, slightly more streetwise accomplice” proclaiming “it worked.”

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Sam had his career breakthrough in the year 2004 when he played the role of Cate Shortland in Australian drama Somersault. Moreover, Worthington’s career took off internationally in 2009 when he played the role of Jake Sully in James Cameron’s Avatar, and as Marcus Wright, a cyborg who assists the humans despite their mistrusts of him in Terminator Salvation (2009).

Following that, Worthington appeared in high profile films such as Clash of the Titans (2010), The Debt (2010), Texas Killing Fields (2011), Wrath of the Titans (2012 andMan on a Ledge (2012). In 2010, Sam launched a production company, Full Clip Productions, with two of his close friends John Schwarz and Michael Schwarz. 

How Old Is Sam Worthington?

Sam Worthington is forty-four years old as of 2020; he was born on August 2, 1976. His birthday anniversary comes up yearly on August 2.

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  • Height: 1.78 meters
  • Weight: 50-100 kg
  • Hair: Black
  • Eyes: Grey

Sam Worthington Wife

After years of relationship, Sam exchanged wedding vows with Lara Bingle in 2014; their union has been blessed with two children so far.

sam worthington wife


Net Worth

As of 2020, Sam Worthington has a whopping net worth of $26 million. He earns a lot from his acting job as well as other business he has.

Social Media Presence

Sam is active on twitter with over 2000 followers.



Originally posted 2020-05-02 14:56:15.

Author: 9jaglitz

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