Eriq La Salle net worth: Eriq Ki La Salle is an American actor and director who has a net worth of $25 million. Eriq La Salle has built his net worth from famous roles like Darryl in Coming to America and Dr. Peter Benton on the NBC drama series ER. He was born and raised in Hartford, Connecticut. Eriq studied at Juilliard, and later at New York University's theater program. He starred in several productions for Joseph Papp's Shakespeare in the Park Theater Company.