Sean Penn is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, and director. His acting career took off in 1974 when he was featured in an episode from the series Little House on the Prairie.
Sean made his film debut in 1981 when he was featured in Taps. From then on, jobs just kept coming. Some of the more successful films Penn has worked in are Fat Times at Ridgemont High, At Close Range, the State of Grace, and Carlito’s Way.
Penn made his directing debut in 1991 with the film Indian Runner. Sean has been nominated for several awards for his acting performances and won several of them too. Besides working in the entertainment industry, Sean also has a passion for political and social activism.
Check out Sean Penn’s net worth and lifestyle details in our writeup below.
Net Worth and Income Sources.
Penn has had a successful acting career which has subsequently earned him a lot of money. Presently, Sean Penn is estimated to have a net worth of about $150 million.
He made his wealth through his earnings from acting, directing, and writing. To illustrate, Sean was paid $150,000 as the cast starring in the 1998 film, Hurlybury. Moreover, he was paid $300,000 for the 1998 movie The Thin Red Line. In 2001, he was paid $5 million as the cast starring in I Am Sam.
Houses, Cars, Properties, and Lifestyle.
Sean Penn has snapped up several expensive things over the years thanks to his massive net worth.
He and his ex-wife, Robin Wright, purchased a Marin County house for $2.1 million in 1996. The couple then sold the house for $8 million in 2010.
Sean then purchased another home in Malibu, California, for a cool $3.8 million in May 2009. He put the property up for sale for $6.55 million in 2015. However, it hasn’t sold to date.
Sean Penn is a car enthusiast and it’s easy to see why. He has collected several classic cars and also owned cool modern ones as well. He has been spotted many times in his matte black Mustang. Moreover, he also owns a volcano-orange McLaren 570S supercar which is worth about $200K.
Sean Penn’s television debut was in December of 1974 when he has a small role in the series House on the Prairie. Afterward, he got many other acting roles in a range of films.
In 1995, he won a Best Actor Award at the Berlin Film Festival for his performance in Dead Man Walking. He was also nominated for an Academy Award for the same film.
Sean would then get two Oscar nominations in 1999 for his work on Sweet and Lowdown, and in 2001 for I Am Sam. Penn won his first Academy Award in 2003 for Mystic River in the category of Best Actor.
In 2008, he won his second Academy Award for Milk. Penn has also directed the films The Indian Runner in 1991, The Crossing Guard in 1995, and The Pledge in 2001.