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Alec Guinness Net Worth

Alec Guinness Net Worth

Net Worth: $100 Million

  • Source of Wealth Film, Television
  • Age Deceased at 86 years old on August 5, 2000
  • Birth Place Maida Vale, London, United Kingdom
  • Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Merula Salaman)
  • Full Name Alec Guinness de Cuffe
  • Nationality British
  • Date of Birth April 2, 1914
  • Ethnicity English, Scottish
  • Occupation Actor
  • Children 1 (Matthew Guinness)
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About Alec Guinness

English actor Alec Guinness had an estimated net worth of $100 million.

Alec Guinness de Cuffe was born on April 2, 1914 in Paddington, London, England. At age 86, he died of liver cancer on August 5, 2000 in Midhurst, West Sussex, England. From 1938 until his death, he was married to Merula Salaman. He has a son named Matthew Guinness who later became an actor.

Throughout his entire acting career, Guinness was noted for his performance in numerous films and TV programs which won him several accolades from renowned award giving bodies. Some of his other most notable appearances were in Star Wars, The Comedians, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Smiley’s People, and Little Dorrit. 

His appearance in The Lavender Hill Mob won him a Silver Ribbon Award for Best Actor in a Foreign Film. Meanwhile, his appearance in The Prisoner as The Cardinal earned him a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1957, he played the role of Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai won Guinness the Academy Award for Best Actor, the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, the National Board of Review Award for Best Actor, and New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Alec Guinness'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 2009
  • Earnings 1987
  • Earnings 1977
  • Earnings 1951
  • Earnings 1949
Earnings 2009 N/A
Royalties 2009

Estimated earnings from Star Wars royalties (£56million).

Earnings 1987 N/A
Salary 1987

Salary from the film, Little Dorrit.

Earnings 1977 N/A
Salary 1977

Salary from the film, Star Wars.

Earnings 1951 N/A
Salary 1951

Salary from the film, The Lavander Hill Mob (£6,000).

Earnings 1949 N/A
Salary 1949

Salary from the film, Kind Hearts and Coronets (£6,000).

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