Steve Carell Salary
How much does Steve Carell make per episode of The Office? $300,000
Steve Carell has an estimated net worth of $45 million. Steven John "Steve" Carell was born August 16, 1962 in Concord, Massachusetts. Carell attended Denison University in Granville Ohio, originally planning to become a radio broadcaster. Before beginning his performance career, he worked as a mail carrier in Littleton, Massachusetts. He quit after a few months because his boss told him he wasn't a very good mail carrier. He also started to attend law school, but stopped after not being able to come up with a good reason why he wanted to be a lawyer. His earliest acting job was with a children's performance theatre, and later he performed with Chicago troop "The Second City", along with comedian Steven Colbert. That same year, he earned his first film role in the movie "Curly Sue". He appeared in the short running "Dana Carvey Show" in 1996, and was a correspondent of "The Daily Show" from 1999 to 2005. In the spring of 2005 Carell signed on with NBC to star in an American version of a British TV show "The Office", playing lead character Michael Scott. The show is now in its sixth season. He won a Golden Globe award in 2006 for this role, and also received 2 Emmy nominations in 2006 and 2007. Carell is married to SNL alum Nancy Wells, and they have two children.