Kevin Spacey Net Worth: Movies & Controversy

The star of Netflix’s first original series “House of Cards”, Kevin Spacey’s net worth is $100 million.

Kevin Spacey is an American-born actor, screenwriter, producer, and director who was born on July 26, 1959.

Even though being immensely talented, Spacey’s career and life have always been surrounded by controversies.

Kevin Spacey in House of Cards.
Kevin Spacey in House of Cards.

Spacey started his career in movies from the movie Heartburn, where he played the small role of subway thief.

He rose to fame after his critically acclaimed performance in The Usual Suspects.

His performance in the movie also won him Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the year 1995.

Spacey then went on to do more meaningful movies with prominent performances like Se7en, American Beauty, Swimming with Sharks, L.A. Confidential, and Pay it Forward.

Quick Facts

Full Name Kevin Spacey Fowler
Known as Kevin Spacey
Date of birth July 26, 1959
Place of birth South Orange, New Jersey
Age 62 years old
Marital Status Single
Previous Girlfriends Ashleigh Banfield (2014)

Dianne Dreyer (1992-2000)

April Winchell (1976-1977)

Jennifer Jason Leigh

Father’s name Thomas Fowler
Mother’s name Kathleen Fowler
Siblings Julie Ann Fowler – sister

Randall Fowler – brother

Gender Male
Zodiac Sign Leo
Education Canoga Park High School

Los Angeles Valley College

Chatsworth High School

The Julliard School

Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Height 5 ft 10 in (179 cm)
Weight 86kg (189 lbs)
Chest 40 inches
Waist 34 inches
Shoe size 10 US
Religion Not Known
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Sexual Orientation Not Clear
Profession Actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film director, Television producer, Voice Actor, Theatre Director
Years active 1986-current
Net worth $100 million
Nick Name none
Prominent Movies The Usual Suspects (1995)

Se7en (1995)

L.A. Confidential (1997)

American Beauty (1999)

21 (2008)

Baby Driver (2017)

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Last Update July, 2022

Kevin Spacey Net Worth and Income

The star of The Usual Suspects movie fame actor Kevin Spacey’s net worth is $100 million.

Spacey took a paycheck of $12 million for the first original Netflix series The House of Cards which was premiered on the OTT platform on February 1, 2013.

The series continued for 6 seasons which further added to the fortune of Spacey’s net worth.

But due to the sexual allegations and controversy surrounding Spacey, the Netflix team had to cut season 6 short and remove Spacey from appearing further in the series.

The cancellation of the show cost Spacey almost $7 million.

It is also estimated that the controversy due to Spacey cost Netflix $39 million for canceling the long-running and successful series.

Let’s look at the net worth of Kevin Spacey in different currencies.

Currency Net Worth
Euro 85,635,500
Pound Sterling £ 72,879,500
Australian Dollar A$ 138,808,900
Canadian Dollar C$ 126,876,500
Indian Rupee 7,434,980,000
BitCoin ฿ 2,269

Besides the web series, Spacey was paid almost $20 million per year starring in several movies during the peak of his career.

His movies like Superman Returns, American Beauty, Se7en, and Baby Driver did perform well in box office collecting more than $300,000 in the box office.

Kevin Spacey as Lex Luthor in Superman Returns
Kevin Spacey as Lex Luthor in Superman Returns

Let’s look at the top 10 highest-grossing movies of Kevin Spacey’s career.

Movie Title Worldwide Box Office Collection
Superman Returns(2006) $391,081,192
A Bug’s Life (1998) $363,095,319
American Beauty (1999) $356,258,047
Se7en (1995) $328,125,643
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) $296,338,663
Baby Driver (2017) $228,104,185
Horrible Bosses (2011)) $212,417,601
Outbreak (1995) $190,023,573
21 (2008) $159,846,429
A Time to Kill (1996) $152,266,007

Kevin Spacey House, Cars & Watch

House

Spacey lived for a long time in his 6595 square feet spacious Los Angles home.

The house features 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms with a high gated and over-the-treetop city view.

Spacey bought the house in 1997 for $2.1 million and sold for a whopping $11 million to a high-class executive couple in 2017.

Kevin Spacey's LA home
Kevin Spacey’s LA home

Spacey also owns a duplex penthouse in lower Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood which costs around $5 million.

He also owns a Greek residence in the same neighborhood which costs around $1.9 million.

Cars

Kevin Spacey has an impressive collection of cars in his garage.

He owns Rolls Royce Phantom which costs around $3 million in his collection.

Let’s look at some of the cars that Spacey owns.

Cars Price
Jaguar XF $50,000
Maybach 57 s $4,00,000
Rolls Royce Phantom $3,25,000
Toyota Camry $34,700
Range Rover Sport $80,000

Watches

Spacey is mostly seen dressed in a suit with matching watches.

He is seen wearing a Portofino watch with manual wind eight days black dial brown leather in the hit series House of Cards.

Spacey wearing Portofino watch in House of Cards
Spacey wearing Portofino watch in House of Cards

He is also seen in the watch in an award ceremony and the watch costs around $10,000.

Let’s look at some other impressive watch collection of Spacey.

