Quick Facts of

  • First NameEthan Hawke
  • Net Worth$ 55 million
  • CareerActor

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Ethan Hawke?  

American actor Ethan Hawke began his acting career as Ben Crandall in the film Explorers and got his breakthrough as Todd Anderson in the film Dead Poets Society in 1989.

Besides an actor, he is also a director, producer, and writer. As of January 2020, Ethan has an estimated net worth of $55 million.

In 2001, he earned a salary of $12 million from the film Training Day. Similarly, the actor made $3 million from the movie Assault on Precinct 13 and $4 million from Daybreakers.


Dead Poets Society actor Ethan Hawke lives in Brooklyn, New York. He purchased 4,026 square feet villa for $3,900,000.

Ethan Hawke's Brooklyn house is worth $3,900,000
Ethan Hawke’s Brooklyn house is worth $3,900,000   Image Source: Variety

The mansion was built in an Italianate meets Greek Revival style with a red brick townhouse, circa in 1859. The bungalow features 6 bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half bathrooms.

Charity Works

There is no doubt Hawke is a kind-hearted and generous person as he loves helping the needy ones. To date, he has been engaged with various charities.

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Ethan has supported different foundations and campaigns such as the American Foundation for AIDS Research, Habitat For Humanity, Human Rights Campaign, The Doe Fund, Tibet House, and Tibet House US.

The stars like Adriana Lima, Alec Baldwin, Andy Cohen, Paul Simon, Uma Thurman, and Yoko Ono also support the same charities.

Raised By Social Worker

Ethan Hawke was born Ethan Green Hawke on November 6, 1970, in Austin, Texas, United States. His father James Steven Hawke is an actuary and mother Leslie Carole Green is a social worker.

Ethan was 4 years old when his parents divorced. After the separation, he was raised by his mother. He has four siblings, Matthew Hawke, Heather Powers, Samuel Hawke, and Patrick Powers.

The versatile personality attended Packer Collegiate Institute and after that, he joined West Windsor Plainsboro High School. Then, he transferred to the Hun School of Princeton and graduated in 1988.

Later, Hawke enrolled at the New York University and studied English program for a couple of years, however, he dropped out in order to make his career as an actor.

Married Twice: Father Of Four

5 feet 10 inches tall Ethan Hawke was married to Uma Thurman on May 1, 1998. The couple shares a daughter, Maya Hawke, and son, Levon Roan Thurman-Hawke.

The duo sadly officially divorced on July 20, 2004.

Ethan Hawke with his family
Ethan Hawke with his family   Image Source: Getty Images

After Uma, Ethan moved on and married to Ryan Hawke on June 21, 2008. The adorable pair has two children, Clementine Jane Hawke and Indiana Hawke.

Glimpse Of His Acting Career

49 years old Ethan debuted as Ben Crandall in the film, Explorers in 1985. For his portrayal, he was nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film. In 1988, he appeared in the short movie Lion’s Den.

After that, she appeared in films such as Waterland, A Midnight Clear, and Reality Bites. Also, he played in movies like Gattaca, Before Sunset, Getaway, Stockholm, The Truth, and others.

Dead Poets Society star Ethan Hawke
Dead Poets Society star Ethan Hawke   Image Source: Hello Magazine

Furthermore, the actor is also a notable part of the television series like Alias, Robot Chicken, Moby Dick, Exit Strategy, The Purge, and The Good Lord Bird. Besides that, he worked as a director in the documentary Seymour: An Introduction.

Likewise, Before Sunset actor appeared as a cameo in the film, Blaze where he also served as writer, director, and producer.


Ethan always wanted to become a writer the depth in his writing shows his passion. He has written books such as New York’s Unique and Unexpected Places, Ash Wednesday, Rules for a Knight, and Indeh: A Story of the Apache Wars.

Ethan Hawke's novel, The Hottest State
Ethan Hawke’s novel, The Hottest State   Image Source: Goodreads

As per some online sites, Hawke earned $400,000 after he sold his first published novel, The Hottest State.