Antonio Banderas net worth 2024: Biography, age, spouse, movies, kids, height

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Antonio Banderas’s 2024 net worth is $55 Million

Antonio Banderas net worth 2024

Antonio Banderas is a famous actor, director, producer, and singer from Spain. He’s known for his roles in movies and has about $55 million as his total earnings.

Banderas started acting in Spanish films, especially working with a well-known director named Pedro Almodóvar on movies like “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” and “Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!”. These early roles showed that he had a lot of talent and people started noticing him outside of Spain.

Later on, he moved to Hollywood and acted in different kinds of movies. In the early 1990s, he became well-known for his roles in films like “Philadelphia” and “The Mambo Kings“.

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He became even more famous with action movies like “Desperado” and “The Mask of Zorro”. But he didn’t only do action movies, he also acted in dramas, musicals, and comedies.

Besides acting, Banderas also lent his voice to a character in the “Shrek” movies. He played a cat called Puss in Boots, which people loved so much that it got its movie.

Antonio Banderas’s Early Life

Antonio Banderas was born as José Antonio Domínguez Banderas on August 10, 1960, in Málaga, Andalucia, Spain. Before he became a big Hollywood actor, he wanted to be a professional soccer player. Unfortunately, he couldn’t pursue that dream because he broke his foot. Instead, he started taking drama classes and later joined a theater group that traveled around Spain.

Antonio Banderas Career

Antonio Banderas Career

After doing some early projects, Antonio Banderas got noticed by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar. Almodóvar is mainly credited with kickstarting Banderas’s career. He cast him in his first film “Labyrinth of Passion” in 1982, and then in “Law of Desire” five years later.

Banderas made headlines with his performance as a gay man in that movie, which included his first onscreen kiss with another man. In 1986, Banderas also appeared in Almodovar’s film “Matador.”

Banderas gained international attention playing a love-struck kidnapper in Pedro Almodóvar’s controversial comedy “Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!” in 1990. This breakthrough role helped him transition into Hollywood.

He introduced himself to American audiences as Madonna’s love interest in her documentary “Truth or Dare” in 1991. Despite not speaking much English at the time, Banderas made his Hollywood acting debut in the drama “The Mambo Kings” in 1992.

He gained widespread recognition for his role as Tom Hanks’ devoted lover in the Academy Award-winning AIDS drama “Philadelphia” in 1993. This helped him prove that he was more than just a pretty face. Following this success, he landed a role in the high-profile adaptation of “Interview with The Vampire” alongside Brad Pitt.

Antonio Banderas net worth 2024

Already in demand, Banderas became an action hero in hits like Robert Rodriguez’s “Desperado” in 1995 and “Assassins” the same year. He starred alongside Madonna in the iconic role of Che in “Evita” in 1996. Banderas gained even more recognition as the lead swordsman in “The Mask of Zorro” in 1998, opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones. In 1999, he starred in “The 13th Warrior.”

While pursuing his acting career, he also ventured into directing with “Crazy in Alabama” in 1999, a comedy-drama starring his former wife Melanie Griffith. In 2001, he starred with Angelina Jolie in “Original Sin” and took lead roles in “Femme Fatale” and “Frida” the following year. In 2003, he returned to musicals to critical acclaim in the Broadway revival of “Nine.”

Antonio also appeared in several family features, such as Rodriguez’s popular “Spy Kids” franchise (2001) and the hit animation “Shrek 2” (2004), as well as its sequels. He reprised his role as Zorro in “The Legend of Zorro” in 2005. In 2006, he starred in “Take the Lead” and directed his second film “El Camino de Los Ingleses.”

After a break of two decades, Antonio Banderas teamed up again with Almodóvar for the psychological thriller “The Skin I Live In” in 2011, which some consider to be his best work yet. In 2018, he starred alongside Penelope Cruz in the Spanish film “Pain and Glory,” reuniting him with Pedro Almodovar. Banderas won the Best Actor award at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival for his performance and later received an Oscar nomination for the film.

In March 2020, it was announced that he was cast in the upcoming film “Uncharted.” Known for his talent, good looks, and charm, Antonio Banderas is rightfully regarded as one of the top leading men in Hollywood. He was honored with a Hollywood Walk of Fame star in 2005.

Antonio Banderas’s Bio

Antonio banderas Full NameJosé Antonio Domínguez Banderas
Born10 August 1960 (age 63 years), Málaga, Spain
Antonio banderas ParentsAntonio banderas Mother Name: Ana Banderas Gallego
Antonio banderas Father Name: José Domínguez Prieto
SpouseMelanie Griffith (m. 1996–2015), Ana Leza (m. 1987–1996)
KidsStella Banderas
Antonio Banderas OccupationActor – Filmmaker
Years Active 1982 – Present
Antonio banderas height5ft 8 ½ (174 cm)
ReligionRoman Catholic
Antonio Banderas’s Zodiac SignAries
LanguagesSpanish, English
Antonio Banderas Net worth$55 Millions

Personal Life

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Banderas was married to Spanish actress Ana Leza from 1987 to 1996.

