Adam Sandler is a renowned actor, one of the best comedians, a screenwriter, film producer and has some singing skills too. He is known for his acting roles in films such as The Waterboy 1998, The Wedding Singer 1998, Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015), Grown Ups (2010), Hotel Transylvania (2012), Pixels (2015) and many others.
As of today, he has been able to release five comedy studio albums such as They’re All Gonna Laugh at You! 1993 and What the Hell Happened to Me? 1996. Considering all the films he has been able to star in have grossed over $2 billion combined, what’s Adam Sandler net worth in 2018? We shall also look at a few things you probably don’t know about Adam Sandler.
Adam Richard Sandler hails from Brooklyn, New York where he was born in 1966 and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire. He is the son of engineer Stanley Sandler and teacher Judith Levine. He enrolled at Manchester Central High School and graduated in 1988 from New York University School of Arts.
Since 2003, Sandler has been a husband to Jacqueline Titone, an actress with whom they have two daughters with Sadie (b.2006) and Sunny (b.2008).
Sandler kicked off his film career acting in series like the Cosby Show and Remote Control. He also debuted with the 1989 film Going Overboard. As a comedian, he used to entertain in various comedy platforms before catching the attention of the jokester Dennis Miller. He later introduced him to Lorne Michaels, the creator of Saturday Night Live who hired him as a scripter for the show in 1990. He later made appearances on the show where he entertained with his music; the Chanukah Song and the Thanksgiving Song. His success led him to get roles in many films including Coneheads 1993, Airheads 1994, Billy Madison 1995, Bulletproof 1996, and The Wedding Stranger 1998.
Sandler elevated to prominence with the films; I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, and You Don’t Mess with the Zohan which debuted in 2007 and 2008 respectively. In 2008 he also featured alongside Keri Russell in the fiction movie Bedtime Stories where he portrayed a hotel servant. He was highly appreciated after featuring in the 2009 film Dubbed Funny People. Since then his fame in Hollywood continued with him appearing in other films such as Blended 2014, Pixels 2015, Hotel Transylvania 2 2015, Sandy Waxier 2017 and many more.
In 1999, he launched his production firm, Happy Madison Productions which produced the movie, Duece Bigalow: Male Gigolo. Sandler included actors like Chris Rock, Jon Lovitz, Peter Dante, David Spade, and Allen Cover in most of his films.
Sandler has released five studio albums over the years. They include; They’re All Gonna Laugh at You! 2013, What the Hell Happened to Me? 1996, What’s Your Name? 1997, Stan and Judy’s Kid 1999, and Shh…Don’t Tell 2004.
On Awards And Achievements received by Adam Sandler, he has been awarded dozens of accolades totalling to 33 and received 85 nominations. Some of these awards are 6 Kids Choice Awards, 5 MTV Movie Awards, 8 People’s Choice Awards, 3 Teen Choice Awards, CinemaCon Awards and 9 Golden Raspberry Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Adam Sandler net worth is estimated to be around $360 million. The source of Adam Sandler net worth fortune has been amassed through earnings from films that he has played acting roles or produced. As of today all of Adam Sandler films have grossed more than $2 billion worldwide making him one of the bankable Hollywood actors. He stands in the list of top 20 highest paid actors as he earns around $50 million annually. Just the other day he signed a Netflix deal which provided him with an estimated of $250 million where he was to make four original movies for the company.
9 Things You Need To Know About Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler is not a new face on our screens, and in fact, he is one of the favourite actors we do love watching. However, even though he has been on the screens for more than two decades now here are a few things you probably don’t know about Adam Sandler.
1. It’s said that in all his years as a comedian, he has never written a joke and the jokes come up when he is on stage
2. If you aren’t aware, he is from a Jewish family and practises Judaism.
3. The animation, Hotel Transylvania stars his real-life daughter and wife.
4. As a young adult, he used to play basketball.
5. Did you know that he is a fan of wrestling?
6. He was best friends with Charlie Sheen.
7. Are you aware that his dog was his best man during his wedding?
8. His first performance as a comedian was at the age of 17.
9. He almost starred as Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Adam Sandler net worth will definitely get a boost in 2019 from Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) and the already signed up contract with Netflix. We do hope he will remain the funny character he is and keep us entertained.