How Much is Kirk Douglas’s Net Worth? His Salary and Assets

People around the world many have aware of Kirk Douglas’s movie, who is one of the oldest living actors in the film industry. Kirk, 102, has worked in the film industry as an actor, director, and producer for more than six decades. You may also know his son Michael Douglas who walks into his footsteps, becomes actors like him.

But how much money he made from his roles over the years? How did his film career begin? Read on to learn to know more about Kirk Douglas.

Who is Kirk Douglas? Career Info

Born Issur Danielovitch on 9 December 1916, Kirk Douglas is the son of poor Russian-Jewish immigrants. With his parents and six sisters, Kirk moved to Amsterdam, New York. Growing up, Kirk sold snacks to mill workers to earn enough money, so; he could feed some food to his family.

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Actor Kirk Douglas turned 102

Douglas broke into the movies with The Strange Love of Martha Ivers in the year 1946. Then he went on critical acclaim in such films as ‘The Bad and the Beautiful’ and ‘Lust for Life.’ Further, Douglas’s biggest hit movie was the 1960’s ‘Spartacus.’

During his career, Kirk Douglas appeared more than 90 movies. Kirk gained international fame through his leading role as an unscrupulous boxing hero in 1949’s film ‘Champion.’ Also, for his part, he received his first nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.  In 1967, he starred with John Wayne in the western film ‘The War Wagon.’

Image of  Kirk Douglas in his young age

Kirk Douglas in his young age

His other credentials include Young Man with Horn, Detective Story, Trumbo, and so on. Also, he made numerous movies such as I Walk Alone, The devil’s Disciple, Victory of Entebbe, Tough Guys, and more. Further, Douglas produced and starred in films like the Path of Glory and Spartacus.

Not only that, but he also starred in the Broadway play ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,’ a story that he purchased and gave to his son, Michael Douglas.

Kirk Douglas Net Worth

The ’40s actor, Kirk Douglas has earned a name by himself in Hollywood. Once was a poor guy, is now the millionaire. Kirk Douglas’s net worth is approximately $60 million.

He makes his worth performing in many movies. Besides acting, he is a producer and produced many movies to date. He produced and starred in the 1952 film The Bad and the Beautiful. The movie grossed $3,373,000 against a budget of $1,558,000. Also, he was nominated for Oscar  for his dramatic role and earned a  nomination for portraying Vincent Van Gogh in the film ‘Lust for Life.’

In 1955, Kirk Douglas established his own production company, Bryna Productions, and produced many movies.


Aside from his film career, Douglas is a philanthropist. He and his wife have donated and raised funds for many non-profit organizations. Kirk and Anne Douglas have a combined net worth of $80 million. They are planning to give all the amount fr non-profit causes from Children’s Hospital Los Angles, the Anne Douglas Center for Women, a homeless center, and the Motion Picture and Television Fund.

In the early 1990s, the couple raised$2 million to build Harry’s Haven for people who have Alzheimer’s. Additionally, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas donated $20million to the MPTF in 2012.


Furthermore, Kirk Douglas is an author and has published ten novels and memoirs. He authored his autobiography, ‘The Ragman’s Son,’ released in 1988. In 2012, he published another memoir titled ‘I Am Spartacus!” making a Flin, Breaking the Blacklist.’

House & Cars Details

Oscar-winning actor Kirk Douglas is living with his wife, children, and grandchildren in Palm Springs, California, home for more than four decades. The 4,000 square foot house has en suite five-bedroom, eight-bathroom, a fireplace, and a wet bar. Also, there’s an open living/dining room with a beamed ceiling and a large swimming pool.

Image of Kirk Douglas's house in Palm Springs

Kirk Douglas’s house in Palm Springs

Kirk Douglas has driven throughout his career from classic to sports cars.

Awards and Accodoles

In 1957, Kirk Douglas won the Best Actor Award for The Vikings at the San Sebastian Internationa Film Festival.

He earned three nominations for Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor and Guest Actor.

In 1999, Douglas was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Screen Actors Guild Awards and in 1997 at Hollywood Film Festival.

Kirk Douglas Net Worth, Salary and Bio

Name Issur Danielovitch
Other Names Izzy Demsky, Isador Demsk
Date of Birth December 9, 1916
Place Amsterdam, New York
Residence Los Angeles, California,
Age 102
Profession Actor, Producer, Director, Author
Net Worth $60 Million
Spouse Diana Douglas (1943-1951), Anne Buydens
Children 4
Years Active 1946-2008

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