Donald Sutherland net worth: Donald Sutherland is a Canadian born actor who has a net worth of $40 million. Donald Sutherland accumulated his net worth with over 50 years of work as an actor. He was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. Sutherland has appeared in countless movies and is known for his breakout roles in the war movies MASH and Kelly's Heroes. When Sutherland appeared in the cult comedy Animal House, he was offered $40,000 or 2.5% of the films profits. Convinced that the movie would be a flop, Donald insisted on taking the 40,000. Animal House went on to gross hundreds of millions of dollars. Sutherland took $40,000 and gave away over $18 million!