Jesse Eisenberg Net Worth $20 million
Jesse Eisenberg salary $1,500,000
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Jesse Eisenberg is an American actor, author and playwright and his current net worth is $20 million.
Born in Queens, New York, he is the son of Amy, a teacher in hospitals, and Barry Eisenberg, a taxi driver who later became a college professor.
He grew up with his two sisters in East Brunswick, New Jersey where he went to the public school and spent most of his sophomore year at East Brunswick High School.
In school, he had trouble fitting in because of an anxiety disorder and started acting in plays from an early age.
At seven years old, he portrayed Oliver Twist in a children’s theater production of the musical Oliver. By 12, he served as an understudy in the Broadway revival of Summer and Smoke.
A few years after he understudied the role of Young Scrooge in a musical version of A Christmas Carol, as well as made his first professional role in an off-Broadway play.
By 16 he began writing screenplays, with some of which even got optioned by major studios.
How did Jesse Eisenberg get famous?
After a while, he moved to the High School of Performing Arts, where he received his breakthrough role in the independent film, Roger Dodger.
Because of his work in the film industry, he couldn’t go to New York University but went on to study anthropology and contemporary architecture at The New School in Greenwich Village.
From there he received a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, with a concentration in democracy and cultural pluralism.
In the series Get Real he made his television debut, and in a UK Dr. Pepper commercial as Butt Naked Boy.
A while after appearing in some films, he starred opposite Kristen Stewart in Adventureland, a comedy directed by Greg Mottola.
His rose to international fame after the starring role in the horror-comedy Zombieland, alongside Woody Harrelson and Emma Stone.
After the success of Zombieland, he earned the role of the Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. For his performance in the film, he received the Best Actor Award from the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures.
For the same role, he also received nominations for Best Actor at the BAFTA Awards, Golden Globes, and Academy Awards.
How does Jesse Eisenberg make money?
Six years ago, he made his playwriting debut in Rattlestick Playwrights Theater’s Off-Broadway production of Asuncion.
A while after he filled a $3 million lawsuit against the producers of the Camp Hell, claiming exploitation.
According to the lawsuit, he agreed to appear in the film as a favor to his friend. He received about $3,000 for one day of filming with only a few minutes of total screen time.
Because he only had a few minutes of screen time, he was surprised to see his face featured on the cover of the DVD.
As of today, he has written several screenplays and starred in a lot of movies, including Now You See Me and Batman vs. Superman.
Eisenberg will also play Marcel Marceau in Resistance, as well as star in The Hummingbird Project, among others.