Sean Connery net worth – How he turned down $ 450 million

Sean Connery net worth is $ 300 million, which indeed makes him one the richest actors in the Hollywood. It comes in the form of salaries, endorsements, and other ventures, during a career of over 5 decades. As Connery began his journey back in 1954. Since then he has worked on a number of movies. At times as an actor and other times as a director.

One interesting fact about Sean Connery net worth is that if he had agreed to play a role in one famous franchise, his overall fortune would have been $ 750 million. The role was in the superhit franchise “Lord of the Rings”. Which he had declined and opted for other projects. However, the deal that he turned down included a paycheck of $ 10 million along with a 15 % profit sharing. Now talking about the overall collections, the movie could gross $ 3 billion worldwide. So if Connery had agreed to play the role in the franchise, he would have earned extra $ 450 million.


Sean Connery net worth

Years active1954–2012
Height1.89 m
Weight90 kg
Earning previous yearNa
Sean Connery net worth$ 300 million

Sean Connery Salary Details

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)$17,000,000
Finding Forrester (2000)$15,000,000
Entrapment (1999)$20,000,000
The Rock (1996)$12,000,000
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)$1,900,000


Till date, his movies have grossed over $ 1.5 billion at the box office.Some of his highest grossing movies include hits such as  “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”, “The Hunt for Red October”, “The Untouchables”, and the “The Rock”.

How he made it big:

At the beginning of his career, Corney initially started working at the King’s Theatre in 1951. To assist the backstage work, he got some extra cash to support his daily needs. After struggling for some years and earning meager cash, he had his debut in movies with film “Lilacs in the Spring (1954)”. Over the subsequent years, he gained fame and popularity. He did seven James Bond films in between 1962 and 1983. Apart from that he also appeared in other hit movies.