Tobey Maguire’s net worth is estimated to be around $95 million as of 2020.
Born Tobias Vincent Maguire on the 27th of June 1975, he is best known for playing the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man” trilogy (2002 – 2007).
Maguire has won many nominations and awards in his acting career and it is safe to say that he is also very wealthy.
This award-winning actor started playing supporting roles since 1989. Today, he is not only playing lead roles in movies but has also become an exceptional film producer.
His net worth is certainly huge and set to increase in the coming years.
This is because Maguire is still very much active in doing the things that have built his net worth over the years.
Source of Wealth
Maguire’s source of wealth is mainly his acting career. He made a significant chunk of his net worth or wealth from the Spider-Man films.
In 2004, the first Spider-Man film grossed over $403.7 million locally and $821.7 million around the world. Tobey Maguire accounted for $4 million in pay rates for the film.
He earning increased with the release of “Spider-Man 2″(2004) as he took home $17.5 million and 5% of the back-end.
His salary in 2007 after Spider-Man 3 was put at $15 million, including a 7.5% back-end.
Maguire also earned $12.5 million for his performance in “Seabiscuit”(2003).
He has been in many other blockbuster movies and TV shows that have made him really good money over the years.
Apart from his pay as an actor and producer, Maguire also makes money from brand endorsement deals.
Tobey Maguire was born as Tobias Vincent Maguire. He was born in Santa Monica, California, on the 27th of June, 1975.
He is the son of Vincent Maguire and his wife Wendy (nee Brown). Maguire’s father, Vincent, was a construction worker and a cook.
His mother, Wendy, was a secretary who later became a film producer and screenwriter. He has four half-brothers.
The Maguire family has both Austrian and Puerto Rican ancestry.
When Maguire was 2 years old, his parents divorced and he subsequently spent his childhood moving to live with one parent after the other.
He did not have a steady educational background because of the transient nature of his school years.
Nevertheless, his mother encouraged him to enroll in a drama class and inspired him to embrace acting at a tender age.
He eventual obtained his GED in 2000.
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1989 – 2000: Maguire is popularly known for his role as the Spider-Man. His career as an actor started when he appeared in the 1989 film “The Wizard”.
He started acting as a child and as a teenage actor in the 1990’s.
He was cast in many films and televisions series during this period. His notable appearances include “This Boy’s Life”(1993), “S.F.W.”(1994), and the 1997 films “The Ice Storm”, “Deconstructing Harry”, and “Joyride”.
He was also cast in “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”(1998), “Pleasantville”(1998), “Ride with the Devil”(1999), and “Wonder Boys”(2000).
He would later win the Best Supporting Performance – Male at the 2000 Toronto Films Critics Association Awards for his work in “Wonder Boys”.
For television, Maguire appeared in episodes of the series like “1st & Ten” (1990), “Roseanne”(1991), “Wild & Crazy Kids”(1992), and “Great Scott!”(1993).
He also made appearances in “Walker, Texas Ranger”(1994), “A Child’s Cry for Help”(1994), “Seduced by Madness”(1994) and “Duke of Groove”(1996).
He was also a host of an episode of “Saturday Night Live”.
2001 – 2010: Maguire acted in films that became blockbusters and earned him nominations and awards. He also produced a couple of films in this period.
His most notable works include “Spider-Man”(2002) where he double played the role of Peter Parker/ Spider-Man. He reprised the role in the sequels “Spider-Man 2” (2004) and “Spider-Man 3” (2007).
He also provided the voice for three Spider-man video games of the above films.
He was nominated the Kid’s Choice Awards’ Favorite Male Butt Kicker in 2003 for his role in Spider-Man. In 2003, MTV Movie + TV Awards, Maguire won the Best Kiss (shared with Kirsten Dunst) for his role in Spider-Man.
The Spider-Man Trilogy also earned him the “Choice Movie Actor: Drama/Action-Adventure” award at the 2002 Teen Choice Awards.
Indeed, he won many nominations and awards, but his role as Spider-Man made him very popular.
He made a cameo appearance in “Tropic Thunder” (2008) and played the role of Captain Sam Cahill in the 2009 film “Brothers”.
He was credited as the producer of films like “25th Hour”(2002), “Seabiscuit”(2003), and “Country Strong”(2009).
2011 – Present: Tobey Maguire also appeared as an actor and was credited in many films during this period. He played the role of Jeff Lang in the 2011 film “The Details”.
He appeared in films like “The Great Gatsby”(2013), “Pawn Sacrifice”(2014), and he played a voice role in “The Boss Baby”(2017).
His movie production credits are in the films “Country Strong”(2011), “Seeking Justice”(2011), “Good People”(2014), “Z for Zechariah”(2015), “The 5th Wave (2016), and also in the 2019 films “The Best of Enemies” and “Brittany Runs a Marathon”.
In television, Maguire produced and also appeared as Devon in 6 episodes of the 2014 series “The Spoils of Babylon”.
Tobey Maguire married Jennifer Meyer in 2007. Meyer was a jewelry designer and both met at a screen set in 2003.
Their first child, a daughter, was born in 2006, while their second child, a son, was born in 2009.
The couple separated and got officially divorced in 2017.
He has been a vegetarian since 1992. He has gained and lost weight to fit into the so many roles he played in movies.
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In 2002, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) declared him the World’s Sexiest Vegetarian.
He loves to play poker and has participated in many poker events.
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