Downton Abbey is a drama that first debuted in 2010 as an English TV series and ran for six seasons. It gained so much traction that after the season finale in 2015, a plan for a film started rolling and eventually released in 2019. This year, the film sequel Downton Abbey: A New Era, hits theaters.
The cast of this sequel varies from actors who have been with the franchise since the beginning to brand-new faces. With this varied cast, there comes a wide range of acting experience. Here is the cast of Downton Abbey: A New Era ranked by their net worth.
10 Joanne Froggatt (Anna) Has A Net Worth Of $2 Million
Despite her long list of acting credits, Joanne Froggatt has among the lowest net worths of the Downton Abbey: A New Era cast. Froggatt plays “Anna Bates,” and was cast in the first TV season that released in 2010. She has been acting since the late 90s, working almost nonstop since her first casting. Joanne currently has three projects in the works, leading her net worth to $2 million.
9 Tuppence Middleton (Lucy) Is Worth $4 Million
Tuppence Middleton was hired to play “Lucy Smith” for the movies. She has been in many notable titles besides the Downton Abbey films, such as The Imitation Game, The Current War, and War & Peace. Middleton has been cast in 50 projects since starting her career in 2008, boosting her net worth to $4 million.
8 Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary) Has A $4 Million Net Worth
Michelle Dockery has played “Lady Mary Crawley” since the Downton Abbey debut in 2010. She has been in some popular titles like The Gentlemen and Non-Stop and currently has two projects that have not released yet. Anatomy of a Scandal is a mini-TV series that will release later this year, and Boy Kills World is a movie that is still in the filming stage. Her net worth is $4 million thanks to these productions.
7 Elizabeth McGovern (Cora) Has A Net Worth Of $4 Million
“Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham” is played by Elizabeth McGovern. She has been with the Downton Abbey crew since the beginning in 2010 and brought decades of experience to her role. McGovern began acting in 1979, appearing in one episode of the TV miniseries California Fever. Since then, she has been cast in almost 70 more productions, which has brought her net worth to $4 million.
6 Samantha Bond (Lady Rosamund) Is Worth $5 Million
Samantha Bond has a net worth of $5 million. Her impressive 81 acting credits include several 007 movies, including Tomorrow Never Dies, Die Another Day, and The World is Not Enough. She was also hired to play “Lady Rosamund Painswick” in the Downton television series, and while she did not make an appearance in the first film, has come back for the movie’s sequel.
5 Laura Haddock (Myrna) Has An Estimated Net Worth Of $5.5 Million
Laura Haddock has been involved in many impressive franchises since starting her career in 2007, giving her a $5.5 million net worth. Not only does she play “Myrna Dalgleish” in Downton Abbey: A New Era, but she has also been in multiple Marvel movies (both Guardians of the Galaxy films and an extra in Captain America: The First Avenger) and Transformers: The Last Knight. Haddock also has three projects in the works, one of which is an upcoming Netflix film.
4 Imelda Staunton (Maud) Has A $10 Million Net Worth
Imelda Staunton is well-known and loved as a British actress in England-centered productions. She has been in over 100 titles since the early 1980s, some of the most notable being the Harry Potter franchise, The Crown, Sense and Sensibility, and Disney’s productions of Alice in Wonderland, Nanny McPhee, and Maleficent. Staunton has also been cast in both Downton Abbey films as “Maud Bagshaw,” bringing her net worth to $10 million.
3 Dominic West (Guy) Has A Net Worth Of $20 Million
Dominic West is a new face to the Downton Abbey crew, hired to play the role of “Guy Dexter.” West has been cast in popular productions such as The Crown, The Affair, Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, and the series that really boosted his popularity: The Wire. He is also working on three productions right now, boosting his net worth to an impressive $20 million.
2 Maggie Smith (Violet) Has A $20 Million Net Worth
Maggie Smith has a net worth of $20 million due to her 88 acting credits since joining Hollywood in 1955. She is most recognized for her roles in Harry Potter, Sister Act, Hook, and of course as “Violet Crawley” in the Downton Abbey series. While she did not make an appearance in the first film, she had resurfaced to reprise her role in the sequel.
1 Hugh Dancy (Jack) Has A Net Worth Of $30 Million
The wealthiest cast member of Downton Abbey: A New Era is Hugh Dancy, who plays “Jack Barber.” He was also a new face to the franchise, although he made a name for himself through titles like Hannibal, Homeland, and Law & Order. Dancy’s net worth comes to $30 million, and while he does not have any ongoing projects, we will likely see him again soon.