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Jack Nicholson Net Worth 2021

Jack Nicholson net worth
Net worth$400 million
Source of wealthProfessional actor and filmmaker
Date of birthApril 22, 1937
Full nameJohn Joseph Nicholson
NationalityAmerican

Jack Nicholson net worth 2021: John Joseph Nicholson is an American actor and filmmaker whose career has spanned more than 60 years. He is known for having played a wide range of starring and supporting roles, including comic characters, romantic leads, anti-heroes, and villains. Jack Nicholson net worth is currently $400 million. Keep reading to find out more here.

Early life

Nicholson was born on April 22, 1937, in Neptune City, New Jersey. The true identity of his biological parents wasn’t made known to him. Some sources say Nicholson’s mother is June, It further says she became pregnant at age 17 and hence Nicholson was raised by his grandparents. He was never told the truth until 1974 when Time Magazine revealed to him.

Nicholson grew up in Neptune City. He was raised in his mother’s Roman Catholic church.  Before starting high school, his family moved to an apartment in Spring Lake, New Jersey.

When Jack was ready for high school, the family moved once more—this time two miles farther south to old-money Spring Lake, New Jersey’s so-called Irish Riviera, where Ethel May set up her beauty parlor in a rambling duplex at 505 Mercer Avenue.”

 “Nick”, as he was known to his high school friends, attended nearby Manasquan High School, where he was voted “Class Clown” by the Class of 1954. He was in detention every day for a whole school year.  A theatre and a drama award at the school are named in his honor.

Career

Nicholson first came to Hollywood in 1954, when he was seventeen, to visit his sister. He took a job as an office worker for animation directors William Hanna and Joseph Barbera at the MGM cartoon studio. They offered him an entry-level job as an animator, but he declined, citing his desire to become an actor.

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He trained to be an actor with a group called the Players Ring Theater, after which he found small parts performing on the stage and in TV soap operas.

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 He made his film debut in a low-budget teen drama The Cry Baby Killer (1958), playing the title role. For the following decade, Nicholson was a frequent collaborator with the film’s producer, Roger Corman. 

Movies

His most known and celebrated films include the road drama Easy Rider (1969); the dramas Five Easy Pieces (1970) and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975); the comedy-dramas Carnal Knowledge (1971), The Last Detail (1973), 

Terms of Endearment (1983), Prizzi’s Honor (1985), As Good as It Gets (1997), and About Schmidt (2002); the neo-noir mysteries Chinatown (1974) and The Pledge (2001); the horror film The Shining (1980); the biopic Reds (1981); the fantasy comedy The Witches of Eastwick (1987); the superhero film Batman (1989);

the legal drama A Few Good Men (1992); the romantic horror film Wolf (1994); the science fiction comedy Mars Attacks! (1996); the comedy Anger Management (2003); the romantic comedy Something’s Gotta Give (2003); and the crime drama The Departed (2006). He has also directed three films, including The Two Jakes (1990).

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His twelve Academy Award nominations make him the most nominated male actor in the Academy’s history. He has won the Academy Award for Best Actor twice, once for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) and once for As Good as It Gets (1997).

He also won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Terms of Endearment (1983). He is one of only three male actors to win three Academy Awards, and one of only two actors to be nominated for an Academy Award for acting in every decade from the 1960s to the 2000s.

He has won six Golden Globe Awards and received the Kennedy Center Honor in 2001. In 1994, he became one of the youngest actors to be awarded the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.

Jack Nicholson net worth

Jack Nicholson net worth is currently $400 mill8ion. He is one of the wealthiest actors in the world. He has starred in a number of movies since beginning his career in 1954.

Nicholson’s only marriage was to Sandra Knight from June 17, 1962, to August 8, 1968; they had been separated for two years prior to the divorce. They had one daughter together, Jennifer (born September 13, 1963), also an actress.

Awards and nominations

With twelve Academy Award nominations (eight for Best Actor and four for Best Supporting Actor), Nicholson is the most nominated male actor in Academy Awards history. Only Nicholson (1960s–2000s), Michael Caine (1960s–2000s), Meryl Streep (1970s–2010s), Paul Newman (1950s–1960s, 1980s–2000s), Katharine Hepburn (1930s–1960s, 1980s), Frances McDormand (1980s-2020s), and Laurence Olivier (1930s–1970s) have been nominated for an acting (lead or supporting) Academy Award in five different decades.

With three Oscar wins, he also ties with Walter Brennan, Daniel Day-Lewis, Ingrid Bergman, Frances McDormand and Meryl Streep for the second-most Oscar wins in acting categories. Only Katharine Hepburn, with four Oscars, won more.

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