Early Life: Jake, the son of actor Gary Busey, was born in Los Angeles, California on June 15, 1971. He grew up in Malibu spending his childhood on film sets and touring with bands in which his father played. Even though he made his film debut at the age of five in Straight Time (1978), along with his father and Dustin Hoffman, Busey did not take acting seriously as a profession at the time. It was when he start taking drama classes “on a whim” while attending Santa Barbara College that he began favoring the idea of becoming an actor himself. But it took him three years to finally make his career breakthrough in the early 90’s. After his slow kick off, Busey worked steadily over the decade, making minor appearances in high profile studio movies, like I’ll Do Anything (1994) and Twister (1996), as well as playing more substantial parts in smaller films, such as S.F.W. (1994) and Tail Lights Fade (1999). Meanwhile, he made a name for himself in the science-fiction cult classic Starship Troopers (1997), where he starred as a cocky soldier, Ace Levy.
Wealth Stats and More
What’s Jake Busey's net worth? How wealthy is he? Below are all stats like net worth, salary, profession, and more!
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
|Date of Birth||June 15, 1971 (age 51 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Film Producer, Musician, Voice Actor|
|Nationality||United States of America|
Net Worth of Jake Busey
Jake Busey net worth and salary: Jake Busey is an American actor, musician and film producer who has a net worth of $1.5 million. Jake Busey is probably most famous for appearing in films like Starship Troopers, Tomcats and Identity.
Jake Busey Quotes
How is it that Jake Busey has a net worth of $1.5 Million? These quotes by the actor may indicate the character traits that led to his financial situation:
I had my airplane, and I'd use it as a car whenever I could. If the drive was going to be longer than an hour, I was flying the plane instead. And in California, it's really easy to have a drive longer than an hour.Jake Busey
I had some downtime with my career and... I got complacent.Jake Busey
I just didn't lock into being in the right role in the right big movie and it going huge. I did never really make the leap to hyperspace. Who's to say that it can't still happen. I just enjoy working, and feel fortunate to be doing the things that I am doing.Jake Busey
I have a band called Sons of the Lawless.Jake Busey
Oh, my father's had a huge, immense impact on my career. I grew up on movie sets that he was working on, and it just become a part or was a part, was the only part of my life because I spent my whole childhood traveling and being on film sets.Jake Busey