Matthew Macfadyen Net Worth

January 29, 2024
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David Matthew Macfadyen was born on the 17th October 1974 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, of part-Welsh ancestry on his mother’s side, and part-Scottish on his father’s. He is an actor probably best recognized for starring in the role of Tom Quinn in the TV series “MI-5” (2002-2011), playing Mr. Darcy in the film “Pride & Prejudice” (2005), and as Detective Inspector Edmund Reid in the TV series “Ripper Street” (2012-2016).

So, have you ever wondered how rich Matthew Macfadyen is, as of mid-2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Matthew’s net worth is over $1.5 million, accumulated through his successful involvement in the film industry as a professional actor which has been active since 1995.


Matthew Macfadyen Net Worth $1.5 Million


Matthew Macfadyen was raised with his younger brother by his father, Martin Macfadyen, who was oil executive, and his mother, Meinir Owen, who was a former actress and worked as a drama teacher. Due to his father’s job, the family moved frequently, so he attended schools in several countries, including Indonesia and Scotland. Finally, the family returned to Rutland, England, where he matriculated from Oakham School, after which he enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, graduating in 1995. Right afterwards, he began working as a stage actor for the company Cheek by Jowl.

Subsequently, Matthew’s professional acting career began, when he made his debut appearance in the role of Hareton Earnshaw in the TV film “Wuthering Heights” in 1998, which was followed by the role of Pte. Alan James in another TV film entitled “Warriors” (1999). His next memorable role came when he was chosen to portray Cave in the film “Enigma” (2001), starring alongside Kate Winslet and Dougray Scott. During the same year, he was cast as Daniel in the TV mini-series “Perfect Strangers”, and as Sir Felix Carbury in the TV mini-series “The Way We Live Now”. In 2002, he was selected to portray Tom Quinn in the TV series “MI-5”, which lasted until 2011 and considerably boosted his popularity as well as net worth, and three years later, he won the memorable role of Mr. Darcy in the film “Pride & Prejudice”, based on Jane Austen’s novel, in which he starred alongside Keira Knightley.

In the following years, Matthew continued to line up successes, starring in such TV titles as “Middletown” (2006) in the role of Gabriel Hunter, “Death At A Funeral” (2007) playing Daniel, and in “Frost/Nixon” (2008) as John Birt, increasing his net worth by a large margin. In 2008, he was also chosen to play Arthur Clennam in the TV mini-series “Little Dorrit”, which was followed by the role of Hugh Pollock in the 2009 film “Enid”. By the end of the decade, he also starred as the Sheriff of Nottingham in a film “Robin Hood” (2010), portrayed Philip in the TV mini-series “The Pillars Of The Earth” (2010), and playing Logan Mountstuart (Middle) in the TV series “Any Human Heart” (2010).

His first major role in the next decade was as Athos in the 2011 film “The Three Musketeers”, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, after which he was cast in the historical romance film “Anna Karenina” (2012), based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy, and was chosen to play Detective Inspector Edmund Reid in the TV series “Ripper Street” (2012-2016), another significant entry to his CV.

To speak further about his career, Matthew starred in the role of Georg von Trapp in the film “The Von Trapp Family: A Life Of Music” in 2015, and most recently, he appeared in the TV mini-series “Howards End” (2017). He will soon be seen in such films as “The Current War” and “The Nutcracker And The Four Realms”. His net worth is certainly still rising.

Speaking about his personal life, Matthew Macfadyen has been married to actress Keeley Hawes since 2004; the couple has two children together.

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