Steve Carell Net Worth $70 million
Steve Carell salary $20,000,000
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Steve Carell is an American actor, comedian, director, producer and writer and his current net worth is $70 million.
Born in Massachusetts to Edwin A. Carell, an electrical engineer, and Harriet Theresa, a psychiatric nurse, as the youngest of four children, he is of Italian, Polish and German descent.
Raised as Roman Catholic, he completed his education at Nashoba Brooks School, The Fenn School and Middlesex School.
While in high school he played ice hockey and lacrosse. He used to play the fife with the other members of his family.
Later he joined a reenacting group portraying the 10th -North Lincoln- Regiment of Foot.
Because of the group he gained an interest in history and went to study it at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, from where he earned a degree in the subject.
While at the university he became a member of Burpee’s Seedy Theatrical Company, a student-run improvisational comedy group, as well as a goalie on Big Red hockey team for four years.
He spent time as a disc jockey, as well as a mail carrier in Littleton, Massachusetts. Early in his performing career he acted on the stage in a touring children’s theater company.
Later he acted in the comedy musical, Knat Scatt Private Eye, in a television commercial for Brown’s Chicken in 1989.
A few years later he also performed with The Second City where Stephen Colbert performed.
How did Steve Carell get famous?
He made his film debut in a minor role in Curly Sue and later he earned a role as a member of The Dana Carvey Show, a sketch comedy program on ABC.
Although it only lasted seven episodes, the show became the reason why Steve Carell is now a famous actor.
After the success of the show other followed, including in The Office, a mockumentary about life at a mid-sized paper supply company. There he played the role of Michael Scott, the idiosyncratic regional manager.
For his performance in the series he received a Golden Globe Award and Television Critics Association Award, as well as six Prime Time Emmy Award nominations.
How does Steve Carell make his money?
He earned approximately $175,000 per episode of the third season of The Office, twice his salary for the previous seasons.
Carell left the show in 2010 to focus on his film career and starred in his first major role in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.
Because his performance impressed the Anchorman producer, Judd Apatow, he approached Steve about making a film together. There, Steve mentioned the idea he had a long time ago about a middle-aged man who is still a virgin.
Then the 2005 film The 40-Year-Old-Virgin, which he and Apatow developed and wrote together.
Among his most famous roles are Evan Almighty (2007), Get Smart (2008), Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and The Way, Way Back (both 2013).
In 2011 he became the 31st highest paid actor, excluding television-related projects, after he earned $17.5 million.
Carell will headline the biographical comedy-drama Battle of the Sexes, portraying tennis star Bobby Riggs and co-starring with Emma Stone.