- Birthday16th May, 53
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusMarried
Pierce Brendan Brosnan who is an Irish actor with Greek god features is better known for his roles as secret agent James Bond in the official Bond film series. He was the fifth actor to portray this role in Bond series. Although today he owns a net worth of $80 million but his journey to stardom was not an easy one. Born in a small town of Ireland his father abandoned him and his mother and Pierce was raised by his grandparents. His mother moved to England to be a nurse and he grew up in a very small town called Navan in County Meath.
His acting debut was a detective television series Remington Steele in 1982 from which he has been noticed by many famous directors and producers. He got a chance in Bond series in 1995 following in the footsteps of actors like Sean Connery and Roger Moore. He got married for the first time in 1980 right before he started his acting career.
His first marriage to actress Cassandra Harris lasted from 1980 until her death in 1991. The actor has a son with Cassandra and also adopted her two children. He again got married to Keely Shaye in 2001 and have two children together, Paris and Dylan. It’s been three decades since Pierce Brendan Brosnan has grown well form a stage actor to bona fide movie star with his charismatic looks that can attract any women in the world even today.
He has been awarded with Golden Globes, the MTV Movie Awards and the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards many times. Apart from being a fine actor he is also a true philanthropist as he is associated with many charitable organizations. Pierce Brosnan has been an Ambassador for UNICEF Ireland since 2001. Today he lives a very lavish life style with best of cars, mansions and a handsome bank balance. He is a true inspiration to many people who want to follow their dreams.
Family & relationships
With the net worth of $ 80 million, Bond star Pierce Brendan Brosnan has lavish homes in many places. One luxurious home is located in famed city of Malibu. The dashing, debonair was selling his house and was listed for $3.9 million as he purchased this home in 1996 for $600,000.
Location: the grand mansion is located in Malibu with is a lavish beachfront city in northwestern Los Angeles County, California.
Accommodation: The Mediterranean style home is spread in the area of 3,412 sq ft, and the total area of the property is 7,971 square foot. the house is located just in front of the beach hence has a panoramic view of endless water. The two-story home has lavish 3 bedrooms that open in front of beach and has a office/media room. The mansion also has a custom fireplaces and the flooring made of white oak. The house boasts a gourmet chef’s kitchen, skylights, and a master suite with a claw-foot bathtub.
Neighborhood: Malibu being a very famous holiday destination amongst rich and famous many stars has their holiday homes at this place. Celebrities like Miz Shaye Smith, Bette Midler, Ben Stiller and many more.
Lavish living room
Irish actor with Greek god movies and best known for his iconic role as secret service agent in James Bond film series, Pierce Brosnon own a lavish mansion in Malibu, which is described to be as one of the world’s most exclusive stretches of real estate. Brosnon, built this sprawling property, also called the Orchid House, on Malibu’s billionaires row Broad Beach after demolishing the original house. And, it’s said that Brosnon spent many years designing and building his dream house. Described as a magnificent two-story, Mediterranean-style artist’s retreat, the property is the nicest house on the nicest beach in Malibu. Brosnon and his wife, Keely Shaye Smith, an eco-activist, are believed to be spending their summer on this location.
Location: Orchid House is located on the Broad Beach, Malibu, California.
Accommodation: This 13,000 sq. ft of beautiful property boasts four lavishly decorated bedrooms, its own exercise room, art-studio, sauna, spa and bar. The mansion also has a self-contained guest chalet and a large saltwater swimming pool.
History: Brosnon bought this property back in year 2000 for $10.10 million, and moved in last year with his wife and sons, Dylan, 15 and Paris, 10. And, Brosnon reportedly tore down the house that originally existed to create his own dream house.
Features: The house has 120 ft of beachfront overlooking sublime ocean and mountain views. This seaside property also features contemporary Thai/Balinese architecture, soaring ceilings, walls of glass and lush tropical gardens. Also, there is a private cinema, library and a music room, and house is filled with French antiques and pieces of fine art. Brosnon being a staunch ecological campaigner helped the property to be as much ‘green’ as possible. It has many solar panels which helps the James Bond actor to heat the house and pool. There’s also a state-of-art water recycling plant on site.
When Pierce Brosnan is not acting he is probably surfing in water. Paddle Boarding is one of his favorite hobbies as he is often spotted surfing in water with passion. Back in 2008 he was spotted holidaying in Hawaii and was enjoying surfing and paddling in water. He was seen in a floral print shorts and a half buttoned white shirt that showcased his perfect body.
Aston Martin Vanquish
Pierce Brosnan has some of the most luxurious cars parked in his garage. One such lavish car is Aston Martin Vanquish which in 2002 beacme the latest Aston Martin driven by James Bond. His car was custum made with several non standard options like rockets, guns, ejector seat, and an invisible ‘cloaking device’. He is often spotted in his Tungsten Silver car rarely since his wife is an environmentalist and doesn’t think the car is eco-friendly. But this Aston Martin surely makes him nostalgic as he drove this car in the Bond series.
Aston Martin Vanquish
Although Pierce Brosnan and wife Keely are true environmentalists, but the Bond doesn’t believe to drive a hybrid car. He owns a Maserati GranTourismo that he is often spotted driving in Malibu. It is a two-door 2+2 coupé produced by Maserati and is powered by 4.2 liter V8 engine. The car was first unveiled in 2007 Geneva Motor Show and thenw as bought by the Bond star in deep purple color.
he car was first unveiled in 2007 Geneva Motor Show
Pierce Brosnan owns a silver color BMW Z3 which he is often spotted driving around the city. This car was the first modern mass-market roadster produced by BMW. His car was featured in the James Bond movie, GoldenEye in 1996 and was then introduced a 1996 model year vehicle. Old , but a car enthusiast would never afford to leave sell off his BMW.
Bond BMW Z3
Keely Shaye and Pierce Brosnan both are eco-friendly hence ought to own a hybrid car. The two owns a luxurious BMW Hydrogen 7 and are often spotted driving the eco friendly vehicle to places. The Bond star along with wife drive through this car at 66th Golden Globe Award in 2009. It was a new concept then but today many celebs owns similar hybrid car. The BMW Hydrogen 7 is a limited production hydrogen vehicle built by German automobile manufacturer BMW. The car is powered by the combustion of hydrogen as well as gasoline, making it a bivalent engine. According to BMW the Hydrogen 7 is the “world’s first production-ready hydrogen vehicle”; and has only been released to select high-profile leasees
Pierce Brosnan along with wife Keely and children has been spotted on various vacations. He has been to many places but Fiji seems to be one of the star’s favorite holiday destinations.
Location: The Bond star has been spotted in Fiji s an island nation in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean more than once for vacations. The island is one of the favorite holiday destinations of many celebrities. Every time Brosnan visit Fiji he stays at the The Wakaya Club & Spa which amongst the most luxurious spas on the island.
Features: The Wakaya Club & Spa is perfect for those who want a luxurious holiday as it provides a seamless experience with heightened sense of well-being. The resort seven private Ocean View Bures and is located just few steps from Pacific Ocean. Each bure is spread in the area of 1,650 square feet and has unmatchable luxurious facilities
yacht in Fiji
Italy is one holiday destination that almost every rich and famous must have explored. Pierce Brosnan is not an exception when it comes to Italy holiday. The Bond star along with wife Keely and children were spotted vacationing in Italy in 2009.
Location: Pierce Brosnan and family spent their 2009 holidays in Italy which is certainly one of the most quixotic countries in the world making it one of the most popular destinations. He was spotted at the little island of Palmarola, Italy.
Major Attractions: Being one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world Italy has many reasons to invite the tourists. Italy has many historical and architectural attractions. The monument and churches are some of the best in world. The museums like The Uffizi Gallery in Florence include paintings by Giotto, Filippo Lippi, Botticelli, Leonardo. Not to miss the Tower of Pisa and the Vatican city. Italy is a world itself which is why none of the big shot has missed Italy as a holiday destinations.
