Paul Ritter's Worth At The Time Of His Death May Surprise You

On April 6, 2020, beloved actor Paul Ritter died at the age of 55 after a long battle with a brain tumor. Ritter's agent informed The Guardian, "He died peacefully at home with his wife Polly and sons Frank and Noah by his side." 


The agent added, "Paul was an exceptionally talented actor playing an enormous variety of roles on stage and screen with extraordinary skill. He was fiercely intelligent, kind, and very funny. We will miss him greatly."

The British actor has become well known both on the theatrical stage and the silver screen over the past few decades. Ritter was nominated for an Oliver Award in 2006 for his role in Coram Boy, and a Tony Award for his role in The Norman Conquest (via TheaterMania). Harry Potter fans may recognize the fallen star as Eldred Worple from 2009's Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, per Mirror

Following the tragic news of Ritter's death, many fans are wondering just how much money the actor made from his long and successful acting career.


Paul Ritter starred in many high profile films and television series 

Paul Ritter is best known for his role in the acclaimed HBO series Chernobyl and the beloved British sitcom Friday Night Dinner, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary later this year by airing a Friday Night Dinner-themed night set to expected to air in the spring (via Radio Times). Friday Night Dinner creator Robert Popper told BBC Radio 5 Live Ritter was, "a deeply clever, funny, intelligent, kind man. But he also had that rare thing, he had the common touch, so people could just relate to him."


Popper also took to Twitter, writing, "Devastated at this terribly sad news. Paul was a lovely, wonderful human being. Kind, funny, super caring and the greatest actor I ever worked with x.'

In addition to Ritter's starring roles in Chernobyl and Friday Night Dinner, he played a villain in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace and a spy in the critically acclaimed television series The Game. According to IMDb, Ritter had 77 acting credits to his name.

Idol Net Worth reports that Ritter was worth 10 million dollars in 2021.