Know About Anson Mount; Age, TV & Movies, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Wife

Published Date: 14 Feb, 2019 Updated date: 26 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

The entertainment industry has seen many fine talents make their way up to the higher marks. Among those, American actor Anson Mount is arguably an exemplary figure. The talented and good looking actor has ventured almost two decades of his career in the entertainment field.

45-years-old Anson Mount’s career highlight has been his portrayal of Cullen Bohannon on Western-flavored TV series Hell On Wheels. Besides, Lost, Law & Order, and Inhumans are among the shows that mark Anson’s popularity among TV lovers.

Short Bio: Father, Siblings, Education

Anson Mount, also known by his birth name Anson Adams Mount IV, was born on 25 February 1973. His father, Anson Adams Mount II was one of the original contributing editors to Playboy magazine, while his mother, Nancy Smith, is a former professional golfer. Besides, Anson spent his childhood with the siblings from his father’s first marriage: an older brother, Anson Adams III, and two sisters, Kristin and Elizabeth.

Though born in Mount Prospect, Illinois, Anson grew up in White Bluff, Tennessee, where he attended Dickson Country High School. Subsequently, he joined Sewanee: The University of the South, and later Columbia University for his further education.

Career In TV and Movies, Net Worth

A two-decades-long career of Anson Mount bags him with tremendous professional success and wealth. With over 3 dozens movies and TV shows up his sleeves, Anson summons a commanding net worth $3 Million. Moreover, his yearly salary reads the figure of $352K. Standing at the tall height of 1.85m, the Illinois-born star’s career break came with 1999 comedy/drama show Ally McBeal at the age of 26. 

A year later, Anson made his big screen debut with American slasher film Urban Legends: Final Cut. There on, he spanned his big cinematic career with Tully (2000), Crossroads (2002), The Warrior Class (2004), In Her Shoes (2005), Straw Dogs (2011), and Visions (2015).


Anson Mount in his Hell On Wheels avatar (Picture Source: Hollywood Reporter)

Among them, the two of his blockbuster commercial successful movies are Non-Stop (2014) and Safe (2012). Anson essayed the role of Jack Hammond in the mystery action thriller film, Non-Stop directed by Spanish filmmaker and producer Jaume Collet-Serra. The movie starred Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Scoot McNairy and Michelle Dockery with a total production cost of $50 million. In return at the box office, it did a gigantic business of almost $222.8 million.

Likewise, two years before he played Alex Rosen in the same genre movie, Safe. The American screenwriter Boaz Yakin directorial took almost $30 million production cost and made $10 million more which was $40.6 million at the box office.

Besides, Anson’s TV appearances on Sex and The City (1999), Line of Fire (2003), Lost (2005), and Law & Order (2007) made him known among the small-screen lovers. His 55-episodes-long lead role on western series High on Wheels (2011-2016) stands out to be a career-defining break. Anson’s recent appearances include as a lead role of Black Bolt on 2017 Marvel’s series Inhumans. Besides, he is a series regular on Bryan Fuller & Alex Kurtzman-created Star Trek: Discovery, since its second season aired in January 2019.

Married Life With Girlfriend-Turned-Wife, Darah Trang

The life of Anson Mount behind the cameras is undoubtedly worth mentioning. Anson is on the verge to celebrate his first wedding anniversary with the girl of his dreams. He walked down the aisle holding hands of his long-haul girlfriend, Darah Trang on 20 February 2018. It was about seven months after the pair made their engagement official on 8 July 2017.

Before Darah, Anson shared short term relationships with Wen Yi and Dominique McElligott. Besides, he also had an unsuccessful fling with Famke Janssen.


Anson and his wife, Darah enjoying the holiday with their dogs on 16 June 2018 (Picture Source: Anson’s Instagram)

Apparently, Anson found his perfect match in Darah and now he steers his married life in Brooklyn with the company of his photographer wife. The couple also chills out with their three dogs: Jax, Mac and Betty Lou.

Some Interesting Facts About Anson Mount

  • Anson’s great-great-great grandfather was a Confederate cavalry colonel during the American Civil War (1861 to 1865).
  • He shared the nomination for the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Combo with Britney Spears for 2002 comedy/drama Crossroads.
  • Anson was not interested to portray Ben Kimble on Crossroads; however, he later decided to join the cast at the request of the great, Robert De Niro
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