Guy Pearce Net Worth

December 9, 2023
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Guy Pearce was born on 5th October 1967, in Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK, and is an actor and musician, best known for his role as Mike Young in the Australian television series “Neighbours” (1986-1989), and such movies as “L.A. Confidential” (1997), “Memento” (2000), and “The Count of Monte Cristo” (2002). Pearce won an Emmy Award and is a Golden Globe Award-nominee. His career started in 1986.

Have you ever wondered how rich Guy Pearce is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Pearce’s net worth is as high as $8 million, earned through his successful acting career. In addition to being an actor, Pearce has also released a studio album which improved his wealth.


Guy Pearce Net Worth $8 Million

Guy Pearce is a son of Anne Cocking, a schoolteacher, and Stuart Pearce, an RAAF test pilot, who died when Guy was eight. His family moved to Australia when Guy was three, and there he went to the local private school Geelong College. Pearce was an amateur bodybuilder from the age of 15 to 22, and also took part in fencing.

Pearce started his acting career in the Australian TV series “Neighbours”, in which he played Mike Young in 443 episodes from 1986 to 1989. His roles were relatively unnoticed until 1994 and Stephan Elliott’s Oscar-winning hit “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” with Hugo Weaving and Terence Stamp. Along with Hugh Jackman, Guy played a lead role in the series called “Snowy River: The McGregor Saga” from 1994 to 1996, and then starred in “Dating the Enemy” in 1996. In 1997, Pearce played in Curtis Hanson’s Oscar-winning “L.A. Confidential” with Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, and Kim Basinger. By the end of the ‘90s, Pearce had starred in “Ravenous” (1999) alongside Robert Carlyle and David Arquette, and his net worth was certainly well established.

In 2000, Guy played alongside Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson in William Friedkin’s “Rules of Engagement”, and also that year he had a lead role in Christopher Nolan’s Oscar-nominated thriller “Memento” with Carrie-Anne Moss and Joe Pantoliano, which grossed almost $40 million worldwide and helped Pearce to increase his net worth significantly. In 2002, he played Fernand Mondego in “The Count of Monte Cristo” with Jim Caviezel, and the film earned over $75 million, adding even more money to Pearce’s bank account. In the early 2000s, Pearce played in such movies as “The Time Machine” (2002), “The Hard Word” (2002), and “Till Human Voices Wake Us” (2002) with Helena Bonham Carter. Guy continued with “The Proposition” (2005) with Ray Winstone and Emily Watson, “Factory Girl” (2006) starring Sienna Miller and Hayden Christensen, and “Traitor” (2008) alongside Don Cheadle. In 2008, he played in Kathryn Bigelow’s Oscar-winning “The Hurt Locker”, and then in “Bedtime Stories” (2008) and “The Road” (2008) with Charlize Theron and Robert Duvall. His net worth was rising steadily.

In 2010, Guy played alongside Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham Carter in Tom Hooper’s Oscar-winning biography “The King’s Speech”, while in 2011 he had a part in “Seeking Justice” starring Nicolas Cage, increasing further his net worth. In 2012, Pearce starred in “Lockout”, and then in the Oscar-nominated “Prometheus” with Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, and Idris Elba.The same year Pearce appeared alongside Tom Hardy and Shia LaBeouf in “Lawless”, and later played in “Breathe In” (2013), “Iron Man 3” (2013) starring Robert Downey Jr., and in “Rover” (2014). Most recently, Pearce had a role in “Genius” (2016) with Colin Firth, Jude Law, and Nicole Kidman. He is currently filming “Flammable Children”, “Andorra”, and “Alien: Covenant”, and he will also play a lead role in mini-series “When We Rise”, which will come out in 2017. His wealth will surely increase.

Regarding his personal life, Guy Pearce was married to psychologist Kate Mestitz from 1997 to 2015. He is now dating fellow actor Carice van Houten, and has a son with her. Pearce supports numerous charitable organizations such as animal rights, animal welfare, and ecology protection.

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