What is Bill Murray worth in 2018? Bill Murray is an American comedian, a writer, and a renowned film actor. He came to the spotlight in the 1970s through making appearances in Saturday Night Live and later made appearances in comedy films such as Ghostbusters 1984, Ghostbusters II 1989, Meatballs 1979, Stripes 1981 among many other films.
Today he has been making appearances in television shows such as Saturday Night Live and he is co-hosting Bill Murray and Brian Doyle-Murray’s Extra Innings, and we are going to hear his voice in Isle of Dogs film set to be released this year. Having been had a career running down now for five decades what do you think is Bill Murray net worth? Below we have highlighted Bill Murray net worth in 2018 and a few things you probably don’t know about Bill Murray. So, scroll down and get the info.
William James Murray is the son of Edward Joseph Murray II and Lucille. He was born in the state of Illinois in the united states where he also grew up. He was among the 9 children in the family, and they were all raised up in a Roman Catholic family. Murray education career started off at St. Joseph’s grade school then upon joining Jesuit high school he worked as a golf caddy to fund his high school education. After graduation from high school, Murray attended Regis University where he dropped out just after taking pre-medical courses.
On his personal life, Murray has married twice in his lifetime. The first wife was Margaret Kelly whom he married in 1981, and together they had two sons before they divorced in 1996. He then went ahead to Murry Butler in 1997 and together the couple had four sons. Butler filed for a divorce in 2008 citing Murray addiction to
sex, alcohol, Cannabis, infidelity and domestic violence.
Murray career kicked off when he got an invitation from his older brother at The Second City where he was featured player in The National Lampoon Radio Hour in 1974. In 1975 Murray got a television role as a cast member on Saturday Night Live With Howard Cosell but only lasted for one season. In 1976 that’s when he was officially joined as a cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live and between then and 1980 his fame skyrocketed. He stayed at SNL for three seasons.
Murray film career started when he starred in Meatballs film released in 1979 and from then he has been into numerous films either as an actor, writer, producer or a director. Some of his films where he has starred are Tarzoon: Shame of the Jungle 1979, Ghostbusters 1984, Ghostbusters II 1989, Groundhog Day 1993, Wild Things 1998, Rushmore 1998, Lost in Transition 2003, Zombieland 2009, Get Low 2010, St. Vincent 2014, The Jungle Book 2016, Ghostbusters 2016 and Isle of Dogs 2018. He has also had a television career appearing in television shows such as Alpha House 2013, Olive Kitteridge 2014, Parks and Recreation 2015, A Very Murray Christmas 2015, Bill Murray and Brian Doyle-Murray’s Extra Innings 2017 and Saturday Night Live 2018.
Outside show business Murray co-owns St. Paul Saints independent baseball team, Charleston RiverDogs, Brockton Rox, Catskill Cougars, Utica Blue Sox among others.
On awards and achievements: Bill Murray has been inducted into the South Atlantic League Hall of Fame, he was awarded with Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor, American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, 2 Scream Award, Satellite Award for Best Actor among others.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Bill Murray net worth stands at $150 million. The source of Bill Murray net worth fortune is his numerous starring roles in films and televisions shows. Some of the high films that have earned him a good chunk of his net worth value are Lost in Translation grossed $119 million, Ghostbusters grossing at $295 million, The Jungle Book (2016 film) grossing over $966 million among others. He also makes money from his investments in baseball the league teams.
6 Facts You Need To Know About Bill Murray
Bill Murray has done just everything you can think of movies, television, sports, selling drugs everything and dipping his legs into everything. Whether you have encountered Murray on the big screen or at the ballpark, there is still much you haven’t yet known about Bill Murray. Here are things you probably don’t know about Bill Murray.
1. Murray is a co-owner of three minor league baseball teams which are Utica Blue Sox, Brockton Rox, South Carolina, and Riverdogs in Charleston.
2. He broke Robert De Niro’s nose while filming “ Mad dog and Glory ”.
3. He was nicknamed “The Murricane” because of his bad mood swings.
4. He nearly drowned in a swimming pool when Hunter S. Thompson threw him with a chair.
5. When he was 20, he was arrested for peddling marijuana.
6. When he was a child, he was on Boy Scouts and Little League, but he was thrown out of the team for being a troublesome kid.
Having been around for five decades, Bill Murray worth of $150 is justifiable. We wish him well and good health in this year and his future endeavors.