What is Steven Seagal’s net worth? $16 million
How did Steven Seagal earn his money and wealth?
Steven Seagal is best known as an American musician, actor, producer, screenwriter, guitarist, martial artist, and director. He is one of the celebs who has been active in more than one profession. He has also faced many ups and downs in his career. He was brought up in Lansing, Michigan, the United States on 10th April 1952. He holds American, Russian and Serbian citizenship.
Despite an evident decline in his career, his films have reportedly collected more than $600 million at the box office and continue to rake in $5million at an average. He owns a huge home in Scottsdale, Arizona which is worth a whopping $3,500,000. He also has smart stock investments, substantial property holdings, lucrative endorsement deals and more. He has stepped up his game by venturing in multiple businesses that have helped in to earn great chunks of capital.
Steven has obtained the 7th Dan black belt from a championship in Aikido. He first made his entry in the Hollywood industry as a martial arts director and stunt coordinator. His first debut film was released on 1988 known as Above the Law. With his skills and abilities, he became the action star of Hollywood. Many successful actors have obtained training under him to gain fame in Hollywood. Later on, he also started to get offers to act in various movies. He was seen in several other movies like Out for Justice, Marked for Death and Hard to Kill which received a great response from the audience. Another one of his movie named Under Siege received great success at the box office and gathered $156.4 worldwide in 1992.
Slowly, his net worth started to increase and as his movies were sold worldwide. On 20th April 1991, he has also appeared for an episode on Saturday Night Live as a guest. He has further portrayed various characters in movies like Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, On Deadly Ground, Execution Decision, The Glimmer Man as well as Fire Down Below, but it didn’t do much business at the box office due to his egoistic behaviour. After his contract with Warner Bros came to an end, he started to produce and release his own films. In 2001, he released Exit Wounds which had martial arts scenes which earned $80 million in box office worldwide.
Today, he is living a lavish lifestyle in his 8,450 square feet Seagal Scottsdale House which he had bought for $3.5 million dollars from a real estate agent in 2010. He also owns a 5,640 acres massive cattle ranch property that has barns, corrals, and six lakes. It is located in Shasta Valley, California which is worth a whopping $12 million dollars. He is highly obsessed with cars and he loves to pick his favourite one to match up to his persona and style. He owns full-size pickup truck which is worth $34,887 and a black Ford F-150 which he had purchased in 2012. In 2017, a lawsuit was levelled up against him after a police raid at Jesus Sanchez Llovera’s Arizona house uncovered a cockfighting farm. He was swept in the Me Too movement that started in 2017 when Portia de Rossi came forward with a sexual harassment accusation against him which was followed by several other women.
What are the highest grossing movies of Steven Seagal?
- Under Siege (1992): $156.6 million
- Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995): $104.3 million
- Exit Wounds (2001): $80.0 million
- Marked for Death (1990): $58.0 million
- Machete (2010): $44.1 million
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