Keira Knightley isn't your typical celebrity.
Despite being one of the richest U.K. stars under 30, the Begin Again actress reveals in the July issue of Glamour that she only gives herself a $50,000 (£30,000) salary.
"I think living an expensive lifestyle means you can't hang out with people who don't live that lifestyle," the 29-year-old explains.
"It alienates you. Some of my best most hilarious times have been in the least luxurious places."
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The modest number (for a movie star) is definitely surprising, considering the Sunday Times U.K. Rich List has estimated the Oscar-nominated actress's net worth to be around $50 million.
Although Knightley has chosen smaller projects in recent years, don’t forget she already has a successful franchise (Pirates of the Caribbean) under her belt, and a lucrative endorsement deal (Chanel).
However, Knightley's salary cap isn't new.
In May 2013, the Daily Mail obtained documentsRead More »from Keira Knightley Reveals Shocking Salary