Austin Butler net worth: How much is the actor who plays Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s film worth?

Actor Austin Butler wasn’t that big of a movie star before director Baz Luhrmann decided to trust his talents to play Elvis Presley in his biopic. However, that doesn’t mean he hasn’t earned his fare share of money over the years as a television and film actor. Butler appeared in television shows such as ‘Arrow’ and ‘The Carrie’ Diaries’. He launched himself to stardom with a starring role in ‘The Shannara Chronicles‘ by appearing in 20 episodes between 2016 and 2017. Since then, he hasn’t stopped working on several films and television series.

In movies, Butler had a small but significant role in Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ from 2019. That year was when everything started to click for the actor, he got the role of a lifetime and made it his own. Director Baz Luhrmann decided to cast him as Elvis in the music icon’s biopic. He recently won the Golden Globe for acting for his performance and he is starting to get even more buzz for the Academy Awards. In 2016, Butler started dating Vanessa Hudgens, which was also a major boost to his career.

How much is Austin Butler worth now?

For his role as Elvis Presley, Austin Butler only won $700,000 and his estimated net-worth at the moment is $4 million. It’s not much for a Hollywood leading man but his success as Elvis will inevitably bring him better paid roles. For now, he can get all the praise he is getting and wait for his agent’s phone to start ringing. With his upset Golden Globes win, Austin has positioned himself as the unlikely underdog for the Academy Awards. Butler also landed a role in Dennis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune: Part Two’ franchise as Feyd-Rautha, a film that will premiere in 2023.