Alan Cumming Net Worth 2018: How rich is this multi-talented actor?

Alan Cumming is a Scottish-American who’s most famous for his acting, but he’s also done work in singing and writing. Over his career spanning three decades, he has won numerous awards for acting and comedy.

Alan Cumming Net Worth 2018: How rich is this multi-talented actor?

So what is Alan Cumming net worth in 2018? What are Alan Cumming’s salary/earnings? Read on…

Alan Cumming Career, Earnings, Salary

Alan Cumming was born in Scotland on the 27th of January, 1965. He attended Carnoustie High School in Scotland but had a traumatic childhood with an abusive father who believed Alan wasn’t his biological son. He says this environment taught him how to act, as he was constantly suppressing his emotions around his father.

Alan Cumming has been active in theatre- appearing on the London Stage in Hamlet and as a maniac in The Accidental Death of an Anarchist which earned him an Olivier Award. He also appeared in Broadway with The Threepenny Opera and Cabaret for which he won a Tony Award.

As far as film as concerned, Alan Cumming’s most recognized works are Emma, GoldenEye, the Spy Kids trilogy, Son of the Mask, and X2.

Alan Cumming’s work in TV is also extensive- his role in The Good Wife has earned him Primetime Emmy Awards (3), Screen Actors Guild Awards (2), as well as Golden Globe Awards (2) and one Satellite Award.

In writing, Alan Cumming has written a novel titled Tommy’s Tale, and Not My Father’s Son: A Memoir (an autobiography).

Alan Cumming’s first ever film appearance was in Gillies MacKinnon’s Passing Glory (1986). His first feature film was in Ian Sellar’s Prague (1992). It premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, allowing him to achieve Best Actor award at the Atlantic Film Festival as well as a Scottish BAFTA Best Actor nomination.

He appeared in the James Bond Film Golden Eye as Boris Ivanovich Grishenko. In the following year he played a successful role as Reverend Elton in Emma.

His debut in the U.S came with Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997). In 2001, he helped write, produce, direct and star in The Anniversary Party. This film enjoyed good success, premiering at the Cannes Film Festival, earning him two Independent Spirit nominations, and winning him a National Board of Review Award.

Alan Cumming has appeared in a number of films throughout his career, and early on he directed two short films, Butter and Burn Your Phone.

His first appearance on Scottish TV was in 1986, but his most notable appearance was in a Christmas comedy special called  Bernard and the Genie. He followed with the BBC 2 sitcom The High Life in 1995, which he also helped write.

In America he has put in a number of guest performances- Sex and the City, Frasier and 3rd Rock from the Sun.

An open bisexual himself, Alan played as Bill Blaikie (a gay party promoter) in season 3 of The L Word. He acted in five episodes. He had his own show titled Eavesdropping with Alan Cumming- in the show he interviewed women who had previously acted alongside him.

Alan Cumming was also the host of PBC’s Mystery! Between 2008-2004. He played as Eli Gold on the CBS show The Good Wife.

In 2016 NBC’s First look travel show came to Scotland, with Alan Cumming presenting it. It showcased places in Scotland that were special to Alan Cumming, and gave viewers in depth view of the country through his eyes. It achieved Best Lifestyle Programme at the Emmys.

Alan Cumming has also been very involved in theatre appearing in numerous plays all over the world.

Notably, accidental Death of an Anarchist for which he earned the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy Performance. In 2007 he was the lead actor in the National Theatre of Scotland’s production of The Bacchae. This play premiered at the Edinburgh International Festival.

Alan Cumming has written various books like Tommy’s Tale, as well as magazine articles, (appearing in Marie Claire) and prefaces.

Alan Cumming Net Worth 2018: How Much Money Does Alan Cumming Have?

Alan Cumming has had a long and successful career.  He has excelled in every aspect of his career.   His success has resulted in sizable wealth.  He has a house in New York valued at about $4.5 million.

In all, we estimate Alan Cumming net worth in 2018 at $5 million.