Samuel L. Jackson net worth: How rich is the actor (despite not winning an Oscar)?
NOTo we doubt the acting talent of Samuel L. Jacksona Hollywood icon who, throughout his career, has shot more than 150 films and helmed film projects that have grossed millions, so the veteran actor has a net worth that’s hard to match.
More recently, Jackson is best known for playing Nick Fury in the marvel moviesbut throughout his long career, he brought to life unforgettable characters for the collective memory, even if his beginnings were not easy.
After participating in roles in plays and TV movies in the 70s, in the 80s Jackson was given the opportunity by Spike Lee to appear in some of his films, which allowed him in the early 90s to be part of films such as “Goodfellas” (1990), “Jungle Fever” (1991), “Patriot Games” (1992), “Amos & Andrew” (1993), “True Romance” (1993) and Jurassic Park.
His relationship with the director Quentin Tarantino led him to bring memorable characters to life in films such as “pulp Fiction“(1994),”Jack Brown” (1997), “Django Unchained” (2012) and “eight haters” (2015).
He also acted in films such as “A Time to Kill” (1996), “The Negotiator” (1998), “Snakes on a Plane” (2006) and “Kong: Skull Island” (2017), in addition to collaborate as a voice actor in animated films, video games or audio books such as the New Testament Bible.
What did Samuel L. Jackson say about not winning an Oscar?
Although Jackson will be recognized with a Honorary Oscar during the 94th Academy Awards this year, the actor did not hesitate to send a message assuring that he should have won the Oscar in 1995 for his role as Best Supporting Actor in “Pulp Fiction”.
“My wife and I went to see ‘Bugsy’, damn it! They got nominated and I didn’t? I guess black people usually win for doing despicable crap on screen. Like Denzel [Washington] for being a horrible cop in “Training Day”. All the good things he’s done in uplifting roles like “Malcolm X?” No – we’ll give it to that motherfucker.
“So maybe I should have won one. But the Oscars don’t move the decimal point on your check – it’s about getting asses in seats and I did a good job of doing that” , Jackson told The Times.
Net worth of Samuel L. Jackson
According to celebrity net worth, Samuel L. Jackson net worth is $250 million, with a worldwide box office total of his films (not including cameos) of over $16.7 billion. The actor receives a salary of 10 to 20 million dollars for each leading role in a major production.