Samuel L. Jackson Bio, Height, Age, Net Worth

Last updated: March 10, 2021
  • Samuel L. Jackson
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 250,000,000
  • Birthday: 21 Dec 1948
  • Age: 72
  • Country: United States
  • Occupation: Actor, Producer
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 6.2 ft
  • Weight: 183 lb
  • Hair Color: Bald
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Samuel Leroy Jackson
  • Nationality: American
  • Nickname: Sam, King of Cool, Mr. Cool
  • Religion: Christian
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Family Details
  • Father: Roy Henry Jackson
  • Mother: Elizabeth Jackson (Factory Worker and supplies buyer for a mental institution)
  • Siblings: Not known
  • Distinctive Features
    • Gapped tooth
    • Wears round spectacles

Who Is Samuel L. Jackson?

Samuel L. Jackson was born in Washington, D.C., United States on December 21, 1948. He was born to Roy Henry Jackson and Elizabeth. Samuel is one of the most talented veteran actors in the Hollywood film industry. He is very well-known face of Hollywood, Samuel has appeared in over 100 movies, and is most recognized for playing tough and violent characters on screen.

Known for movies

    Captain Marvel
    Captain Marvel (2019) Nick Fury
    Glass
    Glass (2019) Elijah Price
    Avengers Infinity War (2018)
    Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Nick Fury
    Kong Skull Island
    Kong: Skull Island (2017) Preston Packard
    The Hitman's Bodyguard 2017
    The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) Darius Kincaid
    The Legend of Tarzan 2016
    The Legend of Tarzan (2016) George Washington Williams
    Avengers Age of Ultron (2015)
    Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Nick Fury
    RoboCop 2014
    RoboCop (2014) Pat Novak
    The Avengers (2012)
    The Avengers (2012) Nick Fury
    Jumper 2008
    Jumper (2008) Roland
    Lakeview Terrace 2008
    Lakeview Terrace (2008) Abel Turner
    Pulp Fiction 1994
    Pulp Fiction (1994) Jules Winnfield

Personal Life

  • LaTanya Richardson Jackson LaTanya Richardson Jackson (1973) After dating for a brief time, they got married in 1980. They have a daughter named Zoe Jackson (1982).

Quotes

  • "I don’t understand how people live without creating." - Samuel L. Jackson
  • "Anyone who tells you money can’t buy happiness never had any." - Samuel L. Jackson
  • "If you do not have courage, you may not have the opportunity to use any of your other virtues." - Samuel L. Jackson
  • "My ass may be dumb, but I ain’t no dumbass." - Samuel L. Jackson
  • "You know me. It’s my duty to please that booty." - Samuel L. Jackson
  • "If you have an opportunity to use your voice you should use it." - Samuel L. Jackson
  • "You ain’t got but one life. You ought to live it the way you want." - Samuel L. Jackson

House

Samuel L. Jackson real estate 1

Built in 1981, the four-bedroom main house features a turreted entry that opens to a double-height foyer and adjacent living room.

Location: Los Angeles

Price: 3.2 million

Samuel L. Jackson real estate 2

The spacious four-bed, three-and-a-half bath home is located on the Gold Coast of the Upper Eastside – one of Manhattan’s most exclusive and expensive property enclaves.

Location: New York

Price: 13 million

Cars

  • Maybach 57 S Maybach 57 S
  • Toyota Camry 2016 Toyota Camry
  • Range Rover Sport 2014 Range Rover Sport (2014)

Hobbies and Interests

  • Playing golf

Fears and Phobias

  • fear
    My biggest fear is not going to work

Facts and Trivia

  • He suffered from a stutter while growing up. A speech therapist suggested he audition for a play and it might help his speech. It did and he changed his major.

  • Is an avid golfer.

  • He participated in Model United Nations during his years in school.

  • He originally intended to become a marine biologist before discovering acting in college.

  • He got severely addicted to the drugs after playing the role of a drug addict in Jungle Fever (1991). He had to stay in drug rehab for two weeks.

Major Industry Awards

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Felix - 2015
Best Supporting Actor in Pulp Fiction (1994)
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Black Reel - 2014
Outstanding Voice Performance in Turbo (2013)
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Black Reel - 2013
Best Supporting Actor in Django Unchained (2012)
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BET Comedy Award - 2005
Best Performance in an Animated Theatrical Film in The Incredibles (2004)
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Black Film Award - 1998
Best Actor in Eve's Bayou (1997)
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BAFTA - 1995
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in Pulp Fiction (1994)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 250,000,000