Liam Neeson net worth and salary: Liam Neeson is an Irish actor who has a net worth of $75 million. Liam Neeson was born June 7, 1952, in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Some of Liam's most well known acting roles to date include Schindler's List, Taken, Michael Collins, Star Wars: Episode 1 and Batman Begins. Liam first became interested in acting when he was just 11 years old after a drama teacher offered him the lead role in a school play, opposite a girl he had a crush on. He continued acting through high school before briefly enrolling in Queen's University Belfast to study computer science. He eventually left college to work at the Guinness Brewery. But acting was still calling his name. Liam made his feature film debut in 1978′s Pilgrim's Progress. He has since gone on to appear in dozens of popular movies. Liam has carved out a career as both a leading dramatic actor and an action star. Liam's biggest career pay day by far has not surprisingly come from the surprise hit Taken trilogy. The highest paycheck Liam has ever received is the $20 million he is set to make for Taken 3. He made $5 million for Taken 1 and $15 million for Taken 2. That brings his total TAKE (get it??) before taxes, for the Taken franchise to $40 million.