Charlie Korsmo Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Charles Randolph Korsmo was born on 20 July 1978, in Fargo, North Dakota USA, and is a lawyer and former child actor, known for appearing in numerous projects during the 1990s, including such as “Dick Tracy” and “Hook”., but all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Charlie Korsmo? As of mid-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $500,000, earned through a career in acting and law. He now works with numerous law schools as well as political organizations. He’s also reportedly working on a film project and as he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.

Charlie Korsmo Net Worth $500,000

Charlie grew up in Minneapolis and attended Breck School, matriculating in 1996. His acting career started eight years prior when he was part of the filming of “Men Don’t Leave”, the comedy drama starring Jessica Lange, a remake of the French film “La Vie Continue”. Two years later, he was cast as The Kid/Dick Tracy, Jr. in “Dick Tracy”, a performance which earned him nominations for a Young Artist Award and Saturn Award. Afterwards, he would become part of the film “Heat Wave” directed by Kevin Hooks; his net worth was growing steadily.

More projects opened up for Korsmo, and his net worth increased further thanks to them. In 1991, he appeared in “What About Bob?” as the son of Richard Dreyfuss’ character. He was also part of the film “The Doctor” which is based on the book “A Taste of My Own Medicine”. His net worth would increase again when he was cast in “Hook” as the son of Peter Pan, Jack Banning. He was nominated for a Chicago Film Critics Association Award, and a Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor. He won a Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture.

Charlie’s last film would be in 1998 entitled “Can’t Hardly Wait”.

In 2000, Charlie completed a physics degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and then went to work for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the House of Representatives as part of the Republican Party. In 2006, he then received a Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School; during his time in Yale, he was a member of the Federalist Society. He passed the New York State Bar exam the following year, and became an associate at the Sullivan & Cromwell LLP New York office, and also a visiting professor at Brooklyn Law School. After those opportunities, Korsmo moved to Case Western Reserve University School of Law to work as a professor. In 2011, he was nominated by President Barack Obama to become a member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

Recent reports have also indicated that Charlie has been cast to be a part of the controversial art film entitled “Chained for Life” set to be released in 2018.

For his personal life, it is known that Korsmo is married to Adrienne and they have two children together.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 20, 1978
Birth place: Fargo, North Dakota, USA
Height:5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Profession:Actor
Education:Yale Law School
Nationality:American
Spouse:Adrienne Korsmo
Children:William Korsmo, Lilah Korsmo
Parents:John Korsmo, Deborah Ruf
Siblings:Joe Korsmo, Ted Korsmo
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Has stated that his performance in Dick Tracy (1990) is his personal favorite.
2Visiting professor at Brooklyn Law School teaching Torts and Land Use Controls. [August 2009]
3Attending Law School [March 2007]
4Korsmo was nominated for the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation by President Barack Obama. [2011]
5Cleveland, OH: Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law [August 2012]
6Graduated from Breck School in Golden Valley, Minnesota, in the Class of 1996.
7His parents divorced in 1989. His attorney father, John, never remarried. His mother, Deborah Ruf, soon married Jim Wittman, an owner of a truck maintenance company. From his mother's remarriage, he now has four step-siblings.
8Graduated from Yale Law School on May 31, 2006 with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree.
9After completing Hook (1991) at the age of 13, Charlie made an active decision to stop acting as he craved a normal life away from fame and Hollywood pressures. He returned to acting seven years later for one final film Can't Hardly Wait (1998).
10When he chose to stop acting, a number of the roles that he turned down went to Elijah Wood.
11Turned down the role of John Connor in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) due to having prior obligations with What About Bob? (1991). The part went to newcomer Edward Furlong.
12Fox studio was offering him $1 million to play the role of Mark Evans in The Good Son (1993) that went to Elijah Wood.
13While at Yale Law, he was a member of the Federalist Society, an organization for politically conservative law students.
14Parents are John, 51, chairman of the Federal Housing Finance Board, and Deborah Ruf, 52, a Minneapolis educational consultant. [as of January 2002].
15Nowadays, he prefers to be called "Charles," not "Charlie."
16He held a 4.0 average in physics at M.I.T.
17Has two brothers, John Edward "Ted" Korsmo II (born in 1976) and Joseph Ruf "Joe" Korsmo (born in 1983). Ted graduated from Breck School in Golden Valley, Minnesota in 1995, and then from New York University in 1999 with a BFA in Film/TV Production and Screenwriting. Joe graduated from Breck School in 2001, and then from The University of Pennsylvania in 2005 with a BA in Marketing.
18Managed the Fighting Cox, the Congressional softball team sponsored Cox, in spring 2003.
19A member of the class of 2006 at the Yale University School of Law. Along with two other students, he received the William K.S. Wang prize, which is awarded to the "student or students demonstrating superior performance in the introductory corporate law course." [2005]
20He currently serves as Deputy Domestic Policy Analyst for the House Republican Policy Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.
21He got involved in acting because he was bored in elementary school.
22Works as a special assistant with the EPA in Washington, D.C. [January 2002]
23Graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the Class of 2000 with a degree in physics.
24Accepted a postion with the Missile Defense Team of the U.S. Government. [2000]
25Raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Often plays intelligent, thoughtful characters


