Sylvester Stallone Net Worth : $400 Million (approx.)
|Net Worth:||$400 Million (approx.)|
|Date of Birth:||Jul 6, 1946 (75 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)|
|Profession:||Screenwriter, Actor, Film director, Television producer, Film Producer, Voice Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Sylvester Stallone’s net worth is around $400 million. Sylvester Stallone movies have generated more than $4 billion in global revenue so far. Sylvester Stallone has written, produced,directed many of his major franchise movies.
Sylvester Stallone Salary:
After writing the screenplay for “Rocky” in just 3 days, Sylvester Stallone found interest in his project at multiple studios. United Artists was the front runner but they wanted it as a starring vehicle for Robert Redford of James Caan.
Sylvester relentlessly pressured the film’s producers Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff to allow him to star in the movie. Sylvester Stallone accepted a cut-rate salary of $23,000 for the film. That’s the same as around $110,000 today. The movie went on to earn $225 million on a budget of $1 million.
In 1982 Sylvester Stallone earned $3.5 million for “First Blood”. He earned $10 million in 1983, the inflation equivalent of $25 million as on today. Sylvester Stallone earned his first Producer credit for “Staying Alive”. Sylvester Stallone earned $4 million and his second Producer credit for 1984’s “Rhinestone”.
Sylvester Stallone earned $12 million and another Producer credit for Rocky IV in 1984. Sylvester Stallone earned another $12 million for “Over the Top”. For Rambo III Sylvester Stallone earned $16 million.
Sylvester Stallone earned $15 or $16 million for each of the following films:
- Lock Up
- Tango & Cash
- Rocky V
- Demolition Man
- Judge Dredd
- The Specialist
- The Expendables I
- The Expendables II
Sylvester Stallone earned $17.5 million for “Daylight”, $20 million for “Driven” and another $20 million for “Eye See You”.
Between the 1970s and 2012 alone, Stallone earned $300 million in base salaries alone. After adjusting for inflation, Sylvester Stallone earnings from this period alone were worth roughly $500 million in today’s dollars.
Sylvester Stallone Business ventures:
Sylvester Stallone formed Balboa Productions, a film production studio, with Braden Aftergood in March 2018. The studio has an extensive production slate, including Creed II, Rambo V, and The Expendables 4.
Sylvester Stallone also has sung on soundtracks for many films. Sylvester Stallone recorded the “Gonna Fly Now” theme for the first Rocky, and “Take Me Back” in Rocky IV.
In addition to these, he did duets with Dolly Parton on their movie “Rhinestone” in 1984. He is also a boxing promoter and his company name is “Tiger Eye Productions”.
Sylvester Stallone House:
In 1999 Sylvester sold a home in Coconut Grove, Florida for $16 million.
For the last few decades, Sylvester Stallone primary residence has been an opulent mansion in the tony gated community at the top of Beverly Hills called Beverly Park.
Sylvester Stallone property spans 3.5 acres and features a 20,000 square-foot home. Nearby neighbors include Eddie Murphy, Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington.
In January 2010, Sylvester Stallone and his wife Jennifer Flavin paid $4.5 million for a vacation retreat in La Quinta, California. Sylvester Stallone attempted to sell this house a number of times starting in 2014. They finally sold this home in May 2020 for $3.1 million.
In December 2020 Sylvester Stallone paid $35.4 million for a 1.5-acre property with 13,000 square-foot mansion in Palm Beach, Florida.
Sylvester Stallone Biography:
|Rеаl Nаmе:||Ѕуlvеѕtеr Еnzіо Ѕtаllоnе|
|Віrth Dаtе:||6 Јulу 1946|
|Віrth Рlасе:||Неll’ѕ Кіtсhеn, Nеw Yоrk, Unіtеd Ѕtаtеѕ|
|Wіfе/Ѕроuѕе (Nаmе):||Јеnnіfеr Flаvіn (m. 1997), Вrіgіttе Nіеlѕеn (m. 1985–1987), Ѕаѕhа Сzасk (m. 1974–1985)|
|Сhіldrеn:||Yеѕ (Ѕаgе Ѕtаllоnе, Ѕіѕtіnе Ѕtаllоnе, Ѕеаrgеоh Ѕtаllоnе, Ѕсаrlеt Rоѕе Ѕtаllоnе, Ѕорhіа Rоѕе Ѕtаllоnе)|
|Рrоfеѕѕіоn:||Асtоr, Dіrесtоr, Ѕсrееnwrіtеr, аnd Рrоduсеr|
|Nеt Wоrth іn 2022:||$450 mіllіоn|
Sylvester Stallone was born on July 6, 1946 as Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. Sylvester Stallone is the elder son of Italian-born Francesco “Frank” Stallone Sr, a hairdresser, and Jackie Stallone, an astrologer and dancer. Sylvester Stallone has a younger brother, Frank Stallone, who is an actor and musician.
