Laurence Fishburne Net Worth

Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne

Birth Name Laurence John Fishburne III Date of Birth July 30, 1961 Place of Birth Augusta, Georgia Height 6′ 0½” (1.84 m) Education Lincoln Square Academy Profession Actor Net Worth $20,000,000 Source of Wealth Film, Television Nationality United States Country United States Marital Status Married (Gina Torres) Children 3 (Langston, Montana, Delilah)

Emmy Award-winning American actor Laurence Fishburne has an estimated net worth of $20 million.

The dramatic actor received widespread acclaim and an Oscar nomination for his searing performance as the Svengali-like Ike Turner in the Tina Turner biopic What’s Love Got To Do With It (1993) and has amassed an impressive number of credits playing leading and supporting roles on stage, screen, and television.

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Born in Augusta, Georgia, the only child of a corrections officer and a teacher, Fishburne was raised in Brooklyn after his parents divorced. An unusually sensitive child with a natural gift for acting, he was drawn to various New York stage auditions before getting his first professional role at age ten. Two years later, he made his feature film debut with a leading role in Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975). A turning point in the young actor’s career came when he lied about his age and secured the role of a young Navy gunner in Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now. On location in the Philippines, the teenage actor effectively said goodbye to childhood as he endured the many legendary problems that beset Coppola’s production over the next two years.

Returning to Hollywood in the late 70s, he continued to play small supporting roles in features and television. Like many black actors, he was often relegated to playing roles of thugs and young hooligans. In 1999, he ventured into blockbuster territory with his lead role in the stylish science-fiction action film The Matrix.

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In addition to his work in cinema, Fishburne has also established a distinguished stage career, winning a Tony Award for his role in August Wilson’s film Two Trains Running in 1992. He also played Dr. Raymond Langston in the CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Earnings and Financial Data

date

Social class

Description

amount

2012

Salary

Salary Per Episode from Hannibal

$175,000

2009

Salary

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Salary Per Episode

$350,000

2008

Salary

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Salary Per Episode

$350,000

nineteen ninety eight

Contract

Contract with Matrix sequel (+ 3.75% of gross)

$15,000,000

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