Watches Price
IWC  Portuguese Chrono Automatic Watch $5,190
Tag Heuer Monaco Automatic Watch $4,290
Cartier Tank Louis XL 18 Rose Gold $8,790
Breitling Navitimer World Crono $5,190
Rolex Seadweller Stainless Steel Automatic $6,290

Kevin Spacey Movies, Investments, Endorsements, and Books

Movies

Spacey has worked in some of the highly acclaimed movies which are highly rated in movie database site IMDB.

His movies like American Beauty, The Usual Suspects, L.A. Confidential, House of Cards, and Se7en are rated above 8 stars on the website.

While his other movies A Time to Kill, Baby Driver has a rating above 7 stars on the website.

Investments

Spacey has a total of 4 investments in different companies.

First is Casper which is a mattress company that produces comfortable mattresses which are sold directly to consumers.

Since the mattress is sold directly to the consumers and the middlemen are eliminated the prices are also extremely affordable.

Secondly, Spacey has his investments in a company called Madefire which provides a motion book tool for storytellers and writers to reimagine the experience behind their stories.

The third one is a company called  Frame.io which is a database website allowing people to upload all social media, work in progress, and asserts to their private workspaces.

And lastly Wonder is the company acquired by Atari and is currently in stealth mode.

Endorsements

The House of Card’s star Spacey has a very strong celebrity presence all across Europe due to which he is featured in multiple advertisements.

Spacey is seen in a documentary-style advertisement filmed for Renault Espace’s car which features him driving through personal mini filmography and behind the car wheel.

Spacey in German version of Renault ESPACE ad
Spacey in the German version of Renault ESPACE ad

The endorsement features TV ads with print media and social media content with the ads running all over Europe in multiple languages.

Along with Renault Kevin also has collaborated with multiple companies in order to promote his Netflix show “The House of Cards” or in exchange for a handsome salary.

The other brands include Call of Duty: Advanced Warefare, E*Trade, LensCrafters, Google Chromecast, and American Airlines.

Books

A biography named Looking Closer: Kevin Spacey, The First 50 Years written by Robin Tamblyn has been published in 2010.

In the book, Spacey’s career, personal life, and achievements have been thoroughly mentioned.

Spacey also loves to read books and some of his favorite reads are Mrs. God, Love and War, and Icons of England.

Besides he has also written introductions and forward for books like A Twist of Lemmon: A Tribute to My Father by Christopher Lemmon, Minik: The New York Eskimo by Kenn harper, and The Old Vic: The Story of a Great Theatre from Kean to Olivier to Spacey by Terry Coleman.

Kevin Spacey Career

Spacey started his career by doing small roles in theater. As his parents were involved in a stage play he was attracted to the art form from childhood.

He appeared in Boardway plays like Ghosts, The Misanthrope and Hurlyburly, Sleuth, and The Seagull.

Spacey then tried his luck in television through the show called Crime Stories.

He then instantly got hook on the newfound art form and started foraying into movies.

Even though acting in minor roles before, Spacey’s major film role came in the movie See no Evil, Hear No Evil which was released in 1989.

He then didn’t need to turn back as he started appearing in critically and commercially successful movies.

Kevin Spacey as serial killer Jon Doe in movie Se7en
Kevin Spacey as serial killer Jon Doe in movie Se7en

Some of his high grossing movies are Superman Returns, A Bug’s Life, American Beauty, Se7en, Baby Driver, and Horrible Bosses.

His most memorable character was a serial killer named Jon Doe in the movie Se7en.

His character in Se7en has been a cult classic and still remains the most iconic antagonist in movies.

Kevin Spacey Controversy & Sexual Allegations

Spacey’s life hasn’t been aloof from controversies, he was constantly in news for several allegations made against him.

A 14-year-old boy accused Spacey of making sexual advances towards him in 1986 when Spacey was 26 years old.

The news broke in 2017 and Spacey was instantly criticized for his behavior.

Spacey in his defense blamed alcohol for the happening and also did came out as gay in a public statement.

Spacey's public statement regarding the sexual allegations
Spacey’s public statement regarding the sexual allegations

More news started to pour into the surface of similar sexual misconduct from 15 different people, all pointing their fingers against Spacey.

These allegations had a deep impact on his career as well.

His breakout performance in the television series House of Cards was shortened to just eight episodes due to the allegations.

Also, many movies were later reshot removing the part of Spacey where he had already acted.

The movie which Spacey had already signed also went to other actors.

Similarly, his movie releasing also faced several backlashes.

The situation got worse when in 2019 total of 3 people who had ties with Spacey in the sexual allegation died.

All the cases of sexual assault and misconduct are closed with no major penalty for the actor.

3 Facts about Kevin Spacey

  • Spacey came into the field of acting due to his love and due affection towards Sherlock Holmes.
  • Kevin wanted to be a stand-up comedian when he was in high school. He used to impersonate popular artists and his friends.
  • Even being in his 50s Spacey still enjoys watching WWE and is also a fan of the show and superstars.

FAQs

What is the total net worth of Kevin Spacey?

The Se7en antagonist actor Kevin Spacey has a total net worth of $100 million.

Why was Kevin Spacey removed from House of Cards?

Kevin Spacey was bombarded with allegations of sexual misconduct from different persons due to which Netflix decided to shorten its original show House of Cards to 8 episodes and removed Spacey from future projects.

What is Kevin Spacey doing now?

Even though facing allegations and boycotts from Hollywood Spacey is slowly returning to his acting job. His upcoming movie is The Man Who Drew God.

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