Jon Voight is an Academy Award and prestigious National Medal of Arts winning American actor. He is best known for the 70s film Midnight Cowboy & Coming Home.
This prominent actor has appeared in more than sixty films and television series. Since 1959, this stellar actor has been doing his job and grossing a lot of money. However, Jon Voight owns a net worth of $60 million.
Generation Z mostly recognizes Jon Voight as the father of Angelina Jolie and James Haven. Besides, his brothers Chip Taylor and Barry Voight are a songwriter and an author respectively.
Jon Voight won the Academy Awards for his astonishing performance in the 1970s American film Coming Home.
Besides, Voight is quite famous for portraying Joe Buck in the 1969 buddy-drama film Midnight Cowboy. He won the Golden Globe Award for his performance in this film.
- Moreover, Jon Voight is a republican and a die-hard supporter of Donald Trump.
Jon Voight Salary Highlights
Analyzing films, Jon Voight has appeared in the high budget, at the same time, high grossing films. Hence, he took a lot, undoubtedly.
Talking about Midnight Cowboy, this film earned $44.8 million in 1969! But, Jon Voight took $17k only. Here goes a saying that Jon was amused enough by the story of that film to offer a role for free.
However, Jon Voight appeared in the Coming Home films that earned $46 million at the domestic box office. From that film, Jon not only took enough money but also gained the prestigious Oscar Awards.
Commercial success for Jon Voight would be Mission: Impossible. Jon Voight was the spymaster named James Phelps in this film that earned $458 million at the worldwide box office.
1997’s movie Anaconda earned $137 million. Jon Voight was present there, portraying the film’s main antagonist, hunter Paul Serone.
Another commercial success for Voight is the action film ‘Enemy of the State’. In this film, Jon Voight played the role of an NSA agent. At the box office, this film earned $251 million.
Jon Voight portrayed the 32nd U.S president Franklin Delano Roosevelt character in the war drama, most importantly, a high budget film Pearl Harbor.
Besides, Jon Voight played a supporting role in the $710 million-grossing film Transformers.
Jon’s commercial success will be the fantasy film Fantastic Beasts. This film earned $814 million! Jon portrayed Henry Shaw Sr. in this film.
To sum up, below is Jon Voight’s salary/income:
- Yearly Income: $9.53 million
- Monthly Income: $794k
- Weekly Income: $183k
- Daily Income: $26k
- Hourly Income: $1088
Real State or Asset
Jon Voight has such a property that is equivalent to a professional soccer/football ground. Back in 1995, Jon owned 3.3-acre property. He bought it for $1.3 million. However, he put it on the sell list in 2019. Jon Voight demanded $19.75 million.
Jon Voight: At a Glance
|Full Name||Jon Vincent Voight|
|Date of Birth||29 December 1938|
|Birth Place||Yonkers, New York, U.S|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.89m)|
|Spouse||Marcheline Bertrand (m. 1971-1980); Lauri Peters (m. 1962-1967)|
|Children||2; Angelina Jolie & James Haven|
|Net Worth||$60 million|
Early Life & Career
Son of Barbara & Elmer Voight, Jon Vincent Voight, was born in Yonkers, New York, on 29 December 1938.
Jon Voight belongs to German and Slovakian descent. He is the brother of a volcanologist as well as an author Barry Voight. Besides, Voight’s other brother, Chip Taylor, is a songwriter.
Talking about schooling, Jon went to Archbishop Stepinac High School. Studying here, he became interested in acting. Later, Jon Voight graduated from Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre and majored in art at the Catholic University of America.
In 1959, Jon Voight began his acting career appearing in the drama series Gunsmoke.
Later, Jon acted in off-Broadway theatre. Before entering films, he continued for the playwright A View from the Bridge.
Jon’s debut film is Fearless Frank. Jon Voight came to know after his appearance in the Midnight Cowboy film.
Jon Voight is considered the 1970s most famous actor in America. In that decade, Jon appeared in Deliverance, Conrack, The Odessa File, Jaws.
Apart from films, Jon Voight has made a great thirst in television series. He has won numerous prestigious awards, including Academy Awards. Besides, he was nominated for Academy Awards two times. In Short, his winning Awards are:
- Golden Globe Awards (four times)
- BAFTA Awards
- New York Film Critics
- National Society of Film Critics (two times)
- Los Angeles Film Critics Association
- Canners Film Festival
- National Board of Review
- Academy Awards (1979)
American actress Angelina Jolie is the daughter of Jon Voight. She is the second highest paid Hollywood actress. However, Angelina Jolie owns a net worth of $120 million. It’s nothing but double of her father!
There is going harsh relationship between Jon Voight and Angelina Jolie. They didn’t talk to each other for many years. However, Angelina opposed saying anything about this.
Angelina Jolie removed her surname Voight. She petitioned the court to remove her surname. In September 2002, she was granted to change her name.