Anthony Edwards Net Worth
Anthony Edwards Net Worth and Salary: Anthony Edwards is an American actor and director who has a net worth of $40 million. He is perhaps best-known for his role of Dr. Mark Greene on the long-running TV series ER. He has also appeared in dozens of movies and television shows, including Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Top Gun, Zodiac, Miracle Mile, Revenge of the Nerds, Planes and Northern Exposure.
Early Life: Anthony Edwards was born July 19, 1962 in Santa Barbara, California. He first showed signs of interest in acting at the age of 16. His parents encouraged this and he attended a summer workshop in London before graduating high school. One of his earliest on screen roles was the 1982 film, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, which co-starred Sean Penn.
Success: In 1984, he played his first starring role in the comedy, Revenge of the Nerds as Gilbert Lowell, the leader of a group of outcasts in Adams College. He gained some of his most widespread exposure when he played as Lt. Nick "Goose" Bradshaw alongside Tom Cruise in the 1986 blockbuster action film Top Gun, in which his character was tragically killed in an aviation accident. In 1988, he played a terminally ill patient in the British comedy film Hawks. He also co-starred with Penelope Ann Miller and Forest Whitaker in the 1990 movie Downtown. It was Edwards's role as Dr. Mark Greene in the TV series ER that made him a household name and is considered one of his best roles to date. For the part he earned a Golden Globe Award For Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Anthony Edwards – Highest Paid Actor/ER Salary: Anthony first appeared on ER in 1994. He eventually appeared in 181 episodes of the series. Around the time George Clooney was leaving the show, ER producers moved to lock in its other stars like Anthony, Noah Wyle and Eriq La Salle. In 1999 Wyle and La Salle were both given three-year deals worth $27 million, roughly $400,000 per episode. Anthony Edwards was given a three-year deal worth $35 million, which is the same as around $55 million today. That worked out to $530,000 per episode and made Anthony the highest-paid actor on television for many years to come.
Real Estate: In 1998, Anthony and his wife, Swedish-born makeup artist Jeanine Lobell, paid $2 million for an oceanfront home in Dana Point, California. They spent around $500 thousand fully renovating the home for nearly a year. The home is located in a gated community called Capistrano Beach. For many years they owned a home in Los Feliz, California. In 2014 the family rented a home in New York City for a reported $40,000 per month before finally purchasing their own duplex penthouse in Carnegie Hill for $8.52 million. In 2020 Anthony listed the duplex for sale for $7.65 million.
|Net Worth:||$40 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jul 19, 1962 (58 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Film Producer, Television Director|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Anthony Edwards Earnings
- ER$11,666,666/year3 seasons (1999-02)