Last Updated: May 15, 2024
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Net Worth:
$200 Million
May 16, 1953 (71 years old)
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Actor, Film Producer, Businessperson, Activist, Artist, Visual Artist, Environmentalist
Republic of Ireland
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What is Pierce Brosnan's net worth and salary?

Pierce Brosnan is an Irish actor who has a net worth of $200 million. Pierce Brosnan is probably best known for starring as James Bond in the movies "Golden Eye," "Tomorrow Never Dies," "The World Is Not Enough," and "Die Another Day." Brosnan also lent his voice to the video games "James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing," and "James Bond 007: Nightfire." Aside from the Bond films, Pierce Brosnan also starred in dozens of movies, perhaps most notably "Mrs. Doubtfire," and several TV movies: "The Heist," "Murder 101," "Victim of Love," "Death Train," "Don't Talk to Strangers," and "Night Watch." From 1982 to 1987 he starred in the television series "Remmington Steele."

The movie "Golden Eye" earned him a Saturn Award nomination for Best Actor, as did "Tomorrow Never Dies." Also in 1997, Brosnan starred in "Robinson Crusoe" as the lead role, and later in "Dante's Peak," "Quest for Camelot," and "The Nephew," where he began his career as a producer. Through the other Bond films, Brosnan has won an Empire Award for Best Actor, as well as several Best Actor nominations. He starred alongside Meryl Streep in the film adaptation of the ABBA musical "Mamma Mia!"

Brosnan has also starred in the movies "The Greatest," "Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief," "The Ghost," "Remember Me," "Salvation Boulevard," "I Don't Know How She Does It," "Love Is All You Need," "The World's End," "A Long Way Down," "The November Man," "Lessons in Love," "Survivor," "No Escape," "A Christmas Star," "Urge," "I.T.," and "The Only Living Boy in New York." In 2017 he starred as Eli McCullough on the television series "The Son."

In 1997 he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Blvd. In 2003 Queen Elizabeth II made Brosnan an honorary Office of the Order of the British Empire. As an Irish citizen he was not able to receive a full knighthood.


Brosnan's acting career began in the 1970s with various stage productions in London. He gained widespread recognition in the 1980s for his role as the charming con man Remington Steele in the television series of the same name, which aired from 1982 to 1987.

Brosnan's breakthrough in film came with his casting as James Bond in 1995's "GoldenEye," replacing Timothy Dalton. He went on to star in three more Bond films: "Tomorrow Never Dies" (1997), "The World Is Not Enough" (1999), and "Die Another Day" (2002). His portrayal of the suave and sophisticated British secret agent was well-received by audiences and critics alike, cementing his status as a leading man in Hollywood.

Apart from his work in the Bond franchise, Brosnan has appeared in numerous other notable films throughout his career. He starred in the thriller "The Fourth Protocol" (1987) and the romantic comedy "Mrs. Doubtfire" (1993) alongside Robin Williams. Brosnan also showcased his versatility in films such as the disaster movie "Dante's Peak" (1997), the remake of "The Thomas Crown Affair" (1999), and the musical "Mamma Mia!" (2008), in which he displayed his singing abilities.

In the latter part of his career, Brosnan continued to take on diverse roles in various genres. He appeared in the dark comedy "The Matador" (2005), the Western "Seraphim Falls" (2006), and the romantic drama "Love Is All You Need" (2012). He also lent his voice to the animated film "The Guardian Brothers" (2016) and starred in the action thriller "The November Man" (2014) and the comedy "Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga" (2020).

Throughout his career, Brosnan has received several accolades, including a Saturn Award for Best Actor for his performance in "GoldenEye" and a European Film Award for his role in "The Ghost Writer" (2010). He has also been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1997.

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What was Pierce Brosnan's James Bond Salary?

In total Pierce Brosnan earned right around $48 million playing James Bond. Pierce earned $4 million for 1995's Goldeneye. That's the same as around $7 million today after adjusting for inflation. He then earned $8.2 million for Tomorrow Never Dies, $12.4 million for The World Is Not Enough and $16.5 million for Die Another Day.

  • $4 million for GoldenEye (1995)
  • $8.2 million for Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
  • $12.4 million for The World Is Not Enough (1999)
  • $16.5 million for Die Another Day (2002)

Personal Life

Pierce Brosnan was born on May 16, 1953 in Drogheda, Ireland.

Pierce was married to actress Cassandra Harris until she passed away in 1991. He has been married to Keely Shaye Smith since 2001.

Real Estate

Pierce and Keely own a number of impressive properties around the globe. In 1996 Pierce, on his own, bought a home in Malibu out of foreclosure for $600,000. He sold his house in 2012 for $2.6 million.

In 2000 the Brosnans bought a one-are beachfront property in Malibu for an undisclosed price. They eventually acquired the next-door property to piece together a full acre of land. In total they spent around $7.4 million acquiring land. They proceeded to tear down the existing structures and built a 13,000 square-foot Tahitian style mansion that sits on 120 feet of ocean frontage on Malibu's coveted Broad Beach. They dubbed their estate "Orchid House". Over various summers, Pierce and Keely have rented the house during summer months for $250,000 PER MONTH.

A fire in 2015 destroyed part of the home including the garage which housed several extremely valuable cars including the 2002 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish made famous by the 2002 Bond movie Die Another Day. The home was damaged again in November 2019 during the Woolsey Fire that destroyed large portions of Malibu.

In September 2020 Pierce and Keeley listed their Malibu property for a mind-numbing $100 million. In September 2021 they took the property off the market. Here's a video tour of the property:

In September 2019 the Brosnans spent $2.4 million on a relatively-modest home in Santa Monica, California. Outside of California the Brosnans own a multi-home compound on the Hawaiian island of Kauai near Anini Beach. Nearby neighbors include Bette Midler, Mark Zuckerberg and Ben Stiller.

Pierce Brosnan Career Earnings

  • Die Another Day
    $16.5 Million
  • The World Is Not Enough
    $12.4 Million
  • Tomorrow Never Dies
    $8.2 Million
  • GoldenEye
    $4 Million
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