Sean Connery

Sean Connery is a famous actor that made himself a big name as a first James Bond. His 2015 net worth is incredible $350 million. Yet, it could have been much higher. Connery allegedly declined to play Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. This contract was worth $400 million. Some if his highest ppaid movies were Entrapment ($20 million) and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen ($17 million).

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Believe it or not, Connery was paid only $20,000 salary for Dr. No in 1960. But he also received some bonuses from films success which boosted her overall income from Dr. No to $125,000. And don’t forget that dollar was much stronger in 1960’s than today. Yet, as Connery’s fame rose, he was able to charge much more.

Today he’s retired and enjoys his net worth. Connery was married to Diane Cilento in 1970’s but they divorced. His second wife is Micheline Roquebrune. He’s a member of Scottish National Party. He had been nominated for a knighthood once but it was vetoed due to his political beliefs.

Some of his biggest movies include From Russia with Love, Goldfinger, The Hunt for Red October, Highlander, and The Avengers. Since James Bond times, Connery was an idol for many women. He was also voted to be Sexiest Man of the Century in People magazine.