Cillian Murphy Net Worth

Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor. He was the lead singer, guitarist, and lyricist of the rock band The Sons of Mr. Green Genes. He turned down a record deal in the late 1990s and began acting on stage and in short and independent films.

Cillian Murphy Net Worth
Cillian Murphy Net Worth

Cillian Murphy Biography

Full Name Cillian Murphy
Nickname Cilly
Age 46 years old
Date Of Birth May 25, 1976
Birth Place Douglas, County Cork,
Nationality Irish
Hometown Douglas, Cork
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 70 kg (154 lbs)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Father Brendan Murphy
Mother French Teacher
Sisters Sile and Orla
Brother Paidi
Education Qualification University Dropped Out
Wife Yvonne McGuinness

Cillian Murphy Net Worth

As of 2022 Cillian Murphy Net Worth is estimated to be around $20 million. The actor is highly acclaimed for his role as Thomas Shelby on BBC Two’s crime drama series titled Peaky Blinders. He has starred in the hugely successful series since 2013. Over this time this series has gone from strength to strength and become one of the most popular returning dramas on the BBC.

Moreover, Cillian Murphy was the highest-paid actor in the series and he has accumulated a good sum of money from his excellent performance. He is credited as a co-producer in some credits on the show which means he not only made more than the rest of the cast but he also gets extra money for the additional effort.

Cillian Murphy is earning over $5 million annually and the primary source of his income comes from his profession as an actor. He has done some endorsement work and appeared in television commercials such as Dublin-based brewery, Guinness, and voiced for the Guinness Blonde American Lager.

Cillian Murphy Net Worth 2022

Name Cillian Murphy
Net Worth $20 Million
Age 46
Annual Salary $5 Million
Profession Actor, Musician
Gender Male
Zodiac Sign Gemini

Early Life

Cillian Murphy was born on the 25th of May, 1976, in Douglas, Ireland. Cillian is the oldest child of Brendan Murphy an employee of the Irish Department of Education and his French-tutor wife. His family is Roman Catholic and Murphy attended the Catholic school Presentation Brothers College where he had his initial taste of acting.

Personal Life

In 1996 Cillian Murphy began dating visual artist Yvonne McGuinness after the two first met when Yvonne became the par in the team of Corcadorca Theatre Company while the world tour of their in-house production called, Disco Pigs. Cillian is four years younger than Yvonne and the couple dated for many years before they eventually tied a knot in August of 2004. They have two sons together the name Malachy born in December 2005, and Carrick aka Aran born in July 2007. Cillian Murphy decided to permanently move to Ireland on his 40th birthday, before this he and his wife were settled in North-West London for a year. Cillian used to be a vegetarian for several years and he started to consume meets for his role in the Peaky Blinders series.

Cillian Murphy Highlights 

Here are some of the best highlights of Cillian Murphy’s  career:

  • 28 Days Later (Movie, 2002)
  • Batman Begins (Movie, 2005)
  • Inception (Movie, 2010)
  • In Time (Movie, 2011)


Murphy’s acting career began in 1996 when he debuted as a professional actor in the play ‘Disco Pigs’.In 1999, he starred in his debut feature film, ‘Sunburn’, alongside Paloma Baeza and Sinead Keenan.

After a succession of independent films, he was cast as the lead in ‘28 Days Later’ in 2002. Made with an $8 million budget, Boyle’s post-apocalyptic sci-fi horror earned $84.7 million at the box office.

Besides these, he has played a transgender foundling looking for love in ‘Breakfast on Pluto’ (2005), romanced Lucy Liu in ‘Watching the Detectives’, and starred alongside Robert De Niro and Sigourney Weaver in ‘Red Lights’.

The movie ‘Peaky Blinders’  was his most important outing. He also served as the narrator for BBC’s nature documentary ‘Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on Earth’ in 2015.

In 2017, he is set to appear in Mark O’Rowe’s directorial venture ‘The Delinquent Season’. The film is in the post-production stage.

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