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Steven Seagal Net Worth

Steven Seagal Sources of Income, Salary and More
Net Worth$16,000,000
Full NameSteven Frederic Seagal
A.K.ATake Sensei, Takeshigemichi, The Master of Aikido and Lord Steven 
Date of Birth/AgeApril 10, 1952 (age 67) 
Source of wealthActor, Producer, Screenwriter, Martial Artist
Country of originU.S
State/City of originLansing, Michigan
Last Updated2019

Net Worth

Steven Seagal has a net worth estimated at $16 million, Cinemaholic reveals. Most of Steven Seagal net worth is derived from his role as an actor and film producer.

Seagal is a proud owner of a home in Mandeville Canyon in Los Angeles and Louisiana and a vast ranch in Colorado. The ranch features several amenities, including man-made lakes and barns.

People close to him say Seagal is obsessed with cars and always matches his rides with a fitting persona and style. He made big waves by appearing in several action movies in the 80’s and 90’s.


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A lot of films starring Seagal characterize his body work based on previous affiliations with security entities like Special Forces and CIA. His most successful film was the 1992 release “Under Siege”.

The film commanded $154 million in worldwide sales. He featured in yet another bestselling blockbuster, “Exit Wounds” in 2001.

The movie grossed over $80 million in worldwide sales. In 1994, Seagal co-starred in the movie “On Deadly Ground” that uncharacteristically dwelt on environmental and spiritual issues. His filmography also reveals the following box office success:

• Under Siege II: Dark Territory (released in 1995) grossing $104 million
• Marked for Death (released in 1990) grossed $58 million
• Machete (released in 2010): $44 million

Away from the glamour of the big action picture, a small portion of Seagal’s net worth comes from writing books and shooting low budget movies.

These are mainly direct-to-video movies shot and sold in Asia and Europe. He co-authored a book with Tom Morrissey. The book named “The Way of The Shadow Wolves” made it to Amazon’s bestselling Native American genres.


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How Much Steven Seagal Make a Year

The information on how much Seagal earns annually is scant. However, the UK Daily Mail reports That Seagal has earned about $600 million from all his movies with each movie making about $5 million.

How does Steven Seagal make his money?

Steven Seagal is a multi-talented actor and film producer. Besides acting, the martial arts expert is a reserve deputy sheriff, author and musician. Since the beginning of his acting career in 1987, Seagal seemed poised for great things.


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He has successfully used his skills in Aikido judo and knack for fighting crime to feature in many successful movies and TV shows. At the moment, he is working on the set of reality TV show Stephen Seagal: Lawman that began featuring on A&E Network in 2009. In 2011, he produced and starred in a stimulating TV justice series called True Justice.


When Seagal is on the move be ready to be knocked. Steve Seagal has earned a lot of plaudits from admirers and critics for his uncanny ability to mesmerize viewers whenever he is called to action.

He began his acting career as a humble Aikido Instructor in Japan and went on to become the first foreigner to establish an Aikido Dojo in the country. For over 30 years and counting, Seagal has remained a superhero and a role model to many people in and out of the set.

Early Life

Steven Frederic Seagal is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, martial artist, and musician who holds American, Serbian, and Russian citizenship.

A 7th-dan black belt in aikido, he began his adult life as a martial arts instructor in Japan, becoming the first foreigner to operate an aikido dojo in the country.


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He later moved to Los Angeles, California, where he had the same profession. In 1988, Seagal made his acting debut in Above the Law. By 1991, he had starred in four successful films. In 1992, he played Navy SEAL counter-terrorist expert Casey Ryback in Under Siege.

Personal life

For his towering figure, Seagal’s personality is punctuated by his husky voice and corrugated eyes. He was born of a Jewish father, Samuel Seagal.

His mother, Patricia Seagal has an English, Germany and Ditch heritage. Seagal studied at Buena Park High School in Buena Park, California before joining the Fullerton College from 1970 to 1971.

He moved to Japan with his father during his late teen. Seagal immediately took interest in Aikido and studied under the tutelage of Karry Kiyoshi Ishisaka.


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To magnify his training in Aikido, Seagal decided to pursue his 7th Dan black belt and Shito-ryu karate, which were awarded after impressive performances. Seagal has also tried his hand on business a couple of times.

In 2005, he established an unsuccessful drink line called “Lightning Bolt”. In 2013, Seagal joined ORSIS, a Russian firearms manufacturer.

Most people are unaware of Seagal’s talent as a guitarist. He has two albums to his name. The albums feature renowned singers and songwriters like Tony Rebel and Steve Wonder. Seagal’s sister, Brenda Seagal is a resident of Toronto, Canada.


