Popular American actor, producer, and director Nicolas Cage also has his own production house that goes by the name ‘Saturn Films’, and has produced films like ‘The Life of David Gale’ and ‘Shadow of the Vampire’. Keep reading to know more about Nicolas Cage’s net worth in 2018.
Nicolas Cage Early Life
Born on the 7th of January in the year 1964 as Nicolas Kim Coppola, he was the son of August Coppola a literature professor and Joy Vogelsang a choreographer and dancer. He was born and brought up in a proper Catholic family with both his paternal grandparents being artists, Carmine Coppola, and Italia Pennino.
He had two more brothers, both of whom are popular radio personalities, Marc Coppola and Christopher Coppola. Nicholas went to Beverly Hills High School, a rather common Alma mater of a lot of entertainers. He later went to the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television, as he was always interested in acting from a young age. He had his first acting experience in his school days when he became a part of his school product ‘Golden Boy’.
In the year 1988, he started dating actress Christina Fulton and they also had a baby boy named Weston Coppola Cage. Cage has incidentally been married thrice in his life, with Patricia Arquette being his first wife, who he married in 1995, and divorced in 2001. He then married Lisa Presley in August 2002 and got divorced in November 2002. His third marriage was with Alice Kim in the year 2004, they had a son named Kal- El in the year 2005, and then got divorced in Jan 2016.
Nicolas Cage Career, Awards & Achievement
Cage debuted in films with the 1982 film ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’. After this film, he went on to act in several mainstream as well as offbeat films, but never stopped working. His popular film appearances include ‘Moonstruck’ the popular ‘Raising Arizona’ and offerings such as ‘Wild at Heart’ or the quirky Matchstick Men’ and lots more.
Some of his popular films where he worked as a lead include ‘Racing the Moon’, ‘Birdy’ along with ‘The Rock’, ‘Face Off’, ‘Con Air’ etc. His role in movies like Ghost Rider has become stuff of legends
He forayed into direction with the 2002 film ‘Sonny’ starring James Franco. He also started his own production house ‘Saturn Films’ which produced the film ‘Shadow of the Vampire’.
Awards & Achievements
Cage has been nominated for multiple awards for several films he did in his career. He has won maximum awards for his film ‘Leaving Las Vegas’ in which he acted as an Alcoholic writer. For the film, he won an Academy Award, along with a Golden Globe, and even a Screen Guild Award as well.
Net Worth of Nicolas Cage
Cage has been into acting from a young age, and then also forayed into direction and production, he was earning around $40 million per annum around the year 2009 according to Forbes. However, his net worth is $45 million.
Nicolas Cage has been a dedicated performer for the most part of his career. He changed his name to Nicholas Cage at a young age to avoid accusations regarding nepotism. However, there were certain irregularities in his behavior as well since he failed to pay the federal tax for a few of the properties owned by him. Yet for most of his fans, he is still the superstar who gave us iconic movies like Face Off and The Rock. In fact in the eyes of several of his fans, he is a legend and there is a cult following for some of his movies like Matchstick Men and National Treasure.