James Dean Net Worth
James Dean Net Worth: James Dean was an American actor who had a net worth of $20 million. James Dean was born in Marion, Indiana in February 1931 and passed away in September 1955. Dean is looked at as a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment. Although he is well known, Dean only had leading roles in three films. He starred as Cal Trask in East of Eden in 1955 for which he won a Golden Globe Special Achievement Award for Best Dramatic Actor and a Jussi Award for Best Foreign Actor. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor and a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor. One of his best known roles came starring as rebellious teenager Jim Stark in 1955's Rebel Without a Cause. His final picture was 1956's Giant in which he starred as Jett Rink and was nominated for a second Academy Award for Best Actor. His first appearance was in a commercial for Pepsi Cola. He appeared in many television series and appeared in four films uncredited. Dean enjoyed cars and became an auto racing driver. James Dean passed away on September 30, 1955 at the age of 24 in a car crash. He was listed as the 18th best male movie star by the American Film Institute in 1999. According to Forbes Magazine his estate still earns about $5 million a year.