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 $170 million. Samuel L Jackson was 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 very 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. Samuel L Jackson has been married to actress and television producer LaTanya Richardson since 1980. They have one child together, a daughter named Zoe who was born in 1982. All three Jacksons are actively involved in a number of philanthropic causes. They have given millions of dollars over the years to causes related to education, Alzheimer's and equal rights.