David Duchovny net worth and salary: David Duchovny is an American actor and producer who has a net worth of $60 million and a salary of $225,000 per episode. David Duchovny was born on August 7, 1960 in New York City, New York. He graduated from Princeton University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. He then received a Master of Arts, also in English Literature, from Yale University and began to work on a PhD that remains unfinished. One of his earliest television related jobs was a role in a commercial for Lowenbrau Beer in 1987. He had soon landed a reoccurring role on the TV show "Twin Peaks" and was the host of Showtime's "The Red Shoe Diaries". In 1993 Duchovny landed the role that would make him a star, that of Special Agent Fox Mulder on "The X Files". The show quickly became one of Fox biggest hits. He stayed with the series until the 7th season in 2001, when he quit due to a contract dispute. He appeared in the first half of season 8, but did not appear in season 9 until the series finale in 2002. Duchovny has tried his hand at directing several times, including directing an episode of "X-Files" and an episode of "Bones". Duchovny currently stars as Hank Moody in the Showtime series "Californication" for which he won a Golden Globe Award in 2007. He has two children with actress Tea Leoni.