Eugene Levy Net Worth
Eugene Levy Net Worth: Eugene Levy is a Canadian actor, comedian, singer, and writer who has a net worth of $20 million. Eugene Levy is probably most famous for appearing in the "American Pie" movie franchise and the television series "Schitt's Creek". He co-created Schitt's Creek with his son Dan Levy, who also stars in the show.
Early Life: Eugene Levy was born in Ontario, Canada, on December 17, 1946. He attended McMaster University where he was part of a student film group called McMaster Film Board. In this film group he met future movie collaborator Ivan Reitman. After college he joined Second City Television and The Second City, Toronto sketch group.
Throughout the 1980s and early 90s he appeared as a guest star in many comedies including classics like "National Lampoon's Vacation", "Father of the Bride" and "Father of the Bride II". In 1996 he appeared in "Waiting for Guffman". He was also a writer on Guffman which was directed by Christopher Guest. Eugene would go on to make memorable appearances in other Guest films including 2000's "Best in Show" and 2003's "A Mighty Wind".
Success: Eugene truly became a household name in 1999 after appearing as Jason Biggs' father in the comedy "American Pie". Eugene would go on to appear in He appeared in eight "American Pie" movies, including several that were Direct-to-DVD. He is the only original "Pie" actor to appear in all eight. He earned $1 million for his appearance in the first installment, $3 million for the second and $5 million for the third. It's not known what Eugene made for Pie movies 4 – 8.
Levy went on to score roles in "Cheaper by the Dozen 2, "Bringing Down the House", "Like Mike", "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian", "Goon" and "She's Funny That Way".
In 2015 Eugene and his son Dan co-created the television series "Schitt's Creek". The show filmed 82 episodes over six seasons between 2015 and 2020. Eugene and Dan also serve as writers, stars and executive producers.
Awards: He has been nominated for dozens of awards, including a Grammy win for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media for "A Mighty Wind". He earned a star on Canada's Walk of Fame and has won at least five Canadian Comedy Awards. Levy is a two-time Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program for his work on "SCTV Network 90".
Personal Life: Eugene has been married to writer Deborah Divine since 1977. In addition to son Dan, they have a daughter named Sarah, who is also an actress on "Schitt's Creek". Levy is an outspoken advocate of autism awareness and treatment.
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Dec 17, 1946 (73 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.778 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Television Director, Screenwriter, Comedian, Musician, Voice Actor, Songwriter, Film Producer, Film director|
Eugene Levy Earnings
- American Reunion$3,000,000
- American Pie 2$1,000,000