How much is Kurt Russell worth? $70 Million
How did Kurt Russell earn his money and wealth?
Kurt Russell is an American actor and was born on March 17, 1951, in Springfield, Massachusetts. His parents are Bing Russell and Louise Julia. His three sisters are Jill, Jamie, and Jody. Russell graduated in 1969 from Thousand Oaks High School. He had begun his television career with his breakthrough debut in the western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–64). As the 1960s was coming to an end, Russell signed a contract with The Walt Disney Company and that’s where he raised to stardom.
His performance in Silkwood (1983) earned him a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture. In the mid-1980s, he took up roles in various movies directed by John Carpenter. His anti-hero rules are equally popular as his hero renditions. He appeared as the anti-hero in movies such as Escape from New York (1981), its sequel Escape from L.A. (1996), The Thing (1982), and Big Trouble in Little China (1986).
His act in the television film Elvis (1979), directed by Carpenter grabbed him another nomination for an Emmy Award. Some of his other films include The Fox and the Hound (1981), Overboard (1987), Tombstone (1993), Stargate (1994), Death Proof (2007), The Hateful Eight (2015), and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017). He has also starred in Furious 7 and The Fate of the Furious. Russell had made his movie debut in Elvis Presley’s It Happened at the World’s Fair. He is also renowned for his roles in The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band and The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes.
Russell is of the opinion that filmmaking or acting doesn’t involve any artistic viewpoints or adaptations but a mere workingman’s philosophy is the thing that does all the necessary job. Seemingly, he does a good impression of doing at least one feature film every year. He has also made his appearance in Stargate (1994, with James Spader), Miracle (2004) and Quentin Tarantino’s Grindhouse Segment, Death Proof (2007, with Rose McGowan). His noteworthy assets are his California mansion which was put up for sale that cost $15,000,000 and his home in Broad Beach Road, Malibu, California, which has got the value of $9,950,000.
Russell made an appearance in the documentary on his father and Portland Mavericks titled The Battered Bastards of Baseball. It was first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in the year 2014. A double star ceremony held on 6201 Hollywood Boulevard on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, both Russell and Goldie Hawn were honored with stars for their contribution to the motion pictures.
What are the highest grossing movies of Kurt Russell?
- Stargate (1994): $7,000,000
- Executive Decision (1996): $7,500,000
- Escape from L.A. (1996): $10,000,000
- Breakdown (1997): $15,000,000
- Soldier (1998): $15,000,000
- Vanilla Sky (2011): $5,000,000
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