Javier Bardem net worth: Javier Bardem is a Spanish actor who has a net worth of $20 million. Javier Bardem was born and raised into a long line of movie makers. Bardem was a child actor and appeared on Spanish television throughout his teen years. Bardem built a considerable reputation among Spanish movie audiences over the years, earning critical acclaim for his versatility and strong performances in movies like Jamón, jamón, Carne trémula, Boca a boca, Los Lunes al sol and Mar adentro. He made his English-language debut playing Romeo in Perdita Durango (1997), which made a little impact on either critics or audiences. However, he went on getting roles in well-acclaimed films like in 2000′s Before Night Falls, which brought him an Oscar nomination, and thus made him the first ever for an actor from Spain. After working in several European movies, he made his turn as a persistent killer in No Country For Old Men. The Coen brothers's film version of the Cormac McCarthy novel brought him international appreciation and made him a genuine movie star in America. Then followed two roles as a romantic lead in highly-popular Love in the Time of Cholera (2007) and in Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008, along with Scarlett Johansson). In 2010, he was again nominated for an Oscar as best actor for the Spanish-language film Biutiful. Bardem's latest project was playing the bad guy role in the James Bond movie Skyfall in 2012. Apart from acting, Javier is a huge fan of heavy metal music with AC/DC being his favorite band. As for his private life, Bardem is married with Penelope Cruz, with whom he is expecting their second child.