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Net Worth$4 million dollars
Date Of BirthNovember 12, 1973
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Who is Radha Mitchell?

Radha Rani Amber Indigo Ananda Mitchell was born on 12 November 1973, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and is an actress, best known for finding popularity in several Australian television series and films, before making her breakthrough in Hollywood films.

The Net Worth of Radha Mitchell

How rich is Radha Mitchell? As of mid-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is over $4 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting. Some of her most notable films include “Phone Booth”, “Finding Neverland”, and ‘Silent Hill”, and as she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

Beginnings – Early Life, Education, Career

Radha was born into a family that was very familiar with the entertainment industry, with her mother working as a fashion designer while her father was a filmmaker. However, her parents divorced when she was young. According to an interview, Radha’s name comes from Hinduism and other names she has originate from India based on her mother’s experience exploring India during the 1970s. She would go on to attend St. Michael’s Grammar School and would complete her studies in 1992.

Prior to completing her studies, she was already getting acting work, starring in the television show “Sugar and Spice”, set in the 1920s and revolving around two 11 year-olds from the Australian bush (rural region). After completing school, she would then have a guest role in “Neighbours” and would later return to the show when she was given the role of Catherine O’Brien. The story often revolves around the domestic and professional lives of people who supposedly live in a typical suburb of Melbourne, Victoria.

Hollywood Breakthrough

In 1997, Mitchell started gaining Hollywood roles, aside from her local roles in Australia. She became a part of two Independent Spirit Award winners, namely “Everything Put Together”, and “High Art”. One of her first notable Hollywood films was “Pitch Black” in which she starred alongside Vin Diesel; the film is about a dangerous criminal being transported to prison but was damaged by comet debris and has to make an emergency crash landing on a desert planet o which predatory aliens live in. Her next film would be “Phone Booth”, appearing alongside Colin Farrell in a story about a young publicist being put in a conflict inside a phone booth when a sniper decides to call him; the film was a box office hit.


Mitchell then starred opposite Denzel Washington in the film “Man on Fire” which is a crime thriller based on the 1980 novel of the same name by A.J. Quinnell. She would then gain a lot of recognition for her performance in the Academy Award winning film “Finding Neverland”, which also starred Kate Winslet and Johnny Depp in a film based on the play by Alan Knee, “The Man Who Was Peter Pan” depicting the life of J. M. Barrie, and his inspiration for creating “Peter Pan”.

Later Work

Radha then worked alongside Chloe Sevigney as co-stars in the film “Melinda and Melinda”, before appearing with Josh Hartnett in the film “Mozart and the Whale”. Afterwards, she would become a part of the film adaptation of the video game “Silent Hill” alongside Sean Bean and Laurie Holden, which follows a woman and her daughter as they go to Silent Hill. The film received mixed reviews but took a lot of money at the box office. In 2008, she had parts in several films, including “Rogue”, “Henry Poole Is Here”, and “The Children of Huang Shi”, which also stars Jonathan Rhys-Meyers.

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In 2010, she was cast in “The Waiting City”, directed by Claire McCarthy, and for her performance she would win Best Actress at the Antipodes Film Festival held in St. Tropez, France. In 2013, she had a lead role in the series “Red Widow”, before appearing in the film “Olympus Has Fallen”, starring Gerard Butler and which depicts a North Korean assault on the White House, and she would go on to reprise her role in 2016’s “London Has Fallen’. Some of her recent projects include “The Darkness” and “Swinging Safari”.

Personal Life


It is known that Mitchell was previously in a relationship with New Zealand actor Martin Henderson in 2006, but they broke up and there haven’t been any reports of whom she has been linked with romantically since. Radha practices yoga and is also a vegetarian, and although she also practices Hinduism, she has stated that she doesn’t follow one religion in particular, with her parents being Christians. There was also a point in her life during which she didn’t want to watch any movies, but got back into it after meeting filmmakers, which reignited her love for films.

