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Richard Burton Net Worth

Richard Burton Net Worth

Net Worth: $50 Million

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  • Source of Wealth Film, Television
  • Age Deceased at 58 years old on 1984-08-05
  • Birth Place Pontrhydyfen, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)
  • Marital Status Widowed (Sally Hay)
  • Full Name Richard Walter Jenkins
  • Nationality Welsh
  • Date of Birth November 10, 1925
  • Ethnicity Welsh
  • Occupation Actor
  • Education Exeter College, Port Talbot Grammar School
  • Children 4 (Katherine, Jessica, Maria, Elizabeth)
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About Richard Burton

Welsh actor Richard Burton has an estimated net worth of $50 million. His works on several films include Equus (1977), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965), Becket (1964), The Robe (1953) and My Cousin Rachel (1952) earned him six nominations for an Academy Award. Burton was also a recipient of BAFTA, Tony and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor.

Richard Burton was born as Richard Walter Jenkins on November 20, 1925 in Pontrhydyfen, Wales. He died of cerebral haemorrhage on August 5, 1984 in Céligny, Switzerland. Though Burton was never trained to become an actor, he was once considered as the highest paid actor in Hollywood. He was married to Sally Hay from 1983 until the time of his death in 1984. He has four children named Kate, Jessica, Liza and Maria.

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The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Richard Burton's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 1981 N/A
Salary 1981

Salary from the film, Wagner

$1,000,000
Salary 1981

Salary from the film, Circle of Two

$750,000
Salary 1981

Salary from the film, Lovespell

$750,000
Earnings 1978 N/A
Salary 1978

Salary from the film, The Medusa Touch

$500,000
Salary 1978

Salary from the film, Absolution

$125,000
Earnings 1977 N/A
Salary 1977

Salary from the film, Exorcist II: The Heretic

$1,000,000
Salary 1977

Salary from the film, Equus

$500,000
Earnings 1974 N/A
Salary 1974

Salary from the film, Brief Encounter

$600,000
Earnings 1971 N/A
Salary 1971

Salary from the film, Raid on Rommel

$1,000,000
Earnings 1969 N/A
Salary 1969

Salary from the film, Staircase

$1,200,000
Salary 1969

Salary from the film, Anne of the Thousand Days

$1,000,000
Earnings 1968 N/A
Salary 1968

Salary from the film, Candy

$50,000
Salary 1968

Salary from the film, Where Eagles Dare

$1,000,000
Salary 1968

Salary from the film, Boom

$1,000,000
Earnings 1967 N/A
Salary 1967

Salary from the film, The Comedians

$750,000
Earnings 1966 N/A
Salary 1966

Salary from the film, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

$750,000,000
Earnings 1965 N/A
Salary 1965

Salary from the film, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

$750,000
Salary 1965

Salary from the film, The Sandpiper

$500,000
Earnings 1964 N/A
Salary 1964

Salary from the film, The Night of the Iguana

$500,000
Earnings 1963 N/A
Salary 1963

Salary from the film, Cleopatra

$250,000
Salary 1963

Salary from the film, The V.I.P.

$500,000
Earnings 1962 N/A
Salary 1962

Salary from the film, The Longest Day

$30,000
Earnings 1960 N/A
Salary 1960

Salary from the film, Ice Palace

$125,000
Salary 1960

Salary from the film, The Bramble Bush

$125,000
Earnings 1959 N/A
Salary 1959

Salary from the film, Look Back in Anger

$100,000
Earnings 1956 N/A
Salary 1956

Salary from the film, Alexander the Great

$100,000
Earnings 1952 N/A
Salary 1952

Salary from the film, My Cousin Rachel

$50,000
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