John Wayne Net Worth

Net Worth: $50 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Film, Television
  • Age Deceased at 72 years old on 1979-06-11
  • Birth Place Winterset, Iowa, United States
  • Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)
  • Marital Status Separated (Pilar Pallete)
  • Full Name Marion Mitchell Morrison
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth May 26, 1907
  • Ethnicity Scottish, Irish, English
  • Occupation Actor, Director, Producer
  • Education University of Southern California, Glendale High School
  • Children 7 (Michael, Mary Antonia, Patrick, Melinda, Aissa, John, Marisa)
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About John Wayne

Popular American icon John Wayne has an estimated net worth of $50 million. An epitome of rugged masculinity, this American producer, director and actor ranked #13 in the list of Greatest Male Screen Legends of All Time by the American Film Institute.

Some of his most commercially successful films include The Quiet Man,  The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Wings of Eagles, The Searchers, and  She Wore a Yellow Ribbon. He is also noted for his appearance in The High and the Mighty, The Wings of Eagles, Island in the Sky, Jet Pilots, and Flying Tigers. His appearance on True Grit  in 1969 won Wayne an Oscar Best Actor Award as well as the Golden Globe Award.John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison on May 26, 1907 in Winterset, Iowa, USA. At age 72, Wayne died of stomach cancer on June 11, 1979 in Los Angeles, California. An alumnus of University of Southern California, John Wayne has remarried thrice. First was to Josephine Alicia Saenz, then to Esperanza Baur, and finally, to Pilar Pallete.

Over his five-decade career (1927-1976) in the entertainment industry, John Wayne starred in about 170 films. He was once considered as one of the biggest box office stars in the USA.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of John Wayne's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 1976 N/A
Salary 1976

Salary from the film, The Shootist

$750,000
Earnings 1975 N/A
Salary 1975

Salary from the film, Brannigan

$500,000
Earnings 1970 N/A
Salary 1970

Salary from the film, Rio Lobo

$1,000,000
Earnings 1968 N/A
Salary 1968

Salary from the film, The Green Berets

$1,000,000
Salary 1968

Salary from the film, Hellfighters

$1,000,000
Earnings 1967 N/A
Salary 1967

Salary from the film, The War Wagon

$1,000,000
Earnings 1965 N/A
Salary 1965

Salary from the film, The Greatest Story Ever Told

$250,000
Earnings 1962 N/A
Salary 1962

Salary from the film, The Longest Day

$250,000
Earnings 1961 N/A
Salary 1961

Salary from the film, The Comancheros

$750,000
Earnings 1960 N/A
Salary 1960

Salary from the film, North to Alaska

$750,000
Earnings 1959 N/A
Salary 1959

Salary from The Horse Soldiers

$750,000
Salary 1959

Salary from the film, Rio Bravo

$750,000
Earnings 1958 N/A
Salary 1958

Salary from the film, The Barbarian and the Geisha

$700,000
Earnings 1951 N/A
Salary 1951

Salary from the film, Flying Leathernecks

$300,000
Earnings 1949 N/A
Salary 1949

Salary from the film, Sands of Iwo Jima

$180,000
Earnings 1948 N/A
Salary 1948

Salary from the film, Red River

$75,000
Salary 1948

Salary from the film, Wake of the Red Witch

$75,000
Salary 1948

Salary from the film, Fort Apache

$110,000
Earnings 1946 N/A
Salary 1946

Salary from the film, Without Reservations

$68,000
Earnings 1942 N/A
Salary 1942

Salary from the film, Reap the Wild Wind

$25,000
Earnings 1939 N/A
Salary 1939

Salary from the film, Stagecoach

$3,700
Earnings 1937 N/A
Salary 1937

Salary from the film, California Straight Ahead!

$6,000
Salary 1937

Salary from the film, Adventure's End

$6,000
Salary 1937

Salary from the film, I Cover the War!

$6,000
Salary 1937

Salary from the film, Idol of the Crowds

$6,000
Earnings 1936 N/A
Salary 1936

Salary from the film, Sea Spoilers

$6,000
Earnings 1935 N/A
Salary 1935

Salary from the film, Westward Ho

$6,000
Earnings 1933 N/A
Salary 1933

Salary from the film, Baby Face

$1,500
Salary 1933

Salary from the film, The Telegraph Trail

$1,500
Salary 1933

Salary from the film, The Life of Jimmy Dolan

$1,500
Salary 1933

Salary from the film, Somewhere in Sonora

$1,500
Salary 1933

Salary from the film, The Man from Monterey

$1,500
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Earnings 1932 N/A
Salary 1932

Salary from the film, Ride Him, Cowboy

$1,500
Salary 1932

Salary from the film, The Big Stampede

$1,500
Salary 1932

Salary from the film, Haunted Gold

$1,500
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