Dominic West Net Worth

March 14, 2023
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Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West was born on the 15th October 1969, in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, and is an actor, best known to the world from playing Det. James “Jimmy” McNulty in the TV series “The Wire” (2002-2008), then as Theron in the film “300” (2006), and as Sab Than in “John Carter” (2012), among other roles. Dominic has been an active member of the entertainment industry since 1991.

Have you ever wondered how rich Dominic West is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Dominic`s net worth is as high as $12 million, an amount earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry.


Dominic West Net Worth $12 Million


West is one of seven children born to Pauline Mary, an actress and her husband Thomas George Eagleton West, who was the owner of a plastics factory. Dominic was a student at Eton College, and then graduated from Trinity College, Dublin with a BA in English literature. After that he attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, from which he graduated in 1995.

From a young age, Dominic was interested in acting, and started to appear in community theatre when he was only nine years old, and as he got older his interest intensified. Dominic made an acting debut in the short film “3 Joes” in 1991, and four years later had his first role in a feature film, as the Earl of Richmond in Richard Loncraine`s Oscar-nominated “Richard III” (1995) with Ian McKellen and Annette Bening. Throughout the `90s, Dominic appeared in such productions as “Surviving Picasso” (1996) as Paulo Picasso, “The Gambler” (1997), and “A Midsummer Night`s Dream” (1999), directed by Michael Hoffman.

He began the new millennium with the role of Jasper in the film “28 Days” (2000), and in 2001 had roles in “The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickelby” and “Rock Star”, which only increased his net worth.

2002 was quite successful for Dominic, as he was selected for the role of Det. James “Jimmy” McNulty in the TV series “The Wire” (2002-2008) and had a supporting role in the Bob Marshal`s “Chicago”, which won six Oscars, and starring Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Richard Gere. Four years later, Dominic was selected for the role of Theron in Zack Snyder`s successful accomplishment “300” with Gerard Butler and Lena Headey, which only added a substantial amount to his net worth. In 2007 he appeared in “Hannibal Rising” (2007), and the next year featured in “Punisher: War Zone”. He started the `10s with the role of General Titus Flavius Virilus in the film “Centurion”, and continued successfully with appearances in “Appropriate Adult” (2011), “The Awakening” (2011), with Rebeca Hall, and “John Carter” (2012), starring Taylor Kitsch and Lynn Collins. He also portrayed serial killer Fred West in “Appropriate Adult” – even acclaimed by the subject’s daughter, and for which Dominic won a BAFTA TV Award in the category Best Leading Actor.

Since 2014 Dominic has been a part of the TV series “The Affair” (2014-2017), as Noah Solloway, and also in 2014 had roles in “Testament of Youth” with Kit Harrington and Alicia Vikander in lead roles, and “Pride” with Bill Nighy and Imelda Staunton.

To speak further of his accomplishments, Dominic appeared in the film “Genius” (2016) portraying English novelist Ernest Hemingway, alongside Colin Firth, Jude Law and Nicole Kidman, and also featured in the film “Money Monster” (2016), increasing further his net worth.

Thanks to his skills, Dominic has received numerous prestigious nominations and awards, including two Golden Globe Award nominations, firstly for his work on the TV series “Affair” in category Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series Drama – receiving a Satellite Award Best Actor in a Series – and secondly for the TV series “The Hour” in category Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.

Regarding his personal life, Dominic has been married to film producer Catherine Fitzgerald since 2010; the couple has three children. Also, Dominic has a daughter with Polly Astor, whom he dated in 1998.

West is a well-known philanthropist, supporting numerous foundations and causes including Helen`s Trust, and in 2013 Walking With The Wounded to the South Pole – leading team Canada/Australia against team UK and team America, which were captained by Prince Harry and Alexander Skarsgård.

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