How much is the actor Steve Carell Worth?
The multitalented actor, comedian, director as well as the producer, Steven John Carell is a well-known face in the industry being active since early 1989.He has successfully managed to make himself worth of $45 Million until now.
Born and raised in Acton Massachusetts, he was born on August 16, 1962. The youngest of his parent’s five children, he was born to Edwin A. Carell and Harriet Theresa.
Carell’s father was an electrical engineer while his mother was a psychiatric nurse. His father was originally surnamed- Caroselli which he later changed to Carell.
For his primary schooling, Carell joined the Nashoba Brooks School. He later changed schools to The Fenn School, finally completing his primary level in the Middlesex School.
While young, he was very athletic and used to play ice hockey and lacrosse. Finishing his high school, he then joined the Denison University to attain a degree in history. He graduated in 1984.
He started his career as a mail carrier in Littleton, Massachusetts for over six months. However, he got fired because his boss told him that he needed to be faster.
After gettin fired from his job as a mail carrier, he then started performing. Acting in stage plays in the touring children’s theater company for a period of time, he eventually got the chance to appear in the comedy musical titled Knat Scatt Private Eye.
Then, he also got to appear in a TV commercial for the Brown’s Chicken. He then toured along with the comedy troupe The Second City in 1991.
After appearing in various stage plays, he finally made his TV debut in a minor role in the film- Curly Sue. He also was one of the cast members of the ABC comedy program The Dana Carvey Show.
After that, he played several minor roles in Over The Top, Come to Papa, Just Shoot Me!, Watching Ellie as well as Melinda and Melinda.
Finally, his big break came in 2005 when he starred in the NBC mockumentary titled- The Office. The series was a mockumentary that revolved around the life at the paper supply company. Playing the role of Michael Scott, the series became his breakthrough to the world of fame. The show ran from 2006 till its ending in 2011.
It was estimated that he was paid $175, 000 per episode by the third season for playing his character.
After the success of his role in The Office, he then got to play major roles in various films. Some of his most famous roles include- as Andy Stitzer in The 40-year-old virgin (2005), as Rich in American Storage (2006), as Maxwell Smart in Get Smart (2008), as well as Dodge Peterson in Seeking a Friend for the End of The World (2012).
He also voiced the animated character Gru for the animated film series- Despicable Me, Minions, and also for the short films- Puppy, Panic in the Mailroom, and training wheels. His most recent works include his roles in Cafe Society (2016), Freeheld (2015) and the animated film- Minions (2015). He is set to portray the role of Bobby Rings in the upcoming film Battle of the Sexes and as Larry Meadows in Last Flag Flying.
He has also voiced the character Gru for the upcoming animated film- Despicable Me 3.
|Name||Steven John Carell|
|Date of birth||August 16, 1962|
|Birthplace||Concord, Massachusetts, United States|
|Height||5’9″ (175 cm)|
|Profession||Actor, Voice Actor|
|Father’s name||Edwin A. Carell|
|Mother’s name||Hariet Carell|
|Net Worth||$45 Million|
Marriage and Divorce
The good looking actor has obviously no difficulty finding a match for himself. And he has found his soul mate in the actress Nancy Carell. They both had met when they were actors in the Second City Troupe. Falling in love when working together, the pair got married in 1995. They currently have two children together named- Elisabeth and John.
The talented actor Steve Carell is quite popular and is followed by his loyal fans whether on or off screen.
Although the actor seems active only on Twitter, he does have fan based pages dedicated to him. His Twitter is followed by over 5 million followers.
Earning solely from his acting roles in films and TV shows, he has made his net worth’s value increase each year by millions. Voicing animated characters as well as guest appearances on TV shows has also contributed to his net worth.
He currently has a net worth value of over $45 million as estimated by his earnings throughout the years.
Rumors and Controversy
Although he has made it to the top, living the life of the Hollywood celebrity, there has been not much controversial that related to him. There are no negative rumors that go around about him as well.