Kurt Russell, an American Television and Film actor. Earlier, Kurt was a professional baseball player too. He is widely known for being an action hero in films like Big Trouble in Little China, The Thing and Escape from New York. Let’s find out how much is Kurt Russell’s net worth in 2018.
Kurt Russell Early Life
Kurt Vogel Russell was born on March 17, 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts. His father Bing Russell (1926–2003) was an actor and professional baseball player. His mother, Louise Julia Russell (née Crone) was a dancer. Kurt has three sisters, Jill, Jamie and Jody. Jill’s son, Matt Franco is a profession baseball player. Kurt played as little league baseball throughout his grade school years. He was on his high school baseball teams. Kurt graduated from Thousand Oaks High School (1969).
Russell married actress, Season Hubley (m.1979-d.1983) and have a son, Boston (b. February 16, 1980). Kurt Russell started a relationship with Goldie Hawn (1983). Kurt and Goldie have a son, Wyatt Russell (b. July 10, 1986). Goldie Hawn’s son, actor Oliver Hudson, and daughter, Kate Hudson, consider Kurt as their father. The family owns a home in Palm Desert, California.
Kurt Russell Career, Awards & Achievement
Like his father, Kurt was a professional baseball player. He was the switch-hitting second baseman for the California Angels minor league affiliates, the Bend Rainbows (1970s) and Walla Walla Islanders (1972) in Class A-Short Season Northwest League. He moved up to Class AA (1973) with El Paso Sun Kings of the Texas League. While in the field, an incoming runner at the second base collided with Kurt. Kurt’s right shoulder was injured severely. He switched to full-time acting.
Kurt began his acting career since he was a little boy. He appeared as guest-star in “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” with Robert Vaughn (1964), “Our Man Higgins” with Stanley Holloway (ABC series). He was as Peter Hall in “Everybody Knows You Left Me” episode (1963). Kurt played the titular character in ABC western series, “The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters” (1963–64). Kurt was a guest-star in “Nemesis”, ABC series popular episodes (1964). Kurt acted as the mistaken orphan whose father (Rory Calhoun) had been imprisoned. In this NBC’s “The Virginian”, the father commenced looking for his son.
Kurt was Packy Kerlin in the “Blue Heaven” (1964) for western series “Gunsmoke”. He played several roles in Daniel Boone episodes. Thirteen year old Kurt was the Jungle Boy on CBS’s Gilligan’s Island episode (1965). Others include ABC’s western “The Legend of Jesse James”.
Kurt Russell signed a ten-year contract with The Walt Disney Company (1966). Kurt was Private Willie Prentiss in “Willie and the Yank: The Mosby Raiders” of Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Colour. Robert Osborne honoured Kurt when he mentioned “studio’s top star of the ’70s”. Kurt was in “The One and Only”, “Genuine, Original Family Band” and “The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes”. While working with Sherman Brothers Theatrical film musicals, he met Goldie Hawn.
Kurt was as Lt. Stephen “Bull” McCaffrey in “Backdraft” (1991), Wyatt Earp in “Tombstone” (1993) and Colonel Jack O’Neil in “Stargate”, military science fiction film (1994). Kurt’s acting of U.S. Olympic hockey coach named Herb Brooks in “Miracle” (2004) was well praised. Kurt Russell was in “The Battered Bastards of Baseball”, a documentary about his father and the Portland Mavericks for the Sundance Film Festival (2014). Also, Kurt co-starred in the action thriller “Furious 7” (2015).
Awards & Achievements
Russell and Goldie Hawn were honoured stars in the double star ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 4, 20107. Earlier, Russell was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special for the made-for-television film Elvis (1980).
Net worth of Kurt Russell
Kurt Russell has an estimated net worth of $70 million. He has earned huge fortunes from his TV shows and movie appearances. He earned $15,000,000 from sale of his mansion in California. He owns a house in Malibu California with value of $9,950,000.
Salary from TV shows and movies
Stargate – $7,000,000
Escape from L.A – $10,000,000
Breakdown – $15,000,000
Soldier – $15,000,000
Vanilla Sky – $5,000,000
Kurt Vogel Russell, aged 66, is one of the famous American actors. He has earned popularity owning to his acting kills both in the television industry and in the movie industry. He used to give at least a movie every year and that too a hit one. He is an easygoing man who enjoys his life and loves his children.