Kevin Spacey net worth: Kevin Spacey is an American actor, director, screenwriter and producer who has a net worth of $80 million. Kevin Spacey began his career on stage throughout the 1980s before being cast in various supporting roles in film and TV. Soon, this New Jersey-born and California-raised actor earned both fame and critical acclaim for his portrayal of Roger 'Verbal' Kint in the 1995 mystery The Usual Suspects. For this movie performance, he gained his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, which was followed by a Best Actor Academy Award win for his role in American Beauty (1999). His other starring roles in Hollywood include Se7en (1995), L.A. Confidential (1997), Pay It Forward (2000), K-PAX (2001), as well as Superman Returns (2006); few of which fetched him Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. Since February 2003, Spacey has been artistic director of the Old Vic theater in London, where he later starred in the productions of The Philadelphia Story (2005) and A Moon for the Misbegotten (2006). As of today, he stars in the Netflix series House of Cards set for 2013 release. Being as mysterious as he is talented, Spacey has always kept his private life under wraps. As he explains in a 1998 interview: "the less you know about me, the easier it is to convince you that I am that character on screen. It allows an audience to come into a movie theater and believe I am that person."