Bill Paxton Net Worth: Bill Paxton is an American actor and film director who has a net worth of $30 million dollars. An actor and director, Bill Paxton began in his career in the mid-70's and has been working steadily ever since. He has appeared in such films as "Titanic", "Twister", and "Tombstone". He is currently starring on the hit television series, "Big Love".
Born William Paxton on May 17, 1955, in Forth Wort, Texas, he made a successful transition from a performer of oddball character parts into a dramatic artist with considerable acting range in acclaimed features and on popular TV series. Paxton first entered the limelight portraying the bullying Chet in "Weird Science" (1985), before famously starring as the loud-mouthed Private Hudson for James Cameron in "Aliens" (1986). Throughout the next decade, Paxton continued to land leads in such movies as "Brain Dead" (1990), "The Vagrant" (1992) and "One False Move" (1992). Once he played Morgan Earp in Tombstone" (1993), Paxton escalated to a dependable featured player and leading man in blockbusting flicks like "Apollo 13″ (1995), "Twister" (1996), and "Titanic" (1997). Whereas, he was still engaged in smaller film projects like "Traveller" (1997), "A Simple Plan" (1998) and "Frailty" (2002), the latter of which marked his debut as a feature director. Having spent most of his time on the big screen, Paxton set his foot in TV with his turns on HBO's acclaimed series "Big Love" (2006-2011), as well as on "Hatfields & McCoys" (History Channel, 2012). Over the years, Bill Paxton proved to be a veteran performer capable of dazzling audiences constantly by the breadth of his versatility.