Gene Hackman Net Worth

Gene Hackman Early Life

Early Life: Gene Hackman was born Eugene Allen Hackman on January 30, 1930, in San Bernardino, California. His father, Eugene (a printing press operator for the “Commercial-News”), and mother, Anna, divorced in 1943, and Eugene abandoned Gene and his brother, Richard. After living in several cities, Gene grew up in Danville, Illinois, and he became interested in acting at the age of 10. He attended Storm Lake High School in Iowa but dropped out at 16 to enlist in the Marine Corps (after lying about his age), where he served as a field radio operator for 4 1/2 years. Hackman was discharged in 1951 and moved to New York; he later enrolled at the University of Illinois to study television production and journalism, then relocated to Los Angeles and began taking acting classes at the Pasadena Playhouse Theatre in 1956. He became good friends with classmate Dustin Hoffman, and the two were roommates after Gene moved to NYC in 1957.

Gene Hackman Net Worth

Gene Hackman Net Worth and Salary:  Gene Hackman is an American retired actor and novelist who has a net worth of $80 million. During his nearly 50-year career, Hackman has won more than 30 awards, including two Academy Awards, four Golden Globes, and two BAFTAs. Gene’s performance as Buck Barrow in 1967’s “Bonnie and Clyde” launched his career, and he is best-known for award-winning roles in films such as “The French Connection” (1971), “Unforgiven” (1992), and “The Royal Tenenbaums” (2001). Hackman retired from acting in 2004, but he has continued to write, publishing “Payback at Morning Peak” in 2011 and “Pursuit” in 2013. He has also co-written three historical fiction novels with undersea archaeologist Daniel Lenihan: 1999’s “Wake of the Perdido Star,” 2004’s “Justice for None,” and 2008’s “Escape from Andersonville.”

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Gene Hackman Info
Net Worth$80 Million
SalaryN/A
Date of BirthN/A
GenderMale
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
ProfessionActor, Author, Film Producer, Novelist, Voice Actor
NationalityUnited States of America

Favorite Quotes from Gene Hackman

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You go through stages in your career that you feel very good about yourself. Then you feel awful, like, ‘Why didn’t I choose something else?’ But overall I’m pretty satisfied that I made the right choice when I decided to be an actor.

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I don’t like to talk about myself that much.

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I write in the morning from about eight till noon, and sometimes again a bit in the afternoon. In the morning I start off by going over what I had done the previous day, which my wife has happily typed up for me.

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If you look at yourself as a star, you’ve already lost something in the portrayal of any human being.

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My grandfather had been a newspaper reporter, as was my uncle. They were pretty good writers and so I thought maybe somewhere down the line I would do some writing.

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