Colin Firth's net worth revealed: The complete breakdown!
Best known for playing the brooding leadman Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy in the 1995 television drama Pride and Prejudice, Colin Firth is a world-renowned actor and one of England's finest. Firth's other attention-drawing credits include A Month in the Country, Tumbledown, Valmont, A Single Man, and The Staircase.
Colin Andrew Firth was born on September 10, 1960, in Grayshott, Hampshire, to academic parents. Colin's interest in acting sprouted at a young age, and off we went to pursue theatre. After being discovered by playwright Julian Mitchell, who cast Colin in the West End's production of Another Country, which garnered the young actor raving critical reviews, Colin made his film debut in the adaptation of Another Country. Firth was married to producer Licia Glugioli for over 20 years.
What is Colin Firth's net worth?
Firth's stellar career and life have come under intense media scrutiny ever since HBO's mini-series The Staircase premiered on May 5, and so have his fellow co-stars, Toni Collette and Michael Stuhlbarg, and Dane DeHaan. Colin's host of accolades includes an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, and an estimated net worth of $24 million- as per Celebrity Net Worth.
Firth was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 2011. Photo Source: Instagram
Firth, 61, awarded the Order of the British Empire for his contributions to drama in 2011, received his international breakthrough in the tv drama Pride and Prejudice. a myriad of notable credits preceded Colin's breakthrough, including Lost Empires, Tumbledown, Apartment Zoo, and Valmont, which had already made him a household name in his native.
Firth's bankable reputation started unfolding with the 2001 blockbuster Bridget Jones's Diary, where he reprised his role as the modern Mr. Darcy. The film grossed $282 million against a budget of $25 million. Its 2004 sequel Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason was as financially successful. Firth's last 90s and early 20s credits, The English Patient, Relative Values, Love Actually, and Nanny McPhee, varied in genre and ratings, but all raked staggering collection.
Firth rose to fame playing Mr. Darcy in the 'Pride and Prejudice.' Photo Source: Instagram
With more than 43 credits to his name, Firth's movies have reportedly grossed a whopping $3 billion, and the number is only going up as the Brit has projects lined up for the next few years. Firth won his first Oscar nomination for Best Actor for the 2009 drama film A Single Man and earned his Oscar for The King's Speech in 2011. Aside from his thriving career, Colin is also believed to have pulled a hefty dough as a writer.
Firth bagged an Oscar in 2011 for ' The King's Speech.' Photo Source: Instagram
The Oscar winner's first piece, a short story titled Department of Nothing, was published in the short story collection Speaking with the Angel. An ardent supporter of Survival International, an NGO for tribal people's rights, Firth has extensively contributed to the cause, including in the 2009 book, We Are One: A Celebration of Tribal Peoples.
Colin Firth's upcoming work!
The Brit's recent credits include Supernova, Mothering Sunday, and the latest release, Operation Mincemeat. Before we jump into discussing Firth's upcoming, let's take a look at the actor's ongoing. Colin's magnetic performance as novelist Michael Peterson, who was convicted of murdering his wife in 2003, in the true-crime drama The Staircase, reportedly creeped out the cast, and as the show is reaching its finale, some controversies are starting to unfold.
'The Staircase's cast were left creeped out by Firth's uncanny portrayal of convicted murdered Michael Peterson. Photo Source: Instagram
"We all freaked out at the Zoom readings," Parker Posey, who plays Freda Black, said about Firth's acting. Posey adds, "I just got creeped out because he was so uncanny. He just really stepped it up." The Staircase's director Antonio Campos is being accused of depicting false events in the series. "We feel that Jean pimped us out—sold OUR story to Campos for money," Peterson said in his blunt statement, projecting his anger at documentarian Jean-Xavier de Lestrade.
'The Staircase' premiered on HBO Max on May 5. Source: HBO Max
While the reel and real drama continue with The Staircase, which you can binge-watch on HBO at $10 per month, The Golden Globe winner is starring in the upcoming drama Empire of Light, a hotly-anticipated star-studded upcoming, which includes names like Toby Jones, Tanya Moodie, Crystal Clarke. Directed by Oscar-winner Sam Mendes, the film will tell a love story set in the 1980s.