Jeff Bridges Net Worth $70 million
Jeff Bridges salary $5,000,000
Jeff Bridges Net Worth: How rich is Jeff Bridges? & How much money is Jeff Bridges worth? Time to find out!
Jeff Bridges is an American actor, singer and producer, and his current net worth is $70 million.
Born in Los Angeles, California in a family of actors, Lloyd Bridges and Dorothy Bridges, his parents, and Beau Bridges, his older brother. Him and his brother had a close relationship while growing up.
In 1967 he graduated from University High School in Los Angeles. At 17, he toured with a stage production of Anniversary Waltz alongside his father.
Strongly encouraged by his mother, he studied piano from an early age
After high school, Jeff moved to New York City to study acting at Herbert Berghof Studio. He also served seven years in the United States Coast Guard Reserve.
How did Jeff Bridges get famous?
While very young, he made appearances in film and television shows. But his first major role in The Last Picture Show, earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. His next nomination came with the movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot alongside Clint Eastwood.
Jeff starred opposite Jessica Lange in King Kong, a commercial success that made $90 million on a $23 million budget.
In the classic SF film Tron, in 1982, he played a video game programmer and in Starman he played an alien. For the latter, he earned another nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actor.
On July 11 1994, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Four years later he took the mantle of his most famous character, The Dude in The Big Lebowski. The movie turned into a cult classic and Jeff is still referred to as The Dude.
His fourth Academy Award nomination came with the movie The Contender.
How does Jeff Bridges make money?
In 2008, he took on a comic book character for the Marvel’s Iron Man. Here, he played alongside Robert Downey Jr. as his confidant and mentor turned nemesis. The movie grossed $585 million and opened the doors for a long running series of superhero movies.
For the 2010 music-drama movie Crazy Heart, Jeff won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a SAG award.
Having an incline for music, he released two albums, Be Here Soon in 2000 and a self-titled one in 2011. His latter album, reaching Top 40 on Billboard 200.
Jeff returned to work with the Coen Brothers for the movie True Grit, for which he got another Academy Award nomination.
In 2017, he earned yet another nomination for an Academy Award for the movie Hell or High Water.
He also wrote a book with Bernie Glassman titled The Dude and the Zen Master and published a photography book in 2003.