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All About Irish Hollywood Actor Liam Neeson's Career: His Movies, Earnings, and Net Worth

Updated On 25 Jun, 2018 Published On

The life of Hollywood actor Liam Neeson has been through several ups and downs. The actor was born to lower class family. His father was a school caretaker and his mother was a cook. Growing up in such a family and adjusting in the glitz and glamour of Hollywood was not easy for Neeson.

The actor's life is quite interesting to pick in to glance upon. If you want to know his journey and his earnings from his career, you got to stick with us. 

Liam's Profession, And Career Struggles

Born to a lower class family Liam used to work as a forklift operator for Guinness. Later on, he worked as truck driver, assistant architect, and an amateur boxer. He also worked as a teacher at St. Mary's Teaching College, Newcastle.

After years of hardship, he realized that he was not made up for all these kinds of stuff. Finally, in the year 1976, Neeson joined theatre in order to learn acting. He made his acting debut from a play "The Risen people".

CAPTION: Liam Neeson
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After two years of continuous involvement in Belfast Lyric Players' Theater, he moved to Dublin's Abbey Theater where he performed classics. During his play at the theater, he was spotted by director John Boorman. 

Boorman asked him to play the role of Sir Gawain in his movie "Excalibur". Liam agreed to his contract and he started his career as an actor in the very movie.

CAPTION: Liam Neeson in his movie "Excalibur"
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Liam appeared in a handful of movies in the 1980 and 1990's. Over the time, he has appeared in movies like The Bounty, The Mission, A woman of Substance, Duet for One, The Good Mother, Satisfaction, High Spirits

Likewise, in 1993, Liam was picked by Steven Spielberg to play Oskar Schindler in the movie Schindler's List. He won Neeson Academy Award, BAFTA, and Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor for the movie.

Liam's Net Worth and Annual Earnings

The actor has the net worth of $85 million. A major part of his net worth is an outcome of his appearances on various movies.

Reportedly, he was provided with the sum of $20 million for Taken 3. Similarly, he earned $5 million from Taken 1 and around $15 million for Taken 2.

 

Moreover, Liam's continuous appearance in movies has given rise to his net worth drastically. His movies have grossly netted around $5.7 billion at the box office which gradually profits him.

The actor lives in the luxurious home set on 16 acres of land in Newyork. He also has a wide collection of cars and luxuries.