Marvel and DC characters net worth: How rich are Joker, Black Panther, and Iron Man? 

How much money do superheroes and supervillains from Marvel and DC comics have?

Black Panther, Joker, Iron Man

Have you ever wondered how rich your favorite superheroes and supervillains are? Well, wonder no more, as Curry’s blog, TechTalk, did some of the calculations for us. With expert insights from Vincent Zurzolo, COO of Metropolis Collectibles — the world’s largest dealership of vintage comics — TechTalk got the estimated net worth of six high-profile characters from Marvel and DC by assessing their apparent, individual assets.

Net worth of some of the most popular comic book characters:

Black Panther

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Black Panther, aka T’Challa, is arguably the richest among all the characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As the King of Wakanda, T’Challa is the rightful owner of the country’s rich reserves of vibranium, which is calculated to be worth £9 trillion ($11.4 trillion). He also lives in a £250 million ($316 million) royal palace and owns a £50 million ($63 million) private fighter jet.

T’Challa’s superhero outfit is also worth a fortune. His nanotechnology suit and vibranium sneakers are priced at £200 million ($253 million). When the values of all these assets are added to his £7.5 million ($9.5 million) Kimoyo Beads and £1 million ($1.2 million) EMP discs, T’Challa’s net worth totals to £9.5 trillion ($12 trillion).

Captain Marvel

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Though Captain Marvel, aka Carol Danvers, is not as rich as T’Challa, the Marvel superheroine is still a member of the billionaires club. Carol has an estimated £10.5 billion ($13 billion) net worth. £10 billion ($12.6 billion) of that amount is the value of the starship she’s commandeering, while £4.2 million ($5.3 million) of that is the money she will have been invested into her training as a U.S. fighter pilot.

Carol’s other expensive assets include her £1200 ($1500) superhero suit and boots, and her £1 million ($1.2 million) Psyche-Magnetron — the weapon that exploded near her and left her with a new set of superhuman abilities.


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Thanos’ net worth is £10.01 billion ($12.6 billion). His most expensive asset is the Sanctuary, aka the Chitauri Space. This asteroid field, which served as his domain until 2018, is worth £10 billion ($12.6 billion). He also owned a warship called Sanctuary II. Based on its vast size and power, Sanctuary II has a value of about £10 million ($12.6 million).

Additionally, the supervillain’s gold-plated armor is worth £12000 ($15200) while his gold-plated gauntlet, complete with six of the Infinity Stones, has a value of £1.1 million ($1.4 million).

Iron Man

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Though usually described as a billionaire, Iron Man, aka Tony Stark, only has a net worth of £598 million ($758 million), according to TechTalk’s estimate. £450 million ($570 million) of that figure is the value of the Stark Tower, while £500000 ($634000) of it is the total value of his luxury vehicles. Also included in his priciest assets are his £7.5 million ($9.5 million) JARVIS super computer and his £140 million ($177 million) gold titanium exoskeleton and weaponry.

“While it would seem T’Challa’s wealth as the ruler of Wakanda might be endless, I believe Tony Stark truly epitomizes the true capitalist spirit and in many ways he may be more aggressive with his intentions as a businessman rather than a monarch of a country,” Zurzolo commented.

Harley Quinn

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Harley Quinn probably has the craziest fashion taste among all the villainess in the DC universe. Her heavy caricature-esque makeup, brightly dyed hair, fancy tattoos, and signature outfit truly maker her stand out. Good thing Harley has some money to maintain that look. Her makeup, hair dye, and tattoos cost £820 ($1000), while her outfit, boots and other accessories have a total value of £235 ($297).

In addition, Harley owns a £750 ($950) Chiappa Rhino 6DS revolver and allots £215000 for her psychiatric training. According to TechTalk, Harley’s total net worth is around £171800 ($217000).


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Among the six characters featured in this TechTalk’s fun little project, Joker has the smallest net worth with only £8500 ($10700). Like Harley, Joker also invests a portion of his money — around £1200 ($1500) — in makeup, hair dye, and tattoos. Completing his playful yet terrifying Gotham look is his £220 ($279) custom suit and £6000 ($7620) gold chains.

Joker is a supervillain with prized possessions. The weapons of the iconic Batman archnemesis include £80 ($101) razor playing cards and acid lapel flower, and his £1000 ($1200) Glock 17 pistol and grenades.

In what movie does the Joker burn money?

The iconic scene of the Joker burning a massive pile of money appears in the 2008 successful movie The Dark Knight. Played by the late Heath Ledger, the Joker uses this act as a way to manipulate and test the loyalty of a mob boss and his men. It’s a powerful scene that showcases the Joker’s chaotic and unpredictable nature, demonstrating that he values chaos and disruption over material wealth.

