About Samuel l Jackson
We are talking about 69 years old American actor and producer who came to limelight for his performances in over 100 films including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), Formula 51 (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006), and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), as well as the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
He was named as the highest-grossing actor of all time in 2011 with more than $7.2 billion in wealth.
Jackson was born on 21st December 1948 in Washington, D.C., the United States as Samuel Leroy Jackson to Roy Henry and Elizabeth Jackson.
He was the only child of the family and was raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee by his mother after his father’s death due to alcoholism.
For education, he attended many segregated schools and went to Riverside High School to complete his graduation and further was interested to opt for marine biology which initially changed towards acting classes from Morehouse College in 1972.
Before starting with acting, he was engaged in the black student movement and joined Negro Ensemble Company in the 70s and in 80s was noticed by the audience for his work in Spike Lee’s three movies; Do the Right Thing (1989), Mo’ Better Blues (1990) and the Jungle Fever (1991).
Other than this he with movies like Patriot Games (1992), Amos & Andrew (1993), True Romance (1993) and Jurassic Park (1993) got prominence and critical acclaim.
In 1994, he received his Oscar nomination for Pulp Fiction and received Silver Berlin Bear for his role in Jackie Brown (1997).
He was also portrayed as Nick Fury in Marvel Comics character film series with signature on nine-film commitment to reprise the role in future films.
Even he did a TV show, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in 2013 and did a voice-over job for various animated movies, TV series and video games.
At present, he is planning for some upcoming movies like Afro Samurai, The Last Dragon, and Unicorn Store.
Jackson is married to LaTanya Richardson in 1980 both met for the first time in Morehouse College. They have a beautiful daughter together named Zoe.
It is estimated to be around $220 million.