The new face of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Captain America, Anthony Mackie rose to prominence as the Falcon in the 2014 film Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The American actor’s noteworthy performance in Notorious brought him critical acclaim. He has been associated with great projects such as Million Dollar Baby, Brother to Brother, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, The Hurt Locker, The Manchurian Candidate, Freedomland, and Hollywood Homicide.

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Anthony Mackie as Captain America

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The actor made headlines after he was chosen to play the successor of Chris Evan’s Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in August 2021. He is a father to his four children with his childhood sweetheart Sheletta Chapital. They broke up in 2018 and are co-parenting their kids. Anthony Mackie never shies away from speaking his mind. Recently, the actor spoke in support of his fellow Marvel star Jonathan Majors.

What Is The Net Worth Of MCU Actor Anthony Mackie?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the net worth of the Avengers: Endgame star Anthony Mackie is $8 million. The actor has not only earned recognition and a name for himself in the world of entertainment but also has a loyal fan base around the world. Anthony Mackie was nominated under the category of Best Supporting Actor for his performance in critically acclaimed movies The Hurt Locker and 2004 released Brother To Brother. 

His portrayal of rapper Tupac Shakur in Notorious had grossed around $44 million worldwide. The actor was also a part of the Emily Blunt and Matt Damon starer The Adjustment Bureau. It was a commercial and critical success and even went on to make around $128 million.

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Anthony Mackie

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Anthony Mackie became a household name with his 2014 Marvel movie Captain America: The Winter SoldierThe Banker actor brought the Marvel hero, Sam Wilson popularly known as Falcon into the spotlight. He has reprised the role of Falcon in Marvel movies like- Ant-Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Avengers: Endgame, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, and MCU TV Series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

According to the reports, the 44-year old-actor was paid $100,000 for Avengers: Age of Ultron. Anthony Mackie’s salary was increased to $4 million with Avengers: Infinity War. According to Celebrity Net Worth, for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Anthony Mackie was paid $475,000 per eight episodes. As per the latest reports, the Marvel star was paid around $10 million for the fourth chapter of Captain America.

Anthony Mackie Wanted To Play Black Panther Before Portraying The Role Of Falcon

During an interview with the media outlet Inverse, Anthony Mackie revealed his dream role. The actor had wanted to play the Black Panther way ahead of his first MCU association as Falcon in 2014 released Captain America: The Winter Soldier. During the interview, he spoke about how he tried his best to get the role and even went on to write letters to the billion-dollar production house. The Hurt Locker star said-

“I had been contacting Marvel a lot about Black Panther. I had written them letters. I was trying to find a way to make them make Black Panther. And I wanted to be Black Panther because growing up I f–ing loved Black Panther.”

Anthony Mackie even got a call from the directors Joe and Anthony Russo for a meeting. He had assumed that meeting was for the Black Panther role, but to his surprise, he wasn’t even informed about the Falcon’s role. Anthony Mackie recalled-

“I’ll never forget, Joe Russo said, ‘Listen, so we’re doing this movie. We want you to be in it. We can’t say what character you’re playing or who else is going to be in it. Would you do it? And that was it. I was like, ‘You know what, I like y’all dudes. I’ll do it. I’ll go on this ride with you.’ “

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Anthony Mackie

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With the responsibility of portraying Captain America in the upcoming Captain America: Brave New World, Anthony Mackie feels intensely pressured as he has to fill the shoes of the legendary Marvel star Chris Evans. During the interview with Inverse, he revealed-

“You throw my dumb a– in the water, and you’re like, ‘Swim.’ I’m like, ‘S—,’ But at the same time, it’s all in the state of mind. I’ve been given a great cast. I’ve been given a great group of people who I’ve worked with before.”

Captain America: Brave New World is supposed to hit theaters on July 26, 2024.

Source: Celebrity Net Worth

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