Kevin James net worth: $80 million
Kevin James is an actor, comic, and now YouTuber. He’s additionally labored as a producer, present presenter, voice actor and screenwriter. He has a net worth of $80 million.
Kevin James was born George Knipfing in 1965. Higher referred to as an actor and comic, James has additionally labored as a producer, present presenter, voice actor and screenwriter.
Off-the-Display screen Begin
Kevin James acquired began in stand-up comedy lengthy earlier than he grew to become a family name for his TV roles. His first appearances have been in 1989 at a comedy membership on Lengthy Island and ultimately on discuss reveals, comparable to The Ellen DeGeneres Present, The Tonight Present with Jay Leno, and Late Night time with Conan O’Brien.
By 2001, James had was touring along with his personal present (Kevin James: Sweat the Small Stuff). Whereas there’s no data obtainable on how a lot cash he earned from that, it’s secure to say that by that time, he was already making an honest residing.
James first look on TV was in 1991. Surprisingly, it wasn’t as an actor or a comic however as a sensible joker placing on skits to catch individuals on The New Candid Digital camera present. He additionally appeared on different TV reveals as an announcer or presenter over the subsequent few years earlier than ultimately transferring to Los Angeles.
James’ first break got here when he met Ray Romano and a friendship developed. This led to him visitor starring in Everyone Loves Raymond after which ultimately getting his personal sitcom, The King of Queens. The present ran for 9 seasons between 1998 and 2007 and have become James’ breakout function.
By season 5 of the present, he was incomes $300,000 per episode, which grew to $400,000 per episode within the remaining few seasons. As a result of James was additionally an government producer for the present, he additionally acquired backend fairness for the present’s syndication. He has earned an estimated $50 million to date from syndication offers alone.
Between 2016 and 2018, James starred within the sitcom Kevin Can Wait. Whereas there’s no data obtainable on how a lot he earned per episode, it’s doubtless he a minimum of earned the identical as for The King of Queens virtually a decade earlier.
Bounce to the Massive Display screen
James’ first large display function was within the Will Smith’s movie Hitch in 2005. Throughout that point, he additionally had smaller roles and offered voice-overs for animated movies, together with Monster Home and Barnyard.
Nevertheless it was his movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009) that proved to be the large moneymaker. Regardless of principally adverse evaluations, the movie went on to earn $219 million from ticket and residential video gross sales.
Whereas there’s no public data on how a lot James was paid to star within the movie, he additionally acted as author and producer so it’s secure to assume he walked away with good cash in his pocket.
In 2010, James was paid $5 million to star within the comedy Grown Ups alongside Adam Sandler. He then acquired $10 million for the sequel, Grown Ups 2 in 2013.
Kevin James Net Worth
James is now worth an estimated $80 Million.