Anthony Hopkins is a famous Welsh actor who started with acting on stage, television series and movies. Today, Anthony Hopkins is a renowned Hollywood actor living in this age. He is most well-known for enacting in ‘Silence of the Lambs,’ ‘The Remains of the Day,’ and ‘Nixon.’ Continue reading to find the net worth of Anthony Hopkins as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Anthony Hopkins was born as Philip Anthony Hopkins on 31st December 1937 in Port Talbot, Glamorgan, in Wales. Anthony’s parents were Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins (a baker). Anthony’s parents were of half Welsh and half English ancestry. Richard Burton motivated Anthony Hopkins. He was educated from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (graduated 1957) and Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Anthony Hopkins and Stella Arroyave are married, and they have a daughter named Abigail.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
The famous actor, Laurence Olivier realized Anthony Hopkins’ acting talent. He invited Anthony Hopkins to join the National Theatre, London. Anthony Hopkins first appeared on a television film, 1967s ‘A Flea in Her Ear’. He made his first appearance as Richard, the Lion-heart, in the movie 1968s ‘The Lion in Winter.’
Anthony Hopkins won 2 Emmy for his roles. He played Bruno Hauptmann, accused kidnapper, in 1976s NBC’s ‘The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case’ and as Adolph Hitler in 1981s CBS’s ‘The Bunker.’
Anthony Hopkins won the Oscar for enacting Dr. Hannibal Lecter in 1991s ‘The Silence of the Lambs’. Following, he continued as an actor for full-length movies including 1992s ‘Howards End’, 1993s ‘The Remains of the Day,’ 1994s ‘Legends of the Fall,’ 1995s, ‘Nixon,’ 1997s ‘Amistad,’ 1999s ‘Titus,’ and 1998s ‘The Mask of Zorro’. Also, Anthony Hopkins enacted in 2001s ‘Hannibal’, and 2002s ‘Red Dragon’.
Anthony Hopkins appeared as the supporting actor in 2004s ‘Alexander’, 2006s ‘All the King’s Men,’ 2007s ‘Beowulf,’ and 2011s ‘Thor.’
During the shooting of 1997s ‘Amistad’, Anthony Hopkins had memorized a 7page speech in one go. This impressed Steven Spielberg such that he addressed him as ‘Sir Anthony’ instead of Tony.
Throughout his acting career, Anthony Hopkins has enacted several historical figures. These include Adolf Hitler, Alfred Hitchcock, Bruno Richard Hauptmann, Burt Munro, C.S. Lewis, Count Galeazzo Ciano, Charles Dickens, David Lloyd George, Frank P. Doel, Frederick Treves, John Harvey Kellogg, John Quincy Adams, Lieutenant Colonel Frost, Lieutenant William Bligh, Pablo Picasso, Richard Nixon, and Yitzhak Rabin.
Anthony Hopkins won an Emmy Award for his outstanding TV performance for ‘The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case’ and ‘The Bunker.’ Anthony Hopkins won the Oscar (1992) and Academy Award for Best Actor for his role of Hannibal Lecter in ‘The Silence of the Lambs.’ Also, Anthony Hopkins has won three BAFTA Awards, a Golden Globe, and a Cecille B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Anthony Hopkins is $180 million, and his annual salaried income is $45 million. Most of his wealth comes from his career as an actor appearing in full-length movies and television series. Anthony Hopkins has worth $175 Million in investments. He owns nine luxury cars (Bentley, BMW, GM, and others) that are worth $23 Million. He owns six houses (at least one in London and another in California) worth $36 Million. His home in Malibu, California bought in 2002 has been valued to be over $18.6 Million.
For a while, Anthony Hopkins had served as a Royal Artilleryman in the British National Service. This prompted others to refer to Anthony Hopkins as “Gunner Hopkins.” In his latest movie called ‘The Rite,’ Anthony Hopkins has enacted the role of a Priest. Also, Anthony Hopkins would be playing the part of Odin in the new movie, adapted from the Thor Marvel Comics.