Who is Jack Nicholson and what is his net worth 2018? Jack Spanned is an actor whose career has spanned over 6 decades. He has received 12 Oscar nominations and is the most Oscar-nominated male actor in history. Before joining films, Nicholson was in the Military. He is only the second actor to have received an Oscar nomination in every decade from the period of the 1960s to 2000s. In his career, he has won three Academy Awards and six Golden Globe Awards. He has appeared in highly successful movies like ‘Terms of Endearment’, ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’, and As Good as It Gets’.
John Joseph Nicholson popularly known as Jack Nicholson was born in Neptune City, New Jersey on April 22, 1937. He was born to his mother June Frances Nicholson who was a showgirl. It is not known who his biological father is, as he was raised by his grandparents and used to act as a brother to his own mother. He attended Manasquan High School and was known as ‘Nick’ by his friends.
He was raised as a Roman Catholic and he grew up in Spring Lake, New Jersey. When in school, he was ‘voted down’ and was in the detention of the entire school year. In 1957, Jack Nicholson joined the military in the Air National Guard. He did training at the Lackland Air Force Base and was discharged from his duty in 1962.
In June 1962, Jack Nicholson married Sandra Knight. The couple has a daughter named Jennifer. They divorced in 1968. He was in a relationship with Rebecca Broussard from 1989 to 1994. They have two children together. He was also in a relationship with Anjelica Huston from 1973 to 1990.
Nicholson worked as an office worker for William Hanna and Joseph Barbara. He made his screen debut in 1957 for the film ‘The Cry Baby Killer’. He then wrote the screenplay for the 1967 film ‘The Trip’. In 1970, he was seen in the film ‘Five Easy Pieces’. This was followed by ‘On A Clear Day You Can See Forever’ in the same year. His movies in the 1970s included ‘The Last Detail’, ‘Carnal Knowledge’, ‘Chinatown’, ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’, ‘The Passenger’, and ‘The Missouri Breaks’.
In 1980, Nicholson was seen in the film ‘The Shining’. This was followed by ‘The Border’ and ‘Terms of Endearment’. Other movies where Nicholson appeared in the 1980s include ‘The Witches of Eastwick’, ‘Prizzi’s Honor’, ‘Ironweed’ and ‘The Joker’. He was seen in the successful movie ‘A Few Good Men’ in 1992. He was then seen in Tim Burton’s ‘Mars Attacks!’ in 1996. It was soon followed by the romantic ‘As Good as It Gets’ in 1997.
He portrayed the role of a retired Omaha actuary in the 2002 film ‘About Schmidt’. He also appeared in Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Departed’. In 2010, Nicholson was seen in the movie ‘How Do You Know’. In 2017, it has been reported that he will be seen in the remake of ‘Toni Erdmann’.
Jack Nicholson has won several awards and achievements in his career. He has received three Academy Awards (2 as Best Actor and 1 as best Supporting Actor) out of 12 nominations. He has received 7 Golden Globe Awards including an Honorary Award in 1999. He has also received a Grammy Award in 1988. He has received a total of 33 Film Critic Awards.
Jack Nicholson Net Worth
Jack Nicholson has appeared in a number of movies in his career span of over 60 years. He has been regarded as one of the finest actors of all time. He has given several critically and commercially successful movies. Jack Nicholson’s net worth is an estimated $440 million.
He owes this wealth to all the success he has had in his movies. Apart from that, Nicholson has also appeared in various TV shows. He was the narrator of the 1986 adaptation ‘Elephant’s Child’. He has also worked as a director and writer for several films. Further, Nicholson has also produced some films in his career.
Jack Nicholson has been inducted into the California Hall of Fame in 2008. He was given an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree in 2011 by the Brown University. Also in 2010, he was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame.