Clint Eastwood starred in The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly in 1966
The world of show business celebrates another birthday for California-born icon Eastwood. Twitter was full of tributes to Academy Award-winning director, including Warner Bros. India, who wished the star a happy return on his special day. While Eastwood will definitely mark the special milestone with his close family and friends when it comes to the wealth behind the Hollywood heavyweight, it’s sometimes unclear how much, and what he spent his wealth on.
A new report in April by Wealthy Gorilla estimates that since his first uncredited role in the 1955 debut film Revenge of the Creature, Eastwood – sometimes dubbed the “world’s richest cowboy” – has amassed a fortune of about $ 375 million (£ 297 million).
His wealth has undoubtedly been enhanced by the star’s brilliant back catalog of films that cemented his status as one of the biggest pin-ups in film history.
As well as performances in the likes of Dirty Harry, Million Dollar Baby and Gran Torino, Eastwood cemented his status among playwrights in the fabulous spaghetti cowboys of the Sixties.
He starred in Sergio Leone Dollars’ three films as Man with No Name, earning Eastwood some of his first critical acclaim.
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Since making his millions, Eastwood has gone on to increase his wealth through a number of different businesses including real estate and an amazing vehicle collection.
According to a 2021 report by The Thing, Eastwood owns a wealth of property around the globe, including an impressive 6,136 square-foot Spanish-style mansion in Bel-Air.
He also owns a 1,067-acre ranch in Burney, California, as well as a large residence in Burbank.
Like this, Eastwood can count between its property portfolio a 1.13-acre mansion in Hawaii, and a 5,700-square-foot Idaho home.
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However, it is not just property in which Eastwood has invested, as he has a flowery vehicle collection.
Justrichest.com reports that Eastwood boasts similarities to Ford Roadster, Lincoln K-Series convertible, Austin Healey, and Cadillac Eldorado Series 62 Convertible among its engine.
Other vehicles he owns include a Jaguar XK150 Roadster, a Gran Tarino, a Morris Mini Countryman “Cooper S”, and a Fiat 500e.
However, the American has also returned to the community, showing his altruistic side by making sure he returns to those most in need, including building homes.
Reports indicate that over the previous decade, Eastwood and his partner Andy Williams have invested significant funds in the purchase of a California land plot.
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In this regard, they ordered the construction of 90 homes, which would later be sold to the public in 2019.
As a result of the expected sale, Eastwood and Williams were able to ensure that the rest of the vast tract of land could be preserved in its natural state, including a 2,000-acre nature reserve.
Williams said at the time: “We thought someone might take the land and turn it into a much more congested area or just not take care of it.
“I thought someday people would want some privacy and they’d get tired of living locked up next to each other. And that’s true.”
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Williams added: “[Clint’s] the goal was to create enough development and economic value that it would become self-sustaining and people would take care of it. “
Eastwood has collected four Oscars in his career, including two for Best Director (Million Dollar Baby and Unforgiven), as well as Best Picture for the same films.
He has been nominated for a further seven Academy Awards.