Laurence Fishburne Net Worth
Laurence Fishburne net worth: Laurence Fishburne is an American actor, director, producer and playwright who has a net worth of $30 million. Laurence Fishburne has earned his net worth through his many acting roles in a career that dates back more than 40 years. His most notable films include, What's Love Got to do With it, Boyz in the Hood, Mission Impossible III, and of course The Matrix I, II and III. He has also starred in several television series such as, CSI Miami, CSI New York, The Equalizer, Spenser for Hire and many more. Fishburne is also the voice of Morpheus on the video games, Enter the Matrix and The Matrix Online, as well as the voice of Dr.Raymond Langston on the games, CSI: Deadly Intent, CSI: Fatal Conspiracy and as Isaiah Reed in True Crime: New York City. He has won NAACP awards for Best Male Lead-Equity in the play "Without Walls," and a Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Featured Role, in the play "Two Trains Running."
Laurence Fishburne was born in Augusta, Georgia in 1961. His mother (Hattie Bell) was a teacher of science and math at the high school, and his father was a juvenile corrections officer. His mother and father were divorced while he was still a child and Fishburne lived with his mother in Brooklyn, New York, where he attended Lincoln Square Academy.
At the age of twelve, Fishburne got his first acting role in the Mod Squad, followed by a role in the soap opera, One Life to Live. Other childhood parts include "Cornbread, Earl and Me," and "Apocalypse Now," in which he lied about his age to get the part. After that, he was on his way, with acting roles on stage, screen and television, including providing the voice of the narrator in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie and voice of the silver surfer in the movie Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. He also had a part in the comedy sitcom, Mash, where he played Corporal Dorsey.
Personal Life: In 1985 Fishburne married Hajna O. Moss but divorced sometime in the 1990s. They have two children, a daughter and a son. Their son, Langston, was born in 1987 and their daughter, Montana in 1991. He married actress Gina Torres in 2002 and they have a girl, Delilah, born in June of 2007. They split their time between Los Angeles and New York City. Gina and Laurence divorced in 2018 after separating a year earlier.
At the Cultural Rhthyms annual show, he was awarded the Harvard Foundations Artist of the Year Award. He was also given the key to the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, by Mayor Kenneth Reeves, honoring his abilities as an actor, an entertainer and for being a great humanitarian. In the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 24th has been declared "Laurence Fishburne Day."
Laurence Fishburne Salary History: Laurence earned a nominal amount of money for appearing the first "Matrix" movie. He then earned $15 million for the second and third installments PLUS 3.75% of the backend which brought his total earnings for those two films up to the roughly $40 million range.
At his peak of appearing on CSI, he earned $350,000 per episode, roughly $8 million per season.
For his work on the show Hannibal he earned $175,000 over 36 episodes, which works out to around $6.3 million.
He earns $200,000 per episode of Black-ish as both a star an executive producer.
|Net Worth:||$30 Million|
|Salary:||$200 Thousand Per Episode|
|Date of Birth:||1961-07-30|
|Height:||6 ft (1.84 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Playwright, Film Producer, Film director, Voice Actor, Screenwriter|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Laurence Fishburne Earnings
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation$350,000/episode