Adam Sandler is an American screenwriter, actor, and comedian who has acted in many Hollywood movies having a combined earning of over $2 billion at the box office. He is known for making people laugh with his comic timing. Adam Sandler has founded the Happy Madison Productions. He is famous for being referenced in various media shows and also in a video game. To know more about the net worth of Adam Sandler in 2019, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography:
Adam was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 6, 1966, to father, Stanley Sandler, and mother, Judith. His father did electrical engineering and mother was a Nursery School teacher. The family moved to Manchester, New Hampshire when Adam Sandler was six. He spent his school days in Manchester attending the Manchester Central High School. His family had Jewish roots by the influence of which he joined the popular Jewish youth group BBYO in his teenage. Adam Sandler graduated from Tisch School of Arts, New York University in 1988.
Adam Sandler is married to actress Jacqueline Titone since June 22, 2003. She has made appearances in Happy Madison Films of her husband. She converted to Judaism, her husband’s religion in 2000. The family is a happy one with two daughters: Sadie and Sunny.
Adam Sandler donates to the Boys & Girls Club in his hometown, Manchester. In 2007, he gave $1 million to the Club. He also donated $2,100 to NY city Republican mayor, Rudy Guiliani’s presidential campaign the same year. Though, he is known as politically neutral today.
Adam Sandler’s family resides in Los Angeles, California.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 1987, Adam Sandler started off with his career playing Smitty in “The Cosby Show.” He also acted in “Study Boy” in Remote control an MTV game show. Adam Sandler performed in several comedy clubs following his film debut, “Going Overboard” in 1989. Comedian Dennis Miller sent him to Lorne Michaels the “Saturday Night Live” producer. He was given the job as a writer for SNL in 1990. After a year he made himself famous by performing songs on the show. The” Thanksgiving Song” and “The Hanukah Song” were among them.
He acted in other movies in the coming years. The released movies include “Coneheads” in 1993 and “Airheads” in 1994. In the year 1995, “Billy Madison” came followed by “Bulletproof” in 1996 and successful comedies, like “Happy Gilmore” in 1996. “The Waterboy” was one of his first hits released in 1998. He gained an increasing fan base as his films were well-received after “Punch -Drunk Love” in 2002. In 2007, he co-starred in “I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.” His “Don’t Mess with Zohan” came in 2008, written by himself in collaboration with Robert Smigel and Judd Apatow.
He has received numerous awards in his career. He was nominated for 90 and won 35. Significant awards in the list include 9 Golden Raspberry Awards, 8 People’s Choice Awards, 5 MTV Movie Awards and 6 Kid’s Choice Awards with others in the list.
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of 2018, The total estimated net worth of Adam Sandler is $500 million. His various vocations in the entertainment world are the primary source of his income. He is said to earn an annual salary of about $50 million. He owns a mansion in Los Angeles, California worth $12 million. He also has a second residence in his mother’s building in Highland Beach, Florida. His car collection includes- a Cadillac DTS & a Cadillac CTS. Most recently he has signed a $250 million deal with Netflix.
The Comedian has acted in several movies out of which he has received harsh criticism for many. His career has had its fair share of ups and downs. He has undoubtedly worked hard for it, playing many side roles and trying his luck in screenwriting also. In spite of his hard-earned fame and constant criticism, the list of his achievements is long. He has been nominated for a lot of prestigious awards and has won many too.