Complications during childbirth caused the lower left side of Sylvester Stallone face to be paralyzed, giving him his now-iconic “snarling” look and slightly slurred speech. Sylvester Stallone spent some of his early years in foster care due to his parent’s volatile relationship. His parents later divorced.
Sylvester Stallone studied drama at the American College in Switzerland before moving on to the University of Miami. Sylvester Stallone left school before completing his degree and moved to New York City to pursue acting as a career.
Sylvester Stallone Movies Career
Sylvester Stallone first starring role was in “The Party at Kitty”, a softcore adult film he explains he did out of desperation after being evicted from his apartment. He was paid $200 for two days of work.
His first few early film roles were minor, including an uncredited role in Woody Allen’s film Bananas in 1971.
Sylvester Stallone also had an interest in screenwriting, and in 1975, inspired by a Muhammad Ali versus Chuck Wepner flight he’d seen, he wrote a screenplay about a struggling underdog thug with ambitions to become a professional boxer. Sylvester Stallone reportedly refused to sell the script unless he was the star of the film.
Sylvester Stallone held out until he found Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff, two producers who were willing to let him play the lead role of Rocky Balboa.
In 1976, “Rocky” was released. Stallone gained immediate A-list status and world fame with his starring role. The film was a critical and box office hit, and went on to earn $117 million at the box office and ten Academy Award nominations.
It was up for Best Picture against other now-classic films such as All the President’s Men, Network, and Taxi Driver, but ultimately Rocky clinched the win. It also got awards for Best Directing and Best Film Editing. Rocky II was released in 1979, followed by two more in the eighties, and Sylvester Stallone continued to enjoy box office success.
In 1982, Sylvester Stallone launched another critical and box office smash with his role as John Rambo in the action movie “Rambo: First Blood.” Three sequels were made after the first film.
In preparation for both of his roles as Rocky and Rambo, Sylvester Stallone followed strict training program, two workouts a day, six days a week, and more exercise in the evenings. Sylvester Stallone reduced his body fat percentage to an all-time low of 2.8% for the third Rocky installment.
1987 saw Sylvester Stallone beginning to face a decline in popularity when he starred in “Over the Top”, a box office flop that fared poorly amongst critics. In the 90s, he released Rocky V, which was yet another box office disappointment.
He attempted to make movies in the comedy genre, but was met with critical and commercial disasters in the form of early-nineties movies “Oscar” and “Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot.”
Sylvester Stallone enjoyed a brief career warm up with “Cliffhanger” in 1993, which grossed U.S. $170 million, as well as 1996’s “Daylight”, but by the early 2000s he was acting in a string of box office disappointments and critical letdowns.
Sylvester Stallone took a three-year hiatus, and in 2006 had a comeback with the sixth “Rocky” film. Sylvester Stallone wrote, directed, and starred in critically-acclaimed “Rocky Balboa”, which had a budget of $24 million and made $155.7 million worldwide.
Sylvester Stallone also reprised his role of Rambo in the fourth installment of that series, “Rambo.” In 2010, he wrote, directed, and starred in the successful “The Expendables”, which went straight to No. 1 at the box office upon opening weekend. A sequel was released in 2012 to positive reviews and was at No. 1 slot in the box office.
In 2015, Sylvester Stallone added another chapter of the Rocky series with a spin-off film, Creed. Directed by Ryan Coogler, the film focused on Adonis Creed, played by Michael B. Jordan, the son of Rocky’s rival Apollo Creed.
Sylvester Stallone received widespread acclaim and his third Oscar nomination for Best Support Actor. Creed 2, released in 2018, was also met with positive reviews and a $35.3 million opening weekend. The fifth Rambo movie was released on September 20, 2019, and grossed $91 million worldwide.
Sylvester Stallone childrens:
Sylvester Stallone married Sasha Czack in 1974. They had two sons, Sage Moonblood who died of heart disease at age 36 and Seargeoh. Sylvester and Czack divorced in 1985. Sylvester Stallone was married to Brigitte Nielson from 1985-1997. Sylvester Stallone married Jennifer Flavin in 1997, and the two have three daughters, Sophie, Sistine, and Scarlet.
