James Bond Actor Daniel Craig Has Jaw-Dropping Net Worth Of $130 Million
Professional since 1992, the English born actor Daniel Craig owns 74 acting credits with major accomplishments through James Bond movies. The 2013 Critics’ Choice Award winner has an estimated net worth of around $135 million as of April 2021.
With his debut from The Power of One (1992), Craig’s career gained height after taking over Pierce Brosnan as James Bond in 2005 and later debuted as Bond through Casino Royale (2006).
As reported, the current James Bond gained a contract worth $47 million in 2012 to star in two 007 movies. Well, his most commercially successful movie to date is Skyfall (2012) which made a worldwide gross collection of $1.109 billion.
Let’s also discuss his cars, house, other financial achievements, and his upcoming movies.
Net Worth Skyrocketed After Portraying Intelligence Agent Bond
The Guildhall School of Music and Drama graduate worked in many movies like Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), Road to Perdition (2002), and Munich (2005), until Eon Productions approached him with the role of James Bond in 2005.
Replacing Pierce Brosnan, Daniel Craig became the 6th star to portray James Bond and made debut with Casino Royale in 2006, which earned him a salary of $3.2 million.
Later, the actor worked in the other 3 James Bond movies with a collective gross collection of $2.067 billion.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Craig’s total wealth sums up at around $130 million as of April 2020.
English actor Daniel Craig, the current James Bond owns multi-million dollars fortune
As for a fact, the highest-grossing 007 (Bond) movie is Skyfall (2012) which earned $1.109 billion.
Here is the list of Daniel’s earnings from Jame Bond movies:
|Film||Salary||Film Budget||Gross Collection|
|Casino Royale (2006)||$3.2 million||$150 million||$600 million|
|Quantum of Solace (2008)||$7.2 million||$200 million||$586.1 million|
|Skyfall (2012)||$17 million + bonus from box-office collection||$150-$200 million||$1.109 billion|
|Spectre (2015)||$37 million||$245-$300 million||$880.7 million|
Furthermore, other notable movies of Craig with his remunerations are as follows:
- Cowboys & Aliens (2011)- $5 million
- Dream House (2011)- $6 million
- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)- $6 million
Upcoming Movies: Final Appearance As James Bond
Despite his earlier statements to not appear in other Bond movies, the English actor Craig will be appearing for the 5th and last-time in the 007 movies.
His upcoming movie Bond 25 is set to release in the USA on April 8, 2020, for which Daniel will be receiving a whopping $25 million as his salary. Well, the payroll puts him ahead of Dwayne Johnson who will earn $22 million for Red Notice (2020).
Another upcoming movie of Craig is Knives Out (set for release on November 27, 2019) featuring Chris Evans and Jamie Lee Curtis.
As the Batman legacy passed on: Christian Bale to Ben Affleck and now to Robert Pattinson, the question regarding new James Bond after Daniel Craig, has made a possible pick of many actors including Richard Madden, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, and Tom Hardy.
Houses & Cars Counts Millions Of Dollars in Assets: Craig’s Lifestyle
With his showering income with wide fame, the English actor lives a lavish lifestyle for sure. However, Daniel seems to keep his personal details confidential alike his 007 characters.
Despite these facts, some of the information got the coverage in media including his residence division in New York, the USA, and in London, the UK.
As reported, Craig bought an apartment in Primrose Hill, London, paying £4 million in 2008. Currently, the actor’s main residence in England is in Camden Town, London.
Craig’s residence in Camden Town, London
Formerly, the James Bond actor owned a Tribeca Pad in New York, which he sold alongside his wife Rachel and moved to their $11.5 million penthouses in Soho, NY City, bought in 2011.
Later in January 2018, the reports regarding Craig and his wife’s latest purchase, a 5-story and 6,600 square feet property in Cobble Hill, came up.
Daniel Craig’s Cobble Hill, Brooklyn property
As per Page Six, the duo paid $6.75 million that keeps them in the list of stars like Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, and John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, who already owns a residence in that area.
Besides this, his other assets include his car collection including the luxury red Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster. He bought it in 2013 on his 45th birthday, paying $223,000.
Moreover, he auctioned one of his Aston Martin for charity.
Sources report that the English born actor will drive Aston Martin’s new hypercar called the “Valhalla” in the upcoming movie Bond 25. The ride valued at £1.5 million will feature a V6 petrol engine, with a pick-up to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds.
Expenses on Tax Payments & Insurances
Surely, with a lavish life, Daniel expenses on daily life luxury, costly suits, and travels call on huge expenses. But, aside from this, the actor with residences in the USA and the UK has to pay taxes in both nations.
