Adam Sandler is a comedian, actor, director, and American producer, who is from Brooklyn. He has a net worth of $420 million as of 2020. Adam became a cast member of Saturday Night Live and rose to national fame, before Hollywood. Now, he earns $50-60 million per year.
Adam’s Early Life
Adam Sandler was born in Brooklyn, New York on 9th September 1966. His family then moved to Manchester when he was just six years old. He made brief appearances on the MTV game show Remote Control and in The Cosby Show. Adam then started doing occasional roles in movies like Going Overboard (1989), after his graduation.
He then focused on performing standup comedy across the country. Dennis Miller, Saturday Night Live Weekend Update anchor, noticed him after his performance in Los Angeles. Miller then recommended him, and Adam was hired as a writer on Saturday Night Live in 1990. He then joined as a cast member and became famous after performing different characters.
Adam’s Career in Film Industry
Adam appeared in a couple of films, including Coneheads(1993) and Airheads(1994). He started his starring venture in 1995 by starring in Billy Madison. The movie became a hit with a profit of $16 million.
Followed by this in 1995, Adam and his mate Chris Farley were fired from Saturday Night Live. Though it was unexpected and unexplained, they then had pretty enough time to focus on their career. Adam then appeared in a lot of movies, which include The Wedding Singer, Big Daddy, Mr. Deeds, The Longest Yard, Happy Gilmore, The Waterboy, Little Nicky, and 50 First Dates. Well, these are just a few of his amazing works. He also changed from a comedy with characters in movies like Punch-Drunk-Love and Spanglish.
Adam has also written and produced many of the films as well. He produced various movies through his Happy Madison Production company. He also produced movies in which he didn’t appear at all.
Adam Sandler, through his hard work and dedication, has now become a demanded one with the highest paychecks in the entertainment business. After leaving Saturday Night Live, he has starred in more than 50 major studio releases. For around 20 movies of these, he might have roughly earned around $20 million and summing up, even this adds up to $400 million money in pre-tax earnings.