Damian Lewis Net Worth
Who is Damian Lewis
Damian Lewis is a well-known actor and producer from England. He is popular both in England as well as the United States.
Lewis was born in John’s wood, London in the year 1971. His father John Watcyn Lewis worked at Lloyds. His maternal grandfather was a Lord Mayor of London.
He studied at Ashdown House School. He also went to Guidhall school Music and Drama. During his childhood he has visited the US many times. It was on one of the occasions that he developed an interest for acting.
Lewis worked as a Telemarketer for sometime but did not have job satisfaction.
Lewis first put his acting skills to test first at the Royal Shakespeare Company. There he starred in various Shakespeare and Ibsen’s plays. He returned to theatre in December 2009 with The Misanthrope at the Comedy Theatre, London.
He debuted on the big screen with the movie “Micky Love”.
He started his career in the US with Stephen King’s Dream Catcher. He bagged the role of Manhattanite, a mentally unstable man in search of his daughter, in the movie Keane.
His other notable film assignments include “The Baker”, “The Escapist”, “Ocean’s eleven” and Will.
Lewis started acting on TV and his work in The Forsyte Saga on ITV became very popular.
He acted as Jeffrey Archer in the show called Jeffrey Archer: The Truth. He worked in Stephen Poliakoff’s show Friends and Crocodiles on BBC. He has been a guest on the BBC show Have I Got News for You many times.
On US Television his work includes “Life” which won the 2008 AFI Award. He has worked in the miniseries “Band of Brothers”. He acted as Gunnery Sergeant Nicholas Brody in the show “Homeland” that premiered in Showtime from 2011 to 2013. He is presently on the popular Showtime series “Billions” as Billionaire Bobby Axelrod.
He acted as British Prime Minister on the BBC Radio 4 show Number 10
In 2013, he was the narrator for the interactive “The Love Book App” that was developed by Allie Byrne Esiri.
Life History of Damian Lewis
Lewis married to actress Helen McCrory on 4th July, 2007. They are blessed with a son, Gulliver and daughter, Manon.
Lewis shifted with his family Los Angeles n 2007 to act in NBC show Life. Later he shifted back to North London in 2009.
Lewis supports Liverpool Football Club. He represented England in Soccer Aid and Europe in All Star Cup to collect funds for charity.
He is an ambassador for Christian Aid Charity. He also patronizes Scene & Heard, a London Based charity for children.
Lewis was honored as officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services towards drama.
Awards and Recognition
Damian received a Golden Globe nomination for his role in Band of Brothers. Till date he has won 3 Primetime nominations and four Golden Globe nominations.
Though he missed this award for other TV series, he bagged it for Showtime’s “Homeland”. His role in this popular miniseries also fetched him a Primetime Emmy Award.
Net worth of Damian Lewis
Net worth of Damian Lewis is $14 million. His income accrues from TV and Film acting assignments in England and the United States.