Sylvester Stallone Net Worth: Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone is an American actor, filmmaker, and screenwriter.He is best known for playing the lead roles in super-hit film series’ like Rocky, Rambo and more recently The Expendables film series. As of 2016, Stallone has an estimated net worth of $400 million.
Stallone was born on July 6, 1946, in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City. As a kid, he went on to Charlotte Hall Military Academy for his schooling. Later, he attended the University of Miami. In his early days when roles were hard to come, one of his early roles was in a pornography feature film called The Party at Kitty and Studs in 1970. Later, he described that role was played out of desperation. He went on to have roles in the film Score in 1974 and No Place to Hide. During these beginning years, Stallone mainly had to settle for supporting roles in the films The Sidelong Glances of a Pigeon Kicker, Klute, and The Prisoner of Second Avenue.
All of the hard work paid off as an accumulation when he got the starring role in the film Rocky in 1976. The film was a blockbuster in the box office throughout the country and was the start of the rise of fame for Stallone. He then went on to star in the film Paradise Alley in 1978. After this, the second sequel Rocky II followed which grossed $200 million. This amount was massive at that time and he cemented his status as a top actor at that time. More sequels, Rocky III and Rocky IV followed in 1982 and 1985 respectively which were also hits.
Just as he finished up with Rocky, another foundation for success followed with his appearance as the main character in Rambo: First Blood Part II in 1985. Since then, its other two sequels have also had massive success. In the 1990’s some of his hit films included Oscar, Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot, Assassins, and Daylight. These were followed up with successful performances in the films the Spy Kids trilogy Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over and Taxi 3 in the early 2000’s.
Sylvester Stallone Net Worth in years:
|Sylvester Stallone Net Worth in 2012||$230 million|
|Sylvester Stallone Net Worth in 2013||$280 million|
|Sylvester Stallone Net Worth in 2014||$320 million|
|Sylvester Stallone Net Worth in 2015||$370 million|
|Sylvester Stallone Net Worth in 2016||$400 million|
He has finished the Rocky series with a total of six installments. After this, Stallone got a role as the main character in his film career’s third major film series The Expendables. This film series which has constituted of three installments so far has been a big success with appearances of heavyweight stars in the movie. He has also starred in the films Escape Plan and Grudge Match in the recent years which have been big hits.
Stallone, who has been married three times has made the majority of his fame through the numerous sequels of the film series Rocky, Rambo, and The Expendables. These films have gone on to gross millions and millions in revenue at the box office and he has left his legacy in the film industry with such roles. Because of these characters he has played, he has won many prestigious awards through them as well. Stallone is still active in the industry and will appear in the film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in 2017.