Sean Connery Net Worth 2019, Biography, Education, and Career.
Sean Connery Net Worth 2019 – Sean Connery is a retired Scottish actor and producer. People mostly know him as the first actor to portray the character ‘James Bond’ in the film.
Additionally, he has appeared in movies like ‘The Untouchables’, ‘The Name of the Rose’, ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’, and ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ among others.
He was born on August 25, 1930, in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland to Joseph Connery, a truck driver and Euphemia McBain, a cleaning woman. He has a younger brother, Neil Connery.
His parents were poor and lived in a neighborhood filled with the smell of rubber mills and breweries. As an infant, he used to sleep in a bureau drawer because his parents could not afford a crib for him.
He grew up on the streets playing football with the neighborhood boys. In his early years, he was dubbed as the ‘Big Tam’ because of his muscular built and ability to pound his friends.
He received his early education from Tollcross Elementary School. He was good at mathematics and also had a keen interest in reading. He used to go fishing with his brother and skipped school for amusing extracurricular activities.
At the age of 13, he quit school to earn money for his family and got a job as a milkman in Edinburgh. After three years, he joined the Royal Navy but was discharged after some time on medical grounds due to his stomach ulcers.
Upon returning, he served as a truck driver, laborer, lifeguard, and a coffin polisher to support his family.
Connery quit school to earn money for his family at the age of 13. Later, he got a job as a milkman in Edinburgh. Additionally, he joined the Royal Navy after three years.
In addition, he was discharged after some time on medical grounds. Sean also worked as a truck driver, laborer, coffin polisher, and lifeguard.
In 1951, he helped out backstage at the King’s Theatre. Sean appeared in the movie ‘Let’s Makeup’ but was uncredited. In 1956, Connery appeared in ‘Dixon of Dock Green’, ‘The Condemned’ and ‘Sailor of Fortune.’
Since then, he has appeared in several other movies and television series. At present, he has more than 90 credits as an actor.
Some other movies and television series that Connery has appeared in are ‘Freedom: A History of Us’, ‘The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’, ‘The Russia House’, ‘The Hunt for Red October’, ‘Family Business’, ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’, ‘The Offence’, ‘Diamonds Are Forever’, ‘The Red Tent’, ‘The Magical World of Disney’, and ‘You Only Live Twice’ among others.
Sean confirmed his retirement from acting on 8 June 2006. He is a member of the Scottish National Party. On 5 July 2000, he was knighted by Elizabeth II at an investiture ceremony at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh.
Connery won the Oscar in 1099 for his performance in ‘The Untouchables.’ Additionally, he has also won the Golden Globe Award two times. In addition, he also received the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1996.
Furthermore, Sean has won the BAFTA Film Award, Lifetime Achievement Award (Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films), American Cinematheque Award, Blockbuster Entertainment Award, Christopher Award, and Jupiter Award among others.
He has an estimated net worth of around $ 140 million at present.