Sean Penn Net Worth

˜You tolerate me, you really tolerate me. Sean Penn, accepting his Independent Spirit Award DURING the ’80s, Sean Penn became equally notorious for his diverse, mesmerizing performances, his brief marriage to pop goddess Madonna, and his short fuse. Critics had nothing but praise for his seamless screen characterizations, whether the actor was assuming the identity of cheerfully stoned surfer dude Jeff Spicoli in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), or stepping into the shoes of cold-blooded, embittered Sergeant Meserve in Casualties of War (1989). Though he rarely struck out at the box office, Penn frequently struck out at nosy, camera-toting reporters. In the summer of 1985, the temperamental thespian beaned a British photographer with a rock. The following spring, he took a swing at Daniel Wolinski after the songwriter bestowed a friendly kiss upon Madonna, the then Mrs. Penn. That episode earned the actor a year’s probation, which he promptly violated a few months later by kicking the asses of two photographers he caught snooping around his New York apartment. He managed to behave himself for almost a full year following that incident, but wouldn’t you know it, a hapless extra on the set of the 1987’s Colors snapped his …