What is Val Kilmer’s Net Worth in 2021? Val Kilmer has a net worth of $50 million in 2021, with most of his net worth coming from his film career. Val Kilmer is an American actor who came to fame by playing Jim Morrison in the 1991 biopic The Doors. He has also appeared in the movies Tombstone, Top Gun, Real Genius, Heat, Batman Forever and Tombstone. His role as Jim Morrison earned him a MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance and at the time, this was the best-grossing biopic of all time.
Val Edward Kilmer was born on December 31, 1959, in Los Angeles, California. His parents were Eugene Fitzgibbon and Gladys Kilmer. He has three siblings, including brother Kip and sister Kate. His father died of a heart attack when he was just 15 years old. In 1980, he entered Juilliard School to pursue a career as an actor. Later that year, he also joined Utah Shakespeare Festival where he performed many shows until 1983. He also got his screen debut appearance as JoJo Kincaid on TV series Holiday Magic (1982-1983).
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Earning From Movies
In 1995, Val Kilmer played Jim Morrison in The Doors which was a huge hit at that time and grossed $65 million at U.S box office. Since then, he has earned decent money from his movies and still have a decent fan following around. In 2000, he received $3 million for Pay It Forward and grossed $83 million worldwide. In 2003, he received $2 million for The Salton Sea which grossed only $2 million globally on an estimated budget of $10 million and went straight to video in most of U.S markets.
Earnings from Television Shows
He appeared on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman from 1993 to 1996, earning $350,000 per episode. He then went on to star as Jim Lovell in Apollo 13 from 1995 to 1996, earning $5 million for both seasons. Following that he starred as Gil Grissom on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation from 2000-2002 and again from 2004-2009. He was making a reported $250 thousand per episode at his peak and earned roughly $25 million throughout his time on CSI. A report about him also claims that he made an additional $20 million per movie appearance during that period of time as well.
Earnings from Music Albums
The actor has launched many albums of his songs, which have made him $1 million. Some of them are Poet and Killer (1991), Songs from Hell (1993), Paintings for Drella (2010), etc. The music albums he launched till now have added a hefty sum to his net worth. According to sources, his current net worth is under review but it can be expected that he will reach a total sum of $14 million by 2021. The main source of income for him is acting career and music albums sales where he has got huge revenues from them.
Earnings from Endorsements
He has appeared on commercials for brands such as General Motors, Oscar Mayer, MasterCard and others. In addition to that, he also participated in The Gates Foundation’s HIV/AIDS prevention campaign. That has helped him in increasing his net worth by a huge margin. He has endorsed few of them and getting paid a good amount of money. At one point, his annual earnings from endorsements were $14 million as per sources at BII Magazine (July 2003). We are assuming that he continues to endorse brands and earns an average salary at present which will be included in our estimation formula along with his movie earnings for calculating his net worth for future years.
Earning From Property & Investments
Many actors have a habit of buying and selling real estate to earn some extra money. Val bought his first home in 1999, which was also his biggest investment till date. He paid $1.55 million for a three-story house located at 1745 Sierra Grande Drive, Sherman Oaks. Two years later, he sold it for $1.75 million, taking advantage of its appreciation value. The next year saw him invest $4 million on another home in Los Angeles’ Studio City neighborhood that cost him around $3 million when he purchased it back in 1992 from actress Jane Seymour.
Val Kilmer’s Net Worth
Val Kilmer has a net worth of $50 million
Last Updated on January 3, 2022
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