What is Colin Farrell’s net worth and salary?
Colin Farrell is an Irish actor who has a net worth of $80 million. Colin Farrell achieved worldwide success for roles in films such as ‘Minority Report’, ‘In Bruges’ and ‘The Lobster’.
Farrell was born on 31 May 1976 in the Dublin suburb of Castleknock. His mother’s name was Rita and his father’s name was Eamon, who runs a health food shop and plays football for Shamrock Rovers Football Club. He grew up with his older brother, Eamon Jr., and his two sisters, Claudine and Catherine.
He attended the National School of St. Brig and then a private boys’ school, Castleknock College. He then attended Gormanston College in County Meath. He developed an interest in acting from an early age and also attended the Gaiety School of Acting. He dropped out of school after being cast in the BBC drama Ballykissangel during its fourth and fifth seasons.
After his “Ballykissangel” debut, Farrell made his film debut in “The War Zone” and soon after starred in “Ordinary Decent Criminal” opposite Kevin Spacy and Linda Florentino. Farrell’s first American films were not particularly successful, but his successive roles won high critical praise and were commercial successes. His performances in ‘Phone Booth’, ‘The Recruit’ and ‘SWAT’ were all well received.
He experienced further success after being cast by Tom Cruise as an agent in 2002’s Minority Report and in the 2003 film Daredevil, where he played the villain Bulleye opposite Ben Affleck. In addition to garnering more attention in the film industry, these roles also helped Farrell earn a spot on Company magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” list.
In 2003, Farrell starred as a criminal who plots a bank robbery in the dark Irish comedy Intermission, which held the record for the highest-grossing Irish independent film for three years and has since become a classic . of worship He continued to appear in independent films, including A Home at the End of the World, which earned Farrell very favorable reviews from noted critics such as Roger Ebert. He then starred in the 2004 Oliver Stone film Alexander.
He then played the lead role of Captain John Smith in the 2005 Oscar-nominated film The New World. The film was highly critical despite its rather limited theatrical release. He also starred in Ask the Dust, based on a John Fante novel, in the same year. The following year, he had a role in “Miami Vice” alongside friend and fellow actor Jamie Foxx. She also starred in Woody Allen’s 2008 film Cassandra’s Dreams opposite Ewan McGregor.
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One of his first truly critically acclaimed roles came in 2008 as the lead in director Martin McDonagh’s In Bruges. The film premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim. For his performance, Farrell won his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. In the same year, he received favorable reviews for his participation in the documentary film, “Kicking It”, which followed six homeless men from around the world who tried to qualify for the Homeless World Cup. He also played Edward Norton in the 2008 film Pride and Glory.
In 2009, Farrell appeared in the film “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” alongside Johnny Depp and Jude Law, all of whom helped complete the role of Heath Ledger in the actor’s tragic death. He also starred in the film “Triage” as a war correspondent. For the role, Farrell lost 30 pounds and the film was reviewed positively, although it was not widely released due to its sensitive subject matter. He then starred in Ondine in 2009, which was filmed in Ireland and also starred child star Alison Barry at the time.
In the following years, Farrell starred in several successful films, although he continued to play roles in independent films as well. He starred in the 2011 comedy Horrible Bosses alongside Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jamie Foxx and Jason Sudeikis. He also starred in the 2012 remake of Total Recall, originally starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. In 2013, he starred in the thriller “Dead Man Down” and in 2014 in the film adaptation “Winter’s Tale”. In 2015, Farrell starred in ‘The Lobster’ which received numerous accolades and accolades. He also appeared in the “Harry Potter” spin-off “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” in 2016, the Steven McQueen thriller “Widows” in 2018 and the Tim Burton live-action film in ” Dumbo” in 2019.
Farrell has been linked to a number of notable women. He dated actress and singer Amelia Warner from 2000 to 2001. She was seen on numerous occasions with singer Britney Spears, model Nicole Narain, model Josie Maran, and actresses Angelina Jolie and Demi Moore in the early to mid-2000s. In 2003 ., had a son, James, with model Kim Bordenave. James was diagnosed with Angelman syndrome, a rare genetic disease.
In 2007, Farrell began dating an Irish medical student, Muireann McDonnell. They broke up in 2008 and he began dating Emma Forrest, a writer who later discussed their relationship in her memoir, Your Voice in My Head. In 2009, Farrell had his second son, Henry, with Polish actress Alicja Bachleda-Curus, with whom he worked on the film Ondine. They ended their relationship in 2010.
Farrell was caught up in a series of scandals. In 2005, Farrell entered rehab to seek help for addiction to recreational drugs and painkillers. In January 2006, Farrell sued his ex-girlfriend Nicole Narain and the Internet Commerce Group (ICG) for releasing a sex tape the couple had made in 2003.