General Info

Full NameRadha Mitchell
Net Worth$4 million dollars
Date Of BirthNovember 12, 1973
Height1.68 m
ProfessionT.V. Writer, Film producer, Film director, Actor
EducationSt Michael's Grammar School
NationalityAustralian

Accomplishments

NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, AACTA Awards - Australian Film Institute International Award for Best Actress
MoviesPitch Black, Silent Hill, The Crazies, London Has Fallen, Man on Fire, The Darkness, Olympus Has Fallen, Surrogates, High Art, Feast of Love, Finding Neverland, Silent Hill: Revelation, Melinda and Melinda, The Children of Huang Shi, Phone Booth, Henry Poole Is Here, Sacrifice, Mozart and the Whale,...
TV ShowsRed Widow, Sugar and Spice

Social profile links

Quotes

#Quote
1[Explaining why she dropped the Rani] ... on my first day of school. Someone asked me if my name was Macaroni.
2I went through a phase of not wanting to watch any movies at all, and lately I've got back into watching films, I think because I meet people that make them all the time, and I feel like if I've seen their movie I know more about them, and it's a better discussion to have. And in doing that I rekindled my love of movies.
3Any situation today could be a tragedy or a comedy, it just depends on the mood that you're in when you're experiencing it, and the mood of the storyteller who is telling it.

Facts

#Fact
1Received the title role in Melinda and Melinda (2004) without an audition. Woody Allen saw her in Ten Tiny Love Stories (2002) and liked it so much that he decided to cast her.
2Cousin of Penelope Mitchell.
3Won Best Actress at the Antipodes Film Festival, St Tropez, France - October 2010 for her role in Claire McCarthy's The Waiting City (2009).
4She was a telemarketer during her university days and used different accents to get her through the day when she was bored.
5Sings karaoke.
6Despite being Australian, the poster of The Children of Huang Shi (2008), which is an Australian-Chinese co-production, advertised "Rahda" as her first name and later it got fixed in time for DVD.
7Often consults acting coach Ivana Chubbuck.
8Sir Mick Jagger persuaded French customs officials to let her into France to attend the Cannes Film Festival when she forgot to bring a visa with her.
9The song, "Elbows", by Darren Hanlon was written about Radha after he bumped into her in a disco.
10Her mother, who modeled on the Italian catwalk in the 1960s, had become enamored of India in the early '70s.
11Full given name, Radha-Rani, is the name of the true love/main consort of the god Krishna in Hinduism, followed by the word for queen (Rani - from various Indian languages).
12Woody Allen called her cellular phone personally to offer her the title role in Melinda and Melinda (2004). Radha was convinced that it was a prank until the script was delivered to her.
13Vegetarian and practices yoga.
14Has lived in Los Angeles, California, since 1997.
15Mitchell has appeared twice in Neighbours (1985): briefly in 1994 as Cassandra Rushmore, a parachute instructor; and in the more substantial role of student Catherine O'Brien 1996-1997.

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Shack2016post-productionNan
Flammable Childrenfilming
The Darkness2016/IBronny Taylor
Sacrifice2016/IIDr. Tora Hamilton
London Has Fallen2016Leah Banning
Whoever Was Using This Bed2016ShortIris
Barbados2015ShortAnne
Looking for Grace2015Denise
Fugly!2014Lara
Bird People2014Elisabeth Newman
NCIS: Los Angeles2013TV SeriesRachel Harris
The Frozen Ground2013Allie Halcombe
Red Widow2013TV SeriesMarta Walraven
Evidence2013Detective Burquez
Olympus Has Fallen2013Leah
Expecting2013Lizzie
Standing Up2013/IIMeg
Big Sur2013Carolyn Cassady
Silent Hill: Revelation 3D2012Rose Da Silva
The Quickening2010TV MovieMaggie Bird
The Crazies2010Judy
Surrogates2009Peters
The Waiting City2009Fiona Simmons
Thick as Thieves2009/IAlex
Haiku Someone Said2008ShortGirl
What We Take from Each Other2008ShortThief Of Hearts
The Children of Huang Shi2008Lee Pearson
Henry Poole Is Here2008Dawn Stupek
Rogue2007Kate Ryan
Feast of Love2007Diana
Pu-2392006Marina
Silent Hill2006Rose Da Silva
Mozart and the Whale2005Isabelle Sorenson
Melinda and Melinda2004Melinda Robicheaux
Finding Neverland2004Mary Ansell Barrie
Man on Fire2004Lisa Ramos
Visitors2003Georgia Perry / Young Carolyn
Phone Booth2002Kelly Shepard
Four Reasons2002VideoGirl
Ten Tiny Love Stories2002One
Dead Heat2002Charlotte
Uprising2001TV MovieMira Fruchner
When Strangers Appear2001Beth
Nobody's Baby2001Shauna Louise
Cowboys and Angels2000Jo Jo
Pitch Black2000Carolyn Fry
Everything Put Together2000Angie
Kick1999Tamara Spencer
Sleeping Beauties1999ShortCindy
The Chosen1998TV MovieSarah Gordon
Cleopatra's Second Husband1998Sophie
High Art1998Syd
Neighbours1994-1997TV SeriesCatherine O'Brien / Cassandra Rushmore
Love and Other Catastrophes1996Danni
Blue Heelers1994-1996TV SeriesNerida Davidson / Nerinda Davidson / Sally-Anne Williams
Halifax f.p.1995TV SeriesSarah
All Together Now1992-1993TV SeriesJodie
Law of the Land1993TV SeriesAlicia Miles (1993)
Phoenix1993TV SeriesJoanna
R.F.D.S.1993TV SeriesTracey
More Winners: Boy Soldiers1990TV MovieRosemary
Sugar and Spice1989TV SeriesPixie Robinson

