Known for starring in seven James Bond films, Roger Moore was a very successful English actor. He has won many accolades during his entire career and has acted in a number of successful films. He has appeared in movies like ‘Diane’, ‘ The Miracle’, ‘The Fiction Makers’, ‘Live and Let Die’, ‘Sherlock Holmes in New York’, and ‘Curse of the Pink Panther’. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of Roger Moore in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Sir Roger George Moore was born in 1927 in London, England. His parents were Lillian and George Alfred Moore. He was the only child of his parents. He went to Battersea Grammar School during the time of World War II. Following that, he went to Cornwall’s Launceston College.
He also received higher education in Buckinghamshire’s Dr Challoner’s Grammar School. In 1991, he was named as the Goodwill Ambassador of the UNICEF. Moore was known to be very good friends with Audrey Hepburn. During his childhood, he suffered from diseases like mumps, jaundice, measles, and chickenpox. He also suffered from kidney stones and had type 2 diabetes. He died on May 23, 2017, after having prostate cancer. He died in Switzerland and was 89 at the time of his death.
From 1946 to 1953, Roger Moore was married to Doorn Van Steyn. His second marriage was to Dorothy Squires from July 1953 to November 1968. In 1969, he got married to Luisa Mattioli. The couple had three children together, Deborah, Christian, and Geoffrey. He divorced Luisa in 1996. In 2002, he got married for the fourth time to Christina “Kiki” Tholstrup. They remained together, until his death in 2017.
Career, Award & Nominations
Roger Moore began his career by joining the Royal Army Service Corps. He later became Combined Services Entertainment’s officer. He soon made his way in the entertainment industry and was seen in many films in the 1940s. He even worked as a model in the 1950s. In 1954, he acted in the movie, ‘The Last Time I Saw Paris’. Throughout the 1950s, he was seen in movies like ‘The Miracle’, ‘The Alaskans’, ‘Diane’, ‘The King’s Thief’, and ‘Interrupted Melody’.
His film roles from the 1960s include ‘The Fiction Makers’, ‘Crossplot’, ‘Vendetta for the Saint’, and ‘The Sins of Rachel Cade’. His role in movies earned him the ONDAS Award in 1967. He then appeared in films like ‘Live and Let Die’, ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’, ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’, ‘North Sea Hijacker’, ‘Sunday Lovers’, ‘Spice World’, and ‘The Quest’.
His acting skills have made him win many awards like Golden Globe Henrietta Awards and Bambi Awards. He has also won many lifetime achievement awards and has got a Star on the Walk of Fame. His last movie as an actor was ‘The Saint’ in 2017. For his charity work, Moore has won several awards like Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Feral Cross of Merit from Germany, and Dag Hammarskjold Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
What could be the net worth of a person who has appeared in several movies in his career? He has appeared in many movies and also in TV series like ‘The Persuaders’, ‘The Saint’, ‘Ivanhoe’, and ‘Maverick’. With an illustrious career, he was able to make a net worth of over $125 million. He also had properties worth millions of dollars. The actor is still remembered today particularly for his role in “James Bond” movies.
Roger Moore has given us many cult classics. We continue to watch his films as he has left a legacy for cinema lovers. He has also won many special awards for films and philanthropy. He was known to have a good relationship with the royal family of Denmark.