Daniel Day-Lewis Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career, Marital Life and Awards.
Daniel Day-Lewis Net Worth 2020 – The life of a movie star is believed to be a hectic one. A movie is concluded and another is ready to kick off because of the stereotype that an artist must star in as many movies as possible to be able to bag many prestigious awards in acting.
Nevertheless, one of the most selective actors in the film industry, Daniel Day-Lewis refutes this assumption.
Daniel Day-Lewis Net Worth
Daniel Day-Lewis is an English actor who has a net worth of $50 million dollars.
Daniel Day-Lewis was born in Kensington, London on April 29, 1957.
His father, Cecil Day-Lewis (aka Nicholas Blake), was born in Ireland and was a ‘Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom’.
Day-Lewis’ mother, Jill Balcon, was Cecil Day-Lewis’ second wife and was Jewish whose ancestors had migrated to England.
He has an older sister, Tamasin, who is a documentary filmmaker and television chef.
Day-Lewis studied at Sevenoaks School in Kent which he disliked but it taught him three important interests: woodworking, acting, and fishing.
Later, he was shifted to another independent school, Bedales, in Petersfield, Hampshire.
In 1975, he left Bedales and joined Bristol Old Vic School and attended it for three years.
He also performed at the Bristol Old Vic and was an understudy to Pete Postlethwaite, with whom he later co-starred in a film.
He was only 13 when he performed in the movie Sunday, Bloody Sunday (1971).
Once he got the basics, Daniel Day-Lewis went on to hone his acting skills on the stage acting in Shakespeare’s, Marlowe’s and Farquer’s plays during his student days.
This turned out to be a perfect way to learn how to engage with complicated characters and show their psychological and physical changes on stage.
The first wide-spread notice Daniel received was for his performances in the movies “My Beautiful Laundrette” (1985) and “The Unbearable Likeness of Being” (1988).
He was honored with Oscars for Best Actor for his outstanding portrayals in My Left Foot (1989), There Will Be Blood (2007) and Lincoln (2012).
He is married to Rebecca Miller the daughter of the playwright of The Crucible Arthur Miller and their marriage is blessed with two sons, Ronan Cal Day-Lewis (born 1998) and Cashel Blake Day-Lewis (born 2002)
He won three Academy Awards for Best Actor for his performance in My Left Foot (1989), There Will Be Blood (2007) and Lincoln (2012).
In the same category, he was also nominated for In the Name of the Father (1993), Gangs of New York (2002) and Phantom Thread (2017).
In addition to the aforementioned, he won four BAFTA Awards for Best Actor, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.
To top it all, Time Magazine named Daniel Day-Lewis the World’s Greatest Actor in November 2012.