Kirk Douglas Net Worth & Salary

Kirk Douglas net worth salary

Wealth Statistics

How wealthy is Kirk Douglas? What is his salary? Find out below:

Kirk Douglas Wealth Statistics
Net Worth$60 Million
Date of BirthDecember 9, 1916 - February 5, 2020 (age 103 years)
Height5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
ProfessionActor, Author, Businessperson, Film director, Film Producer, Soldier
NationalityUnited States of America

Net Worth, Salary, Earnings, and Financial Data

Kirk Douglas net worth: Kirk Douglas was an American actor, producer, author and philanthropist who had a net worth of $60 million at the time of his death. Kirk Douglas was the father of actor/producer Michael Douglas. Kirk’s fortune would have been much higher, but about a decade before his death he chose to give away tens of millions of dollars through The Douglas Foundation. In the last few years of his life alone, Kirk’s foundation gave away $50 million to support various charities like Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. They also gave an estimated $40 million to Harry’s Haven, an Alzheimer’s facility in the LA suburbs. That includes $15 million that he gave Harry’s Haven on his own 99th birthday to establish the Kirk Douglass Care Pavilion.

About Kirk Douglas

Early Life:┬áDouglas was born Issur Danielovitch on December 9, 1916, in Amsterdam, New York. He was the son of Byrna “Bertha” (1884-1958) and Herschel “Harry” Danielovitch (1884-1950). His parents were Jewish immigrants from a part of the Russian Empire that today is Belarus. The family spoke Yiddish at home. His father’s brother immigrated earlier than Kirk’s family and used the surname Demsky, which his parents also adopted. He grew up Izzy Demsky. He legally changed his name to Kirk Douglas before entering the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Quotes by Kirk Douglas

Do you also want a net worth like that of Kirk Douglas? Here are some inspiring Kirk Douglas quotes that might help you boost your net worth:

I didn't start out to be a movie star. I started out to be an actor.

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God bless Dad, he came to every one of my shows. I was bad, and I had horrible stage fright. My dad was so relieved - he'd say, 'You were terrible; this kid is not going to be an actor.' Finally, I did a play and he said, 'Son - you were really good.'

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No matter how bad things are, they can always be worse. So what if my stroke left me with a speech impediment? Moses had one, and he did all right.

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Cancer does give you a new rejuvenation. I know what it's like to be down. I lost a couple of good friends - Larry Hagman and Nick Ashford - who had the same type of cancer that I did, and that makes you think.

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All children are natural actors, and I'm still a kid. If you grow up completely, you can never be an actor.

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