Steve Carell Net Worth: Career & Earnings

Steve Carell
Steve Carell (Source: The Talks)

An American actor, comedian, producer, and director Steve Carell’s net worth is $80 million.

He is widely famous for his role as Michael Scott in the American comedy series ‘The Office’ and Andy Stitzer in the movie ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’.

Steve Carell
Steve Carell (Source: POPSUGAR)

Carell has won many awards, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy, for his role in The Office.

Similarly, he was nominated for Oscar from the movie Foxcatcher, The Big Short, and Battle of the Sexes. Also, he was nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in two movies.

Steve Carell | Quick Facts

Let’s see some quick facts about Steve Carell.

Full Name Steven John Carell
Net Worth $ 80 Million
Birth Date August 16, 1962
Birth Place Concord, Massachusettes
Nick Name None
Religion Roman Catholic
Nationality American
Ethnicity Italian, German (father)

Polish (mother)

Education Denison University (Bachelor in History)
Horoscope Leo
Father’s Name Edwin A. Carell, an Electrical Engineer
Mother’s Name Harriet Theresa, a Psychiatric Nurse
Siblings Gregory Carell, an architect (eldest)

Timothy Carell, an engineer (second eldest)

Michael Carell, a businessman (third)

Age 59 Years Old
Height 5 feet 8 inches (175 cm)
Weight 78 Kg
Skin Tone White
Hair Color White
Eye Color Hazel
Beard or Moustache Yes
Feet/ Shoe Size 10(US)
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marriage  Married
Relationship Nancy Carell
Children Elisabeth Anne Carell (daughter)

Johnny Carell (son)

Profession Actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director
Endorsements N/A
Salary $750,000 per episode
Active Since 1989
Genres Comedy, Drama
Social Media Twitter
Awards Golden Globe Award, Screen Actor Guild Award, Writers Guild of America Award, AARP Movies for Grownups Award, Critics Choice Movie Award, Film Independent Spirit Award, Gotham Award, Hollywood Film Award, MTV Movie Award, People’s Choice Award, Teen Choice Award, National Board Of Review
Major TV Shows The Office, Life’s Too Short, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Morning Show, Space Force, The Simpsons
Major Movies The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Foxcatcher, The Big Short, Despicable Me, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Battle of Sexes
Last Updated  June 2022

Steve Carell | Net Worth and Income

As of June 2022, Steve Carell’s net worth is $80 million, which he earned through acting, writing, hosting, and directing.

In the early seasons of ‘The Office,’ Carell started with a salary of $87,500 per episode. By season 3, he earned $175,000 per episode.

Similarly, it hiked to $300,000 per episode, which was twice the earlier season.

Carell was paid a mere $500,000 for the 2005 film The 40-Year-Old Virgin.

Steve Carell on 40 Years Old Virgin
Steve Carell on 40 Years Old Virgin (Source: Business Insider)

After The Office, everything changed. He gained stardom and proved that he could carry a TV show.

With the success of the show, Carell started earning tens of millions of dollars in salary for movies and TV shows.

He earned a whopping $15 million for his role in the 2011 film Crazy Stupid Love.

Net Worth of Steve Carell in Different Currencies

Here is Steve Carell’s net worth in different currencies, including the cryptocurrency BitCoin.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 71 Million
Pound Sterling £ 60 Million
Australian Dollar A$ 112 Million
Canadian Dollar C$  103 Million
Indian Rupee ₹ 74 Billion
BitCoin ฿ 1,675

Steve Carell | Cars and Houses

Cars

Carell rides a silver Porsche 911 which costs about $150,000. Similarly, other cars in his collection include the Audi A8 worth around $86,500.

Carell loves BMW cars but has not purchased any yet.

Though Carell owns luxurious cars, his all-time favorite is his pumpkin-orange colored Volkswagen Rabbit which was his first car as a teenager.

Furthermore, Carrell was involved in a hilarious incident where he was struck by a fan’s car while he was riding his bike. He said, ‘She so happy to hit me.’

Houses

Steve Carell’s net worth as of June 2022 is an astonishing $60 million

Steve Carell and his wife dropped $6 million for a house in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles located in the Toluca Lake State.

The two-story and 16,853 square foot home has five bedrooms, eight bathrooms.

They leveled up and added features including a spa, an elevator, mudroom, a study room, a den leading to the courtyard, and a guest house, a tennis court, a basketball court, and an outdoor pool.

Carell also owns a modest four-bedroom home over Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts.

Steve Carell | Lifestyle and Vacations

Lifestyle

As of June 2022, Steve Carell’s net worth is an astounding $80 million. He lives a pretty lavish lifestyle along with his family.

Carell mostly wears a plain suit with matching shoes in award programs and other functions. Similarly, he usually wears a Navy Wollen jacket in the morning for morning walks.

Besides, he does not like printed dresses. He also likes to keep it plain and straightforward when it comes to dressing up.

Vacations

Carell and his wife Nancy like to spend their weekend in the place where they grew up, Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts.

Similarly, the 40-Years-Old-Virgin likes surfing more than anything.

Steve Carell | Charity

Steve Carell has supported many charities over the years.

He supports the Alliance for Children’s Rights that protects the rights and futures of abused and impoverished children.

Similarly, Steve has been associated with Entertainment Industry Foundation for quite a while now. The foundation raises awareness and funds for hunger and cancer.

Moreover, some other foundations that Steve donates his time or money to include Make-A-Wish Foundation, Black Lives Matter, Elton John HIV/AIDS, etc.

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Steve Carell | Movies and Television

Steve Carell gained popularity from the show The Office.

After that, he appeared in many television shows like Life’s Too Short, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Morning Show, The Simpsons, and Space Force.

Similarly, he later acted in different movies like The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Foxcatcher, The Big Short, Crazy Stupid Love, Battle of the Sexes, Little Miss Sunshine, The Way Way Back, and Despicable Me, among others.

His role in the dramatic film Foxcather as a millionaire and convicted murderer, John Eleuthera du Pont, garnered him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor.

Moreover, he played activist Steven Goldstein in gay rights drama Freeheld, followed by another biographical drama, The Big Short.

In 2017, Carrel appeared in another drama, Battle of the Sexes and Beautiful Boy.

Return to Television Shows (2019–present)

In 2019, Carell returned to TV to star in the Apple TV+ drama series The Morning Show.

For his performance in the first season, Carell was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor. It was his eleventh Emmy nomination overall.

He also starred in the Netflix comedy series Space Force, which he created and produced himself along with Greg Daniels, the creator of The Office.

In addition to that, Carell starred in a political comedy movie Irresistible which did not get positive reviews.

Carell has also voiced for the upcoming sequel of Minions as the character Gru.

Steve Carrell | Career

Early in his performing career, Carell was a part of a touring children’s theater company.

In 1991 Carell started appearing for some minor roles in movies and was cast in Curly Sue. Later, he was a cast member of The Dana Carvey Show, which ran for only seven episodes.

Similarly, he provided the voice of Gary, of The Ambiguously Gay Duo.

The Office (2005–2011)

In 2005, Carell worked with NBC to star in The Office. Carell played the role of Michael Scott. However, the first season of The Office did not do well. Nonetheless, with the release of the second season, Carell got certified stardom.

Steve Carell The Office
Steve Carell The Office (Source: Screen Rant)

Carell won a Golden Globe for his role in The Office. He received six Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his work in the series from 2006–2011.

On April 29, 2010, Carell left the show when his contract expired because he wanted to focus on his film career.

Comedy film roles (2004–2013)

Carell’s first major role was in The Anchorman: Legend of Ron Burgundy.

However, his breakthrough came with the 2005 romantic comedy film The 40-Year-Old Virgin.

The film was a massive hit and paved the success path for the actor.

Later he started in a movie, Evan Almighty, which did not get good reviews. Then he played in Get Smart, which was a huge success.

Uknown Facts About Steve Carell

  • Steve was not the first choice for the role of Michael Scott in The Office.
  • He worked as a DJ in the past.
  • He loves to play ice hockey and was an excellent goalkeeper.

FAQs

Why did Steve Carell leave The Office?

Steve wanted to focus his acting career in movies and did not want himself to be the main character till the end, so he left the office.

Does Steve Carell have a store?

Yes, he does have a general store in Massachusetts named Marshfield Hills General Store.

Is Steve Carell the Gru from Despicable Me?

Yes, Steve voiced Gru from Despicable Me and Minions.

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