Clint Eastwood is a film director, producer, an actor, political figure and a musician. He is among the Hollywood’s most prominent icons, and his cinematic career has seen him appear in more than 100 films either directing, producing or acting.
Today Clint Eastwood net worth fortune runs in hundreds of millions which has earned him a place among Hollywood’s richest stars in 2018. Having been associated with box office smash hits and award-winning films such as “Unforgiven”1992, “Mystic River” 2003, “Million Dollar Baby” 2004, “American Sniper” among others one might get tempted to ask exactly what’s Clint Eastwood net worth as of 2018? Well, here is a look at Clint Eastwood worth, career, awards and achievements and a few things you probably don’t know about Clint Eastwood.
Clinton Eastwood Jr. was inherent to Ruth Wood and Clinton Eastwood Sr. in California where he was born in 1930. He studied his education at Piedmont Junior and Piedmont Junior High School. Due to poor grades, his graduation from Oakland Technical High School was pushed ahead, and later he joined the US army.
On his personal life, Clinton was a playboy where he had several relationships and had been married twice too; Maggie Johnson from 1953-1984, and Dina Ruiz from 1996-2014. He also has several children including; Kyle Eastwood (b.1968), Alison Eastwood (1972), Scott Eastwood (b.1986) and Francesca Eastwood (b.1993).
Clinton’s career kicked off after being recognized by a public personality, Chuck Hill who introduced him to the film industry in the 1950’s. He started his professional career in 1954, and after numerous auditions, he qualified to get small acts in the films, Revenge of the Creature (1955). He struggled in his early career to find an agency, but in 1967, he launched his own company, called Malpaso Productions where he produced and acted at the same time. What followed after establishing himself in the industry is producing and starring in Space Cowboys 2000, Mystic River 2003, Trouble with the Curve 2012, Sully 2016 and A Star Is Born which is set to debut in 2018.
Due to this venture into politics, most of the films he stars in are politically based where he has been supporting the legalization of guns since 1973. In 1986, he was voted as the mayor of Monterey Peninsula where he endorsed people with small establishments in the community. Clinton has also been elected as Vice Chairman of Recreation Commission in 2001, and in the 2008 elections he endorsed John McCain for the presidency, and although Barrack Obama won, he congratulated him. However, in the 2016 US elections, he didn’t support anyone for the presidency.
As a musician, Clinton is a songwriter and a pianist where he has his own record studio. He composes film scores like Mystic River, Changeling, Million Dollar Baby, Hereafter and many more. The song ‘Grace Is Gone’ triumphed in the US charts leading Clinton to be much acclaimed and was recognized in the category of Best Original Score.
On awards and achievements: Clint Eastwood has won multiple awards and nominations for his work in music film and television. He has won 5 Academy Awards, 3 Golden Globe Awards, 5 Japan Academy Prize, among others. He has also been inducted in the California Hall of Fame, awarded with Légion d’honneur, Lumière Award, Order of the Rising Sun among other awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Clint Eastwood net worth currently stands at $400 million. The main source of Clint Eastwood net worth fortune has been his roles in acting, directing, producing films. His own production company has been a source of good money, and endorsement deals from companies such as Webner Brothers have added a fortune in boosting Clint Eastwood net worth. The films that contributed highly to Clint Eastwood net worth fortune of $375 million are “Every Which Way But Loose” 1978 grossed $85 million, “Unforgiven” 1992 grossing $100 million, “Mystic River” 2003 grossing $90.1, “Million Dollar Baby” 2004 grossing $100.1 million, “American Sniper” grossing $547.4 million among others.
10 Facts You Need To Know About Clint Eastwood.
There is plenty you might know about the Academy Award-winner director, but there might be a few things you probably don’t know about Clint Eastwood which we are about to uncover.
1. He is allergic to horses, dogs and cats.
2. When directing “action” word is never part of terms although he loves saying “cut”.
3. He is a very accomplished jazz pianist a skill he taught himself.
4. He has directed many films than the famous world directors Spielberg or even George Lucas.
5. He is not a vegetarian but a vegan.
6. His big Adam’s apple made him get fired in the Universal Studios.
7. Among the languages he speaks fluently Italian is among them.
8. Hunting is not fun to him at all because why kill an animal for no reason.
9. He is the oldest director in Hollywood.
10. He doesn’t smoke and hates it.
Clint Eastwood worth will definitely read a higher figure in 2019 considering he is still in the industry.