Charles Spencer , better known as Charlie Chaplin was born on 16 April 1889 in London. He was one of the true stars in his era and could be the first comic actor. He died on Christmas Day 1977. Some sources noted that Charlie Chaplin net worth was over $50 million. He collected that much of money for 75 years of his career.
Young Charlie spent his time on the streets of London. Thanked to his mother’s support. He had started to perform on stage. he danced and do some comic roles. Then he became quite popular. This made his wealth increased significantly. He was true entertainer.
Don’t you know? Chaplin wasn’t called up for World War 1. But he entertained all the troops at that time on film. Due to his popularity, he had several movies including “The Kid”. It was his first full-length film in 1922 ,“A Woman of Paris”, “The Gold Rush”,“The Circus” (1928), etc. Uniquely, he decided t not speak at all in his performance. He did it just by acting and gestures.
The source of Charlie Chaplin Net Worth
Charlie Chaplin did some entertaining activities in his career. he did dancing, comic acting, and some touring. Of course most of his income came from those. Charlie used to get a payment more or less $150 per week (at that time). Then it increased significantly to $1500. And when he joined the Essanay Film Company in Chicago, he even get more salary. It was $1,250 a week, with an initial bonus $10,000 to $25,000. For his era, he was listed among the highest paid stars.
Besides, he also produced films and composed the musics. It really showed us about how talented he was. “The Gold Rush”, “The Great Dictator”, “City Lights” and “Modern Times”, were some memorable movies of him.
His movies are quite successful. Charlie even received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Lincoln Center Film Society in 1972. It became an annual presentation to filmmakers. It’s “The Chaplin Award”. His name was also on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1972.
Quick biography from Charlie Chaplin
|Name||Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE|
|Date of Birth||April 16,1889|
|Profession||Actor, Comedian, Entertainer,|
|Nationality||England, United Kingdom|
|Net Worth||$50 million|