Samuel L. Jackson Net Worth and How He Makes His Money

Samuel L. Jackson is best known for starring in the 1994 film Pulp Fiction. He has also earned recognition for being a winner at the box office. In 2011, Jackson was included in the Guinness Book of World Records because his movie roles racked up more than $7.4 billion in total box office earnings, which made him the highest-grossing actor of all time. Here is Samuel L. Jackson’s net worth and how he makes his money.

How Samuel L. Jackson became famous

Samuel L. Jackson | Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images
Samuel L. Jackson | Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images

Samuel L. Jackson made his acting debut in the 1973 movie Together for Days, in which he played the role of Stan. After that, he appeared in a 1976 episode of the television series Movin’ On, titled “Woman of Steel.” In 1992, he landed his first recurring role in the television series Ghost Writer. Jackson got his big break when he played the character Jules Winnfield in the 1994 movie Pulp Fiction.

Samuel L. Jackson’s movies and TV shows

Samuel L. Jackson_movie premiere | Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney
Samuel L. Jackson_movie premiere | Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney

As of this writing, Jackson’s highest-grossing film is Avengers: Endgame (2019), with a lifetime gross of $803,395,591. His other high-grossing films include Avengers: Infinity War (2018), with a lifetime gross of $678,815,482; Marvel’s The Avengers (2012), with a lifetime gross of $623,357,910; Incredibles 2 (2018), with a lifetime gross of $608,581,744; and Captain Marvel (2019), with a lifetime gross of $425,917,079, according to Box Office Mojo.

Jackson has also appeared in a few television shows. Some of his television appearances include Spenser: For Hire (1986-1987), A Man Called Hawk (1989), Law & Order (1991), The Boondocks (2005-2010), and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013-2014).

How Samuel L. Jackson makes his money

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Samuel Jackson | Amy Sussman/Getty Images

Jackson earns money from several sources outside of acting. One way he earns money is from his work as a producer. Some of his production credits include Eve’s Bayou (1997), Cleaner (2007), Afro Samurai (2007), Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009), and The Samaritan (2012). The actor also earns money from product endorsement deals. Some of his partnerships include Capital One and Apple. He also provides voiceovers for movies and videogames. Some of his voiceover work includes Fluke (1995), Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1997), The Proud Family (2001), Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004), The Incredibles (2004), and Astro Boy (2009). 

Samuel L. Jackson’s net worth

As of this writing, Samuel L. Jackson has an estimated net worth of $220 million.

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