Jeff Goldblum is an American actor and musician, his Net Worth is $40 million. He is included among the highest-paid actors in the industry. His screen presence and unique speech patterns make him an incredible renowned actor.
He has won may hearts through his presence in blockbusters such as Jurassic Park (1993) and Independence Day (1996) along with their sequels.
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Jeff Goldblum Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||$50 million|
|Date of Birth||22nd October 1952|
|Spouse(s)||Patricia Gaul (1980-1986)|
Geena Davis (1987-1990)
Emilie Livingston (2014-Present)
|Country of Origin||United States|
|Source of Wealth||TV Films and Series|
|Instagram Followers||2.1 million|
|Last Updated||July 2020|
Jeff Goldblum also is known as Jefferey Lynn Goldblum was born on 22nd October 1952 in West Homestead, Pennsylvania, United States to father Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor, and mother Shirley Goldblum, a radio broadcaster. Jeff belongs to a Russian-Jewish descent.
He graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School and at 17 he left the house and had full support from his parents. He went to New York and studied performing arts at the Neighbourhood Playhouse.
Goldblum siblings were Pamela, Lee, and Rick. However, Rick passed away at an early age because of kidney failure.
Career Highlights and Awards
Jeff moved to New York to pursue acting when he was 17. He got his big break when he was mentored by Sanford Meisner who gifted him his initial start and got him featured on Broadway in Two Gentlemen of Verona. It was based on a play by Shakespeare. During the course of his acting career, he also got infatuated with Jazz and learned piano.
He received his first role in 1974 in Death Wish as a thug. He played several roles as a supporting actor and the first major role that he got was for ‘Between The Lines’ in 1977 and he is widely recognized for his role in Law and Order as Zack Nichols.
It was the 1980’s when he landed his lead role in the 1986 movie ‘The Fly’. His other major roles include “The Tall Guy”, “The Big Chill”, “Jurrasic Park”, “Independence Day”, “Mr. Forest”, etc. His success continued throughout the 2000s and was offered numerous roles along with voice roles as well.
One of his most memorable films includes “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou’ in 2004. He was nominated for myriad of awards for his performance . His television career was quite successful as well throughout the decade.
TV and Music Career
Few of his roles in TV series include ‘Raines’, ‘Will & Grace’, and ‘Law 7 Order: Criminal Content’. Even after the decade, his television and film career has been inclining towards higher in the graph of his life. His most notable roles include ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’, ‘Morning Glory’, ‘Guardians of Galaxy Vol.2’, ‘Isle of Dogs’, ‘Zambezia’, “Thor: Ragnarok’, ‘Hotel Artemis’, and ‘The Mountain’.
Apart from being a great actor, he is also an extremely talented musician. He is also in a jazz band called The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra. He performs weekly with this band at the Carlyle Hotel in New York City. In 2018, he signed a music contract with Decca Records. With this collaboration he released is own albums titled ‘The Capitol Studios Sessions’, ‘I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This’ in 2019.
Jeff Goldblum married three times. His first wife was Patricia Gaul. Patricia was with him from 1980-1986. They also appeared together in 1985 film ‘Silverado’. He got divorced and later married Geena Davis from 1987 to 1990. This couple starred in ‘Transylvania’.
He is now married to Emilie Livingston, she is Canadian Olympic Gymnast, she is also 30 years younger fro m Jeff. They got engaged in 2014 and got married in the same year. Their first born took birth in 2015, and the second in 2017.
Jeff has faced several issues as a child. His childhood taught him numerous lessons that a child normally does not through. Jeff’s brother died at an early age. He misses him a lot and his death left a scar for their whole family.
Jeff claims that the death of his brother helped him to become ‘More focussed’, and made him determined towards his career. It was tough for him to overcome this loss since he was very dear to him.His role in Law & Order where he plays Detective Zack Nichols was over in August 2010 due to his unwillingness to perform since he believed this series has no future.
What is Jeff Goldblum Net Worth in 2020?
Jeff Goldblum’s Net Worth is $50 million. He earned his wealth through his numerous appearances and voice roles in films and television. He also earned quite a lot through his music career after he made a deal with Decca Records. It is prominent that even still he has a bright future to focus on and he will earn even more success in the upcoming years.
5 Interesting Facts About Jeff Goldblum
- Jeff’s father Harold was a major in the U.S. Army in World War II and a medical doctor.
- His father studied acting at a school for a time being.
- Jeff has delivered voice roles in video games as well which included ‘Goosebumps: Escape from Horrorland’
- In 2019, Disney announced the show ‘The World According to Jeff Goldblum’ featuring himself.
- He played The Grandmaster in the iconic film of Marvels ‘Thor: Ragnarok’.
Jeff Goldblum is an American actor and musician. He has made countless appearances in films and Television. Even still he remains an in-demand actor almost all the time. Although his peak was throughout the 1990s his Career has escalated after that and did not go down. His notable roles all throughout his career include ‘Jurrasic Park’, ‘Law & Order’, ‘Thor: Ragnarok’, etc.
Currently, Jeff Goldblum Net Worth is $50 million. He is a popular actor and musician and has made his mark over Hollywood throughout his career and will continue to amaze his viewers with incredible performances in the upcoming years.