Samuel L. Jackson is an American actor and film producer. He is known as Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction, Mace Windu in Star Wars prequel trilogy, Agent Augustus Gibbons on XXX trilogy, Elijah Price or Mr. Glass in Unbreakable & Glass and Nick Fury in Marvel Cinematic Universe various films. He also won various awards for his roles in the film including 4 nomination in golden Globe Awards and 1 Academy Awards.
Samuel Leroy Jackson was born on 21st December 1948 in Washington, D.C, United States. He belongs to African-American ethnicity and his birth sign is Capricorn.
Talking about his family, he is the only child of Roy Henry Jackson and Elizabeth. He grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee with his mother. As for his father he only met twice in his lifetime and later died from alcoholism.
He attended several Segregated schools, later graduated from Riverside High School in his home town Chattanooga. While he was in high school he used to play French horn and Trumpet and also played flute and piccolo.
He joined Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia for pursuing a degree in marine biology later shift he major in acting.
Samuel loves to attend each of his films in theaters with paying customer, he even enjoyed collecting his acting figures from his characters in movies. He had a clause in his film contracts that allows him to play golf during film shoots. He even played for charity for Gary Player in raising funds for children in South Africa.
Talking about his relationship, he is married to Latanya Richardson Jackson. The couple met while attending Morehouse College and tied the knot in 1980.
Moreover, Samuel Jackson and his wife welcomed their first child Zoe in 1982. They don't have any kids except Zoe. The couple lived 3 decades together without any extramarital affair and controversy.
As of July 2019, Samuel L. Jackson has an estimated net worth of $220 million from his career as an actor. Sharon Osbourne also had equal net worth as Samuel L. Jackson.
Samuel L. Jackson had earned his wealth by working more than four decades in the Hollywood film business as an actor and film producer. Here are some movies with his salary.
|The Long Kiss Goodnight||1996||$4,500,000|
|No Good Deed||2002||$6,000,000|
American actor started his career in 1973 as Stan character in the movie Together for Days. He also worked in television series Movin' On in 1976 and television movie The Displaced Person in 1977.
Later, he worked in various films as an actor, but he was noticed in Goodfellas in 1990. He also worked with an a-list director like Steven Spielberg in Jurassic Park, Quentin Tarantino in Jackie Brown,Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained & The Hateful Eight, and many more.
He shared his screen with actors like Robert Downey Jr., Bruce Willis, John Travolta, Vin Diesel, Ben Affleck and many more. He appeared in many series of films like XXX franchise, Star War Franchise, Glass, Unbreakable and Marvel Cinematic Universe films as Nick Fury.
Furthermore, he also had given his voice in the animation film Incredibles film sequel, Turbo, Afro Samurai anime series and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
Samuel L. Jackson is an American actor and film producer.
He stands 6 feet 2 inches or 188 in cm.
Samuel L. Jackson has an estimated net worth of $220 million.