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Daniel Craig Reveals He Won’t Leave Inheritance For Children, Calls It 'distasteful'

Daniel Craig recently revealed he would not leave his children an inheritance. The actor also called the process of leaving money for children 'distasteful'.

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English actor Daniel Craig recently revealed that he would not leave his children an inheritance. The actor, who has charmed his way into the heart of his fans as James Bond, finds the process of leaving money for their children ‘distasteful’. One of the major names in Hollywood, the actor has earned an ample amount of money with several hit films. The actor, who has played Bond in as many as four movies, will soon receive a huge sum of money from his fifth and upcoming James Bond movie.

James Bond star Daniel Craig does not believe in leaving children an inheritance

In a recent interview with Candis magazine, Daniel Craig revealed he does not believe in the idea of leaving one's inheritance to their child. He gave an example of an American industrialist from the 1800s, Andrew Carnegie, who gave away all his money. He further said he does not want to give away his "great sums" for his next generations and addressed the idea as "quite distasteful." He shared he has a philosophy of getting rid of the money before he dies. 

Daniel Craig has been married twice in his life. The actor has a 28-year-old daughter Ella Craig with his first wife, Fiona Laudon. He ended his marriage with Laudon in 1994. The actor then married actor Rachel Weisz in 2011. The two are also parents to a daughter.

Daniel Craig's net worth

Daniel Craig's net worth is not confirmed, yet, he has solely earned millions with his James Bond films. The actor has played James Bond in four movies so far in his career. As per insider.com, with his 2012 film Skyfall, he was paid a surplus of $17 million. The film grossed over $951 million at the box office that treated Craig with some bonuses. The actor is reportedly being paid $25 million for his upcoming film James Bond: No Time To Die. Apart from the James Bond films, Craig has also worked in several commercially successful films, including The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Cowboy & Aliens, and Dream House.

The upcoming film James Bond: No Time To Die also cast Oscar-winning actor Rami Malik. It will also feature Naomie Hans, Lea Seydoux, Anna de Armas, Ralph Fiennes, and Lashana Lynch. The film is being helmed by Cary Joji Fukunaga while Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli are co-producing it.

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