Australian actor and director, Rhys Wakefield started out as a regular on the Australian TV series Home and Away and later, earned popularity playing the lead in James Cameron’s thriller Sanctum. With his most recognizable role as Thomas Mollison in 2008’s The Black Balloon, Wakefield has received several nominations in his career. Currently, the actor owns the net worth in millions of dollars.
The talented actor, Rhys Wakefield was born in the year 1988 on November 20 in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Talking about his parents, well, his mother was a medical standards officer and his father was in the navy. From his early days, he always had thought to be busy too and be independent like his parents.
Being in the independent family, he too grew up with the same mentality right from his childhood. He complected his study from MacDonald College of Performing Arts where he won an acting scholarship in 2003.
Wakefield is neither married nor in a relationship with anyone, as of May 2019, seems to prefer low key life. The actor might be in a secret relationship, however, he has never confirmed about that.
Previously, he was linked to the beautiful Australian actress Indiana Evans. The two were seen together in February 2006, but both of them never confirmed their relationship. Some online sources even assumed them to be dating together.
According to Celebritynetworth, Rhys Wakefield has accumulated the total net worth amount of $3 million, as of May 2019. Delivering heartbreaking performance in many movies and television series, the handsome actor has amassed a huge fortune in his life. His net worth is often compared with celebrities Brittany Bristow, Aissa Wayne, and Horatio Sanz.
Wakefield mainly earns from his acting career, besides that, he also makes good money as a director. Also, he earns from endorsement deals and advertisement. He would probably earn nearly six digits figure from his career as an actor and director.
Making his professional acting debut from the Australian TV series Don’t Blame Me, Wakefield was given a role as Lucas Holden in the long-running Australian Soap musical show Home and Away in August 2005. His performance on the series prompted a Logie Nomination for ‘Best New Talent’ in 2006.
Similarly, Wakefield debuted a leading role as Thomas Mollison in a feature film in The Black Balloon for which, he received a nomination for Best Actor by the Australian Film Institute and the Australian Film Critics Circle.
All things considered, he co-wrote and directed the short film A Man Walks Into a Bar which was a finalist at the 2013 Tropfest International Short Film Festival in Sydney. Likewise, his screenplay, entitled Please Close the Gate was authoritatively chosen for the 2016 Beverly Hills Film celebration and was a feature finalist at Cinequest Film Festival Screenwriting competition.
As of May 2019, the actor showed up a recurring role in the TV series True Detective and TV movie Reprisal. Apart from that, he has played in the film Bliss. His most commercially successful project to date was the 2013 horror film The Purge, which brought in $64,000,000 at the box office.
Phenomenal Australian actor, Rhys Wakefield has earned several awards and nominations in his acting career. For his brilliant performance in 2008 released movie ‘The Black Balloon‘, he received a nomination at “AACTA Award”.
Likewise, Rhys earned Fright Meter Award for his exceptional performance in action horror movie The Purge. His hard work and dedication have been key points of his success.
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