Anthony Mackie Net Worth

Anthony Mackie

Anthony Mackie is an American actor best known for his roles in The Hurt Locker, The Falcon and the Winter Solider, and Avengers: Endgame. Having started his career in Hollywood in the early 2000s, Mackie has appeared in more than 70 movies and television series.

But it’s not just Mackie’s work on the big screen that has contributed to his massive success. Anthony Mackie’s net worth is also impacted by his production company, restaurant endeavors, real estate investments, and more also contribute to his overall net worth. So, continue on to discover Mackie’s most successful projects and biggest salaries, and follow his acting career from its start until now.

Young Anthony Mackie
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Early Life

Anthony Dwane Mackie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on September 23, 1978. His mother is Martha Gordon, and his father is Willie Mackie Sr., who owns a company called Mackie Roofing. He has an older brother named Calvin Mackie.

Mackie attended Warren Easton Senior High School and later went to the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. He got his high school diploma from the North Carolina School of the Arts in 1997. He went on to enroll in the Drama Division of the Juilliard School, graduating in 2001 as part of Group 30.

Anthony Mackie Actor
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Acting Career

Soon after completing his formal drama training, Mackie got a job as Don Cheadle’s understudy in the play Topdog/Underdog. He also portrayed the late rapper Tupac Shakur in the play Up Against the Wind in 2001. In 2003, Mackie had his Broadway debut as Sylvester in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

Mackie’s very first film role was not a small one. In 2002, he was cast as the main antagonist in the drama film 8 Mile, which starred Eminem. This was followed by appearances in the films Crossing and Hollywood Homicide in 2003.

In 2004, Mackie’s reputation as a talented Hollywood star would really begin to climb rapidly. In the drama film Brother to Brother, Mackie gave a stellar performance that did not go unnoticed by critics. He received a number of award nominations for Best Debut Performance and Breakthrough Actor.

Anthony Mackie in 2004
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Million Dollar Baby

In 2004, Mackie was cast in the multi-awarded Clint Eastwood film Million Dollar Baby. With a budget of $30 million, the film had a slow start, earning only $179,953 at the domestic opening. But the box office soon caught up and the total earnings amounted to a whopping $216.8 million after the worldwide theater run.

The success of the film gave Mackie much positive exposure that opened up even bigger and better roles for the actor. In the following years, he would appear in notable films such as Freedomland, Half Nelson, We Are Marshall, and Eagle Eye.

The Hurt Locker
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Hurt Locker

Mackie scored another hit in 2008 when he was selected to play the part of Sgt. J.T. Sanborn in The Hurt Locker. Joining big names like Jeremy Renner, Ralph Fiennes, and Guy Pearce, Mackie held his own and earned a handful of nominations and wins as Best Supporting Actor.

The film was just a moderate box-office success, though. It made $49.3 million in global ticket sales against a budget of $15 million.

Anthony Mackie at the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards
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The Adjustment Bureau

In 2011, Mackie joined Matt Damon and Emily Blunt in the sci-fi romance thriller The Adjustment Bureau. Directed by George Nolfi, it turned out a hit, generating a revenue of $127.9 million compared to a budget of $50.2 million.

Anthony Mackie at the Captain America: The Winter Soldier LA Premiere
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Captain America: Winter Soldier

In 2014, Mackie joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the Falcon, otherwise known as Sam Wilson. This casting would have a massive impact on Anthony Mackie’s net worth as well as his stardom. 

The Winter Soldier was an instant hit at the box office. On opening weekend, it already earned over $95 million. And by the time the theater closed, total box office earnings amounted to $714.4 million against a production budget of $170 million. As of 2022, this title is Mackie’s fifth-highest-grossing film.

Anthony Mackie arrives to the Avengers: Age of Ultron World Premiere
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Avengers: Age of Ultron

Soon after the massive commercial success of the first movie, Mackie returned in 2015 for his second Marvel film, Avengers: Age of Ultron. According to reports, he had received a salary of only $100,000 for his performance. The film, which had a budget of $250 million, earned twice as much as the first film, with a box office total of $1.4 billion. The movie’s success makes it Mackie’s third-highest-grossing film.

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Ant-Man (2015)

Right on the heels of Age of Ultron came Ant-Man, where Mackie once again portrayed Falcon opposite Paul Rudd in the title role. The film did not match the revenue generated by the last two Marvel movies. Nevertheless, it was still a huge blockbuster, raking in $519.3 million over a budget of $130 million. And as of 2022, Ant-Man is Mackie’s sixth-highest-grossing film.

Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Mackie and Chris Evans at the World premiere of Captain America: Civil War
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Captain America: Civil War

In 2016, Mackie revisited the MCU again, starring opposite Chris Evans for Captain America: Civil War. As expected, it was another top-grosser, bringing in ticket sales in the amount of $179 million on opening weekend alone. By the end of the run, it had earned $1.2 billion on a budget of $250 million.

Triple 9 Cast
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Triple 9 (2016)

In the same year, Mackie appeared in Triple 8. Featuring an ensemble cast that included Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Norman Reedus, and Woody Harrelson, the movie was a flop. Total box office earnings added up to $23.2 million against a $20 million production budget. The film also got mixed reviews from movie critics.

