Hugh Laurie Salary:
How much does Hugh Laurie make per episode of House? $700,000
Hugh Laurie is an Oxford-born actor, musician, and comedian with an estimated net worth of $40 million dollars. Hugh Laurie has received two Golden Globes and numerous Emmy nominations for his work on the American television show, "House". He is also known for his comic work as one half of Fry and Laurie, and on the television shows, "Blackadder" and "Jeeves and Wooster". Hugh Laurie was born in Oxford, England. A champion rower, Hugh Laurie began acting in college while recovering from mononucleosis. He performed as part of the Cambridge Footlights with fellow students Emma Thompson and Stephen Fry. His writing and acting partnership with Fry led to multiple comedic television series jobs, including the "Blackadder" series, "A Bit of Fry and Laurie", and "Jeeves and Wooster".
He began to gain larger roles on film in the mid-90s, with roles in such projects as "Sense and Sensibility", "101 Dalmations", "The Man in the Iron Mask", and "Stuart Little". In 2004, he would begin the role that would make him a star, as Dr. House on "House M.D.". In addition to his multi-award winning work on the show, he has also published a popular book entitled, "The Gun Seller". Additionally, he released his first album called, "Let Them Talk" in mid-2011.