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Bruce Willis Net Worth: How Much Does Bruce Willis Charge Per Movie?

Actor Walter Bruce Willis is from the United States. In the 1970s, he started his career on an off-Broadway stage. He rose to stardom in a starring role on the comedy-drama series Moonlighting (1985–1989), and he went on to appear in more than a hundred movies. His portrayal of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise (1988–2013) and other roles helped him establish himself as an action hero.

Willis made his music debut in 1987 with The Return of Bruno. He then followed it up with two more albums in 1989 and 2001. In 2015, he made his Broadway debut in the production of Misery. Throughout his career, Willis has won numerous honors, including a Golden Globe, two Primetime Emmys, and two People’s Choice Awards.

Bruce Willis Quick Info

Net Worth: $250 Million
Profession: Actor, Producer
Age: 68
Country: United States of America
Born: 19 March 1955
Salary: $50 Million (Annual)

Bruce Willis  Early Life

On March 19, 1955, Bruce Willis was born in Idar-Oberstein, Germany. Florence, David, and Robert are his three younger siblings (deceased). Although Bruce was barely two years old when the family returned to New Jersey, Willis was born in Germany to an American soldier. Due to his speech impairment in high school, Bruce experienced bullying from many of his peers. He started acting on stage and soon stopped stuttering.

Bruce Willis Career

In an audition for the part of David Addison Jr. on Moonlighting in 1985, Bruce was selected. Bruce used his prior expertise as a private investigator across five seasons between 1985 and 1989, opposite Cybill Shepherd. The program made Willis a global celebrity and won him a Golden Globe and an Emmy for Outstanding Lead in a Drama Series.

He was so well-liked that Seagram engaged him to appear in several commercials promoting their Golden Wine Cooler. For the campaign, Willis received $7 million over a two-year period. That is equivalent to almost $17 million in today’s dollars after inflation. When Willis stopped drinking alcohol in 1988, Seagrams released him from his contract.

Bruce Willis Net Worth

Bruce contributed his voice acting talents to Look Who’s Talking in 1989. He earned $10 million for his efforts. The sequel brought in an additional $10 million for him. Bruce accepted an extremely low salary of $800,000 in 1994 to star in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction.

The part gave Bruce’s career new vigor and put him back on course to become a solid A-list movie star. He received favorable reviews from critics for his work in the 1995 film 12 Monkeys and positive feedback from viewers for The Fifth Element. Sin City, Red, Moonrise Kingdom, The Expendables 2, Looper, Unbreakable, Split, and Glass are some other movies.

How Much Money Did Bruce Willis Earn From the Movie Die Hard?

When Willis reached the A-List, he started getting movie roles. He made his acting debut as John McClane in Die Hard in 1988. The part strengthened his stardom, which is now recognized in both movies and television.

 

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For the first Die Hard, he made $5 million, for the second, $7.5 million, for the third, $15 million, and for the fourth, $25 million. Bruce has made at least $52 million from the Die Hard franchise overall, not including inflation. It’s closer to $70-80 million after accounting for inflation.

What is Bruce Willis’s Net Worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, An American actor, producer, and “musician,” Bruce Willis has a $250 million fortune. Bruce has routinely ranked among Hollywood’s highest-paid leading males throughout his career.

He has made hundreds of millions of dollars in film salaries alone from the late 1980s to the present. Thanks to a sizable percentage of the movie’s revenue, he made a total of $114 million from 1999‘s The Sixth Sense. His first compensation was $14 million.

How Much Money Did Bruce Willis Invest in Real Estate?

A 7,000-square-foot penthouse in the San Remo building near Central Park cost Bruce and Demi Moore $7 million in 1990. Soon later, they bought a second, two-bedroom apartment in the same complex. In their divorce, Demi obtained this apartment. She listed it for a mind-boggling $75 million in 2015. In 2017, she flogged the house for $45 million.

He put a vast villa in Turks & Caicos up for sale in March 2019 for $33 million. The 13.500 square-foot private complex on the 7.4-acre property has four pools, a yoga studio, guest houses, a children’s play area, and beach volleyball courts. Here is a video tour of this amazing home.

How Much Does Bruce Willis Charge Per Movie?

The Sixth Sense has by far been Bruce’s most lucrative project. He accepted a $14 million upfront salary plus a sizable portion of the movie’s total earnings for the role. He ultimately received about $100 million from the film. Since the late 1980s, he has demanded salary in the eight figures.

He received $5 million for a movie in 1988, which is equivalent to roughly $10 million now. He made $10 million for “Look Who’s Talking” a year later, which is equivalent to $20 million today. One year later, for the follow-up, he made an additional $10 million. For “The Last Boy Scout” in 1991, “Die Hard: With a Vengeance” in 1995, “Last Man Standing” in 1996, and “Armageddon” in 1998, he received $14 million, $15 million, $16.5 million, and $14.8 million, respectively.

Personal Life of Bruce Willis

Demi Moore was Bruce Willis’s first girlfriend. He asked her to marry him. They got married after a while. They raised Scott, Rumer, and Talullah, who are the names of their three children. They broke up in 1998, and he got a divorce. Moore and Kutcher, who she eventually married, have stayed close friends with Willis.

Bruce Willis Net Worth

Willis married model Emma Heming in Turks and Caicos in 2009, but the ceremony wasn’t legal, so the couple got married again in a civil ceremony. Mabel and Evelyn are their two kids. Before they broke up in 2004, Willis and Brooke Burns were engaged for ten months.

In Paradise City, Bruce Willis Returns to Hollywood to Face Off Against John Travolta

The official plot summary says that Bruce Willis plays a bounty hunter, and John Travolta plays a ruthless power broker. Together, they go on a bloody rampage in Maui. The trailer shows that the movie is full of jokes and crazy stunts.

Bruce Willis and John Travolta are briefly seen talking to each other in a pub. Travolta asks Willis, “Are you dangerous?” as they take each other’s temperatures. Willis says that he is not one of his “friends.” The actor from Face/Off says, “Well, that’s too bad because I already have enough friends.”

The script for Paradise City was changed over and over again because they had trouble finding a good place to shoot. Even though there were problems, filming started on May 17, 2021, and ended three weeks later.

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