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Full NameJack Black
First NameThomas
Middle NameJacob
Last NameBlack
Birth NameThomas Jacob Black
Other NameJack Black
ProfessionActor, Musician, YouTuber, Comedian
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed
Birth CityHermosa Beach, California
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameThomas William Black
Father ProfessionSatellite Engineer
Mother NameJudith Love Cohen
Mother ProfessionSatellite Engineer
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeVirgo
SibilingsRachel Black, Howard Black
FilmographyJumanji: The Next Level,The House with a Clock in Its Walls
EducationUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Height167 cm
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Date of BirthAugust 28,1969
Age50 years
Networth
Year2019
Amount$30 million
Currencyusd
Bodystatistics
Height5 ft. 6 inches (168 cm)
Weight
Breast Size
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Shoe Size

How Much Is Actor Jack Black’s Net Worth?

Jack Black, an American actor, comedian, musician, and YouTuber has made his way to million dollars empire with his versatile career prominence. Professional since 1982, the 2-times Golden Globe Award nominee has earned 152 acting credits; has worked in famous movies like High Fidelity (2000), Shallow Hal (2001), Gulliver's Travels (2010), and Kung Fu Panda franchise (2008–2016).

Also, the founding member of the rock band Tenacious D. along with Kyle Gass, Jack has released 4 studio albums so far.

As of 2019, the American actor cum musician has an estimated net worth of $30 million as per Celebrity Net Worth.

Apart from music and acting career, the California native is also active on YouTube with over 4 million subscribers on the channel JablinskiGames.

Salary Details: Income Sources & Earnings

Jack Black stared his TV career through the commercials for the Activision game Pitfall! in 1982. Then, he began to appear in small roles in Airborne (1993), Demolition Man, Waterworld, The Fan, The Cable Guy, and many others, before making his breakthrough with 2000 film High Fidelity.

Following his cast in Shallow Hal (2001), the American actor worked in School of Rock (2003), which not only grossed $131.3 million but also earned him a Golden Globe nomination.

Till date, the Hollywood star has earned over 152 acting credits and of course, a massive fortune. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jack owns the net worth of around $30 million as of June 2019, while The Richest estimates his worth to be $40 million.

Without a doubt, Jack's career successful has showered him with dollars and his on-going successful journey hints on the fortune growth in the coming days.

American Actor cum YouTuber Jack Black owns $30 million net worth
American Actor cum YouTuber Jack Black owns $30 million net worth

Well, his net worth is nearly same as of American actors like Emily Deschanel and James Franco, i.e. around $30 million.

Having worked alongside stars like James Corden, Robert Downey Jr., and Dwayne Johnson;  Jack Black has appeared in fans acclaimed movies like King Kong (2005), Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (2006),  Gulliver's Travels (2010) and  Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017).

Besides this, he also voiced Po in the Kung Fu Panda trilogy, which made the total collection of $1.818 billion from 3 movies.

Sources report that Jack Black charges $8 million per movie. Check out his earnings from movies in the past:

  1. High Fidelity (2000)- $250,000
  2. Saving Silverman (2001)- $1 million
  3. Shallow Hal (2001)- $2 million
  4. Orange County (2002)- $2 million

Earnings From Albums & Movie Box Office Collection

Jack Black, the founder of comedy rock/hard rock band Tenacious D. alongside Kyle, has released 4 studio albums: Tenacious D (2001), The Pick Of Destiny (2006), Rize of the Fenix (2012) and Post-Apocalypto (2018).

For a fact, the album The Pick Of Destiny debuted at number 8 on the Billboard 200, while Rize of the Fenix became the highest-selling comedy album of 2012, with over  113,000 sales.

Even though the exact detail on the earnings from album sales is not out, it surely earned them hundreds of thousand dollars.

Now, take a look at Black's movie box office collection:

Film                 Role               Budget             Gross Collection
Demolition Man (1993)Wasteland Scrap$45-$77 million$159.1 million
Waterworld (1995)Pilot$172–175 million$264.2 million
The Cable Guy (1996)Rick Legatos$47 million$102.8 million
The Jackal (1997)Ian Lamont$60 million$159.3 million
Enemy of the State (1998)Fiedler$90 million$250.6 millionf
Shallow Hal (2001)Hal Larson$40 million$141.1 million
School of Rock (2003)Dewey Finn$35 million$131.3 million
Shark Tale (2004)Lenny (Voice)$75 million$367.3 million
King Kong (2005)Carl Denham$207 million$550.5 million
Kung Fu Panda (2008)Po (Voice)$130 million$631.7 million
Tropic Thunder (2008)Jeff "Fats" Portnoy$92 million$188.1 million
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)Po (Voice)$150 million$665.7 million
Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)Po (Voice)$145 million$521.2 million
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)Professor Sheldon Oberon$90–150 million$962.1 million
The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)Jonathan Barnavelt$42 million$131.5 million

Upcoming Movie

Jack has by far appeared many movies and will be seen in Jumanji: The Next Level December 13, 2019.

The movie is directed by Jake Kasdan and also stars Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Awkwafina, and a few others in the lead.

Earnings From YouTube

As for a fact, the American actor is also an active YouTuber and has the channel named JablinskiGames.

