Danny DeVito is a well known celebrity in both film and TV. He has a net worth that is estimated to be between $70 and $80 million, depending on sources, although some claim an even higher sum that is nine digits large - $145 million, to be exact! DeVito is among the best paid persons in his branch. He owes his success and money due to his prolific activity as an actor, producer and director.
Danny DeVito Net Worth - $80 Million
Birth Name - Daniel Michael DeVito Jr.
Date of birth - November 17, 1944
Zodiac Sign - Scorpio
Birth Place - Neptune Township, New Jersey, U.S.
Nationality - American
Height - 5′ 0″
Profession - Screenwriter, Television producer, Comedian, Film producer, Voice Actor, Film director, Singer, Businessperson, Television Director
Early in his career, he starred in the sitcom Taxi, which ran from 1978 to 1983. He is mostly known, however, for his roles in numerous Hollywood films. One of his first breakthrough roles was in the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest in 1975, where he played a minor supporting character alongside Jack Nicholson.
Danny DeVito was the most prolific during the 80’s and 90’s, when he stared in numerous films (most of them comedic roles) alongside big names like Arnold Schwarzenegger (Twins, Junior), Michael Douglas (Romancing the Stone, Jewel of the Nile), Michael Keaton (Batman Returns), Jack Nicholson (Hoffa) and Russell Crowe (L.A. Confidential).
He has also done voice work for movies like Last Action Hero (released in 1993), Space Jam (released in 1996), Disney’s Hercules (released in 1997) and Dr Seuss’ The Lorax (released in 2012).
In 1984, he made his directorial debut with The Ratings Game. He has also directed Throw Momma From the Train (released in 1987), The War of the Roses (released in 1989), Hoffa (released in 1992), Matilda (released in 1996), Death to Smoochy (released in 2002), Duplex (released in 2003) and Queen B (released in 2005).
War of the Roses was a commercial and critical success. In the production of Matilda, he had three roles (director, producer and supporting actor). His credits as a producer include Pulp Fiction (released in 1994), Get Shorty (released in 1995), Gattaca (released in 1997), Man on the Moon (released in 1999), Erin Brockovich (released in 2000) and Garden State (released in 2004).
He has received an Academy Award nomination (Best Picture) for his work on Erin Brockovich. He has a main role in the sitcom It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (aired on FXX) where he plays fictional character Frank Reynolds. He has also tried his hand at other things besides the movie industry. He used to own a restaurant in Miami Beach, Florida, called DeVito South Beach, but no longer does so.
As you can see, the Danny DeVito net worth is explained by the man’s incredible talent and versatility as an actor, producer and director, as well as his solid business instinct.