Adam Sandler

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Overview: Biography, Net Worth and Movies of Adam Sandler

Born in Brooklyn in 1966, Adam Sandler‘s comedy career began in stand-up clubs. He honed his craft on Saturday Night Live, his goofy characters and hilarious skits quickly winning over audiences. In 1995, he made his film debut in “Billy Madison,” and his unique blend of silliness and slapstick humor struck a chord.

Following this success, Sandler went on to write, produce, and star in a string of comedy hits, including “Happy Gilmore,” “The Waterboy,” and “Big Daddy“. Sandler’s Happy Madison production company churns out laugh-a-minute movies, often featuring his signature blend of outrageous humor and heartwarming sentiment.

He’s also known for his collaborations with friends like Rob Schneider and David Spade, creating a comedic universe that fans adore. Despite some critical flops, Sandler remains a box office draw, his films grossing over $2 billion worldwide. Beyond comedy, he’s shown dramatic chops in films like “Punch-Drunk Love” and “Uncut Gems,” proving his versatility as an actor.

NameAdam Richard Sandler
BornSeptember 9, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York
Height5′ 10″ (1.78 meters)
Marital StatusMarried to Jackie Sandler (2003-present)
ChildrenSadie Sandler, Sunny Sandler
ParentsJudith (Bowers) Sandler, Stanley Sandler

Adam Sandler’s Net Worth and Earnings

Adam Sandler, the goofy king of comedy, reigns supreme not just in laughs but also in his bank account. Adam Sandler’s net worth sits at a cool $420 million, amassed through decades of side-splitting hits and savvy business ventures.

Adam Sandler’s Earnings from Movies

MovieYearEstimated Earnings
Billy Madison1995$2.3 million
Happy Gilmore1996$8 million
The Waterboy1998$20 million
Big Daddy1999$25 million
The Wedding Singer2001$20 million
Punch-Drunk Love2002$5 million
Anger Management2003$20 million
Spanglish2004$15 million
Click2006$20 million
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry2007$20 million
You Don’t Mess with the Zohan2008$20 million
Bedtime Stories2008$20 million
Grown Ups2010$20 million
Jack and Jill2011$20 million
Hotel Transylvania2012$30 million
Grown Ups 22013$20 million
Men, Women & Children2014$5 million
Blended2014$20 million
Hotel Transylvania 22015$30 million
Pixels2015$20 million
The Ridiculous 62015$31 million

Awards won by Adam Sandler

AwardYearDescription
MTV Movie & TV Award – Best Comedic Performance1996Happy Gilmore
Teen Choice Award – Choice Movie: Comedy1999The Waterboy
Kids’ Choice Award – Favorite Movie Actor2002The Wedding Singer
Teen Choice Award – Choice Summer Movie – Comedy2011Grown Ups
People’s Choice Award – Favorite Comedic Movie Actor2014Blended
Hollywood Critics Association Midseason Awards – Comedy Movie Star of the Year2022Black Adam
Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album2023Sandler’s Uncut Gems (Original Score)