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$30 Million Net Worth of Forest Whitaker - All His Movie Earnings and Property

aisha Published On Tue Apr 21 2020   Modified On Tue Apr 21 2020
$30 Million Net Worth of Forest Whitaker - All His Movie Earnings and Property

The Last King Of Scotland actor, Forest Steven Whitaker III professionally known as Forest Whitaker has an immense net worth of $30 million. He has earned his worth from his diverse career as an American actor, producer, and director.

Whitaker has played various movies but among them his highest-grossed movie is Black Panther as Zuri. The movie was made on $200 million and made $1.34 billion from worldwide collection. His second highest-grossed movie was Rogue One: A Star Wars Story that made a profit of $1.05 billion.

Sold His House on $3.85 million

In 2003, Whitaker bought two houses in the Hollywood Hills for $2 million which he later combined the compound by making private two driveways. The combined house stands over 1.6 acres that contain a 4,705-square-foot of house and a 1,999-square-foot property that can be used as a guesthouse. 

Forest Whitaker house which he sold in $3.85 million.
Forest Whitaker house which he sold in $3.85 million.
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The house includes 11 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a master suite, open living and dining room, lounging area, a pool, with other amazing facilities. In 2017, he listed the house on sale for $6 million which was later reduced to $4.3 million. The house was later sold at $3.85 million.

Earning From Movies

Ker from Battlefield Earths' major source of income is from his acting career. He has appeared in almost 125 movies, television series, short videos, and mini-series. Some of his “Bird, Ghost Dog” and “The Last King of Scotland”. Whitaker won an Oscar award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in 'The Last King of Scotland'.

Forest Whitaker in The Last King of Scotland.
Forest Whitaker in The Last King of Scotland.
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Upcoming Project

Whitaker has signed three upcoming projects for his future as he will be playing the character, C. L. Franklin, in Respect. Likewise, he will be seen in Jingle Jangle and in A Fall from Grace as Source.

Producing and Directing 

The Lee Daniels' The Butler actor has been earning his wealth by producing and directing. He has produced 29 television series, movies, documentary, and video games like he is the executive producer of Godfather of Harlem, Rising from Ashes, Brick City, American Gun, and others. 

A picture of Forest Whitaker.
A picture of Forest Whitaker. 
Image Source: Hollywood Reporter

Likewise, he has directed three movies 'First Daughter', 'Hope Floats', and 'Waiting To Exhale', two television movies 'Black Jaq' and 'Strapped', one short video 'Whitney Houston: Exhale, Shoop Shoop'

Music Video

Whitaker has earned some amount of money by appearing in music videos like 'Thanks for My Child' in 1989, Exhale (Shoop Shoop) in 2995, Goodbye in 2001, and Live In The Sky in 2006.

Earned Through Voice-Overs

Jody from The Crying Game has added a sum money by doing voice-overs in three commercials, thirteen movies, series, and videos. Whitaker has done voice acting in commercials like Citi credit cards by Citibank, Health Partners for Cigna Insurance, and for USAFootball.com.

Forest Whitaker as Daniel Turlington in American Dad!.
Forest Whitaker as Daniel Turlington in American Dad!.
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Similarly, Whitaker has done voice over for Star Wars Rebels as Saw Gerrera, Nelson Mandela as Narrator, American Dad! as Daniel Turlington / Ron Turlington / Turlington.

Supports Various Charities

Whitaker the Star Wars Rebels actor as Saw Gerrera is a vegetarian and promotes vegetarianism on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). He also supports other and done donations for charities like '46664', 'Artists for a New South Africa', 'Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes', 'Charity Projects Entertainment Fund', 'Children Mending Hearts'. 

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