Adam Richard Sandler is an American comedian, actor, and filmmaker.
He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1990 to 1995, before going on to star in numerous Hollywood films, which have combined to earn more than $4 billion at the box office
Adam Sandler has a net worth of $420 million.
He first rose to national fame as a cast member on Saturday Night Live before making the jump to Hollywood.
At various points during his career, Adam has been the highest-paid entertainer in the world.
To this day he easily makes $50 -60 million per year from his various endeavors. That's enough to make him one of the richest actors in the world, but he's still a long ways from being one of the richest people in the world!
Adam wrote and produced many of these films as well.
Through his Happy Madison Production company, Adam has produced several movie that he did not appear in at all, notably franchises for friends Rob Schneider, David Spade and Nick Swardson.
Adam earned $1.7 million for 1995's Billy Madison and $2.5 million for 1996's Bullet Proof. In 1999 he earned $8 million for Big Daddy. Big Daddy went on to earn more than $230 million off a budget of $36 million. Riding this success, Adam signed a lucrative overall deal with Sony Pictures which entitled him to a base salary of $20 million per movie PLUS 20-25% of a film's gross profits.