Pierce Brosnan is a famous Irish actor, film producer, artist, visual artist, activist, environmentalist, and entrepreneur. Pierce Brosnan became renowned after starring as James Bond in 007 movies. Continue reading to find the net worth of Pierce Brosnan as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Pierce Brosnan was born as Pierce Brendan Brosnan on 16th May 1953 in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, to Thomas Brosnan, a carpenter, and May (née Smith). His father left while he was an infant. When he was 4, his mother shifted to London to train as a nurse. Philip and Kathleen Smith (maternal grandparents) raised him till their death. His aunt and uncle looked after him until he stayed in boarding house. He attended St. Annes Primary School, Navan.
In 1964, Pierce Brosnan joined his mother and husband, William Carmichael, settled in Longniddry, East Lothian. Carmichael took 11-year-old Pierce to see his first James Bond movie ‘Goldfinger.’
Pierce studied at Elliott School (Now: Ark Putney Academy), south-west London till he was 16. He leaned commercial illustration at Saint Martin’s School of Art where he learned how to eat fire at a workshop. A circus agent hired him for three years. He studied acting and graduated from Drama Centre in 1975.
In 1980, Pierce Brosnan and Australian actress, Cassandra Harris married. Their son, Sean was born in 1983. Cassandra’s daughter Charlotte and Chris moved in after their father, Dermot Harris died in 1986. Pierce adopted the children who use Brosnan. In 1991, Pierce’s first wife died, and in 2013, Charlotte also died; both had ovarian cancer. In 2001, Pierce Brosnan married Keely Shaye Smith, and they have two children, Dylan and Paris. The family lives in Malibu, California.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Pierce Brosnan became the assistant stage manager at York Theatre Royal (1975). His first acting was in ‘Wait Until Dark.’ Tennessee William selected Pierce to enact McCabe in the opening of British ‘The Red Devil Battery Sign.’ Franco Zeffirelli selected him to enact Eduardo De in Filippo’s play, ‘Filumena’ (1977).
Pierce Brosnan enacted in television series and movies including ‘Remington Steele,’ ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’, ‘Death Train,’ ‘Don’t Talk to Strangers,’ ‘Murder 101’, ‘Night Watch,’ ‘The Heist,’ and ‘Victim of Love.’ Others include ‘A Christmas Star’, ‘A Long Way Down’, ‘I Don’t Know How She Does It’, ‘I.T.’, ‘The Only Living Boy in New York’, ‘Lessons in Love’, ‘Love Is All You Need’, ‘No Escape’, ‘Remember Me’, ‘Salvation Boulevard’, ‘Survivor’, ‘The Ghost’, ‘The Greatest’, ‘Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief’, ‘The November Man’, ‘The World’s End’, ‘Urge’. In 1997, Pierce Brosnan enacted in Robinson Crusoe as the major role. Later, he was in ‘Dante’s Peak,’ ‘Quest for Camelot,’ and ‘The Nephew’ (Producer: Pierce Brosnan). Pierce and Meryl Streep enacted in ABBA musical ‘Mamma Mia!’
Pierce Brosnan got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (1997). Pierce Brosnan won for Best Actor of Empire Award and got Best Actor nominations after enacting James Bond.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Pierce Brosnan is $90 million with an annual income of $7 million. His wealth comes from his acting in television series and movies. He still gets royalties from his appearance as James Bond.
His personal investments are worth $45.8 million. He owns ten luxury cars (Aston Martin, BMW, Maserati, and Porsche) worth $2.1 million. He has purchased a Mercedes luxury car for $432,000. In 2015, Pierce Brosnan bought his real estate property in Malibu, California, valued at $18.2 million.
Since 2017, Pierce Brosnan appears as Eli McCullough on the television series ‘The Son.’ Pierce Brosnan’s 007 movies include ‘Die Another Day,’ ‘GoldenEye,’ ‘The World Is Not Enough,’ and ‘Tomorrow Never Dies.’ He got nominated for Best Actor of Saturn Award for ‘GoldenEye’ and ‘Tomorrow Never Dies.’ He gave his voice for James Bond games namely, ‘Everything or Nothing’ and ‘Nightfire.’