Albert Brooks is an American actor, comedian, and director. He is best known for his role in the movie Drive, which was a huge success. He has also starred in movies like Taxi Driver, Private Benjamin, and My First Mister. As of 2021, Albert Brooks' net worth is estimated to be around $30 million.
|Full Name||Albert Lawrence Einstein|
|Birth Date||July 22, 1947|
|Birth Place||Beverly Hills, California|
|Profession||Actor, Comedian, and Director|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
Albert Brooks’s entire family was in show business. His mother was a singer and actress and his father was a radio comedian. As a result, he got to know the world of entertainment and also had the opportunity to meet people behind the scenes at the shows that his parents attended.
Brooks attended Beverly Hill High School and then Carnegie Mellon University. However, he made the bold decision to drop out of school a year after graduating, when his acting career was already following in his father’s footsteps.
Net worth and career of Albert Brooks
It was due to his professional acting career that Brooks made the decision to change his stage name to Albert Brooks, which haunted him throughout his career. Brooks gradually gained popularity and appeared on various talk shows in the 1970s. Notable appearances for him include The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.
He also released two comedy albums namely Comedy Minus One which was released in 1973 and a still successful second album called A Star is Bought. After reaping success with these two albums, Brooks began his career as a director, which he believes has become another of his passions.
His first film as a director was called Real Life and was released in 1979. He has also worked on other projects over the years, including Defending Your Life. Brooks also worked as a voice actress as people knew her voice on her comedy shows.
This included being a guest singer on The Simpsons. He also voiced a character named Tiberius in the hit movie The Secret Life of Pets, which grossed over $850 million at the box office.
Among his favorite roles is the role in the film “My First Mister,” released in 2001. Brooks also experimented with writing, publishing a novel called 2030: The True Story of What’s Happening in America, which was released in 2011.
Albert Brooks is married to artist Kimberly Schlein. Together they have two children named Claire and Jacob. Before Brooks finally decided to settle down with Shlein, he was in a relationship with Carrie Fisher and a singer named Linda Ronstadt.
Albert Brooks net worth
As of 2021, Albert Brooks’ net worth is estimated at $30 million. A successful career has helped Brooks amass an impressive net worth over the years. One of the items in which he has invested most of his income is real estate.
One of the first major purchases he made was a $3.7 million mansion in Bel Air in 1992. In 2012, it was reported that he sold one of his properties for $6.3 million. In the same year, he bought a house in Santa Monica for $4.5 million.