He started dating Melanie Griffith while filming “Too Much.” They got married in London in May 1996 and have a daughter, Stella del Carmen Banderas, born in September 1996. They divorced in 2015. As of 2016, Banderas lives in England near Cobham, Surrey.

Antonio Banderas Melanie Griffith Divorce Settlement

Antonio Banderas Melanie Griffith Divorce Settlement

Antonio and Melanie’s divorce was relatively calm. They mainly argued about their properties. In the end, Antonio agreed to take care of their daughter Stella’s expenses until she turned 19 and even agreed to cover her college and graduate school costs.

They decided to share the money they earned from entertainment projects until May 31, 2014. Interestingly, they agreed to keep the money they earned from their projects between May 1998 and December 2003.

Each of them got a Porsche and a Picasso painting, but Melanie got six cars while Antonio kept only two.

Antonio also agreed to give Melanie $780,000 every year as spousal support, which is like financial help after a divorce, and $65,000 per month for a certain number of years.

Antonio Banderas’s Daughter Stella Banderas

Antonio Banderas's Daughter Stella Banderas

Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith share a daughter named Stella del Carmen Banderas, born on September 24, 1996. Stella made her onscreen debut alongside Griffith in Banderas’ first film as a director, “Crazy in Alabama” (1999). Their philanthropic efforts earned them the Stella Adler Angel Award in 2002 for their dedication to various charitable causes.

Antonio Banderas’s Heart Attack

Antonio Banderas's Heart Attack

Back in 2009, Banderas had surgery to remove a non-cancerous tumor from his back.

Then in March 2017, at the Málaga Film Festival, he surprised everyone by revealing that he’d had a heart attack on January 26, 2017. But don’t worry, he assured everyone it wasn’t too serious and didn’t cause any lasting harm. After the heart attack scare, he had surgery to put three stents in his arteries to help his heart stay healthy.

Reflecting on these events during a Fresh Air interview in September 2019, Banderas shared how they changed his outlook on life. He explained, “It made me stop and think about who I am and what’s truly important. Some might think I’m crazy, but honestly, it’s one of the best things that’s ever happened to me.”

Banderas Perfume and Wine

Antonio Banderas wine

Apart from his acting career, Banderas is active in the business world. He co-owns half of a winery in Burgos, Spain named Anta Banderas. He’s also been involved in the perfume industry for over a decade, collaborating with fragrance and beauty company Puig. Together, they’ve successfully marketed several fragrances. In 2007, Banderas launched his fragrance lines, Blue Seduction for Men and Blue Seduction for Women.

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Antonio Banderas Salary Highlights


Antonio earned $4 million for his role in the 1996 film “Evita” and $12 million for his role in the 2001 film “The Body.”

Antonio Banderas Net Worth and Real Estate

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In 2002, Melanie and Antonio bought a 12-acre property in Aspen, Colorado, for $3.5 million. This property included a 7,400-square-foot mansion. During their divorce, Melanie got the mansion. In 2015, she tried to sell it for $10 million but later decided to split the property into two parts. She sold a 10-acre piece in 2017 for $2.24 million and the remaining two acres, including the mansion, for $4 million in 2019.

Their divorce also led to selling their former mansion in Los Angeles. They purchased the original lot in Hancock Park in the late 1990s for $4.2 million. A year later, they bought an adjacent lot for $1.3 million. They demolished the property on the second lot to create a large estate spanning one and a half acres. The mansion was 15,000 square feet and featured a grand foyer, a formal sitting room, a wood-paneled library, and tile flooring throughout the kitchen and dining room. The house had 13 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a two-story banquet hall, hand-stenciled ceilings, four fireplaces, and an elevator. They sold this mansion for $16 million in 2015 to Netflix executive Ted Sarandos.

In 2014, Banderas paid Melanie $4 million to buy her share of their home in New York City. He put the apartment up for sale in 2018 with an asking price of $8 million. However, he later decided to take down the listing and still owns the home to this day.

Antonio also owns a house in his hometown in Spain and a property in Surrey, England.

How much is Antonio Banderas worth

the total net worth of Antonio Banderas is $55 million

Antonio banderas 2024 movies

Cut Killer and Paddington in Peru

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Cut killer Antonio Banderas 2024 Synopsis

When a highly respected private investigator is killed, his apprentice steps up to solve the case. As she delves deeper into the investigation, she finds herself forming an uneasy partnership with the murderer to unearth the dark secrets of the town and ensure justice for its victims.

Paddington in Peru

Paddington in Peru

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