Date of Birth:
10th of March, 1940
Source of wealth:
Chuck Norris net worth: $70 million
Who does not know the name of Chuck Norris? A famous actor and marital artist, Chuck Norris became known to the wide audience mainly due to such projects as «Return of the Dragon», «Walker, Texas Ranger» and «Missing in Action».
Born in 1940, he started as a marital artist and then succeeded in the movie industry with a number of great movies.
Today the total net worth of Chuck Norris is estimated at over $70 million and the actor keeps making this number grow. So what actually pushed him to building a career in the movie world?
Source of wealth: movies.
In 1960s Norris opened over 30 karate studios teaching such celebrities as Steve McQueen and Priscilla Presley. The first one encouraged him to try acting and Chuck listened to his advice. In 1972 he participated in «Return of the Dragon» movie and a year later he got the role in «Breaker! Breaker!».
Even though critics considered Norris as wooden and stiff actor, he nevertheless earned love of the audiences with such movies as «Forced Vengeance», «Missing in Action» and «Good Guys Wear Black».
Thus, the incomes of Chuck Norris rapidly increased and so did his popularity. It let the actor appear in such movies as «Code of Silence», «The Delta Force», «Walker, Texas Ranger» ($9, 9 million of income) and many others. And what of his projects can be called the most profitable?
Norris became much richer playing in «The Expendables 2» ($12, 2 million), two parts of «The President’s Man» ($9, 2 million salary in total), «Bells of Innocence» ($5, 6 million) and «The Cutter» ($7, 5 million). All of them greatly influenced the incomes of the actor making him $70 million rich.
Source of wealth: endorsements
Even making millions from appearance in movies, Norris gets different offers from popular brands. Thus, he gets around $1, 8 million from endorsement contracts.
Chuck Norris Salary
As numbers state, the celebrity makes approximately:
- $8, 2 million annually,
- $684 000 per month,
- $171 000 weekly,
- around $24 500 a day.