Gerard Butler was born in Scotland and has an estimated net worth of $15 million dollars. An actor and singer, Gerard Butler was working as a lawyer when he decided to turn to acting. After working primarily on television for a few years, he became a household name with his performance in the film version of "The Phantom of the Opera" in 2004. Since then, he has appeared in such films as "300", "RocknRolla", "Nim's Island", and "P.S. I Love You".