Ewan McGregor Has Starred in Several High-Grossing Films — What's His Net Worth?

From starring in the biggest prequels ever made to taking home Emmy awards, Ewan McGregor has made quite a bit of dough.

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Mar. 12 2024, Published 3:59 p.m. ET

Actor Ewan McGregor speaks during a Q&A session at MegaCon Orlando 2024 at Orange County Convention Center on February 03, 2024 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)
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Whether you’re a casual Star Wars fan, hardcore musical romantic, or parent of a young person enjoying all things animated, you’re probably quite familiar with one of Scotland’s finest actors: Ewan McGregor.

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If you think of Ewan McGregor as the young Obi-Wan Kenobi from the Star Wars universe, you might think his net worth should be higher. If you think of Ewan McGregor as Mark Renton from Trainspotting, you might be surprised it’s so high.

Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Anna, Ewan McGregor as Count Rostov and Alexa Goodall as Nina in 'A Gentleman in Moscow'
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Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Anna, Ewan McGregor as Count Rostov, and Alexa Goodall as Nina in 'A Gentleman in Moscow'

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What is Ewan McGregor's net worth?

The award-winning actor and Officer of the Order of the British Empire — who has been making critically acclaimed film and television since the early '90s — has a reported net worth of $25 million.

Co-star of some of the highest-grossing films of all time, Ewan was omnipresent from the release of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace in 1999 to Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith in 2005. He reprised the role in 2022's Obi-Wan Kenobi for Disney Plus. It's a role that certainly helped make quite a bit of that $25 million.

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Ewan McGregor

Actor

Net worth: $25 million

Ewan McGregor is a film and television star known for his roles in the Star Wars prequels, Trainspotting, Moulin Rouge!, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Black Hawk Down, Big Fish, Christopher Robin, Doctor Sleep, Fargo, and Halston.

Birth Name: Ewan Gordon McGregor

Birthdate: Mar. 31, 1971

Birthplace: Perth, Scotland

Mother: Carol Diane

Father: James Charles Stewart "Jim" McGregor

Spouse: Eve Mavrakis (m. 1995–2020); Mary Elizabeth Winstead (m. 2022)

Children: Clara McGregor, Esther McGregor, Jamyan McGregor, and Anouk McGregor (with Mavrakis); Laurie McGregor (with Winstead)

Education: Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Ewan has also acted alongside his second wife Mary Elizabeth Winstead, having both appeared in the 2024 miniseries A Gentleman in Moscow as well as the 2020 DC film Birds of Prey and the 2017 season of Fargo. It was actually on the set of Fargo where the two first met, playing love interests on the show.

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Ewan McGregor is much more than a character in the Star Wars universe.

Initially known to most film lovers for his role in Danny Boyle's 1996 film Trainspotting, the actor was not necessarily going the kid-friendly route in the '90s. But since playing Obi-Wan, he's stared in multiple family friendly properties. He was a voice in the 2005 kids film Robots and the lead in 2018's Christopher Robin.

The actor has gotten more acclaim for his adult roles than the work for kiddos. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for his role in the 2001 musical Moulin Rouge! and in 2012 for Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his performance of Halston in the 2021 miniseries Halston.

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