Sylvester Stallone Interesting Facts:
Sylvester Stallone Gardenzio Stallone, named after his parental grandfather and was nicknamed Sly Stallone.
Sylvester Stallone is famous for his snarling look and slightly slurred speech – a result of complications his mother faced during his birth, as obstetricians had to use two pairs of forceps, which accidentally severed a facial nerve causing paralysis in the lower left side of his face, including parts of his lip, tongue, and chin.
Sylvester Stallone says about his personality that “I’m not handsome in the classical sense. The eyes droop, the mouth is crooked, the teeth aren’t straight, the voice sounds like a Mafioso pallbearer, but somehow it all works.”
His father Frank Stallone Sr was an Italian-American hairdresser, who built a chain of saloons – J Frank’s Hair Stylists.
Sylvester Stallone mother Jackie Stallone is an American astrologer, former dancer, and promoter of women’s wrestling.
Sylvester Stallone had to spend most of his first five years in the care of foster homes, as his parents have constantly been on war and have largely ignored their children.
Sylvester Stallone once said that his interest in acting came from his efforts to get the affection of those strangers who tried to raise him.
Sylvester Stallone moved to stay with his mother and her new husband, when he was 15 and was enrolled in Devereaux High School. He started lifting weights, practicing football, fencing, and discus.
Sylvester received an athletic scholarship for the American College of Switzerland, following his graduation, where he even worked as a girls’ athletic coach, while studying. During his spare time, he starred in “Death of a Salesman” – Arthur Miller’s school production, which inspired him to pursue a career in acting. Later, he studied drama at the University of Miami.
Sylvester Stallone auditioned frequently after moving to New York in 1969, while working a variety of jobs. He even resorted to starring a role in the soft core pornography feature film “The Party at Kitty and Stud’s” (1970), for which he was paid $200.
Sylvester Stallone said that he slept for nearly three weeks in the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City before he saw the casting notice for the film. “It was either do that movie or rob someone, because I was at the end – the very end – of my rope,” Sly said.
The said film was later released as “The Italian Stallion” after he became famous action star through Rocky. The name “The Italian Stallion,” is also from a line in the movie Rocky.
Sylvester Stallone also starred in the erotic off-Broadway stage play “Score” – 23 performances at the Martinique Theatre from October 28 – November 15, 1971. This was later made into a film by Radley Metzger.
He appeared in a movie named “No Place to Hide,” in the 1970, which was re-cut and re-titled as “Rebel” featuring him as the star. This film was later re-edited and redubbed into an award winning parody – “A Man Called… Rainbo,” directed by David Casci and produced by Jeffrey Hilton in the 1990.
Sylvester Stallone other first few film roles were minor including the psychological thriller “Klute” (1971), the comedy “Bananas” (1971), the Jack Lemmon film “The Prisoner of Second Avenue” (1975).
Sylvester Stallone fell in love with the Pennsylvania actress Sasha Czack and married her on December 28, 1974. The couple moved to California to build their careers.
In 1976, Sylvester Stallone gained worldwide fame with his starring role in the smash hit “Rocky” – an American sports drama film – written by Sylvester Stallone and directed by John G. Avildsen.
The film was shot in just 28 days and was a sleeper hit that earned $225 million in global box office receipts. It was the highest grossing film of 1976 and won three Oscars – Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Film Editing.
Sylvester Stallone saw the Muhammad Ali–Chuck Wepner fight on March 24, 1975, and took that as inspiration for the script. It took only 3 days for him to complete the script. Sylvester Stallone tried selling it multiple studios, but finalized after a substantial budget cut, as he refused to sell it unless he paid the lead role.
Ring of Honor
Sylvester Stallone was also inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in 2011 along with Mike Tyson.
Sylvester Stallone has a younger brother Frank Stallone – an American actor, singer/guitarist and songwriter, famous for his song “Far from Over” for the 1983 film Staying Alive.
Man of Bronze
There’s a giant, two-ton, 10-foot tall bronze statue of Rocky in Philadelphia that’s a major hit with tourists.
Bulk up Like Stallone
Sylvester Stallone wanted to make a name for himself outside the acting world. In 2004, he released his own nutrition line called InStone. It had boosters for energy and testosterone and also had food like protein pudding and protein shakes.
Sylvester Stallone is a big supporter of the Republican Party, and even donated $15,000 to Schwarzenegger’s re-election campaign for Governor of California in 2006.