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Steven Seagal is easily reckoned as one of the best action movie figures of our generation. He started learning about Shito-ryu karate and Aikido at a tender age after visiting Japan at age 17 and stayed on for 15 years.

Using his training in martial arts, he started his own Aikido Dojo in the mid 60’s. When he came back to America, Seagal went on to establish a Dojo in New Mexico and another one in Burbank, California.

Before becoming an established actor in Hollywood, Seagal made contacts with friends working in Hollywood and landed a few martial arts gigs.


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His very first motion picture “Above the Law” was released in 1987. Steven Seagal’s years of training and prowess in martial arts have made him almost invincible.

Many see him as a master marksman with the ability to use the ancient Eastern martial arts training to put down armed and unnamed trouble makers who come to destroy the peace.

At present, Steven Seagal net worth reached $16,000,000.

Being a sheriff in real life gives Steven Seagal the audacity to share some of his combat skills and experiences for the good of the society.

His favorite tools of law enforcement include the teaser, pistol and helicopter.


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Steven Seagal has been in four marriages with three ending in divorce. According to Celebtattler, he married Miyako Fujitani in Japan in 1974 and bore two children, son Kentaro Seagal and a daughter named Ayako Fujitani.

Kentaro is an actor and a model while Ayako is an actress and writer. The marriage lasted 15 year. Seagal returned to the US after the divorce.

In 1984, he briefly married former “Days of Our Lives” actress Adrienne La Russa, but the marriage was annulled because she was still married to Miyako.

Seagal took another stab in marriage when he took the hand of Kelly LeBrock in 1987. The couple have three children, son Dominic and two daughters, Annaliza and Arissa. The marriage ended in a divorce in 1996.

In 2009, Seagal married a dancer, Erdenetuya Batsukh and have one child named Kunzang who was born in 2009. Today, Seagal is a proud father of seven beautiful children.


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Since April 2017, the VOX Magazine reported that Seagal is among the 260 celebrities, CEO’s and politicians that have been the subject of misconduct allegations, including sexual harassment and assault.

Most of the cases involving Steven Seagal have either ended in expensive lawsuits or out court settlement.

One of the most famous was a sexual harassment accusation by an employee at Warner Brothers back in 1991. The much publicized case was settled out of court.

Other cases involving sexual harassment were filed against the action figure in 2010 and 2017.

In 2010, Seagal’s personal assistant, Kayden Nguyen filed a case against the actor for sexual harassments, retaliation and trading females sexual.

Nguyen had accused the actor of assaulting her three times. In the 2017 case, Seagal was accused by Portia de Rossi of sexual assault. Rossi accused Seagal of inappropriately undoing his pants during a private audition.

Interesting Facts

On August 2018, the Washington Post explicitly reported that Russia had appointed Seagal a special envoy to the US to help improve the relationship between Russia and the US.

The revelations come after Seagal was granted a Russian citizenship in 2016 following a decree from President Vladimir Putin.

The foreign ministry aired the announcement on its official Facebook page.


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Seagal is an avowed PETA champion and activist and vouches for the independence of Tibet. He is a godson to Yabshi Rianwangmo, the son of a Panchen Lama of Tibet.

In 1997, Seagal told the press that His Holiness Renor Rinpoche, his famed Buddhist teacher bestowed on him the honor of a tulku, which infers to the reincarnation of a highly revered Buddhist lama.


According to, Steven Seagal is best known as an actor, martial arts specialist. He attended the Fullerton College on the early 70’s before embarking on his movie career in Hollywood in 1987.

Since then he has acted in several blockbusters and low budget DVD movies, which have all made him a famous actor in Hollywood. Seagal’s music discography reveals the two songs “Crystal Cave” that was released in 2005 and “Mojo Priest” that debuted a year later in 2006.

Favorite Quotes from Steven Seagal

Seagal is one of the most outspoken Hollywood movie stars. According to the Brainy Quote, some of the inspirational words attributed to him include:

“A philosophy grounded on a religion whose tenets espouse human kindness and ability to ease the suffering of others.”

“A belief that death and more importantly, life are not a cause for fear.”

“A desire to be recognized as a great actor and writer, rather than a sex symbol.”

Tips for success from Steven Seagal

Steven Seagal remains the most distinguished and well-known actor out of Lansing, Michigan. His secret to success is not to act rather to be himself.

Seagal’s success in martial arts was born out of his commitment to the cause. He also attributes the good tidings to tutelage.

The first was imparted by his Aikido teacher in Japan and the second through Hollywood connection. His first breakout films included “Never Say Never” and “The Challenge”.