Charlie Sheen‘s net worth has been accumulated over decades of acting. As one of the most successful American actors of his generation, Sheen has over 70 film acting credits to his name. The son of actor Martin Sheen, Charlie was born Carlos Irwin Estevez on September 3, 1965 in New York City.
Sheen’s big break came in 1984 with the release of Red Dawn, which was the first movie ever to be released with a PG-13 rating. He followed that up with a leading roles in the award-winning films, Platoon and Wall Street, perhaps the biggest hits of his career. So what does decades of success and massive hits make Charlie Sheen’s net worth?
Charlie Sheen Net Worth as of 2019: $121 Million
But how did Charlie Sheen go from Hollywood A-Lister to a walking, #winning viral video? And how did it affect his net worth? Let’s take a look…
1984 – 1986
Sheen’s film career began in 1984 with a role in the Cold War teen drama Red Dawn with Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, and Jennifer Grey. He would then appear in 11 films from 1984 to 1986, including a cameo in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and a starring role in one of the biggest hits of his career, Platoon.
His first daughter, Cassandra Jade Estevez, was born on December 12, 1984, to his former high school girlfriend, Paula Profit.
1987 – 1990
Sheen’s run of acclaimed films continued in the late 1980’s, seeing the releases of hits such as Wall Street, Young Guns, Major League, and The Rookie.
In January 1990, Sheen accidentally shot his fiancée, Kelly Preston, in the arm.
1991 – 1995
Sheen’s success continued into the 1990’s, with hits such as Hot Shots!, Hot Shots Part Deux, The Three Musketeers, and Major League II.
1996 – 2000
The late 1990’s saw Sheen’s leading star power light begin to fade. Other than Money Talks and Being John Malkovich, Sheen’s filmography took a hit in the late 90’s, ultimately sending him to do television.
On May 20, 1998, Sheen suffered a stroke after overdosing while using cocaine and was hospitalized. Sheen was found in his seaside home by a friend, after which paramedics had to give emergency life-saving treatment and rushed him to Las Robles hospital. He was described as being in a “serious condition” after his stomach was pumped.
On August 11, 1998, Sheen, already on probation in California for a previous drug offense, had his probation extended for an extra year and entered a rehab clinic.
In 2000, he took over for Michael J. Fox as the lead role in the FOX sitcom Spin City, earning him a Golden Globe for best actor.
In the year 2000, Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards got married.
2001 – 2003
While Sheen’s film career was slowly dying down, with his biggest hit in this time period being Scary Movie 3, his television career was just picking up. Being cast as Charlie Harper on the CBS sitcom Two And A Half Men, Sheen would play the lead role for 8 seasons.
He would eventually become the highest paid actor on television, earning $1.8 million per episode.
2003 – 2010
While starring in Two and A Half Men, Sheen only had small parts and cameos in feature films, such as Scary Movie 4 and Due Date.
In March 2005, Denise Richards, Sheen’s second wife, files for divorce while pregnant with the couple’s second daughter. She says Sheen had been abusing drugs and alcohol.
On December 25, 2009, Sheen was arrested for assaulting his wife, Brooke Mueller in Aspen, Colorado. Sheen was charged with felony menacing, as well as third-degree assault and criminal mischief.
Sheen earned $20 million in 2008, and $21 million in 2009.
On August 2, 2010, Sheen pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault as part of a plea bargain that included dismissal of the other charges against him. Sheen was sentenced to 30 days in a drug rehab center, 30 days of probation, and 36 hours of anger management.
On October 26, 2010, the police removed Sheen from his suite at the Plaza Hotel after he reportedly caused $7,000 in damage. According to the NYPD, Sheen admitted to drinking and using cocaine the night of the incident.
Sheen earned $30 million in 2010.
Production of Two and a Half Men went on hiatus in January 2011 while Sheen underwent a substance rehabilitation program in his home, his third attempt at rehab in 12 months. The following month, however, CBS canceled the season’s four remaining episodes after Sheen publicly made derogatory comments about the series’ creator, Chuck Lorre,and Warner Bros. banned Sheen from entering its production lot. Sheen, already the highest-paid actor on television, responded by publicly demanding a 50 percent raise, claiming that in comparison to the amount that the series was making, he was “underpaid.”
Sheen was dismissed from Two and a Half Men on March 7, 2011, where he was replaced by Ashton Kutcher. In the aftermath of his dismissal, Sheen remained vocally critical of Chuck Lorre, and filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against Lorre and Warner Bros., which was settled the following September 26.
On January 10, 2011, Sheen is spotted in Las Vegas on a weekend “bender” with three women, including a porn star and 23-year-old former nanny Bree Olson.
In February 2011, Sheen gave his famous ‘Tiger Blood’ quote, saying in a Today interview that he does not need rehab because the Alcoholics Anonymous manual was “written for normal people, people that aren’t special, people that don’t have tiger blood, you know, Adonis DNA.
In March 2011, Sheen sued Two and a Half Men producer Chuck Lorre and Warner Bros. Studios for $100 million after being fired from the show. He claims that he was harassed by Lorre, whom he calls a “clown” and a “turd”.
Despite his personal struggles, Sheen earned $40 million in 2011.
2012 – 2014
In 2012, Sheen returned to television in Anger Management, the spin-off of the movie of the same name. The show’s final episode aired in December 2014.
On July 16, 2012, Sheen announced that he would donate at least $1 million to the USO, the largest single donation ever given to the troop morale-boosting organization.
According to Forbes, Sheen was Hollywood’s 67th highest earning actor in 2013.
October, 2014 Sheen is sued for assault and battery by a Los Angeles dental technician who says Sheen punched her in the chest during an office visit.
2015 – 2017
In June, 2015 Sheen blasts ex-wife Richards with a tweet calling the mother of his two daughters “a heretic washed up piglet” and “shame pile.” He also calls ex-wife Mueller, with whom he has two sons, “a sexy rock star that I adore.”
On November 17, 2015, Sheen announced that he was HIV positive, having been diagnosed roughly four years earlier. He said in an interview that he had spent up to $10 million trying to keep people from leaking the news of his diagnosis.
HIV-Positive actor spent around $10 Million for the cover up.
Despite his outlandish behavior and outspoken personality, Sheen has been one of the most successful and well-liked actors of the last three decades. Although his HIV diagnosis is sure to change the course of his career, and net worth, look for Charlie Sheen to bounce back, just like he always does.
With the downfall of his career Charlie Sheen, once the highest paid actor who used to bag 1.25 million for 1 episode is now left with a net worth of 120 million dollars in the year 2018.
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