Adam Sandler Net Worth as of 2019
Adam Sandler has earned quite a fortune for himself and has a current net worth of $420 million as of 2019. He has amassed his fortune through different ventures in film and music industry. Other than being a brilliant actor in a comedy, he is also a producer.
Who’s Adam Adam Sandler?
|Occupation||Professional Actor, Comedian|
|Net Worth as of 2019||$ 420 million|
|Date of Birth||September 9, 1966|
Adam Sandler  is an American actor, comedian, producer, director, and singer. Well known for movies like “Punch-Drunk Love” and The Wedding Singer, the comedy star is being ranked as one of the highest paid actors of Hollywood. Though widely famous for being a comedy star, the actor also has won critical appreciation for his dramatic work.
Early Life and Age of Adam Sandler
Born on 9th September 1966 in New York, the star is the son of Judith and Stanley Sandler. His mother was a nursery school teacher while his father was an electrical engineer. He is a descendant of a Russian Jewish Immigrant family on both sides. The Sandlers moved to Manchester where Adam grew up and spent most of his childhood and teenage.
Adam Sandler began his prolific career as a stand-up comedian in New York when he was only 17 years old. He continued to perform as a comedian and was later become a regular in MTV game show ‘Remote Control’. It was a struggling phase for Adam Sandler when he was just trying to make his ends meet.
He landed a small role in movies in 1989 in Going Overboard. The film was not well received, and the studio ended up releasing it again in 1996 when Sandler became more famous.
Sandler joined the Saturday Live in the early 90s and was kicked out of the show, but it didn’t slow him down. Things started working out for him when he was cast in movies like Happy Gilmore’ in 1996, ‘The Wedding Singer’, ‘The Water Boy’, ‘Big Daddy’, and Little Nicky’. His first Magor hit was ‘ The Waterboy (1998). In 2002 he surprised everyone with his dramatic performance in Punch Drunk Love starring against Emily Watson. This started Adam playing more dramatic roles mixed with some comedies like 50 First Dates and Click.
Adam Sandler turns to some outlandish comedy that was not received well by critics but earned him a wide audience and some major hits. He continued to play comedy kings and became most sought after and highly paid actors of his time. He was given $20 millions for many films and was even given a share in the sale of tickets. One of his highly paid films is Anger Management (2003) for which he was paid $25 million and 25% share on the sale of tickets.
Apart from films, Sandler also left his mark in mini screen and has many successful dramas on his credit. He made hit drama films like Reign Over Me (2007) and Meyerowitz Stories (2017). In Meyerowitz Stories, he played the most critically acclaimed role of his career.
Adam Sandler augmented his income and net worth with his own production company, Happy Gilmore Productions.
Besides earning from films, drama films, or Productions, he also made money from his singing career and made some of the funniest songs ever written. At least two of his work are platinum hit records.
He earned a coveted contract with Netflix in the last couple of years and all set to earn some more millions in future years to come. He seems to have a magical touch when it comes to box-office hits.
Adam Sandler’s Wife and Kids
He got married in June 2003 with Jacqueline Titone, Who converted to his religion Judaism. She is a regular face in some of his home productions, and together they both have two daughters. Sadie was born in 2006 and Sunny was born in 2008.
How Adam and Jackie first Met
Adam was already an established actor while Jacqueline was a model and actress in her struggling phase. She was offered a minor role in Adam’s movie Big Daddy. She played the role of a waitress who takes Sonny(Adam)’s order or a root beer. By the time movie was released in 1999, both were dating. The couple got engaged soon after Jackie turns to Judaism for him and in 2003 both tied knot at Dick Clark’s oceanfront Malibu estate.
Adam Sandler’s Daughters
Adam and Jackie have two daughters Sadie Sandler and Sunny Sandler. The girls are the center of Adam’s life, and in an interview with Huffington Post, he admitted how his girls have changed his lifestyle. He said,” My kids give me the most joy, but there are life adjustments. I don’t go out to meet anyone after 9:30 at night. I eat dinner at six or seven,” he confessed. “If someone makes me stay out until 10:30 at night, I’m angry the entire next day because I’m exhausted.”
Top Ten movies of Adam Sandler
Here is a list of his top ten movies.
- Happy Gilmore
- Billy Madison
- The Waterboy
- Big Daddy
- Grown Ups
- The Wedding Singer
- 50 First Dates
- The Longest Yard
- Punch-Drunk Love
Highest Grossed Movies of Adam Sandler
According to the Richest, Adam Sandler is one of Hollywood’s highest earned Actors. Sandler earns through his productions as well. He topped Forbs List of most paid actors of Hollywood in 2013. Here is a table of his earning in the last ten years.
Here is a table depicting the highest grossed movies of Adam Sandler.
|1||Hotel Transylvania||$ 358.4Million|
|2||Grown Ups||$271.4 Million|
|3||Grown Ups 2||$247 Million|
|5||Big Daddy||$234.8 Million|
|6||Just Go With It||$ 214.9Million|
|8||You Don’t Mess with the Zohan||$ 199.9Million|
|9||50 First Dates||$ 196.5 Million|
|10||Anger Management||$ 195.7 million|
Harsh Criticism Adam Sandler Has to Face
Despite being such a commercial hit, there were times when Adam Sandler stretched his limits, and some of his movies were bombarded with a strong backlash from critics. They labeled his movies as ‘trash’, ‘gross’, ‘dumb’, and ‘slack’. His role in Jack and Jill earned him as one of the Worst Actors or Actress of the award at Razzies. However, Sandler paid little attention to these harsh comments and dismissed their criticism saying,” I didn’t get into movies to please the critics. I got into it to make people laugh and have fun with my friends.”
Adam Sandler’s Houses
He owns a lavish house in Los Angles worth $12 million. He owns lavish mansions in Boca, Miami, Malibu, Beverly Hills.
Cars owned by Adam Sandler
- Cadillac DTS – manufactured by Cadillac ($65.000)
- Cadillac CTS – manufactured by Cadillac ($60.000)
Some Quote of Adam Sandlers
Here are some of our favorite quotes of Adam Sandler:
- I’m not comfortable being around too many people. So most of the characters I play are people who don’t always feel comfortable beyond their small circle of friends.”
- “I never had a speech from my father ‘this is what you must do or shouldn’t do’, but I just learned to be led by example. My father wasn’t perfect.”
- Feels good to try, but playing a father, I’m getting a little older. I see now that I’m taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.”
Lessons from Adam Sandler’s Life
Here are a few lessons from Adam Sandler’s life.
Despite being a superstar worth millions, we don’t see him spending an excessive amount of money on private jets, expensive cars, or other luxuries. He is a pretty simple man, and his family is his priority.
If you stick around long enough, Things start working
Adam Sandler was not an instant hit on box office. He started his career as a stand-up comedian and had his share of struggling years when he tried hard to make his ends meet. But he sticks around long enough doing his work and giving his best and in result earned quite an incredible empire of riches for himself.
Money and Power Aren’t everything
Money and power are not everything, and they can’t buy you happiness. Your real asset is your family and the people you love. So spend as much quality time with them and perform your duties well in all roles of life.
Adam Sandler is one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood. He is a brilliant example of self-created fortune, hard work, and simplicity with a net worth of $420 million. Despite the riches and all the excessive amount of money, he is still a simple man who likes to stay at home at nights and spends time with family. He is a perfect father and is always there for his daughters.