April 22, 1937 (80 years old)
Actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film director
United States of America
5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
Jack Nicholson’s Net Worth: $400 million
American actor, film producer, screenwriter, film director, Jack Nicholson who was born on the 22nd of April, 1937 and is one of the richest and most-award-nominated actors in American history has a net worth of $400 million.
The actor who grew up in New Jersey with his grandparents, he initially thought were his real parents until they died, joined Hollywood after working for William Hanna and Joseph Barbera in the MGM cartoon studio. He made his first movie debut by appearing in Roger Corman’s 1958 teen thriller ‘titled ‘The Cry Baby Killer’. He later began working frequently with Corman has he grows in the industry with his career, while also working behind the camera, writing and directing movies, till he had his first big break in Easy Rider, alongside Dennis Hopper.
Nicholson who has been a prolific performer ever since then has appeared in several remarkable movies like Easy Pieces, Chinatown, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Shining, Reds, Terms of Endearment, Batman, A Few Good Men, As Good as It Gets, About Schmidt, Something’s Gotta Give, and The Departed to mention a few. The smart actor who also set a record for his role as the Joker in Tim Burton’s Batman in 1989, utilized his star power to seal a lucrative deal for a percentage of the blockbuster movie’s gross earnings, to earn himself $60 million cumulatively.
He has featured in sixty-four movies while he has also being nominated for twelve Academy Awards. In addition he has won the Academy Award for Best Actor twice, for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and for As Good as It Gets, also he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Terms of Endearment. He is tied with Walter Brennan for the most performance wins by a male actor (three), and second to Katharine Hepburn for most acting wins overall (four). Also he is one of the only two actors who happens to be Michael Caine that have been nominated for an Academy Award for acting, either lead or supporting, in every decade since the 1960s.