Sean Connery is a retired actor and producer from Scotland, who was going to be a football player before deciding to be an actor. Sean Connery began appearing in TV movies and series by the end of the 1950s, and he first landed a few guest roles before having main acting roles. Now let’s have a close look on Sean Connery’s net worth in 2018.
Sean Connery Early Life
Thomas Sean Connery was born on August 25, 1930 in Fountainbridge, Scotland. His father, Joseph Connery worked in a factory and as a truck driver but he died in 1972, and his mother Euphemia McLean but she is also dead. Sean Connery has 1 brother, his name is Neil Connery and he is also a retired actor.
Sean Connery was first married to the actress and author Diane Cilento, whom died in 2011. They got married in 1962 and divorced in 1973. Sean and Diane gave birth to 1 son, his name is Jason Connery and he is now an actor and director.
Sean Connery married the painter Micheline Roquebrune in 1975. They don’t have any children together.
Sean Connery Career, Awards & Achievement
Sean Connery was first delivering milk for a shop called St. Cuthbert’s Co-operative Society. He joined the Royal Navy and later got discharged due to medical issues that were common in his family. After that, Sean worked many different jobs including an artist model, a swimming lifeguard, and a truck driver. He was going to become a football player before deciding to go on with an acting career, as he played for the junior club Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic F.C.
Following a few stage work and guest acting roles, Sean Connery debut major acting role was in a 1957 crime drama movie titled “No Road Back”. He is the first actor to play James Bond character which all started with the 1962 action adventure thriller movie “Dr. No”. Sean Connery played James Bond in other James Bond movie series including “From Russia with Love”, “Goldfinger”, “Thunderball”, “You Only Live Twice”, “Diamonds Are Forever”, and “Never Say Never Again”.
Sean Connery has made many great movie appearances. The crime thriller movie “The Untouchables” is one of his most successful work of all time, which he stars in along with Robert De Niro, Kevin Costner, Andy García and Charles Martin Smith. “The Name of the Rose” mystery crime movie is also one of Sean Connery’s greatest movies of all time. Sean Connery’s latest movies are the 2003 action adventure fantasy “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen”, the 2000 drama movie “Finding Forrester”, and the 1999 crime action crime movie “Entrapment”. After that, he voice acted in a video game titled “From Russia with Love” and in an animated adventure comedy movie titled “Sir Billi”.
Awards & Achievements
Sean Connery has won many awards for “The Untouchables” movie. He won for it the Oscar Award for Best Supporting Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor, and others.
Sean Connery has also received the Golden Globe Henrietta Award for World Film Favorites, the AFI Life Achievement Award and the BAFTA Fellowship Lifetime Achievement Award.
Net Worth of Sean Connery
The estimated net worth of Sean Connery has reached up to $130 million. The $130 million fortune that Sean Connery made comes from the TV movies that he starred in. Sean Connery salary for “Goldfinger” movie was around $3 million. He earned around $20 million for the “Entrapment” movie, and $17 million for “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” movie.
Sean Connery is one of the most loved to watch movie actors of all time. He is the first actor to play James Bond character as he first played it in “Dr. No” movie, and then in many others. Sean Connery earned many awards for “The Untouchables” movie including an Oscar. Sean Connery is married to Micheline Roquebrune, they have no children and they are happily living together.