About Dominic West
Dominic West is a well known person in the cinema industry, where he is recognized as an actor and director. In addition, Dominic West is a musician. All of these careers have made him not only popular, but also increased the overall amount of Dominic West net worth, which reaches as high as 8 million dollars, as of right now.
Dominic West is recognized from the HBO production called “The Wire”, where he played the role of Detective Jimmy McNulty. The actor played the role of Fred West in “Appropriate Adult” and for his role, Dominic West was awarded the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor at the 2012 British Academy Television Awards.
Currently, he is appearing in the Showtime TV series called “The Affair” as Noah Solloway. For his role in this production, Dominic West was awarded a Golden Globe nomination. The series are also considered to be amongst the main current sources of increasing the total sum of Dominic West net worth.
The actor was born in 1969 in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire. His father was an owner of the plastics factory, whereas his mother was an actress, and thus, Dominic West decided to follow in his mother’s footsteps.
This career eventually became the main source of increasing the overall estimate of Dominic West net worth, as well. Dominic West was raised in a big family as he is the sixth of seven kids. He got his education from Eton College and Trinity College, Dublin. In 1995, he became a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Dominic West became first recognized as a screen actor when he appeared in “Mona Lisa Smile”, “Richard III” and “Chicago” and “True Blue”. As a TV actor, Dominic West is mostly known for his appearance as Jimmy in the HBO production called “The Wire”, although he has appeared in many others. In addition to him appearing on these series, Dominic West directed some episodes. Thus, directing became one of the main sources of increasing the overall size of Dominic West net worth, too.
In 1999, he appeared in the film adaptation of Shakespeare’s play called “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, in which he played the role of Lysander. In 2001, he appeared in a feature film called “Rock Star” as Kirk Cuddy. In 2006, the actor appeared as a guest on the show called “The Catherine Tate Show”. One year later, Dominic West appeared in two productions, called “Hannibal Rising” and “300”.
In 2008, he appeared in a successful movie called “Marvel’s Punisher: War Zone” as the supervillain named Jigsaw. In 2010, Dominic West appeared in a thriller called “Centurion”. He also appeared in the English production of the horror film called “The Awakening”. All of these appearances have increased the current size of Dominic West net worth a lot. Dominic West appeared in the Channel 4 production called “The Devil’s Whore”, where he played the part of Oliver Cromwell.
In addition to his TV appearances, Dominic West has appeared on radio. One example of these appearances includes the radio show on BBC Radio 3 called “The Hairy Ape”.