What is Ving Rhames Net Worth?

Ving Rhames Net Worth is US$ 25 Million as of 2022.

Net WorthUS$ 25 Million
Born:May 12, 1959 (63 Years)
Full Name:Irving Rameses Rhames
Gender:Male
Height:6′
Horoscope:Taurus
Country of Origin:Harlem, New York, The US
Source of Wealth:Actor, Voice Actor
Marital Status:Married
Spouse (s):Deborah Reed (m. 2000), Valerie Scott (m. 1994–1999)
DaughterReign Beau Rhames (Daughter), Freedom Rhames (Son)
Famous For:Luther Stickell in the “Mission: Impossible” film series and gang kingpin Marsellus Wallace in “Pulp Fiction.”

Biography

Ving Rhames is a famous American actor and producer. At a young age, he found interest in acting. Ving did movies, plays, and television shows. He has thirty years of career in the film industry. Ving did notable work in Hollywood and became famous as a celebrity with his rough and challenging roles. In his acting career, he gave hit movies with real-life crime-based stories. Ving Rhames did excellent work in theaters. He won the Golden Globe Award and The National Association of Theatre Owners award. As a voice artist also, he gave his voice to animated movies like “Lilo & Stitch,” “Leroy & Stitch,” and “Stitch! The Movie.”

Timeline

1998

He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film award for the movie “Don King: Only in America.”

2001

He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture at the Image Awards – For “Mission Impossible 2.”

2001

He won “Special Mention” at Locarno International Film Festival.

2006

He was nominated as Best Actor Television for Black Reel Awards – “Kojak” series

2015

He was nominated for ‘Black Reel and Image Award’ for Best Actor in Television

Early Life

Ving Rhames was born in 1959 in Harlem, New York. He completed school at the High School of Performing Arts. In school, he got fascinated with acting. After completing high school, he practiced acting at SUNY Purchase, where he met Stanley Tucci. Stanley Tucci addressed him as “Ving.” Ving Rhames moved to Juilliard School. He pursued a degree of “Bachelor of Fine Arts.” Later he started acting in the Park Production for Shakespeare’s plays.

Career

Ving Rhames is an American actor, producer, and voice artist. Initially, Ving Rhame worked on a small screen. His first small screen was “Go Tell It on the Mountain.” In 1984 he did a drama named “The Winter Boys.” Then he started acting in TV shows and gave notable acting in daytime serials  like “Miami Vice,” “Another World,” and “Guiding Light.” In 1986 he appeared in the big-screen movie “Native Son” as ‘Jack.’ After some time, he starred in the “Brian de Palma Vietnam War saga Casualties of War.” Ving Rhames performed in “The Saint of Fort Washington” with Matt Dillon.

Next year he gets offered his famous role ‘Marselllus Wallace’ for “Pulp Fiction.” His hit movie was “The Quentin Tarantino.” In “Mission: Impossible” movie, he plays the character of Luther Stickell, who was a hacker. In this movie, he worked with Tom Cruise. He appeared as a wisecracking bodyguard in the “Striptease” film. In 1997, he did a character of Nathan ‘Diamond Dog’ Jones in “Con Air.” He did the character in “Don King: Only in America.” In 1999 he starred in “Bringing Out the Dead and Entrapment” movies. He performed in “American Tragedy” as Johnnie Cochran. He worked in “Dawn of the Dead” in 2004.

In 2005 he was in a lead role in the “Kojak” series, which was launched on ITV4 in America. He is an impressive star and starred in “Mission Impossible” continued to the third part. Ving Rhames did comedy acting in “I Now Pronounce you Chuck and Larry” as a homosexual firefighter. Again he did the comedy movie “The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard.” He worked in a horror movie in “Piranha 3D.” He was produced for a Cameo role in “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol.” In 2015 he starred in the “Mission Impossible” series fifth installment.

The same year he appeared in a series promoting “Arby’s and The ADT Corporation.” His major role includes the Don King on the small screen “Don King: Only in America.” This movie had great success; for three seasons, he did the “ER” series in Peter Benton’s role. He appeared in “Saving God,” in which he played the role of the ex-con. He worked in a biographical movie named “Phantom Punch” based on Sonny Liston’s life.

Highlights

Here are some of the best highlights of Ving Rhames’ career

  • Pulp Fiction (1994)
  • Don King: Only in America (1997)
  • Mission: Impossible (1996)
  • Dawn of the Dead (2004)

Favorite Quotes from Ving Rhames

Favourite Quote 1 from Ving Rhames

 “I was more interested in playing sports than acting. I didn’t take acting too seriously until the end of my junior year.”

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Favourite Quote 2 from Ving Rhames

“Since God is the foundation of my life, anything that streams from that can only be positive.”

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Favourite Quote 3 from Ving Rhames

“The only difference between working on a huge-budget film and a lesser-budget film, is the quality of lunch and dinner.”

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Favourite Quote 4 from Ving Rhames

“I’ve always been taught to just play the truth of the situation. If comedy comes out of that, or drama, whatever comes out of it, at least I’m playing the truth of the moment-to-moment reality.”

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Key Life Lessons from Ving Rhames

1. Honest toward work

Honesty builds and encourages trust and confidence among people.

2. Passionate about work

 Being passionate about what you do gives you long-term success and work satisfaction.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which are the role models of Ving Rhames?

Ving believes a doctor and a teacher could be role models rather than actors or actresses. He is a spiritualistic man that believes in God’s action. He says that he is not a perfect human being.

For which movie did he put on his weight?

Ving Rhames put on 30 Pounds for a bouncer character for the “Striptease.” He said he got a trainer, and they flew him to London, where he was shooting “Mission: Impossible.” He was on a high-protein diet and worked very hard with heavy lifting.

Summary

Ving Rhames is an American actor, producer, and voice artist. He has thirty years of career in the film industry. As a voice artist, he gave his voice to animated movies like “Lilo & Stitch.” Ving Rhames first appeared on TV in 1984 with “Go Tell It on the Mountain.” His hit movie was “The Quentin Tarantino.” He is renowned for his role as Marsellus Wallace in “Pulp Fiction.” His significant role includes the Don King on the small screen ‘Don King: Only in America.”Ving Rhames Net Worth is US$ 25 million as of 2022.