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$10 Million Net Worth of Terrence Howard - $175K Per Episode of Empire and $4.5 From Iron Man

aisha Published On Thu Apr 30 2020   Modified On Thu Apr 30 2020
$10 Million Net Worth of Terrence Howard - $175K Per Episode of Empire and $4.5 From Iron Man

Terrence Howard, the Oscar-Nominated actor for theBest Performance in a Leading Role 'Hustle & Flow' (2005) has earned a whopping net worth of $6 million. He has accumulated his worth from his career as an actor, rapper, singer-songwriter, and record producer.

Howard is a successful actor and has signed several movies deal that can help him increase his worth. He will appear in the movie 'Triumph' as Coach Cutting, 'Cut Throat City' as The Saint, and 'Selfie' which is still filming. 

Earning From Acting

Lt. Green from 'Four Brothers' has appeared in more than ninety movies, television series, short videos, and mini-series. Howard has got a salary of $1 million for playing the role of Nelson Mandela in 'Winnie Mandela' (2011). He then got around $1.75 million in the movie 'Fighting' (2009) for acting as Harvey Borden, $40,000 in 'Idlewild', and $12,000 in the movie 'Hustle & Flow'. 

Highest-Grossed Movie

Howard has played in fifty-six movies and among them his highest-grossed movie is 'Iron Man' (2008) where he had played the character of James Rhodey which is now played by Don Cheadle. The movie was made on a budget of $140 million but made a huge profit of $585 million from its worldwide collection.

Salary From Iron Man 

James Rhodey from 'Iron Man' received a paycheck of $4.5 million for playing the role. He then was set to get a salary of $8 million in 'Iron Man 2' and had a contract of three upcoming Marvel movies. However, he left the movie 'Iron Man 2' and stated the reason he left was Robert Downey Jr.

Terrence Howard as James Rhodey in 'Iron Man' with Robert Downey Jr and Jon Favreau.
Terrence Howard as James Rhodey in 'Iron Man' with Robert Downey Jr and Jon Favreau.
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$175,000 per episode of Empire

Terrence Howard is one of the main characters of the television series 'Empire' from where he receives $175,000 per episode. He has played the role of Lucious Lyon in the series from 2015 starring Bryshere Y. Gray, Trai Byers, Taraji P. Henson, and others. The series is an ongoing drama where Howard has appeared in 103 episodes till now. 

Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon in 'Empire'.
Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon in 'Empire'. 
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Music Video

The 'Hustle & Flow' actor has appeared in various celebrities' music videos from where he has earned some amount of money. In 2002, he was seen in the music video 'Foolish' by Ashanti, in 'Be Without You' which was Mary J. Blige's song, and in Madonnas' music video 'Ghosttown'.

Terrence Howard with Madonna in her music video 'Ghosttown'.
Terrence Howard with Madonna in her music video 'Ghosttown'.
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Paid $1.3 Million In Divorce Settlement 

The 'Crash'n actor married his second wife Michelle Ghent in 2010, then after one year in February 2011, Ghent filed for a restraining order against Howard for physically abusive. Then in 2013, their divorce was finalized where he was ordered to pay $1.3 million to Ghent and $325,000 in spousal support. 

Terrence Howard with his ex-wife Michelle Ghent.
Terrence Howard with his ex-wife Michelle Ghent.
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Later Howard stated he can't pay spousal support as he earns $6,000 a month. Then in 2015, the agreement was canceled as the judge knew Howard signed the agreement under duress as Ghent threatened him that she will sell his nudes pictures and personal information.

Filed $5 million Of Lawsuit Against Howard

In 2008, Terrence Howard was charged a lawsuit of $5 million by Tex Allen the music composer and brother of Debbie Allen. Debbie was the director of Broadway play 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' in which Howard was Howards' first Broadway debut. 

During the rehearsal, Howard allegedly attacked Tex from which he had serious and multiple injuries because of which he was ordered to pay $5 million to Tex.

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