Joel McHale Net Worth

Joel McHale Net Worth:
$14 Million

Joel McHale's Salary

$60 Thousand Per Episode
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Joel McHale Net Worth: Joel McHale is an American comedian, actor and television personality who has a net worth of $14 million dollars. For many years he was best-known as the host of E!'s pop culture wrap up "The Soup". He gained national prominence after starring in NBC's sitcom "Community". He hosted The Soup from 2004 to 2015 and starred on Community from 2009 to 2015.  Today he is a sought-after film and television actor.

Early Life: Joel McHale was born November 20, 1971 in Rome, Italy. The family was living in Italy while his father Jack worked as the Dean of Students at Loyola University Rome Center. After moving around a bit, the family settled in suburban Seattle, Washington. Joel graduated from Mercer Island High School then the University of Washington where he earned a bachelor's degree in History and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Professional Actors Training Program.

McHale was part of the Almost Live! cast, a local sketch-comedy television show produced by Seattle's KING-TV (Channel 5). From 1993 to 1997 he was a member of the improv comedy group at Unexpected Productions, participating in Theatersports! at the Market Theater, located in popular Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle.

After earning his master's degree in acting, McHale moved to Los Angeles and landed small roles in Diagnosis: Murder, CSI: Miami, and Will & Grace. He played a TV reporter in the biopic Lords of Dogtown and guest-starred as a cast member on the NBC improv comedy show Thank God You're Here which filmed a pilot episode. He also had a guest role on an episode of Pushing Daisies.

Success: In 2004, McHale began hosting The Soup, a satirical weekly television show on the E! television network. On the show, which was a reboot of Talk Soup, Joel took the audience through the oddities and ridiculous happenings of the week in television. In total Joel appeared in 618 episodes of The Soup. He also eventually served as one of the show's writers and executive producers.

In 2009 he was cast as the lead star in the NBC comedy "Community" which would go on to air 110 episodes, with some of the last episodes airing on

Joel McHale Salary
How much did Joel McHale make per year as host of The Soup? $2 million. At his peak, McHale earned $60,000 per episode of Community.

In 2018 Joel hosted 18 episodes of a Soup-like show for Netflix called "The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale".

Joel has appeared in a number in a number of major film, including 2009's "The Informant!", 2012's "Ted", and 2018's "The Happytime Murders".

Personal Life and Real Estate: Joel has been married to Sarah Williams since 1996. They have two sons.

In 2007, Joel and Sara paid $1.88 million for a home in LA's Los Feliz neighborhood. They listed the home for sale in August 2016 for $2.4 million, finding a buyer one month later for $2.55 million. In 2o09 the McHales paid $500,000 for a modest home in Sammamish, Washington.

In October 2014 they paid $5.15 million for a gated mansion in Studio City, California.

Joel McHale Net Worth

Joel McHale

Net Worth:$14 Million
Salary:$60 Thousand Per Episode
Date of Birth:Nov 20, 1971 (49 years old)
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)
Profession:Comedian, Actor, Television producer, Voice Actor, Screenwriter, TV Personality

Joel McHale Earnings

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