Cillian Murphy Net Worth

June 2, 2023
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Cillian Murphy was born on the 25th May 1976, in Blackrock, Cork, Ireland, and is an actor. One of his most notable features are his enormous blue eyes with some female facial traits. He is the winner of GQ UK Award, two Irish Film & Television Awards, Drama Desk Award and others. Murphy has been active in the entertainment industry since 1996.

How much is the net worth of Cillian Murphy? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $15 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Acting is the main source of Murphy’s fortune.

Cillian Murphy Net Worth $15 Million

To begin with, as a teenager he played rugby, and read a lot. After matriculation from the Presentation Brothers College, he studied law at University College in Cork.

Concerning his professional career, he appeared on the stage of Corcadorca Theatre Company in the plays “A Clockwork Orange” and “Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme”. In 1996, he starred on the professional stage of Triskel Theatre in “Disco Pigs” and received critical acclaim. A year later he appeared in the 26-minute short film “Quando” (1997). After the role of a bartender in the crime drama “The Tale of Sweety Barrett” (1998), he was cast in the drama “The Trench” (1999) alongside Daniel Craig, James D’Arcy and Ben Whishaw. For his portrayal of the teenage Piga in “Disco Pigs” (2001), the actor was nominated for an IFTA (Irish Film & Television Award). The role of the sickly skinny Jim fighting zombies and rebel soldiers in the apocalyptic horror film “28 Days Later” (2002) was nominated for the MTV Movie Awards and the Critics Association Network Award. In the black comedy “Intermission” (2003) opposite Colin Farrell, Murphy portrayed the angry, insecure and ill-equipped person named John. Afterwards, he performed in the war melodrama “Cold Mountain” (2003) with Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Portman and Charlie Hunnam. Then, the actor played in the biographical melodrama “Girl with a Pearl Earring” (2003) opposite Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson as a simple son of a butcher. Moreover, he starred in the fantasy film by Christopher Nolan “Batman Begins” (2005). His net worth was well established.

For the portrayal of cool terrorist with intense blue eyes in Wes Craven’s thriller “Red Eye” (2006), Cillian was nominated for a Saturn Award, and his role of Patrick/Patricia Braden, a transvestite in the comedy-drama by Neil Jordan “Breakfast on Pluto” (2005) earned him nominations for a Golden Globe and European Film Award, and for the same role he won an Irish Film & Television Award as the Best Actor in a Lead Role.

A number of nominations and GQ UK Award Murphy received for the lead role in the war film “The Wind That Shakes the Barley” (2006), and nominations for prestigious awards brought roles landed in the films “Sunshine” (2007) by Danny Boyle, “Inception” (2010) written, co-produced, directed by Christopher Nolan, “Perrier’s Bounty” (2011) directed by Ian FitzGibbon, “Broken” directed by Rufus Norris as well as “Peaky Blinders” (2015) written and directed by Steven Knight. To summarise, all the aforementioned roles have increased the total size of Cillian Murphy’s net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the actor, Murphy married Yvonne McGuinness in 2004, and the family has two sons.

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