Aidan Gillen, born Aidan Murphy, is an Irish actor known for his role as Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones. He has also appeared as Dr. J. Allen Hynek in The History Channel’s Project Blue Book from 2019–2020.
Similarly, his other works include The Wire (2004–2008), Queer as Folk (1999–2000), Love/Hate (2010–2011), and many others.
From his professional life as an actor, he has also amassed a decent net worth in 2020. Check out his career & earnings.
How Much Is Aidan Gillen Net Worth?
As of 2022, Aidan owns a net worth of $8 million as per Pop Sugar. A major part of his wealth is the outcome of his work as an actor.
He has been in the movies industry for over 35 years has been a part of numerous successful movies and TV series.
In fact, he also receives a good salary, which is estimated to be in 5 digit figures.
Sources report, Aidan charges around $100,000 per episode for his appearance in TV series.
TV Works and Film
Gillen made his acting debut in 1982 in the TV series Wanderly Wagon, where he portrayed a character named Shadow.
Thereafter he appeared in TV series like An Ungentlemanly Act, A Handful of Stars, Belfry, Screenplay, and many others.
From 2011 to 2017, he appeared in Game of Thrones which is considered to be one of his most successful roles. He portrayed a character named Petyr Baelish in a total of 41 episodes.
From 2017 to 2019, he appeared in Peaky Blinders, where she played a character named Aberama Gold in 10 episodes of the show.
Similarly, from 2019–2020, he appeared in Project Blue Book, where he played J. Allen Hynek.
Talking about his films, he made his film debut in a short film The Drip in 1985. In 1987, he appeared in The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne which was followed by his roles in Circle of Friends, Some Mother’s Son, Mojo, Buddy Boy, My Kingdom to name a few.
In 2018, he appeared in Maze Runner: The Death Cure, where he played Janson. He also played John Reid in Bohemian Rhapsody.
Well, in 2020, he will be seen in the American neo-western thriller film Those Who Wish Me Dead, which is in the post-production phase.
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Aidan Gillen was born on 24 April 1968, in Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland. While the name of his father is not revealed, his father reportedly an architect whereas his mother is a nurse by profession.
He studied at St. Vincent’s C.B.S. in Glasnevin after which he pursued his career in acting at the Dublin Youth Theatre.
Gillen is a married man. She is married to wife Olivia O’Flanagan since 2001. She also has two children from his relationship with his wife.
As of 2020, he is in a romantic relationship with Camille O’Sullivan.