Pierce Brosnan is a renowned film producer, actor and activist who is of Irish origin and became famous after acting in Remington Steele between 1982 and 1987. Others after that include The Fourth Protocol, Cold War and Mrs. Doubtfire. Also, he played the role of James Bond. He has starred in Tomorrow Never Dies, Die Another Day, GoldenEye and The World is Not Enough.
He together with Beau St. Clair formed a Los Angeles-based production company called Irish Dream Time. Now let’s have a close look on Pierce Brosnan’s net worth in 2018.
Pierce Brosnan was born in 1953 on 16th May to Thomas Brosnan and May. He was their only child. His birthplace was Drogheda, County Louth, but he lived for 12 years in Navan, County Meath. Thomas who was a carpenter abandoned them when Neil was an infant. After his mother left for London to be a nurse, he was left under the care of his grandparents. They were Philip and Kathleen Smith.
He reunited with his mother in 1964 on 12th August. She had remarried to William Carmichael. He schooled at Elliott School presently known as Putney Academy. Later, he joined Saint Martin’s School of Art. Brosnan studies acting at the Drama Centre for three years.
Shortly after leaving drama school, he met Cassandra Harris. She is an Australian actress. The two met through one of Richard Harris’s nephew. His name was David Harris, and he was the stepson of Casandra. They got married in 1980 on 27th December.
The couple welcomed their son together in 1983 on 13th September. After Dermot Harris died in 1986, the two started living with her other two children Chris and Charlotte. Brosnan adopted the kids who consequently took his surname.
His wife was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after she got very sick in 1987. She died in 1991 on 28th December at the age of 43.
He remarried in 2001 to Keely Shaye Smith. They have two sons Paris and Dylan. His daughter Charlotte died in 2013 on 28 June after battling with ovarian cancer.
Immediately after graduating from the Drama Centre, he started working at the York Theatre Royal as an acting assistant. His acting debut was in Wait Until Dark. Then he portrayed the character of McCabe in The Red Devil Battery Sign.
In the 1980s, he appeared in The Long Good Friday, Nomads, Taffin, The Deceit and The Heist. Between 1994 and 2005, he played the role, James Bond.
After that, Brosnan played the role of Daniel in Law of Attraction. Also, he appeared in The Matador, Seraphim Falls, Butterfly on a Wheel, Married Life, Thomas & Friends The Great Discovery and The Greatest.
In the 2010s, Bronson played parts in The Ghost Writer, Oceans, Remember Me, Some Beautiful, Survivor, No Escape and A Christmas Star.
Awards & Achievements
In 2009, He won a Movie for Grownups Award during the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards. He also won a Saturn Award in 1998. In 2000, he was awarded an Empire Award. The following year, he won a Humanitarian Award as well as a Humanitarian Honoree. Pierce earned a Career Achievement Award and a Christopher’s Award in 2002 and 2003, respectively. Brosnan has other awards, and the list is quite long.
Net Worth of Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan has an estimated net worth of about $85 million. His primary source of income is his acting career. Pierce makes earnings from a various character that he portrays in different films and television series. His other source is his career as a film producer. He owns a production company too which adds to his basket of wealth.
Pierce Brosnan is an award-winning actor. For twelve consecutive he portrayed the character of James Bond. His wife always wanted that, but unfortunately, she died before that happened. Nevertheless, he got the role four years after her death. It is sad that he lost his wife and daughter to ovarian cancer.