James Earl Jones Net Worth is $45 Million (as of 2020)
It has been reported that the overall estimate of James Earl Jones net worth reaches a sum of 45 million dollars. He has earned his high net worth because of his career as an actor. He has appeared in productions made for stage as well as screen. James Earl Jones is mostly known because of his career as a voice actor, and as such he is mostly known from the popular animation called “The Lion King”, where he appeared as Mufasa. His involvement into acting world has been recognized and awarded, as well. James Earl Jones is a recipient of three Emmy awards, two Tony Awards, one Golden Globe award and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actor’s Guild.
|Net Worth:||$45 Million|
|Age:||92 years old|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.87 m)|
|Date of birth:||Jan 17, 1931|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Actor, Voice Actor, Soldier|
The actor was born in Mississippi in 1931. He has been active in cinema world for more than 50 years and during this time a huge part of James Earl Jones net worth was also accumulated. In the industry, he is also considered as one of America’s most distinguished and versatile actors. When he was born, he was abandoned by his father and he was raised in a care of his maternal grandparents. When he was a kid, he was unhappy all the time. He also developed a speech disorder. In high school, he got rid of it and successfully entered the University of Michigan, where he attended medicine lessons. Before he got involved into acting, James Earl Jones was also in the military and the US Army Ranger.
Finally, he moved to New York, where he attended the American Theatre Wing. In 1957, he debuted on a Broadway stage and since that time he has appeared in numerous other productions, which were praised by critics and audiences, too. In 1964, James Earl Jones appeared in his first film which was “Dr. Strangelove”, where he was chosen for a role of young and trim Lt. Lothar Zogg.
The first time he got a bigger role was when he was chosen for the role of Jack Jefferson, a boxer, in the film called “The Great White Hope”. For his role in this film, James Earl Jones was awarded with an Academy Award and a Tony Award. In addition to his acting work, he is also known as a voice actor, and this career has also added up a lot to the overall amount of James Earl Jones net worth. As a voice actor, he is also known from “Star Wars”, where he appeared as Darth Vader.
As good of an actor as he is, with as many years acting, if he was white his net worth would be 400 million .