Last Updated: February 1, 2024
Richest CelebritiesActors
Net Worth:
$2 Million
Jun 16, 1970 (53 years old)
Los Angeles
5 ft 7 in (1.727 m)
Actor, Film Producer
United States of America
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What is Clifton Collins Jr.'s Net Worth?

Clifton Collins Jr. is an American actor who has a net worth of $2 million. Clifton Collins, Jr. is known for his roles in such films as "Traffic," "Capote," "The Perfect Game," "Pacific Rim," and "Jockey," among many others. He is also known for his work on television, including in the series "Crisis Center," "Thief," "The Event," "Ballers," and "Westworld." Among his other credits, Collins voiced Cesar Vialpando in the video game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas."

Early Life

Clifton Collins Jr. was born on June 16, 1970 in Los Angeles, California. He is of Mexican descent on his mother's side and of German descent on his father's side. Collins's maternal grandfather was actor Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez.

Film Career

Collins made his feature film debut with a small part in the 1991 drama "Grand Canyon." He continued to appear in brief roles after that, with credits including "Fortress," "Menace II Society," "Poetic Justice," and "Sgt. Bilko." In 1997, Collins had his mainstream breakthrough with his role as gangster César Sánchez in the crime thriller "One Eight Seven." The following year, he appeared in the action film "The Replacement Killers" and the fantasy comedy "The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit." Closing out the decade, Collins appeared in the ensemble cast of the high school drama "Light It Up." He went on to appear in three films in 2000: the sports drama "Price of Glory," the war drama "Tigerland," and Steven Soderbergh's Oscar-winning crime drama "Traffic." Collins followed that up with an acclaimed performance as a USMC prisoner in the 2001 action film "The Last Castle." His subsequent credits included "The Rules of Attraction," "American Girl," "I Witness," and "Mindhunters." In 2005, Collins gave a lauded performance as convicted murderer Perry Smith in the biographical drama "Capote," starring an Oscar-winning Philip Seymour Hoffman as the titular author. Also that year, he appeared in "Dirty" and "Life of the Party." His 2006 credits included the direct-to-video crime thriller "Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders" and the psychological drama "Babel."

In 2008, Collins appeared in the dramedy "Sunshine Cleaning." He went on to have his biggest year on film yet in 2009, appearing in a whopping eight films. They included the baseball drama "The Perfect Game," J. J. Abrams's "Star Trek" reboot, Mike Judge's "Extract," and the action sequel films "Crank: High Voltage" and "The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day." In 2010, Collins was in "The Experiment" and "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World." Over the subsequent years, he appeared in such films as "The FP," "Hellbenders," "Freeloaders," "Parker," and Guillermo del Toro's "Pacific Rim." In 2015, Collins had roles in "Knight of Cups," "Stung," and "Man Down." He remained prolific throughout the latter half of the decade, with notable credits including the thrillers "Triple 9," "Small Town Crime," "M.F.A.," and "A Crooked Somebody"; Clint Eastwood's crime drama "The Mule"; Alma Har'el's "Honey Boy"; Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood"; and the action crime film "Lucky Day." In the early 2020s, Collins appeared in such titles as "Breaking News in Yuba County," "After Yang," "Nightmare Alley," "Jockey," and "Red, White & Royal Blue." For "Jockey," in which he starred as an ailing horse rider, Collins won the Special Jury Prize for Acting at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

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Television Career

Collins first appeared on television in 1990 with guest roles on the shows "Freddy's Nightmares" and "The Flash." The next year, he had guest roles on "Adam-12," "Veronica Clare," and "Jake and the Fatman." Collins went on to appear in some television films, including HBO's "Witch Hunt." He landed his first main role in a series in 1997, playing Nando Taylor on NBC's short-lived "Crisis Center." Following that, Collins had guest roles on "ER," "NYPD Blue," "Diagnosis: Murder," and "Martial Law." From 2000 to 2001, he played the recurring role of James Garcia in the first season of Showtime's "Resurrection Blvd." Collins had another recurring role in 2003, playing Javiar Parez in the third season of "Alias." The same year, he appeared alongside John Leguizamo in the HBO television film "Undefeated." Later, in 2006, Collins was in the acclaimed FX miniseries "Thief," starring Andre Braugher. For his performance, Collins earned an Emmy Award nomination. Over the remainder of the decade, he appeared in episodes of such shows as "The Shield" and "Fear Itself."

From 2010 to 2011, Collins played the main role of Thomas on the short-lived NBC series "The Event." In the latter year, he had guest roles on "CSI: NY" and "Pound Puppies." Collins went on to land two main roles in 2013, on ABC's "Red Widow" and Crackle's "Cleaners." Both shows were short-lived. Also in 2013, he appeared in an episode of NBC's "The Blacklist." Collins had his next substantial television role from 2015 to 2017, playing lawyer Maximo Gomez in the first three seasons of the HBO series "Ballers." Meanwhile, in 2016, he began playing the main role of outlaw Lawrence Gonzales on HBO's "Westworld." Collins remained on the show through the third season in 2020, when he became a guest star. Elsewhere, he played the main role of hitman Alonzo Lozano in the fourth and final season of "Veronica Mars," which was released on Hulu in 2019. Collins's other television credits include a 2021 episode of the miniseries "The Stand," based on the Stephen King novel and the earlier 1994 miniseries adaptation.

Other Media Appearances

Beyond film and television, Collins voiced the character Cesar Vialpando in the popular 2004 video game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas."

Personal Life

Collins was previously married to actress Megan Ozurovich.

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