Cillian Murphy Net Worth - Salary Per Episode From Peaky Blinders

BY PALISTHA Updated on 16 March, 2021

Cillian Murphy Net Worth
$15 million

Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor.

Birth Name Cillian Murphy
Birth place Douglas, Cork, Ireland
Profession Actor and Singer
Nationality Irish
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Hair Color Brown

Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor who began his acting journey in theatre and short and independent films in the late 1990s. He has since appeared in numerous acting projects in England as well as in the US and gained a massive fan following around the world.

Cillian Murphy's net worth is estimated at $15 million. He has amassed his wealth from his career as an actor and a musician. His popularity, as well as his fortune, hiked, even more, when he was featured in Peaky Blinders, a TV series.

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Cillian Murphy Net Worth And Earnings

Aforementioned, Cillian Murphy's net worth is approximately calculated to be $15 million. He is well-known for portraying the character of Thomas Shelby in the TV series, Peaky Blinders, alongside Paul Anderson and Helen McCrory, who has an estimated net worth of $5 million herself.

Income From Music Career

As a child, Murphy was highly interested in music and wanted to pursue a career as a musician. He spent his late teens and early twenties making music and playing guitar in various bands alongside his brother, Páidi Murphy. The duo was offered a record deal by Acid Jazz Records but couldn't sign because Páidi was still in secondary school.

While the talented pair didn't continue their path in music, Cillian continues to be a part of the industry and has performed his songs in his hit television show Peaky Blinders. In addition to this, he has also worked as the DJ on BBC Radio 6 Music. Earnings from the few works he has done in the music department might have helped increase Cillian Murphy's net worth to some extend.

Income From Acting

After leaving behind his music dreams, Murphy tried his hand in acting, and first starred in the movie Sweety Barrett. His earliest notable role was in the film 28 Days Later, and since then, he has played varying characters in movies that have gained massive recognition from the audience and critics. Some of these films and their box-office collection are given below:

Movies Worldwide Collection
28 Days Later $85.7M
Girl With a Pearl Earring $33M
Batman Begins $378M
Red Eye $96.25M
Inception $829.8M
In the Heart of the Sea $93.92M
Transcendence $103M
Free Fire $3.71M

As seen above, many of the movies that the Irish actor was a part of, earned millions on the box-office. As a crucial part of these films, Murphy's salary, as well as the amount of bonus he earned from them, must have been grand.

In addition to movies, Cillian has also been a part of many television series. His most notable television character is Tommy Shelby in the show, Peaky Blinders. This series has gained a massive reception so, it leads to the conclusion that Cillian Murphy's salary per episode in this show must be promising.

Cillian Murphy and TV series

Similarly, the other TV shows Cillian Murphy starred in are Hollywood In éirinn, The Way We Live Now, and Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on Earth. Cillian Murphy must have clustered up a satisfying amount of cash from the mentioned TV shows.

All the hard work and progress he did in his career to become successful in the entertainment industry has undoubtedly paid off and has led to Cillian Murphy's net worth to be $15 million.

Lifestyle And Assets

Murphy is probably enjoying a lavish lifestyle with his million dollars net worth with his wife Yvonne McGuinness and two children. The family previously lived in London and then moved back to Dublin in 2015. Murphy spent $1.92 million (€1.7M) on a beautiful home in Dublin in 2015. Before moving back to Dublin, the Murphy family lived in London for fourteen years.

While the talented actor lives a lavish lifestyle, he has not forgotten his roots and frequently gives back to society. He has actively participated in various campaigns like rights for homeless people and the Rock the Vote Ireland campaign.


  • Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, Ireland, on May 25, 1976.
  • He is the oldest among his four siblings. 
  • He married his wife, Yvonne McGuinness, in 2004 and has two children named Malachy Murphy and Aran Murphy.
  • He is a Golden Globe nominee and has been nominated at the Irish Film and Television Awards six times.

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Published on 20 August, 2019

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