How Much Is The Net Worth Of British-Australian Actor Guy Pearce?  

British-Australian actor Guy Pearce is popular for his breakthrough role as a drag queen in a film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Similarly, he is also known for portraying the villain character Aldrich Killian in MCU movie Iron Man 3.

Guy has an estimated fortune of $14 million in 2020. Similarly, sources claim that, he earned $1 million in 2005, $3,700,000 in 2011, and $3,100,000 in 2013.

Acting And Singing Career

Guy Pearce started his acting career in 1985. In his debut year, he played the role of Mike Young in an Australian soap opera, Neighbours. Then, he worked on TV shows, Snowy: The McGregor Saga and Home and Away.

Additionally, Guy appeared in films: Heaven Tonight, Hunting, and Flynn. In 1994, the actor made his major breakthrough starring as a drag queen in the movie The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert with Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, and Bill Hunter.

Post his breakthrough role, Pearce acted in different films such as L.A. Confidential, Ravenous, Rules of Engagement, Memento, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Time Machine, and others.

Iron Man 3 actor Guy Pearce
Iron Man 3 actor Guy Pearce

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In 2006, he played the role of Andy Warhol in the biographical film Factory Girl. Likewise, Neighbour actor portrayed stunt performer and illusionist Harry Houdini in the supernatural romance movie Death Death Defying Acts.

After that, in 2013, he became appeared as Aldrich Killian in the MCU film Iron Man 3 starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Rebecca Hall, Jon Favreau, and others.

Furthermore, Guy’s notable acting credits include movies and TV shows such as The Road, The Hard Word, The Proposition, The King’s Speech, Jack Irish, The Wizards of Aus, The Innocents, A Christmas Carol, and many more.

Besides an actor, Pearce is also a singer and songwriter. To date, he has released 2 studio albums titled Broken Bones in 2014 and The Nomad in 2018.


Jack Irish star Pearce always supports the causes of at-risk/disadvantaged youth, children, animal rights, and environmental causes.

Primetime Emmy Award winner Guy along with the celebrities like Adam Sandler, Aisha Tyler, Brooke Shields, Courteney Cox, and Kelly Harper, donate the help they can from their side to the program Toys for Tots.

The program helps to distribute toys to kids whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas.

Father Died In An Aviation Accident

Guy Pearce was born Guy Edward Pearce on October 5, 1967, in Ely, Cambridgeshire, the United Kingdom.

He was raised by his teacher’s mother, Anne Cocking, after his pilot father, Stuart Pearce, died in an airplane crash when he was only 8 years old.

5 feet 11 inches tall actor Guy has two siblings. One of his siblings, Dee Smart, is an Australian actress while the other one is Tracy Pearce.

Guy Pearce with his sister Tracy Pearce
Guy Pearce with his sister Tracy Pearce

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Iron Man 3 actor went to Geelong College, where he was a member of Geelong Society of Dramatic Arts Junior Players. Likewise, he also attended Caroline Chisholm School.

Marriage And Children

52 years old Pearce is in a relationship with Dutch actress and singer Carice van Houten. The couple has been together since 2015. Together, the duo welcomed their first child son, Monte Pearce, on August 29, 2016.

Guy Pearce and his partner, Carice van Houten
Guy Pearce and his partner, Carice van Houten

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Prior to this, Guy was married to his childhood sweetheart Kate Mestitz. The pair exchanged their wedding vows on March 15, 1997. The actor’s ex-wife Kate was a psychologist, and after 18 long years, the childhood sweethearts divorced in 2015.