How much is Jack Black worth? $40 million
How did Jack Black earn his money and wealth?
Jack Black was born on August 28, 1969. He is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician. Black started his career as a child artist and acted in a TV commercial at age of 13 for the video game Pitfall and later grabbed the leading roles in big movies. His adult career began with starring on Primetime television. He did many notable roles on television including Life Goes On, Northern Exposure, Mr. Show, Picket Fences, The Golden Palace, and The X-Files.
Later Black took on small roles in Airborne, Waterworld, The Fan, Demolition Man, The Cable Guy, Mars Attacks! The Jackal, Enemy of the State, Tim Robbins’ Dead Man Walking, and others.Black featured in a movie High Fidelity, released in 2000, where he portrays the role of the wild employee in a music store. He considers this role as his breakthrough role. He soon grabbed the leading roles in high-budget movies including Shallow Hal, Nacho Libre, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, Year One, and Gulliver’s Travels.
In the movie, School of Rock, he was praised for his outstanding performance in a movie. He was also nominated for a Golden Globe award for the School of Rock.In 2001, Black appeared in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? and won the prize money of US$125,000. In 2005, he featured in Peter Jackson’s 2005 remake of King Kong. He portrayed the role of obsessed filmmaker Carl Denham in the movie.
He delivered the voice for the title role in Kung Fu Panda, which made US$20.3 million on its opening weekend on June 6, 2008, as well as for Kung Fu Panda 2 and Kung Fu Panda 3. Jack black considers this as his all-time favorite role and admires the training of his co-star Dustin Hoffman. he also hosted the Spike Video Game Awards in 2008.In 2011, another big movie released, The Big Year, a comedy movie where he starred opposite Owen Wilson, Steve Martin, and JoBeth Williams, was released in October 2011.
Jack grabbed a second Golden Globe Award nomination, in 2011, for his movie, Bernie, a black comedy, where he was nominated in the category of Best Actor in a Comedy Role. The movie was produced by in Richard Linklater. The movie is about a murderer who befriends and kills the widows. Black also appeared on Television and played a cameo in the episodes of The Office and iCarly. Black is a great singer as well. Together with Kyle Gass, he has released three albums, the follow-up, The Pick of Destiny, and Rize of the Fenix.
What are the highest grossing movies of Jack Black?
- Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017): $860.1 million
- Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011): $665.7 million
- Kung Fu Panda (2008): $631.7 million
- King Kong (2005): $550.5 million
- Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016): $521.2 million
- Shark Tale (2004): $367.3 million
- Gulliver’s Travels (2010): $237.4 million
- The Holiday (2006): $205.1 million
- Tropic Thunder (2008): $188.1 million