Bill Murray is an American comedian, an actor as well as a writer. He rose to fame because of his appearance on Saturday Night Live. In addition to that, he had a starring role in Meatballs (1979). In the 1980s, Bill starred in Ghostbusters, Stripes, Caddyshack and Tootsie among others. After that, he has acted in many other films. Apart from acting, he was one of the directors of Quick Change (1990). Let’s find out how much is Bill Murray’s net worth in 2018.
Bill Murray Early Life
Bill Murray was born in in 1950 on 21st September as William James Murray. He was born to Lucille and Edward Joseph Murray II. His birthplace was Evanston, Illinois, but he grew up in Wilmette, Illinois. The careers of his mother and father were a mailroom clerk and a lumber salesman, respectively.
Murray has eight siblings. His sister known as Nancy is a nun of Adrian Dominican, Michigan. On the other hand, he has three brothers who are actors namely Joel, John as well as Brian Doyle-Murray. Another sister had polio, and the mother has had several miscarriages. They lost their father to diabetes’ complications in 1967.
He has once been a student not only in St. Joseph’s grade school but also Loyola Academy. Upon graduation, he enrolled at Regis University, Denver for pre-medical courses. His 20th birthday turned out sour because he was arrested possessing 4.5 kg of cannabis. He was convicted and then sentenced to probation.
His first marriage was in 1981 on 25th January to Margaret Kelly. They got married in Las Vegas and remarried in Chicago. They have two children, Homer, and Luke who were born in 1982 and 1985, respectively. They divorced in 1996.
The following year, he remarried Jane Butler who they already had an affair when he was still married to his first wife. They have four children namely Caleb, Cooper, Jackson, and Lincoln. They separated in 2008 due to various reasons.
Bill Murray Career
At first, Murray joined The Second City. However, he left for the New York City in 1974. There, he was hired by John Belushi in The National Lampoon Radio Hour as a player. The following year, he joined Saturday Night Live.
In 1979 he got his debut film starring role in Meatballs. Next, he portrayed the character of Hunter S. Thompson in Where the Buffalo Roam (1980). Others include The Missing Link, Loose Shoes; Nothing Lasts Forever, Little Shop of Horrors and She is Having a Baby.
Others include Olive Kitteridge, St. Vincent, Hyde Park on Hudson, Rushmore as well as the Ghostbusters. He earned Golden Globe nominations from all those.
He together with his brothers owns a hotel called Murray Bros. Caddy Shark. Its location is around St. Augustine, Florida.
Awards & Achievements
Bill has 52 awards. They include one Golden Globe, two primetime Emmy, BAFTA, Critics Choice Television and 2 Film Independent Spirit Awards among others.
Net Worth of Bill Murray
Bill Murray has a net worth of over $150 million. He has made most of his money from his career as an actor. Over the years, he has portrayed several roles in films and television series. He has also earned from his performances as a comedian. In addition to that, Bill has written various books and the sales of the books has also contributed to his current total assets.
Billy Murray is an award-winning actor. In addition to that, Bill is a writer as well as the writer. He rose to fame when he appeared in the Saturday Night Live. His starring role in the Lost in Translation of 2003 iced the cake. He has earned many awards which is evidence that his performances are terrific.