Sean Penn Net Worth: Movies, Career & Lifestyle

Sean Penn

One of the most prolific actors in Hollywood, Sean Justin Penn, aka Sean Penn, has a net worth of a whopping $70 million.

Perhaps best known for his role in movies such as 2008 Milk, 1995 Dead Man Walking, and 2003 Mystic River, Penn is one of the most bankable stars in Hollywood.

He also has garnered two Academy Awards for his notable acting. Not just movies, Penn also has had an equally successful TV career.

Sean Penn
Sean Penn (Source:

In fact, he began his career from TV shows.

Besides appearing in movies and TV shows, Penn made his directorial with the 1991 film The Indian Runner, which was critically well-received.

Nonetheless, the most critically successful film directed by Penn is the 2007 film ‘Into The Wild’, which garnered two Academy Awards nominations.

Sean Penn | Quick Facts

Before moving on to Sean Penn’s net worth, let’s take a look at his details.

Name Sean Penn
Full Name Sean Justin Penn
Nickname Sean
Age 63 Years Old
Date of Birth August 17, 1960
Gender Male
Place of Birth Santa Monica, California
Nationality American
Profession Actor, Director, Screenwriter, and Producer
Zodiac Sign Leo
Religion Secular
Race/Ethnicity Mixed (Russian & Italian)
Residence Santa Monica, Burbank, Ross
Height 173 cm or 5 ft. 8 in or 1.73 m
Weight 70 kg, 154 lbs.
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue
Build Athletic
Social Media  Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
Sexual Orientation Straight
Father Leo Penn
Mother Eileen Ryan
Siblings Chris Penn, Michael Penn
Marital Status Divorced
Children Hopper Jack Penn, Dylan Frances Penn
Wife Madonna (1985-1989), Robin Wright (1996-2010), Leila George (2020-2021)
Education Santa Monica High School
Hobby Painting, Card Games, Paddle Boarding, Jogging, andJet Ski
Awards 2 Academy Awards
Active Since 1974-Present
Net Worth $70 Million
Last Updated June 2024

Sean Penn Net Worth & Income

An American actor, director, and philanthropist Sean Penn has a net worth of a staggering $70 million as of June 2024.

Given the acting portfolio of Sean Penn, the net worth of a star seems significantly low, as one might say.

However, it was previously much higher.

Sean Penn’s net worth was hit hard when he and his then-wife Robin Wright filed for a divorce.

Sean Penn paid a chunk of his net worth to his wife as a divorce settlement. Reportedly, the settlement amount was a massive $50 million.

Mr. Penn has had a very long and successful career in the industry.

He has given some of the best performances in the history of Hollywood and was also placed on number 76 in the World’s Top 100 Actors Ever list.

Movie Earnings

Penn appeared in the 1986 comedy romance film ‘Shanghai Surprise’ that earned him a cool $1 million.

In 2001 Penn starred in the melodrama film ‘I Am Sam‘ which was quite successful both commercially and critically.

It grossed a whopping $97.8 million in the worldwide box office.

For his part in the film, Penn was paid a salary of $5 million.

Sean Penn in a Movie
Sean Penn in a Movie (Source: Screen Rant)

Similarly, the 1998 war drama film ‘The Thin Red Line’ earned him $300,000.

In addition, 1998 drama indie film Hurlyburly earned him $150,000.

Apart from that, Penn has also appeared in several TV shows over the course of his career. Given his stature, we are pretty sure he was paid pretty handsomely for all his TV stints.

Sean Penn’s Net Worth in Different Currencies

Let’s look at Sean Penn’s net worth in several currencies, including BitCoin, the cryptocurrency.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 17,046,500
Pound Sterling £ 14,643,000
Australian Dollar A$ 27,602,000
Canadian Dollar C$ 25,661,000
Indian Rupee ₹ 1,473,604,000
BitCoin ฿ 456

Sean Penn | Houses & Cars


One of the boldest actors Hollywood has ever seen, Sean Penn has several multi-million dollars estates across the United States.

Sean lived in LA from the 80s to the mid-90s. He owned houses in Hollywood Hills and Malibu.

However, Penn was not lucky with his houses as he encountered several break-ins and fires. After that, Penn, along with his newly married wife, Robin, splashed over $2.1 million for a mansion in Ross, California.

The couple spent an additional few million to perform a massive renovation of the 2.2-acre estate.

However, after their marriage came to an end, they listed the place in the market for $15 million in 2008.

Nonetheless, after not getting ample offers, they ultimately offloaded the property for $8 million in January 2010.

After the divorce was filed in May 2009, Penn moved out to a $3.8 million home in Malibu, California.

Nonetheless, he listed this property as well for $6.55 million. Nevertheless, the property still belongs to the star as of this writing.


The Oscar-winning actor has quite a collection of wheels.

He owns a black custom Ford Mustang and is often spotted driving around LA in his gorgeous car.

Similarly, he also owns a black 1987 Buick and BMW Z3 convertible.

Lastly, Penn has a metallic black Nissan Titan pickup truck. Starting price for the pickup truck is about $45,000.

