Bill Paxton Net Worth, Wealth, and Annual Salary

Bill Paxton Net Worth: Bill Paxton was an American actor, producer and film director who had a net worth of $40 million. Bill Paxton began in his career in the mid-70’s and worked steadily for more than 40 years. He is probably best known for films as “Titanic”, “Aliens”, “Twister”, and “Tombstone”. He was also the star of the HBO television series, “Big Love” which ran from 2006-2011. He was born William Paxton on May 17, 1955, in Forth Wort, Texas. During his career he made a successful transition from a performer of oddball character parts into a dramatic artist with considerable acting range in acclaimed features and on popular TV series. Paxton first entered the limelight portraying the bullying Chet in “Weird Science” (1985), before famously starring as the loud-mouthed Private Hudson for James Cameron in “Aliens” (1986). Throughout the next decade, Paxton continued to land leads in such movies as “Brain Dead” (1990), “The Vagrant” (1992) and “One False Move” (1992). Once he played Morgan Earp in Tombstone” (1993), Paxton escalated to a dependable featured player and leading man in blockbusting flicks like “Apollo 13” (1995), “Twister” (1996), and “Titanic” (1997). At the same time, he continued to act in smaller film projects like “Traveller” (1997), “A Simple Plan” (1998) and “Frailty” (2002), the latter of which marked his debut as a feature director. Having spent most of his time on the big screen, Paxton set his foot on TV with his turns on HBO’s acclaimed series “Big Love” (2006-2011), as well as on “Hatfields & McCoys” (History Channel, 2012). Over the years, Bill Paxton proved to be a veteran performer capable of dazzling audiences constantly by the breadth of his versatility. Tragically, Bill Paxton died on February 25, 2017 due to complications from heart surgery. He reportedly suffered a fatal stroke.

Bill Paxton Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More

Bill Paxton's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:

Bill Paxton Wealth Info
Net Worth$40 Million
SalaryN/A
Date of BirthMay 17, 1955 - February 25, 2017 (age 61 years)
GenderMale
Height5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
ProfessionActor, Film director, Film Producer
NationalityUnited States of America

Inspirational Quotes by Bill Paxton

I've had a career that is kind of under the radar, but it sure is varied, and I've been so blessed to be able to get paid to do something I love to do.

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I've had a life where things have worked out for me beyond my wildest dreams, and my brother's had just the opposite.

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Since I was a small boy, I was always around the game. I don't play golf much myself, but I love watching it. My father has played golf all his life.

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It's easy to get jaded. It's easy to get lazy. It's easy to get too self-centric, like, 'Why me? What about my needs?' It has nothing to do with that. But you see, you are the thing you are selling whether you are a director or an actor in this business. It's very tough. The town doesn't realize that its greatest resource is its people.

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It was so weird that I would end up directing 'The Greatest Game Ever Played,' because, y'know, I'm not a big golfer myself. But I grew up around the game. My mom and dad kind of built their dream house off the 11th fairway of Shady Oaks Country Club in Fort Worth.

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