James Van Der Beek Net Worth
James Van Der Beek Net North and Salary: James Van Der Beek is an American actor who has a net worth of $8 million dollars. He is best-known for his role on the WB series "Dawson's Creek". He played the title character Dawson Leery in 128 episodes between 1998 and 2003. He then developed a successful TV and film career.
Early Life: He was born on March 8, 1977 in Cheshire, Connecticut. At the age of 15, he asked his mother to take him to Las Vegas, Nevada to get an agent and try professional acting. He made his professional debut in the New York premiere of Edward Albee's play Finding the Sun at the Signature Theatre Company in which he played the role of Fergus. Both he and the production received good reviews. At 17, while still in high school, he performed in the musical Shenandoah at the Goodspeed Opera House and made his feature film debut with a bit part as a bully in the teen-oriented 1995 film Angus. The following year, he shot a small role in the independent film I Love You, I Love You Not.
Success: In early 1997, Van Der Beek auditioned for three television pilots and won the title role in Dawson's Creek. In 1999, he starred in the teen football drama/sports film Varsity Blues, which held the No. 1 spot at the U.S. box office for its first two weeks, a role for which he won an MTV Movie Award . He was selected as one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World and, around the same time, appeared in several other films to include Texas Rangers, Scary Movie and Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back. In 2002, he played Sean Bateman (younger brother of American Psycho protagonist Patrick Bateman) in the film adaptation of The Rules of Attraction. The film was an initial box office failure, but found a cult following on DVD. In 2006 he also appeared on the Direct-to-DVD thriller The Plague, which was panned by critics. Van Der Beek portrayed a fictionalized version of himself in 26 episodes of the show Don't Trust the B—- in Apartment 23. Between 2015 and 2016 he was a main cast member on the series CSI: Cyber. In 2019 he joined the cast of season 28 of Dancing with the Stars.
Personal Life: James was married to actress Heather McComb from 2003 to 2009. According to divorce paperwork filed in February 2010, James was still making roughly $50,000 per month at the time. He married business consultant Kimberly Brook in August 2010. They have five children together.
James Van Der Beek
|Net Worth:||$8 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Mar 8, 1977 (42 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft (1.85 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
James Van Der Beek Earnings
- Texas Rangers$3,000,000
- Varsity Blues$200,000