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Ernie Hudson Net Worth, Wealth, and Annual Salary

Ernie Hudson Net Worth: Ernie Hudson is an American actor who has a net worth of $5 million. He has an extensive acting career, spanning over forty years. He is best known for his roles as Winston Zeddemore in the “Ghostbusters” film franchise and as Warden Leo Glynn in the HBO series “Oz,” but he has appeared in a number of other films including the 1994 superhero film “The Crow,” the 1995 biographical drama “The Basketball Diaries,” the 2000 comedy “Miss Congeniality.” Interestingly, while Hudson auditioned to do the character’s voice on the Ghostbusters animated series, he lost the part to Arsenio Hall.

The Early Life of Ernie Hudson

Early Life: Ernie Hudson was born Earnest Lee Hudson on October 17th, 1945 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. When he was only two months old, his mother died of tuberculosis. His father had no involvement in his life, Hudson has never met him. He was raised by his maternal grandmother. After graduating high school, Hudson immediately enrolled in the United States Marine Corps, but he was discharged only three months later due to being diagnoses with asthma. He moved to Detroit and became a resident playwright at Concept East, which is the oldest black theatre company in the US. He also enrolled at Wayne State University to study writing and drama, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 1973. During his time in college, he founded the Actors’ Ensemble Theatre, which was a club for black screenwriters and actors.

Ernie Hudson Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More

Ernie Hudson's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:

Ernie Hudson Wealth Info
Net Worth$5 Million
Date of BirthDecember 17, 1945 (age 78 years)
Height6 ft (1.82 m)
ProfessionActor, Film Producer, Playwright, Voice Actor
NationalityUnited States of America

Inspirational Quotes by Ernie Hudson

When I finally decided that my only hope was to go to college, I took an acting class, and once I walked onstage, I just knew I was home.

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After all these years, almost 30 years later, whenever I'm on the street, someone will call out, 'Who you gonna call?'

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You go down to Skid Row and you see literally hundreds of people and not just men, but women and children as well. It's really a tragedy that our society has come to that.

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But when we have families, when we have children, this gives us a purpose for being, to protect our children, to avoid going to jail because if I'm in jail, who looks after my children, who's there for my wife?

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It's a hard call, but I've no desire to live my children's lives. I think my job as a father is to protect them, to allow them a safe place to grow up and to teach them what I've learned.

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