Samuel L. Jackson Bio, Affair, Married, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson: Biography in Details

Who is Samuel L. Jackson?

Samuel L. Jackson is a famous Americana actor and film producer. He is widely known for his roles in critically acclaimed 1990s movies such as Jungle Fever (1991), Patriot Games (1992), Amos & Andrew (1993), True Romance (1993), Jurassic Park (1993), and Pulp Fiction (1994).

He is also famous for his role as Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies. Jackson has played the role of Nick in Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).

Jackson is ranked as the highest all-time box office star with over $4.9053 billion total box office gross. He has also worked as a voice actor in several animated movies and video games. Samuel has appeared in over 100 films to date.

Samuel L. Jackson: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Samuel L. Jackson was born in the year 1948 on 21st December. He was born as Samuel Leroy Jackson in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

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He was born to father Roy Henry Jackson and mother Elizabeth Jackson. This actor grew up as an only child in Chattanooga, Tennessee Jackson. His father died from alcoholism. He only met his father twice during his life.

Samuel L. Jackson was raised by his mother, who was a factory worker and later a supplies buyer for a mental institution. He is an American by nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity. Besides these, he has not disclosed details about his childhood history.

Education History

Samuel L. Jackson attended several segregated schools. He graduated from Riverside High School in Chattanooga. After that, he attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, majoring in biology.

He later switched his major to acting and graduated in 1972. Just before the graduation, he co-founded “Just Us Theatre” in 1972.

Samuel L. Jackson: Professional Life, Career

Samuel L. Jackson began his acting career appearing in minor roles in plays. After appearing in Home and A Soldier’s Play, he got small roles for the films School Daze (1988) and Do the Right Thing (1989). He also played a minor role in the 1990 Martin Scorsese film Goodfellas.

Jackson appeared in Jungle Fever in 1991 as a drug addict. The film was so acclaimed that the 1991 Cannes Film Festival created a special “Supporting Actor” award just for him. After this role, Jackson became involved with multiple films, including the comedy Strictly Business, and dramas Juice and Patriot Games.

After that, he became a very popular actor and began getting more lead roles in the movies. In 1996, he played the lead role in the film A Time to Kill. For his role in the film, he earned an NAACP Image for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture. He also earned a Golden Globe nomination for a Best Supporting Actor.

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Samuel also played major roles in the hit films such as Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), The 51st State (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), and Snakes on a Plane (2006). He was chosen for the role of Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He first played the role in the film Iron Man (2008).

Samuel L. Jackson later reprised the role as a major part in movies Iron Man 2 (2010), The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). Samuel also had minor roles in movies Thor (2011) and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).

He is ranked as the highest all-time box office star with over $4.9053 billion total box office gross. He has an average of $69.1 million per film. Jackson is set to produce a live-action film adaptation of Afro Samurai. He will also star in the film Unicorn Store.

Samuel L. Jackson: Net Worth, Salary

Samuel L. Jackson has a net worth of $ 270 Million as of 2022. He earns an annual salary of $20 Million.

Samuel L. Jackson: Rumors, Controversy

In the 1990s, Samuel L. Jackson was a drug addict. After previously overdosing on heroin several times, Jackson gave up the drug in favor of cocaine. His drug addiction was a major part of his criticism at that time.

After seeing the effects of his addiction, his family entered him into a New York rehab clinic. He was later successfully completed rehab.

Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding his personal and professional life. It seems he is doing the best job without harming others and has been a straight person in his life, for which he has not been in any controversy yet.

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Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Samuel L. Jackson has a height of 6 feet 2.5 inches. He weighs 94kg. He is bald and has a dark brown eye. His body measure 44 inches of chest size, 33 inches waist size, and 17 inches biceps size.

Further, there is no information about his dress size and shoe size.

Social Media Profile

Samuel L. Jackson is active on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has more than 3.7 million followers on Facebook account, 7.36 million followers on the twitter account, and 2.9 m followers on the Instagram account.

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