About Val Kilmer
It has been estimated that the total amount of Val Kilmer net worth reaches a sum of 25 million dollars. Val Kilmer is an actor, which is the career which helped him to accumulate such a huge net worth. Initially, he appeared only in stage productions and only later switched to appearing in films. He became popular in 1980s, when he appeared in a couple of films, which gained positive reviews and international success. These films were “Real Genius”, “Top Secret”, “Willow” and “Top Gun”. Also, since these films had major box office successes, it also increased the overall amount of Val Kilmer net worth. In addition, Val Kilmer is also known from other productions, such as “Batman Forever”, “The Doors” and “Tombstone”.
Val Kilmer was born in Los Angeles, California, but he was raised in San Fernando Valley. He was raised with his two siblings. However, his brother passed away when he was swimming in a pool and suffered an epileptic seizure, when being only 15 years old. Moreover, when Val Kilmer was only 9 years old his parents divorced. When he was on the set of filming the movie “Tombstone”, his father passed away.
When he was a student at high school, Val Kilmer was also attending Hollywood Professional School. When Val Kilmer was 17 years old, he got accepted to Julliard School’s Drama Division, which made him the youngest one to be accepted there. In 2012, Van Kilmer was awarded by the William Woods University, which gave him an honorary doctorate degree of Fine Arts.
In 1981, when Val Kilmer was still a student at Julliard he co-wrote and starred in a play called “How It All Began”. The play was performed at the New York Shakespeare Festival. In 1983, he appeared in a production called “The Slab Boys”, with such huge stars as Sean Penn and Kevin Bacon. Thus, since then, he got more and more important and major roles in cinema industry, which also increased the overall amount of Val Kilmer net worth.
In the same year, he appeared in a television special called “One Too Many”. The special was in a form of an educational production about driving and drinking. In the same production, other young stars appeared, such as Michelle Pfeiffer. In 1983, he also debuted as a writer and published a book of his poems called “My Edens After Burns”.