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Kirk Douglas Net Worth, Wealth, and Annual Salary

Kirk Douglas net worth: Kirk Douglas was an American actor, producer, author and philanthropist who had a net worth of $60 million at the time of his death. Kirk Douglas was the father of actor/producer Michael Douglas. Kirk’s fortune would have been much higher, but about a decade before his death he chose to give away tens of millions of dollars through The Douglas Foundation. In the last few years of his life alone, Kirk’s foundation gave away $50 million to support various charities like Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. They also gave an estimated $40 million to Harry’s Haven, an Alzheimer’s facility in the LA suburbs. That includes $15 million that he gave Harry’s Haven on his own 99th birthday to establish the Kirk Douglass Care Pavilion.

The Early Life of Kirk Douglas

Early Life:┬áDouglas was born Issur Danielovitch on December 9, 1916, in Amsterdam, New York. He was the son of Byrna “Bertha” (1884-1958) and Herschel “Harry” Danielovitch (1884-1950). His parents were Jewish immigrants from a part of the Russian Empire that today is Belarus. The family spoke Yiddish at home. His father’s brother immigrated earlier than Kirk’s family and used the surname Demsky, which his parents also adopted. He grew up Izzy Demsky. He legally changed his name to Kirk Douglas before entering the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Kirk Douglas Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More

Kirk Douglas' net worth, salary and other interesting facts:

Kirk Douglas Wealth Info
Net Worth$60 Million
Date of BirthDecember 9, 1916 - February 5, 2020 (age 103 years)
Height5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
ProfessionActor, Author, Businessperson, Film director, Film Producer, Soldier
NationalityUnited States of America

Inspirational Quotes by Kirk Douglas

I guess I was a bad boy... Yes, yes, I've had lots of women in my life.

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My four sons all knew I was a Jew, but they were allowed to be whatever they wanted to be. The only thing important to me was that they be good people who help other people, because all religion should try to make you a better person and a more caring person. Whenever religion does that for you, it's a good religion.

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Fame is as much about luck as it is about talent, perhaps more.

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Acting is a youthful profession.

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I didn't think I was so tough until I did 'Champion'; then I was a tough guy.

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