Introducing: Gavin Free Net worth 2019. How much is Gavin Free worth in 2019? How did he become so rich? What are his salary and the impressive secrets behind his wealth and success? Read on…
- 1 Who is Gavin Free?
- 2 Early Life of Gavin Free
- 3 Career
- 4 Personal Life
- 5 How did he Make so Much Money?
- 6 Awards & Achievements
Who is Gavin Free?
Gavin David Free is an English actor, director, cinematographer, and OAP(on-air-personality). He is renowned for his impressive role as the creative director at Rooster Teeth, working on numerous projects there such as the Achievement Hunter gaming division. He is also the director of Red vs. Blue (Season 7) as well as its miniseries Relocated. He has an estimated net worth of $5 Million.
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Source of Income||Movie Production, Acting|
|Date of Birth||May 23, 1988|
Early Life of Gavin Free
Gavin David Free was born on May 23, 1988, in Oxfordshire, England and started his career working on advertisements and with music videos. In 2009, he was hired by Rooster Teeth Productions to direct their machinima series Red vs. Blue’s seventh season and its mini-series Relocated.
He became a member of Green Door Films(Which then, were the first production house to make use of digital high-speed cameras to create slow-motion scenes)in 2006 at age 18. There he worked as a data technician and camera operator for the production company. Gavin has also worked on adverts and music videos for U2, Enter Shikari, Klaxons, Kasabian, The Chemical Brothers, X-Press 2, and the “Everybody Hurts” charity single. Gavin met Daniel Gruchy while working at his local superstore named Waitrose. The duo then developed a cordial friendship and went to create the YouTube channel named ‘Slow Mo’Guys’.
Gavin’s career kicked off in 2009 after he was hired by Rooster Teeth Productions to direct the 7th season of their machinima series Red vs. Blue and also the show’s mini-series Relocated. While at Rooster Teeth Production, Gavin began making series of appearances in the production company’s comedy mini-series Captain Dynamics. In 2010, he co-created the YouTube channel ‘Slow-Mo Guys’ with his friend Daniel Grunchy’ in order to obtain a work visa.
The YouTube channel garnered over a billion views and has over 10 million subscribers just a couple of years after its official launch. In his YouTube channel, he showcases the movement of various objects using his Phantom high-speed cameras. The channel won the YouTube’s On The Rise program in 2011, the award which highlights up-and-coming YouTube partners on the homepage. The program was later taken over by Rooster Teeths Production in 2012 with Gavin announcing that further episodes of the program will be released on Rooster Teeth’s website.
Throughout his career, Gavin has made several film appearances in movies such as Let’s Play Live: The Documentary (2015), Lazer Team (2015), Reunited (2015), and Lazer Team 2(2017). He’s also featured in TV series such as @Midnight (2014 & 2016), and The Late Show With James Corden(2015). Gavin was promoted to the position of chief creative manager of Rooster Teeth Production in 2015. But, he left the position in 2016 following reasons that he wanted to focus more on his Slow Mo Guys series.
Gavin Free has both English and Italian ancestry. In 2013, he started dating Meg Turner, an internet/Youtube personality. They both live in Austin, Texas. Free and Meg’s life was put under serious threat last year after an obsessed and deranged fan broke into their home with a handgun on January 18, 2018. The suspect who was identified as Christopher Gilas began firing shots sporadically before Free contacted the authorities who came and just in time and confronted the ‘crazy man’. The man was later gunned down by the police after a series of gunfire exchange. Free and Meg were left unharmed.
How did he Make so Much Money?
Gavin Free has an estimated net worth of $5 million. But how did He made so much money? Gavin got his wealth from directing web series and short films. His overwhelming popularity on social media has earned him over 7 million subscribers on his YouTube channel and has gotten over a billion views on his web series over time. He’s also done some cinematography work for some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbuster production movies and has made an investment in stocks and real estate as well. As of 2019, Gavin Free estimated net worth is $5 Million.
Awards & Achievements
Gavin has been acknowledged on several events for his impressive work and brilliance in the movie industry. He has won a number of awards such as the ‘Streamy Award’ for cinematography In 2016 and was also nominated for a Webby Award for the Best Web Personality/Host (Online Film & Video) category for his work on The Slow Mo Guys The same year.