Chris Noth is an American actor, he has a net worth of $15.5 million. Chris Noth has earned his net worth from his role as Det. Mike Logan on the long-running television police/legal drama Law & Order and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. He also played the role of Big on Sex and the City, for which he has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Currently he stars in the CBS drama The Good Wife; he was also nominated for a Golden Globe for that role as well. Chris was born on November 13, 1954 in Madison, Wisconsin, he has two older brothers, and his mother is Jeanne Parr, a former news reporter for CBS. His father Charles Noth was an insurance salesman, who passed away when Chris was only nine years old. He is of German descent, along with his mother and brothers he traveled all over the United Kingdom, Spain and Yugoslavia during his childhood. Some of his undergraduate studies were taken at Marlboro College in Vermont, during which time he built a log cabin for himself. At Yale School of Drama he acted in 25 plays under acting coach Sanford Meisner, while attending Yale he earned an MFA. Early in his career he had some small parts in films such Smithereens and Baby Boom. He joined the cast of the TV series Hill Street Blues in the show's sixth season and appeared on the soap opera Another World. He filmed the pilot for the legal/police drama series Law & Order in 1988, and a TV movie, Exiled: A Law & Order in 1998. His fiancée is Tara Lynn Wilson; the couple has a son and as owners of a tea-party themed restaurant franchise called Once Upon A Tea Cup with branches in Windsor and London, Ontario. He also owned The Plumm a semi-private club, with Tara Wilson, Noel Ashman and others.