Colin Farrell is one of Hollywood’s best-known actors and is a prominent figure in the Irish performing arts scene. Making his name and fame in a barrage of movies and television shows alike, he has amassed a huge fan following due to his versatility as an actor. Known to perform a diverse range of roles, he has definitely set a firm foot on the land of the stars, in arguably the biggest performing arts stage of them all. Now let us have a look at Colin Farrell’s net worth in 2018.
Colin Farrell was born in a part of Dublin called Castleknock, in Ireland. His father was an important player of the Shamrock Rovers Football Club and also ran a health food shop on the side. Farrell also has an uncle who played for Shamrock Rovers Football Club and his older brother is named after his father, along with two sisters. One of his sisters, Claudine, works for Farrell as his personal assistant. Farrell attended St. Brigid’s National School, followed by a spell at Castleknock College, after which he moved on to Gormanston College. He also tried his hand at acquiring a spot on the Irish group Boyzone.
Farrell has stated that the performance of Henry Thomas in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was one of his biggest inspirations as an actor. He attended the Gaiety School of Acting, which led to his appointment as a cast member of a BBC drama show.
Farrell’s early took off with a BBC drama by the name of Ballykissangel, followed by Falling for a Dancer. His first role in a film was in The War Zone, about the social issue of child abuse. He also played the lead in Tigerland. Farrell’s work in American films such as S.W.A.T, Phone Booth and The Recruit was highly appreciated, with both commercial and critical success. He has played a supporting role in Minority Report (2002), with a role as Bullseye in the Ben Affleck-starring film called Daredevil.
As for his newer batch of films, he has managed to rope in roles, with sheer talent, alongside big names in the industry such as Jamie Foxx in Miami Vice, Christian Bale in The New World, Ewan McGregor in the film Cassandra’s Dream, which was directed by Woody Allen. Colin Farrell has also worked with Edward Norton in Pride and Glory as well as Salma Hayek in Ask the Dust. He has starred in Total Recall, which includes two remakes. In the Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, he has performed with Johnny Depp and Jude Law.
Awards and Achievements
Colin Farrell made great use of his acting acumen, along with his good looks and expressive eyebrows. His eye-catching performances in movies and television series such as True Detective have earned him numerous accolades throughout. Praised by critics and audiences alike, Farrell has been nominated for awards such as Empire Awards, Irish Film and Television Academy, European Film Choice Awards, British Independent Film Awards and Golden Globe Award, the latter being one of the most prestigious awards in the film industry.
He has also won numerous awards for his work in Tigerland, In Bruges, Ondine, Seven Psychopaths and the Lobster.
Net Worth of Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell’s work on the screen has helped him garner quite a bit of money, with his net worth raking in at around $38 million. His performances for various media for the past twenty years have definitely paid off.
Farrell, with his success, proves that talent and hard work go hand in hand. One must have the drive to succeed in order to make it big in a field such as acting; a drive which he seems to have in spades.