Actor Ben Kingsley, famous for his portrayal of everyone from crime lords to Gandhi, has an estimated net worth of approximately $40 million dollars. But his net worth didn't just come from Gandhi and Schindler's List – he has an impressive and eclectic resume spanning many years in Hollywood and elsewhere. Kingsley's career began on the stage, and he's remained loyal to the theater even after becoming a big movie star. He's appeared in productions with the Royal National Theatre, and with acclaimed theatrical director Peter Brook. His first film was in the year 1972, entitled Fear is the Key. A decade later, his biggest claim to fame came in the form of Gandhi, an old-fashioned historical epic which found Kingsley completely disappearing into his role, seeming to embody Gandhi in the eyes of audiences everywhere.
Since Gandhi, Kinsley has not been content to rest on his laurels, appearing in such diverse projects as the Sherlock Holmes spoof Without A Clue, the gangster comedy Sexy Beast, and the stoner-nostalgia film The Wackness. But his most famous post-Gandhi performance would have to be in Schindler's List, as Schindler's loyal accountant and moral compass. Ben Kingsley is one of the best actors in Hollywood (or anywhere), so it's a sure thing that he will provide his fans with many more memorable characters in the coming years.