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Atticus Shaffer Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Atticus Ronald Shaffer was born on 19 June 1998, in Santa Clarita, California USA; he has ancestral roots in Poland, Germany, Italy, and England. He is an actor best known for playing the main role of Brick Heck in the ABC sitcom “The Middle”. This, along with commercials, television show appearances, and voice acting have put his net worth to where it is now.
How rich is Atticus Shaffer? Sources inform that his net worth is at $4 million as of early 2016. Most of his net worth can be attributed to his role in “The Middle”. He’s also been having great success doing voices and voice-overs for various animated shows and films. With some appearances in movies, and the prospect of more opportunities as his career moves on, this might be just the beginning for young Atticus.
Atticus Shaffer Net Worth $4 Million
Atticus started his career when he was discovered in 2006. His first opportunity came as a guest star in the television show “The Class”. His performance there landed him the lead role for the show “The Middle”, which was the start of his rise in net worth. Soon after, he found himself starring in other television shows as a guest, being featured in shows like “My Name is Earl”, “Days of Our Lives”, and “Carpoolers”. He also received some opportunities for films like a short role in the movie “Hancock” where he had a scene with Will Smith. He has also starred in films like “The Unborn”, “Leaving Barstow” and “Opposite Day”. He took parts in commercials, and then was given the idea to do voice-overs for animated movies and films. He’s voiced for titles like “Frankenweenie”, “Subject: I Love You” and “Year One”. He’s also working for the animated television show “Fish Hooks” which has been on air since 2010. He currently continues his career both as an actor and voice actor, steadily increasing his net worth.
Shaffer has won a few awards for his achievements, including the Media Access Diversity Award for Actor with Physical or Emotional Disability. He also received a Young Artist Award for his role in “The Middle”, and for his role in “Frankenweenie”, an Annie Award for voice acting.
As for Atticus’ personal life, he’s known to have Type IV Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a rare genetic condition which affects his bones and makes them brittle, which is the reason for his small size. This is also why he can portray roles of a younger person. Despite this sickness, he doesn’t let it affect him. He is home-schooled and calls himself a bit of a nerd. He plays popular toys like Yu-Gi-Oh and Lego. He also enjoys watching and reading anything from the Star Wars Franchise. Aside from these, he watches a lot of the History Channel, such as shows like “The Pickers” and “Storage Wars”. Atticus also loves camping and does his best to earn merits and badges. He also doesn’t take his fame too seriously; at times he tells that he isn’t used to people talking about him or looking at him. He thinks of his career as an inspiration for people like him and those that look up to him as a role-model.