Falcon in Avengers: Infinity War
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Mackie would return to the MCU in 2018 for the third Avengers film. In Avengers: Infinity War. Like all the other Marvel films, it was no surprise that this was another massive success. The domestic opening alone generated $257.7 million. And after the worldwide theater run, the film earned an incredible $2 billion, making it the fifth-highest-grossing film of all time and Mackie’s second-highest-grossing film.

Anthony Mackie at the Avengers: End Game
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Avengers: Endgame

2019 brought the conclusion to the Avengers saga. Macki gave another excellent performance along with a very powerful ensemble cast that included Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, and the other members of the MCU family.

Avengers: Endgame was given a massive budget of $356 million to work with, and the results were a whopping $2.8 billion in ticket sales worldwide. The movie’s success not only makes it Mackie’s highest-grossing film, but also the second-highest-grossing film of all time. Only 2009’s Avatar beats it out with $2.9 billion.

Black Mirror
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Black Mirror

Shortly after the release of Endgame, Mackie was immediately back at work, this time for television. He was cast as the star of the Striking Vipers episode in the fifth season of the British anthology series Black Mirror, where he was reportedly paid $475,000 for the episode.

Altered Carbon Season 2 Premiere
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Altered Carbon

In 2020, Anthony Mackie’s net worth got another boost, this time from his role as Takeshi Kovacs in the second season of the cyberpunk series Altered Carbon. Mackie starred in eight episodes of the Netflix series, reportedly earning $450,000 per episode, for a total of $3.6 million for the season. Despite positive feedback from critics, the show was not renewed for a third season.

The Falcon and the Winter Solider
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The Falcon and the Winter Solider

In 2021, Disney+ released the series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, where Mackie was once again cast to play Sam Wilson or the Falcon. However, this time, he is also taking over the role of  Captain America, having received the shield in the final scene of Avengers: Endgame. Also reprising his role from the MCU films is Sebastian Stan, who plays Bucky Barnes a.k.a. the Winter Soldier.

Mackie’s role in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier earned him a paycheck of $475,000 per episode. Considering that there were eight episodes, Mackie earned a total of $3.8 million from the series.

Anthony Mackie at the 76 Venice International Film Festival
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Recent Work

Mackie had recently starred in the drama anthology miniseries Solos. It was released on Amazon and boasts a star-studded cast that includes Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, and Anne Hathaway.

As for the big screen, Mackie’s most recent appearances were in The Woman in the Window and Outside the Wire, both in 2021. He also has three upcoming films that are set to be released in 2023, as well as two other projects that are still in the filming stage.

Anthony Mackie as Captain America
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Captain America 4 

Captain America 4, titled Captain America: New World Order, is expected to release on May 3, 2024. The upcoming MCU film will see Mackie starring next to Harrison Ford, who has been cast as Thaddeus ‘Thunderbolt’ Ross.

Anthony Mackie’s net worth is set to get a big boost from the project as reports say he’ll make $10 million from the flick.

Anthony Mackie
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Other Ventures

Also impacting Anthony Mackie’s net worth are his business ventures off-camera as well. Mackie used to operate a bar called NoBar in Brooklyn back in 2011. He opened a second bar in Williamsburg and was planning on expanding to other branches. Unfortunately, the bars didn’t make it. All locations were closed by 2015.

Early in 2022, Mackie had started the construction of a film studio in his native New Orleans. This is in line with his goal of producing more films in the future under his own production company, the recently established East Studios. To date, Mackie has produced a couple of films that he had also starred in, including The Banker in 2020 and Outside the Wire in 2021.

Anthony Mackie
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Real Estate

Also adding to Anthony Mackie’s net worth are his real estate investments. His most recent deal was the purchase of a 20-acre piece of land in New Orleans East. This is where he is currently building a movie studio. The purchase value of the property has not been disclosed. Mackie, however, is said to be looking to buy more adjacent land to further expand the production site.

In 2009, Mackie purchased a multi-family MidCity home, complete with seven bedrooms and four bathrooms. Mackie listed the 2,800-square-foot-home in 2015 for a modest $300,000.

Anthony Mackie Closeup
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Personal Life

In 2014, Anthony Mackie married his childhood sweetheart Sheletta Chapital in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The couple had known each other since they were seven years old. Unfortunately, the couple divorced in 2018. They have four sons.

Anthony Mackie Net Worth
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Anthony Mackie’s Net Worth 2022

As of 2022, Anthony Mackie’s net worth is valued at $8 million. While his acting career is largely responsible for that number, his production companies, NoBar locations, real estate investments, and more also contribute to his overall net worth.

With 10 projects currently in the works, fans of Mackie can look forward to seeing him next in the Russo brothers’ The Electric State, which is currently in filming in Atlanta. The Netflix film has a budget of a whopping $200 million, and also stars Millie Bobby Brown, Chris Pratt, Stanley Tucci, and Billy Bob Thornton.

He’ll also star in the adventure-comedy We Have a Ghost, which is set for release in 2023. 


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