Samuel L. Jackson is a prolific American actor and producer with appearances in over 150 films during his career to date. He is one of the top-grossing actors of all time, with the worldwide box office total of his films (excluding cameo appearances) sitting at over $16.7 billion. Samuel L. Jackson movies have grossed an average of $89.9 million per film. He earns a salary of $10 to $20 million for a single starring role in a major production. Thanks to a savvy negotiation, Samuel earns $4 to $6 million every time he appears as Nick Fury in a Marvel movie, even if it’s a brief end credit cameo scene with one or two lines.
The Early Life of Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel Leroy Jackson was born in Washington, D.C., on December 21, 1948, as the only child of his parents Elizabeth and Roy. He was raised by his mother in Chattanooga, Tennessee, with limited contact with his father. He attended several segregated schools, eventually graduating from Riverside High School in Chattanooga. He subsequently enrolled at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, where he initially pursued a degree in marine biology. After joining a local acting groups to earn extra credit for a class, Jackson discovered an interest in acting and decided to switch majors.
Samuel L. Jackson Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More
Samuel L. Jackson's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:
|Net Worth||$250 Million|
|Date of Birth||December 21, 1948 (age 74 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.89 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Film Producer, Singer, Television producer, Voice Actor|
|Nationality||United States of America|
Inspirational Quotes by Samuel L. Jackson
Long Kiss Goodnight has a huge cult following. They could make another version of that movie right now and make a lot of money.Samuel L. Jackson
I voted for Barack because he was black. 'Cuz that's why other folks vote for other people - because they look like them... That's American politics, pure and simple.Samuel L. Jackson
I actually think I have an audience member's sensibility about going to the movies.Samuel L. Jackson
Not everybody goes to movies to get their life changed.Samuel L. Jackson
All movies aren't fun; some are hard work. You try to do something and convey a set of emotions that have to do with some real life kind of stuff.Samuel L. Jackson