Comedy is one of Jonah Hill's best features, but he isn't just limited to that. Let us take a glance into his net worth and career.
Jonah Hill is one of the most talented actors in Hollywood of the current generation. Over the years, he portrayed comic roles in some top movies like 'Superbad,' 'Get Him to the Greek' and 'The Wolf of Wall Street' alongside the reputed Leonardo Dicaprio. While some of his best comic roles helped him rise to global fame, he isn't just limited to acting. Interestingly, he expanded his resume to production, direction, and screenwriting as well.
The California-born actor is the perfect example of a dreamer that burnt the midnight oil to achieve his goals. He was always interested in acting while growing up as he used to write plays and perform them during college. Thus, with slow yet pivotal developments, he developed his portfolio with small roles in movies like 'The 40-Year-Old Virgin' and 'Grandma's Boy.' With over a decade into the glamour world, Hill not just got accustomed to global fame but also amassed a colossal net worth. So, without wasting much time, let us find out about it.
When it comes to fortune, Jonah Hill is one of the highest-paid actors. In fact, he was the 28th highest paid-actors from June 2014 to June 2015, as per the reports from Forbes. The California based actor was a newcomer on the list alongside fellow actor Seth Rogen. Specifically, Hill possesses a staggering net worth of $50 million as of April 2020, and there is no doubt that the numbers are going to grow further shortly, considering the 36-year-old's career ahead of him.
Jonah Hill was one of the highest paid actor in 2014-15.
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Back in 2014, alone, Hill made a whopping salary of around $10 million for his role in the super-hit film, 'Jump Street.' Since the movie bagged $331 million in the global box office, it contributed immensely to the actor's bank balance. Surprisingly, in the year 2014-15 alone, he took an annual paycheck worth $16 million.
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The 36-year-old, previously featured in another hit movie, 'The Wolf of Wall Street' alongside Leonardo DiCaprioand Riza Aziz. Thanks to a versatile display and acting, he got a nomination for the Academy Award as the best supporting actor in the film. The wholesome actor revealed that he earned $60,000 for his role in the movie as SAG's 'minimum wage.' Interestingly, Hill had no problem with such low pay since it was a film by Martin Scorsese and admitted how he would do anything to work with him.
Actor Jonah Hill was always interested in writing from a young age. Moreover, he dreamt of joining the writing teams of top shows like 'The Simpsons,' 'Saturday Night Live,' and 'The Larry Sanders Show.' Thus, he got the writing opportunity alongside Jason Schwartzman, to 'Pure Imagination' for Sony.
Hill considers Sacha Baron Cohen as someone who inspired him to become a better writer. Furthermore, the charismatic writer also co-wrote the treatment for the 2012 film, '21 Jump Street,' which was one of his best movies to date.
Jonah Hill took the minimum pay to feature in 'The Wolf of Wall Street.'
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Alongside writing, Hill also added production to his resume as he co-produced 2009, 'Bruno.' Similarly, the actor further earns several commercial advertisement appearances, such as the one for Coca-Cola Energy in 2020. As per estimates, Hill makes around $51,631 per year, the average salary of a producer. In addition to that, he made his directing debut in 2017's 'Mid90s', which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Hill, who lost significant weight earlier on, had negotiations to play in Matt Reeves' 'The Batman' as a villain. However, the agreement wasn't done, and thus the project was dismissed on his table.
Since Jonah Hill is a multi-millionaire by net worth, the actor does complete justice to it by living in a flashy house at Santa Monica. Actually, he bought the two-story Monterey Colonial-style house recently in August 2019 through a trust for $6.77 million.
Jonah Hill paid $6.77 million for the new house at Santa Monica, California.
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Aged 36, the actor-turned-director's house comprises of all the modern-day amenities such as eat-in kitchen with brick pizza oven and French doors. Similarly, it has a master suite on the main floor complemented with a garden. Moreover, there is a separate guest house, which incorporates a sauna, four bedrooms, and five bathrooms. On the outside, there is a swimming pool, trellis with vines, a spa, and a built-in barbecue.
The Santa Monica house previously was listed on the market in July 2019 for $7 million, but with some negotiations, Jonah did get a deal on the new house. In 2015, the celebrity sold his former house at Hollywood Hills for $3.65 million, which is far more than the asking price of $2.995 million to actress Beverly Garland. The former 3,660-square-feet residence was equally ravishing, considering it had a gym, screening area, and office space as well.
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