Jack Black is an American actor, singer, comedian, writer, producer, and musician. Most people known him primarily for his roles in comedies. Black is known for his roles in Shallow Hal (2001), School of Rock (2003), King Kong (2005), The Holiday (2006), the Kung Fu Panda franchise (2008–2016), Tropic Thunder (2008), and Bernie (2011). He has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. On December 20, 2017, the highly anticipated fantasy/action film, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, will be released in theaters. Check Jack Black as he portrays Professor Shelly Oberon.
Jack Black’s Net Worth 2019: $30 Million
Jack Black has appeared in numerous films. However, did you know that Black was also part of a comedic rock group Tenacious D, which was formed in 1994? He was, indeed, the lead vocalist. As of 2018, Black’s net worth is a whopping $30 million.
In 1982, Black first acted in a television commercial at age 13 for the video game Pitfall!. Black’s adult career began with acting on prime time television. He played roles on shows including Life Goes On, Northern Exposure, Mr. Show, Picket Fences, The Golden Palace, and The X-Files.
In 2000, Black appeared in the movie High Fidelity as a wild employee in John Cusack’s record store, a role he considers his breakout. He soon gained leading roles in films such as Shallow Hal, Nacho Libre, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, Year One, and Gulliver’s Travels. He received particular praise for his starring role in the well-received School of Rock, earning critical acclaim and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor – Musical or Comedy.
He voiced the title role in Kung Fu Panda, which grossed US$20.3 million on its opening day, June 6, 2008, as well as Kung Fu Panda 2 and Kung Fu Panda 3; this is his favorite role. His next film, The Big Year, a competitive birdwatching comedy co-starring Owen Wilson, Steve Martin, and JoBeth Williams, was released in October 2011.
Jack garnered a second Golden Globe Award nomination, this time in the category Best Actor in a Comedy, for his 2011 starring role in Richard Linklater’s black comedy, Bernie.
On December 20, 2017, Jack Black’s role in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle will be released for all to see. Check Jack Black as he portrays Professor Shelly Oberon in this fantasy and action film!
Jack Black stars in the new Netflix film “The Polka King” and is becoming showbiz’s biggest polka persona.
Jack Black has started his own YouTube games channel and already has over 2 million subscribers; the number is still growing.