Christophe Guy Denis Lambert was born on 29th March 1957, in Great Neck, New York, USA, and is a French actor and producer, best known for his role as Connor MacLeod in the “Highlander” franchise. Also, Christopher has played in such movies as “Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan (1984), Lord of the Apes” (1984), “Fortress” (1992), and “Mortal Kombat” (1995). Lambert’s career started in 1979.
Have you ever wondered how rich Christopher Lambert is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Lambert’s net worth is as high as $5 million, an amount earned through his successful acting career. In addition to being a film actor, Lambert also works as a producer, which has improved his wealth.
Christopher Lambert Net Worth $5 Million
Christopher Lambert grew up in Geneva, Switzerland, and later moved to Paris, France when he was a teenager.
Lambert’s career started in 1979 when he appeared in the French movie “The Telephone Bar”, and he continued to play in France until 1984 and starring role in Hugh Hudson’s Oscar-nominated “Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes” with Andie MacDowell, Ralph Richardson, and Ian Holm, which earned around $45 million and put Lambert on the map. In 1985, Lambert played alongside Isabelle Adjani in Luc Besson’s BAFTA-nominated “Metro”, while in 1986 he starred as Connor MacLeod / Russell Edwin Nash in Russell Mulcahy’s “Highlander” with Sean Connery, which helped Lambert to become a popular actor and also increased his net worth. By the end of the ‘80s, Lambert had played lead roles in such movies as Michael Cimino’s “The Sicilian” (1987), “Priceless Beauty” (1988) alongside Diane Lane, and “To Kill a Priest” (1988) with Ed Harris, Joss Ackland, and Tim Roth, increasing his net worth to a large degree.
In the early ‘90’s, Lambert played in “Highlander II: The Quickening” (1991) with Sean Connery and Virginia Madsen, “Knight Moves” (1992) with Diane Lane and Daniel Baldwin, “Fortress” (1992), and “Loaded Weapon 1” (1993) starring Emilio Estevez and Samuel L. Jackson. In 1994, Christopher played in “Highlander: The Final Dimension” with Mario Van Peebles, and then portrayed Lord Rayden in the movie adaptation of the cult video game “Mortal Kombat” in 1995. Although the budget was $18 million, the film grossed over $122 million worldwide and drastically improved Lambert’s wealth. He ended the decade with “Nirvana” (1997) and “Resurrection” (1999).
After playing in “Highlander: Endgame” in 2000, Lambert failed to secure a significant role in a commercially successful movie. However, he starred in such films as “Game of Swords” (2006), “Southland Tales” (2006) with Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Seann William Scott, and in “White Material” (2009). Christopher appeared in “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” (2011) starring Nicolas Cage, Ciarán Hinds, and Idris Elba, in Bulgarian movie “The Foreigner” (2012), and in six episodes of series “NCIS: Los Angeles” (2013). Most recently, he had parts in “Un + Une” (2015) alongside Jean Dujardin, and in Ethan Coen and Joel Coen’s “Hail, Caesar!” (2016) with Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, and Ralph Fiennes. Lambert is currently filming the series “Mata Hari” (2016- ), and the movies “The Broken Key” and “Chacun sa vie et son Intime Conviction”.
Regarding his personal life, Christopher Lambert was married to fellow actress Diane Lane from 1988 to 1994 and has a daughter with her. He then married Jaiymse Haf, but that didn’t last long(1999-2000), while Lambert’s third wife was actress Sophie Marceau(2012-14). He is now dating the Italian actress Alba Parietti. Christopher has profound myopia and he cannot see without glasses.
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