Josh Brolin Net Worth
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Josh Brolin born Josh James Borlin is a popular actor and investor. He gained popularity for his appearance in the film The Goonies in 1985. Through a successful career on screen Brolin made a fortune for himself. Here we will know about Josh Brolin’s net worth in 2024.

Following in Father’s Footstep

Born in Santa Monica, California, United States Brolin grew up on a ranch in Templeton, California. Even though his father James Brolin was a famous actor he didn’t have much influence on young Brolin. His parents divorced in 1984 when he was 16. The divorce hit him hard and Brolin fell into a bad crowd. He became a member of the surfing friendship group Cito Rats. Soon he fell into the habit of using drugs. During his years as a drug user he used to steal cars to support his habit. He also tried heroin, the same drug that took 19 of his friends’ lives. He also revealed in an interview that most of his friends from back then are dead too.

Borlin debuted as an actor on TV films and TV shows in the early 1980s. His first big break came in 1985 when he starred in The Goonies playing Brandon Walsh. He was also considered for the role of Tom Hanson in the 21 Jump Street TV show. Brolin withdrew himself from the acting world in the 1990s as he thought his performance was poor. So, he focused on stage roles. He played the role of Wild Bill Hickok in The Young Riders.

Broin was considering quitting acting to become a full time trader. But in 2007 he came back into Hollywood reinvigorated with No Country for Old Men. The film won Academy
Awards. Besides that Broliin also got the nomination for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. At the same time he also starred in American Gangster. In 2008 he appeared in W. which was a biopic of George W. Bush. That same year in 2008 Brolin again got the Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Later he produced and acted in The People Speak.

From the 2010s Brolin’s journey in stardom began when he started to star in big budget films. In 2010 he appeared in Jonah Hex, True Grit, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. Brolin appeared in Men in Black 3 in 2013.

In 2014 Brolin made his iconic appearance as Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Since then he has appeared in lots of Marvel movies. In 2017 Brolin signed a four-film contract with 20th Century Fox. Later in 2021 Borin starred in Dune part one as Gurney Halleck. He also appeared in Dune: Part Two in 2024. Currently a comedy movie Brothers is in production as of 2024.


Josh Brolin was born on February 12, 1968. So, he is 56 years of age.

Josh Brolin Net Worth in 2024

Borlin made his fortune by appearing in big budget films and making a name for himself. Besides that he also invests in the stock market. He has made a decent amount through his investments. As of 2024 Josh Brolin has a net worth of $50 million. He is a highly paid actor as well as a successful businessman.


Brolin married Alice Adair in 1988. The couple had 2 children but divorced in 1994. Later he was engaged to Minnie Driver for six months. Brolin married Diane Lane in 2004 but they divorced in 2013. Shortly after he dated Kathryn Boyd who he married in 2016. The couple has two children together and has been together ever since.

Legal Issues

Brolin was arrested for misdemeanor on Domestic abuse in 2004. Later in 2008 he spent a night in jail for an altercation at Stray Cat Bar. After that in 2013 he got into trouble again for public intoxication.

Journey in The Business World

During his 20s Brolin started trading stocks. It was during this time he considered quitting his acting career. Over the years he made a lot of money. He revealed in an interview he made a huge amount of money over three years trading specifically. Brolin also owned a trading website which is defunct now.

Josh Brolin Asset

Brolin sold his compound for $6.55 million in Brentwood, Los Angeles. Then he bought a 1.5 acre property in Atlanta for $3.55 million. After that he bought a home in Simi Valley, California for $1.1 million in 2020.


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