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Ian McKellen Net Worth, Wiki, Bio

The Estimated Ian McKellen Net Worth is $58 Million. The Net Worth of Ian McKellen has seen a hike of 24% over the past few years. Ian McKellen is an English actor. While calculating the Net Worth of Ian McKellen we have included the data updated as of this Quarter. Check out the Exclusive information on Ian McKellen Net Worth details such as Yearly Income, House, Car Collection, Investments etc.

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Ian McKellen Net Worth House Cars Salary Income 2017

Estimated Net Worth $58.2 Million
Movie Remuneration $1.9 Million
Personal Investments $41.4 Million
Luxury Cars – 4 $2.7 Million

Ian McKellen Cars included in his Net Worth

The Car collection of Ian McKellen is quite Small. Ian McKellen owns few of the best luxury cars in the world. The Car brands owned by Ian McKellen include Audi, McLaren, Ford and Range Rover.

Ian McKellen House included in his Net Worth

Ian McKellen Resides in London, United Kingdom. Ian McKellen bought this luxury home in 1995. Estimated Value of this Real Estate Property is around $4.5 Million.

Ian McKellen Biography

Ian McKellen was born on 25 May 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, the son of Margery Lois (née Sutcliffe) and Denis Murray McKellen, a civil engineer. Ian McKellen was their second child, with a sister, Jean, five years his senior.



Shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, his family moved to Wigan. They lived there until Ian was twelve years old, before relocating to Bolton in 1951, after his father had been promoted.

The experience of living through the war as a young child had a lasting impact on him, and Ian McKellen later said that “only after peace resumed … did I realise that war wasn’t normal.”

When an interviewer remarked that he seemed quite calm in the aftermath of 11 September attacks, Ian McKellen said: “Well, darling, you forget—I slept under a steel plate until I was four years old.”

Even though he only lived in Bolton for less than seven years, as opposed to the eleven years in Wigan beforehand, Ian McKellen refers to Bolton as his “Hometown”.

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Ian McKellen’s father was a civil engineer and lay preacher, and was of Protestant Irish and Scottish descent. Both of Ian McKellen’s grandfathers were preachers, and his great-great-grandfather, James McKellen, was a “strict, evangelical Protestant minister” in Ballymena, County Antrim.

Ian McKellen home environment was strongly Christian, but non-orthodox. “My upbringing was of low nonconformist Christians who felt that you led the Christian life in part by behaving in a Christian manner to everybody you met.”

When he was 12, his mother died of breast cancer; his father died when he was 24. After his coming out of the closet to his stepmother, Gladys McKellen, who was a member of the Religious Society of Friends, he said, “Not only was she not fazed, but as a member of a society which declared its indifference to people’s sexuality years back, I think she was just glad for my sake that I wasn’t lying anymore.”

Ian McKellen great-great-grandfather Robert J. Lowes was an activist and campaigner in the ultimately successful campaign for a Saturday half-holiday in Manchester, the forerunner to the modern five-day work week, thus making Lowes a “grandfather of the modern weekend”.

Ian McKellen attended Bolton School (Boys’ Division), of which he is still a supporter, attending regularly to talk to pupils. McKellen’s acting career started at Bolton Little Theatre, of which he is now the patron.

An early fascination with the theatre was encouraged by his parents, who took him on a family outing to Peter Pan at the Opera House in Manchester when he was three.

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When Ian McKellen was nine, his main Christmas present was a wood and bakelite, fold-away Victorian theatre from Pollocks Toy Theatres, with cardboard scenery and wires to push on the cut-outs of Cinderella and of Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet.

Ian McKellen sister took him to his first Shakespeare play, Twelfth Night, by the amateurs of Wigan’s Little Theatre, shortly followed by their Macbeth and Wigan High School for Girls’ production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with music by Mendelssohn, with the role of Bottom played by Jean McKellen, who continued to act, direct, and produce amateur theatre until her death.

In 1958, Ian McKellen, at the age of 18, won a scholarship to St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, where he read English literature. While at Cambridge, Ian McKellen was a member of the Marlowe Society, where he appeared in 23 plays over the course of 3 years.

At that young age he was already giving performances that have since become legendary such as his Justice Shallow in Henry IV alongside Trevor Nunn and Derek Jacobi (March 1959), Cymbeline (as Posthumus, opposite Margaret Drabble as Imogen) and Doctor Faustus.

During this period Ian McKellen had already been directed by Peter Hall, John Barton and Dadie Rylands all of whom would have a huge impact on Ian McKellen’s future career.

Data Analysis : Ian McKellen Net Worth

We can easily conclude that Ian McKellen is one of the highest net worth players in the world. Ian McKellen Net Worth has been on the top of the charts since many weeks.

The reason for his high net worth and wealth of Ian McKellen is the rising popularity for hollywood movies among countries like China, India etc.

Ian McKellen Net Worth will keep growing at a staggering pace in the coming months. Even after these many years, Ian McKellen Net Worth will double but never decrease.

This data provided by us on Ian McKellen Net Worth is just on estimated basis and statistical analysis. If readers find any issues with this article on Ian McKellen Net Worth, we recommend you to send your questions below through our comments section.

Ian McKellen Net Worth Growth Estimate

The Net Worth and Income of Ian McKellen is expected to continue to grow at a Strong pace. Over the next few years, Ian McKellen’s Net worth is likely to grow by around 29%.



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