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Sean Penn | Lifestyle & Vacations


Sean Penn is in great shape for his age.

Penn is pretty dedicated when it comes to fitness. The man is not fit as he used to be, so he has to put on a little more effort to stay in shape.

His trainer, Nicola Martin, guides him through his intense workout regime.

For his morning workouts, Penn first does a barbell squat, heavy lifts for power, barbell bench press, and bent-over row.

Similarly, he then does a lot of cardio.

Besides his exemplary acting, Penn is also known for some of his high-profile dating histories.

Sean Penn With Madonna
Sean Penn With Madonna (Source:

Penn was engaged to Elizabeth McGovern, an actress before he began dating Queen of Pop Madonna.

The two first met in February 1985 and soon got married in August the same year.

Nonetheless, after two years of staying married, Madonna first filed for a divorce in 1987 only to withdraw the papers. However, she filed it again in 1989.

After the divorce settlement, Sean started dating the actress, Robin Wright. Together they have two kids.

While he was still in the relationship, he had a brief romance with singer Jewel. Nonetheless, he married Wright in 1996. Their divorce was finalized in 2010. He also dated Scarlett Johansson for a while.

After that, Penn dated actress Charlize Theron in 2015 and actress Leila George in 2016.

Moreover, if you are a fan of Penn, you probably know that he is barely seen without his glasses. The adorable actor loves Ray-Ban Aviator sunglasses.


As for vacations, Penn adores spending his leisure in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Penn was spotted in Cabo with his then-girlfriend Scarlett Johansson. They were spotted enjoying lobster and margaritas at one of the finest restaurants in San Lucas.

Similarly, Malibu is another favorite hot spot for Sean Penn.

Sean Penn | Charity

Actor and director Sean Penn is a well-known activist.

He placed a $56,000 advertisement in the Washing Post with an open letter in October of 2002 asking then-President George W. Bush to end a cycle of violence.

Likewise, he participated physically in rescuing people to aid Hurricane Katrina victims in 2005. Though he was accused that his involvement was nothing but a PR stunt, he denied the claim by writing a letter for The Huffington Post.

Similarly, he is also a big supporter of the LGBTQ community and same-sex marriage.

Moreover, after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Penn founded J/P Haitian Relief Organization. Before the earthquake, Penn had never visited the country.

The foundation operated 55,000 personal tent camps.

Furthermore, Penn also visited flood-stricken villages in Pakistan’s Dargah Shah Guiro, Peero Lashari in Badin District, and Karim Bux Jamali.

Penn distributed quilts, blankets, and kitchen items to the victims. He was accompanied by U.S Consul General William J. Martin for his activities.

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Sean Penn | Movies & TV Shows

Sean Penn made his cinematic debut with the 1981 film ‘Taps’. He portrayed the role of a military high school cadet.

Similarly, the following year he starred in ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High‘.

With his acting skills, he soon went on getting bigger and important parts in the films. As of this writing, Penn has starred in at least 57 movies.

His films have made over $600 million in the worldwide box office.

Some of the most notable films of Penn include 2003 Mystic River, 1983 Bad Boys, 2001 I Am Sam, 1997 The Game, 2007 Into The Wild (directed), 1993 Carlito’s Way, and 1995 Dead Man Walking.

Apart from smash-hit movies, Penn has also appeared in a string of TV shows over the course of his career.

Some of his remarkable TV shows include Friends, Little House on the Prairie, and The First.

Interestingly, Sean Penn, along with Mexican actress Kate del Castillo, interviewed the ruthless leader of the Sinaloa cartel Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera, aka El Chapo.

The interview was arranged by a producer and held at an undisclosed location.

Sean Penn | Career

Sean Penn was born Sean Justin Penn on 17th August 1960 in Santa Monica, California, United States.

He was born into a household of actors. His mother, Eileen Ryan, was an actress, and his father, Leo Penn, was also an actor and director.

Penn’s older brother Michael Penn is a musician.

Sean was raised in a secular household despite the fact that his parental side is Jewish.

Then & Now
Sean Penn Then & Now (Source: Pinterest)

Interestingly, Penn grew up with actor Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez as they lived nearby.

He began making short films along with his friends from a young age.

Since his father directed several episodes of the TV series ‘Little House on the Prairie,’ he got the chance to appear as an extra on an episode.

Unknown Facts About Sean Penn

  • Actor Sean Penn was arrested for dangling a man over the ninth floor of a hotel room in Macau with the help of his assistant. The man was hiding in the balcony to get the shot of Penn and his then-wife Madonna. Penn and his assistant ran away from the prison cell.
  • After portraying a real-life drug dealer in The Falcon and the Snowman, Sean appointed the dealer as his personal assistant.
  • Penn once went to jail for punching an extra.
  • The actor was once engaged with the sister of singer Bruce Springsteen.


Are Sean Penn and Madonna still friends?

Though their marriage came to an end in 1989, they have continued being friends in the years following.

Does Sean Penn have a bad temper?

Sean Penn is well known for his unpredictable temper. He was once sentenced to three years’ probation and 300 hours of community service for kicking a photographer.

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