The American actor, producer and singer Walter Bruce Willis has been active since the 80s and has shown his presence in over 70 films and television screens through comedy. His persona and success in Die Hard film as John McClane have a lot contributed to his career and has built an impressive net worth of USD 200 million as of 2019. Being the most prominent action star in the Hollywood industry, Bruce Wills has two Primetime Emmy Awards, Golden Globe, and two People’s Choice Awards under his hat. Music lovers also have a special appreciation for Bruce Wills as he has released two solo albums in 1981 and 2001.
Bruce Willis net worth could be higher if he doesn’t have to pay a whopping USD 90 million for divorce settlement from Demi Moore whom he was married to for 13 years. In 2009, he subsequently married model Emma Heming.
Bruce Willis Net Worth in 2019
|Net worth||USD 200 million (2019)|
|Born||March 19, 1955|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Occupation||Actor, a Film producer with Cheyenne Enterprises, Singer|
|Height||6 feet 0 inches (183 cm/ 1.8 m)|
|Weight||93 kg (205 lbs)|
Bruce Willis’s Properties
Bruce Willis lavish lifestyle in Bedford, New York property which is spread over 22.6 acres is of worth USD 8.695 million having high-class kitchen appliances, custom cabinets and terrazzo floors. But reportedly, the property is now listed for USD 12.95 million. The apartment in Central Park West was sold for USD 17 million.
The property in Beverly Hills worth USD 9 million is now listed for USD 22 million that is 144% increase. Actor’s spacious Spanish-style hacienda has a stunning inner courtyard with a fountain, formal library, multiple fireplaces and large living spaces.
Recently, the comedy actor has purchased another property in Beverly Hills of worth $4.6 million which has a swimming pool, a guesthouse, nine bathrooms, seven bedrooms and a tennis court.
Bruce Willis’s island mansion located in Turks and Caicos is now listed for USD 33 Million that features a five-bedroom mansion, two smaller guest villas and has access to a private beach. If the house is sold for its asking price, then it will break the record of most expensive house sold on the island.
Bruce Willis car collections include Bentley Continental GT Speed Le Mans Edition of worth USD 104,990. He has Land Rover Range Rover, Lincoln Limousine, Pontiac Firebird 400 and Dodge Charger under his name. He has car model Shelby GT500 of worth USD 132,000.
What Contributed To Bruce Willis Net Worth?
The most bankable star of Hollywood has been starred in dozens of movies, expanding his popularity and winning fans among newer generations also. Most of his films had a successful box office collections that have helped in increasing his bank balance.
His Contribution In Die Hard Franchise
- The film Die Hard (1988) was an unexpected turn for him playing the role of John McClane that gave him the attention to action hero status. He performed most of his own stunning stunts in the film which grossed USD 138 million worldwide.
- The other two instalments Die Hard 2 (1990) and Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995) along with the first instalment in Die Hard series grossed over USD 700 million internationally.
- The other instalments “Live Free or Die Hard” released in 2007 and “A Good Day to Die Hard” released in 2013 has a box office collection of USD 134 million and USD 67 million respectively.
Earnings From Die Hard Franchise
|Year||Die Hard Films||Earnings Contributed To Net Worth|
|2007||Live Free or Die Hard||USD 25 million|
|1995||Die Hard: With a Vengeance||USD 15 million|
|1989||Die Hard 2||USD 7.5 million|
|1988||Die Hard||USD 5 million|
Apart from the Die Hard Franchise,
- The action actor alone earned around USD 14 million for his work on The Sixth Sense.
- Unbreakable and The Kid released in 2000 has contributed USD 20 million to Bruce Willis net worth.
- Willis earned USD 22.5 million from Hart’s War released in 2002.
Other Popular Films Featuring Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis films have regularly crossed the USD 100 million mark thus making him eighth highest-grossing actor in a leading role in 2010.
|Year||Bruce Willis’s Popular Films||Box Office Collections|
|2019||Glass||USD 111 million|
|2013||G.I Joe: Retaliation||USD 122 million|
|2006||Over The Hedge||USD 155 million|
|1999||The Sixth Sense||USD 293 million|
|1998||Armageddon||USD 201 million|
|1994||Pulp Function||USD 107 million|
|1987||Blind Date||USD 39 million|
Bruce Willis has also shown interest in investing business activities which have contributed to some extent to his current net worth as well. He is a co-founder of Planet Bollywood with actors Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1991. He has also several small businesses under his name in Hailey, Idaho, including The Liberty Theater and The Mint Bar.
Bruce Willis: Philanthropist
Bruce Willis is a passionate philanthropist who worked with charities like Children’s Hospice & Palliative Care Coalition, Boot Campaign, Hope North, Exploring The Arts, Screen Actors Guild Foundation, Special Olympics, and Jazz Foundation of America. He also has a foundation under his name “Bruce Willis Foundation”.
In 2012, Bruce Willis offers to give 1,150-acre ski resort he owns in Idaho to a local non-profit organization.
Walter Bruce Willis was born in the town of Idar-Oberstein, West Germany on March 19, 1955. David Willis, his father was an American soldier and Marlene, his mother worked in a bank. He did his schooling from his hometown in Penns Grove High School where his schoolmates nicknamed him “Buck-Buck”. Talking about his early life, Bruce Willis once said that he has come from a “long line of blue-collar people”.
He suffered from a speech impediment which was then reduced when he joined the drama club in high school.
Bruce Willis breakthrough came when he headed to California and gave competition to 3000 actors for the position in the television series Moonlighting (1985–1989). The five seasons helped him to establish as a successful comedic actor with Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in comedy and Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series under his hat.
Blake Edwards film Blind Date was Bruce Willis first lead role in a feature film in 1987. And then he got the opportunity to work in Die Hard films where his career took another turn.
Willis won an Emmy for his work on Friends for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in the year 2000. He played the role of a Paul Stevens, father of Elizabeth. In 2010, Willis has shown his presence in the music video for the song “Stylo” by Gorillaz and has appeared in many guest shows including Saturday Night Live with Katy Perry in 2013.