Cary Elwes
Cary Elwes
Celebrated Name: Cary Elwes
Real Name/Full Name: Ivan Simon Cary Elwes
Gender: Male
Age: 61 years old
Birth Date: 26 October 1962
Birth Place: Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Lisa Marie Kurbikoff (m. 2000)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Dominique Elwes)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Cary Elwes Gay?: No
Profession: Actor and Writer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $10 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Cary Elwes is a popular actor and writer from the United Kingdom. He is best known for starring in hit films such as Westley in The Princess Bride (1987), Dr. Lawrence Gordon in the Saw film series, and Robin Hood in Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993). He has also played leading roles in movies like Hot Shots! (1991)Kiss the Girls (1997), Cradle Will Rock (1999), and No Strings Attached (2011).

Maybe you know about Cary Elwesvery well, but do you know how old and tall he is and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Cary Elwes’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Ivan Simon Cary Elwes was born in Westminster, London, on 26 October 1962 to his parents Dominic Elwes and Tessa Kennedy. His father was a painter, and his mother was an interior designer. He has two siblings; Damian Elwes, who is an artist, and Cassian Elwes, who became a film producer.

Elwes’s great-grandfather was a diplomat while his stepfather was a movie producer. He has English, Irish, Scottish, Croatian Jewish, and Serbian ancestry. When he was four years old, his parents divorced.

Elwes went to Harrow School and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Later, he moved to the United States to learn acting at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. He took acting lessons from the Actors Studio and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

Personal Life

In 1991, Elwes met Lisa Marie Kurbikoff, who was a photographer at a cooking competition in California. They became engaged in 1997 and three years later got married to each other. The couple has a daughter whose name is Dominique Elwes.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 26 October 1962, Cary Elwes is 61 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is 1.83 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.


Cary Elwes made his acting debut in the 1984 movie Another Country in which he played the character of a gay student, James Harcourt. Later, he went on to play the role of Guilford Dudley in the movie Lady Jane. He was also the cast of the fantasy-comedy film The Princess Bride, which was released in 1987.

He continued to work steadily, appearing in movies including Oscar-winning Glory (1989), Hot Shots! (1991)Robin Hood: Men in Tights(1993). Elwes also did various supporting roles in films like Bram Stoker’s Dracula, The Crush, The Jungle Book (1994), Twister, Liar Liar, and Kiss the Girls.

In 1999, he played the role of movie producer John Houseman for the historical drama movie, Cradle Will Rock. At the same time, he shifted to Luxembourg to work in the movie Shadow of the Vampire, which was directed by John Malkovich. In 2001, he was seen in the film The Cat’s Meow in which he played the role of movie mogul Thomas Ince who died mysteriously on his private yacht.

Elwes made an uncredited appearance in the 2006 film Factory Girl portraying the character of Sam Green. In 2010, he appeared in the seventh film of the Saw franchise, Saw 3D, as Dr. Lawrence Gordon. In the same year, he starred opposite Robert De Niro and Halle Berry in the romantic comedy New Year’s Eve.

In 2012, Elwes joined Selena Gomez for the comedy ensemble, Behaving Badly. He has also appeared in much popular television series including Seinfeld, The Outer Limits, Race Against Time, The Riverman, Wonder Woman, The Anna Nicole Story, Life in Pieces, and many more.

Awards & Achievements

Cary Elwes has been nominated for several awards, including the 2013 BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Award in the category of “Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game.” In 1998, he was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards in the “Favorite Supporting Actor – Suspense” category.

In the 2004 MTV Movie Award, he was nominated for the “Best Frightened Performance.” Elwes has also been nominated for NAVGTR Awards, PAGE International Screenwriting Awards, Satellite Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and many more.

Net Worth & Salary of Cary Elwes in 2024

Cary Elwes Net Worth
Cary Elwes Net Worth

As of July 2024, Cary Elwes has an estimated net worth of more than $10 million. He has made this huge wealth through his successful career as an actor and writer.

He has appeared in more than 30 commercially hit movies and 20 television series including The Adventures of Tintin, Camilla Dickinson, Hansel & Gretel Get Baked, H8RZ, Being Charlie, From the Earth to the Moon, Wonder Woman, The Art of More, Life in Pieces, and many more.

Elwes has also given his voice for the role of The Bard in The Bard’s Tale, and Gremlin Gus in Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two video game.

Cary Elwes is one of the most renowned actors in the world. He is a versatile actor and has appeared in movies of almost all genres. He is very much active on the various social media platforms, including Twitter, where he has more than 113 k followers.


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