Humphrey Bogart Net Worth
Humphrey Bogart net worth: Humphrey Bogart was an American actor who had a net worth of $5 million dollars. Born in New York City on December 25, 1899, Hogart was known as the Greatest Male Star of All Time according to the American Film Institute. Standing at 5 feet and nine inches, Bogart began acting on Broadway in 1921. He attended Trinity School as well as Phillips Academy. He started working in film in the 1930s and appeared in The Petrified Forest, Angels With Dirty Faces, and The Return of Doctor X. In 1941 Bogart had his first breakthrough with High Sierra and The Maltese Falcon. Following those films, Casablanca propelled his career, proving him to be a staple in Hollywood. Prior to acting, Bogart had enlisted in the Navy due to his love for the ocean and women. While in the Navy, Bogart received a scar on his lip from shrapnel on the USS Leviathan. It was later stated that he was punched in the mouth by a handcuffed prisoner in Boston. Following his service, he worked as a shipper and bond salesman and joined the Naval Reserve. Bogart eventually signed a $750 per week contract with Fox Film Corporation and went on to film The Bad Sister and Desperate Hours. Bogart first married Helen Menken in 1926, followed by Mary Philips in 1928, and Mayo Methot in 1938. During his last marriage he met actress Lauren Bacall with whom he had an affair and eventually married in 1945. He had two children with Bacall by the names of Stephen Humphrey Bogart and Leslie Howard Bogart. He started his own production company, Santana Productions, in 1948 and managed to release several films through Columbia Pictures including Knock on Any Door, Tokyo Joe, In a Lonely Place, Sirocco, Beat the Devil, and The Family Secret. He sold the company to Columbia in 1955. Bogart was also an original member of the "Rat Pack," which included Lauren Bacall, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Sid Luft, Mike Romanoff, David Niven, Angie Dickinson, and more. Bogart died of esophageal cancer on January 14, 1957 in Los Angeles, California. He was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale. During his career he received the Academy Award for Best Actor for The African Queen as well as the Golden Apple award for Least Cooperative Actor in 1949.