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Butterfly2014/VIIIDocumentary executive producer post-production
Whoever Was Using This Bed2016Short associate producer
Expecting2013co-producer
Pass the Salt, Please2011Short executive producer
The Waiting City2009executive producer
Everything Put Together2000associate producer

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Four Reasons2002Video

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Four Reasons2002Video

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Expecting2013vocalist: background vocals

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Expecting2013performer: "Down in the Valley"

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Making of 'London Has Fallen'2016Video documentary shortHerself
Made in Hollywood2009-2016TV SeriesHerself
The International Fashion Film Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006-2013TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America2013TV Series
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Samsung AACTA Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
The 7PM Project2010TV SeriesHerself
Chelsea Lately2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
A More Perfect You: The Science of Surrogates2010Video documentary shortHerself
Silent hill: entre deux mondes2009Video documentaryHerself
The Code: Cast Interviews2009Video shortHerself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007-2008TV SeriesHerself
VTV Interviews2008TV SeriesHerself
Larry King Live2007TV SeriesHerself
Rove Live2007TV SeriesHerself / Kate Ryan
HypaSpace2006TV Series documentaryHerself
Le grand journal de Canal+2006TV Series documentaryHerself
Path of Darkness: Making 'Silent Hill'2006Video documentaryHerself
Tavis Smiley2005TV SeriesHerself
Last Call with Carson Daly2005TV SeriesHerself
Finding Neverland: On the Red Carpet2005Video shortHerself
The Magic of 'Finding Neverland'2005Video shortHerself
Vengeance Is Mine: Reinventing 'Man on Fire'2005Video documentaryHerself
11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
Gomorron2004TV SeriesHerself - Om Filmen Man on Fire
Ceremonia de apertura del festival de cine de San Sebastián2004TV MovieHerself
HBO First Look2004TV Series documentaryHerself
The Making of 'Man on Fire'2004TV Short documentaryHerself
When the Storm Came2004Documentary shortNarrator
The 2003 Australian Film Institute Awards2003TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
The Making of 'Pitch Black'2000Video documentary shortHerself
Celebrity Profile1998TV Series documentaryHerself

Awards

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2016NIFF Open Short Film Competition AwardNoosa International Film Festival (NIFF)Best PerformanceWhoever Was Using This Bed (2016)
2011FCCA AwardFilm Critics Circle of Australia AwardsBest Actor - FemaleThe Waiting City (2009)
2010IF AwardIF AwardsBest ActressThe Waiting City (2009)
2006AFI International AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest ActressSilent Hill (2006)
2006Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsChick You Don't Wanna Mess With (Best Heroine)Silent Hill (2006)
2005ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureFinding Neverland (2004)
2004Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest ActressVisitors (2003)
2004FCCA AwardFilm Critics Circle of Australia AwardsBest Actor - FemaleVisitors (2003)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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