Corey Feldman is an American actor and singer who gained fame in the 1980s and has an estimated net worth of $2 million, as reported by Celebrity Net Worth. Feldman’s most recognizable roles come from his appearances in movies like Gremlins, Stand By Me and The Goonies, among others. He also co-starred with the late Corey Haim in The Lost Boys.
In this article, you will learn some unknown facts about Corey Feldman and his net worth.
Early Life and Career
Corey Feldman was born in 1971 in Los Angeles and began acting at an early age. His on-screen debut came at the age of three when he appeared in a McDonald’s commercial. Feldman is also known for his role as Donatello in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and playing Mouth in The Goonies franchise.
Emancipated From His Parents at 15
Cheat Sheet reported that Feldman’s parents spent most of the money he made from his films during his early career. At the age of 15, he learned about this and decided to seek emancipation from his parents, who were reportedly abusive and selfish. According to Feldman, his father even sued him for taking time away from his business to be on the set with him.
Raised Above $270,000 for Documentary
Feldman’s Indiegogo campaign raised over $273,151 from 5,899 backers. The funds were intended to create his documentary titled My Truth: The Rape of Two Coreys, which identifies the men who reportedly molested him at the age of 14 and those who sexually assaulted his best friend Haim.
Ordered to Pay $750 a Month in Child Support for His Divorce
Feldman divorced his second wife, Susie Feldman, with whom he has a son. TMZ reported in 2014 that after a five-year legal separation, Feldman was ordered to pay $750 a month in child support for their 10-year-old son. In contrast, Charlie Sheen was required to pay $100,000 each month to Denise Richards, and Eddie Murphy was asked to pay $60,000 each month in child support.
Created “Corey’s Angels” in 2016
In 2016, Feldman created a production company called “Corey’s Angels” to help girls who lost their way. The project was supposed to be a “360-degree interactive experience.” The page on Facebook with 3,000 followers links to an inactive website.
Withheld Names from Sexual Abuse in the Film Industry
After the death of his friend Corey Haim from pneumonia in 2010, Feldman spoke about the child abuse they both experienced in the film industry. However, he refused to name the abusers and Haim’s rapist publicly. According to Rolling Stone, he cited the fear of legal action, career derailment, and threats of physical harm to him and his family as possible reasons.
Corey Feldman is a voice that continues to raise awareness of the abuse of children in the entertainment industry. His estimated net worth of $2 million reflects the riches he earned from his numerous film roles and other ventures.