Danny Glover Net Worth is $40 Million (as of 2020)
Danny Glover net worth currently amounts to $40 million, making him one of the richest black men in Hollywood. During his lengthy career Danny has earned 30 credits as a producer, but still, I think it is safe to say that most of his fortune came from acting. We don’t know how much exactly he has received for each of the films, because as most actors, Glover is usually unwilling to discuss his financial matters publically, but according to IMDb, the actor has received a couple of millions for Gone Fishin’ and $7 million for the performance in Lethal Weapon 4. If the rest of his roles were at least 1/10th as lucrative, it leaves us without any wonder why Danny Glover net worth is as huge as it is today. After all, this man has more than 160 credits as an actor! But let’s take a closer look at his career and see where the fortune of this actor actually came from…
|Net Worth:||$40 Million|
|Age:||74 years old|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.92 m)|
|Date of birth:||Jul 22, 1946|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Actor, Film Producer, Voice Actor, Television producer, Film director, Activist, Singer|
Danny made his movie debut in 1979, appearing on the legendary movie Escape from Alcatraz as one of the inmates. Six years later he landed a starring role on The Color Purple. This period drama film, in which he starred alongside Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey, grossed $98 million against a budget of $15 million and received mostly positive critical reviews. To quote one of them, Roger Ebert from Chicago Sun-Times wrote that “The world of Celie and the others is created so forcibly in this movie that their corner of the South becomes one of those movie places — like Oz, like Tara, like Casablanca — that lay claim to their own geography in our imaginations“. In fact, the movie was so popular among critics, movie-making community and the general audience, that nobody was surprised when it won an Academy Award for the Best Picture. Needless to say, the success of this film has set Danny Glover net worth on a faster pace.
Danny’s next major film, Predator 2, came out in 1990. Even though this science fiction action horror film received negative reviews, the critics were generally impressed by the decision to cast Danny Glover as an action hero. For example Rita Kempley wrote that the presence of Glover “brings an unusual depth to the action adventure and proves fiercely effective as the Predator’s new nemesis.” Each of the roles we have already discussed were important in Danny‘s career, but I think that for the most part, the actor owes his world-wide fame to the movie series Lethal Weapon and his character Sergeant Roger Murtaugh. Each of the films enjoyed a considerable commercial success, with the with the Box Office revenue of Lethal Weapon 3 reaching $321,731,527 (against a budget of $35 million). Needless to say, these movie series has added a solid sum to Danny Glover net worth.