- Birthday25th Jul, 30
- Birth PlaceUnited Kingdom
- Marital statusMarried
From a Milkman, lorry driver, a laborer to Hollywood’s one of the finest actors, Thomas Sean Connery was born to a cleaning lady and a truck driver. This Edinburgh born star also worked as artist's model for the Edinburgh College of Art, coffin polisher and bodybuilder. Today the actor has a net worth of £80 Million and has almost every luxury a man can afford. Connery is best known for portraying the character James Bond, starring in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983.
His Scottish accent and career-defining role made him a sex symbol during his career long span. In 1989, at the age of 59, he won the coveted Sexiest Man Alive and few years later he won the crown of Sexiest Man of the Century. Sean married twice once to actress Diane Cilento and then to artist Micheline Roquebrune who is his wife since 1975.
At one time he has some of the most luxurious cars like Aston Martin DB5 and BMW which he auctioned off recently. Very few people know that The Bond actor has a keen intrest in Golf and is also owned a Domaine de Terre Blanche in France where he was planning to build his dream golf course on the 266 acres. Few years ago he was undergoing radiation treatment for an undisclosed throat ailment and was wrongly affirmed dead by the Japanese and South African news agencies.
Later in his life he became a film producer and won an Academy Award and three Golden Globes. He was known as Big Tam by his teenage friends won an Oscar and taken in over $1.5 billion at the box office. He is a true example who turned his fate towards his will and became one of the richest person in the world.
- I don't think there is anything particularly wrong in hitting a woman, though I don't recommend you do it the same way that you hit a man.
- I am not an Englishman, I was never an Englishman, and I don't ever want to be one. I am a Scotsman! I was a Scotsman and I will always be one.
- Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile.
- I haven't found anywhere in the world where I want to be all the time. The best of my life is the moving. I look forward to going.
Did you know?
- He is best known for portraying the character James Bond, starring in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983.
- He was ranked #14 in Empire (UK) magazines "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list in October 1997.
- He was voted People magazines "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1989.
- He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables in 1988.
- Connery has been polled as "The Greatest Living Scot" and "Scotlands Greatest Living National Treasure".
Family & relationships
Thomas Sean Connery who was once voted as the sexiest person of the century owns a sexy villa in Bahamas with some spectacular views.
Location: The mansion is located in Bahamas which is a beautiful nation a nation consisting of more than 3,000 islands.
Accommodation: Bahamas has many celebrity homes built for their vacations and Mr. Bond is one of them. His three-storey cliff-side villa has outstanding views and comes with over 7,000 sq m of parkland stretching down to the sea. The house is made in old pattern but is just beside endless sea which any one can get envoys of. His former property in Nice is at present on sale for £16,213,500.
The white house
Apart form being a fine actor Sean is an excellent Golfer and still plays to remain fit. The Bond actor also once owned Domaine de Terre Blanche in the South of France for twenty years. He had plans to build his dream golf course on the 266 acres of land but unfortunately his dream could not actualize. Sean sold his land to German billionaire Dietmar Hopp in 1999.He has also won many local Golf championships and took almost mastered the game in 60s.
The Bond actor Sean is not only an excellent golfer but is also an avid fan of football. He has described his love of Scottish football in his soon going to be release autobiography Being A Scot.
BMW 635 CSI
Sean Connery owned a BMW 635 CSI until 2006. After that he auctioned off his 635 CSI online. BMW is one stylish car that every elegant and rich person has and when it’s the Bond himself it has to be in his garage. The model Sean had was a make of 1989 when total of 86,000 models of the E24 were produced during its production run that lasted until April 6, 1989. His model had a 2986cc six-cylinder engine with a Solex 4A1 carburetor capable of 184bhp at 5800 rpm.
Aston Martin DB5
Apart from a BMW Sean Connery also owned an Aston Martin DB5 which he drove when portraying famous spy agent James Bond. The car got auctioned last year and has been dubbed "the world's most famous car". His Aston Martin is the only left model made for Connery to drive as 007 in the films 1964 "Goldfinger" and 1965 "Thunderball". His car is custom made with machine guns, a bullet-proof shield, revolving number plates, oil slick sprayer and smoke screen, along with other gadgets.
Aston Martin DB5
Prince Edward Island
A person who owns £80 Million of net worth need not have to think twice for splurging on any luxury. Be it buying an expensive car or going out on one of the most expensive holiday destinations. Sean Connery is one such person who love to travel a lot and Prince Edward Island is one of his most favorite holiday destinations.
Location: Prince Edward Island is a Canadian province consisting of an island of the same name.
Accommodation: Prince Edward Island has spectacular view of water and offers almost every luxury a person can expect. There's an Authentic PEI Experience for everyone-play a round of golf at an award-winning course and Sean being a keen golfer finds this reason to be enough to visit this place again and again.
Sean Connery has been spotted spending his vacation in Marbella more than once. It seems it has become his one of the favorite holiday destinations.
Location: Marbella is a city in southern Spain, that comes in the province of Málaga in the independent society of Andalusia.
Accommodation: Marbella has the most famous and luxurious resorts in the entire province. The scenic beauty near the coastline is the best part of the province and the breathtaking view of the sea is just spectacular. A selection of water sports, other notable tourist attractions in Marbella include cruises around the José Banús Port.
Sean's favorite holiday destination
Friends of Scotland
Sean Connery being a Scottish has founded a noble organization Friends of Scotland. The organization works towards Scottish cultural, educational, historical and genealogical connections between the United States and Scotland. The actor actively raise funds for the organization and organize events to showcase the Scottish culture.
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Sean Connery is closely associated with Paralyzed Veterans of America. This organization assists veteran secure reimbursement that have been deprived of . the foundation also provide with the counselor help to the veteran who helps a veteran get back to work, everyone throughout the organization is on a mission to help veterans.
Wounded Warrior Project
Sean Connery is a true philanthropist and realizes the pain that our service men take for us. He is closely associated with the Wounded Warrior Project that raise public consciousness and join the public’s aid for the needs of harshly wounded service men and women, serving sternly injured service members to aid.
Rolex is one brand that every rich and famous would have or would love to splurge on. Sean Connery is no exception and is a huge fan of Rolex watches. The gold in the Rolex is studded so well that it gives just the perfect rich look and automatically makes the wearer stand out of the crowd. The hand of the Rolex watches are generally gold and the machinery is Swizz made. Sean Connery is often seen wearing the brand.
Sean Connery is the sexiest brand ambassador of Louis Vuitton. Recently he was spotted posing on a beach near his home in The Bahamas for the Louis Vuitton Core Values campaign. He was campaign for the waterproof version of Louis Vuitton's classic Keepall travel bag. At 78 he was looking no less than a sex symbol wearing a hat and a casual beach outfit.