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Clint Eastwood Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Clint Eastwood worth? $375 million

How did Clint Eastwood earn his money and wealth?

Clint Eastwood is an actor, director, producer, composer, musician, businessman, politician and was born took on May 31, 1930, in San Francisco, California. He was given birth to by Clinton Eastwood Sr. (Father) and Ruth Wood (Mother). He got spotted by a person who was an enterprising assistant and marked him in a CBS press release for Rawhide. The Universal film company was shooting in Fort Ord, and Eastwood was invited to meet the director. Chuck Hill who had the maximum contacts in Hollywood got close to Eastwood and dragged him into a Universal Studio, where he brought him in front of cameraman Irving Glassberg.

Glassberg then organized an audition under Arthur Lubin where Clint Eastwood managed to impress everyone with his charm and built at 6’4″ (193 cms). He wasn’t an outstanding actor early on but took drama classes which were suggested by Lubin in April 1954, at $100 per week to polish his skills. After several abortive auditions, he was a given a small character in Revenge of the Creature (1955), directed by Jack Arnold. In February 1955, Eastwood won a character in “Francis in the Navy” as a sailor after getting worked for three weeks on Arthur Lubin’s Lady Godiva of Coventry. His first television role, which was presented by Universal on NBC’s Allen in Movieland was released on July 2, 1955.

When the craze of Rawhide and charms of scripts decreased, Eastwood took his first attempt in the field of directing and also filmed many trailer shows. In the show’s first season, $750 was earned for an episode, later when Rawhide got canceled, he got $119,000 an episode as severance pay. He got well known for playing a role in The Man with No Name in the Dollars trilogy, and his most famous role amongst all has been in “The Good, Bad and the Ugly.” Other movies like The Enforcer, Magnum Force, The Dead Pool brought him truckloads of fame and wealth.

He has won the Academy Award for the Best Director and Producer for films Unforgiven (1992) and Million Dollar Baby (2004). He received an Academy  Award Nominations for the two movies “Mystic River” and “Letters from Iwo Jima” which were directed by himself, but he didn’t act in these movies. Many of his films are known to be severely unbelievable. He has also been nominated for Best Actor.

He is well known for his directing skills where the filming period is comparatively less and so is the budget. Domestically, with an average of $37 million per film, Eastwood has grossed a total of more than $1.68 billion with his movies.

What are the highest grossing movies of Clint Eastwood?

  1.   Unforgiven (1992) – $101.16 million
  2.   Million Dollar Baby (2004) – $100.49 million
  3.   Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) – $13.76 million
  4.   Gran Torino (2008) – $148.10 million
  5.   Mystic River (2003) – $90.14  million
  6.   Sully (2016) –  $125.07 million
  7.   The Bridges of Madison County (1995) – $71.52 million
  8.   American Sniper (2014) – $350.13 million
  9.   Changeling (2008) – $35.74 Million
  10.  The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) – $31.80 million

Read More: Best Movies of Clint Eastwood

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