The channel created on December 21, 2018, has gained massive attention and subscription in a short-time. As of June 2019, Jack's channel has over 4 million subscribers and with a total of 85 million views.

Without a doubt, his YouTube channel can earn massive hundreds of thousand dollars.

Endorsements & Charity Works

For sure, Jack Balck's growing fame lures many brands for endorsements deals, though has not opened up the details till date. No doubt the Hollywood star commands a considerable sum for sponsorships.

Well, he is a supporter of Barack Obama and endorsed him in re-election campaign in 2012.

The American actor is an avid user of Instagram and Twitter with over 4.5 million followers and 177K followers respectively (as of June 2019). As per Influencer Marketing Hub, he can earn $9,041 - $15,069 per sponsored post.

Aside from his career, Jack Black is also an active charity worker and participates in many fund-raising events.

For a fact, the actor has associations with more than 21 non-profit organizations which include Alzheimer's Association, Autism Speaks, Children in Need, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Stand Up To Cancer and UNICEF.

Assets, Lifestyle & Expenses

For sure, with an impressive multi-million dollars fortune, Jack Black lives a lavish lifestyle and owns a jaw-dropping property empire. 

Over the years, Jack seems to have a handy success in the trade of his properties. Well, back in 2007, the actor put his 2,694 square feet Canyon house featuring 3-bedrooms and 3-bathrooms in the market for $1.699 million.

Then, Jack Black moved to his Hollywood Hills house, bought alongside then-girlfriend Laura Kightlinger in 2002. Black remodeled the property with his wife Tanya in 2005 and later shed it off for $1.21 million.

Jack Black and his wife Tanya's former Hollywood Hills house
Jack Black and his wife Tanya's former Hollywood Hills house

In 2010, Black bought the Los Feliz state in California for $5.965 million from Michael Balzary, bassist of Red Hot Chili Peppers and his wife Frankie Rayder

The Los Flize property featuring 6,516 sq ft of living space and 7 bedrooms was bought by Balzary in 2008 for $3.85 million before selling it to Jack Black.

Moreover, the Gulliver's Travels actor owns another house in Beverly Hills.

Cars

Also, the American actor owns an impressive collection of luxury cars like Porsche 911 ($117,000), an Audi, a Chevrolet truck, Lexus LS Hybrid, and an Aston Martin One 77 (worth $1.415 million).

Jack Black and his son in Lexus Hybird
Jack Black and his son in Lexus Hybrid

Well, the actor, apart from making expenses on assets, also spends a lot on travels, costly attires and daily life luxury.

Tax

Like all other Americans, Jack Black is also liable to tax payments including property and income tax. 

Well, his Los Feliz house seeks him 0.793% of its assessed value as property tax, while the annual insurance premium costs $1,360 per year. On the other hand, the yearly revenue of $2 million makes him liable to $995,000 income tax payment, inclusive of 35.06% Federal tax, 2.66% FICA and 12.03% State tax.

Jack Black's Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education, Married Life, Wife & Children

Jack Black was born Thomas Jacob Black on August 28, 1969, in Hermosa Beach, California, the USA. He is famous for his nicknames like JB and Jables.

Raised in Hermosa Beach, California, the American actor is the son of satellite engineers for Hubble Space Telescope, Thomas William Black and Judith Love Cohen. Jack's parents divorced when 10 and moved to Culver City with his father.

Jack Black and his mother Judith at Golden Globes carpet
Jack Black and his mother Judith at Golden Globes carpet

Well, Black has 3 elder half-siblings through his mother: Neil, Howard, and Rachel Siegel.

Jack Black holds American nationality and is of mixed ethnic background, hails from English, Scottish and Irish ancestry. He was raised Jewish.

Regarding his education, the American actor attended Hebrew school, Poseidon School and Crossroads School. Later, he enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) but dropped out to pursue an acting career.

As of June 2019, Jack Black's age is 49 and has a height of 5 ft. 6 inches (168 cm).

Happily Married: Wife & Children

Alongside his successful career, the American actor also enjoys a blissful and s0mooth relationship with his wife Tanya Haden, an American artist and daughter of jazz great Charlie Haden.

The duo first met while in Crossroads High School and again after 15 years following graduation, while in a mutual friend's birthday party.

Well, the couple didn't take long dating and eloped in less than a year of their relationship. Then, Jake and Tanya married on March 14, 2006, in Big Sur, California, following 2 months of engagement.

Jack Black and his wife Tanya are married for 13 years
Jack Black and his wife Tanya are married for 13 years

The couple together for more than a  decade shares 2 children together. They welcomed son Samuel Jason Black on June 10, 2006, and another son Thomas David Black on May 23, 2008.

Prior to Tanya, the actor was in a relationship with actress Laura Kightlinger (1997-2005) and was briefly engaged.

Some More Facts on Jack Black:

  1. Had a struggle with cocaine addition at the age of 14
  2. Elder brother Howard died of AIDS is 1989 at the age of 31
  3. Underwent surgery to remove the gall bladder
  4. Became father for the first time at the age of 36, first son Samuel born in 2006
  5. His wife Tanya Haden is triplet; her sisters Petra Haden and Rachel Haden are musicians
  6. Shares the same birthdate with Jason Priestley
Updated On Fri Sep 27 2019 Published On Thu Jun 20 2019 By Chandra Rana Magar

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