Facts of Jack Black
|Full Name||Jack Black|
|Birth Name||Thomas Jacob Black|
|Other Name||Jack Black|
|Profession||Actor, Musician, YouTuber, Comedian|
|Birth City||Hermosa Beach, California|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Thomas William Black|
|Father Profession||Satellite Engineer|
|Mother Name||Judith Love Cohen|
|Mother Profession||Satellite Engineer|
|Awards||Grammy — Best Metal Performance|
|Sibilings||Rachel Black, Howard Black|
|Filmography||Jumanji: The Next Level,The House with a Clock in Its Walls|
|Education||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Date of Birth||August 28,1969|
How Much Is Actor Jack Black’s Net Worth?
As of 2019, the American actor cum musician Jack Black has an estimated net worth of $30 million as per Celebrity 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.
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 started 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 ongoing successful journey hints on the fortune growth in the coming days.
Having worked alongside stars like Naomi Watts, 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.
Jack Charges a Salary of $8 Million
Sources report that Jack Black charges $8 million per movie as of 2019, however, in the past, his remunerations were pretty low as compared to the present. Check out his earnings from movies in the past:
- High Fidelity (2000)- $250,000
- Saving Silverman (2001)- $1 million
- Shallow Hal (2001)- $2 million
- 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, his role in the movie and the budget:
|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|
Jack has by far appeared many movies and will be seen in Jumanji: The Next Level December 13, 2019.
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 Black'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 fundraising 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.
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.
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).
Well, the actor, apart from making expenses on assets, also spends a lot on travels, costly attires and daily life luxury.
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.
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 smooth 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.
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:
- Had a struggle with cocaine addition at the age of 14
- Elder brother Howard died of AIDS is 1989 at the age of 31
- Underwent surgery to remove the gall bladder
- Became father for the first time at the age of 36, first son Samuel born in 2006
- His wife Tanya Haden is triplet; her sisters Petra Haden and Rachel Haden are musicians
- Shares the same birthdate with Jason Priestley