Jason Statham Career and Net Worth
Jason Statham Career and Net Worth, How much does Jason Statham make per year?
Jason Statham is a British actor. Jason has approximately $90 million in net worth as of this writing. He has enjoyed a very successful career. His films have grossed several billions of dollars at the worldwide box office. Jason enjoys the lofty position of being one of the highest-paid action stars on the planet today. He earns averagely in excess of $10 million in a film in which he features as the main character.
Jason Statham Early Life
Jason Statham was born on July 26, 1967 in Shirebrook, Derbyshire England. Jason grew up in a seaside town in England called Great Yarmouth. His parents are Eileen (mother, a dancer) and Barry (father, street merchant). He was a football player whiles in school. Prior to his becoming a world-star, he had originally pursued a career in diving.
Jason was a member of Britain’s National Diving Squad for a period of twelve years. He was part of the British Olympic contingent that went to Seoul in 1988 as well as compete for England as a diver at the Commonwealth Games in 1990. After a number of disappointments at both the Olympic Trials and Championships, he decided to focus his attention on acting and modeling.
Jason Statham Acting Career
After Jason was spotted by an agent in 1998, his acting career immediately began in earnest. Jason modeled a bit for the clothing line French Connection before being spotted by Guy Ritchie who cast him in “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. The films together made in excess of $80 million in box office sales, setting the stage for him to launch a successful career in Hollywood.
In 2000, he did another collaboration with Guy Ritchie in Snatch acting alongside Brad Pitt and Benico del Toro. The film earned a whopping $80 million at the box office. Jason made several appearances in several films throughout the 2000s. Notable of them are “The One” and “Ghost of Mars”. However, his rise to world-wide acclaim owes to the film “Transporter”. Jason was charged with the responsibility of all his stunts for the role.
He took karate, Wing Chun kung fu as well as kickboxing lessons to prep for the role. The film produced two sequels, a reboot and a television series. He was cast by Ritchie in a strrring role again in 2005 in “Revolver”. It was a box office failure. His sterling performances in The Bank Job and Death Race fetched him a lot of plaudit placing him in the company of full-blown action star.
Jason made an appearance in “The Expendables” in 2010 acting alongside Sylvester Stallone and Mickey Rourke. The film went straight to number across the U.S., UK, China and Indian box offices. His role in the movie Mechanic also received a lot of positive reviews. The sequel to The Mechanic “Mechanic: Resurrection in late 2016 was a huge financial breakthrough. How much does Jason Statham make per year? He make not less than $10 million annually.
It grossed in excess of $109.4 million globally. His 2017 ad for Super Bowl LI with Gal Gadot reached more than 22 million user impressions. Jason has appeared in three Fast & Furious movies reprising his role as Deckhard Shaw in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobb & Shaw. His performance received a lot of plaudit. The film was a huge commercial success becoming the tenth highest-grossing film in 2019.
Jason Statham Personal Life
Since 2010, he has been romantically involved with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. They got engaged in 2016 and welcomed their son a year later. He lives in Beverly Hills with his family. He proposed that stunt be given a category at teh Academy Awards in 2015 saying the talent is largely overlooked. He loves to rock climb, windsurf, wakeboard and jet ski.
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