Joe Gilgun Net Worth


Joe Gilgun’s net worth is estimated at $1 Million – $5 Million.
Joe Gilgun (Joseph William Gilgun) was born on 9 March, 1984 in Chorley, United Kingdom, is an Actor. Find out about the life of this billionaire, including Joe Gilgun’s net worth, age, family, dating life, salary, and assets.

Popular As Joseph William Gilgun
Occupation Actor
Age 37 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born 9 March 1984
Birthday 9 March
Birthplace Chorley, United Kingdom
Nationality British

What is Joe Gilgun’s net worth?

Joe Gilgun’s net worth has been growing in 2020-2021.Joe Gilgun is 37 years old and has a net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million.

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In 2019, Gilgun created, executive produced, and starred in the Sky One comedy series Brassic. Gilgun stars as Vinnie, a working-class petty criminal living in Northern England. The six-episode series premiere on August 22, 2019. The series was well-reviewed and received a second season renewal before the first season had aired.


Gilgun was part of the main cast all four seasons of Preacher which premiered on May 22, 2016 and concluded on September 29, 2019. Additionally, Gilgun was also an executive producer of the show, producing half of its third season and all of its fourth.


In 2015, Gilgun played Ellic in Breck Eisner’s The Last Witch Hunter alongside Michael Caine, Vin Diesel, and Elijah Wood.

In March 2015 Gilgun earned the role of drug-addict vampire Cassidy, one of the main characters in the AMC series Preacher. Speaking of the casting of Gilgun, Preacher executive producer Seth Rogen said: “It’s one of those things that happens only a few times throughout your career, where you just go ‘Oh, it’s you. You’re the character that is written on the page’… You could tell Joe’s lived like 100 lifetimes, and he’s probably done some shit you do not want to hear about, but at the same time, he’s one of the most fun, loving people you’ll ever be around. And it was exactly what the character needed to be.”

In Spring 2015, Gilgun both filmed the pilot episode of Preacher, as well as The Infiltrator, a 2016 crime film starring Bryan Cranston.


In the following years, Gilgun appeared in the 2012 American science fiction film Lockout, co-written and produced by Luc Besson and starring Guy Pearce, the 2013 BBC series Ripper Street as a Fagin-type character, Carmichael, as well as starring in the final two series of Misfits. He appears in the music video for “Tiny Legs” by Then Thickens, released in 2014. Having been friends with a few members of the band from growing up around Chorley, Joe agreed to star in the video. It involved him having makeup, flour and eggs applied to his face amongst other things and took several, messy takes to get right.


Gilgun found the break from acting difficult, telling The Guardian in December 2011 that “[I] went off the fucking rails” and became confused about what to do with his life. He ended up working as a plasterer.

Gilgun reprised the character of Woody for three Channel 4 TV spin-off series of This Is England, called This Is England ’86. and This is England ’88 and This Is England ’90, which aired in September 2010, December 2011 and 2015 respectively. In 2010, This is England writer-director Shane Meadows referred Gilgun to star in longtime collaborator Paul Fraser’s music video for the song “Dead American Writers” by Tired Pony.

On 9 May 2011, it was announced that Gilgun had been cast as newcomer Rudy Wade in the third series of Misfits with Matt Stokoe. The character Rudy can manifest a clone of himself that roughly represents his conscience. He appeared in the first episode of the third series in late October 2011 with Matt Stokoe. He replaced as lead the character of Nathan following the departure of Robert Sheehan. An online short called Vegas Baby covered Nathan Young’s exit and Rudy’s arrival. Gilgun said that replacing Sheehan had “been frightening… You’d think that it’d be a total ballache, what with being new and stuff and Rob doing such a good job”.


Gilgun was granted time off from Emmerdale to shoot the 2009 British crime thriller Harry Brown, where he played drug dealer Kenny Soames. Gilgun announced he would quit Emmerdale on 10 November 2009, feeling the time was right to move on. His last appearance was on 30 April 2010. An Emmerdale representative said the programme had not ruled out a future return for the character. Gilgun later indicated he currently had no such plans.


He returned to acting full-time in 2006, when he won the roles of both trouble-prone Eli Dingle in long-running soap opera Emmerdale and kind-hearted skinhead Woody in This Is England, his debut as a film actor. This Is England was released in the UK on 27 April 2007 and subsequently won several awards including a BAFTA for Best British Film in 2008.

In 2007, Gilgun starred alongside welterweight boxing champion Michael Jennings in a locally produced feature-length documentary entitled Chorley: Where People Go to Fight. All proceeds went to Derian House Children’s Hospice, with Gilgun helping to present the cheque. Additionally, he appeared in a Dingle-centred episode of Ghosthunting with… hosted by Yvette Fielding.


Gilgun studied A Levels at Runshaw College.Outside of odd jobs and a few roles in small theater productions, Gilgun worked as a plasterer until returning to acting full-time with Emmerdale in 2006.


As a child actor, Gilgun played little tearaway Jamie Armstrong in Coronation Street between 1994 and 1997. He left the soap when the actress playing his on-screen mother left the show. Gilgun revisited the set in an ITV special The Kids from Coronation Street in 2004. In 1998, when he was 14 years old, he presented a feature on Wish You Were Here…? where he visited Phantasialand, one of Germany’s largest theme parks.


Joseph William Gilgun (born 9 March 1984) is an English actor known for several roles, including that of Eli Dingle in ITV’s Emmerdale, Jamie Armstrong in Coronation Street, Woody in the film This Is England (2006) and its subsequent spin-off series and Rudy Wade in E4’s Misfits. From 2016 to 2019, he starred in the AMC television adaptation of the Vertigo comic Preacher as the Irish vampire Cassidy.

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