Cary Elwes Net Worth

June 3, 2023
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Ivan Simon Cary Elwes was born on the 26th October 1962, in Westminster, London, England, of Anglo – Irish and Serbo – Croat descent. Elwes is an actor, known for creating roles in films of several genres, including the romantic comedy “The Princess Bride” (1987), the musical adventure comedy film “Robin Hood: Men in Tights” (1993), the historical drama film “Cradle Will Rock” (1999) as well as the thriller films “Kiss the Girls” (1997) and “Edison Force” (2007). Cary has been active in the entertainment industry since 1979.

How much is the net worth of Cary Elwes? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of Elwes wealth is as much as $14 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Acting is the main source of Cary fortune.


Cary Elwes Net Worth $14 Million


To begin with, Cary Elwes is the third son of interior designer Tessa Kennedy and the portraitist Dominic Elwes; his brother Cassian Elwes is film producer, his second brother Damian Elwes is an artist. After school Cary moved to the USA, where he studied Acting and Art at the Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers in New York.

Concerning his professional career, Cary Elwes had his first starring role in “Another Country” (1984) by Marek Kanievska. Then, he received the offer to play the role of Guildford Dudley alongside Helena Bonham Carter in the British costume drama “Lady Jane” (1986) by Trevor Nunn. This was followed by an appearance as farm boy Westley in “The Princess Bride” in 1987. Afterwards, Elwes starred alongside Matthew Broderick in “Glory” (1989) and with Tom Cruise in “Days of Thunder” (1990). In the parody film “Hot Shots!” (1991) Cary embodied the opponent of Charlie Sheen aka Topper Harley. In “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” (1992), he was the fiancé of Lucy, played by Sadie Frost. In Mel Brooks’ spoof “Robin Hood – Men in Tights” (1993) Elwes starred in the lead role of Robin Hood which became iconic of its genre. It was followed by supporting roles in the films “Twister” (1996) and “Liar Liar” (1997). In 1999, Elwes starred in the historical drama film directed by Tim Robbins “Cradle Will Rock” in the role of John Houseman. The following year he joined “Shadow of the Vampire” (2000) in the role of Fritz Arno Wagner. His net worth was well set.

In the television film “Uprising” (2001), depicting the World War 2 uprising in the Warsaw ghetto, Elwes took the role of Fritz Hippler. In the ninth season of the mystery series “The X-Files” (2001 – 2002) Elwes appeared in the role of Brad Follmer, a skeptical FBI Agent. In 2004 he portrayed Lawrence Gordon in the horror movie “Saw Dr.”. Later, he played again Dr. Lawrence Gordon in the sequels “Saw II” (2005) and “Saw 3D” (2010). In the miniseries, “Pope John Paul II” (2005) Elwes landed the role as young Karol Wojtyla. Moreover, he starred opposite Eliza Dushku in the thriller film “The Alphabet Killer” (2008) by Rod Schmidt. Cary Elwes starred in the following films “No Strings Attached” (2011), “Camilia Dickinson” (2011), “Hellgate” (2011), “The Story of Luke” (2012) and “The Citizen” (2013).

On television, he was seen in the popular series “Psych” (2009 – 2014), “Family Guy” (2014) and others. Recently, he landed the lead role in the dark comedy film “Sugar Mountain” (2015) by Richard Gray and was in the main cast of the mystery drama “H8RZ” by Derrick Borte. Since 2015, he has been starring as the main in the series “The Art of More”. Soon, the following films with Elwes will be released: “Billionaire Boys Club” (2016), “La reina de España” (2016) and “The Greens Are Gone” (2016) – his net worth is very likely to rise further.

Finally, in the personal life of the actor, Elwes became engaged to photographer Lisa Marie Kurbikoff in Paris in 1997, and their wedding took place in 2000. They have one daughter (born on the 24th April, 2007).

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