Bill Murray net worth: Bill Murray is an American comedian, actor, writer and producer who has a net worth of $140 million. Bill Murray was born to a large and impoverished family and went on to be one of the most successful actor/comedians of his generation. After studying with the famous Second City improvisational troupe in Chicago, Murray took off to New York City where he landed several gigs, including feature player status on The National Lampoon Radio Show. This subsequently led to being cast on the NBC hit show, Saturday Night Live, which he joined in its second season.
Murray's career skyrocketed with his debut role in the comedy Meatballs, followed by the cult-hits Caddyshack, Stripes and Ghostbusters, among many others. Ghostbusters grossed $229 million in domestic revenue alone and was one of the most successful comedies of the 1980s. He continued his success into the 90s with movies like Groundhog Day, another critical and financial success. Murray earned an Independent Spirit Award for his role in Rushmore and several awards for the 2003 film Lost in Translation, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, National Society of Film Critics Award, and another Independent Spirit Award. Lost in Translation also garnered Murray his first Oscar nod. Recently, Murray has taken a step back from taking on major roles, instead providing cameos (Get Smart, Zombieland) and voice work (The Fantastic Mr. Fox). As a businessman, Murray co-owns a chain of restaurants, and several minor league baseball teams including the St. Paul Saints and Auburn Astros.