What is Ben Barnes’ Net Worth in 2024

Ben Barnes Net Worth

Benjamin Thomas Barnes, well-known as Ben Barnes, is an British actor who captivated the public with his appearance as Prince Caspian in The Chronicles of Narnia. The latest series of Ben was Shadow and Bone, where he took the role of General Kirigan.

Now, are you curious as to how much Ben Barnes’ net worth?

How Much is Ben Barnes’ Net Worth?

Ben Barnes Instagram selfie
Ben Barnes selfie (Instagram)

As of 2024, the estimation of Ben Barnes’ net worth is $2 million. Ben’s net worth significantly resulted from his hard work in starring roles in Dorian Gray, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, and Shadow and Bone.

Ben Barnes’ Career

Before beginning his acting career, Ben debuted as a vocalist in the pop band Hyrise in 2004. Two years later, he started appearing as a guest on the TV series Doctors. Later, Ben also joined the cast of The History Boys as Dakin.

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Ben Barnes in The Chronicles of Narnia Prince Caspian (2008)
Ben Barnes in The Chronicles of Narnia Prince Caspian (2008)

In 2007, Ben Barnes started acting as Prince Caspian in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. Previously, he made his movie debut in Stardust and played a young Dunstan Thorn. To prepare for filming, Ben Barnes had to practice horse-riding.

In 2008, Ben took on the role of John Whittaker in the comedy movie Easy Virtue. He starred alongside Jessica Biel.

Ben Barnes in Dorian Gray (2009)
Ben Barnes in Dorian Gray (2009)

In 2009, Ben Barnes starred in the movie adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s famous novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. Barnes took on the role of Dorian Gray, an enigmatic and charismatic figure who struggles with his own moral boundaries as he is granted eternal youth and beauty.

Furthermore, Ben also challenged himself to star as Sam Adams around 2015. Sam Adams is a character in the series called Sons of Liberty.

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Not only that, but Ben Barnes also performed as Logan Delos in Westworld (TV Series), Billy Russo/Jigsaw in The Punisher (TV Series), and also Benjamin Greene in Gold Digger (TV Series).

Ben Barnes in Westworld (TV Series)
Ben Barnes in Westworld (TV Series)

And in 2021, Ben Barnes was offered to star in Shadow and Bone as General Kirigan. Leigh Bardugo, the author of Shadow and Bone, expressed that Ben Barnes acted exceedingly well as General Kirigan.

Leigh praised the actor, saying, “Ben brings this tremendous humanity to a character.”

Ben Barnes in Shadow and Bone (TV Series)
Ben Barnes in Shadow and Bone (TV Series)

Netflix has announced that they have set the premiere date for season 2 of Shadow and Bone. Season 2 will return on March 16th, 2023, as Netflix has shown its key characters a teaser.

Furthermore, Ben Barnes had also chosen to pursue music professionally. In 2021 he released a five-track album titled Songs for You which consists of the songs 11:11, Rise Up, Pirate Song, Not the End and Ordinary Day.

Where Does Ben Barnes Live?

Ben Barnes once lived in Wimbledon, London, the place where he grew up. There, Ben lived together with his younger brother, Jack.

Poplar, United Kingdom
Poplar, United Kingdom

But now, it is said that Ben Barnes lived in an apartment located in Poplar, London.

How Much Does Ben Barnes Earn?

Ben Barnes starred in some hit series such as Shadow and Bone, it was reported that his salary could range between $20,000 to $40,000 per episode.

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Ben Barnes Turned Down a Role from Big TV Show

Believe it or not, Ben Barnes was once offered to be cast in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The invitation was sent by the director Kari Skogland herself, to Ben Barnes.

However, Ben Barnes had to decline the role because he recorded Shadow and Bone then. Ben explained this when he was interviewed by Rotten Tomatoes.

Ben Barnes said, “Kari Skogland sent me a message. She said she would direct Falcon and the Winter Soldier and invited me in because she had created a character just for me.”

Then he continued, “I had to decline the invitation since I was preparing the recordings for Shadow and Bone, so I have no idea who this character would be.”


Ben Barnes is a British actor and musician, he has starred in a variety of films and TV series, including The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Dorian Gray, Sons of Liberty (TV Series), Westworld (TV Series), Shadow and Bone (TV Series).

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