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Andrew Upton Net Worth, Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Family

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Andrew Upton is an Australian playwright, screenwriter, and director from Australia. He was born on the 1st of Feb, 1966. He is best known for being the husband of famous actress Cate Blanchette, they met on the sets of a TV show in 1996 and tied the knot on 29 Dec 1997. As a playwright, Upton created adaptations of Hedda Gablr, The Cherry Orchard, Cyrano de Bergerac, Don Juan (with Marion Potts), Uncle Vanya, The Maids, Children of the Sun and Platonov for the Sydney Theatre Company (STC), and Maxim Gorky’s The Philistines for the Royal National Theatre in London.

Andrew Upton
Andrew Upton

Andrew Upton Bio

Name: Andrew Upton
Birth Date: 1st of Feb, 1966
Birth Place: Australia
Age: 54 years as of 2020
Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Occupation: Playwright, screenwriter, and director
Nationality: Australian
Net Worth: Est. in 2020, unknown

Andrew Upton Career

As a playwright, Upton created adaptations of Hedda Gablr, The Cherry Orchard, Cyrano de Bergerac, Don Juan (with Marion Potts), Uncle Vanya, The Maids, Children of the Sun and Platonov for the Sydney Theatre Company (STC), and Maxim Gorky’s The Philistines for the Royal National Theatre in London.

He had an original play, Riflemind, which was done with Hugo Weaving as an aging rock star planning a comeback tour. Upton and wife Cate Blanchett became joint artistic directors of the Sydney Theatre Company for what became a five-year term, in 2008.

Andrew Upton Company

Dirty Films, a film production company founded by Upton and Blanchett, made a short film, Bangers (1999), and the feature film Little Fish (2006).

In 2006, he wrote the film Gone which was directed by Ringan Ledwidge. Upton wrote the libretto to Alan John‘s opera Through the Looking Glass which premiered with the Victorian Opera in Melbourne in May 2008.

Andrew Upton Wife

He is best known for being the husband of famous actress Cate Blanchette, they met on the sets of a TV show in 1996 and tied the knot on 29 Dec 1997.

The couple has 4 kids together, with biological sons Dashiell John (born 3 December 2001), Roman Robert (born 23 April 2004), Ignatius Martin (born 13 April 2008), and adopted daughter Edith Vivian Patricia, whose adoption was confirmed on 6 March 2015.

Andrew Upton Net Worth

They lived in Hunters Hill, New South Wales, in Australia for several years, before selling it to purchase a historic $6.25 million English manor, Highwell House, in East Sussex, Eng around 2015.

As reported by Variety, at around the same time, the couple purchased a 5- bedroom duplex apartment in downtown Sydney.

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