Daniel Craig is an English actor who has starred in many films. He has also done theatre roles and is best known for being James Bond. As James Bond, he has acted in films like ‘Casino Royale,’ ‘Quantum of Solace,’ ‘Skyfall,’ and ‘Spectre.’ Craig has also acted in British television shows and has won many accolades. The actor is known for his deep, smooth voice. Here is a quick summary of Daniel Craig’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Daniel Craig Early Life
Daniel Wroughton Craig was born on 2 March 1968, in Cheshire, England. His parents are Carol Olivia and Timothy John Wroughton Craig. He grew up in Wirral Peninsula.
He went to Merseyside’s Hilbre High School. As a student, he used to play rugby. In 1991, he completed his graduation from Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Prior to that, he used to do part-time jobs in restaurants.
From 1992 to 1994, Craig David was married to Fiona Loudon. They have a daughter together. Until 2001, he was in a relationship with Heike Makatsch. He was also in a relationship with Satsuki Mitchell for five years. In 2011, he married Rachel Weisz.
In 2012, he took part in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in London. Craig has been associated with several charities and was also appointed as the global advocate for eliminating mines and explosive hazards by the United Nations.
Daniel Craig Career
As an actor, Daniel Craig made his movie debut in 1992. He appeared in several films throughout the 1990s. In 1998, he was seen as John Ballard in the film ‘Elizabeth.’ He then went on to star in films like ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider,’ ‘A Dreamed of Africa,’ and ‘Road to Perdition.’
In 2003, Craig appeared as Ted Hughes in ‘Sylvia.’ This was followed by the movies ‘The Mother,’ ‘Enduring Love,’ ‘The Jacket,’ ‘Fateless,’ and ‘Munich.’ He voiced as Barthelemy Karas in the 2006 movie ‘Renaissance.’
He was then selected as James Bond and appeared in his first ‘Bond’ movie in ‘Casino Royale’ in 2006. In 2007, the actor played Lord Asriel in ‘The Golden Compass.’ In the following year, Craig appeared in ‘Quantum of Solace.’
He voiced for the animated film ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ and also appeared in films like ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,’ ‘Skyfall,’ ‘Spectre,’ ‘Logan Lucky,’ and ‘Kings.’
In television, Daniel Craig has guest appeared in many TV shows. He was seen as Geordie Peacock in ‘Our Friends in the North.’ He has also appeared in television films like ‘Sharpe’s Eagle,’ ‘Copenhagen,’ ‘Archangel,’ and ‘The Ice House.’
Awards & Achievements
Daniel Craig was nominated for the 2007 BAFTA Awards for ‘Casino Royale.’ The actor had received a nomination from the Primetime Emmys in 2014. He won the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year in 2012. In 2007, he won the Empire Award. Other awards won by Craig are Golden Schmoes Award, Golden Camera Award, Sant Jordi Awards, and London Critics Circle Film Awards.
Net Worth of Daniel Craig
The estimated net worth of Daniel Craig is more than $100 million. He is one of the highest paying actors and has also done theater roles. Some of his theater performances are ‘Othello,’ ‘Betrayal,’ ‘A Steady Rain,’ and ‘Angels in America.’ He has also appeared for BBC’s ‘The Rover.’ In 2008, Daniel Craig bought an apartment worth £4 million. He has also got many luxurious cars, and his films have grossed millions of dollars from the box office.
Daniel Craig is one of the most famous actors in the world. He has appeared in many expensive and highly successful films. He was already a successful actor and by becoming ‘James Bond,’ there has been no looking back in his career. People today get anticipated to watch his movies. He is also a generous person and is active for several causes.