About Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas is a well known star in Hollywood. He has accumulated his net worth mainly through his career as an actor. It has been claimed that the current sum of Antonio Banderas net worth is 45 million dollars, which proves that he is really good at what he does. Being of Spanish origin, Antonio Banderas is regarded as one of the most successful Spanish actors. In addition to being an actor, Antonio Banderas is also known as a producer, director, as well a singer. These involvements also added a lot of revenues to Antonio Banderas net worth.
Antonio Banderas is mostly known for his appearances in movies, produced by a Spanish producer Pedro Almodovar. In addition, he is also known from a variety of Hollywood movies, including “The Mask of Zorro”, “Interview with the Vampire”, “Philadelphia” and many more. Antonio Banderas was born 1960 in Malaga, Andalucia, Spain. Also, it was the previously mentioned Pedro Almodovar, who made Antonio Banderas famous in the industry.
Before he got involved into acting, Antonio Banderas excelled at sports and dreamed of becoming a professional football player.
However, when his foot got broken, he had to quit this career. Thus, he decided to turn into acting. Antonio Banderas started to attend acting classes and soon joined an acting troupe, which was touring all across Spain.
In 1990, he appeared in one of the first productions made by Pedro Almodovar, which was called “Tie Me Up Tie Me Down”. In 1991, he appeared in a documentary of Madonna, where he portrayed her lust, the documentary being called “Truth or Dare”. These first appearances have added first huge sums of money to Antonio Banderas net worth.
In 1992, he appeared in one of his first Hollywood productions called “The Mambo Kings”. What is even more important is that at that time he did not speak English at all. In 1995, he appeared in an internationally known movie called “Desperado”. Three years later, he appeared in another film, which made him more popular, that being “The Mask of Zorro”, where he appeared with Catherine Zeta-Jones.
In 1999, he started to work behind the scenes and directed his first film called “Crazy in Alabama”. This career also increased the overall amount of Antonio Banderas net worth. In this film, his wife, also an actress, Melanie Griffith also appeared. Moreover, Antonio Banderas is also known as a voice actor, who appeared in a popular animation “Shrek 2”.