Pierce Brosnan Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career
Pierce Brosnan Net Worth 2020 – Pierce Brosnan is an Irish actor, film producer, and activist. He is famous for playing James Bond movies from 1994 to 2005.
He has played the classic spy in four films: GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, and Die Another Day. Brosnan also played Mr. Brunner in the 2010 film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.
The James Bond actor was born as the only child to a carpenter, Thomas Brosnan, and a nurse, May Smith on the 16th of May 1953. His birth took place in our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda, Ireland.
The actor experienced an unstable childhood; his father left home when he was very young.
He moved in with his maternal grandparents, Philip, and Kathleen Smith following his mother’s marriage with William Carmichael.
Pierce went to Primary School in St.Annes Primary School, Navan. He was educated at Elliott School, now known as Ark Putney Academy, a coeducational secondary school with academy status in southwest London.
The actor later dropped out of school and went ahead to train at the Drama Centre London. While doing that, Pierce also enrolled at Saint Martin’s school of arts where he learned painting.
Soon after his graduation from the Drama Centre in 1975, the actor got his first job as an acting assistant stage manager at the York Theatre Royal.
He later made his first stage performance in a stage play, Wait Until Dark.
Shortly after that, he got his first screen role as McCabe in the movie, The Red Devil Battery Sign. His performance in the movie was able to catapult him into the limelight.
Pierce Brosnan also played minor roles in different films and TV series before he became a regular face on the TV screen.
He earned his first Golden Globe Award nomination in 1985 following his role in the miniseries, Nancy Astor.
He also garnered fame through his appearance on other films such as Remington Steele and The Fourth Protocol, among others.
Subsequently, the actor who first saw the James Bond film Gold Finger at the age of 11 never knew that in the nearest future, he would get to play the exact same role.
He first took up the James Bond character in the year 1994 and was a recurring star for four consecutive years.
Pierce has equally featured in a good number of movies including his latest film, The Knight’s Daughter. Like always, he never failed his fans in most of them.
Through the years of his career, Pierce has been rewarded for his many works both on the screen and for his charitable acts.
He was rewarded with the Irish Film and Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003 and was also made an honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire, by the Queen of England.
This title also explains the reason behind the abbreviation ‘OBE’ found after his name.
He also received honorary degrees from the Institute of Technology, Dublin and the University College Cork in the year 2002 and 2003 respectively.
Pierce Brosnan Net Worth
Pierce Brosnan has a net worth of $80 million.