Giancarlo Esposito net worth and salary: Giancarlo Esposito is an Italian-American actor and director with a net worth of $2 million dollars and a salary per episode of $65,000. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Giancarlo Esposito, also known as Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito, lived in Europe as a child, and relocated to the United States when he was in first grade. His mother was an opera singer and nightclub performer and his father was a carpenter and stagehand, so he grew up in the theater business, and made his Broadway debut at age 8. He began adding on-camera work to his resume in the 70s and early 80s, including a recurring role on "Sesame Street". He then began going back and forth between film, television, and theater roles, appearing in such film projects as, "Trading Places", "Desperately Seeking Susan", "School Daze", and "Do the Right Thing", and such television productions as, "Miami Vice", "American Playhouse", and "Spenser for Hire". He has enjoyed a steady career for over thirty years, and was most recently featured on television in "Once Upon a Time" and "Breaking Bad". He will next be seen in "Revolution", and on the big screen in "Alex Cross".