Paul Bettany Net Worth

March 28, 2023
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Paul Bettany was born on 27 May 1971, in Shepherd’s Bush, London, England, to Anne and Thane Bettany, and is perhaps still best known as the actor who portrayed Dr. Stephen Maturin in the Oscar-winning movie ‘‘Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World’’ in 2003.

So just how rich is Paul Bettany as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, this actor has net worth of $5 million, with his wealth being accumulated from his over two decades long career in the mentioned field.


Paul Bettany Net Worth $5 Million


Paul attended a three-year course at the Drama Centre London in Chalk Farm from 1990, and he went on to act in theatre. He made his television debut with a minor role in ‘‘Wycliffe’’ in 1994 and was subsequently cast to play captain in ‘‘Bent’’ in 1997, working alongside Mick Jagger and Clive Owen. In the following year, Bettany portrayed Philip in ‘‘The Land Girls’’, and went on to have several minor projects. Finally, in 2001 he had a prominent role in ‘‘A Knight’s Tale’’, in which he worked alongside actors such as Heath Ledger and Rufus Sewell, but which received mixed reviews. In the same year, he was a part of yet another important project, ‘‘Kiss Kiss Bang Bang’’, in which he played Jimmy, starring alongside Stellan Skarsgård and Chris Penn. Additionally, Paul was cast to play Charles in ‘‘A Beautiful Mind’’, a biographical movie which won four Oscars and was rewarded with 33 other awards, including Golden Globe, BAFTA Film, Actor and AFI Awards, adding considerable potential to accumulation of his net worth.

In 2003, Bettany landed the role of Dr. Stephen Maturin, Surgeon in ‘‘Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World’’, which won two Oscars and 21 other awards including BAFTA Film, David Lean Award for Direction, AFI and Best Cinematography Awards. In 2008, Bettany provided the voice for J.A.R.V.I.S. in the worldwide successful action film ‘‘Iron Man’’, which was nominated for two Oscars and which ended up winning 20 awards. He continued providing voice recordings for the same role in the upcoming films of the franchise, ‘‘Iron Man 2’’ and ‘‘The Avengers’’ and eventually appeared in ‘‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’’ in 2015, as Jarvis/ Vision; the movie received worldwide acclaim, grossing over $1.405 billion at the box office, as well as boosting his net worth.

In the following year, Paul portrayed Vision in ‘‘Captain America: Civil War’’, working alongside Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. – the movie received a generally positive response as grossing $1.153 billion at the box office confirms. In 2017, Paul began portraying Ted Kaczynski, one of the main characters of ‘‘Manhunt: Unabomber’’, a critically acclaimed crime television series.

When it comes to Bettany’s future projects, he will portray Vision in ‘‘Avengers: Infinity War’’, which is currently in post-production. Additionally, he will be starring in ‘‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’’ alongside Alden Ehrenreich and Emilia Clarke. To conclude, Paul has had 47 acting gigs so far, and working on prominent projects has allowed him to gain recognition.

In his private life, Paul has been married to his fellow actress, Jennifer Connelly since January 2003 and the couple has a son and a daughter. Reportedly, Jennifer had been his childhood crush – they both starred in ‘‘A Beautiful Mind’’.

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