Alan Rickman Net Worth
|Net Worth||$16 Million|
|Full Name||Alan Rickman|
|Date of Birth||Feb 21, 1946|
Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman is an English actor and theater director with a net worth of $16 million. Alan Rickman gained his net worth by being a stage actor. Rickman was born in Hammersmith, London where he worked in small theater productions at the Royal Court Theatre. Rickman has appeared in the Harry Potter films as Professor Snape.Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (born 21 February 1946) is an English actor of stage and screen. He is a renowned stage actor in modern and classical productions and a former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. His breakout performance was as the Vicomte de Valmont in Les Liaisons Dangereuses, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award. Rickman is known for his film performances as Hans Gruber in Die Hard, Severus Snape in the Harry Potter film series, ‘Eamon de Valera in Michael Collins, and Metatron in Dogma.
Rickman has also had a number of other notable film roles such as the Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Jamie in Truly, Madly, Deeply, P.L. O’Hara in An Awfully Big Adventure and Colonel Brandon in Ang Lee’s 1995 film Sense and Sensibility. More recently, he played Judge Turpin in the film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s musical of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Rickman was born in South Hammersmith, London, to a working class family, the son of Margaret Doreen Rose (n’ee Bartlett), a housewife, and Bernard Rickman, a factory worker. Rickman’s mother was from Wales and a Methodist, and his father was of Irish Catholic background. He has one elder brother, David (b. 1944), a graphic designer, a younger brother, Michael (b. 1947), a tennis coach, and a younger sister, Sheila (b. 1949). Rickman attended Derwentwater Primary School, in Acton, a school that followed the Montessori method of education.
When he was eight, his father died, leaving his mother to bring up four children mostly alone. She married again, but divorced his stepfather after three years. “There was one love in her life,” Rickman later said. Rickman excelled at calligraphy and watercolour painting, and from Derwentwater Junior School he won a scholarship to Latymer Upper School in London, where he started getting involved in drama.