Who is Don Cheadle and what is his net worth 2018? Donald Frank Cheadle Jr. is an American actor, director, producer and actor. Don is known for his role in the genocide drama film Hotel Rwanda in 2004. He played the role of a hotel manager and nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Don Cheadle was born on November 2, 1964, in Kansas City, Missouri to Bettye and Donald Frank Cheadle Sr. His mother was a teacher and father was a clinical psychologist. Don has a brother Colin and sister Cindy. He attended Hartley Elementary School, Lincoln and graduated from East High School, Denver. During his graduation, he used to play saxophone in a jazz band and was very active in the theatre department. He performed in many musical plays under the direction of Catherine Davis. After Graduation from East High School, Don graduated with BFA in Acting from California Institute of the Arts.
Don Cheadle is living in Santa Monica, California with his co-star of rosewood actress Bridgid. The couple has two children.
Don first appeared as a burger joint employee in the comedy film Moving Violations in 1985. For the same movie, Don became eligible for Screen Actors Guild (SAG). After that Cheadle appeared in several movies such as Hamburger Hill, Colors, The Golden Girls, The Golden Places, Volcano, and more. Cheadle was also a part of several television shows. Don was noticed by the film Devil in a Blue Dress.
Don Cheadle nominated for several awards such as Academy Award for Best Picture, BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild Award. He also nominated for the Emmy Award for his performance in movies The Rat Pack, Things Behind the Sun, A Lesson before Dying and ER. Cheadle was also nominated for Academy Award for the film Hotel Rwanda.
Don Cheadle is also a philanthropist who wrote the book Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond. Tishomingo Blue was his debuted film as a director. Don was also featured in NFL commercials promoting the Super Bowl. Don replaced Terrence Howard in the film Iron Man 3.
Cheadle was appointed Goodwill Ambassador of U.N. Environment Program in 2010. He won the Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in the film Devil in a Blue Dress from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and National Society of Film Critics. Don won the Golden Globe Award in 2013 for the sitcom House of Lies.
For his philanthropist work, Don was awarded BET Humanitarian Award in 2007. The same year Cheadle and his fellow actor George Clooney received the Summit Peace Award for their work to stop genocide and relieve the suffering of the people of Darfur.
Don Cheadle Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Don Cheadle is around $38 million.
Don Cheadle is a talented actor who plays saxophone, sings and write. He achieved success as an actor, director, and writer.