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Verne Troyer

Verne Troyer, an American actor, stunt performer, and comedian, rose to prominence as one of the world’s tiniest men, standing at 2 ft 8 in (81cm), the result of a rare genetic disease known as Cartilage-hair hypoplasia. In 1994, he made his Hollywood debut in the film Baby’s Day Out and went on to star in the Austin Powers franchise as Mini-Me. His work in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone made him famous.

Troyer died on April 21, 2018, at the age of 49.

Verne Troyer’s Childhood and Education

Verne Troyer was born in Sturgis, Michigan on January 1, 1969, under the sign of Capricorn. In terms of nationality, Troyer was an American, and in terms of ethnicity, he was White-American. Susan (a factory worker) and Reuben Troyer were his parents (a repair technician). With his older brother, Davon, and younger sister, Deborah, he was reared by his parents.
Troyer attended Centreville High School and graduated in 1987. He was raised as an Amish boy until his parents abandoned the faith. Despite his disability, his parents never discriminated against him. He declares,

” never treated me any differently than my other siblings of similar stature. I used to be responsible for carrying wood and feeding the cows, pigs, and other farm animals.”

Verne Troyer’s Professional Life

Verne Troyer made his Hollywood debut in 1994 with John Hughes’ family comedic adventure picture Baby’s Day Out. A stunt double for the infant character Baby Bink was supplied to him by the former president of Little People of America.

Troyer then appeared in films such as Jingle All the Way, Dunston Checks In, My Giant, and Men in Black as a stunt double. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, in which he played Mini-Me, was released in 1999. The film’s director, Jay Roach, was so taken by his performance that he rewrote the script, and as a result, he appeared in additional Austin Powers films.

He played Griphook in the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone film in 2001. His most recent film was Gnome Alone, in which he played The Gnome. Troyer has also been on Celebrity Juice, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, and Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Verne Troyer’s Salary

According to celebrity net worth, Verne Troyer had a net worth of $3 million, but according to the richest, he had a net worth of $10 million. Troyer appeared in a number of successful films that grossed well at the box office, some of which are listed below:

MoviesBudgetBox Office CollectionIMDB RatingAwards and NominationsCast Members
Jingle All the Way (1996)$75 million$129.9 million5.5
  • Won Blockbuster Entertainment Awards.
  • Nominated for Razzie Awards.
Arnold SchwarzeneggerSinbadPhil Hartman, and Rita Wilson.
Volcano (1997)$90 million$122.8 million5.4
  • Nominated for Golden Raspberry Award.
Tommy Lee JonesAnne HecheGaby Hoffman, and Don Cheadle.
Men in Black (1997)$90 million$589.4 million7.3
  • Won Academy Awards.
  • Nominated for Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards.
Will SmithTommy Lee JonesBarry Sonnenfeld, and Josh Brolin.
Austin Powers: The Spy Whi Shagged Me (1999)$33 million$312 million6.6
  • Won Grammy Awards.
  • Nominated for Academy Awards.
Mike MyersHeather GrahamElizabeth Hurley, and Seth Green.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)$123 million$345.1 million6.1
  • Won Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Kids’ Choice Awards.
  • Nominated for Academy AwardsGolden Raspberry Awards.
Jim CarreyTaylor MomsenChristine Baranski and Josh Ryan Evans.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001)$125 million$974.8 million7.6
  • Won Saturn Awardsand  Broadcast Film Critics Awards.
  • Nominated for Academy AwardsBAFTA Awards, and AFI Film Awards.
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Tom Felton.
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)$63 million$296.7 million6.2
  • Won BMI Film & Television AwardsCanadian Comedy Awards, and MTV Movie Awards.
  • Nominated for Teen Choice Awards, Saturn AwardsBlack Reel Awards and Empire Awards.
Beyonce, Mike MyersMichael Caine and Britney Spears.

Troyer owned a home in Los Angeles. He had an Audi, which cost between $28,095 and $76,975.

The Personal Life of Verne Troyer

On February 22, 2004, Verne Troyer was rumored to have married model Genevieve Gallen, but the following day he filed for an annulment. The case was brought by Troyer and his lawyer, who stated that there was no legal wedding.

“There is no such thing as a valid marriage. That is why we are requesting an annulment “..

On June 25, 2008, TMZ and Shrider posted a home video of him and his girlfriend, Ranae Shrider’s sex tape, which was shot in Beverly Hills, California and Shrider’s birthplace of Fort Cobb, Oklahoma. He then sued TMZ, Blatt, and Super DVD for $20 million to prevent the footage from being distributed.

Troyer was also seeing Brittney Powell, a German-American actress, at the time.

Cartilage-hair hypoplasia is an uncommon hereditary disease that he was diagnosed with. The disease aided him in being classified among the world’s tiniest people. He was also an alcoholic. He had confessed that he was going to rehab to get help for his addiction.


Verne Troyer died on April 21, 2018, at the age of 49. He was transported to the hospital earlier this month after an emergency call said he was inebriated and suicidal. Further information about his demise has not been released to the media.

Facts of Verne Troyer
Date of Birth:1969January-1
Age:53 years old
Birth Nation:United States of America
Height:2 Feet 8 inch
NameVerne Troyer
Birth NameVerne Troyer
FatherReuben Troyer
MotherSusan Troyer
Birth Place/CitySturgis, Michigan
Net Worth$3 million
Eye ColorBlue
Face ColorFair
Famous forHarry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Austin Powers, Men in Black
EducationCentreville High School
MoviesBaby’s Day Out, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Austin Powers, Men in Black
SistersDavon, Deborah