Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1990 to 1995, before going on to star in many Hollywood films, which have combined to earn more than $2 billion at the box office. Sandler had an estimated net worth of $420 million in 2020 and signed a further four-movie deal with Netflix worth over $250 million.
Sandler’s comedic roles include Billy Madison (1995), Happy Gilmore (1996), The Waterboy (1998), The Wedding Singer (1998), Big Daddy (1999), Mr. Deeds (2002), 50 First Dates (2004), The Longest Yard (2005), Click (2006), Grown Ups (2010), Just Go with It (2011), Grown Ups 2 (2013), Blended (2014), Murder Mystery (2019) and Hubie Halloween (2020). He also voiced Dracula in the first three films of the Hotel Transylvania franchise (2012–18).
Some of his films, mainly comedy films such as Jack and Jill (2011), have been widely panned, and Sandler is the holder of nine Golden Raspberry Awards and 37 Raspberry Award nominations, more than any other actor but Sylvester Stallone. Conversely, he has earned praise for his dramatic performances in the dramedy films Spanglish (2004), Reign Over Me (2007), Funny People (2009), and the auteur driven films such as Paul Thomas Anderson’s Punch-Drunk Love (2002), Noah Baumbach’s The Meyerowitz Stories (2017), and the Safdie brothers’ Uncut Gems (2019).
Adam Sandler’s net worth is estimated to be $420 million, according to the list of richest American Hollywood Actors.