Kirk Douglas Net Worth, Know About His Career, Early Life, Personal Life, Assets

Kirk Douglas Net Worth, Know About His Career, Early Life, Personal Life, Assets

Facts of Kirk Douglas Net Worth, Know About His Career, Early Life, Personal Life, Assets

Net worth$60 Million
Date of Birth:1916 December 9
First NameIssur
Last NameDanielovitch
NationalityAmerican
AkaKirk Douglas
Age:102 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch

An American actor, producer, director, and author, Kirk Douglas has the net worth which is estimated to be $60 million. He is one of the last surviving stars of the film industry's Golden Age. He has won three Academy Award nominations, an Oscar for Lifetime Achievement, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

How Rich Is Kirk Douglas? Let's Know

Kirk Douglas has the net worth of $60 million and his estimated salary per year is $7.1 million. He has earned a huge amount of money from his different movies. Apart from his acting career, his net worth is contributed through his profession as an author also.

He has published more than 10 books over the years. He has earned around $1.8 million from the sponsorship and investment. Overall Hollywood has become one of the place to earn money for him. With earning money and increasing his net worth, he has increased his fame too.

Earning From Movies

Illusion: $5 million

It Runs in the Family: $3.75 million

Diamonds: $3.4 million

Secrets: $2.6 million

In Harm's Way: $400,000

Last Train from Gun Hill: $325,000

Paths of Glory: $350,000

Know About The Property And Cars of Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas has bought a house in  Westchester, New York worth $5.25 million which has a library.

Kirk Douglas has bought a house in Hamilton worth $2.5 million which has a swimming pool.

Kirk Douglas has bought a house in Wales, the United Kingdom worth $1.7 million which has a library.

Kirk Douglas has bought Toyota Prius worth $36,692.

Kirk Douglas has bought Range Rover worth $99,950.

Know About Kirk Douglas Career Highlights

In 1949, he made his first appearance in Hollywood film, "The Strange Love of Martha Ivers" alongside with Barbara Stanwyck after serving in U.S. Navy during World War II. He has worked with many leading directors, including Billy Wilder for 1951's film "Ace in the Hole". He has appeared in Vincente Minnelli's movie "The Bad and the Beautiful" (1952), and also in troubled artist Vincent van Gogh's movie "Lust for Life" (1956). He has earned an Academy Award nomination for each of those films.

He has also appeared with his friend and fellow Hollywood heavyweight, Burt Lancaster in movies like "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" (1957), "The Devil's Disciple" (1959) and "Seven Days in May" (1964). He has also appeared in Stanley Kubrick's movie "Paths of Glory" (1957) which is the World War I drama movie and "Spartacus" (1960).  

In the 1970s, he tried his hand at directing, but he was not successful instead he met with little success. Two of his directorial efforts i.e. "Scalawag" (1973) and "Posse" (1975), failed and did not make much of an impression on movie-goers. But his more memorable films include "The Man from Snowy River" (1982) and "Tough Guys" (1986), which was his last on-screen reunion with Lancaster.

Know About Kirk Douglas Early Life

Kirk Douglas was born on December 9, 1916, in Amsterdam, New York as Issur Danielovitch. He is the son of Bryna "Bertha" and Herschel "Harry" Danielovitch. He grew up in a poor family.He legally changed his name to Kirk Doulas before entering the United States Navy during World War II.

He used work odd jobs to pay for his college education and to support himself while studying acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. At that time, he had no idea what would be his future.

Know About Kirk Douglas Personal Life

Kirk Douglas has married twice. First, he got married to Diana Dill on November 2, 1943, and got divorced in 1951. The couple had two sons, Michael Douglas who is now an actor and Joel Douglas who is now a producer.

Later, he met Anne Buydens, a producer in Paris while acting on location in Lust for Life. They got married on May 29, 1954. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills in 2014. They had two sons, Peter who is a producer, and Eric who is an actor.

But, Eric Douglas died on July 6, 2004, from an accidental overdose of alcohol and prescription drugs.


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