How much is Steve Carell worth? $50 million
How did Steve Carell earn his money and wealth?
Steve Carell was born in Concord, Massachusetts, USA, on 16th August 1962. He went to Middlesex School and earned a degree in History from Denison University, Granville, Ohio. At the University radio station, he spent time as a disc jockey under the name “ Sapphire Steve Carell”.
Carell started performing in a comedy musical, Khat Scatt Private Eye in 1989. He then acted in a television commercial for Brown’s Chicken. Carell made his film debut, playing a minor role in 1991 American romantic comedy-drama, Curly Sue. He was a cast member in The Dana Carvey Show, which was a short-lived comedy program. Later he performed in many television series such as Come to Papa and Over the Top.
Later he performed in films such as Tomorrow Night (1998), Bruce Almighty (2003), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Sleepover (2004) and so on. He also appeared in many television series during this period.
In 2005, Carell starred in American television comedy series, The Office, aired on NBC from 2005 to 2013. He won Golden Globe Award for his performance in the series. The show was a super hit by third season and Carell earned about $175,000 per episode. The same year he co-starred in romantic comedy fantasy film Bewitched (2005). He also co-wrote and starred the film The 40-Year-Old Virgin with Judd Apatow.
The following year, he starred as Uncle Frank in Little Miss Sunshine (2006), a comedy-drama road film. The next year he played the title character Evan Baxter, in Evan Almighty (2007). Later in the year, he co-starred in Dan in Real Life (2007), alongside Dane Cook and Juliette Binoche.
In 2008, Carell played the role of Maxwell Smart in Get Smart, which was a commercial hit grossing over $200 million worldwide. A year later, in 2010, he co-starred with Tina Fey in Comedy film, Date Night by Shawn Levy.
Carell voiced the title character Gru in computer-animated comedy film Despicable Me in 2010 and he reprised the role in its sequel Despicable Me 2 (2013) and also in its third installment Despicable Me 3 (2017).
In 2014, Carell starred in crime drama film Foxcatcher. He was nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture and also for Academy Award for Best Actor. The following year he appeared in Peter Sollett’s gay rights drama Freeheld (2015). His another release in the year was biographical comedy-drama The Big Short (2015) by Adam McKay.
Carell then starred in 2017 biographical comedy-drama Battle of the Sexes, which portrayed the life of tennis star Bobby Riggs.
What are the highest grossing movies of Steve Carell?
- Despicable Me 3 (2017): $1.034 billion
- Despicable Me 2 (2013): $970.8 million
- Despicable Me (2010): $546.1million
- Bruce Almighty (2003): $484.6 million
- The 40-Year Old Virgin (2005): $177.4 million
- Little Miss Sunshine (2006): 100.5 million