Adam Sandler is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, and song writer, who is best known for his acts in the comedy genre. Sandler was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 9, 1966. Sandler moved with his family to New Hampshire when he was five years old, but ultimately moved back to the city after high school. He still maintains a residence in New York today. Sandler is married to Jackie Sandler, who he wed in 2003. The couple have two children together.
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2. Income & Salary
During the late 1980s, Sandler began to appear randomly on The Cosby Show as one of Theo Cosby’s friends. His big break came in the early 1990s when he was added to the main cast of Saturday Night Live. He quickly became a fan favorite for his goofy acts and exceptions comedic songwriting. In the mid-1990s, Sandler began to move away from the sketch comedy industry and started to star in a variety of different comedy films, including the mega-hits Happy Gilmore and Billy Madison. In 1999 he started his own production company, Happy Madison. Overall his production company has produced over 20 different films, which have grossed over $1 billion in box office revenues.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
As Sandler continues to have multiple streams of income, he continues to be one of the best paid celebrities today. In 2012, Madison reportedly earned $45 million and his salary in 2013 is expected to be around the same level. The majority of his revenue today comes from his production company, as opposed to direct acting roles. Recent estimates have projected that his overall net worth is around $300 million, which makes in one of the wealthiest celebrities today.