The year 2021 was a big one for Paul Bettany. After appearing in a number of Marvel movies, he finally had his first leading role in WandaVision on Disney+.
Of course, this surely bagged him a lot of moolah, so how much is he worth today? As part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and doing other equally high-profile movies, you can expect Paul Bettany to be worth millions.
The Story of Paul Bettany’s Career
Paul Bettany is one of the big names in Hollywood. He has appeared in a number of highest-grossing movies, playing high-profile characters.
However, he is more known for playing the role of Vision and being the voice of J.A.R.V.I.S. in MCU films. So, how did he end up here?
According to CheatSheet, the 50-year-old star started his career by doing TV roles in the 1990s. From here, he eventually began doing movies and broke into the mainstream in 2001 when he played the role of Geoffrey Chaucer, opposite Heath Ledger, in A Knight’s Tale.
It was a lucky year for him as he also appeared in Ron Howard’s A Beautiful Mind, which was a very successful movie. He then became part of another blockbuster film The Da Vinci Code, followed by Master and Commander and Wimbledon.
Come 2008, he debuted in MCU as J.A.R.V.I.S.’s voice in Iron Man and reprised the role in Iron Man 2, The Avengers, Iron Man 3 and he was finally introduced as Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron.
He was then seen as Vision in Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War, which both earned more than $1 billion in the worldwide box office. He then did WandaVision with Elizabeth Olsen.
The other movies he made are Solo: A Star Wars Story, Margin Call, Priest Legend and Uncle Frank. With these works, he is reportedly worth $50 million, which he shares with his wife, Jennifer Connelly.
Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly’s Love Story
Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly both work hard to be where they are today. But behind their successful careers, their love story is one for the books.
The two met when they made A Beautiful Mind, per Celebrity Net Worth. A long relationship began that ended in marriage in 2003.
But long before they laid eyes on each other, the actor had already had a crush on his now-wife since he was 15. He first saw her as a child actor in Once Upon a Time in America and Labyrinth.
So when they first met, it was a dream come true. The 51-year-old actress’ arrival in her now-husband’s life happened in the most important moment.
He was struggling with depression and drug addiction at the time. Though they didn’t quickly jump on a relationship when they did a movie together, the September 11 attack paved the way for them to talk.
Paul Bettany had the urge to check on Jennifer Connelly back then. He then had the guts to ask her out and, of course, she said yes, and the rest was history.
The two tied the knot in 2003 and they now have two kids.
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