Bradley Cooper has been a major name in Hollywood for quite some time. The A Star Is Born director burst on to the scene in 2009 with the acclaimed R-rated comedy, The Hangover. Since then Cooper has starred in everything from American Sniper to Silver Linings Playbook opposite Jennifer Lawrence.
Though he was paid just $600,000 for his work in The Hangover a decade ago–Cooper’s net worth has exploded since then. Though he’s a very wealthy man already, the money Cooper made from A Star Is Born alone has made him a lot richer.
How much money did Bradley Cooper make from A Star Is Born?
Though Bradley Cooper made just $600,000 for The Hangover –for The Hangover II, he took home a $5 million paycheck. These days, the Oscar-nominated actor takes home a paycheck of about $15-$20 million per movie.
Cooper was able to make A Star Is Born for just $36 million, which is a pretty measly budget for a Hollywood film starring two massive stars. Luckily, his gamble paid off because the film has raked in an astonishing $425 million so far. Though we don’t know Cooper’s exact salary for A Star Is Born, we do know that he played triple duty as director/actor/producer. As a result, his deal is bound to be massive. We wouldn’t be surprised if the Guardians of the Galaxy actor’s net worth doubled in 2019.
What is Bradley Cooper’s net worth?
Though Cooper hasn’t finished counting his coins for A Star Is Born, according to Celebrity Net Worth, his net worth is sitting pretty at $100 million. A Star Is Born was the first time the Philadelphia native sat in the director’s chair, but he has produced several of his past projects which have helped to pad his pockets. Cooper produced Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle, and American Sniper. He also earned Oscar nods for all three films.
Is Bradley Cooper worth more than Lady Gaga?
Though Cooper certainly isn’t in the poor house, his worth nowhere near what his A Star Is Born co-star, Lady Gaga is worth. According to Celebrity Net Worth, the Born This Way songstress is worth $300 million. Even if she did receive a hefty paycheck for her work in A Star Is Born, we doubt she needed it.
Are Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper friends?
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper gained more than money while working on A Star Is Born. They’ve become really close friends. Gaga told Good Morning America,“We had instant chemistry when I met him. As soon as I opened the door to my house and saw him, it was like, ‘You hungry?’ We’re both Italian and from the East Coast and before I knew it, I was heating up some leftovers for him and we were eating together.”
Making A Star is Born bonded the pair for life. Cooper spoke to People about his friend and co-star, “I made a friend for life. As great as this movie was, the thing that I think I’ll take away forever is the relationship I have with her because she is an incredible person. I’m very lucky to have worked with her.”
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