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Adam Sandler

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Net worth 2018: $1.7 Million
Earnings: $50.5 Million
Industry: Other
Residence: Brooklyn
Country: United States
BirthDay: 9 September 1966
Sigh: Libra
Height: 1.77 m
Children: 2
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, New York University
BIOGRAPHY

Adam Sandler was bornon 9 September 1966 in Brooklyn, United States. Adam Sandler is #35 in List Highest-Paid Celebrities In The World. The former King of DVD now makes a killing from his Netflix deal, which provided him an estimated $250 million to make four original movies for the streaming service. A 0% Rotten Tomatoes rating for his first offering, "The Ridiculous Six," had no impact on his review-agnostic audience: The film went on to become the most-watched movie on Netflix in its first month. The streaming service has since doubled down, signing Sandler up for another four flicks.

TIMELINE
2017

"He returned to dramatic territory in 2017 with The Meyerowitz Stories, with his performance receiving acclaim from critics

2016

Despite being universally panned by critics, On January 6, 2016, it was announced by Netflix that the film had been viewed more times in 30 days than any other movie in Netflix history

2015

In 2015, Sandler starred in the Western comedy film The Ridiculous 6, distributed by Netflix

2014

In 2014, Netflix announced a four-movie deal with Adam Sandler and Happy Madison Productions

2013

In 2013, he guest starred in the Disney Channel Original Series Jessie as himself

2012

In 2012, he starred in That's My Boy, as a man who fathered a son (Andy Samberg) with his teacher in high school

2011

Sandler also voiced a capuchin monkey in Kevin James' Zookeeper, released on July 8, 2011

2010

Following the release of Funny People, it, along with Punch-Drunk Love were cited in the June 2010 announcement that Sandler was one of 135 people (including 20 actors) invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

2008

Sandler starred along with Keri Russell and English comedian Russell Brand in Adam Shankman's fantasy film Bedtime Stories (2008), as a stressed hotel maintenance worker whose bedtime stories he reads to his niece and nephew begin to come true

2007

In 2007, Sandler made a $1 million donation to the Boys and Girls Club in his hometown, Manchester, New Hampshire

2006

The couple have two daughters: Sadie (born 2006) and Sunny (born 2008)

2003

On June 22, 2003, Sandler married actress Jacqueline Titone

2002

Although his earliest films did not receive critical praise, he started to receive more positive reviews, beginning with Punch-Drunk Love in 2002

2000

Titone had converted to Sandler's religion, Judaism, in 2000

1999

Sandler formed his film production company, Happy Madison Productions, in 1999, first producing fellow SNL alumnus Rob Schneider's film Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

1998

He was initially cast in the bachelor-party-themed comedy/thriller Very Bad Things (1998) but had to back out due to his involvement in The Waterboy (1998), one of his first hits

1996

He followed this film with Bulletproof (1996), and the financially successful comedies Happy Gilmore (1996) and The Wedding Singer (1998)

1995

He starred in Billy Madison (1995) playing a grown man repeating grades 1–12 to earn back his father's respect and the right to inherit his father's multimillion-dollar hotel empire; the film received negative reviews

1994

In 1994, he co-starred in Airheads with Brendan Fraser and Steve Buscemi

1993

In 1993, Adam Sandler appeared in the film Coneheads with Chris Farley, David Spade, Dan Aykroyd, Phil Hartman, and Jane Curtin

1990

Sandler was hired as a writer for SNL in 1990 and became a featured player the following year, making a name for himself by performing amusing original songs on the show, including "The Thanksgiving Song" and "The Chanukah Song"

1989

After his film debut Going Overboard in 1989, Sandler performed in comedy clubs, having first taken the stage at his brother's urging when he was 17

1988

Sandler graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1988

1966

Sandler was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1966, to Judith "Judy" (née Levine), a nursery school teacher, and Stanley Sandler (1935-2003), an electrical engineer

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