We are family
Hawaii is Mecca for people who love to spend time on a beach. There is hardly any celebrity who has not been to Hawaii at least once for a vacation. Former Bond actor Pierce Brosnan is spotted more than once to this beachfront paradise with his wife Keely.
Location: The debonair actor is spotted holidaying in Hawaii which is the only U.S. state made up entirely of islands.
Major attraction: The Hawaii boasts some of the world's most dramatic scenery, including tropical rainforest, miles and miles of sandy beaches. Hawaiian resorts also offers adventure sports like Zip ’n’ Dip, kayaking to a waterfall etc. The resorts are as luxurious as a seven star hotel and ha facilities like private pools, spa and golf course. The bond star was also spotted indulging in his favorite hobby water surfing.
A committed environmentalist, Pierce Brosnon is one of the 29 supporters who supports Oceana, an organization with global scope dedicated to protect the world’s ocean. It campaigns to restore and protect the oceans with its teams of marine scientists, lawyers, economists who win specific and concrete policy changes to reduce pollution and to prevent the irreversible collapse of marine mammals, sea life and fish population. Speaking of Oceana, one of the largest international organizations working solely to protect world’s oceans got merged with the American Oceans Campaign, founded by Ted Danson in 1987.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Pierce Brosnan and his wife Keely Shaye supports the Natural Resources Defense Council. Founded in 1970 by a group of law students and attorneys at the forefront of the environmental movement, the NRDC combines the grassroots power of over a million members, online activists and the expertise of hundred scientists, lawyers and other professionals. The organization helps solving environmental issues and create global environmental laws catering to the major issues like curbing global warming, moving America beyond oil, getting toxic chemicals out of the environments, energy efficiency, climate change, saving wildlife and wild places and reviving oceans.
Gibson Girl Foundation
The committed environmentalist, Pierce Brosnan and his wife Keely Shaye have interests in clean air and water campaigns, marine mammal and wetland protection. Pierce supports more than 37 charities and foundation, out of which one is the ‘Gibson Girl Foundation’, founded by singer Deborah Gibson. It works to award scholarship to young performers, and in 2008, the foundation successfully awarded more than $75,000 in scholarships to kids in need, allowing them to attend the Los Angeles Summer camp of ‘Deborah Gibson’s Electric Youth’ along with the recording boot camps, incentives in songwriting.
The Hollywood star Pierce Brosnan supports the Collaboration Foundation, formally known as the 1 Second Foundation, it is dedicated to bring the world together in order to create social-change through collaborative media and art. Each of the projects initiated by the foundation will increase in scale while addressing a different social issue, culminating some of the largest collaborative works-of-art ever attempted. Donations given by supporters currently finance the collaborative art projects, including The 1 Second Film. All the profits raised by this film will directly benefit the Global Fund for Women.
Pierce Brosnan is a great animal lover and particularly dogs. He owns one Shiloh Shepherd which is a rare breed of dog. He has bought this half breed dog form the kennel Municipal California. The actor is often spotted with his large sized dog as the animal accompanies him almost everywhere. Brosnan is a animal lover and is associated with many organizations that takes care of digs and cats.
Pierce Brosnan Shiloh
Pierce Brosnan is often spotted sipping Coca Cola a beverage that is liked worldwide by numerous fans. John Pemberton, an Atlanta pharmacist, invented the drink one day in 1886 while seeking a quick headache cure. It is less formally called Coke and is spotted favorite beverage of all age groups.
Barneys New York
Pierce Brosnan is often spotted shopping in Barneys New York which is an American chain of luxury department stores headquartered in New York City. The departmental store is not restricted to New York but has its outlets in places like Beverly Hills, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Las Vegas, and Scottsdale, and smaller stores in other locations across the United States. Last year Barneys New York has joined hands with Lady Gaga to open first Gaga’s Workshop in 60th Street. The outlet will have specially designed stuff inspired by the distinctive style of Gaga.
Actor Pierce Brosnan attends the 69th Venice Film Festival wearing his Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Squadra Hometime in 18kt rose gold.