Samuel L Jackson net worth: Samuel L. Jackson is a well-known and highly-respected film and TV actor and producer who has a net worth of $150 million. Born in Washington, D.C. on December 21, 1948 Jackson's early years were spent in the Civil Rights Movement. He was an admirer of the late Dr. Martin Luther King and showed little interest in an acting career during the early years of his life. However, he met and was soon mentored by another highly-regarded actor, Morgan Freeman. Jackson's first major movie appearance came in the 1991 Spike Lee film, Jungle Fever. Other roles soon followed, many of them in important movies, such as Goodfellas, Patriot Games, Pulp Fiction, Die Hard III and many, many others. Jackson has received much recognition for his work in films, particularly from African-American groups and, even today, remains committed to civil rights. Samuel L. Jackson is still regularly approached by producers and film studios with offers of employment and frequently receives scripts for review.