Sean Connery Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Body, and Career
Sean Connery Net Worth – As controversy continues over who is going to play the iconic spy, Agent 007 James Bond after Daniel Craig, it is important to remember the actor who started it all – Sean Connery.
Before the role became one every handsome action actor wanted to play, Sean Connery led the first film in the decades-long franchise. It is one of the many highlights in the 49 years career of the Scottish actor.
Connery was born as Thomas Sean Connery in Fountainbridge on August 25, 1930. He was born to parents Euphemia McBain “Effie” and Joseph Connery. His mother was a cleaning woman and his father was a factory worker and lorry driver. Add
itionally, he has a younger brother, Neil. Sean is of British and Scottish nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to the mixed ethnic background of Scottish and Irish. Connery loved playing street football as a child.
Talking about his education, Connery attended Tollcross Elementary School.
|Height||6 ft 2″
(188 cm) approximately
He got his first job as a milkman and later joined the Royal Navy, where he spent a short time before he discharged on health grounds. He returned to his life as a civilian, working other jobs as a lorry driver, lifeguard, coffin polisher, and as an artist’s model.
Of all the jobs Sean Connery had before he became an actor, it was his work as a semi-professional footballer that was very close to redefining his life.
Sean Connery, who had taken up bodybuilding in his 20s, was offered a contract by the legendary manager of Manchester United, Matt Busby to play for the club because of his physical prowess. He, however, declined the contract and chose to become an actor instead.
His introduction to acting began in the theater, were among the many jobs he had, working at the backstage of a theater was one of them. His time as a worker in the theater introduced him to the world of acting as art and he took great interest in it.
When an opportunity for an audition opened up, Sean auditioned for a role in a theater production of South Pacific. He got a small part in the play and it began a journey to the summit of the acting profession.
He appeared in a few stages plays before he got his first film role in Lilacs in the Spring. Ever since, the legendary appeared in over 50 films, including the iconic James Bond films, which he starred in seven times. He starred in his first James Bond film, as the first actor to portray the character in a film in Dr. No which was released in 1962.
All seven films were commercially successful and elevated Sean Connery to a cult hero among film fans all over the globe. His performances and success of the films got him selected by the American Film Institute as the third-greatest hero in cinema history.
Net Worth 2020
Sean Connery’s successful life as an actor and his investment in real estate has earned him a massive fortune worth $120 million.