What is Jason Statham Net Worth and Salary?
Jason Statham is a British actor who has a net worth of $90 million. His dozens of films have grossed several billion dollars at the worldwide box office. As a result, Jason is one of the highest paid action stars in the world today. He can regularly earn over $10 million for a single movie in which he is the lead star.
When combined with his longtime partner, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, the two have a net worth of $120 million. They are technically not married even after being together since 2010.
Jason Statham was born on July 26, 1967 in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England. He grew up in Great Yarmouth, a seaside town in England. His mother Eileen was a dancer and his father Barry sold street goods. Statham played football for the local high school. Before becoming a world famous action star, Jason Statham initially pursued a career in diving and was a member of the Great Britain National Diving Team for twelve years. Jason became part of the British Olympic team and went to Seoul, Korea in 1988. Statham competed for England as a diver at the 1990 Commonwealth Games. After some disappointing finishes at both the Olympic and Championship trials, he decided to happens. focus on acting and modeling as a career.
Career in acting
An agent spotted Jason in 1998 and his on-camera career took off almost instantly. He also did a bit of modeling early in his career for the clothing line French Connection and was later spotted by Guy Ritchie Ritchie cast Statham in a leading role again in Revolver. However, it was a critical and box office failure. In 2008, Statham’s performances in The Bank Job and Death Race garnered him a lot of praise and put him in the category of a full-fledged action star.
In 2010, Statham appeared in The Expendables, an ensemble action film that also starred Sylvester Stallone and Mickey Rourke. The film opened at number one in the US, UK, China and India box offices. His next role, in 2011, was in The Mechanic and was positively reviewed. Statham returned to British film when he starred in the police drama Blitz. During this period, Jason appeared in The Italian Job and Cellular, in which he played the main villain. His next film, Killer Elite, was panned by critics and grossed a negative budget. In 2012, Statham reprized the role for the sequel The Expendables, and in 2014, he appeared in The Expendables 3. Sequels were critical, but still box office. break Statham was able to showcase his comedic acting talents when he appeared in the action comedy Spy, which had an all-star cast including Jude Law. Melissa McCarthy and Rose Byrne. He was nominated for a Critic’s Choice Award for Best Actor in a Comedy for his role.
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In late 2016, the sequel to his 2011 film The Mechanic opened as Mechanic: Ressurection. It went on to become a financial smash, grossing over $109.4 million worldwide. In February 2017, he and Gal Gadot co-starred in a Wix.com commercial for Super Bowl LI. The ad reached over 22 million user impressions. Spy 2 was confirmed in 2018, however, director Paul Feig was quoted as saying that there was no studio interest in the project. Statham starred as Captain Jonas Taylor in The Meg, an action horror film released in August 2018.
Statham appeared in three other Fast and Furious films and reprized his role as Deckhard Shaw in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. Statham was critically praised for his performance and the film was a major commercial success; became the tenth highest-grossing film of 2019.
Jason has been dating model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley since 2010. The couple got engaged in 2016 and welcomed their first son in 2017. The family lives in Beverly Hills. In 2015, Statham advocated for stunts to receive a category at the Academy Awards, citing talent as being overlooked. In his spare time, Jason enjoys rock climbing, windsurfing, wakeboarding and jet skiing.
In 2009, Jason spent $10.6 million on an oceanfront home in Malibu, California. He sold this house in January 2020 for $20 million.
In 2011, he bought a house in the Hollywood Hills from Ben Stiller for $7.3 million. He sold this home in 2015 for $9.2 million to “The Big Bang Theory” star Johnny Galecki. Years earlier, this house was owned by legendary drummer Hal Blaine.
In 2015, Jason and Rosie spent $2.7 million on a home above the Sunset Strip. Their main mansion is a house in Beverly Hills, which cost 13 million dollars.