Christopher Peter Meloni is a Hollywood actor; popularly he was most appreciated for his amazing roles in a super hit television series ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ and HBO prison drama where he plays Chris Keller. He was disappeared for a while and made a comeback to HBO in 2012. Currently, Meloni is working on a comic book series as an executive producer of Happy. Here is a quick summary of Christopher Meloni’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Christopher Peter Meloni was born in Washington D.C, the USA on 2 April 1961. He was the youngest among all the three children to Dr. Charles Robert Meloni, who used to work as an endocrinologist, and Cecile, who was a homemaker. Meloni did his schooling from St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School in Alexandria, Virginia.
He used to play football during his school days. Later he went to the University of Colorado at Boulder to learn to act. In 1983 Meloni accomplished his graduation and got a degree in history. Later he went to New York where he resumed his studies at the Neighborhood Playhouse as well as the Center for the Media Arts.
Christopher meloni had to undergo various odd jobs before getting his first breakthrough in film industry. Meloni worked various jobs for a living. In the early 90s Meloni did various television comedy series and hence in 1994 he began to appear on the big screens and getting minor roles or cameos in films which were admired by everyone.
In 1998 he was given a role in the famous television series called ‘OZ.’ He did that show straight for five long years before the show went off the air. In 1999 another television series ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ where he portrayed police detective character which was appreciated by everyone and hence made it the most popular character of his life. Further, he was seen in various films in a lead role.
Awards & Achievement
He has been nominated for various roles played by him, but unfortunately very few roles got him awarded. It was 1999 when Meloni won his first Online Film & Television Association Award for Best Guest Actor in a Cable Series which was ‘OZ.’ Further, he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2006, The Gold Derby Awards in 2014, and has been nominated three times for the Prism Awards.
Net Worth of Christopher Meloni
Though his salary is unknown but, indeed he is making a lot of money and adding endless zeros to his book bank by acting in various hit films and television series. He has an estimated net worth of around $30 million. He is among the top actors in the film industry. Christopher Meloni has worked various jobs, but his profession as an actor has got him enough money and luxury.
Christopher Peter Meloni is indeed a megastar already in Hollywood. He has done various hit television series as well as movies. He has various ups and downs in his early where he used to work as a construction laborer, a bartender, and many more. Even in his early years, he had to do small, unpopular television comedy series.
He was a struggling artist, but afterward, he began getting cameos in films and eventually played some great roles which were appreciated by everyone. Today he is considered as a megastar. His best performance is considered as the role played by him in super hit television series ‘OZ’ (1998-2003) and ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,’ (1999–2011).