The scene has become particularly memorable due to Ledger’s chilling performance and the film’s exploration of themes like morality and societal order.

What is Joaquin Phoenix’s net worth?

Joaquin Phoenix as Joker
Joaquin Phoenix as Joker

Joaquin Phoenix is the actor who played the titular role in the 2019 film Joker, directed by Todd Phillips. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Phoenix has a total net worth of $80 million, as of February 2024. His acclaimed acting career, including his portrayal of the Joker, is a major contributor to his wealth.

How much did Joaquin Phoenix earn from the movie Joker?

The exact amount Joaquin Phoenix earned for his role in the 2019 movie Joker is not publicly available information. Actor salaries are often negotiated privately and kept confidential. However, some reports suggest that Phoenix received $4.5 million for his role in the first movie. This information comes from Variety, a reputable source in the entertainment industry.

It’s important to note that this is just an estimate, and the actual amount could be higher or lower. Additionally, Phoenix’s earnings likely went beyond just his base salary. He may have also received bonuses based on the film’s performance, as well as profit-sharing agreements.

For the upcoming sequel, Joker: Folie à Deux (set to be released on October 4, 2024), reports indicate a significant jump in Phoenix’s salary, reaching $20 million. This reflects his increased star power and the success of the first film.

What awards did Joaquin Phoenix win for the movie Joker?

Joaquin Phoenix’s performance as the Joker in the 2019 film was widely acclaimed, and he received several prestigious awards as a result. Here are some of the major accolades he earned:

Major Awards:

  • Academy Award / Oscar for Best Actor (2020)
  • British Academy Film Award (BAFTA) for Best Actor in a Leading Role (2020)
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (2020)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role (2020)
  • Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actor (2020)

Other Awards and Nominations:

  • Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor (2019)
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor (tied with Adam Driver) (2019)
  • Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead (nominated) (2020)
  • MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Performance in a Movie (nominated) (2020)

These awards recognize Phoenix’s transformative performance, which captured the complexities and intensity of the character. His dedication to the role, which included losing a significant amount of weight, further contributed to the acclaim he received.

What awards did Joaquin Phoenix win for the movie Joker?

Joaquin Phoenix boasts a diverse filmography filled with memorable and critically acclaimed roles. Here are some highlights beyond his iconic portrayal of the Joker:

Early Career Breakthroughs:

  • The Fall Guy (1982): He played the role of a kid in the episode Terror U.
  • Hill Street Blues (1984): He played the role of Daniel in the episodeThe Rise and Fall of Paul the Wall
  • Spacecamp (1986): He played the role of Max Graham in this film
  • Gladiator (2000): This historical epic saw Phoenix shine as the villainous Commodus, earning him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
  • Walk the Line (2005): His transformative performance as Johnny Cash in this biopic earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, a Golden Globe Award, and a Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for a Motion Picture.

Independent Gems:

  • Her (2013): This sci-fi romance features Phoenix in a poignant voice performance as Theodore Twombly, a man who falls in love with an artificially intelligent operating system.
  • The Master (2012): Phoenix delivers a captivating portrayal of a troubled World War II veteran in this Paul Thomas Anderson film.
  • You Were Never Really Here (2017): He won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of a traumatized hitman in this gritty thriller.

Other Notable Performances:

  • Signs (2002): A suspenseful film where Phoenix shines alongside Mel Gibson.
  • Hotel Rwanda (2004): He plays a real-life hotel manager who sheltered refugees during the Rwandan genocide.
  • Inherent Vice (2014): Phoenix navigates the psychedelic world of 1970s Los Angeles in this Paul Thomas Anderson film.
  • C’mon C’mon (2021): He portrays a radio journalist forging a bond with his young nephew in this heartwarming drama.

Upcoming projects:

  • Joker: Folie à Deux (2024): Phoenix reprises his role as the Joker in this highly anticipated sequel.
  • Napoleon (2023): He stars as the titular French emperor in this historical drama.

This is just a brief overview of Joaquin Phoenix’s remarkable career. His dedication to his craft and willingness to take on challenging roles have made him one of the most respected actors of his generation.

Joaquin Phoenix’s biography

Early Life:

  • Born Joaquin Rafael Bottom in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1974
  • Family joined the Children of God cult when he was young, later leaving due to its controversial practices
  • Began acting at a young age with his siblings, using the stage name Leaf Phoenix
  • Changed his name to Joaquin Phoenix in his late teens


  • Primarily homeschooled due to his acting career
  • Briefly attended high school but dropped out

Personal Life:

  • Known for being fiercely private and selective about his personal life
  • Advocate for animal rights and environmentalism
  • Has dated several actresses, including Rooney Mara, but currently not publicly linked to anyone
Source: TechTalk
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