Chuck Lorre net worth: Chuck Lorre is an American writer, producer, composer, and director with a net worth of $600 million dollars. Chuck Lorre has produced, written, or directed such hit shows as "Grace Under Fire", "The Big Bang Theory", "Two and a Half Men", and is the current executive producer of "Mike and Molly". He started out as a touring musician, but shifted his focus in 1986. Chuck Lorre, also known as Charles Michael Levine, was born in Bethpage, Long Island, New York, and went on to attend the State University of New York at Potsdam. However, he left school after his sophomore to pursue a career in songwriting. After working for several years as a touring musician and songwriter, including writing the hit song, "French Kissin' in the USA" for Deborah Harry, he became a writer on the hit sitcom, "Roseanne". From there, he moved on to developing his own series, beginning with the sitcom, "Grace Under Fire". He followed up "Grace Under Fire's" success with "Cybill". From there, he went on to create, write, and produce "Dharma & Greg", "Two and a Half Men", "The Big Bang Theory", and "Mike & Molly". He is currently developing a new series, called, "Mom". He has won numerous awards, and was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2012.