F. Murray Abraham Net Worth

January 25, 2023
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F. Murray Abraham was born on the 24th October 1939, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA of Assyrian and Italian descent. He is an actor, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Antonio Salieri in the film “Amadeus” (1984), playing Dar Adal in the TV series “Homeland” (2012-2017), and as Mr. Moustafa in the film “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (2014). His career has been active since 1971.

So, have you ever wondered how rich F. Murray Abraham is, as of mid-2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Abraham’s net worth is over $10 million, accumulated through his successful involvement in the film industry as a professional actor.


F. Murray Abraham Net Worth $10 Million


F. Murray Abraham spent his childhood in El Paso, Texas, where he was raised with two brothers by his father, Fahrid Abraham, who worked as an auto mechanic, and his mother, Josephine, who was a housewife. He went to Vilas Grammar School, then attended El Paso High School. Upon matriculation in 1958, he enrolled at University of Texas at El Paso, where he became interested in acting, distinguishing himself through the role of the Indian Nocona in “Comanche Eagle”, earning the best actor award by Alpha Psi Omega fraternity. Afterwards, he was a student at the University of Texas at Austin and Uta Hagen in New York City, where he studied acting.

Initially, Abraham performed on the stage, and his debut performance was in the production of Ray Bradbury’s play “The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit” in Los Angeles. Soon he began to appear on the big screen, as he made his debut film appearance in the role of Clyde in the 1971 film “They Might Be Giants”, directed by Anthony Harvey, which marked the beginning of an increase of his net worth. After this role, he starred in such film titles as “Serpico” (1973), alongside Al Pacino, “The Sunshine Boys” (1975), “All The President’s Men” (1976) with Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman, among many others.

Abraham’s enormous success came in the 1980s, when he was chosen to portray Jacopo in the TV series “Marco Polo” (1982-1983), then won the role of Omar Suarez in the film “Scarface” (1983) and in the following year he was cast as Antonio Salieri in Miloš Forman film “Amadeus”, for which he won an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award, adding a considerable amount to his net worth. In 1986, he portrayed Bernardo Gui in the film entitled “The Name Of The Rose”, played Virgil Cane in the 1989 film “An Innocent Man”, and starred as Pope Julius II in the TV film “A Season Of Giants” in 1990.

The next decade didn’t change too much for Abraham, as he continued to line up successes, starring in several film titles per year, such as in the role of Maximilian Suba in “By The Sword” (1991), playing Staline in “The First Circle” (1992), portraying John Practice in “Last Action Hero” (1993), etc. In 1995, he was chosen to play in Woody Allen’s film “Mighty Aphrodite” and he also starred in the role of Al Capone in “Baby Face Nelson” (1996). Moreover, Abraham was cast as Jim Sullivan in “Color Of Justice” (1997), playing Ahdar Ru’afo in “Star Trek: Insurrection” (1998), portraying Prof. Robert Crawford in “Finding Forrester” (2000), etc. All of these roles increased his net worth by a large margin.

In the new millennium, Abraham continued to appear in numerous titles, including as Cyrus Kriticos in “Thir13en Ghosts” (2001), playing Viceroy of Peru in “The Bridge Of San Luis Rey” (2004), portraying Nathan in “The Final Inquiry” (2006), and was cast as Professor Bill Girdler in “Shark Swarm” (2008), all of which contributed to his wealth. At the end of the decade, he had several supporting roles in “Law & Order” and “Bored To Death”, both in 2010.

To speak further about his career, Abraham was selected to portray Burl Preston in the TV series “The Good Wife” (2011-2014), and to play Dar Adal in another TV series entitled “Homeland” (2012-2017), so his net worth is certainly rising. He also starred in the role of Mr. Moustafa in the 2014 film “The Grand Budapest Hotel”, winning the nomination for a Screen Actors Guild Award. Currently, he is filming “Isle Of Dogs”, which will no doubt further increase his wealth.

Speaking about his personal life, F. Murray Abraham has been married to Kate Hannan since 1962; the couple has two children together and a grandchild. He enjoys spending his spare time at the First Presbyterian Church of New York.

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