What is the net worth of Ralph Fiennes?
Ralph Fiennes is an English actor who has a net worth of $50 million. He is perhaps most famous for playing such infamous villains as Nazi Amon Goth in Schindler’s List and Voldemort in the Harry Potter films. Fiennes’ other, including the aforementioned Schindler’s List, Quiz Show and The English Patient.
Ralph Fiennes was born on 22 December 1962 in Ipswich, United Kingdom, the eldest of six children of Mark Fiennes and Jennifer Lash. His siblings include actor Joseph Fiennes, director Martha Fiennes, composer Magnus Fiennes, composer Sophie Fiennes and conservationist Jacob Fiennes. The family moved to Ireland when Ralph was 12 and they lived in West Cork and County Kilkenny for several years. Fiennes completed his schooling at Bishop Wordsworth School after the family moved back to England. Fiennes went on to pursue a career in painting and studied at Chelsea College of Art before deciding he was more into acting. He then trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in the period 1983-1985.
His acting career began on stage, gaining fame as part of the Royal Shakespeare Company, before making his screen debut in a film version of Wuthering Heights in 1992 opposite Juliette Binoche. In 1993, Fiennes had a breakthrough when he landed a major role in Peter Greenaway’s The Baby of Macon with Julia Ormond. The film sparked controversy, but it got him noticed anyway. Later that year, he became an international star when he played Amon Goth in Steven Speilberg’s Schindler’s List. For his performance, Fiennes earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Although he didn’t win that award, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his. Goth’s portrayal ranked him 15th on AFI’s list of the 50 Greatest Movie Villains. In 1994, he appeared in “
However, he didn’t just limit himself to appearing in ultra-serious films like these, he can also be seen in the romantic comedy ‘Maid in Manhattan’ and the gangster comedy ‘In Bruges’. In 1999, Fiennes helped produce and starred in Onegin, directed by his sister Martha Fiennes and composed by his brother Magnus. Fiennes appeared in 2002’s Red Dragon, for which he received significant critical praise. In 2005, Fiennes starred alongside Rachel Weisz in The Constant Gardener. He received much critical acclaim for his role and a British Academy Film Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Fiennes went on to gain worldwide fame for his portrayal of Lord Voldemort in the ‘Harry Potter’ film series, with his first appearance in the 2005 film ‘
The scene was never left by Fiennes in this activity, strange to his fame on the big screen. He won a Tony Award in 2006 for his performance in “The Faith Healer.” His next big film, 2010’s Clash of the Titans, reunited him with his Schindler’s List co-star, Liam Neeson playing Hades going up against Neeson’s Zeus.
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In 2012, Fiennes starred in the 23rd James Bond film Skyfall, directed by Sam Mendes. In “Skyfall”, Fiennes replaced Dame Judi Dench as M in subsequent Bond films. In 2013, Fiennes was both the lead actor and director of The Invisible Woman. 2014 saw a return to comedy for him when he made an appearance in ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’. For his performance, Fiennes was nominated for both a BAFTA and a Golden Globe for Best Actor. In 2015, he starred in A Bigger Splash alongside Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton. In 2016, Fiennes starred in the Coen brothers’ ensemble film Hail, Caesar! set in 1950s Hollywood. In 2017, Fiennes voiced Alfred Pennyworth in The Lego Batman Movie and reprized the role in 2019’s The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part.
In 2020, Fiennes voiced the character of a tiger in the family adventure film ‘Dolittle’ with Robert Doeny Jr. In 2021, Fiennes starred in the British drama film ‘The Dig’ opposite Lily James and Carey Mulligan. The film received positive critical acclaim and reviews, with his acting being particularly praised. Fiennes is set to star in The King’s Men and the latest James Bond installment No Time to Die.
With his gift for film acting, it’s a wise bet that Fiennes will be an enduring presence in film and on stage for years to come.
Fiennes married English actress Alex Kingston in 1993 after dating for ten years. The couple divorced in 1997 following Fiennes’ affair with his Hamlet co-star Francesca Annis. Fiennes and Annis were together for eleven years before their split in February 2006 following rumors that Fiennes had an affair with Romanian singer Cornelia Crisan.
Fiennes has worked in India, Uganda, Romania and Kyrgyzstan as an ambassador for UNICEF UK. He is also a member of the Canadian charity Artists Against Racism. Fiennes was granted Serbian citizenship in September 2017 by Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic for his work in the country. Fiennes opposed Britain’s exit from the European Union during the Brexit election. Fiennes speaks Russian, which allowed him to play Alexander Pushkin in “The White Crow” with ease.