Eric Idle Net Worth

Net Worth: $60 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Music, Stage, Film and Television
  • Age:

    75
  • Birth Place:

    South Shields, County Durham, England, UK
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Tania Kosevich)
  • Full Name:

    Eric Idle
  • Nationality:

    British
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About Eric Idle

Eric Idle is an English comedian, composer, singer, and actor with an estimated net worth of $60 million. Idle is most famous for his work with the surrealist comedy group Monty Python. Recently, he has made forays as a playwright, authoring the book and lyrics for Spamalot, a musical based around the Python's movie about King Arthur's quest for the Holy Grail. Recently, Idle penned the play What About Dick.

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Idle began his work with Monty Python in 1969. The group produced Monty Python's Flying Circus, a comedy sketch show that aired on the BBC for four seasons, as well several movies including the aforementioned Holy Grail and Life of Brian. Idle penned a number of songs used by the Pythons in their material, including the famous "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" and "Eric the Half-a-Bee". Idle penned an oratorio based on The Life of Brian in 2007. Since Monty Python's breakup in 1983, Idle has worked as an actor, comedian, and musician in many TV shows, movies, and video games.

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Earnings 2018

Asset Feb. 2018
Purchase value of Eric Idle's 1,240-square-foot unassuming 1920s Spanish bungalow set behind a waist-high decorative wrought iron fence on a palm tree-lined street in L.A.’s hipster-thronged Silver Lake area
$1,090,000

Earnings 2016

Asset Jan. 2016
Purchase value of Eric Idle's handmade acoustic guitars
$16,000
Sale of Asset Jan. 2016
Sale of Eric Idle's house in London
$10,420,000
Salary Jan. 2016
Salary from Monty Python's farewell shows as the show's writer and director
$26,000
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