Samuel Jackson is an American actor and producer who have appeared in over 150 films during his career till date. He is one of the top-grossing actors of all time in the Globe with the worldwide box office total of his films over $ 16.7 billion ( INR 12,66,14.64 Cr).
His movies have grossed an average of $ 89.9 million ( INR 6,81.38 Cr) per film. He earns a salary of $10 to $20 million for a single performing role in all the major production. Along with this, he earns $4 to $6 million every time he appears as Nick Fury in a Marvel movie.
|Real Name||Samuel Leroy Jackson|
|Birth Place||Washington, D.C., U.S.|
|Birthday||21st December 1948.|
|Source of Income||Professional actor and producer.|
|Age||72 years. (As of 2021).|
|Father’s name||Roy Henry Jackson.|
|Mother’s name||Elizabeth Harriett.|
|School||He attended several segregated schools.|
Graduated from Riverside High School in Chattanooga.
|Height||6 feet 2 inches /188 cm|
|Weight||83 Kg /182.98 Lbs.|
|Ethnicity||The Benga people of Gabon.|
|Children||The couple has a daughter named Zoe who was born in 1982.|
|Profession||Professional actor and producer.|
8.8 Million Followers
8.7 Million followers
|Net Worth||$ 250 million (INR 18,95.20 Cr).|
|Last Updated||December 2021.|
Samuel Leroy Jackson was born in Washington, D.C., on 21st December 1948 to his parents Elizabeth and Roy Henry Jackson. He was raised by his mother in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
He studied in several segregated schools, & completed his graduation from Riverside High School in Chattanooga. After that, he enrolled at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, where he pursued a degree in marine biology. After joining a local acting group to earn extra credit for a class, he discovered an interest in acting and decided to switch majors.
He started out with roles in various plays and television films, before moving from Atlanta to New York in 1976. After a performance in 1981 in “A Soldier’s Play,” he was introduced to director Spike Lee, who went on to cast him for small roles in his films “School Daze” in 1988 and “Do the Right Thing” in1989.
In the early 1990s, he started gaining recognition with films such as “Goodfellas” (1990), “Jungle Fever” (1991), “Patriot Games” (1992), “Amos & Andrew” (1993), “True Romance” (1993) and “Jurassic Park” (1993). He originally gave his consent to Marvel Comics to design their “Ultimate” version of the character Nick Fury after his likeness.
Other remarkable films he has appeared in include “A Time to Kill” (1996), “The Negotiator” (1998), “Snakes on a Plane” (2006), and “Kong: Skull Island” (2017).
In addition to acting on screen, he has also worked as a voice actor for several animated films, including “The Incredibles” (2004) and its sequel “Incredibles 2” (2018), “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” (2008) and “Turbo” (2013).
Some of his highest-grossing films include “Avengers: Endgame” (2019), with a lifetime gross of $ 803,395,591 ( INR 60,91.24 Cr) “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018), with a lifetime gross of $ 678,815,482 ( INR 51,46.69 Cr).
“The Avengers” (2012), with a lifetime gross of $ 623,357,910 ( INR 47,24.46 Cr)”Incredibles 2″ (2018), with a lifetime gross of $ 608,581,744 ( INR 46,12.47 Cr) and “Captain Marvel” (2019), with a lifetime gross of $ 425,917,079 ( INR 32,28.05 Cr).
He has not only provided his voice in various animated films, but he also voiced the main antagonist in the video game “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.” Along with this, he voiced God for “The Bible Experience,” the New Testament audiobook version of the Bible & has recorded the Audible.com audiobook for “Go the Fuck to Sleep.
His most notable endorsement deal is with Capital One, which pays him a reported eight figures per year. Between June 2016 and June 2017, he earned $30 million ( INR 2,27.37 Cr) from his various endeavours, which was enough to make him one of the 15 highest-paid actors in the World.
Jackson married actress and sports channel producer LaTanya Richardson in 1980. The couple met during attending Morehouse College in Atlanta, and have a daughter named Zoe, who was born in 1982.
In 2000, along with his wife paid Roseanne Barr $ 8.35 million ( INR 63.28 Cr) for her 12,000 square-foot mansion in the private gated community of Beverly Park.
Today this property is approx worth $20-30 million. In 2005, the couple spent $ 4.8 million ( INR 36.38 Cr) to acquire a multi-unit condo on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. They listed the house for sale in November 2018 for $13 million ( INR 98.53 Cr).
He earned $ 75,000 ( INR 56.86 Lacs) to star in 1992’s White Sands. He earned $10 million ( INR 75.81 Cr) for Shaft, $7 million ( INR 53.07 Cr) for Unbreakable, $6 million ( INR 45.49 Cr) for No Good Deed and $5 million ( INR 37.91 Cr) for Kong: Skull Island. He earned between $4 and $6 million every time he appeared in a Marvel film as Nick Fury.
He has a net worth of $ 250 million (INR 18,95.20 Cr) credit goes to roles in franchises like Star Wars, the Marvel films and The Incredibles. His base salary for a starring film role is $10 million ( INR 75.81 Cr).
He can earn up to $20 million ( INR 1,51.65 Cr) when backend points are included. In a given year he can also earn tens of millions of dollars from endorsements with companies like Capital One and Apple. Jackson and his wife own at least $30 million ( INR 2,27.47 Cr) worth of real estate in the United States alone.
Q. What is the age of Samuel Jackson?
Ans:- 72 years (As of 2021).
Q.Who is the wife of Samuel Jackson?
Ans:- His wife name is LaTanya Richardson.