John Malkovich Net Worth

John Malkovich Net Worth

John Malkovich Net Worth: $25 Million

What is John Malkovich’s net worth?

John Malkovich is an American actor known for being intelligent and artistic. His many film appearances include roles in Empire of the Sun, Dangerous Liaisons, In the Line of Fire, Being John Malkovich, and Burn After Reading. He got his start in theatre and it was a number of years before he appeared on the big screen, eventually becoming the prolific and esteemed actor he is today.


  • John Malkovich Net worth: $25 Million
  • Full name: John Gavin Malkovich
  • Date of birth: 9th of December, 1953 (68 years)
  • Gender: Male
  • Birth place: Christopher, Illinois, U.S.
  • Height: 6 ft (183 cm)
  • Profession: Actor, director, producer, fashion designer
  • Nationality: American

Key Facts

  • Starred in a film that has been locked in a vault, not to be released until 2115
  • Speaks French fluently
  • Owns his own fashion company
  • Lost his fortune to Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme

Early Life

John Malkovich was born on the 9th of December, 1953 in Christopher, Illinois. His mother Joe Anne (Choisser) owned a newspaper, the Benton Evening News, and his father, Daniel Leon Malkovich, was a director of state conservation as well as publisher of a conservation magazine called Outdoor Illinois.

He had four siblings, an older brother named Danny, and three sisters, all younger, named Amanda, Rebecca, and Melissa. His only surviving sibling is Melissa. His paternal grandparents immigrated from Croatia. 


After graduating from Illinois State University in 1976, John Malkovich was selected to be a charter member of the Chicago-based Steppenwolf Theatre along with other members including Glenne Headly, Gary Sinise, and Joan Allen.

While he appeared as an extra in Robert Altman’s 1978 film, A Wedding, He didn’t make his debut in feature films until 1984 when took the role of Mr. Will in Places in the Heart, starring Sally Field. He was subsequently nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in this film. 

As his acting career gathered steam over the next few years, he appeared in such films as Steven Spielberg’s Empire of the Sun, the Paul Newman adaptation of Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie, and a starring role in the film.

His portrayal of Valmont in the 1988 film Dangerous Liaisons garnered him substantial popularity and critical acclaim. Other notable film appearances in years following include the Woody Allen directed Shadows and Fog (1991), Clint Eastwood’s In the Line of Fire (1993), Luc Besson’s The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999), and Charlie Kaufman’s Being John Malkovich (1999)

Malkovich made his directorial debut in 2002 with the thriller The Dancer Upstairs. Following this were roles in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the Coen Brothers film Burn After Reading, and Transformers: Dark of the Moon, among others. More recent appearances include the Netflix horror film Bird Box, the role of sleuth Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie’s The A.B.C. Murders, and the 2020 lead part in The New Pope, an HBO drama series.

Personal Life

In 1982 John Malcovich married Glenne Headly, but the couple divorced only 6 years later when Malcovich had an affair with actress Michell Pfeiffer.

In 1989, while working on the film A Sheltering Sky, he met Nicoletta Peyran on the set where she worked as the second assistant to the director. After dating for a year the couple married and have two children named Amandine and Loewy. 

Earning Highlights

John Malkovich’s highest-grossing film is the Academy Award-nominated political action thriller In the Line of Fire, followed closely by Con Air. Other lucrative roles include Beowolf, The Man in the Iron Mask, Red, and Eragon

Real Estate

John Malkovich retains a house in the south of France, as well as a residence in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is John Malkovich married? 

John Malkovich’s spouse is Nicoletta Peyran

2. Where does John Malkovich live?

John Malkovich lives in Cambridge, Massachussets

3. Does John malkovich have a son?

John Malkovich has a son named Loewy

4. Does John Malkovich have Parkinson’s?

There is no information available indicating that John Malkovich has Parkinson’s disease

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