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Seth MacFarlane Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Seth MacFarlane’s worth? $300 Million

How did Seth MacFarlane earn his money and wealth?

The popular TV actor, voice actor, and comedian, Seth Woodbury MacFarlane gained popularity as the producer of “Family Guy”; a popular series telecasted on 20th Century Fox since 1999-2003, and from 2005 to this day and age. His wonderful work on Family Guy bagged him a Primetime Emmy Award. He is reported to have missed one of the flights that collided with the Twin Towers on 11th September 2001. After graduating, Seth MacFarlane was recruited by Hanna-Barbera Productions (now known as Cartoon Network Studios) working as a writer and animator on TV series’, Cow and Chicken (1995), Jungle Cubs (1996) and Johnny Bravo (1997). Seth also worked as an animator for Walt Disney which added to his paychecks.

Seth MacFarlane is estimated to worth about $250 million. This hoard of millions is a result of him working in various genres. There is yet an amazing attribute linked to the 44-year-old American Actor. It is that acting alone had not been Seth’s forte; he has been a successful television director, film director, producer, comedian, creator, animator, voice actor, singer, screenwriter as well as been involved in live-action. His multitudinous personality made him a two-time recipient of Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance. Fortunately, he also got a proposal from FOX to produce a pilot for what would ultimately become Family Guy (1998). The deal cracked and a mammoth $50,000 was added to his emolument. The debut of Family Guy further made Farlane become one of the co-creators of TV series, American Dad which aired from 2005 to the present.

According to some sources, the estimated value of Family Guy franchise accounted for a thumping amount of $1,000,000,000. His estimated syndication project earnings of the show since 2007 estimated to be worth approximately $400,000,000. MacFarlane’s comedy film, Ted, in which he provided his voice for the teddy bear was one of his highest rated comedy flicks. Writing, directing and starring in Ted (2012) has gone on to generate over $500 million at the worldwide box office. This success led to the creation of its sequel Ted 2 (2015) which grossed nearly $200 million. The project earnings in 2012 grossed about $36 Million.

The remuneration from Family Guy on Fox from 2005 to 2008 accounted– $2,000,000. Now that’s worthy of attention but that’s not all. The sales of straight-to-DVD for movie Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story stockpiled– $80,000,000. The deal with Fox to run Family Guy in the network for consecutive five years costs – $100, 000, 00.

MacFarlane has also been seeking to work on Broadway and could further fatten his repertoire well beyond comedy as he did with Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. MacFarlane has also released four studio albums for which has been nominated for four times for a Grammy Award.

What are the highest grossing TV Shows and movies of Seth MacFarlane?

  1. Sing (2016) : $634.2 million
  2. Ted (2012) : $634.2 million
  3. Ted 2 (2015) : $216.7 million
  4. Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) : $160.4 mllion
  5. Tooth Fairy (2014): $87.2million

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