Ryan Murphy Net Worth
TV writer and producer Ryan Murphy has a net worth of $20 million. He accumulated that net worth largely through his work on several successful TV shows, with Nip/Tuck and Glee chief among them. Murphy started his adult career as a journalist, writing for newspapers and magazines such as The Los Angeles Times, The Miami Herald, and Entertainment Weekly. But Murphy's career took a different path after a script of his entitled Why Can't I Be Audrey Hepburn? was purchased by none other than Steven Spielberg. From there, Murphy moved into show business, creating the series Popular, which was shown on The WB network. From there, he moved on to his first big hit show, the plastic surgery drama Nip/Tuck on FX. After the success of Nip/Tuck, Murphy produced a number of pilots that were not picked up before landing on Glee, which as become a massive success. His latest show, American Horror Story, only recently premiered. Murphy also has a career in film, having directed movies such as the Julia Roberts drama/comedy Eat, Pray, Love. He has many films in development, including the docudrama Alfred Hitchcock and The Making of 'Psycho,' and a return to the world of plastic surgery with the thriller Face.