The “Genius” movie profiles Scribner book editor Max Perkins, who oversaw the careers of literary giants F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe. In theaters June 10, the “Genius” cast includes veteran actors like Nicole Kidman, Jude Law, Guy Pearce, Colin Firth and Dominic West.
Here’s a look at the cast of the “Genius” movie, their careers and net worths.
Nicole Kidman Net Worth: $130 Million
One of the highest-paid actors in the world, Nicole Kidman has a net worth of $130 million. In “Genius,” she plays early 20th-century costume designer Aline Bernstein.
The actress’ resume includes some of the biggest movies of her generation, including “Eyes Wide Shut,” “Days of Thunder,” “Batman Forever” and “Moulin Rouge!” She won an Oscar for Best Actress for “The Hours” and was nominated for two others, one for “Rabbit Hole” and another for “Moulin Rouge!” She also won three Golden Globes and was nominated for six others.
Nicole Kidman has four other up-and-coming projects: “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” and “Lion,” due out in 2016, and “The Beguiled” and the TV series “Big Little Lies,” both due out in 2017.
Jude Law Net Worth: $45 Million
Jude Law, who has an estimated net worth of $45 million, plays Thomas Wolfe, one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. With 60 credits dating back to the late 1980s, Jude Law’s movies include critical and commercial successes, such as “Enemy at the Gates,” “Contagion” and “The Aviator.”
The actor is rumored to return as Dr. Watson in “Sherlock Holmes 3” and will appear in “Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur” in 2017. He has been nominated for two Academy Awards and three Golden Globes.
Colin Firth Net Worth: $25 Million
A veteran English actor whose career spans more than three decades, Colin Firth has a net worth of $25 million. With nearly 80 acting credits, his resume includes “The King’s Speech,” “Shakespeare in Love” and “Kingsman: The Secret Service.”
He plays Max Perkins in “Genius” and has three other movies in the works for 2016 and 2017: “Deep Water,” “Bridget Jones’s Baby” and “Kingsman: The Golden Circle.” Firth has both won and been nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe, and has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy.
Guy Pearce Net Worth: $8 Million
Guy Pearce, who plays “The Great Gatsby” author F. Scott Fitzgerald in “Genius,” has a net worth of $8 million. The veteran English actor has credits dating back to 1986 and played roles in acclaimed films such as in 2016.
Pearce is part of two upcoming television projects, “When We Rise” and “Jack Irish,” as well as two movies, “Flammable Children” and “Brimstone.” He won a Primetime Emmy in 2011 for “Mildred Pierce” and was nominated for a Golden Globe in 2012.
Dominic West Net Worth: $8 Million
Although Dominic West had more than one dozen acting credits to his name before playing Detective Jimmy McNulty in “The Wire,” the actor is best known for his role in the widely-celebrated HBO crime drama that aired between 2002 and 2008.
Dominic West, who has a net worth of $8 million, plays acclaimed writer Ernest Hemingway in “Genius.” The actor has been nominated for two Golden Globes. He plays the voice of Rudder in “Finding Dory.”
“Genius” explores the lives of some of the most successful and celebrated writers of the 20th century — and they are portrayed by some of the most acclaimed and wealthy actors of this generation.
All net worth figures are according to CelebrityNetWorth.com unless otherwise noted.