Jason Bateman net worth: Jason Bateman is an American television and film actor who has a net worth of $15 million. Jason Bateman has been a mainstay on television since his debut in 1981, when he played James Cooper Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie (1974). Appearing in numerous 1980s and 1990s series like It's Your Move and The Hogan Family, Bateman reached the peak of his career in the early 2000s for playing Michael Bluth on Arrested Development. For his incredible performance in the series, he earned a TV Land Award, a Golden Globe, and two Satellite Awards. Since then, he established himself as a prominent Hollywood actor by appearing in such films as The Kingdom (2007), Juno (2007), Hancock (2008), Up in the Air (2009), Paul (2011), Horrible Bosses (2011), and Identity Thief (2013). As for his private life, he has been enjoying a happy family life with his wife Amanda Anka, who is also an actress. They have two daughters together.