Martin Clunes' net worth: How much the Wimbledon-born ITV star reportedly has in the bank
Martin Clunes is back on our screens tonight, for the eighth episode of his ITV series, My Travels and Other Animals.
The celebrated actor, 59, is undeniably one of British acting’s most well-known faces and his CV includes some of the UK’s biggest shows such as Doctor Who, Have I Got News for You and Shakespeare in Love.
Undoubtedly, Martin is most recognisable from his 15-year stint as the lead character in ITV’s comedy-drama, Doc Martin.
But how much has Martin made along the way? We consulted celebritynetworth.com, which draws data from public sources, private tips and feedback from celebrity representatives to calculate the net worth’s of celebrities.
How much is Martin Clunes worth?
According to celebritynetworth.com, Martin is worth a reported $15 million, which at the time of writing equates to roughly £10.1 million.
That is, we’re sure you’ll agree, a lot of money. But how did Martin amass such a fortune?
Martin’s acting career began in the 80s, with appearances in BBC sitcoms and sketch shows such as No Place Like Home (1983) and Harry Enfield’s Television Programme (1990).
The Wimbledon-born star continued to rake it in playing parts in comedy-dramas such as Inspector Morse (1992) and Men Behaving Badly (1992).
From 1994 onwards, Martin branched out into presenting, becoming a regular panellist on Have I Got News for You.
It was in 2001 that Martin began the role that would ultimately define him, as Doc Martin began at the turn of the millennium.
The ITV comedy-drama followed the fictional Dr Martin Bamford throughout the noughties and 2010s as he sets about improving a sleepy small town hospital in the Cornish village of Potwenn.
But, here’s the thing, Doc Martin has a fear of blood – a difficult thing to balance when you’re a vascular surgeon.
Martin Clunes stayed in the role of Martin Ellingham until 2019, when he announced that the series would be coming to an end. The final episode was watched by more than 10 million viewers.
The show also won Martin several awards, including the British Comedy Award for “Best TV Comedy Drama”. He has also won the award for “Best TV Comedy Actor”.
Martin is generous with his fortune and is a regular donor to the Terrance Higgins Foundation and the Born Free Foundation. He has also worked for the Comic Relief Charity for Survival International and African Initiative.