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Danny Glover Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Danny Glover worth? $40 million

How did Danny Glover earn his money and wealth?

Danny Glover took birth in San Francisco, California, the USA on 22nd July 1946. He went to George Washington High School and attended San Francisco State University. Glover came to acting through theatre and his first theatre performance was with the American Conservatory Theatre. He was also trained at Shelton Actors Lab with Jean Shelton. He later moved to Los Angeles. Glover started acting in the movie from 1979, in minor roles. In 1985 he starred in Steven Spielberg’s movie The Colour Purple, a movie adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel of the same name. In the same year, he acted as Lieutenant James Mcfree in the film Witness (1985).

In 1987, Glover co-starred in buddy cop action film Lethal Weapon, by Richard Donner. The film was a commercial hit grossing over $120.2 million over its budget of $15 million. Glover reprised his role in the film in its sequel Lethal Weapon 2 in 1989 and in its third installment Lethal Weapon 3 in 1992. He also starred alongside Mel Gibson and Joe Pesci in its fourth and final installment Lethal Weapon 4 in  1998. In 1990, Glover starred in science fiction action horror movie, Predator 2, a sequel to 1987 film Predator. He also performed in the film To Sleep with Anger, in the same year for which he won Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead. Later he acted in films like Flight of the Intruder (1991), A Rage in Harlem (1991), The Saint of Fort Washington (1993), Maverick (1994) and so on.

In 1994 came his directorial debut short film, Override. The following year, he appeared in the episodes of American neo-noir anthology television series Fallen Angels. In 1997, he acted in comedy film Gone Fishin,  and also in thriller film SwitchbackThe next year, in 1998 he co-starred in a film adaptation of Toni Morrison’s novel, Beloved, alongside Oprah Winfrey. Also in the year, he gave voice to animated epic music film The Prince of Egypt (1998). Glover starred in 2001 comedy-drama film, The Royal Tenenbaums, a popular film. The same year he appeared in the film 3. A.M.

In 2004, Glover acted in horror film directed by James Wan, Saw, as Detective David Tapp. He also appeared in The Cookout, the same year. The following year he acted in Manderlay, an avant-garde drama film and in Missing in America. He also co-starred in the film made for cable television, The Exonerated, based on the true story of six people who have been wrongly convicted of murder and freed after years in prison.

In 2009, Glover played the role of President Thomas Wilson in the epic disaster film, 2012 by Roland Emmerich. The following year he appeared in movies such as Death at a Funeral (2010), Legendary (2010), Age of Dragons (2010), I want to Be A Soldier (2010) and so on. He continued acting in films like Space warriors (2013), Tula: The Revolt (2013), Bad Asses (2014), Beyond the Lights (2014), Gridlocked (2015),  Andron ( 2015) etc.

What are the highest grossing movies of Danny Glover?

  1. 2012 (2009): $769.7 million
  2. Lethal Weapon 3 (1992): $321.7 million
  3. Lethal Weapon 4 (1998): $285.4 million
  4. Lethal Weapon 2 (1989): $227.9 million
  5. Dreamgirls (2006): $154.9 million
  6. Lethal Weapon  (1987) : $120.2 million

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