Jon Voight is an American actor who has won several Golden Globe Awards in his acting career. However, he has been a part of multiple controversies as well. His relationship with his daughter Angelina Jolie is one of the most confusing topic in film industry. Now let’s have a close look on Jon Voight’s net worth in 2019.
Jon Voight was born on December 29, 1938 to Barbara and Elmer Voight. He was born and grew up in Yonkers, New York. He has two brothers: Barry (elder) and Wesley (younger).
Jon did his schooling from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, New York, where he participated in the school’s annual musical as a comedic character. He completed his graduation in Bachelor of Arts from The Catholic University of America, Washington DC. After graduating, Jon moved to New York for his acting career.
Jon Voight has been married twice. He married his first wife actress Lauri Peters in 1962. The couple divorced in 1967 due to some personal problems.
In 1971, Jon married Marcheline Bertrand (American actress), and the couple was blessed with two children, a boy (James Haven) and a girl (Angelina Jolie). The couple was separated in 1976, and finally divorced in 1980.
Jon initiated his acting career through TV industry in the early ’60s. He worked in the drama series Gunsmoke from 1963 to 1968. He had also worked as a guest in Naked City and The Defenders. In 1965, he started his theatre career by playing a role in A View from the Bridge.
He finally found a place in the film industry in 1967 when he cast a role in the film Fearless Frank. In 1969, his acting career took a turnaround when he got selected in the film Midnight Cowboy. He cast the role of Joe Buck in the movie. He got many awards and nominations for his amazing performance as Joe Buck, and eventually, he started rising in the film industry.
He then worked for Mike Nichols’ film Catch 22 in 1970. Over the next few years, he appeared in many films and thanks to his good work, he became one of the most demanding actor of the time.
Jon was also a part of the 1996 blockbuster Mission Impossible, where he played the role of James Phelps, the spymaster. In 2001, he cast the role of Major-General Juergen Stroop in Uprising and got a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.
He has been a part of some great movies. He has already worked in more than 50 movies and still working frequently in the film industry.
Awards & Achievements
In 1969, Jon won the BAFTA Award as best newcomer for his great performance in Midnight Cowboy. In the same year, he was honored with the Golden Globe Award. He has also won three more Golden Globe Awards and dozens of other awards in his acting career. He has also been a part of numerous nominations as well throughout his career.
Net Worth of Jon Voight
Jon Voight has an estimated net worth of $55 million. He made almost all of his income with his acting career in the film industry. He has also fueled some of his earnings with endorsement deals and TV shows as well.
There is no doubt that Jon Voight is one of the most recognized American actor of all time. He has been working in film industry for more than 40 years and still very active in numerous events. Apart from acting, he is a very active member of American politics too. He supported Donal Trump in the 2016 American presidential elections.
His both children are also on the same track following the footprints of their father. Both are quite famous in the cinema world.
Jon has always found a place in different controversies as well, but still he has a great fan-following across the globe. He is spending his current time with his children and grandchildren.