Pierce Brendon Brosnan is best known for his agent 007 role. He won audiences’ love and attention portraying the sophisticated, charming and handsome secret agent James Bond.

Brosnan had extremely hard childhood, born as a son of a carpenter, a father who had abandoned baby Pierce and his mom Mary before nowadays globally popular actor had even blown away the first birthday candle. The two were living in a shameful poverty, so Mary left her baby with his grandparents and headed off to London for work.

The famous actor was born on 16th May 1953, in Ireland. After being left alone with his mother and then raised by his grandparents, Brosnan didn’t have much of happiness in his childhood days. His grandparents both died while he was six of age and the future Hollywood star was constantly moved from one different relative’s family to another. As Brosnan has later said, he did spend a lot of time at his aunt’s pub, being desperately lonely.

However, later on, Brosnan have claimed that was where his passion for the stage world and his acting skills actually came from. Spending so much time alone let the seed of future talent grow freely.

Pierce had attended Eliot School and Saint Martin’s School of Art, where he studied commercial illustration. Famous Hollywood star, who now leads a glamorous celebrity lifestyle, still loves to paint and enjoys doing it. Brosnan had studied at the Drama Centre in London and graduated by the mid 70s.

Soon after, spirited young man got himself a minor job position at the York Theatre Royal. He made his first noticed appearances on television series in U.S., which was followed by several successful movies. Brosnan found himself acting alongside movie legends, such as Michael Caine. Brosnan’s attractive looks and irresistible charm earned him a considerable amount of public attention.

The list of movies Brosnan starred in is quite long. However, we all know him as a stylish and skillful James Bond. He did his first Bond movie in 1994 and rose to international stardom. The first of his Bond movies, “Golden Eye” was claimed to be the most successful movie of the franchise since its beginnings.

The famous Hollywood star is also a great charity worker. With an estimated net worth of $80 millions, Brosnan, who had experienced a really tough living, now strives to help others.

He also uses his painting skills to help charitable causes. Brosnan also supports LGBT cause and is an environmentalist. An actor, film producer, charity worker and an UNICEF Ambassador, Pierce would most certainly always be loved for his big screen achievements, humanist deeds and his stylishness. Not one time he was listed amongst the best looking and best dressed men in the world.

Raised in poverty, Pirece now lives a life of the rich and famous. He owns expensive luxury properties in California and indulges his passion for luxury cars, such as Aston Martin and Maserati. Brosnan is married to Keely Shaye and the couple has two children.

The actor also has a son from his first marriage with the actress Cassandra Harris, who died of cancer. The most popular environmentalist in the world, Brosnan is still an active actor.

Full Name: Pierce Brendan Brosnan

Date of Birth: May 16th, 1953

Birth Place: Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland

Age: 63

Profession: Actor, producer

Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

Weight: 88 kg

Net Worth: $80 million

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