For a fact, his NY property seeks 1.925% of its assessed value as property tax, while the house insurance cost is $1,287 per year. On the other hand, the UK levies within the range of 0-12% while the income tax cuts off 45% if the revenue is over £150,000.
Also, the cost for the insurance of Daniel’s Aston Martin is reportedly around $2,700 per year.
As Craig was doing most of his stunts himself for the Quantum of Solace (2008), the film producers insured his whole body for $9.5 million.
Does Craig Have Any Endorsement Deals?
Yes, the English actor does endorse Omega Watches, though, is yet to open up the details on the deal value or earnings.
Astonishingly, Craig doesn’t have an Instagram account, which is trending as a sponsoring platform these days.
In fact, his fan-made Instagram accounts: whatsdanielwearing and danielcraigfanacc have over 17.1K followers and 10.5K followers respectively.
Craig endorses Omega watches
As for a fact, the 007 movies often get millions of dollars for their product placement.
As reported, the Champagne veteran Bollinger paid around £10 million ($12.15 million) for product placement in the upcoming Bond 25 (2020), renewing their association with the Bond movies that are over 40 years old.
As per Daily Mail, many brands of wines, cars, and watches have paid a total of £75 million to be seen on screen, in the upcoming movie.
On the raising questions about the endorsements in movies, Craig (current James Bond) during the 2012 Skyfall press tour defended saying,
A movie like this costs $118 million to make – it’s the nature of it, the size of the movie. And it costs another $200 million to sell it. So the $200 million has to come from somewhere.
Charity Works & Donations
Apart from the on-screen portrayal of James Bond, Craig can’t hide his generosity in real life too.
Back in April 2018, the English actor auctioned his Bond movie Aston Martin Vanquish Centenary Edition for $468,500 (£334,000) to benefit The Opportunity Network.
Daniel Craig’s Aston Martin auctioned for charity
Also, Daniel is an active supporter of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution since December 2007. He participated in Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS to raise $1,549,953 in funds on December 8, 2009.
The actor donated $47,000 to Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign in September 2015.
Furthermore, he has associations with many non-profit organizations like Artists for Peace and Justice, PeyBack Foundation, Worldwide Orphans Foundation, ChildLine, and many more, which is also supported by other celebrities like Ashton Kutcher, James Franco, Shaquille O’Neal, and many more.
Daniel Craig’s Family, Age, Height, Education, Wife, Children & Relationships
Born on March 2, 1968, in Chester, Cheshire, England, the UK, Daniel Wroughton Craig holds British nationality and is of mixed ethnicity (English, Craig has Welsh, Scottish and French ancestry).
His father Timothy John Wroughton Craig worked as a midshipman in the Merchant Navy and later became the owner of 2 pubs in Cheshire, while mother Carol Olivia was an art teacher.
After Craig’s parent’s divorce, he and his elder sister Lea Craig began to live with their mother.
The attendant of Hilbre High School, Daniel Craig briefly went to Calday Grange Grammar School. He got the influence of acting after he attended Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre and eventually was accepted by the National Youth Theatre in London.
In 1991, the actor graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama under the 3-year mentorship of Colin McCormack.
Married Twice & Father of 3 Children Including Step-Son
Well, the English actor has been married twice in his life. Currently, he lives with second wife Rachel Weisz, an American-British actress.
Daniel and Rachel were already friends for many years and also worked in the movie Dream House (2011).
The duo began dating in December 2010 and later married in a private ceremony on June 22, 2011, in New York City.
Daniel Craig and his second wife Rachel Weisz
Only 4 guests attended their wedding including Craig’s daughter Ella Craig with first (now ex) wife Fiona Loudon and Weisz’s son Henry Aronofsky from her previous relationship with American filmmaker Darren Aronofsky.
Daniel and Rachel welcomed their first child together, a daughter, on September 1, 2018. Though, the detail on their child is yet to be out.
Prior to Rachel, he was in a marital relationship with Fiona Loudon. The former couple married in 1992 but divorced in 1994 after sharing daughter Ella.
Ex-Girlfriends & Brief Engagement To Satsuki Mitchell
Well, the James Bond star was engaged to film producer Satsuki Mitchell for 3 years, until they called quits to their relationship in 2010.
Moreover, Craig’s list of ex-girlfriends includes Heike Makatsch (1996 – 2004), Sienna Miller (2003), and Kate Moss (2004).
Age, Height & Weight
Meanwhile, of August 2019, Craig’s age is 51 and has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches (178 cm).
He weighs around 83 Kg.