Dominic Purcell’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

Source of Wealth: Film and TelevisionAge: 49Birth Place: Wirral, England, United KingdomHeight: 1.88 m (6′ 2″)Weight: 193 lbs (87 kg)Marital Status: Divorced (Rebecca Williamson)Full Name: Dominic Haakon Myrtvedt PurcellNationality: AustralianDate of Birth: 17 February 1970Ethnicity: Norwegian and IrishOccupation: ActorEducation: Western Australian Academy of Performing ArtsChildren: 4 (Joseph, Audrey, Lily-Rose and Augustus)

Dominic Purcell’s net worth stands at $8 million. Dominic Purcell is one actor with a lot of diversified talents. He has acted in films and television shows and has also featured in video games. His wealth thus comes from multiple sources. He has also worked as a landscape gardener.

He was born in England, but the family moved to Australia (Sydney) when Dominic was just two years old. His parents are Norwegian and Irish. He went to the Blaxland East Public School, St Dominic’s College, Penrith, and McCarthy Catholic College. Dominic went on to join the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. That’s how he became interested in the stage and on-screen performances.

He started off with the television with “Home And Away” in 1991 where Dominic was seen as a policeman. There was a draught after this as he didn’t really receive an offer, so he tried many different things. The next break he got was in 1997 with “Raw FM” where he played the role of Granger Hutton. It was telecast over 13 episodes. There was no looking back from there. He kept receiving offers regularly. The first movie he did was in 2000 – “Mission: Impossible II”. Since then, Purcell has acted in more than 20 movies. However, Dominic is to this day, best known for his performance in “Prison Break” as Lincoln Burrows. This television drama on the Fox network became very popular. It ran for four seasons between 2005 and 2009.

Dominic Purcell got married to Rebecca Williamson, but the couple divorced. They have two daughters.