Jason Lee is an American actor and producer who also a skateboarder, the co-founder, and co-owner of ‘Stereo Skateboards,’ a company which makes skateboard decks. He is probably famous for his role in the television comedy series ‘My Name Is Earl.’ Now let’s have a close look at Jason Lee’s net worth in 2018.
Jason Michael Lee was born on April 25, 1970, in Santa Ana, California. He was born to his father, Greg Lee, and mother, Carol Lee. His father was a car dealership manager and mother was a simple housewife.
Lee was an average student and loved playing different sports. He was more of an outdoor person who loved skating, surfing, and other similar activities. His parents moved to Huntington Beach where Lee spent his entire childhood.
There is no record of Lee’s previous dating life. He married his longtime girlfriend, Carmen Llywelyn, an actress, and photographer. The couple was married for six years. Llywelyn later cited that the main reason for their divorce was Lee’s commitment to Scientology. She called Scientology a ‘sinister cult’ and mentioned that Lee was completely consumed by that cult and he became very controlling.
After the divorce, Lee started dating Beth Riesgraf, an actress. Together, they have a son. The couple were in a relationship for quite a long and were engaged. Due to their personal differences, they ended their relationship. The couple was never married.
Lee then met a fashion model and actress, Ceren Alkaç at a concert in Britain. Initially, the couple was in touch via email, texting and phone calls. Alkaç then moved from Turkey to Australia; soon the couple started dating and after few years tied a knot. They got married in the United States and are blessed with three kids. There were rumors that the couple is getting a divorce, but it was a false alarm.
As of now, Lee doesn’t practice Scientology.
Before becoming an actor, Lee was a professional skateboarder who took part in several tournaments. He was part of the sports for a few years from late 1980’s to early 1990’s. He then co-founded a stereo sound agency, ‘Stereo Skateboards’ with a fellow skateboarder Chris Pastras. The company remained non-operational for few years before both of the founders successfully revived the company.
Lee has appeared in numerous skateboarding promotional videos and has also participated in the annual Stand-Up for Skateparks Event. Right from the childhood, Lee was interested in skateboarding, and he had successfully turned his passion into his career.
After skateboarding, Lee decided to change his path of career and took a serious interest in acting. Initially, for around two years, he appeared in small music videos and low budget movies.
Lee’s first major breakthrough came with the Indie classic ‘Mi Vida Loca.’ His talent was very much appreciated, and he earned a lot of recognition. Lee continued his acting and went on to do several movies. He became good friends with the director Kevin Smith and appeared in movies like ‘Mallrats,’ ‘Chasing Amy’ and ‘Dogma,’ all movies were directed by Smith.
Lee then appeared in a lead role in a famous television series ‘My Name is Earl.’ The role in the series earned him a lot of positive critics, and he received several awards for the same. Unfortunately, ‘NBC’ canceled the show after four seasons. Lee also received a lead in the film series ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks.’
Furthermore, Lee has starred in a popular television series, ‘Memphis Beat.’ He has also produced and directed several music videos and short documentaries.
Awards and Achievements
Jason Lee is a multi-talented personality who has achieved great success in both, sports as well as acting. He has been nominated on several occasions for major awards. His biggest achievement would be winning the ‘Golden Globe Award’ on two occasions.
Net Worth of Jason Lee
The estimated net worth of Jason Lee is approximately $20 million. His main source of income has been his earnings from his career in entertainment. He also earns a hefty income from his company, ‘Stereo Skateboards.’
Jason Lee made the most out his talents to climb the ladder of success. As a professional skateboarder, he inspired several young boys to pursue a career in the sports. Lee is also a very successful actor whose talent can be seen in various movies and television series. Currently, he is married to his beautiful wife, and the couple is enjoying lives with their kids.