Jason Bateman is a popular American actor, director, and producer who rose to prominence after his role as Michael Bluth in the sitcom Arrested Development. He went on to get cast in several popular movies like Hancock, Up In The Air, Horribles Bosses 2, The Gift and likewise. Currently, he is playing the lead role in the Netflix series Ozark where he is the director and the executive producer. Here is a quick summary of Jason Bateman’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Jason Bateman Early Life
Jason Kate Bateman was born on 14th January 1969 in New York. His mother was a flight attendant and his father was himself an actor, director as well as a writer. In his childhood, he had to shift from places to places like they moved to Salt Lake City from New York and then again to California. They were not well-to-do family and Jason and his sister had to support the family financially through the money they used to get from their TV shows.
In the 1990s, Jason struggled with the addiction to alcohol and drugs. He got married to Amanda Anka in 2001 and they have two daughters. Jason is a popular American TV personality and he has 21 different nominations to his name. Along with his roles in movies, he was actively involved in various popular TV series.
Jason Bateman Career, Awards & Achievement
Jason started his career in acting with a commercial which led to certain side roles in TV series. One of the best works in his early career as the role of David Hogan in the TV series The Hogan Family. His debut movie role was in Teen Wolf Too. His real breakthrough came when he was cast for the comedy series Arrested Development and his role of Michael Bluth helped him win over the critics and awards.
Jason has been a popular voice actor behind the scenes. For being the voice actor in the movie Zootopia, he received awards. More than TV series, Jason will be remembered for his roles in some of the hit movies like Hancock in 2008, The Gift in 2015, comedy movies like Horrible Bosses and its sequel, The Switch in 2010. He made his directorial debut with Bad Words in 2013.
He is currently producing the movie Game Night where he is also an actor. Simultaneously, he is directing and producing Netflix series Ozark. He has won awards for TV roles and movie roles. He had to take a break from his active career in late 2005 as he underwent a throat surgery.
Awards & Achievements
Jason received Golden Globe Awards in 2005 for Best Performance By Actor in TV Series in ‘Arrested Development’. He also won the Satellite Awards for the series in the same year. As a matter of fact, the Screen Actors Guild award was given to him the next year for his role in Arrested Development. For his voice acting in Zootpia, he received Annie Awards and Kids’ Choice Awards. Recently he has been inducted into Hollywood Walk Of Fame for his contribution to Hollywood movie world.
Net Worth of Jason Bateman
Jason Bateman has an estimated net worth of over $30 million. He is a multitalented person who has been part of TV series and movies consistently. His occasional voice acting has also contributed to his health. He has been actively producing television films and Netflix series and earning a good deal of money. Jason has recently bought nearly 7,000 square feet estate and has a good number of high-priced cars.
Jason Bateman is slowly moving from acting to directing and producing. He is more into acting for the movies and TV series which he is either producing or directing. He is called a teen idol because of his extreme popularity among teenagers. He is a true inspiration for everyone who is not from well-to-do family.