Kirk Douglas Net Worth $60 Million
Kirk Douglas has been listed as one of the greatest male screen legends in American history. The actor and film producer has a net worth of $60 million. Kirk was born in a poverty-stricken family in 1916 and often had to live from hand to mouth. A native of New York, Kirk started nurturing his acting skills in high school and from then on developed an unstoppable urge to become an A-list actor.
Douglas had enlisted with the USA navy before getting his breakout with the 1946 drama The Strange Love of Martha Ivers. His performance received rave reviews and lucrative roles started trickling in.
He landed a role in the 1949 film Champion where his awe inspiring performance saw Kirk get his first Oscar nomination.Kirk Douglas continued to build himself an impressive portfolio in the 1950s and 1960s becoming one of Hollywood’s most revered stars.
Kirk has received numerous accolades and awards for his contribution to the film industry including the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1999 and four Golden Globe Awards.
Kirk is also a firm supporter of humanitarian causes and has served as the Goodwill Ambassador for the US department since 1963. Kirk Douglas has been married twice and has four children. He might be old and gray, but his success continues to influence multiple generations.