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What is Colin Farrell’s Net Worth?

Colin Farrell Net Worth

Colin Farrell is an Irish actor known for his intense and well-chosen roles and his struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. He made his acting debut in “The War Zone”, and has had roles in many other film productions, including “The Lobster”, “In Bruges”, “A Home at the End of The World” and “Horrible Bosses”.

What is Colin Farrell’s net worth?

At the time this article is written, the Irish actor Colin Farrell has a net worth of $80 million.

Colin Farrell’s Earnings

  • American Outlaws: $2 million
  • Miami Vice: $10 million
  • Hart’s War: $2.5 million
  • Alexander: $10 million
  • Minority Report: $2.5 million
  • The Recruit: $5 million
  • A.W.T.: $8 million
  • Total Earnings: $40 million

Childhood and teenage years

Colin Farrell was born on May 31, 1976, in Castleknock, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. He has three siblings, an older brother, Eamon Jr., and two sisters, Claudine and Catherine. His parents are Rita and Eamon Farrell.

His father played football and ran a health food store, which is why Colin Farrell was long said to have inherited his father’s athletic physique, and as a child, many expected him to follow in his footsteps.

On the contrary, it became obvious that in front of the camera is his chosen one, especially after he was fascinated by Henry Thomas’ highly emotional performance in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. He was then encouraged by his older brother to attend The Gaiety School of Acting.

Career beginning

Colin Farrell soon dropped out of acting school after being discovered and cast in a BBC television show, “Ballykissangel” in 1998. He made his film debut in “The War Zone” (1999), directed by Tim Roth. He appeared in other television series and independent films until he got his big break in 2000s “Tigerland”. His road to stardom came with a succession of films.


Colin Farrell’s first leading role came with the psychological thriller “Phone Booth” in 2002. It was closely followed by the spy film “The Recruit” opposite his hero, Al Pacino. He also appeared in other successful films such as S.W.A.T. (2003); played a villain in the superhero film “Dare Devil” (2003); starred in “Intermission” (2003) and “Alexander” (2004); appeared in “Miami Vice” (2006).

He developed a growing popularity in Hollywood among writers and directors. His role in “In Bruges” (2008) earned him his first Golden Globe.

Colin Farrell continued to appear in various films such as the comedy-horror “Fright Night” (2011) or the sci-fi action film “Total Recall” (2012). In 2015, he began playing the role of detective Ray Velcoro in the HBO series, “True Detective”. His most recent films are the sci-fi romantic thriller “The Lobster” (2015), the fantasy film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (2016), the live-action Tim Burton of “Dumb” (2019), and the Steven McQueen thriller, “Widows” (2018).

Real estate

Colin Farrell purchased a house in LA’s Los Feliz neighborhood in 2006 for $4.3 million. In March 2023 he sold this house for $5.3 million. In the same period of time, he purchased another mansion in Los Feliz for $5.9 million.

Charitable works

Colin Farrell, along with other celebrities, was the spokesperson for the Special Olympics World Games in Shanghai, China.

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In 2012, the actor, whose older brother was openly gay, was part of the anti-bullying campaign organized by the Irish LGBT youth organization BeLonG To. It was called, Stand Up!

He is also an official ambassador for the Homeless World Cup.

Private life

Colin Farrell CloseupAs a young celebrity, Colin Farrell led a very troubled life. He had a reputation as a Casanova and was nicknamed Lothario. In 2003, he was named by People’s Magazine as one of the fifty most beautiful people and the sixth sexiest man alive.

In terms of relationships, he was rumored to be married to English actress Amelia Warner, but he denied those rumors. They met when she was 19 and reportedly married on a beach, but the actor later revealed that it was not a legal marriage.

He had a year-long relationship with British writer Emma Forest. He also had relationships with singer Britney Spears and actresses Angelina Jolie and Demi Moore, among others.

His first son, James Padraig Farrell, was born in 2003, from his relationship with American model Kim Bordenave. His second son, Henry Tadeusz Farrell, was born to Alicja Bachleda-Curuś, with whom he co-starred in the 2009 romantic film “Ondine”.

His first son, James Farrell, has a rare genetic disorder he was born with called Angelman syndrome. It is said to cause difficulty in speech and some motor functions and to make him prone to convulsions. Colin Farrell now spends most of his time taking care of his kids and being a typical annoying dad.


Colin Farrell is one of the Hollywood actors who has not escaped the obsessions of fans. He was stalked in 2006 by a hotline operator, Dessarae Bradford. He successfully obtained a restraining order against her. She also made threats of lawsuits aimed at extorting him. None of the attempts failed due to lack of evidence.

In the same year, the Irish actor filed a lawsuit against his ex-girlfriend, Playboy model Nicole Narain. He claimed that she tried to distribute a thirteen-minute sex tape they had made in 2003. She intended to make money from it and ruin his career.

The biggest controversy of Colin Farrell’s career was his collapse due to recreational and prescription drug abuse. He was heavily criticized during this period and his career was threatened. But luckily, Colin Farrell knew where and when to stop, he went to rehab and emerged triumphant from this ordeal.

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