|Name||Pierce Brendan Brosnan|
|Age, Born||60 years old, Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, 16 May 1953|
|Net Worth||$80 million|
|Source of Wealth||Actor|
|Assets||California home, Malibu home, Aston Martin Vanquish, Maserati GranTourismo, BMW Z3, Hydrogen 7 hybrid car|
|Achievement||Saturn Award for Best Actor, Empire Award for Best Actor, Irish Film & Television Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|Family||Married to journalist and author Keely Shaye Smith, with five children Charlotte, Christopher , Sean, Dylan Thomas and Paris Beckett|
It’s not over exaggerated that if James Bond role really makes Pierce Brosnan rich and he then owned about $80 million net worth. The character of espionage agent James Bond has been stuck strongly to Pierce Brosnan and even he has been appearing in other movies we may call him as the James Bond, not the other person. Brosnan should say thank to James Bond movies that made him as one of the richest actor in Hollywood. Brosnan has been appearing at least in the 4 series of James Bond like Golden Eye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough and Die Another Day. He even put his name as the highest paid James Bond cast after Daniel Craig as the current James Bond at this time.
At the age 11, Brosnan stepfather William Carmichael took him to the cinema and watching a James Bond film for the first time. It was very early James Bond movie, the Goldfinger with actor Sean Connery as Bond character. It was really inspiring him to be an actor in the future. That’s why at the age of 16, Brosnan enrolled in Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. He then attended the Drama Centre London to improve his acting skill and got three years training as an actor. Brosnan made his breakthrough for the first time in 1975 by appeared in the drama Wait Until Dark. He continued his career by appeared in such films like The Long Good Friday and The Mirror Crack’d. In 1985, Brosnan received his first Golden Globe Awards nomination for Best Supporting actor by portraying Robert Gould Shaw II. But Brosnan name was reaching its popularity by selected as 1995 James Bond series, For Your Eyes Only. He then signed for another three times James Bond character since 1995 till 2004. Despite acting as James Bond, Brosnan also appeared in other movies such as Dante’s Peak, The Thomas Crown Affair, The Matador, Mama Mia and the Mothman Proprechy.
Forbes wrote that for the Golden Eye film , Brosnan was paid about $4,000,000. He then paid more than $8,200,000 for Tomorrow Never Dies and $12,400,000 for The World Is Not Enough. Brosnan highest earning as James Bond was in Die Another Day in 2002 which he was paid about $16,500,000.