Jack Black Net Worth, Biography, Career, Personal Life and Achievements

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Jack Black Net Worth

Popular Name:Jack Black
Birth Name:Thomas Jacob Black
Birth Date:28 August 1969
Birth Place:Santa Monica, California , U.S.
Age:51
Gender:Male
NationalityAmerican
Height:168cm
Weight:111kg
Sexuality:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Spouse(name):Tanya Haden
Children:2 — Thomas David Black and Samuel Jason Black
Profession:Actor, Singer, Comedian
Years active:1982 till date
Net Worth:$30 Million
Last Updated:2022

 

Jack Black is a singer, songwriter, musician, actor, comedian, and YouTube personality from California, United States. He is known for his acting in several films such as High Fidelity (2000), Shallow Hal (2001), Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (2006), School of Rock (2003), King Kong (2005), The Holiday (2006), the Kung Fu Panda franchise (2008–2016), Tropic Thunder (2008), Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) Gulliver’s Travels (2010), Bernie (2011), Goosebumps (2015), and Jumanji: The Next Level (2019). Jack Black net worth is made up of all his earnings from these films and his music as well.

For his work in the films Bernie and School of Rock, he was nominated for Golden Globe Awards and earned an induction into Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2018.

Jack Black Early Life

Thomas Jacob Black was born on the 28th of August, 1969 in Santa Monica, California, United States. He was the son of Judith Love and Thomas William. His mother, Judith Love was born Jewish while his father converted to Judaism, therefore, he was raised in the Jewish faith and even attended a Hebrew school during his early years in school.

His parents divorced when he was 10 years old so he moved to Culver City and lived with his father. He attended Poseidon School and Crossroads School where he participated in drama. However, he dropped out of school to pursue a career in movie entertainment.

Jack Black Career Life

When Jack Black decided to pay full attention to a career as an entertainer, he registered at UCLA and made acquaintance with Tim Robbins who later introduced him to “The Actor’s Gang”. Tim Robbins introduced Jack to the world of acting and was the reason that he made his acting debut in 1992.

Jack Black appeared in many acting roles on television including ‘The Innocent’,  ‘Northern Exposure’, ‘Life Goes On, ‘The X-Files, and ‘Picket Fences’. He later appeared in minor roles in films such as ‘The Fan’, ‘Waterworld’, ‘Airborne’, ‘Dead Man, ‘The Cable Guy, and ‘Mars Attacks!’.

Garnering the attention of the media and movie industry with his performances, he began to bag leading roles in movies including ‘Gulliver’s Travels, ‘Year One, ‘Shallow Hal’, ‘Nacho Libre’, ‘Shocks’, and ‘Tenacious-D in The Pick of Destiny.

In 2009 he starred in the film  ‘Yo Gabba Gabba!’ where he also sang songs. He further appeared in the dark comedy film ‘Bernie’ where he acted in the role of ‘Bernie Tiede’. His role in the film was well-received by critics. He starred in Dan Harmon’s shows Timebelt’,  ‘Computerman’, and ‘Laserfart’, and also appeared as George Washington in ‘Awesometown’.

In 2012 Jack Black, along with other celebrities, recorded a song named ‘Book People Unite’ for the Libary of Congress. he also recorded a track for ‘The Doomstar Requiem’, the fourth studio album of the metal band ‘Dethklok’. He has starred alongside many big actors in several successful films, including successful actors like Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson.

Jack Black’s Movies

Jack Black has appeared in several films since his debut in entertainment, some of his movies include — High Fidelity (2000), Shallow Hal (2001), Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (2006), School of Rock (2003), King Kong (2005), The Holiday (2006), the Kung Fu Panda franchise (2008–2016), Tropic Thunder (2008), Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) Gulliver’s Travels (2010), Bernie (2011), Goosebumps (2015), and Jumanji: The Next Level (2019).

Jack Black Awards & Achievements

Being a talented voice artist, Jack Black was conferred with the “Best Voice Award” at the “Spike Video Game Awards” in the year 2009. The award was for his rendition of the voice of Eddie Riggs in the video game “Brutal Legend”.

For his work in the films Bernie and School of Rock, he was nominated for Golden Globe Awards and earned an induction into Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2018.

Personal Life, Wife & Children

A Decade after Jack Black met Tanya Haden at a common friend’s party, he proposed marriage to her in December 2005. The couple got married in California in March 2016. They have two sons together: Thomas David Black and Samuel Jason Black.

Physical Appearance

Talking about his physical appearance, this comedian weighs about 111kg and stands at a height of 168cm. His hair is dark brown in color, just like his eyes.

Jack Black Net Worth

We know that a good number of different but connected ventures are responsible for Jack Black net worth which runs into millions of dollars. He is known as a singer, songwriter, musician, actor, comedian, and YouTube personality who has showcased his acting skills in several films.

Even though this versatile actor has not revealed his total earnings, he is known to have received $1 million for work in the 2001 film “Saving Silverman” and also $2 million for the movie “Shallow Hal” which was released in the same year.

In 2002, he collected $2 million for playing his part in the film “Orange County”. He has also made his wealth from owning his own production company named Electric Dynamite Productions, Inc. His company specializes in the production of films and several other projects.

Furthermore, this actor and singer won the sum of US$125,000 when he appeared in a celebrity edition of the popular game show ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire in 2001. The episode also featured popular comedy artists Denis Leary and Jimmy Kimmel in October of the same year. Jack Black’s net worth is approximately $30 million.

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