How much is Nicolas Cage worth:
- Full Name: Nicolas Kim Coppola
- Net Worth: $25 Million
- Occupation: Actor/Producer
- Marital Status: Married
- Ethnicity: American
Nicolas Cage Net Worth – The Amount Might Be Less Than Other Popular Actors But The Range Of Success Is Not Less
The great American actor Nicolas Cage was born in 1964 in Long Beach, California to August Floyd Coppola, a professor of literature and Joy, a dancer and choreographer. All his family members were somehow related to television and film industry. His paternal grandfather Carmine Coppola was a composer and Grandmother Italia Pennino was an actress. He went to Beverly Hills High School and was interested in acting since young age only. This is the reason he attended UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television at an early age. Nicolas was mainly inspired in acting seeing the acting of James Dean in ‘Rebel Without a Cause’ and ‘East of Eden’. Both the movies inspired him a lot and he has said that he wanted to be James Dean and this is the reason he started acting and has been able to make the Nicolas Cage Net worth such massive.
Nicolas Cage Career
Nicolas is nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola through his father and to hide this appearance of nepotism he changed the last name to Cage from Coppola in the starting of his career. ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ is Nicolas Cage’s debut movie where he played a minor role in 1982. This was just the beginning and then he started acting steadily. “Valley Girl”, “Honeymoon in Vegas”, “Face/Off”, “Con Air”, “Gone in Sixty Seconds”, “The Rock”, Raising Arizona”, “Peggy Sue Got Married” and “The Family Man” are some of the great movies done by him. ‘The Rock’ is an action film that is directed by Michael Bay was released in 1996.
He was nominated twice for the Academy awards, once for his excellent acting in ‘Leaving Las Vegas’. This movie helped him to bag the awards and he was again nominated for ‘Adaptation’ where he was seen as the real life screen writer Charlie Kaufman. Nicolas Cage acted with Maryl Streep in ‘Adaptation’ in 2002. Ghost rider is one of his most criticized movies which earn $45 million on the opening weekend only. This movie earned total $208 million worldwide. So a big part of Nicolas Cage Net worth was made by this movie.
Christina Fulton is the first Nicolas Cage girlfriend whom he met in 1988. Nicolas got married thrice. First he married the actress Patricia Arquette in 1995 and it lasted for 6 years. Later he was married to singer and songwriter Lisa Marie Presley in 2002 but just after 3 months of marriage they filed for divorce and the divorce was finalized in 2004. The same year he married a former waitress Alice Kim and they are still together. Nicolas has a son also and he is great fan of superman so he named his son as Kal-EI which is the superman’s birth name.
Though, Nicolas is seen to have several tattoos in movies but he has real two tattoos. One Nicolas Cage tattoo is the flaming skull that he got inked on left arm and he got this tattoo inspired by the movie Ghost rider.
He is not only an actor rather a director also and Sonny and shadow of the Vampire are directed by him. This is for sure that this talented actor is going to make the Nicolas Cage net worth much more in the immediate future.