Sam Elliott is a renowned and popular American actor who has been majorly known for the roles he plays in General Ross in Hulk in the year 2003 and The Caretaker in Ghost Rider for the year 2007. In his role, he comes with an additional advantage of his resonant and deep voice which contributes to his acting. He knew of his career since his childhood though he was not supported by his father which always led to arguments. He is still gusting in the acting industry to date despite his age. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Sam Elliott in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Sam Elliott was born on 9th August in the year 1944 in Sacramento in California. He was with his father who worked in the department of the interior and his mother who was a physical training instructor. Sam then went to study at David Douglas High School in Portland where he graduated and then joined Clark College located at Vancouver in Washington in which he pursued a two-year program.
During his early life, he loved watching movies and realized of his passion to become an actor at the age of nine. He, therefore, joined acting while in college and participated in a stage production known as ‘Guys and Dolls’ in which he was one of the leads.
He had excellent performance which saw him being recognized by a local newspaper which gave him much motivation. He then studied on acting in Los Angeles and additionally worked on part-time through which he also worked in the California Army National Guard for a short period of time.
Sam Elliott married Katherine Ross who is an actress whom he married in the year 1984. They have one daughter known as Cleo Cole Elliott who is currently a musician.
Career, Awards & Nominations
After he completed in his college study, he embarked in acting from which he had intense passion since his childhood. In 1968, Sam Elliot featured in a Television Series known as Felony Squad after which he was seen in ‘Land of Giants’ in the year 1969 then later to ‘The F.B.I.’, ‘Lancer’, and ‘Judd, for the Defense’.
In the year 1970, he featured in ‘The Challenge ‘where he played the role of Bryant. He then got to the main roles which saw him have great success in his career. In his main career, he began by being chosen to play in a TV series known as ‘Mission Impossible’ on the role of Dr. Douglas Robert. He became successful from this series which made him feature in other TV series such as ‘Doc Elliot’, ‘The Manhunter’, ‘Hawaii Five-O’ and ‘The Streets of San Francisco’.
His 1980s were full of success in which he featured in several TV series such as Murder in Texas in 1981, A Death in California in 1985, The Yellow Rose in 1983, and TV movie known as Gone to Texas. After that, he has featured in other videos which include; Buffalo Girls, Hulk in 2003, Up in the Air in 2009, and Marmaduke, and I’ll See You in My Dreams in the year 2015. He has been nominated in two awards with his best achievement being on a comedy-drama known as Up in the Air.
Net Worth & Earnings
Sam Elliott has an estimated net worth of $11.5 Million. His fortunate earnings are from his successful career which has seen him earn much. Having appeared in many television series from the 1960s, you are sure of his earnings towards contributing to his net worth. He is a producer as well and is appearing in The Ranch playing the role of Beau Bennett currently.
Having featured in many television series, Sam Elliott has had a very successful career which has seen him have a major contribution in the acting industry. Despite his old age, he is also featuring in some series which he is stunning in them.