How Much is Cillian Murphy’s Net Worth?

Winner of the Irish Times Theatre Award, Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor and a former rock musician. He is best known for his role as Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow in The Dark Knight trilogy and as Thomas Shelby in the BBC series, Peaky Blinders. Besides that, he has acted in movies like Sunshine, Inception, and Dunkirk.

As of 2022, the Irish actor has accumulated a total wealth of $18 million. in the article, we discuss all of Cillian’s financial aspects, his net worth, earnings, salary and other sources of income.

Net Worth Details- Earnings, Salary, And Other Income Sources

Cillian Murphy has gathered an immense fortune of $15 million. He has been successful to garner his money from his work in movies and TV shows.

He first wanted to be a rock musician but instead turned down a record deal to be an actor.

He first appeared as Pat in a short video titled Quando in 1997. His first notable roles were in movies like The Trench, starring Daniel Craig, Red Eye, Intermission, Cold Mountain and Breakfast on Pluto.

His notable acting got him roles in films like Girl with a Pearl Earring, starring Scarlett Johansson, In Time, featuring Justin Timberlake, Inception, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio Transcendence, Sunshine, The Edge of Love, Dunkirk and Peacock to name some.

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He is best known for portraying the role of Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow in The Dark Knight trilogy, starring Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, and Liam Neeson, and as Thomas Shelby in the TV sitcom Peaky Blinders, featuring Tom Hardy.

For his contribution to acting and drama, he has won three Irish Film and Television Awards.

Earning of Movies

Murphy has been part of several acting projects which has had impressive earnings at the box office.

28 Days Later 2002 $82.7 million
Cold Mountain 2003 $173 million
Batman Begins 2005 $375.2 million
Red Eye 2005 $95.6 million
The Dark Knight 2008 $1.005billion
Inception 2010 $828.3 million
Tron: Legacy 2010 $400 million
In Time 2011 $174 million
The Dark Knight Rises 2012 $1.085 billion
Transcendence 2014 $103 million
In the Heart of the Sea 2015 $93.9 million
Dunkirk 2017 $526.9 million

The salary he received from the above-mentioned films hasn’t been disclosed by the Irish actor.


The average actor of a salary in the United States is $56,343. We have no record of what money Cillian received as salary for his works in films and TV shows.

He must be receiving a handsome paycheque as he plays the lead role in Peaky Blinders which is currently in its fifth season run.

Assets- Houses And Cars

He currently resides in a mansion Monkstown, Ireland. He bought this home in 2007 after paying $1.7 million.

He previously lived in Kilburn, London for about 20 years. the price of the house he dwelled in hasn’t been mentioned.


He owns a BMW which has the starting price of $34,950 and a Range Rover of $89,500.

Charity, Insurance, And Taxes

His coat and cap from the series Peaky Blinders were put up for auction, the proceeds of which would go to The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.

He also collaborated with Radio NOVA and helped raise $44,000 for their 2016’s Help Our Homeless Radiothon campaign in aid of Focus Ireland.

We have no specifics as to what insurance policies he follows for himself and for his possessions, but it can be assumed that he is well-insured owing to his celebrity status.

Also, he must be a huge sum of money as taxes for his assets and for the $15 million net worth.

Cillian Murphy’s Personal Life- Age, Education, Relationships, Height And Weight

He was born on 25th May 1976 in Blackrock, County Cork in Ireland. He is the son of Brendan Murphy while he has not revealed the name of his mother. He comes from a family of teachers.

He has two younger sisters named Orla Murphy and Sile Murphy and a smaller brother called Paidi Murphy. He is of British nationality and his ethnicity is Irish.

He leads a very simple lifestyle even after being a celebrity and is free from any controversy.


As a child, he attended Catholic secondary school Presentation Brothers College. He later enrolled at the University College Cork where he studied law.


43-years-old Cillian Murphy is a married man. He is married to his girlfriend Yvonne McGuinness whom he met while he was performing with his rock band in 1996.

The couple married in 2004 and have two sons named Malachy (2005) and Aran (2007).

Apart from that, there is no information regarding his past dating history.

Height And Weight

The Irish actor stands tall with a height of 5 feet and 9 inches (175 cms) and his weight is 70 kg (155 lbs).