Actor and comedian Steve Carell is well-known for his comedic and witty roles on television and film. His major appearances include the television show The Office and leading films like The 40-Year-Old Virgin. Currently, Carell is developing a comedy series based on his brief experience as a mailman. However, in the summer of 2017, the biggest hit will be his voice performance of Gru in the motion picture film, Despicable Me 3.
Steve Carell’s Net Worth as of 2017: $45 Million
Steve Carell’s projected net worth as of 2017 is $45 million. But how did he get here? Let’s take a look.
Steve Carell started his career in the entertainment industry by performing and touring with a children’s theater company. In 1989, he appeared in a television commercial for Brown’s Chicken. In spring 1996, he was a cast member of The Dana Carvey Show, a small, short-lived sketch comedy program on ABC. Along with fellow cast member Stephen Colbert, Carell provided the voice of Gary, half of The Ambiguously Gay Duo, the Robert Smigel-produced animated short which continued on Saturday Night Live later that year.
However, his break-through year signified to be 2005. Carell signed a deal with NBC to star in the TV show, The Office. The mockumentary about life in the mid-sized paper supply company served as a remake of a successful British television series. Carell won a Golden Globe Award and Television Critics Association Award in 2006 for his role in The Office. He also received six Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his work in the series (2006–2011). In addition, he earned approximately $175,000 per episode for the third season of The Office, twice his salary for the previous two seasons.
Carell continues to keep audience and film enthusiasts in awe with his dazzling and entertaining performances. Carell participated in notable films including Evan Almighty (2007), Get Smart (2008), and the Despicable Me series (2010, 2013, and 2017). Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), as well as Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013), illustrate his acting brilliance. Inn 2015, Carrell was nominated for a Best Actor in a Leading role Academy Award following his dark tun in Foxcatcher.
His 2017 work includes the third installation of Despicable Me, Battle of the Sexes, and Last Flag Flying. Stay tuned to his upcoming major works!