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Don Cheadle Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017
Donald Frank Cheadle was born on 29 November 1964, in Kansas, Missouri USA. He is a famous Hollywood actor, producer, voice actor and screenwriter. Some of his more recent famous roles include his appearances in Marvel movies “Iron Man 2”, “Iron Man 3” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron” as Col. James Rhodes.
Don Cheadle Net Worth $35 Million
So how rich is Don Cheadle? Sources estimate his current net worth to be a truly impressive amount of $35 million. Most of it has been accumulated through his active career as a television and movie actor.
Don Cheadle decided to pursue his career as an actor when he finished high school – he studied at the California Institute of the Arts and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Acting. Don’s first significant appearance was in the 1985 film “Moving Violations” for which he received a Screen Actors Guild card. After that, he appeared in the war film “Hamburger Hill” (1987), and action film “Colors” (1988). Between 1988 and 1992, Don did not star in any movies, and only appeared as a guest star in some television series such as “Hooperman”, “China Beach” and “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”. Between 1992 and 1993, he was one of the main stars of the sit-com “The Golden Palace”, and from 1993 to 1995, he starred in the television drama “Picket Fences”. This was the time Don Cheadle returned to working mostly on film sets rather than television and it started his most successful years as an actor.
In 1998 Don won a Golden Globe Award for his performance in the HBO TV film “The Rat Pack”. In the year 2000, Don appeared in the crime drama “Traffic”, for which he won a Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of “Outstanding Performance by a Cast in Motion Picture”. In 2004 he was cast as a lead actor in the historical drama “Hotel Rwanda” and it was a success – Don Cheadle won a Satellite Award for “Best Actor”. Working on these award-winning successful movies hads undoubtedly contributed to Don’s net worth.
Besides acting, Don Cheadle has also worked as a producer. In 2005 he won his first Academy Award (for Best Picture) as a producer of the drama film “Crash”. Having gained a lot of fame and success, Don returned to television in the comedy drama “House of Lies” and was a part of it between 2012 and 2014. While he didn’t play a leading role in any of the Marvel movies, being a part of “Iron Man” and “Avengers” franchises has definitely helped in raising his net worth.
In his personal life, Don Cheadle has been living with his partner Bridgit Coulter for many years, and they are raising two children together. In 2007, both Cheadle and George Clooney received a Summit Peace Award for their involvement in stopping the genocide in Darfur. He is also concerned with the climate change problem – he was a part of the documentary “Years of Living Life Dangerously”, and has also been known to work with the United Nations discussing these issues.
Don Cheadle information
Don Cheadle information
|Birth date:||November 29, 1964|
|Birth place:||Kansas City, Missouri, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.734 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Film Producer, Television producer, Author, Voice Actor, Film director, Screenwriter|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Partner:||Bridgid Coulter (1992–)|
|Children:||Imani Cheadle, Ayana Tai Cheadle|
|Parents:||Bettye Cheadle, Donald Frank Cheadle, Sr.|