Who is Yvonne McGuinness?
Born on October 12, 1972 in Kilkenny, Ireland, Yvonne McGuinness is a visual artist, but is probably best recognized as the wife of actor Cillian Murphy. Her husband is known for his work in several films including ‘Breakfast on Pluto’, ‘Inception’, ‘The Dark Knight’ trilogy and ’28 Days Later’. He has also made many notable TV appearances including in “Peaky Blinders”.
The Wealth of Yvonne McGuinness
As of the beginning of 2020, Yvonne McGuinness’s net worth is estimated to be over $1 million, earned through a successful career in the arts, with much of her work well known in the UK.
She is also likely benefiting from her husband’s success, with Murphy having an estimated net worth of over $15 million, from an extensive career in the acting profession.
Life and career
Growing up in Kilkenny, Yvonne developed a love of art at a young age. She eventually studied and learned art in a variety of styles and contexts. She became known for her depiction of art that focuses on themes of deceit and the self, including the tension one experiences in a desire to fully express oneself as opposed to hiding one’s true desires.
She eventually continued her studies after completing her undergraduate degree and moved to London where she entered the Royal College of Art to obtain a master’s degree; the school is known as the only postgraduate university of art and design in the world. After completing her studies, she returned to Ireland and started working in Dublin, where she now lives. Over the years, many of her works have been recognized in her country and in the UK where she has staged shows in various venues. Apart from art, she is also passionate about filmmaking and has made a few short films during her career, including ‘Procession’ and ‘This Is Between Us’.
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Husband – Cillian Murphy
Cillian is also from Ireland, where both his parents worked in academia, while his father worked in the Irish Department of Education. With many of his relatives involved in that industry, it seemed he was inclined to follow suit, but things changed dramatically as he grew up. He became fond of writing songs and playing music at a young age, often doing these activities with his siblings.
He attended Presentation Brothers College, where he often got into trouble, realizing that there was no proper creative outlet at his school, but he did become interested in acting because of an acting course offered.
He set his sights on a career in the entertainment industry and started his foray into music, working in various bands with his brother. This eventually led to them being offered a five-album deal by Acid Jazz Records, but they chose not to sign because his brother was still in high school. Cillian later admitted that this was a good move, as he realized that signing your life to a label was not a good idea.
Transition to acting – Cillian Murphy
After completing a bachelor’s degree, he enrolled at University College Cork to study law, but eventually dropped out due to his disinterest. Acting became more than just an interest at that time, as he started going to theater productions.
He eventually joined the UCC Drama Society and took part in a production of “Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme”. This led to a few more starring roles, such as in “Little Shop of Horrors”, although at the time he had no dreams of becoming a major actor, just interested in the lifestyle that acting would give him.
In 1996 he made his professional stage debut in “Disco Pigs”, which was very successful and as a result toured several countries. He wanted to return to music, but an acting cop pursued him instead, and from then on his career took off.
Throughout the 1990s, he appeared in professional theater projects, eventually leading to independent films and a movie adaptation of “Disco Pigs.”
Rise to Fame – Cillian Murphy
In the 2000s, he landed more regular roles. In 2002, Murphy’s career took off when he became the star of the horror movie “28 Days Later”, a zombie movie in which he is seen as a survivor of a widespread pandemic. The film became an international hit and so more opportunities came his way. In 2005 he was form in “Batman Begins” by Christopher Nolan as Dr. Jonathan Crane, who is also the super villain Scarecrow. His audition for Batman impressed Nolan so much that he was accepted into the cast.
He continued to reprise his role in subsequent films of Nolan’s Batman trilogy.
In 2005, he continued to receive recognition for his work as a transgender woman in the movie “Breakfast on Pluto”. Five years later, he worked with Nolan again, playing the role of Robert Fischer in “Inception”. His next major project was the television series “Peaky Blinders”, a historical show set in post-World War I Birmingham, in which he follows a criminal gang during this period and again received critical acclaim for his performance. One of his latest projects is the Nolan movie “Dunkirk”, where he plays an army officer. nameless rolebecause he felt it was a very real experience of many soldiers during the war.
In 1996 Yvonne met Cillian at one of his band shows, and they started a relationship, they were together for eight years before deciding to get married. They have two children together and lived in London for a long time before that move back to Dublin in 2015. The pair prefer to live far away from the entertainment industry as they do not want to move to Hollywood as they prefer to keep their lives private. She doesn’t go with him to red carpet events, and Cillian is often the type of guy who doesn’t get too involved in the celebrity scene, only with actor friends who are also of Irish descent.