Kevin Clash is a voice actor, puppeteer and co-executive producer, with a net worth of $12 million. Kevin Clash has earned his net worth as a puppeteer on several shows such as Captain Kangaroo, Caboose, and the Great Space Coaster but most notably as the voice of popular Sesame Street character Elmo. He's also puppeteer for many of the characters on Sesame Street, as well as the co-executive producer, and muppet captain for the show. He was also the main puppeteer on the The Jim Henson Hour, and has performed on several movies with the Muppets and Jim Henson Characters. He was also involved in the production of many of these movies. He was born in Turner's Station, Baltimore County, Maryland.
What is Kevin Clash's salary for voicing Elmo? Kevin Clash's exact Elmo salary is not known but most of the big name Sesame Street actors earn between $300,000 and $500,000 per year. According to their 2011 tax releases, Sesame Street paid Carol Spinney, the actor who plays Big Bird, $314,072. Clash was not listed on the same tax release but as an executive producer he is paid a handsome cut of the profits that Elmo makes each year in addition to his base salary. That includes merchandise and DVD sales.