Samuel L Jackson. Net Worth 2023

Samuel L Jackson. Net Worth 2023: Samuel Leroy Jackson was born December 21, 1948, in Washington, D.C., U.S American actor who was especially known for his work in action blockbusters and his films with directors Spike Lee (Do the Right Thing [1989] and Jungle Fever [1991]) and Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction [1994] and Django Unchained [2012]). He is widely regarded as one of the most popular actors of his generation.

Samuel L Jackson. Net Worth 2023

The films in which he has appeared have collectively grossed over $27 billion worldwide, making him the highest-grossing actor of all time. Jackson is a highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 150 films. 

Jackson’s grandparents nurtured him in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He joined the Black Power movement while he was a student at Atlanta’s historically Black Morehouse College. He was expelled in 1969 after locking up several school board members for two days in a building to protest the majority-whiteboard composition. Jackson went to Morehouse to pursue acting after working as a social worker for two years in Los Angeles after being moved by a Negro Ensemble Company show. After earning his degree in 1972, he joined the Black Image Theatre Company and began performing politically charged sketches around the nation, mostly for white audiences.

Jackson relocated to New York City in 1976 and started working in theater there. While performing in Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play A Soldier’s Play in 1981, Jackson got to know actors Morgan Freeman and Spike Lee, who was studying to be a filmmaker. Jackson was supported by both, and Lee gave him roles in some of his early movies, such as School Daze (1988), Do the Right Thing (1989), Mo’ Better Blues (1990), and Jungle Fever (1991), for which he won the first-ever best-supporting actor prize given by the Cannes film festival judges for his compelling portrayal of a devout drug user. Jackson, who had recently left treatment, was inspired by that role to give up drugs for good.

Jackson’s breakout role as a talkative, Bible-quoting murderer in Tarantino’s cult classic Pulp Fiction marked his professional debut. He received an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actor for the role. His other 1990s roles included those as Mace Windu in Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace (1999), Tarantino’s Jackie Brown (1997), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), A Time to Kill (1996), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996), and Tarantino’s Die Hard with a Vengeance (1996). He played the same character again in Attack of the Clones (2002) and Revenge of the Sith (2013). (2005). He also provided that character’s voice for Star Wars: Episode IX—The Rise of Skywalker (2019).

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Jackson demonstrated his versatility in 21st-century roles such as a colonel in the military in Rules of Engagement (2000), a police detective in John Singleton’s remake of the blaxploitation film Shaft (2000), an irate driver in Changing Lanes (2002), an FBI agent in Snakes on a Plane (2006), and an outspoken but devoted white slaver’s butler in Quentin Tarantino’s bloody Django Unchained (2012). Jackson signed a nine-movie deal in 2009, which included Iron Man 2 (2010), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019), and Avengers: Endgame. He had previously given Marvel Comics permission to use his features for the character Nick Fury (2019).

In 2015 Jackson gained accolades for his roles in Lee’s Chi-Raq, a satire on gang violence in Chicago, and Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, in which Jackson starred as a Black bounty hunter encountering racism and extreme violence in the aftermath of the American Civil War. The following year he starred as a villain seeking immortality in Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, a fantastical adventure based on a popular young adult series by Ransom Riggs. Jackson’s films in 2017 included Kong: Skull Island and The Hitman’s Bodyguard; in 2021 he appeared in the latter’s sequel, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard.

Jackson returned to two characters he first performed in 2000 in 2019: John Shaft in Shaft and a comic book dealer/villain from M. Night Shyamalan’s eerie movie Unbreakable in Glass. He also had a leading role in The Last Full Measure, a film about a courageous American soldier in the Vietnam War and the plot that prevented him from receiving the Medal of Honor. The Banker, a drama about two African American businessmen who pose as a white guys in the 1950s, was one of Jackson’s credits from the year 2020. He had an appearance in Spiral, a Saw horror movie, the following year.

Jackson’s sonorous voice also provided the narration for numerous films, and he frequently appeared on TV as a spokesperson for various products and services. He could be heard in the animated films The Incredibles (2004) and Incredibles 2 (2018).

Jackson’s personal life.

In 1980, Jackson married actress and producer LaTanya Richardson, whom he met while attending Morehouse College. The couple has a daughter named Zoe (born in 1982).

Jackson’s awards and nominations.

Jackson was nominated for Academy Awards(nominated once), BAFTA Awards(nominated once, won), Black Reel Awards(nominated six times, won once), Golden Globe Awards(nominated four times), NAACP Image Awards(nominated ten times, won four times)

Samuel L.Jackson net worth

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