Cary Elwes net worth: Cary Elwes is an English actor who has a net worth of $4 million. Cary Elwes built his net worth acting in film and TV. He was born in Westminster, London. Born Ivan Simon Cary Elwes in 1962, in London, Cary Elwes moved to the US to study acting at Sarah Lawrence College. However, he made his film debut in his native UK with the coming-of-age drama Another Country (1984), starring alongside fellow handsome young actors Rupert Everett and Colin Firth. Soon after, he started following a pattern of appearing in historical dramas, first with Lady Jane (1985), opposite Helena Bonham Carter, and then as the lead role in Maschenka (1986), based on Vladimir Nabokov's debut novel. But it was with Rob Reiner's classic adventure fairy tale The Princess Bride in 1987 when Elwes made his international film breakthrough. His interest in period films continued, as he performed in Civil War drama Glory (1989) and little-seen flick Leather Jackets (1992). Meanwhile, he successfully played lead roles in comedies like Hot Shots! (1991) and Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993). He then made a switch to darker themes with Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) and The Crush (1993), and thrillers with Twister (1996) and Kiss the Girls (1997). Throughout the late '90′s, he voiced animated movies and appeared in a few made-for-TV movies and miniseries. Apart from playing the lead role as Dr. Lawrence Gordon in Saw and Saw 3D: The Final Chapter, he also performed in other box office hits like Liar, Liar (1997), New Year's Eve (2011), No Strings Attached (2011) among others.