How much is Nicolas Cage worth? $25 million
How did Nicolas Cage earn his money and wealth?
Nicolas Cage was born in Long Beach, California, USA, on 7th January 1964. He went to Beverly Hills High School. He showed an interest in acting at the early age and attended UCLA School of Theatre, Film, and Television. In 1982, he debuted in the film industry through a minor role in Fast Times At Ridgemont High. He then acted in his uncle Coppola’s films Rumble Fish and Peggy Sue Got Married. Then he appeared in movies like Moonstruck (1987), Raising Arizona (), Wild at Heart, Bringing Out Dead and black comedy crime film Matchstick Men (2003).
His major breakthrough was 1995 romantic drama Leaving Las Vegas for which he was nominated for Academy Award. He also got an Academy Award nomination for his performance in Adaptation. In 2001, he took the title role in the film Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres. The following year, he made his directorial debut with Sonny (2002), a crime drama film. In the year he also starred in comedy-drama metafilm, Adaptation (2002) and in war film Windtalkers (2002).
In 2005, he starred in Lord of War and The Weather Man and the following year acted in The Wicker Man. Later in 2007, his film based on Marvel Comics Character, Ghost Rider. It was a commercial success grossing over $208 million worldwide. The same year he starred in science fiction action thriller, Next (2007), directed by Lee Takanori. In 2008, he acted in Bangkok Dangerous, as a contract killer. A year later he appeared in science fiction thriller Knowing (2009), by Alex Proyas. Also in the year, he starred in The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009). The following year Cage starred in period piece Season Of the Witch (2010), as a 14th-century knight and in The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010).
In 2012, he performed in the sequel to Ghost Rider, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. The next year, he gave voice to Grug Crood in the animated film The Croods which was a commercial hit grossing over $585 million. Cage co-starred in Brain Taylor’s horror comedy Mom and Dad released in 2018.
Cage’s commercially successful movies were in action/adventure genre. His 2004 film National Treasure grossed over $347.5 million. His film, The Rock (1996) grossed over $335.1 million. He also acted in 2006 disaster movie World Trade Centre, grossing $163 million.
What are the highest grossing movies of Nicolas Cage?
- The Croods (2013): $587.2 million
- National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007): $457.4 million
- National Treasure (2004): $347.5 million
- The Rock (1996): $ 335.1 million
- Face/Off (1997): $245.7 million
- Gone in 60 Seconds (2000): $237.2 million
- Ghost Rider (2007): $228.7 million
- World Trade Centre (2006): $163 million
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