Hugh Bonneville Net Worth $7 Million
Downton Abbey Salary $400,000 per season
Hugh Bonneville plays Robert Crawley Earl of Grantham on the PBS hit show Downton Abbey. In the series he is the head of the prestigious Aristocratic family. The series is set in the early 1900′s. Historic moments including the sinking of the Titanic, the outbreak of the Spanish Influenza and World War I are mentioned throughout the show. Hugh Bonneville is 49 years old and born and raised in London England. He married his wife LuLu Williams in 1998 and the two are still together. They do not have children.
During the beginning of his television career he went by his middle name Richard. He started on series Notting Hill and Mansfield Park. He began by playing good natured characters providing comedic relief in his roles. Prior to Downton Abbey his co star Elizabeth McGovern acted alongside him in the British mini series Freezing.
He stared in the film Iris alongside movie star Kate Winslet. Critics hailed his dramatic role and portrayal of the young John Bayley. He was nominated for a BAFTA. He was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award and Emmy for his role in Downton Abbey as Robert Crawley. He and co-star Elizabeth McGovern were not acknowledge for their roles in the 2013 award season by Golden Globes or Emmys.