Corey Feldman is an American actor and singer, who is most well-known for a string of hit movies in the 1980s, including The Goonies, Gremlins, Stand By Me, and The Lost Boys. He also frequently partnered with actor Corey Haim, which earned them the moniker “The Two Coreys.” So, with that, let’s take a look at Feldman’s career, beginning with his net worth!
Corey Feldman Net Worth 2018: $2 Million.
As of 2018, Feldman’s reported net worth is around $2 million. He has earned this money through his acting and singing career, as well as other ventures. How did he make this much? Let’s take a closer look at his career.
The Early Years
Feldman was born on July 16th, 1971, in Reseda California, the son of a musician and a cocktail waitress. He began his acting career when he was just three years old, appearing in a McDonald’s commercial. As a child, Feldman acted in over 100 ads as well as 50 television series, including The Bad News Bears and Mork & Mindy. These acting jobs opened the door for his eventual rise during the 1980s when Feldman’s fame was at its highest.
Much of Feldman’s success was during the 1980s when he starred in many films now considered to be classics. His big hits included The Goonies, playing the role of “Mouth,” the most talkative member of the Goonies. He also portrayed Pete Fountaine in Gremlins, a friend of the main character.
In 1987, Feldman starred in The Lost Boys where he played a young vampire hunter. He would also play the character in the films two direct-to-DVD sequels. This was his first partnering with Corey Haim, one of his future frequent collaborators and friends. The “Two Coreys” remained close up until Haim’s death in 2009.
Feldman also had a well-publicized battle with drugs during the 1980s and 90s. He has also alleged that he and Haim were victims of child molestation throughout the 1980s.
He would continue to act during the 1990s and would even direct a film, Busted, where Haim played a leading role. It would be the last time the two men collaborated together. Following this, Feldman went on to act in a few different movies and TV series, none of which were all that successful.
Feldman also began exploring music, forming a band called Corey Feldman’s Truth Movement. The group has seen some success, and they have released five albums, the latest one coming in 2016.
Feldman went on to become something of a reality television star following the start of the new millennium. He started to appear in numerous reality shows including The Surreal Life, Dancing on Ice, Celebrity Wife Swap, and The Two Coreys.
In addition to reality television, Feldman continued to star in low budget films and released more music, he even starred in an Off-Broadway production called Fatal Attraction, A Greek Tragedy which was a parody of the movie Fatal Attraction.