Damian Lewis is an actor and producer from the United Kingdom. He is best known for his acting roles in “Band of Brothers” and “Homeland” TV series, both for which he earned award nominations and winnings. Go on reading to know Damian Lewis’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
Damian Lewis Early Life
Damian Watcyn Lewis was born on February 11, 1971 St John’s Wood district in London, United Kingdom. His father J. Watcyn Lewis “John” was one of Lloyd’s city insurance brokers, and his mother’s name is Charlotte Mary Lewis. Damian Lewis’s grandfather, Sir Ian Frank Bowater was a Lieutenant Colonel who served as the Lord Mayor of London for a year, next to other old family members who served in many positions including British Royal Family physician Bertrand Dawson.
Damian Lewis was mostly grown and raised in south east England. He finished his schooling from the Ashdown House independent school, and from the independent boarding school, Eton College. Damian Lewis also graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He went to the United States many times during summer times when he was a child with his family because they were visiting their relatives. Damian Lewis is the oldest of his siblings, he has 1 sister and 2 brothers, Amanda Lewis, William Lewis and the film director Gareth Lewis.
For his personal life, marriage and relationships, Damian Lewis has been married to actress Helen McCrory since 2007. Damian and Helen have 1 son and 1 daughter together, Gulliver Lewis and Manon McCrory Lewis, both were born in 2006 and 2007.
Prior to his marriage, Damian Lewis has been in relationships with the American actress Kristin Davis, Australian actress Freya Stafford and with the British TV newsreader and journalist Katie Razzall.
Damian Lewis Career, Awards & Achievement
Damian Lewis decided to be an actor at his teenage years, around 16 years old. He first served at stage productions for the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he appeared in productions of “Little Eyolf” and “Cymbeline”. Prior to that, he worked in a job that he really hated, selling car alarms as a telemarketer.
Damian Lewis has made several guest and minor acting roles at his career start, before having his first most noticeable role in the war drama series “Band of Brothers”. Another great series work for his was in the spy thriller “Homeland”.
Damian Lewis’s 2018 – 2019 acting work including more of the American drama series “Billions”.
Awards & Achievements
Damian Lewis has received over 13 award nominations and 5 winnings throughout his career. For “Homeland” series, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series Drama, the Dorian Award for TV Performance of the Year Actor and the Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Television Series Drama.
Damian Lewis has won the Biarritz International Festival of Audiovisual Programming Award for Best Actor in TV Series and Serials for “Band of Brothers” series, next to many nominations for the same series.
Net Worth of Damian Lewis
The actor and producer Damian Lewis net worth is set to $14 million. He earned his wealth and earnings from the salary he get from his acting roles in movies and series. Damian Lewis’s estimated salary per episode is $250 thousand, making him one of the highest paid actors.
Damian Lewis is one of the most loved to watch British actors, who has more than 43 credited acting roles in movies and series. He gained huge success for his role in “Band of Brothers” series. Damian Lewis is currently happily living with his wife Helen McCrory and their children.