John Joseph Nicholson, better known as Jack Nicholson is an American filmmaker and actor. He holds the distinction of being the most nominated male actor for the Academy Awards in its history. Now let’s have a close look on Jack Nicholson’s net worth in 2018.
Jack Nicholson Early Life
John was born on April 22, 1937, in Neptune City, New Jersey, to June Frances who was only at 18 at the time of his birth. She was unsure as to who the father was, and so June’s parents agreed to bring him up as their own son.
He attended Manasquan High School before joining the Air National Guard.
He was discharged from active duty in 1962.
Nicholson was married to Sarah King from 1962-68. The have a daughter together.
Nicholson dated Anjelica Huston as well as Rebecca Broussard. He had a daughter, Lorraine, with the latter.
From 1999-2000, he dated Lara Flynn Boyle.
Jack Nicholson Career
He made his acting debut in the low budget film, The Cry Baby Killer.
He also appeared in The Raven, The Terror, The Little Shop of Horrors, Ride in the Whirlwind and The Shooting.
In the 1960’s he wrote the screenplay for the movie, The Trip.
In 1969, he got his breakthrough role in the film, Easy Rider, which earned him an Oscar nomination.
In 1970, he starred in Five Easy Pieces along with Karen Black. This role popularised him as the American Anti-hero.
In 1970’s he starred in films like Carnal Knowledge, The Last Detail, Chinatown, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Passenger, The Last Tycoon and The Missouri Breaks.
In the 1980’s he was a part of films like The Shining, The Border, Terms of Endearment, Reds, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Prizzi’s Honor, The Witches of Eastwick, Broadcast News, Ironweed as well as the 1989 Batman movie where he played the role of The Joker.
The 1990’s saw him in films like, A Few Good Men, Mars Attacks!, Man Trouble, Hoffa and As Good as It Gets, for which he won one of his Oscars.
In 2002, he starred in About Schmidt for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.
In 2003, he appeared in Anger Management and Something’s Gotta Give.
In 2006, he was a part of the cast of Martin Scorsese’s The Departed.
The following year, he and Morgan Freeman starred in The Bucket List.
In 2010, he appeared in the film, How Do You Know.
He also appeared on SNL 40, which was an anniversary special for Saturday Night Live.
Awards and Achievements
Jack Nicholson has been nominated twelve times for the Academy Award. He has won it twice for Best Actor; for his role in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and his role in As Good as It Gets.
He has also won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Terms of Endearment.
He is also the recipient of a grand total of six Golden Globe Awards.
In 1994, he was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Film Institute.
In 2001, he received the Kennedy Center Honor. In the same year, he won the Stanislavsky Award in the 23rd Moscow Film Festival.
Net Worth of Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson has a net worth of $400 million. His substantial worth comes from his very successful career in Hollywood as one of its most established actors.
Jack Nicholson sprang to fame as playing the role of the antihero, making a breakthrough in Hollywood in the 1960’s by playing this unusual role. He is a decorated Award-winning actor and is a treat to watch on the big screen.