Keira Knightley Net Worth: Movies & Career

The British actress of the famous movie Pride & Prejudice fame Keira Knightley net worth is $80 million.

On March 26, 1985, Keira Knightley was born in the Teddington suburbs of London, and her parents were also theater actors.

She is famously known to play roles like Juliet in Love Actually(2003), Elizabeth Swann in Pirates of the Caribbean franchise(2003-2017), Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice(2005), Cecilia Tallis in Atonement(2007), and Joan Clarke in The Imitation Game(2014).

Knightley in an award show.
Knightley in an award show.

Knightley debuted in movies with the Britsh-French thriller movie Innocent Lies in the role of young Celia.

She also appeared in the cult classic movie Star Wars: Episode I- The Phantom Menace (1999), where she performed a small role as a decoy of another character.

Quick Facts

Full Name Keira Christina Knightley
Known as Kiera Knightley
Date of birth March 26, 1985
Place of birth Teddington, London
Age 39 years old
Marital Status Married
Husband Name James Righton
Previous Boyfriends Del Synnot (2001-2003)

Jamie Dornan (2003-2005)

Adrian Brody (2005)

Rupert Friend (2005-2010)

Father name Will Knightley
Mother name Sharman Macdonald
Siblings Caleb Knightley (brother)
Gender Female
Zodiac Sign Aries
Education Stanley Junior School

Teddington School

Esher Sixth Form College

Hair color Dark Brown
Eye color Dark brown
Height 5 ft 7 inches (170 cm)
Weight 54kg (119 lbs)
Religion Atheist
Nationality British
Sexual Orientation Straight
Profession Actor, Model
Years active 1995-current
Net worth $80 million
Body Type Slim
Body Measurements 32-23-33
Bra Size 32 A
Dress Size  4 (US) or 36 (EU) or 8 (UK)
Nick Name Keik
Prominent Movies Bend It Like Beckham

Pride & Prejudice

Pirates of the Carrebian franchise


Anna Karenina

Begin Again

The Imitation Game

Awards and Honours Academy Award/Golden Globe Award/BAFTA Award

Nominated for Best Supporting Actress for “The Imitation Game”

Nominated for Best Actress for “Pride & Prejudice”

Social Media No Social Media Presence
Last Update July, 2024

Keira Knightley Net Worth and Income

The beautiful actress of Pirates of the Carrebian franchise, Keira, has a total net worth of $80 million.

Her yearly salary is around $10 million, while her monthly payment is $833,333.

Almost all of her income comes from her acting profession.

She almost earned $5-$7 million for her role as Elizabeth Swann in the first Pirates of the Caribbean movie called Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.

Her salary was increased to almost $10 million in the subsequent movies of the franchise.

Let’s look at the Keira Knightley net worth in different currencies.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 67,808,000
Pound Sterling £ 57,686,800
Australian Dollar A$ 108,564,000
Canadian Dollar C$ 100,149,600
Indian Rupee ₹ 5,937,440,000
BitCoin ฿ 1,684.79

Keira Knightley Lifestyle and Vacations


Even though being blessed with beauty and wealth, Knightley stays grounded and monitors her expenditure closely.

She lives a frugal life with minimal cost-covering her daily needs.

Knightley revealed that she gives herself a yearly allowance of $50,000 and has to live in that limited allowances.

She later clarified that having an expensive lifestyle means not hanging out with people who do not have that same lifestyle.

 Knightley in a white gown at the premiere of The Nutcracker And The Four Realms
Knightley in a white gown at the premiere of The Nutcracker And The Four Realms.

Also, she added that living an expensive lifestyle alienates you, and she enjoyed places that she has been into, which were least luxurious.

She also takes care of her skin and carries rosehip oil for her daily skincare nourishment while traveling.

Keira is often considered one of the best-dressed celebrities, and she pulls off the dress with elegance and style.


When Keira and James got married in 2013, the couple decided to choose their honeymoon destination to Corsica.

The couple was together, walking around the beach and enjoying the company together, holding hands.

They visited restaurants and had an enjoyable dinner for their honeymoon.

Keira Knightley and husband James Righton strolling in the shores of Corsica while in Honeymoon.
Keira Knightley and husband James Righton strolling on the shores of Corsica while in Honeymoon.

Knightley often likes to take a break from her hectic schedule and just enjoy the company of her partner while living the moment.

She was also seen with her musician husband, James Righton, in the small town of Pantelleria in Italy.

The couple was thereafter Knightley finished her shooting schedule of political drama “Official Secrets.”

They enjoyed the beach walk and took a mud bath together.

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Keira Knightley House and Cars

The actress, Keira Knightley’s net worth of a total of $80 million has allowed her to buy posh apartments and houses in desirable locations.

Keira owns a beautiful home in London which is around $6.4 million and is around 2,775 square feet.

