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Samuel L. Jackson Height, Weight, Age & Wife

An established Hollywood star, Samuel L. Jackson has played dozens of roles throughout his multi-decade career. Some highlights include the films, Jurassic Park (1993), Star Wars (1999), Unbreakable (2000), and Snakes on a Plane (2006). Interested in learning more about the celebrity? Be sure to read on below!

Samuel L. Jackson– 2017 Facts

Real Name

Samuel Leroy Jackson

Nick Name

Samuel L. Jackson

Occupation and Job

Actor, and film producer

Famous For

After playing a handful of minor roles, he rose to fame as a crack addict in the film, Jungle Fever in 1991. Since then, he has starred in several high-profile films including, Pulp Fiction (1994), Against the Wall (1994), Jackie Brown (1997), among many others.

Age – How Old is He?

He is currently 68 years old

Birthday/Date of Birth

He was born on December 21, 1948

Place of Birth/Hometown

Samuel L. Jackson was born in Washington, D.C. Growing up, he lived in the city of Chattanooga in Tennessee with his mother (he had only met his father twice in his life). He later moved to Atlanta, Georgia to attend college.




He is African American

Samuel L. Jackson Height, Weight & Body Facts

How Tall – Height in Feet

He is 6’2″ tall

How Tall – Height in Meters

He is 189cm tall

Weight in Pounds

He currently weighs 207 pounds

Weight in Kilograms

He currently weighs 94kg

Body Measurements

At this time, Samuel L. Jackson’s body measurements are unavailable

Waist Size

33 inch or 84cm

Foot/Shoe Size

He wears a size 11 (US) shoe

Eye Color


Hair Color


Samuel L. Jackson’s Personal Life in 2017

Is Samuel L. Jackson in a Relationship?

The Hollywood star has been married to his wife, actress LaTanya Richardson for over three decades. Reportedly, the two had met while attending Morehouse College as students; the eventually tied the knot in 1980.

Samuel L. Jackson’s Girlfriends

We do not have any information on Samuel L. Jackson’s prior relationships at this time.


Elizabeth Montgomery


Roy Henry Jackson


An only child, the actor does not have any siblings


An only child, the actor does not have any siblings


Samuel L. Jackson has a daughter named Zoe (b. 1982) with his wife, LaTanya Richardson.

High School

As a teen, Jackson attended a number of segregated schools in the United States; he later graduated from Riverside High School in Chattanooga, Tennesse.

Did Samuel L. Jackson Go to College

Following his high school graduation, Samuel L. Jackson went to Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Despite his original intention of pursuing marine biology, he later switched his major to acting after joining a local acting group; he graduated in 1972.


At this time, it’s unclear how much Samuel L. Jackson makes in a year.

Net Worth

As of 2017, Samuel L. Jackson has an estimated net worth of $200 Million.



Random Facts


Every summer, he spends a month on a yacht in either the Italian or French Riviera.

Favorite Food

He loves Southern US cooking as well as Asian fusion cuisine. Some of his favorite dishes include Courgette puree with root vegetables, T-bone steak, sweet potatoes. Like many others, he’s also a big fan of the In and Out burgers.

Favorite Actor


Favorite Book


Favorite Movie

The Raid 2

Favorite TV Show


Favorite Color


Favorite Music Artists


Favorite Sports

He is a huge football fan

Favorite Sport Team

The Atlanta Falcons

Favorite Animal



Born on December 21, he is a Sagittarius

Phone Number

This information is currently unknown


This information is currently unknown

Samuel L. Jackson’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames

Samuel L. Jackson’s Facebook Account

Samuel L. Jackson’s Twitter Username

Samuel L. Jackson’s Instagram Username

Samuel L. Jackson’s Youtube Channel

Samuel L. Jackson is not active on Youtube

Samuel L. Jackson’s Snapchat Username 

As far as we know, Samuel L. Jackson is not on Snapchat

Other Interesting Facts:

  • Nick Fury from the Marvel Comics was based on his likeness (with his permission, of course)
  • As of 2017, his films have grossed more than $4.9 million at the box office
  • Following the assassination of Martin Luther King. Jr. in 1968, he attended the funeral as one of the ushers in Atlanta
  • He has lent his voice to several video games including, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Heroes of Newerth, and Lego Star Wars III, among others
  • He has appeared in countless TV series such as The Boondocks (2005), Afro Samurai (2007), and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)
  • He has won countless accolades throughout his career, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • He will be producing a live-action adaptation of his animated series, Afro Samurai in the near future
  • In 2013, he teamed up with Prizeo for a joint campaign in effort to raise money for Alzheimer’s disease research

Samuel L. Jackson Bio – 2018 Update

Born in Washington, D.C., Samuel L. Jackson launched his acting career back in the early 70’s in a number of stage productions. Eventually branching into the film industry, he made his debut in the independent feature, Together for Days in 1972. From there, he played dozens of roles before landing a breakthrough role in the Spike Lee film, Jungle Fever in 1991. Over the next years, he starred in multiple movies including, Amos & Andrew (1993), Jurassic Park (1993), The Great White Hype (1996), and Star Wars: Episode I (1999), to name a few. By the early 2000’s, Jackson had appeared in over 50 different titles on the big screen. Some highlights from the next decade include Snakes on a Plane (2006), Iron Man (2008), and Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008).

As expected from the Hollywood star, Jackson has appeared in a handful of films this year including, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Kong: Skull Island, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, and Unicorn Store. According to his IMDb page, the actor will be playing a number of roles next year, for instance in The Incredibles 2, Blazing Samurai, Life Itself, and The Last Full Measure. While he hasn’t appeared in any television series as of late, he has been invited onto several talk shows over the past few months- these include, Entertainment Tonight, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Made in Hollywood, Dish Nation, and Celebrity Page. Adding to that, he has also been featured in the documentaries, Watching, Waiting, and Creating a King.

Brooke Carter
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