Dustin Hoffman is a famous American actor, voice actor, film director, film producer, and television producer. Dustin Hoffman has appeared on stage and screens for theatres, movies, and television series. Continue reading to find the estimated net worth of Dustin Hoffman as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Dustin Hoffman (Dustin Lee Hoffman) was born on 8th August 1937 in Los Angeles, California, the US. Dustin Hoffman was the second son of Lillian and Harry Hoffman. After graduating from Los Angeles High School (1955), Dustin Hoffman enrolled at Santa Monica College. He wanted to study medicine but, after a year he left.
Dustin Hoffman and Lisa Gottsegen Hoffman are married. They have six children namely Alexandra, Jake, Jenna, Karina, Max, and Rebecca.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
At age 19 Dustin Hoffman left college to pursue his acting career. He first enacted opposite Gene Hackman at the Pasadena Playhouse. Dustin Hoffman became friends with another actor named Gene Hackman, and they moved to New York City. When Dustin Hoffman appeared in two Off-Broadway productions, Sidney W Pink, a producer liked him. He was cast in movie ‘Madigan’s Millions’. Following, Dust Hoffman played roles on television and movies including ‘Hallmark Hall of Fame,’ ‘Naked City,’ and ‘The Defenders’.
Dustin Hoffman became most famous enacting Benjamin Braddock (college grad seduced by the wife of father’s business associate) in the movie 1960s ‘Graduate’. Dustin Hoffman got nominated for an Academy Award for the Graduate. Dustin Hoffman enacted Enrico Salvatore ‘Rasto’ Rizzo in the movie ‘Midnight Cowboy.’ Dustin Hoffman got nominated for the Oscar for his acting, and the movie won the Best Picture. Also, this movie got preserved by the Library of Congress in the US National Film Registry (1994).
In the 1980s, Dustin Hoffman enacted in ten famous movies and won several awards and got nominated. He was in 1979s ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’, 1988s ‘Rain Man’. The other popular movies in which Dust Hoffman enacted include ‘All the President’s Men’, ‘Hook’, ‘Lenny’, ‘Little Big Man’, ‘Marathon Man’, ‘Midnight Cowboy’, ‘Papillon’, ‘Straw Dogs’, ‘Tootsie’, and ‘Wag the Dog’. Dustin Hoffman first produced the movie 1978s ‘Straight Time’. Dustin Hoffman first directed the movie 2012s ‘Quartet’.
Throughout his acting career, Dustin Hoffman has won several prestigious awards. He won 5 Golden Globe Awards, 2 Academy Awards, 4 BAFTAs, 3 Drama Desk Awards, 1 Emmy Award, and 1 Genie Award. Also, Dustin Hoffman won the AFI Life Achievement Award (2009) and Kennedy Honours (2012).
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Dustin Hoffman is $55 million. Most of Dustin Hoffman’s wealth comes from his acting profession in theatres, movies and television series. Also, Dustin Hoffman has earned as a television producer, film director, and producer. Some of the notable movies that were recorded box-office hits include: 1982s ‘Tootsie’ ($177,200,000), 1998s ‘Rain Man’ ($172,825,435), 1991s ‘Hook’ ($119,654,823), 2004s ‘Meet the Fockers’ ($279,261,160), 2010s ‘Little Fockers’ ($148,438,600).
The entertainment industry prefers casting good-looking actors. Thus, the ordinary looking actor Dustin Hoffman encountered initial difficulties when he took odd jobs. In an interview, Dustin Hoffman mentioned that he lived below ‘official American poverty line’ until he was 31 years.