Quick Facts of Dominic West

  • Full Name Dominic West
  • Net Worth$12 Million
  • Date of Birth15 October, 1969
  • Nickname Dominic
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceSheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1991–present
  • SpouseCatherine FitzGerald (m. 2010)
  • Education Guildhall School of Music and Drama
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Twiiter
  • Children5
  • Horoscope Libra
Picture of an actor Dominic West

Winner of Satellite Award for Best Actor in the Television Series Drama The Affair, Dominic West is an English actor, director, and musician. He is known for his role as Jimmy McNulty in The Wire, and also as Fred West in a British crime drama television film Appropriate AdultFor his role in the series, he won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor.

Dominic, the nominee of Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, has collected a huge amount of money through his successful career. His net worth is estimated to be around $12 Million as of 2019.

Dominic West Bio & Wiki

Dominic West was born on 15th October 1969 in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire. His mother Pauline Mary is an actress, and father Thomas Geoge Eagleton West owned a plastics factory. Dominic was born as the sixth child among seven children of his parents. Furthermore, West is the first cousin once removed of Amerinca politician Thomas Eagleton.

As per his nationality, Dominic is American and belongs to white ethnic background. The actor went to the Eton College and Trinity College which lies in Dublin. Later he graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1995.

Is Dominic West Married? Who Is His Wife?

Yes, Dominic West is a married man. He got married to Catherine FitzGerald, an Irish landscape designer, and gardener. The couple met each other during their university days. After dating for a year the husband and wife tied the knot on 26th June 2010 in front of their friends and family. Their wedding ceremony was held in Glin, County Limerick.


From their blissful married life, Domini and her husband welcomed four children, two daughters Dora West and Martha West and two sons Senan West and Francis West.

Before getting married to Catherine, Dominic was in a romantic relationship Polly Astor with whom he shared a daughter Martha. However, the couple later parted their way.

Dominic West with his girlfriend and daughter
Dominic West with his girlfriend and daughter

As of now, the husband and wife are living a blissful life with their kids in Shepherd’s Bush, London. To date, there are no conflicts in their relationship that could ruin their happy married life.

Dominic West Net Worth

Dominic West has an impressive net worth of $12 Million as of 2019. People do not need to be surprised by it, considering his work in the industry since 1991. Throughout his career, West has appeared as amain role, support as well as a guest character on numerous film and television shows.

Some of West’s movies’ box office collection with their budget are listed below;

Sn Movies Budget Box Office
1 Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace $115 million $1.027 billion
2 300 $65 million $456.1 million
3 The Forgotten $42 million $117.6 million
4 Mona Lisa Smile  $72.3 million $141.3 million
5 Chicago $45 million $306.8 million
6 Arthur Christmas  $100 million $147 million
7 Johnny English Reborn $45 million $160.1 million
8 Tomb Raider $90–106 million $274.7 million
9 Finding Dory  $175–200 million $1.029 billion

Likewise, there are many upcoming projects of Dominic, so these projects will surely help him to add more money to his bank account.

Dominic West’s Involvement In Charity

Dominic has involved in charity works. He is a supporter of care charity Helen’s Trust in response to their assistance to his mother prior to her death. Moreover, he is also the led Team Canad/ Australia for Walking With The Wounded, a fundraising event for wounded soldiers.

Likewise, he also traveled to the South Pole against Team UK led by Prince Harry and also with Team America led by Alexander Skarsgård. A few days into the trek, it was decided that the competition part of the race would be canceled due to hazardous terrain and weather conditions. Alongside Harry, Alexander, and several wounded soldiers, West successfully made it to the South Pole on 13th December 2013.

Dominic West Career

Dominic West has a successful career. He began his career in 1991 appearing in a short film 3 Joes. In 1995 he played in British drama film Richard III alongside Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Jim Broadbent, and many others.

In addition, his other film credits are E=mc2, The Gambler, Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, 28 Days, Rock Star, Chicago, and others. For his role in 2002 American musical crime comedy-drama film Chicago, Dominic was Awarded for Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble.


Besides, Dominic’s TV series credits are A Christmas Carol, The Life, and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, The Wire, Appropriate Adult, and others. Currently, he plays in an American television drama series The Affair alongside Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney, and others.