Quick Facts of
- First NameAnthony Hopkins
Sir Anthony Hopkins is a Welsh actor who won an Academy Award for playing Hannibal Lecter in Thomas Harris‘ movie adaption of Silence of the Lambs. He also reprised the role of Hannibal and Red Dragon, starring Edward Norton.
The three times Primetime Emmy Awards winning actor received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003 and is best known for films like The Mask of Zorro, Legends of the Fall, 84 Charing Cross Road, The Two Popes, and in the Marvel movie, Thor, directed by Kenneth Branagh.
How much is Anthony Hopkins’ Net Worth?
From his acting career which spans over 59 years, the Welsh actor has accumulated $160 million. He also served the British Army from 1958-1960.
In 2000, his salary from the film Mission: Impossible II, starring Tom Cruise was $5 million. He received $15 million for playing Hannibal Lecter in Hannibal and $20 million from Red Dragon.
He made $15 million for playing Sir John Talbot in The Wolfman, featuring Emily Blunt and Gene Simmons.
House and Cars
Anthony lives in Malibu beach in California and the current value of his 7 bedroomed house is $18.5 million.
He spent over $12 million to own a property in Pacific Palisades. In 2018 he bought a 5,700 sq feet house and then brought another property next door for $6 million.
Anthony Hopkins also owns a condo in Palisades for which he paid $1.1 million in 2016 and a small cottage.
He is a car enthusiast and owns luxurious cars in his garage like a McLaren 570S which costs $192,500, Maserati Quattroporte whose market value is $181,060,
His garage also houses a Range Rover Vogue which can be bought for $90,900, Porsche Carrera GT of MSRP $448,000 and Bentley Continental GTC of $225,000.
Donations to Charity
The Welsh actor donated £1 million ($1.3 million) to Snowdonia National Park for their need to raise £3 million ($3.9 million) to purchase the lands of Snowden.
Sir Hopkins also donated money for the renovation of the £2.3 million wing in his former college Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama which was later named Anthony Hopkins Centre.
Anthony Hopkins Movies and TV shows
The BAFTA Film Award played Hannibal Lecter in the 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs and its sequel Hannibal following a prequel Red Dragon.
Some of his most notable roles can be found in movies like The Remains of the Day, 84 Charing Cross Road, Nixon, Red 2, starring Bruce Willis and John Malkovich, and The Mask of Zorro.
Sir Anthony is also a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and played Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Loki‘s (Tom Hiddleston) father, Odin, in Thor, Thor: The Dark World and Thor: Ragnarok. He acts as Pope Benedict XVI alongside Jonathan Pryce in The Two Popes.
Hopkins has also appeared in several television shows like Great Performances, Black and Blue, Great Expectations, American Masters, and Westworld, starring James Marsden.
Anthony Hopkins’ Short Bio
He was born as Philip Anthony Hopkins 31st December 1937 in Margam, Port Talbot, in Wales to Richard Arthur Hopkins and Annie Muriel. His nationality is Welsh, and his ethnicity is white.
He first studied at the Jones’ West Monmouth Boys’ School and later transferred to Cowbridge Grammar School. Hopkins graduated in 1957 from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.
82-years-old Anthony is married to Stella Arroyave for 16 years since their wedding on 1st December 2003. He was previously married to Petronella Barker, with whom he has a daughter named Abigail Hopkins, and Jennifer Lynton.
Besides his marriage, he has also been in relationships with Martha Stewart, Joyce Ingalls, and Francine Kay.