Quotes

#Quote
1From Case Western Law Docket: [T]hat's where my practice experience is - corporate and banking law. It's always something I've been interested in. What I'm particularly interested in is the real life impact of legal rules and legal structures. I think that the fundamental legal structures that shape our society come from corporate and financial law.
2[2014] The movie I hear the most about these days is What About Bob? (1991). That seems to be one that people still voluntarily watch. Frankly, my favorite is probably Dick Tracy (1990). That was the most satisfying in terms of what I did. I don't think I could have done any better than that.
3[the reason why he retired from acting] I worked pretty much constantly from age 10 to 13. I did five or six movies, but my family was living in Minneapolis at the time and I hadn't been in school regularly, and my voice was going to change soon. I decided I was tired of the grind and wanted to go back to school.
4I never had a bad experience on a movie. You read about various people that are supposedly hard to work with. You hear stories about Warren Beatty or Bill Murray. But everyone was very nice to me. Maybe it's because I was a kid. And they would use the fact that I was a kid. So when everyone was waiting and they needed Warren Beatty on the set, they would send me to go get him. You know, "Hey, there's 200 people waiting for you. You better come out here."
5[1997, MIT Spectrum]: Making movies was a real weird kind of adult experience. In a way it was like MIT, in that it was a great education. The big lesson is people are people. They're smart, funny, creative people, but they're people.
6I'm happy with the movies I did, and the movies I didn't do.
7I don't love acting enough to give up my life. [after his big-screen retirement from Hollywood announcement; 1991]
8I don't know what I'll do. I always thought it might be neat to be a philosopher... [about what he'll do in the future; 1991]


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1993Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsOutstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Motion PictureHook (1991)· Amber Scott
· Ryan Francis
· Dante Basco
· Raushan Hammond
· Jasen Fisher
· James Madio
· Isaiah Robinson
· Thomas Tulak
· Alex Zuckerman
· Ahmad Stoner
· Bogdan Georghe
· Adam McNatt
· René González Jr.
· Brett Willis
· Brian Willis
· Alex Gaona (stunts)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1993Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor Co-starring in a Motion PictureHook (1991)
1992CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsMost Promising ActorHook (1991)
1991Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Performance by a Younger ActorDick Tracy (1990)
1991Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor Starring in a Motion PictureDick Tracy (1990)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Can't Hardly Wait1998William Lichter
Hook1991Jack 'Jackie' Banning
The Doctor1991Nicky MacKee
What About Bob?1991Sigmund 'Siggy' Marvin
Heat Wave1990TV MovieJason (age 12)
Dick Tracy1990Kid
Men Don't Leave1990Matt Macauley

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dick Tracy Special2010TV Movie special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Child Star Confidential2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1990TV SeriesHimself
Dick Tracy: Behind the Badge, Behind the Scenes1990TV Movie documentary

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