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Net Worth:
$13 Million
Mar 1, 1967 (57 years old)
Fort Worth
5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Actor, Voice Actor
United States of America
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George Eads is an American actor who has a net worth of $13 million dollars. George Eads worked as a salesman post-college, and then decided to pursue a career in acting. He relocated to Los Angeles, where he booked his first major role in the pilot of "Savannah", in 1996. His character was killed off in the first episode, but proved to be so popular that they brought him back through a series of flashbacks, and then created a twin brother for him. From there, he went on to roles in television movies and TV shows, including "Crowned and Dangerous", "Grapevine", "Second String", "Monte Walsh", and "Evil Knievel". He also guest-starred on the sitcom, "Two and a Half Men", and has provided voiceovers for the cartoon "Young Justice".

George Eads is most widely recognized for his work as Nick Stokes on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation". He starred on the show from 2000 to 2015, appearing in 335 episodes. He also starred on the re-booted "MacGyver."

CSI Salary Dispute

In 2004, George Eags and his CSI co-star Jorja Fox were fired after they both stopped coming to set during a salary negotiation dispute. At the time they were both five years into seven-year contracts which paid them both $100,000 per episode, which worked out to around $2.5 million per season. CBS had offered both Eads and FOX one-year extensions that would immediately have upped their salaries to $120,000 per episode. In protest they both did not show up to set on the first day of filming for the show's fifth season. They were both fired for the protest.

CBS ultimately agreed to take the actors back, but at the former $100,000 per episode rate.

Assuming they made $100,000 for the roughly 300 episodes they both respectively appeared on (296 for Jorja and 335 for him), they both earned around $30 million before royalties for their work on the series.

Early Life

Eads was born on March 1, 1967 in Fort Worth, Texas. After high school, he attended Texas Tech University and graduated with a degree in marketing in 1989. While in college, he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. After college, he worked a number of jobs before pursuing a career in acting. He worked as a copy machine salesman and also sold first aid and safety supplies for Cintas.

Early Career

Eads drove to Los Angeles, California in his 20s in a pickup truck borrowed from his stepfather in order to pursue his career in acting. When he arrived in Los Angeles, he could only drive during the day because the truck had two broken headlights. In 1994, he landed a role in the film "Dust to Dust." In 1995, he guest starred in an episodes of "Strange Luck." The following year, in 1996, he appeared as Ben McGrath in the television film "The Ultimate Lie."

Eads got his big break in the prime time soap opera "Savannah" playing the conniving character, Travis Peterson and then later Travis's twin brother, Nick Corelli. He remained on the show from 1996 to 1997, appearing in 26 total episodes. In 1997, he appeared in the television film "Crowned and Dangerous." The same year, he appeared in three episodes of "ER" playing the role of the paramedic Greg Powell.

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CSI and MacGyver

In 2000, Eads appeared in the television film "The Spring" and in five episodes of "Grapevine." The same year, he landed what would become his most well-known role in "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" when he was cast as Nick Stokes. He remained on the show until 2015, appearing in nearly every episode.

While on "CSI," Eads also continued working in other television shows and television films. In 2002, he appeared in the television films "Just a Walk in the Park" and "Second String." The following year, in 2003, he appeared in "Monte Walsh" followed by "Evel Knievel" in 2004. The same year, he voiced a character in "Justice League Unlimited." In 2008, he appeared in an episode of "Two and a Half Men." From 2010 to 2012, he voiced the character of Barry Allen/Flash in "Young Justice." In 2014, he appeared in the film "Gutshot Straight" and in the film "Sex Ed."

In 2016, he was cast in his next major television role in "MacGyver" as the character of Jack Dalton. He played the lead role on the show and appeared in every episode from 2016 to 2019. While on "MacGyver," he voiced a character in "Michael Jackson's Halloween." In 2019, he landed a role in the film "The Battle of Jangsari" as the character of Colonel Stephen. In 2020, he appeared in two episodes of "This Is Us" as the football coach.

Personal Life

Eads dated Monika Casey for a number of years before they got engaged and then married in 2011. They remained married until 2015 when they got divorced. The couple did not have any children together.

Real Estate

In July 2004 George Eads paid $1.8 million for a home in Los Angeles. Today this home is likely worth $3-4 million.

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