Sidney Poitier Net Worth
Sidney Poitier made money by Actors niche. For all time, at the moment, 2016 year, Sidney Poitier earned $19 Million. Exact sum is $19000000.
Short biography, height, weight, dates:
Birth date: February 20, 1927
Birth place: Miami, Florida, United States
Height:6 2? (1.89 m)
Profession: Actor, Director, Soundtrack
Spouse: Joanna Shimkus (m. 1976), Juanita Hardy (m. 1950Р 1965)
Children: Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Anika Poitier, Pamela Poitier, Sherri Poitier, Gina Poitier, Beverly Poitier-Henderson
Books: The Measure of a Man
Wikipedia Source: Sidney Poitier
Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE, is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author and diplomat. In 1964, Poitier became the first black person to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, for his role in Lilies of the Field. The significance of this achievement was later bolstered in 1967 when he starred in three successful films, all of which dealt with issues involving race: To Sir, with Love- In the Heat of the Night- and Guess Whos Coming to Dinner, making him the top box-office star of that year. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Poitier among the Greatest Male Stars of All Time, ranking 22nd on the list of 25. Poitier has directed a number of popular movies, such as A Piece of the Action, Uptown Saturday Night, Lets Do It Again, Stir Crazy and Ghost Dad. In 2002, thirty-eight years after receiving the Best Actor Award, Poitier was chosen by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to receive an Honorary Award, designated To Sidney Poitier in recognition of his remarkable accomplishments as an artist and as a human being. Since 1997, he has been the Bahamian ambassador to Japan.