What Is Sacha Baron Cohen's Net Worth?

What Is Sacha Baron Cohen's Net Worth?
Cover Image Source: Sacha Baron Cohen arrives at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards/ Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Name Sacha Baron Cohen
Net Worth $160 million
Gender Male
Date of Birth October 13, 1971 
Age 52 Years
Nationality United Kingdom
Profession Comedian, Actor, Fashion Model, Voice Actor, Screenwriter, Film Producer

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Sacha Baron Cohen, an English performer, writer, and comedian, boasts a substantial net worth of $160 million as of October 2023, per Celebrity Net Worth. His fame primarily derives from his portrayal of the comical fictional personas, Ali G, Brüno Gehard, and Borat Sagdiyev. Throughout his professional journey, he has garnered numerous accolades for his comedic endeavors, including multiple MTV Movie awards and a Golden Globe. Sacha has also been a nominee for various Emmy Awards and earned an Oscar nomination for his exceptional work in Best Adapted Screenplay. In 2018, The Times recognized Baron Cohen as one of the top 30 living comedians.

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Sacha Baron Cohen's income as an actor

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Cohen boasts an impressive 51 acting credits (and counting) to his name. His versatility as a performer, spanning comedy, drama, and music, has solidified his status as a multi-talented star. Here are some of his most successful films to date, per IMDb:

"Madagascar" (2005): $542 million

"Borat" (2006): $263 million

"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (2007): $153 million

"Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" (2008): $604 million

"Bruno" (2009): $139 million

"The Dictator" (2012): $179 million

"Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" (2012): $747 million

"Les Misérables" (2012): $442 million

"Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" (2013): $174 million

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Image Source: Actor Sacha Baron Cohen attends a reception for the 2022 Kennedy Center honorees hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden, at the White House / Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images
Sacha Baron Cohen attends a reception for the 2022 Kennedy Center honorees/ Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

Earnings from streaming

In addition to his film earnings, it's worth noting that Cohen also receives revenue from streaming platforms. Particularly, "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" (2020) achieved tremendous success on Amazon Prime, suggesting that he likely exceeded his substantial reported salary of $80 million for the project. Cohen's compensation has seen a notable increase over the years. In 2006, he reportedly received $8.47 million for "Brüno" and $4.25 million for "Borat." Since then, his salary has continued to rise. For "The Dictator," it was reported that Cohen was set to earn around $17 million upfront, in addition to 20 percent of the film's box office grosses. With the movie raking in $179 million, if these reports are accurate, his total earnings for the project would have reached an impressive $53.7 million.

How much did Sacha Baron Cohen make for "Borat"?

Sacha Baron Cohen earned a substantial sum from the 2006 blockbuster "Borat" though the exact amount remains undisclosed. He not only played a leading role in the film but also contributed as a writer and producer. "Borat" achieved a remarkable global box office gross of $263 million while working with a modest budget of $18 million. For the sequel, "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," it has been reported that Cohen received an impressive payment of $80 million, per Deadline.

 Writing, directing, and producing credits

Sacha Baron Cohen's income isn't solely from acting. His involvement in various aspects of his projects, especially those featuring his created characters, allows him to earn significantly from every endeavor. He holds offscreen credits in several productions, including "Da Ali G Show," "Borat," "Brüno," "The Dictator," "The Brothers Grimsby," and "Who Is America?" "The Spy," "The Trial of the Chicago 7," and "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm." He also served as an executive producer for "Dinner for Schmucks" without making an onscreen appearance in the film.

Image Source: Sacha Baron Cohen attends a screening of the Oscars / Rick Rycroft-Pool/Getty Images
Sacha Baron Cohen attends a screening of the Oscars / Rick Rycroft-Pool/Getty Images

Sacha Baron Cohen's philanthropic endeavors 

In 2020, Sacha Baron Cohen donated $100,000 to the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Oklahoma City as a gesture of appreciation for one of its members, Jeanise Jones, who appeared in "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," per Parade. The church's pastor, Derrick Scobey commended Cohen's generosity, highlighting his good-hearted nature. In 2015, Cohen and Isla Fisher contributed $1 million to aid Syrian refugees. Back in 2010, Fisher and Cohen donated between $10,000 and $24,999 to Feeding America, an organization dedicated to fighting hunger. Cohen has also been a supporter of the Anti-Defamation League, an organization focused on combating hate and bigotry.

In 2005, Sacha Baron Cohen acquired a 2,800-square-foot residence in the Hollywood Hills for $2.45 million. Subsequently, in 2011, the property was listed for rent at a rate of $10,995 per month, and it was put up for sale at $2.595 million in 2013. Ultimately, in 2016, the house found a buyer in the form of a Seattle-based church which purchased it for $2.5 million. In 2010, Baron Cohen and Fisher made a significant real estate purchase by acquiring an estate in Beverly Hills for a hefty sum of $14 million.


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Sacha Baron Cohen and actress Isla Fisher tied the knot on March 15, 2010, in Paris, following a six-year engagement. Prior to their wedding, Fisher converted to Judaism, and the couple celebrated their nuptials with a small, intimate Jewish ceremony attended by only six guests. Cohen and Fisher share two daughters and one son. 

Image Source: Sacha Baron Cohen (L) and Isla Fisher attend a screening of the Oscars / Rick Rycroft-Pool/Getty Images
Sacha Baron Cohen (L) and Isla Fisher attend a screening of the Oscars / Rick Rycroft-Pool/Getty Images

How did Sacha Baron Cohen and his wife meet?

Cohen and his wife, Fisher met for the first time at a party in Sydney, Australia.

Does Sacha Cohen have children?

Cohen and Fisher share two daughters and one son. 

What is Sacha Baron Cohen doing now?

Sacha Baron Cohen is planning to revive Ali G, the infamous spoof wannabe gangster who became a comedy star 25 years ago, for a new stand-up tour.


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