Jack Black Net Worth


Jack Black Net Worth
Net Worth: $50 Million
Salary: $13 Million Per Year
Real Name: Thomas Jacob Black
Date of Birth: 28th August 1969
Age: 53 years old
Gender: Male
Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Profession: Actor, Comedian, Musician, Singer, YouTuber
Nationality: American
Updated: 29th September 2022
Jack Black Net Worth:
$50 Million

Jack Black's Salary

$13 Million Per Year

Born as Thomas Black on August 28, 1969, Jack Black is someone that seemingly has an endless list of talents. As an actor, musician, and voice artist, Black has had a loyal following since the 1990s when he broke through as a star. Since then, Black has been an A-list talent on the big screen, stage and even on YouTube. Now in his 50s, Black is still going strong on all three platforms.

What is Jack Black’s Net Worth?

Jack Black is estimated to be worth $50 million thanks to his leading roles in many films over the past few decades. Black has been in blockbuster films such as “Jumanji” and “Goosebumps” while also taking on more artistic projects that include the titular character “Bernie” and “The Polka King”. Black has several sources of revenue as an actor, musician, and online celebrity that allow him a steady income. 

Who is Jack Black?

Jack Black’s real full name is Thomas Jacob Black, and he was born on August 18, 1969, in Santa Monica, California, and he remained in Southern California for most of his young life. Starting his acting career in commercials while he was a teenager, he attended the Poseidon School as Jack Black struggled academically due to personal issues he would overcome. Black was then enrolled at the Crossroads School in Santa Monica before graduating. From there, Jack Black attended UCLA. After Black’s acting career started to take off, Black left UCLA to focus on his career full-time.

Fun Facts About Jack Black

-Jack Black doesn’t come from a family of actors but rather scientists. Black’s parents were California-based satellite engineers, with his mother working on significant projects that included the Hubble Space Telescope. Black’s parents divorced, and he went into acting after his subsequent move to Culver City, California. It was there that Black landed his first acting role, appearing in a commercial for the video game “Pitfall!” in 1982 when he was just 13 years old. Jack Black’s first television show role came in 1984 on an episode of “The Fall Guy,” and his first film appearance came in 1992’s “Bob Roberts,” which starred Tim Robbins.

-Jack Black spent much of the 1990s playing minor roles on the big screen. Black appeared in “Waterworld,” “Bio-Dome,” “The Cable Guy,” and “Mars Attacks.” Meanwhile, Black was landing guest roles on television while also kicking off Tenacious D with Kyle Gass. The duo started making it big in the Los Angeles music scene and were able to showcase their talents with their own HBO series in the late 1990s.

-Jack Black’s film career really started to take off thanks to his role as Barry in the 2000 romantic comedy “High Fidelity.” The following year, Jack Black starred in the films “Saving Silverman” and “Shallow Hal,” then received critical and commercial praise for his leading role as Dewey Finn in the 2003 comedy “School of Rock.” The rest of the decade saw Black maintain his A-list status thanks to movies such as “Nacho Libre,” “King Kong” and his first gig as Po in the “Kung Fu Panda” movies, which have spawned several sequels and specials.

-The two highest-grossing Jack Black movies come from the same series, with 2017’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” earning over $404.5 million at the box office and “Jumanji: The Next Level” earning $316.8 million. Many of Black’s other highest-grossing films are animated films, including the “Kung Fu Panda” franchise “Ice Age” series of films. Outside of “Jumanji,” Black has two live-action films that have eclipsed $100 million in domestic box office tickets with 2008’s “Tropic Thunder” ($110.5 million) and 2005’s “King Kong” ($218 million). “Tropic Thunder,” which stars Robert Downey Jr, remains the highest-grossing live-action Jack Black appearance.

-The very small screen has also been good for Jack Black as he launched a YouTube channel in late 2018 called Jablinski Games. After its launch, the YouTube channel was one of the fastest growing channels, as he and his sons were creating video vlogs and gaming videos. The videos on the channel routinely received over 1 million views, and Black has nearly 5 million total subscribers. However, the amount of videos has gone down dramatically, with only five total videos in 2022 as of mid-August.

-Some of Jack Black’s acting work has come as a voice actor for video games. In 2005, Black lent his voice to the “King Kong” game and has since appeared in games such as “Broken Age,” “Goosebumps,” “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater,” and “Psychonauts 2”. However, the most famous video game role for Black comes from 2009’s “Brutal Legend.”

-In his acting career, Jack Black has yet to win a major award but has been nominated for two Golden Globes (“Bernie” and “School of Rock”). However, Jack Black is a two-time Grammy Award nominee as a member of Tenacious D, getting his first nod in 2013 for Best Comedy Album (“Rize of the Fenix”). In 2015, Black became a Grammy winner as he and Gass won Best Metal Performance for “The Last in Line”.

What’s Next for Jack Black?

Jack Black has several roles over the next few years, most of which come from the voice acting department. Black is scheduled to voice the role of famous video game villain Bowser in the upcoming Super Mario Bros. film. Another video game adaptation, “Borderlands,” will be released with Jack Black playing the loveable sidekick Claptrap as a voice actor once again. Meanwhile, Black and Gass continue to tour as Tenacious D and have an album in the works that’s set to release in 2024.

Jack Black FAQs

What is Jack Black’s Net Worth?

Jack Black’s net worth is currently $50 million USD.

How much money does Jack Black earn?

Jack Black earns $13 million from various sources.

How tall is Jack Black?

Jack Black is 5 ft 6 in (1.67 m)

How old is Jack Black?

Jack Black is currently 52 years old.

When is Jack Black’s birthday?

Jack Black’s birthday is on 28th August.

Jack Black FAQs

What is Jack Black Net Worth?

Jack Black net worth is currently $50 million USD.

How much money does Jack Black earn?

Jack Black earns $13 million per year from various sources.

How tall is Jack Black?

Jack Black is 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)

How old is Jack Black?

Jack Black is currently 53 years old.

When is Jack Black birthday?

Jack Black birthday is on 28th August.