Keira Knightley is a London-born actress with an estimated net worth of $50 million dollars. Keira Knightley began acting while a child, but exploded in the early 2000's with high profile roles in "Bend It Like Beckham" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl", both international hits. She has been nominated for the Oscar, the Golden Globe, and the BAFTA Award for her film work, as well as the Laurence Olivier Award for her work on stage. In 2008, Forbes magazine named Keira Knightley the second highest-paid actress in Hollywood. She is the only non-American to have made that list.