It’s the summer movie of 2013 that will have many guns a blazing. Denzel Washington (Flight), Mark Wahlberg (Pain & Gain), James Marsden (X-Men) and Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica) star in a feature film based on a fast shooting graphic novel. All that fast and furious gun play and gunfire will overwhelm us, but what of the actor’s wallets? What’s their celebrity net worth?
He’s the actor’s actor – a dynamic professional who can assume any character in any motion picture. He’s also a twice honored recipient of the Academy Award. He won his first golden boy statue for Best Supporting Actor Oscar for the civil war drama, “Glory”, co-starring with Matthew Broderick and Morgan Freeman. In 2001, Washington snagged the Best Actor Academy Award for his mesmerizing lead performance in “Training Day”, opposite Ethan Hawke of “Gattaca” fame. Washington was first seen by many fans on the TV classic, “St. Elsewhere”, and since then he’s become one of the most popular and dependable Hollywood actors. He has an estimated net worth of $140 million dollars.
He was once known as Marky Mark in his rapper days. Today, he’s considered one of the most bankable and dependable Hollywood actors in the entertainment industry. After racking up hip hop rap hits in the music world, Wahlberg trained his focus on the acting profession. In early movies like, “Boogie Nights”, “Three Kings” and “Planet of the Apes”, directed by Tim Burton, Wahlberg displayed a natural confidence and electric charisma that has served him well in his maturing years as a performer. He has an estimated net worth of $200 million dollars.
He’s an X-Man of X-Men fame, as in he played the energy beam wielding Cyclops in three blockbuster Marvel X-Men movies. The former Versace model and singer can also be seen in the 2004 film, “The Notebook”, “Hairspay” (2007) and “Superman Returns” in 2006. Marsden has become known in Hollywood as a solid leading man, as well as a supporting actor in a variety of wide ranging roles. He has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars.
Edward James Olmos
In “Stand and Deliver” (1988), Olmos played the real life high school math teacher, Jaime Escalante, who motivated his class to the heights of advanced math scholarship and study. For his excellent and poignant acting efforts, Olmos snagged a Best Actor Oscar nomination. On TV, Olmos found more recent fame playing Commander Adama in the space opera “Battlestar Galactic”, re-imagining the role from Lorne Greene, who originated the fatherly character back in the late 1970’s. He’s a staunch social activist, who’s a visible and active participant in many issues, especially those involving the Latino community. Olmos has an estimated net worth of $14 million dollars.