Sam Rockwell Net Worth

May 13, 2023
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Sam Rockwell was born on 5 November 1968, in Daly City, California USA, to mother Penny Hess and father Pete Rockwell, both parents being actors. He is an actor, probably best known for his roles in “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind”, “Matchstick Men”, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, “Choke”, “Moon” and “Seven Psychopaths”.

So just how rich is Sam Rockwell at present? According to sources, Rockwell’s net worth reaches $15 million, as of mid-2016. He has acquired his wealth through his acting career.


Sam Rockwell Net Worth $15 Million


Rockwell’s family moved to New York when he was two years old, but divorced three years later and his father moved to San Francisco where Rockwell was raised by his father, and spent summer vacations with his mother. It was through his mother that he became involved in theater – at the age of 10 he played Humphrey Bogart in an East Village improve comedy sketch which starred his mother. He attended San Francisco School of Arts but dropped out before graduation. He later attended Outward Bound-style alternative high school Urban Pioneers, and during his senior year made his film debut in the 1988 horror “Clownhouse”. After graduating, he moved to New York to pursue his career in acting, and began training at William Esper Studios while working as a busboy in restaurants and delivering burritos by bicycle. He also took a job as an assistant of a private detective. Still, his net worth was established.

During the early 90s Rockwell got small guest roles in the television series’ “The Equalizer”, “NYPD Blue” and “Law and Order”, as well as minor roles in films “Last Exit to Brooklyn” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”. In 1994 he played the title character in the comedy film “The Search for One-Eye Jimmy” and did a beer commercial for Miller. During this time he also appeared in the films “Safe Men” and “Jerry and Tom”. In 1996 he was cast as an eccentric man-child in the independent film “Box of Moonlight” – although the film disappeared at the box office, Rockwell’s role brought him recognition. The following year he appeared in the film “Lawn Dogs” as lawn mower Trent, a performance which brought him Best Actor awards at both the Montréal and Barcelona Film Festivals. His net worth was steadily improving.

Gaining considerable notice, the actor was soon involved in big-budget feature films. In 1998 he was cast in Woody Allen’s “Celebrity”, and went on to appear in the Stephen King‘ prison drama “The Green Mile”, in a science fiction satire “Galaxy Quest” and in Michael Hoffman’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” the following year. The year 2000 saw Rockwell in the film “Charlie’s Angels” playing villain Eric Knox. He got his first leading role as the host of “The Gong Show” Chuck Barris in the 2002 comedy “The Confessions of a Dangerous Mind”. The following year he appeared in “Matchstick Men” co-starring Nicholas Cage and in 2005 he played Zaphod Beeblebrox in the film version of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”. His net worth was rising.

He starred in the 2008 film “Snow Angels”, and played Victor Mancini in the black comedy film “Choke” of the same year. The actor was seen as Charley Ford in the 2009 Brad Pitt’ film “The Assassinations of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”, and starred as Sam Bell in the science fiction film “Moon”. In 2010 he appeared in the “Iron Man 2” playing weapons’ developer Justin Hammer, and in “Conviction” as a convict Kenny Waters. The following year he played a bar owner Doc in “Cowboys & Aliens”, and starred in the 2012 crime black comedy film “Seven Psychopaths”, in the 2013 comedy drama film “Way, Way Back” and thriller “A Single Shot”, and in the 2014 comedic drama “Better Living Through Chemistry”.

Continuing to display his versatility, more recently, Rockwell appeared in the 2015 films “Don Verdean”, “Poltergeist” and “Mr. Right”. All contributed to his net worth. During his career Rockwell has appeared in over 70 movies, and also in television series such as “Prince Street”, “Stella” and “Drunk History”. Through his involvement in the film and television industries, the actor has established himself as a recognized figure and amassed significant personal wealth.

Being a long-time member of the LAByrinth Theater Company, Rockwell has also appeared in numerous plays, including “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot”, “North of Mason-Dixon”, “Dumb Waiter”, “Zoo Story”, “Hot L Baltimore”, “Goosepimples”, “Love and Human Remains” and other.

In his private life, Rockwell remains determinedly unmarried, but has been with his partner, actress Leslie Bibb since 2007.

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