Ernest Borgnine net worth: Ernest Borgnine was an American film and television actor who had a net worth of $15 million. Ernest Borgnine acquired his net worth from his acting career which spanned more than 60 years. Ermes Effron Borgnino was born in Hamden, Connecticut in January 1917 and died in July 2012. His parents were Italians who immigrated to the United States. As a child Ernest did not seem interested in acting and preferred sports. He served in the United States Navy for ten years and earned many commendations. He then studied acting and got his first stage role in State of the Union. He debuted on Broadway in 1949 and in 1951 moved to Los Angeles. His big break came in From Here to Eternity in 1953. He beat out Frank Sinatra, James Dean, Spencer Tracy, and James Cagney for the Academy Award for Best Actor for 1955's Marty. Other film highlights include The Flight of the Phoenix, The Dirty Dozen, Ice Station Zebra, The Wild Bunch, The Poseidon Adventure, Emperor of the North, Convoy, The Black Hole, All Quiet on the Western Front, and Escape from New York. His television highlights include McHale's Navy and Airwolf. He was married five times and had four children. He was awarded with the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 2011. Borgnine passed away due to kidney failure on July 8, 2012 at 95 years old.
Ernest Borgnine Net Worth
Date of Birth
Jan 24, 1917 - Jul 8, 2012 (95 years old)
Actor, Voice Actor, Military Officer
United States of America
5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Ernest Borgnine Earnings
- From Here to Eternity$700/week
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