Adam Sandler Net Worth
|Net Worth||$420 Million|
|Full Name||Adam Sandler|
|Date of Birth||Sep 9, 1966|
|Birth Place||United States of America|
Adam Sandler is famous for two things; making funny movies and getting paid tons of money to make said movies. Through his acting and producing, Sandler has been able to amass a personal net worth of $300 million. He is one of Hollywood’s most bankable stars which allows him to command $20 million per movie along with very impressive percentages of a films GROSS profits. That’s gross profits not net profits. FYI that is a gross amount of money when you consider some of those films earned over $150 million at the US box office alone. For the movie Anger Management Sandler earned $25 million plus 25% of the gross which was roughly $150 million. That’s an extra $37.5 million in the Sandman’s pocket. Sandler has starred in roughly 20 major studio releases since he left Saturday Night Live. He reportedly earned $20 million for about 15 of those movies. That’s $300 straight to Opera Man. When you account for all the money Sandler has made through salaries and profit participation, then you give roughly 35% to the US Government, experts peg Sandler’s net worth conservatively at $300 million. Sounds like a lot for basically playing the same character over and over but Forbes estimates that for every dollar Sandler has ever been paid, his movies have made $9. Regardless of whether you think shampoo or conditioner is betta, one thing is for certain like his character in Billy Madison Adam doesn’t have to worry about money ever again.Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, musician and film producer. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in several Hollywood feature films that grossed over $100 million at the box office. He is best known for his comedic roles, such as in the films Billy Madison (1995), Happy Gilmore (1996), The Waterboy (1998), Big Daddy (1999), and Mr. Deeds (2002), though he has ventured into more dramatic territory. In 1999, Sandler founded Happy Madison, a film and television production company that has produced numerous films and developed the 2007 television series Rules of Engagement.
Adam Sandler was born in Brooklyn, New York to Jewish parents, Stanley, an electrical engineer, and Judy Sandler, a nursery school teacher. When he was five, his family moved to Manchester, New Hampshire, where he attended Manchester Central High School. He found he was a natural comic, and nurtured his talent while at New York University by performing regularly in clubs and on campuses. Sandler graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1988.
Later in his career, he would draw on his earliest experiences for material for his comedy, music and movies. The song “Lunchlady Land” from his debut album They’re All Gonna Laugh at You! is dedicated to Emalee, the lunchlady at Hayden Dining Hall at New York University.
In the mid to late 1980s, Sandler played Theo Huxtable’s friend, Smitty, on The Cosby Show (1987-1988). He was a performer for the MTV game show Remote Control, on which he made appearances as the characters “Trivia Delinquent” or “Stud Boy”. Early in his career, Sandler performed in comedy clubs, taking the stage at his brother’s urging when he was seventeen. He was discovered by comedian Dennis Miller, who caught Sandler’s act in Los Angeles. Miller recommended him to Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels.