Steve Carell is a well-known American actor who is best known for portraying the role of Michael Scott in ‘The Office’. He is also a director, writer, producer, and comedian. From 1999 to 2005, he was ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’ correspondent. Carell has appeared in many films like ‘Evan Almighty’, ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’, ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’, ‘The Way, Way Back’, and ‘Little Miss Sunshine’. Now let’s have a close look at Steve Carell’s net worth in 2019.
Steven John Carell was born on August 16, 1962, in Concord, Massachusetts, to his parents Harriet Theresa and Edwin A. Carell. He grew up in Acton, Massachusetts.
He went to several schools including the Nashoba Brooks School. In 1984, he earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Granville, Ohio’s Denison University. As a student, he joined the Burpee’s Seedy Theatrical Company.
In 1995, Steve Carell got married to Nancy Walls. The couple has two children named Elisabeth and John born in 2001 and 2004 respectively. He grew up as a Roman Catholic. He was inspired to acting by Steve Martin, George Carlin, Bill Cosby, Peter Sellers, and John Cleese.
Carell has served as a goalie for four years for the hockey team Big Red. He was also a disc jockey known as “Sapphire Steve Carell” at the radio station WDUB.
In the beginning, Steve Carell used to work as a mail carrier. In 1989, he started appearing in the TV commercial of Brown’s Chicken. He then used to perform with the Chicago troupe called ‘The Second City’. In 1991, he made his film debut by appearing in the movie ‘Curly Sue’.
In 1998, Carell was seen in the films ‘Tomorrow Night’ and ‘Homegrown’. He was then seen in the 2003 film ‘Bruce Almighty’. His film roles from the 2000s include ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy’, ‘Sleepover’, ‘Melinda and Melinda’, ‘Bewitched’, ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’, ‘Little Miss Sunshine’, ‘Knocked Up’, and ‘Stories USA’.
His other film roles include ‘The Big Short’, ‘Café Society’, ‘Foxcatcher’, and ‘Battle of the Sexes’. He has also voiced the films ‘’Over the Hedge’, ‘Horton Hears a Who!’, ‘Despicable Me’, and Panic in the Mailroom’.
In 1996, he became the writer of the television show ‘The Dana Carvey Show’. In the 1990s, he was seen on the TV shows ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘Over the Top’. He became a cast of ‘The Daily Show’ in 1999. His other television credits include ‘The Office’, ‘Watching Ellie’, and ‘Web Therapy’.
Awards & Achievements
In 2014, Steve Carell was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. In 2005, he won the Golden Globe Award for his role in ‘The Office’. He was also nominated for the 2014 BAFTA Awards. He has received ten nominations for the Primetime Emmy Awards and has won the Screen Actors Guild Awards three times in his career. Carrell has won two awards from the Writers Guild of America out of five nominations.
Net Worth of Steve Carell
Steve Carell has an estimated net worth of more than $55 million. This fortune comes by appearing in a number of films and television shows. Carell was the producer and actor of the film ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’ and ‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’. He has also acted and executive produced the film ‘’Get Smart’. He will be next seen in the movies ‘Beautiful Boy’, ‘The Women of Marwen’, and Backseat’. Carell is also the creator, director, executive producer, and writer of ‘Angie Tribeca’.
Steve Carell is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. For his contribution to acting, he received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His popularity also made him lent his voice for the video games ‘Outlaw Golf’ and ‘Despicable Me: The Game’. Carell became popular after ‘The Office’ and has got many fans across the world.