What is the net worth and salary of Nicolas Cage?
Nicolas Cage is an American actor who has a net worth of $25 million. His net worth at one point was much higher, easily over $100 million, after earning at least $200 million from film salaries alone. Nick’s bad spending is somewhat infamous today. We’ll detail his impressive spending spree over the years later in this article.
Nicolas Cage was born Nicolas Kim Coppola on January 7, 1964 in Long Beach, California. His father August Coppola was a literature teacher, and his mother Joy Vogelsang was a dancer and choreographer. August died of a heart attack in 2009. Cage has two brothers and attended Beverly Hills High School and the UCLA School of Drama. Through his father, Cage is the grandson of the director Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire and the cousin of directors Sofia Coppola and Roman Coppola and actor Jason Schwartzman. To avoid the appearance of nepotism, Cage changed his last name, which was inspired by the Marvel Comics superhero Luke Cage.
Career in acting
Cage landed his first role in the 1982 film Fast Times at Ridgemont High and has since worked steadily throughout the 1980s and early 1990s in popular films such as Valley Girl, Raising Arizona, Peggy Sue “. He married”. “Honeymoon in Vegas,” “Face/Off,” “Con Air,” “Gone in Sixty Seconds,” “The Rock” and “The Family Man”; just to name a few of his more than 70 film credits to date. His second highest-grossing film to date was National Treasure in 2004. Despite his success in many of these big-budget action films, most of his lower-profile films were box office disappointments compared to his . mainstream action/adventure, which tend to be huge hits.
In 2007, Cage was seen in a wrestling show auditioning for the lead role in Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler. However, he later gave up the candidacy for the role. Mickey Rourke received an Oscar nomination for his performance in the title role. In 2009, Cage starred in Werner Herzog’s The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans. The film received universally positive reviews, and Cage was praised for his lead role. He had box office success in 2012 with Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, which grossed $585 million. His next film, Joe, was a box office failure. In 2018, he starred in Mandy, produced by Elijah Wood, an action thriller that received much praise from critics. Wood intended to win Oscar support for Cage, but the film was ultimately disqualified for a year-end release. Cage signed on to star in Richard Stanley’s 2018 film Color Out of Space. It was Stanley’s first feature film since 1996.
Financial problems and recovery
Between 1996 and 2011 alone, Nick won over 150 million of dollars from acting salaries. He earned $16 million for Snake Eyes, $20 million for Gone in Sixty Seconds, $20 million for Windtalkers, $20 million for National Treasure… just to name a few. Not surprisingly, as his income increased, so did his spending habits. Actually, to be fair, as his income increased Nick’s spending habits THEY EXPLAINED. Between 2000 and 2007, Nick made an expense that made the Sultan of Brunei blush. His acquisitions included 15 personal homes (including two castles), a $7 million private island in the Bahamas, four luxury yachts, a fleet of exotic cars, a $30 million private jet, dozens of pieces of art . , jewelry and a jet of 67 million years. -old dinosaur skull.
In 2009, the IRS filed a federal tax lien on a property Cage owned in New Orleans. It was alleged that Cage failed to pay over $6.2 million in federal income taxes. Cage later filed a $20 million lawsuit against his business manager, accusing him of negligence and fraud. As of May 2017, he is still paying his debts.
Cage made his directorial debut in Sonny (2002). A product of Shadow of the Vampire and The Dresden Files.
Cage did voice work for Teen Titans Go! At the movies, as well as Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Universe. He was the narrator of the 2019 film Love, Antosha, a documentary made by Viktor and Irina Yelchin about their late son Anton Yelchin.
A passionate comic book fan, in 2002 Cage auctioned off a collection of 400 vintage comics for over 1.6 million dollars. He created a comic book with his son Weston called Voodoo Child in 2007. Cage collects works by underground comic artist Robert Williams.
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Nicolas Cage won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his leading role in “Leaving Las Vegas” in 1996. He won the Golden Globe at the same time for the role. He was nominated for his portrayal of Charlie Kaufman’s screenplay in the 2002 Adaptation. In addition, he was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards, BAFTAs and more.
Cage was also honored with the Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor for “Adaptation”. For his work in Color Out of Space (2018), Cage was awarded the Creative Coalition Spotlight Initiative Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. Cage received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998. He received an honorary doctorate of fine arts from California State University in 2001 and spoke at the graduation ceremony.
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Cage is a very generous Hollywood star. He donated 2 million dollars to Amnesty International for rehabilitation shelters, medical and mental care for children around the world who are forced to fight in conflicts. He donated a million dollars to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. He supports ArtWorks, which raises awareness of fundamental rights in the workplace. Cage received the humanitarian award from the United Nations for his acts of charity.
Cage dated actress Christina Fulton for several years, and the two had a son, Weston (b. 1990). He was married four times, the first to actress Patricia Arquette in the period 1995-2001. Cage and Lisa Marie Presley were married on August 10, 2002 and divorced 107 days later. Cage married Alice Kim in California in July 2004. They had a son together, Kal-El, in 2005. They divorced in late 2016. In March 2019, Cage remarried Erika Koike, but they filed for cancellation. four days later. In June 2019, their divorce was finalized.