In the late 1970s, Pierce met love of his life Cassandra Harris. Cassandra Harris was an actress from Australia. She was beautiful and lovely lady and he fell in love with him at a first site. They began their love life in the late 1970s and they finally got married on 27th of December 1980. As a loving husband and wife, they lived a happy married life. This beautiful married life ended at the end of 1991 after she died of ovarian cancer on 28th of December 1991.
In 1994, while Pierce was in Mexico, he met Keely Shaye Smith. Keely Shaye Smith is a multi talented lady; she is a glamour model, actress, journalist and an author from United States. They had romantic love life for several years and they finally got married on 4th of August 2001. His nationality is Irish.
Pierce's father left his family when he was just four years old and his mother moved to London the same year to pursue her career as a nurse. Later on he was raised by his grandparents who are named Philip and Kathleen Smith. When he was aged 11 years old, he watched the James Bond movie Goldfinger. He was also raised in London where he attended Elliott School. He dreamed to be a painter when he was in his mid teens and then he joined Saint Martin's School of Art where he took painting classes. Later on he became fascinated in acting and began learning acting in Drama Centre London. He graduated from there in 1975. Before he made his acting debut, he worked at York Theatre Royal as its acting assistant stage manager. He made his acting debut in the mid 1970s by appearing in Wait Until Dark. He also appeared in the play The Red Devil Battery Sign where he starred the role of McCabe. In the early 1980s, he was seen in the movies like The Long Good Friday and The Mirror Crack'd. Till date he has appeared in several movies and TV show. He got his rise in fame in the early 1980s after he began portraying the role of Alias Remington Steele in an American television series Remington Steele. In 1995, he played the role of James Bond in the seventeenth spy film in the James Bond series GoldenEye. For this role, he earned the salary of $4,000,000. His net worth is $80 Million.