Samuel L. Jackson is a well-known American actor who is also a film producer and has appeared in many critically acclaimed films. He has won many awards and has been active in his career for over four decades.
Jackson has starred in more than 100 films including ‘Snakes on a Plane,’ ‘The 51st State’, ‘Shaft,’ ‘Black Snake Moan,’ ‘Unbreakable,’ and ‘Die Hard with a Vengeance.’ Let’s find out how much is Samuel L. Jackson’s net worth 2018 And how did this black actor manage to accumulate all the wealth and fame.
Samuel L. Jackson Early Life
Samuel Leroy Jackson was born on December 21, 1948, in Washington, D.C. to his parents Roy Henry Jackson and Elizabeth Jackson. He was raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
He completed his schooling at Riverside High School. Following that, he went to Atlanta, Georgia’s Morehouse College and earned his bachelor’s degree. Jackson is the co-founder of ‘Just Us Theatre.’
In 1980, Samuel L Jackson got married to LaTanya Richardson. The couple has a daughter named Zoe. He created his own charitable organization along with his wife. Jackson is known to collect action figures.
Jackson attended the funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968. He has taken part in the protest march in Memphis. In 1969, he was charged with a second-degree felony and got suspended for two years from Morehouse College. During his suspension, he used to work as a social worker.
Samuel L. Jackson’s Career
In 1972, Samuel L Jackson appeared as Stan Lee in the film ‘Together for Days.’ In 1980, he was seen in ‘The Exterminator.’ In the 1980s, he appeared for the movies ‘Coming to America,’ ‘School Daze,’ ‘Do the Right Thing,’ and ‘Sea of Love.’
His film roles from the 1990s include ‘’Betsy’s Wedding’, ‘The Exorcist III’, ‘Jungle Fever’, ‘Juice’ Goodfellas’, ‘Patriot Games’, ‘Fathers & Sons’, ‘Jurassic Park’, ‘Pulp Fiction’, ‘Losing Isaiah’, ‘The Long Kiss Goodnight’, ‘The Red Violin’, ‘Out of Sight’, and ‘Deep Blue Sea’.
In 2001, he became the actor and executive producer of the film ‘The Caveman’s Valentine.’ In the 2000s, he was seen in the films ‘Kill Bill: Volume 2’, ‘xXx,’ ‘Snakes on a Plane,’ and ‘The Spirit.’ His other films are ‘Chi-Raq,’ ‘The Legend of Tarzan,’ ‘Oldboy,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, and ‘Big Game.’
Jackson has appeared in many TV movies and television shows like ‘The Displaced Person,’ ‘Ghostwriter,’ ‘Against the Wall,’ ‘The Boondocks,’ ‘Afro Samurai,’ ‘The Sunset Limited,’ ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ and Dead Man Out.’ He has appeared in web series and has lent his voice to many video games like ‘The Incredibles,’ ‘Iron Man 2’, Afro Samurai’, and ‘GTA: San Andreas.’
In 1994, Samuel L. Jackson was nominated for the Academy Awards in the category of Best Supporting Actor. He has won the 1994 BAFTA Awards for his role in ‘Pulp Fiction.’ In 2013, he won the Black Reel Awards for ‘Django Unchained.’ He has received four nominations from the Golden Globe Awards and is the winner of two Independent Spirit Awards. He is also the winner of four NAACP Image Awards out of 10 nominations.
Net Worth of Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson has an estimated net worth of more than $200 million. He made this wealth by appearing in a number of movies and TV shows. His films have grossed more than $7.42 billion from 68 movies. Jackson is also a voice actor and has lent his voice to the films ‘Astro Boy’, ‘Face of the Penguins,’ ‘Fluke,’ and ‘Zambezia.’ He will be next seen in the films ‘Captain Marvel’, ‘Glass,’ ‘Life Itself,’ ‘Blazing Samurai’, and ‘Incredibles 2’.
Samuel L. Jackson is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. He has appeared in video games, web series, films, and TV shows. He has also hosted many awards shows and has released two audiobooks including ‘A Rage in Harlem.’ He is the world’s leading actor to gross at the box office.