Alexander Rae Baldwin III, known by his stage name, Alec Baldwin is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer. Here is a quick summary of Alec Baldwin’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Born on April 3, 1958, in Amityville, New York, Alec is the eldest son of Carol Newcomb and Alexander Rae Baldwin Jr.
He went to Alfred G. Berner High School and then was accepted into George Washington University. He then transferred to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He ultimately received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from NYU.
Alec met his first wife, Kim Basinger in 1990. They got married in 1993 and had their first child in 1995. The pair however divorced by 2002.
In 2011, he began dating Hilaria Thomas. They married in 2012. The couple has three children together, Carmen, Rafael, and Leonardo Angel Charles. They are expecting a fourth child.
Baldwin made his theatre debut in Broadway in 1986 in Joe Orton’s Loot. He has also appeared in productions like Serious Money and a revival of A Streetcar Named Desire. He played the titular character in Macbeth in 1998 in The Public Theater. In 2004, he also appeared in a Broadway revival of the play, Twentieth Century. In 2005, he was part of the South Pacific musical held in Carnegie Hall. He also starred in Joe Orton’s Entertaining Mr. Sloane in his off-Broadway revival. In 2013, he starred in Orphans on Broadway.
From 1980-82, Alec appeared in the soap opera The Doctors. He also starred in Cutter to Houston, Knots Landing, and Dress Gray. He was also one of the narrators for Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends.
He made guest appearances in F.R.I.E.N.D.S., Will and Grace, Law & Order, and Nip/Tuck.
He starred in 30 Rock in 2006 and from the third season was credited as one of the show’s producers.
In 2009, he began to co-host TCM’s The Essentials along with Robert Osborne. In 2017, he became sole host after Osborne’s death.
In 2010, he was one of the hosts of the Academy Awards along with Steve Martin.
As of 2017, he has hosted Saturday Night Live a grand total of seventeen times.
In 2013, he was given his own talk show, Up Late with Alec Baldwin. However, MSNBC canceled it only after five episodes.
Baldwin appeared for the first time in the big screen in 1982 in the film, Forever, Lulu. He also appeared in Beetlejuice, Working Girl and The Hunt for Red October.
He has also starred in movies like, The Marrying Man, Glengarry Glen Ross, Prelude to a Kiss, The Getaway, The Shadow, The Edge, The Juror, Heaven’s Prisoners, Pearl Harbor, The Cooler, The Aviator, The Departed, Mini’s First Time, Suburban Girl, It’s Complicated, The Devil and Daniel Webster, and Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation.
In 2009, he also became the host of The New York Philharmonic This Week. Baldwin also has his own podcast called, Here’s the Thing.
Awards and Achievements
Baldwin has won three Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and seven Screen Actor’s Guild Awards for his work on 30 Rock alone. He has won a Primetime Emmy Award for his portrayal of Trump on SNL. He has a grand total of 97 nominations and 45 wins for his multiple roles.
Net Worth of Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin has a net worth of $65 million. His wealth stems from his successful career in Hollywood.
Alec Baldwin is undeniably one of the most talented actors of his age, transitioning seamlessly from the theatre to Television to films. He has won critical acclaim for his performances in all three arenas.