Philip Wiegratz is a former German actor who came to fame following her role as Augustus Gloop in the 2005 fantasy film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
The 26 years old actor Philip made a ton of cash from his career in the entertainment industry, more or so higher from the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. From such, has he amassed a million dollars worth of fortune or is he earnings much more than that? Let’s find out!
Double of Hundred Thousand
The German actor, Philip Wiegratz served the film industry for a short time. But he gathered a handsome amount of money from his movie credits.
As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at around double of hundred thousand dollars, that is, $200 Thousand. Philip made his worth from the movies he appeared in as he generated around $50 thousand per year from his Hollywood career.
One of his 2005 musical fantasy films, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory collected $475 million at the box office which was made under the budget of $150 million. In the film, the actor shared the screens alongside Noah Taylor, Missi Pyle, Helena Bonham Carter, and such others.
Added to it, Philip also made his apperance in the other TV series and films like Ruby Red, Lore, Der Schlunz -Die Serie from which the actor added a decent amount of money.
Apperance in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The 5 feet 8 inches Philip appeared as August Gloop in the fantasy movie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring Johnny Depp. This movie was based on a British novel by Roald Dahl.
YouTube: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Not only did Philip appear as Gloop in the film, but also in its official video game as well, he voiced his own character. The game was released on 5th July 2005, five days before premiering in the USA.
The movie earned as much as $56 million in its opening weekend while the movie grossed $206 million from the US.
A Little About Philip Wiegratz
August was born Philip Wiegratz on February 7, 1993, in Magdeburg, Germany. He was born under the birth sign of Aquarius.
For his education, Philip enrolled at Edmonds Community College. After that, he attended Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg where he studied Informatik.
After completing his education, the former actor did intern at Deutsche Telekom AG. Added to it; he also worked as a Software Development Engineer at XITASO GmbH.
Quick Fact: Philip Wiegratz
He performed his stunts in the 2005 musical fantasy film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory falling into the river in Wonka’s Chocolate Room.