Sean Connery Net Worth - How Rich was the James Bond Actor?
Grab all the details on the net worth of the James Bond actor Sean Connery, who recently passed away on 31 October 2020 at the age of 90.
Sir Thomas Sean Connery, one of the greatest actors of all time, passed away on 31 October 2020 at the age of 90. He died peacefully in his sleep in Nassau, The Bahamas, having been 'unwell for some time,' according to his son Jason Connery. Sean was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, the first actor to do so by starring in seven Bond films (every film from Dr. No to You Only Live Twice, plus Diamonds Are Forever and Never Say Never Again) between 1962 and 1983.
Sean Connery's other films include 'Murder on the Orient Express,' 'The Man Who Would Be King,' 'A Bridge Too Far,' 'Highlander,' 'The Untouchables,' 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,' and 'The Hunt for Red October.' During his career, he earned one Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award), and three Golden Globes. Below we take a look at how much net worth he held during his lifetime through his acting career.
What is Sean Connery's Net Worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, late James Bond star Sean Connery held an incredible net worth of $350 million by his final years. His fame as one of the most reputed actors in the entertainment industry and his roles in several movies over the decades helped him accumulate such a huge fortune throughout his career. He is best known for his role as James Bond in the movies such as 'Dr. No,' 'From Russia with Love,' 'Goldfinger,' 'Thunderball,' 'You Only Live Twice,' 'Diamonds Are Forever,' and 'Never Say Never Again.'
Late James Bond star Sean Connery held an incredible net worth of $350 million.
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Sean Connery's immense fame comes from his role as James Bond, but the movies in which he played the role did not pay him much in the beginning. According to an article by Inquisitr, he was paid only $16,000 for his role in 'Dr. No,' the first James Bond movie. But soon, the movies began gaining commercial success, and he was paid $1 million for 'Diamonds Are Forever' and $3 million for 'Never Say Never Again.'
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Sean Connery reportedly earned $250,000 for his part in the 1991 film 'Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.' But he donated the entire amount of his earnings from the movie to charity. As per a DW report, the actor even donated the $1.25 million he earned for his performance in 'Diamonds Are Forever' to a Scottish educational charity that he founded, the Scottish International Education Trust.
Sean Connery Real Estate Assets
Sean Connery's former home on the French Riviera was recently on sale for $33 million, according to Forbes. The seafront villa, built in the 1920s, lies on a rocky cliff in the French resort city of Nice and overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. The estate, which is spread over 10,700 square feet of area, has five bedrooms, two swimming pools, two guest villas, and just over an acre of terraced Mediterranean gardens.
Sean Connery used own a villa on the French Riviera, which was recently on sale for $33 million.
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In 1999, Sean Connery and his wife Micheline sold their home in Marbella, Spain, for €6.4 million. The sale was followed by the construction of luxury apartments on the spot, which opened an investigation for alleged tax evasion. Sean Connery was cleared of any wrongdoing, but his wife was charged with tax property fraud.
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