|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|College:||University College Cork in Ireland|
|Full Name:||Cillian Murphy|
|Date of Birth:||May 25, 1976|
|Place of Birth:||Douglas, County Cork, Ireland|
|Weight:||115 lbs (for his role in “Oppenheimer”)|
Who is Cillian Murphy?
Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor who is known for his versatile performances in both film and theatre. He was born on May 25, 1976, in Douglas, County Cork, Ireland.
Murphy started his acting career in the late 1990s and gradually became recognized as a talented actor in both the United Kingdom and the United States. He gained international fame for his role as Jim in Danny Boyle’s zombie film “28 Days Later” (2002). He also starred in “Breakfast on Pluto” (2005), where he played a transgender character, earning a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy.
One of his most notable roles is that of Thomas Shelby in the British television crime drama “Peaky Blinders,” set in post-World War I Birmingham, England. His performance in the series has been highly praised and has won him several awards.
Murphy has also had significant roles in multiple Christopher Nolan films. He played the Scarecrow, also known as Dr. Jonathan Crane, in Nolan’s “Batman Begins” (2005) and reprised the role in the sequels “The Dark Knight” (2008) and “The Dark Knight Rises” (2012). He also had notable roles in “Inception” (2010) and “Dunkirk” (2017). The latest movie to date he’s had a role in is “Oppenheimer” (2023).
He is known for his intense performances and his ability to immerse himself in a wide range of roles.
Cillian Murphy’s Net Worth
Cillian Murphy’s net worth is estimated to be around $20 million.
What we know about him:
- About half of that $20 million net worth has recently come from the movie “Oppenheimer” (2023). It had a $100 million budget, and he is the highest paid actor on the cast with a payday of $10 million for his lead role.
- He topped multiple A-list celebrities such Matt Damon, who received $3 million, Robert Downey Jr., who received $4 million, and Emily Blunt, who took in $4 million, for their roles in the “Oppenheimer” movie.
- Cillian made $100k per episode of “Peaky Blinders” for a total of $3.6 million for 36 episodes in all.
- Cillian Murphy owns a home in Monkstown, Dublin that’s worth $2 million.
Cillian Murphy’s Wife
Cillian Murphy is married to Yvonne McGuinness. The couple tied the knot in 2004 and have two children together. Yvonne McGuinness is an artist and has worked on various visual art projects throughout her career.
Cillian and Yvonne met in 1996 during one of his band’s shows. Their relationship has remained relatively private, with both of them keeping their personal lives away from the media spotlight. Over the years, they have been spotted together at various events and premieres, showcasing their strong bond and mutual support for each other’s endeavors.