Bernie Mac was a renowned American Stand-up comedian, actor, producer, and a writer. He was featured in many television movies in which his last appearance was released after his death. He commenced his career by being featured in clubs as a stand-up comedian and then later went to television shows. He was also known for a show he hosted which was known as ‘Bernie Mac Show’ as well as the ‘Ocean’s 11’. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of Bernie Mac in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Bernie Mac was born on 5th October in 1957 in Chicago, Illinois. His actual full birth name was Bernard Jeffrey McCullough, and he grew together with his family which was a large family. His mother was known as Mary though his father was not known.
He went schooling at Chicago Vocational Career Academy after which he later went to Jesuit High School located in Tampa. He was first featured at the age of 8 years in a church congregation. He got much interest in the career from his grandparents whom he usually imitated. His parents, brother as well as grandmother passed while he was at a very young age leading him to get into odd jobs.
Bernie Mac tied knots with Rhonda in 1977 whom they had one child together. He died on 9th August 2008 from a cardiac arrest in a hospital in Chicago.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Bernie Mac commenced his career by working at the United Parcel Service as well as a mover in furniture. He then commenced working as a stand-up comedian in clubs which were located in Chicago. On his performances, he then won a contest which was based on comedians in Chicago in the year 1990 while he was at the age of 32. He was also featured in a movie in the year 1992 on a crime comedy known as “Mo’Money”, which was then followed by a comedy thriller known as ‘Who’s the Man?’ and then a comedy known as ‘House Party 3.
In addition to this, he was also featured in nine episodes known as Moesha which is a comedy series. He got much of his success in the year 1999 on a drama movie known as ‘Life’ which he was one of the stars in this movie. After this, he then hosted his own comedy show known as ‘The Bernie Mac show’ which was very successful.
After this he was featured in black comedy movies such as Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Twelve as well as Ocean’s Thirteen. Other films and movies include; Guess Who, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa and Soul Men. His last comedy movie was known as ‘Old Dogs’ which got released after his death. In his career, he won many awards receiving 8 awards and 7 award nominations.
Net Worth & Earnings
Bernie Mac had an estimated net worth of $15 Million before he passed away. This comes from the fortunate earnings he made from the appearances he made on television series and movies which were the primary sources of income. His movies were a great hit with ‘The Bernie Mac Show earning an approximate of $300 thousand in one episode while Guess Who had earnings of $102 million.
In his days, Bernie Mac had a lot of achievements. Even after his death, his last movie which he was featured and released after his death had much popularity through which it earned $97 million.