From his charming demeanor to his superb acting skills, only few movie fanatics do not know Terrence Howard. He had been in the acting industry for so long that he had also released his own debut album – one that peaked at 6th place in the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.Image Credit: Gordon Correll
So what is Terrence Howard net worth in 2018? What are Terrence Howard’s salary/earnings? Read on…
Although Terrence Howard was born as Terrence Dashon Howard, to his adoring fans, he will always be THE Terrence Howard. Born on the 11th of March, 1969 to Tyrone and Anita Howard. He had a rocky childhood but still turned out to be successful – with many major roles in film and an R&B album.
The first time that Terrence Howard would grace the world of entertainment was when he acted out Jackie Jackson in The Jacksons: An American Dream. It was an ABC miniseries that was successful for a while before being drowned by newer shows. He soon made it big with the 1995 film, Mr. Holland’s Opus. Terrence then continued to be cast in several movie and television roles including Sparks, Family Matters, The Best Man, Crash and Hustle and Flow.
Probably Terrence Howard’s most notable acting work had been in two forms. First is the 2004 film, Crash. His character, the director Cameron Thayer, is only a part of the multitudes of happenings in the two days in Los Angeles. Terrence had won several awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Breakthrough Performance as an Actor. Second is the 2005 film, Hustle & Flow. Due to his film, he also won several awards for Best Actor, Outstanding Performance and Best Lead Role.
But that acting wasn’t Terrence Howard’s only forte. His musical talent shone in the 2005 movie, Hustle & Flow. He had played as the main character, DJay, a pimp and a hustler. Terrence had stated that he looks for characters that “teach him about himself” when choosing his film roles. To fit into the character, he performed all the tracks for DJay, including “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp”. Because of this, it won the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 78th Academy Awards.
Terrence Howard’s Marvel debut came in the form of the Iron Man film. Although he was not able to be part of the sequels, his portrayal of Tony Stark’s friend, Colonel James Rhodes, was spot-on. Terrence was also the highest-paid cast member of that Iron Man film. Along with his Marvel debut, Terrence also released his debut album, Shine Through It, in 2008 and made made his Broadway debut as Brick in Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Although he allegedly assaulted and injured Tex Allen, the director’s brother, that has already been cleared.
By 2010, Terrence Howard is part of the new Law & Order: Los Angeles. The new installment is based in Los Angeles and a newer version of the Law & Order franchise. He played as the Deputy District Attorney Joe Dekker. He alternated shows with Alfred Molina, who portrayed Deputy District Attorney Ricardo Morales. Because of the seemingly star-studded cast, all of them did not appear simultaneously in episodes. Instead, they appear in several episodes at a time before losing camera time to work on their movies.
Skipping to 2015, Terrence Howard stars in the television series, Empire. The series portrayed a hip-hop superstar that discovered his nearing death and ensured the longevity of the “empire” that he had built upon music. It is still running on its fourth season – a television series that is yet to buckle.
Currently, Terrence Howard is wed to his third wife, Mira Park. They have two sons and are allegedly, living happily.
Terrence Howard has clearly demonstrated his versatility through his 25 year career, which includes appearances in about 50 films, over 15 TV shows and 3 music videos. He has earned a sizable amount of wealth over the years.
In all, we estimate Terrence Howard net worth in 2018 at $5 million.