Keira Knightley London House
Keira Knightley London House

She lives with her husband and two kids in the house with 5 bedrooms with bright and open spaces and comfortable living.

Knightley previously owned an NYC apartment in 2015, which had 3,8,20 square feet of space.

The apartment was located in the Tribeca neighborhood and included features like floor-to-ceiling Japanese sliding doors, elevator, exposed brick, and 23-foot ceilings.


Keira prefers comfort over style when it comes to cars.

Knightley drives a Range Rover Sport, which is worth $86,000.

The car has delivered a power output of 510 Hp and torque of 461 lb-ft and contains a 5000cc engine with 16 valves.

This comfy SUV has a six-speed automatic transmission and includes features like airbags and electronic crash prevention aids.

Her choice for the car is due to its spacious seats and comfortable for a family.

Keira Knightley Movies, Endorsements, Investments & Books


The model and actress Keira Knightley have done several roles in various movies over a span of two decades in her career.

She started her initial career from televisions shows.

Her movie King Arthur was released worldwide in 2004, but the movie bombed at the box office.

The 2003 fantasy/adventure movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl did most of the work to establish Keira as the commercial actress and made her popular overnight, collecting a huge fan following.

The movie was a huge box office success and collected over $655 million in the total collection.

The highest-earning movie of her entire career was the 2006 movie of the same Pirate franchise called Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest.

The movie garnered over $1 billion at the box office, making it the most profitable film in the entire franchise.


Knightley was the leading face of luxury good brands like Asprey and Shiatzy Chen. She also was involved with Lux haircare products.

Keira was associated with the luxury fragrance brand Chanel.

In 2006 she became the celebrity face of Chanel’s perfume called Coco Mademoiselle. She then did many advertisements and photo shoots for the perfume.

Her collaboration with the perfume company has churned out millions of dollars for the company. This collaboration was profitable for the actress as well as she also received a hefty paycheck.

Let’s look at the advertisement made by Coco.


Keira is fond of reading books.

Some of her favorite books are Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Into the Darkness by Gitta Sergey, War, and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, The Moon, and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham, The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham, and The Passion by Jeanette Winterson.

The book Pride and Prejudice were later adapted into a movie of the same name in 2005, and Keira played one of the main characters in the movie.

Keira Knightley Charity

Keira is one of the front faces of Amnesty International.

She has been tied with the organization for many years and supports them in several campaigns.

One of the examples is her visit to Afghanistan with Amnesty International to campaign for women’s rights there.

Keira in Sudan for a cause supported by Oxfam.
Keira in Sudan for a cause supported by Oxfam.

Apart from this, she also supports charities like Comic Relief Charity, WaterAid, The American Library Association, Women’s Aid, Oxfam, and SMA trust.

Keira Knightley Career

Since childhood, Knightley has already appeared in smaller television roles and advertisement commercials.

She then appeared in television movies like The Treasure Seekers (1996), Innocent Lies (1995), Coming Home (1998), and Oliver Twist (1999).

Knightley was cast in the epic Star Wars: Episode I- The Phantom Menace (1999) as Sabe, who was handmaiden and a decoy planted for Padme Amidala.

Knightley appeared in mainstream movies since the 2002 British movie Bend it Like Beckham.

Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Swann in Pirates of the Carribbean.
Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Swann in Pirates of the Caribbean.

The movie was an instant hit garnering over $77 million in box office worldwide, boosting her career.

She then worked alongside Johnny Depp in the commercially hit movie Pirates of the Caribbean series.

She has also appeared in several well-known movies like Atonement, Pride & Prejudice, Never Let Me Go, Anna Karenina, and The Imitation Game, etc.

Keira Knightley Awards and Nominations

Knightley has been nominated over 94 times in several Film Awards, and among them, she has been able to win 24.

The major highlight of her nomination was to be nominated in the Best Actress category for Pride and Prejudice in 2005 and in Best Supporting Actress for The Imitation Game in 2014.

She was further nominated for the same category of best actress and supporting actress in British Academy Film Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

She won the London Film Critics award for best newcomer in the movie Bend it Like Beckham and Variety Award at British Independent Film Awards.

3 Facts about Keira Knightley

  • Keira Knightley was featured in a 2000 music video from the band 5ive called Don’t Wanna Let You Go.
  • Knightley is a huge fan of the English Premier League, and her favorite club is West Ham United.
  • Keira suffered from dyslexia during her childhood, due to which she focused more on acting than studies.


What color eyes does Keira Knightley have?

Actress Keira Knightly is blessed with alluring brown eyes.

Who is Keira Knightley’s husband?

Keira Knightley was married to James Righton in 2013. They have two kids together.

What is Keira Knightley’s total net worth?

The Oscar-nominated actress Keira Knightley’s total net worth is $80 million.

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