Published on March 28 2014
Daniel Day Lewis Net Worth is $50 million
The 56 year old son of Poet Laureate Cecil Day-Lewis and an actress, is worth $50 million. He is a three times Academy Award winner for the best actor category, which is a rare feat in itself and justifies his net worth. Alongside the Academy Awards, he has won 2 Golden Globe awards and several BAFTA awards as well.
His list of awards makes him one of the most awarded actors of all time and is a result of the perfection with which he plays his roles. He is known to remain in the character that he is playing for the ongoing project, and according to a story he does so even when he is on an airport.
Because of his great array of skills, he was able to make his film debut at the age of 14, in Sunday, Bloody Sunday. He is known for playing a wide variety of roles throughout his career, establishing himself as a versatile actor for all seasons.
He had been into drama ever since his father died and then went on to appear in period films like Gandhi. After which he grew as a theatre artist and went on to join “Royal Shakespeare Company” playing important roles in various Shakespeare plays.
His notable movies include My Left Foot, In the Name of the Father, The Boxer, Gangs of New York, There Will Be Blood and Lincoln. He has always shown the dedication that only few actors are able to. He is known to work on character building before working in any film.
He prepared himself for a year before starting the work on Lincoln. This movie marked his third Oscar which resulted in an indefinite break from acting. Actors of his ability and dedication are very rare and it shows in all his works, whether it is theatre, television or movies.