Claire Danes net worth and salary: Claire Danes is an American actress who was born in New York and has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Claire Danes began working professionally while she was in her mid-teens, and gained critical raves for her work on the television show, "My So-Called Life". After the show was cancelled, she went on to a successful career as an adult starring in such films as, "Romeo + Juliet", "The Rainmaker", "Stardust", and "Shopgirl". Claire Danes is currently starring on the hit Showtime series Homeland. Her salary per episode of Homeland is $250,000.