Tommy Lee Jones is a well-known American actor and a filmmaker. His excellent skills are what has enabled him to receive various awards and nominations. Among the most notable roles that he has landed does include Agent K of Men in Black film series, in Batman Forever, he was the Villain among many others. In a movie, Under Siege, he was a terrorist. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth of Tommy Lee Jones in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jones was born in the year 1946 on September 15th in Texas. His mother was Lucille Marie, who was working as a police officer, beauty shop owner, and a school teacher while the father was Clyde Jones, who was working as an oil field officer. He grew up in Midland, Texas and schooled at the Robert E Lee High School. Later on, Jones moved to Dallas where he graduated from St Mark’s School. Currently, he serves as part of the board of management. After completing his high school education, he proceeded on to join Harvard College.
Jones tied the knot with Kate Lardner, who was a daughter of a well-known screenwriter and also a journalist by the name Ring Lardner Jr. Jones has two children, all who are from the second marriage to a lady by the name Kimberlea Cloughley. Currently, he is living in Terrell Hills, which is located in Texas. He speaks fluent Spanish and owns a cattle ranch of 3,000 acres.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Tommy Jones moved to New York with the aim of pursuing his career in acting. The first role that he landed in the film that was titled ‘A Patriot for Me’ and this happened in the year 1969. What followed was numerous supporting roles in different movies. In the 1970s, that was when he appeared in a film ‘Love Story’ and in ‘Jackson County Jail.’ In the year 1974, that was when Tommy landed a lead role in a movie that was titled ‘The Amazing Howard Hughes.’ The mid-1980s, that was when he continued to appear in some of the best movies.
Among the movies, he appeared in during this time, included ‘Black Moon Rising,’ ‘Gotham’ and ‘Stormy Monday.’In The year 1995, he got to direct a film that was titled ‘The Good Old Boys’ on the TNT. He has also co-written films with J.T Allen and later appeared in some of this movies.
Other roles that he landed included such as that of Agent K in a film titled ‘Men in Black,’ ‘Man of The House,’ ‘Lonesome Dove,’ Under Siege among many mothers. His skills have seen him win some of the best awards. Among the awards, he has won, included Primetime Emmy Award, Academy Award, and MTV Movie Award. Other awards that he has won included Golden Globe Award and Satellite Award. Most of the awards that he received were in the category of Best actor in the Supporting Role category.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Tommy Lee Jones is estimated to be over $100 million. This wealth has been generated from his career in films. He has been able to feature in many movies and television shows which has helped to increase his net worth. He is among the most experienced film actors, director, and producers.
Tommy Jones is over seventy years old and has continued to be very active in the film industry. His acting career began in the year 1969, and he has featured in many movies. Also, his skills have seen him get awarded different awards and received very many nominations.