Know who Steven Seagal is? And his net worth here in detail.
On April 10th, 1952, Steven Seagal was born in Lansing, Michigan. He lived there with his father until he was five years old. His father is a high school math teacher, and his mother was a medical technician. Steven started studying Shito-Ryu karate and Aikido at an early age, and when he was 17, he went to Japan for the first time. Steven stayed in Japan for 15 years, and he became one of the first Americans ever to run a dojo in Japan.
After spending 15 years in Japan, Steven finally returned to The U.S., and there Steven opened his dojo in New Mexico. Then, he moved to California to open a new dojo in Burbank. Steven started making important Hollywood contacts who supported him in finding jobs as a martial arts co-coordinator for The Challenge and Never Said Never Again. Within a bit of time, he jumped from behind the camera to star in his first major motion picture, 1987's "Above the Law."
The Michigan-native followed that film up with three hit movies in a row. He was now believed to be one of Hollywood's leading action stars. He made his biggest hit in 1992's "Under Siege." That film earned quite a lot compared to other movies worldwide. In 1994 Steven made his directorial debut with "On Deadly Ground." In that film, he also co-starred. The film departed him because it dealt heavily with spiritual and environmental issues.
Steven Seagal's Net Worth
As Steven Frederic Seagal is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, director, martial artist, and musician, he has earned a lot of wealth by his professions. He has made a net worth of around $16 million by working in many fields.
Image: Steven Seagal has a huge net worth of $16 million. Source: Instagram @seagalofficial
He has American, Russian, and Serbian citizenship, by which he can legally start any business in the continent. Steven Seagal made his net worth by being one of the biggest action movie stars of the 1980s to '90s. He is also a master of several Japanese martial arts. Steven is a famous action movie hero, and his films combine spiritual concepts and social/environmental consciousness with high-voltage violence.
Looking at his profession and his involvement in it at an early age, we can conclude that he has made a lot of wealth to live his life happily and full of luxury. He also earns from doing several promotions for other brands, which adds up some income to his bank.
Steven Seagal's Cryptocurrency Trouble
In early 2018, Seagal promoted a cryptocurrency called "Bitcoiin2Gen" through his Instagram. Unfortunately, he failed to reveal that he had been promised $250,000 in cash plus another $750,000 worth of Bitcoiin2Gen for promoting the crypto's IPO.
Image: Steven Seagal had to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for violating the anti-touting provisions. Source: Instagram @seagalofficial
It was a big no for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. After meeting with officials, Steven settled the case by paying approximately $314,000. He paid $157,000 in disgorgement, plus $157,000 in penalties, all without admitting or denying the SEC's allegations.