James Earl Jones The voice of Mufasa, in 'The Lion King' has earned a huge net worth $45 million. Most of the Jones earning is his solo career as an actor and is best known for his role in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as Darth Vader.
Jones got a paycheck of $900,000 by playing the character of King Jaffe Joffer in Coming to America (1988). He then earned $9,000 from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977).
Jones has earned his worth from his contribution to the entertainment field and has earned his worth from appeared in several movies, television series, stage performances, and voice-overs. In 2000, he was the narrator of NBC's TV coverage of the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.
In 1997, Jones was the part of Star Wars trilogy as he played the character of Darth Vader. He didn't want any credit for his performance and was paid $7,000 for his first movie.
The 'The Hunt for Red October' actor James Jones as Admiral Greer has appeared in more than 180 movies, series, short videos, and mini-series. Among them Jones's highest-grossed movie is the new 'The Lion King' that was released in 2019. The movie was made on a budget of $260 million and became a successful animated movie that made a huge profit of $1.6 billion.
His other movie 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' was the second highest-grossed movie that made $1.05 million which was made on a budget of $200 million.
Jones is an accomplished stage actor and has won Tony Awards from his performances for The Great White Hope (1969) and Fences (1987). He also has earned his worth from acting in various Shakespearean roles like A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Othello, and others.
Jones is also a voice actor and has done voice-overs in more than 50 movies, series, short movies as narrator. He is well-recognized by his voice acting in 'Star Wars Rebels', 'The Simpsons', 'Mathnet', and 'Moses'.
Jones has earned a sum amount of wealth from his commercial and voice-over commercials. From 1989 to 2000, he worked for the Bell Atlantic telephone system in the Large Series of radio and television commercials.
Then he did radio commercials for the Poughkeepsie Day School. In 2013, he did commercial for Sprint smartphones cell phone service with Malcolm McDowell.
The Claudine actor is the author James Earl Jones of three books 'Voices and Silences', 'Poem From Black Africa', and 'Othello'. His book 'Voices and Silences is about the discovery of his beginnings as an actor and the hardcover of the book cost around $90.
The Warning Shot actor Jones supports 8 charities where he donates funds to support them. Some of the charities he supports are Habitat For Humanity, Luke Neuhedel Foundation, Screen Actors Guild Foundation, MedicAlert Foundation, and others.
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