Sean Connery is one of the renowned retired actor and a producer who has majorly gained his popularity from the role he played as a spy by the name James Bond in movies. He started featuring in different TV series and movies in the late 1950s and played several guest roles in different movies and series before he maintained the role of a spy in most movies later. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Sean Connery in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Sean Connery was born on 25th August in the year 1930 at Fountainbridge, Edinburgh in Scotland. He was born to his parents by the name Joseph Connery who was a truck driver and his mother Euphemia McBain. His family was very poor during his childhood from which he had to live under severe conditions.
Sean Connery then grew up playing football at streets while playing football with the boys at their neighborhood. During his young stage, he was nicknamed as Big Tam from his muscularly built body from which he would beat his friends. He got his early education from Tollcross Elementary School where he was extremely good at mathematics and also had much passion for reading. Together with his brother, they used to go fishing while he also participated in most extracurricular activities.
He then left school so as to find money for his family where he then got a job at Edinburgh in which after 3 years, he then joined the Navy though got discharged due to health issues in which he was found to have stomach ulcers. After his return, he played several roles so as to support his family which includes lifeguard, laborer, truck driver and a coffin polisher.
Sean Connery married secretly in the year 1962 from which he married Diane Cilento who was a divorced Australian actress with whom they had a son known as Jason Connery. They then divorced in the year 1973 due to abuse. He then married an artist in the year 1975 known as Micheline Roquebrune.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
His career began when he left school to find something to support the family and he first used to deliver milk for St. Cuthbert’s Co-operative Society. He then later joined the Royal Navy though got discharged due to health issues. He then returned and got involved in different types of jobs such as swimming lifeguard, truck driver, and an artist model. He had thought of becoming a footballer before he went to his acting career. This is from which he played for a junior club.
He appeared and featured in few stages and played guest roles but got his major acting role in the year 1957 in a drama movie known as No Road Back and later acted the role of James Bond in 1962 in a movie known as Dr. No. He has also played this role in other series such as Goldfinger, From Russia with Love, Diamonds are Forever, and many more.
His fame rose and he began making appearances in many other great movies. They include The Untouchables, The Name of the Rose, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Finding Forrester, Entrapment, From Russia with Love, and Sir Billi. In addition to this, he has also won many awards for ‘The Untouchables’ and other awards such as Best Supporting Actor in Oscar Award and from the Golden Globe Award, Golden Globe Henrietta Award, and many more.
Net Worth & Earnings
Sean Connery has an estimated net worth of $140 Million. This comes from the fortunate earnings he has made in several series and movies he has acted for a long time. Though he was seen to give up much of what would make him even to be higher when he turned down the request by Lord of the Rings.
He has had a major role in the film and acting industry from which he has been loved by most persons majorly from acting as James Bond. His hard work necessitated for his success as his background did not have a promising future for him in which he also suffers very much.