Jake Busey (full name: William Jacob “Jake” Busey) is an actor, musician and also a film producer from America. At times, he is accredited as Jacob Busey. Throughout his career, Busey is popular for making appearance in movies such as Tomcats, Starship Troopers, and Identity. Now let’s have a close look on Jake Busey’s net worth in 2019.
Busey was born in Los Angeles, on June 15, 1971 to parents Judy Busey, a photographer and Gary Busey, an actor. His upbringing was accomplished in Malibu, California. He spent some time of his childhood on film sets as well as touring with bands into which his father occasionally played, like Willie Nelson, Leon Russell, and Little Feat. At the age of five years, he was capable to make some career choices as he had chosen the two hobbies that ultimately developed into his professions: playing drums and acting.
The motion picture debut of Busey was noted in year 1978 movie titled Straight Time along with his father and Dustin Hoffman. It came to know that his two greatest noteworthy appearances are playing as the murderous religious activist opposite Jodie Foster within Contact and the second as smart-mouthed soldier named Ace Levy within Starship Troopers. Furthermore, he also appeared in H. G. Wells’ War of the Worlds, recognized as one of three 2005 movie versions of the novel written by H. G. Wells, along C. Thomas Howell.
Apart from playing the lead role, Busey too worked in some minor parts in some movies such as Windrunner: A Spirited Journey featuring Jason Wiles, I’ll Do Anything, Christmas with the Kranks starring Tim Allen, The Killing Jar, Enemy of the State, PCU, The Stoned Age, Fast Sofa with Natasha Lyonne and Jennifer Tilly, and Reaper with Vinnie Jones and Danny Trejo. Also, he appeared in lead role on TV series titled as Shasta McNasty.
The actor too lent the voice of The Radioman within year 2012 video game known as Spec Ops: The Line. It was in 2016 that Busey got featured in a feature film titled Deserted opposite Trent Ford, Mischa Barton, Jackson Davis, Winter Ave Zoli, Lance Henriksen, Dana Rosendorff, and Gerry Bednob.
Awards & Achievements
Jake Busey’s greatest achievement is his appearance in movies such as Tomcats, Starship Troopers, and Identity.
Net worth of Jake Busey
The estimated net worth of Jake Busey is $2.5 million. Jake Busey earned well and got high fame through his role in movies like Tomcats, Starship Troopers, and Identity. He took him three years to make the career breakthrough during the early 90’s. Through the slow kick off, the actor gradually progressed over the decade, noting minor appearances in high profile studio films such as I’ll Do Anything and Twister. Furthermore, he played significant roles in some smaller films like S.F.W. and Tail Lights Fade. In the meantime, the actor earned a name for himself by appearing in the science-fiction cult classic titled Starship Troopers, wherein he was featured as a cocky soldier named Ace Levy.
Jake Busey managed to make bright career in multiple fields like acting, music and film production. From childhood, he was determined towards his passion and transformed his hobbies into profession.