Steven Frederic Seagal is an actor, martial artist, producer, director, screenwriter, and musician. He holds the citizenships of America, Serbia and Russia. Here is a quick summary of Steven Seagal’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Steven Seagal Early Life
Born on April 10, 1952, in Lansing, Michigan, to Samuel and Patricia Seagal, Steven is of Irish, Mongolian, Dutch, English and German heritage.
He went to Buena Park High School and then to Fullerton College.
When he was in his early twenties, he moved with his father to Japan and became involved in the martial arts. He happens to be the first foreigner in Japan to manage his own aikido dojo.
He met Miyako Fujitani who was an akido instructor in Los Angeles in 1974. The two returned to Japan and married in 1975. They had two children together, Kentaro Seagal and Ayako Fujitani. They parted ways when Seagal moved back to the USA.
His affair with Kelly LeBrock, led to his divorce with his first wife.
In 1984, he married, Adrienne La Russa but the marriage was annulled in the same year.
Kelly gave birth to Seagal’s child in 1984 and the two got married in 1987. She gave birth to Dominic in 1990, but she eventually filed for divorce in 1994.
Steven is currently married to Erdenetuya Batsukh, who is of Mongolian origin. They have one child together named, Kunzang.
Steven also has the honour of serving as the Guardian to the only child of 10th Panchen Lama of Tibet, Yabshi Pan Rinzinwangmo.
Steven Seagal Career, Awards & Achievement
Seagal’s career in Hollywood began with the film, Above the Law, which was directed by Andrew Davis. The movie was a success and led to more projects for Seagal, like, Marked for Death, Hard to Kill, and Out for Justice. These movies were well received by the audience and established him as an action hero.
His 1992 movie, Under Siege brought him more mainstream success and was a blockbuster in the US Box Office.
He also appeared on an episode of Saturday Night Live in 1991.
In 1994, Steven’s movie, On Deadly Ground, which he directed and starred in, emerged to be a box office flop. However, he considered it as an important pit stop for his career.
In the late 1990’s he was a part of films like, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, The Glimmer Man, Executive Decision, and Fire Down Below.
Steven also produced his own movie called, The Patriot, which was released direct-to-video.
He also acted as producer for the movie, Prince of Central Park.
The next two movies he produced, Ticker, and Half Past Dead were both commercial failures.
His other direct-to-video movies include, Pistol Whipped, Black Dawn, The Keeper, Driven to Kill, Belly of the Beast, Against the Dark, Out of Reach, Submerged, Kill Switch, Urban Justice, A Dangerous Man, and Born to Raise Hell.
In 2009, he starred in the television series, Steven Seagal: Lawman. He also produced and starred in True Justice.
Seagal has also dabbled in the music industry. In 2005, he released an album titled, Songs from the Crystal Cave. In 2006, he released his second album, Mojo Priest.
Awards and Achievements
Steven has been nominated for the Golden Raspberry Award multiple times in the course of his career. However, he has won it only once in 1995, for being the Worst Director for the movie, On Deadly Ground.
Net Worth of Steven Seagal
Steven Seagal has a net worth of $16 million which is a result of his career in Hollywood.
Steven is undeniably an accomplished martial artist who brought his skill to Hollywood in order to carve a career out for himself.