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John Krasinski Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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What is John Krasinski’s net worth? $30 million

How did John Krasinski his money and wealth?

Born in the year 1979 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, John Krasinski is an American actor, writer, and filmmaker. John Burke made his on-stage debut in sixth grade as Daddy Warbucks. He was raised as a Roman Catholic and had always aspired to be in the entertainment industry. John also served as a teacher of English language briefly in his career. Before getting admission to a college, John taught English as a foreign language in Costa Rica. He did his higher studies in Playwriting. His thesis for graduation was on the topic ‘Contents Under Pressure’. The earlier years of his career were marked by performances in Wed (2007), Jarhead (2005), Dreamgirls (2006), Leatherheads (2007), Monsters versus Outsiders (2009) and Something Borrowed (2011).

He interned as a scriptwriter in multiple shows including ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ and also picked up side jobs like teaching youth Basketball. His big break was when he was cast for the role of Jim Halpert in an American sitcom ‘The Office’. The audience loved his portrayal of Jim Halpert and according to sources, Krasinski put in a lot of effort to get the part right. He was known to interview employees of paper companies to master the technicalities of his role. John Karpinski appeared in almost every episode of The Office, and after the completion of the series, he starred in many shows including A New Wave and Smiley Face.

John had ruled the television industry, and now it was time for him to try his hand in the mainstream movie business. His debut movie was License to Wed in the year 2007. The movie made a fairly good collection, and John made several guest appearances post the popularity. He has made appearances in series like Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Without a Trace, Ed, American Dad, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. John also appeared in successful movies like Kinsey, Duane Hopwood, Jarhead, The Holiday and Sherk the Third.

John Krasinski was nominated 22 times in various award shows for his portrayal of Jim Halpert. He won 5 awards for The office including the Online Film and Television Association Award, Gold Derby TV Award and Screen Actors Guild Award. His awards are a show of his immense popularity amongst the audience worldwide and his capabilities as an actor and scriptwriter.

John always wanted to try his luck in the directing field, and he finally made his directorial debut in the year 2009 with the film Brief Interview with Hideous Men. This was a comedy drama and was widely loved by the audience. He also wrote the screenplay for several short stories which were adaptations of David Foster Wallace’s collection. This movie premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was successful enough to get nominated for the Grand Jury Prize. In 2018, he directed and starred in the movie A Quiet Place alongside his wife Emily Blunt which premiered at South by Southwest. It opened to major critical acclaim and was declared a box office hit with collections of over $340 million worldwide. Apart from being regarded as one of the Top 10 Films of 2018 by the National Board of Review and American Film Institute, it was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score, amongst others. Emily Blunt won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role. A sequel for the movie will come out on May 15, 2020.

What are the highest grossing movies of John Krasinski?

  • Shrek the Third (2007): $799.0 million
  • Monsters University (2013): $744.2 million
  • Monsters Vs. Aliens (2009): $381.5 million
  • A Quiet Place (2018): $340.9 million
  • It’s Complicated (2009): $219.1 million
  • The Holiday (2006): $205.1 million
  • The Muppets (2011): $165.2 million
  • Dreamgirls (2006): $154.9 million
  • The Wind Rises (2014) $117.9 million
  • Jarhead (2005): $96.9 million

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