$50 Million Net Worth
Spanish film actor, director, producer and singer ANTONIO BANDERAS has a net worth of $50 million dollars. He was widely recognized for his performance and appearances in Spanish language films directed by Pedro Almodóvar also for his Hit Hollywood films like “Interview with the Vampire”” Philadelphia “and “The Mask of zorro”
He was born on August 10,1960 in Malaga, Andalucía ,Spain to Jose Antonio Domingue Banderas. Banderas longed to become a football player as a child but he could not make it as he suffered a broken leg. Eventually he took some drama classes and joined a theatre group that toured across Spain. Prior to Becoming a famous Hollywood star.
Antonio Banderas Career
Banderas caught the attention of the Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar after a number of his early projects. Almodóvar is primarily responsible for jumpstarting Banderas Career by launching him his debut film” Labyrinth of passion” in 1982.Five years later he played a role of a gay in his the movie,” Law of Desire” .In this movie he had to do his first male-male on screen kiss. Also in 1986 Banderas appeared in the movie “ Matador” directed by Almodóvar.
Banderas performed his breakthrough role in the controversial comedy” Tie me up! Tie me down! In 1990 he played the role of Love-struck Kidnapper directed by Almodóvar.
He was further exposed to the American Audiences as a object of Madonna’s Lust in her documentary “ Truth or Dare” in 1991
Banderas saw his Hollywood debut in the drama “The Mambo Kings”1992.Although he spoke very little English. He got more recognition as not just a pretty face to American Audiences as Tom Hanks’ devoted Lover in the Academy Award -Winning AIDS drama” Philadelphia 1993.He played the role alongside Brad Pitt in the high profile Adaptation of “Interview with the Vampire” following his wide recognition.
He played as an action hero in Rodriguez Action film, “Desperado” in 1995 and “Assassins same year.He also played an iconic role alongside Madonna in 1996 in the Movie “Evita”. In the year 1998 he starred opposite Catherine zeta jones in “The Mask of Zorro”. In 1999 he starred in “ The 13th warrior.” He entered the world of directing with “Crazy in Alabama” in 1999 which is a comedy-drama starring his former wife Melanie Griffith. He was cast opposite Angelina Jolie in “Original sin” and the next year he played lead roles in the films like “Emme Fatale” and “Frida. In 2003,he returned to musicals in the Broadway revival of “nine”
In the year 2001 .He also starred in several family features like Rodriguez’s popular spy kids and a animation hit Shrek 2 (2004) as well as its sequels. He directed his second film” El Camino de Los Inglese’s”
After a gap of Two decades, he joined again with Almodóvar in the psychological thriller The Skin I Live in (2011).Which is known till date as one of his strongest works. In 2018 he reunited with Pedro Almodóvar and appeared opposite Penelope Cruz in the Spanish Film “ pain and Glory”. On May 25, 2019 he won Best Actor at Cannes Film Festival ,and was later nominated for an Oscar film. He became one of the greatest leading men in Hollywood for his upcoming film “Uncharted” as a handsome, charismatic, Men in the Industry. In 2005 he received a star on the Hollywood walk Fame.
From 1987-1996 He was married to Spanish Actress Ana Leza.He dated Malanie Griffith while shooting for “Too Much”. They married in 1996 in London. In September 1996 they had a daughter by name Stella del Carmen Banderas. They divorced in 2015. He resides in England near Cobham surrey as of 2016.
Banderas survived a major heart attack on jan 26 2017. He was implanted with three stents in his arteries. He was also tested positive for COVID-19 during the pandemic in Spain in August 2020.
He entered into Business world apart from his acting career. He owns half of a winery in Burgos ,Spain called Anta Banderas. He has over ten years working experience in the perfume industry. He launched his own brands called Blue seduction for men and women.
Antonio and Melanie’s Divorce is some what civil.Antonio agreed to pay for their daughter Stella’s expenses through her 19th birthday
Melanie received a total of six cars whereas Antonio kept two.Antonio agreed to pay $65000 per month as spousal support.
At the time of divorce they sold their LA Property for $16million in 2015.
spread out in 15000 square foot and sits on 1.5 acres of land.Banderas and Griffith constructed their dream mansion after selling their $4.2 million property and another property worth $1.2
They rented their Aspen retreat for $65000 as they could not found a buyer. They accepted $4 million for the Aspen House which they intended to sell for $10 million. He owns a house in spain and a property in Surrey in England.
Аwаrdѕ & Асhіеvеmеntѕ
- Еurореаn Fіlm Аwаrdѕ Аudіеnсе Аwаrd fоr Веѕt Асtоr (Тhе Маѕk of Zоrrо).
- Еurореаn Fіlm Асаdеmу Асhіеvеmеnt іn Wоrld Сіnеmа Аwаrd (Сrаzу іn Аlаbаmа).
- АLМА Аwаrd fоr Оutѕtаndіng Dіrесtоr оf а Fеаturе Fіlm (Сrаzу іn Аlаbаmа).
- АLМА Аwаrd fоr Іnduѕtrу Ехсеllеnсе, 2002.
- Оutеr Сrіtісѕ Сіrсlе Аwаrd fоr Оutѕtаndіng Асtоr іn а Мuѕісаl (Nіnе).
- GLAAD Меdіа Vanguard Award, 2004.
- АLМА Аwаrd fоr Fаvоrіtе Моvіе Асtоr (Yоu Wіll Мееt а Таll Dаrk Ѕtrаngеr).
- Nаtіоnаl Fіlm Аwаrd, 2017.
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