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Jeremy John Irons was born on the 19th September 1948, in Cowes, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom, and is an actor best known to the world as Simon Gruber in “Die Hard with a Vengeance” (1995), as Aramis in “The Man in the Iron Mask” (1998), and most recently as Alfred Pennyworth in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, among other productions.
Have you ever wondered how rich Jeremy Irons is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Jeremy`s net worth is as high as $16 million, an amount earned through his successful career as an actor. Apart from appearing on screen, Jeremy is also successful on stage and as a voice actor, which also adds to his net worth.
Jeremy Irons Net Worth $16 Million
Jeremy is the youngest of three children born to Paul Dugan Irons and Barbara Anne Brereton Brymer. He attended the independent Sherborne School in Dorset, from which he matriculated in 1966. After that he studied to become an actor at Bristol’s Old Vic Theatre School, where he appeared in a number of plays before switching to a small theatre in London and debuting there in “Godspell”, with David Essex. Since then he has appeared in a number of plays, and won a Tony Award for his work on “The Real Thing”.
His career on screen began in the early 1970s, with a role in the TV series “The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes” (1971). Three years later he got a part in “The Pallisers” as Frank Tregear, and in 1977 featured in “Love for Lydia”. In the 1980s he made his debut big screen appearance in “Nijinsky” (1980), and just a year later he had the lead role in “The French Lieutenant`s Woman”, which proved his emergence as a talented actor, and he continued with roles in drama films “Moonlighting” (1982), with Eugene Lipinski and Jiri Stanislav, “Betrayal” (1983) with Ben Kingsley and Patricia Hodge, “Swann in Love” (1984), “The Mission” (1986), starring Robert De Niro and Ray McAnally, “Dead Ringers”, directed by David Cronenerg, and “Australia” (1989), which all only increased his net worth, and cemented his position as one of the best actors in Hollywood.
Jeremy continued successfully in the 1990s, starting with his role in “Reversal of Fortune” (1990), and then in the title role in“Kafka” (1991), in “Damage” (1992), alongside Juliette Binoche, “The House of the Spirits” (1993) next to Meryl Streep, then “Stealing Beauty” (1996), directed by Bernardo Berolucci, “Chinese Box” (1997), “Lolita” (1997), based on the book of the same name by Vladimir Nabokov, and “The Man in the Iron Mask” (1998) with Leonardo DiCaprio and John Malkovich, among others, which only increased further his net worth.
Jeremy`s first role in the new millennium was in the film “Longitude” (2000), and the same year he featured in “Dungeons & Dragons”. In 2002 he appeared in “The Time Machine”, and in 2004 appeared as Antonio in “The Merchant of Venice”, with Al Pacino and Lynn Collins as leads. In 2005 Jeremy portrayed Tiberias in “Kingdom of Heaven” (2005), and also in “Casanova”, alongside Heath Ledger and Sienna Miller, and in 2006 appeared in David Lynch`s “Inland Empire”, next to Laura Denr and Justine Theroux. By 2010, Irons had notable roles in “Eragon” (2006), “Appaloosa” (2008), with Ed Harris and Vigo Mortensen, and “The Pink Panther 2” (2009), which only increased his net worth.
In 2011 he featured alongside Kevin Spacey, Stanley Tucci and Zachary Quinto in “Margin Call”, and a year later appeared in “The Words”, with Bradley Cooper and Dennis Quaid. In 2013 he portrayed Macon Ravenwood in “Beautiful Creatures, and the same year starred in “Night Train to Lisbon”. Most recently, Jeremy has had roles in “The Man Who Knew Infinity” (2015), “Race” (2016), and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” (2016), among other productions.
He also has several project in the making, including the film based on the popular video game “Assassin`s Creed”, and also he will repeat his role of Alfred in “Justice League”, which will be released in 2017.
Thanks to his skills, Jeremy has received numerous prestigious awards, including an Oscar in the category Best Actor in a Leading Role for the film “Reversal of Fortune” (1990). Furthermore, he has two Golden Globe awards; one came in 1990 for the film “Reversal of Fortune” in category Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama, and the second in 2007 for “Elizabeth I” (2005), in category Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.
Regarding his personal life, Jeremy has been married to Sinead Cusack since 1978; the couple has two children, one of whom is Max Irons, also an actor. Previously, Jeremy was married to Julie Hallam, but the couple divorced in the same year they married.
Irons is also a well-known philanthropist, supporting several organizations and projects, including fight against AIDS, Prison Phoenix Trust, and he was also United Nations` Goodwill Ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization for 2011, among other ventures.