Christopher John Grace, commonly known as Topher Grace, is a famous American voice actor, as well as an actor. To the public, Topher Grace is perhaps best known for playing the character of Eric Forman in a period sitcom called “That ‘70s Show”, which also featured Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, and Danny Masterson in the main roles. Over the eight season run, “That ‘70s Show” managed to maintain a high average of viewers, and became the second longest-running sitcom after “Married with Children”. The success of the series showed in numerous award nominations, including Primetime Emmy Awards, Teen Choice Awards, as well as Young Artist Awards.
Topher Grace Net Worth $10 Million
More recently, Topher Grace returned to the limelight as the main antagonist in “Spider-Man 3” superhero film Eddie Brock, whose body was taken over by an alien symbiote named “Venom”. The “Spider-Man 3” film first aired in cinemas in 2007, as a sequel to the second “Spider-Man 2” movie. The cast in the third installment of the series included Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, and Bryce Dallas Howard among others. Upon its release, “Spider-Man 3” was largely criticized by many critics, who felt that the movie failed to develop a cohesive plot line and instead focused on introducing numerous characters from the comic books. Nevertheless, “Spider-Man 3” turned out to be Marvel’s third most commercially successful film, with more than $890 million grossed at the box office, which, undoubtedly contributed to the overall wealth of the cast members.
A well-known actor, how rich is Topher Grace? Sources state that Topher Grace’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million. Most of Topher Grace’s net worth and wealth comes from his acting career.
Topher Grace was born in 1978, in New York, United States, yet he spent most of his childhood in Connecticut. Topher Grace debuted on television screens in “That ‘70s Show”, where his portrayal of Eric Forman brought him a lot of public exposure. Following the success of his on-screen debut, Grace debuted on the big screen in Steven Soderbergh’s crime drama film called “Traffic”, where he starred alongside Don Cheadle, Benicio del Toro, and Michael Douglas. Grace returned to work with Soderbergh in 2001 and 2004, when he had minor roles in his heist films, entitled “Ocean’s Eleven” and “Ocean’s Twelve”. Even though Grace wished to reprise his role in “Ocean’s Thirteen”, his role in “Spider-Man 3” made his plans difficult to execute. After his performance in “Spider-Man 3”, Topher Grace received an opportunity to star in an action film with Adrien Brody, Danny Trejo and Alice Braga called “Predators”, which turned out to be a critical and commercial success. More recently, in 2014, Topher Grace played Adrian Yates in Nima Nourizadeh’s comedy film “American Ultra”, which included a cast of Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart and Connie Britton.
In addition to films and television projects, Topher Grace debuted on Broadway in a play entitled “Lonely, I’m Not” in 2012.
A well-known actor, and voice actor, Topher Grace has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Topher's great-great-great-aunt was Kate Wollman, who donated the funds to build New York's famous Wollman Rink, a public ice rink which opened in 1949. Kate was the sister of Topher's great-great-grandmother Rosa Wollman.
Dislikes the movie Space Jam (1996). He once worked in a video shop that played it constantly.
To prepare for his role as Venom in Spider-Man 3 (2007), he worked out for six months, gaining 24 pounds of muscle. He based his performance on alcoholics and drug addicts.
While in the Venom costume he used in Spider-Man 3 (2007), he didn't drink any water during his breaks because he couldn't use the bathroom with his costume on.
Contributed to and supports Barack Obama for the 2008 presidential campaign.
Performed the lead role of Pseudolus, the comical narrator, in "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum" at his high school. He also appeared in "Fiddler On The Roof," "Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" and "The Pirates Of Penzance".
Often seen wearing a watch on his right wrist, but appears to be ambidextrous.
Wore a wig on That '70s Show (1998) to make his haircut look more in line with the men's hairstyles of the 1970s. This is why during the first season his hair changes color from brown to light red in some episodes.
Attended summer camp with Chloë Sevigny, they appeared in several stage plays together. Though only a few years older, Chloë used to babysit him and his younger sister.
Decided not to come back for the last season of That '70s Show (1998) and, instead, bought an apartment in New York to be closer to his family and focus on his film career. .
Didn't like being called Chris as a kid, so he changed his name to Topher by dropping Chris from Christopher for show business.
I'm very social. It's just most of my friends are not actors.
Most of my freshmen year at USC I'd just been partying, and I had zero direction.
[on quitting That '70s Show (1998)]: "It's heartbreaking because there's no funner job in the universe than being one of those six kids. I was in my teens when I started. It's ridiculous to even try to imagine my life without being able to laugh all day with those five people. I never cry, like ever, but I have a feeling it's coming."
[Talking about his scene with Michael Douglas in Traffic (2000)]: "I threatened Michael Douglas! Oh, man, that guy could beat me over the head with his Oscar!"
"Some of my favorite films include Out of Sight (1998) and Schizopolis (1996). So, the thing that got me most excited about getting the part was the opportunity to work with Steven Soderbergh". (when asked why he chose the part in the film Traffic (2000)).