James Van Der Beek Net Worth

How much is James Van Der Beek Worth?

Random Celebrity
James Van Der Beek Net Worth
Net Worth:
$10 Million
Date of Birth
March 8, 1977
Place of Birth

James Van Der Beek Net North: James Van Der Beek is an American actor who has a net worth of $10 million dollars. Born March 8, 1977 in Cheshire, Connecticut, James Van Der Beek best known for his role as Dawson Leery in the WB series Dawson's Creek. At the age of 15, he asked his mother to take him to Las Vegas, Nevada to get an agent and try professional acting. He made his professional debut in the New York premiere of Edward Albee's play Finding the Sun at the Signature Theatre Company in which he played the role of Fergus. Both he and the production received good reviews. At 17, while still in high school, he performed in the musical Shenandoah at the Goodspeed Opera House and made his feature film debut with a bit part as a bully in the teen-oriented 1995 film Angus. The following year, he shot a small role in the independent film I Love You, I Love You Not. In early 1997, Van Der Beek auditioned for three television pilots and won the title role in Dawson's Creek. In 1999, he starred in the teen football drama/sports film Varsity Blues, which held the No. 1 spot at the U.S. box office for its first two weeks, a role for which he won an MTV Movie Award . He was selected as one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World and, around the same time, appeared in several other films to include Texas Rangers, Scary Movie and Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back. In 2002, he played Sean Bateman (younger brother of American Psycho protagonist Patrick Bateman) in the film adaptation of The Rules of Attraction.. The film was an initial box office failure, but found a cult following on DVD. In 2006 he also appeared on the Direct-to-DVD thriller The Plague, which was panned by critics. Van Der Beek portrayed a fictionalized version of himself in the show Don't Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 and played the character Simon in Season 9's Bedtime Stories episode of How I Met Your Mother, which aired November 25, 2013.

James Van Der Beek Earnings

  • Texas Rangers
  • Varsity Blues
Articles Written by Brian Warner
Prior to launching Celebrity Net Worth, Brian spent seven years as the Managing Editor of one of the largest entertainment portals on the internet. Before that, Brian attended Georgetown University where he double majored in finance and marketing. A native of Northern California, Brian currently resides in Los Angeles. Follow him on Google+.
Did we make a mistake?
Submit a correction suggestion and help us fix it!
Submit a Correction
More Information
James Van Der Beek

James Van Der Beek

James David Van Der Beek, Jr. is an American actor, he rose to fame beginning in 1998 for his portrayal of Dawson Leery in the WB series Dawson's Creek and for portraying a fictionalized version of himself on the ABC sitcom Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23. He is also k...
Date of Birth
  • March 8, 1977
  • Baby James
  • Beek
  • James Van Derbeek
  • The Dawson
  • The Beek
  • Baby James, Beek
  • James David Van Der Beek Jr.
  • James David Van Der Beek, Jr.
  • Dutch-American
  • 6 ft (1.85 m)
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
View Full Profile
Notable Appearances
  • Angus
    Rick Sandford
  • The Rules of Attraction
    Sean Bateman
  • Varsity Blues
  • I Love You, I Love You Not
  • Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
  • The Plague
    Tom Russell
View All Appearances