What is Julian McMahon's net worth and salary?
Julian McMahon is an Australian actor who has a net worth of $16 million. Julian McMahon has earned fame and fortune through his acting roles in several films including "Fantastic Four," "Premonition," "Prisoner" and more. He has also had acting roles in the television series "Charmed," (Cole Turner) "Will and Grace," (Guy) "Profiler" (John Grant) and "Nip/Tuck" (Dr. Christian Troy). McMahon has also starred in a few soap operas during his acting career, such as "Another World" and the Australian soap "The Power, The Passion." He began starring as Jess LaCroix in the CBS "FBI" franchise in 2019.
Julian McMahon was born on July 27, 1968 in Sydney, Australia to Sir William McMahon, a prominent politician who became Prime Minister of Australia in 1971, and Lady Sonia McMahon, an heiress and socialite. He has an older sister named Melinda and a younger sister named Deborah. McMahon was educated as a youth at the all-boys Sydney Grammar School. As a young adult, he briefly went to the University of Sydney and the University of Wollongong. However, disinterested in his studies, he dropped out.
McMahon began his career as a model after dropping out of college. He modeled throughout a number of major global fashion capitals, including London, Milan, Paris, and New York City. McMahon also did some commercials for Levi's in Australia.
As an actor, McMahon made his debut on the Australian television soap opera "The Power, The Passion" in 1989. He followed that with a role on another Australia soap opera, "Home and Away," playing Ben Lucini from 1990 to 1991. McMahon made the transition to American soap operas in 1993 when he joined the cast of "Another World" as Ian Rain. A few years after that, he began playing Detective John Grant on the NBC crime drama series "Profiler," which ran for four seasons from 1996 to 2000. McMahon had his next main role as Cole Turner on the fantasy series "Charmed." He appeared on the show in seasons three through five from 2000 to 2003, and later returned as a guest for season seven in 2005. McMahon's other main role in the 00s was on the FX medical drama series "Nip/Tuck." He starred as Dr. Christian Troy, one half of a plastic surgery practice run with Sean McNamara, played by Dylan Walsh. "Nip/Tuck," which was created by Ryan Murphy, was highly acclaimed, and ran for six seasons through 2010.
A few years after the end of "Nip/Tuck," McMahon had a three-episode arc in the third season of the anthology series "Full Circle." He subsequently appeared in the Syfy miniseries "Childhood's End." Staying with the Syfy channel, McMahon was on the short-lived series "Hunters" in 2016. The same year, he had a recurring role on the BBC America series "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency." From 2017 to 2018, McMahon played Jonah in Hulu's "Runaways," based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. He next appeared on the CBS crime drama series "FBI" in the guest role of Special Agent Jess LaCroix. In 2020, McMahon reprised the role on the spinoff series "FBI: Most Wanted," becoming that show's star for its first three seasons. He also made an appearance as LaCroix on the second spinoff series, "FBI: International."
McMahon made his big-screen debut starring alongside Christopher Atkins and Elliott Gould in the 1992 comedy "Wet and Wild Summer!" He next starred in the 1996 film "Magenta." Following another four-year hiatus, McMahon returned to the big screen with a supporting part in the psychological thriller "Chasing Sleep." Yet another four years went by before he starred in the comedy "Meet Market." In 2005, McMahon debuted as supervillain Doctor Doom in the Marvel Comics superhero film "Fantastic Four"; he would reprise his role in the 2007 sequel "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer." Also in 2007, he starred opposite Sandra Bullock in the supernatural thriller "Premonition."
Starting out the 2010s, McMahon played fictional US Vice President Robert Stanton in the action comedy "Red." He followed that with roles in the horror films "Faces in the Crowd" and "Bait 3D" and the thrillers "Fire with Fire" and "Paranoia." In 2014, McMahon appeared in the drama "You're Not You," based on the eponymous novel by Michelle Wildgen. Four years after that, he was in the dramedy "Swinging Safari" and the horror thriller "Monster Party." Among McMahon's other credits is "The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat," based on the eponymous novel by Edward Kelsey Moore.
In 1994 McMahon married singer/songwriter and actress Dannii Minogue, whom he had met on the set of "Home and Away" a few years earlier. The couple divorced after 18 months, in part due to Minogue's antagonistic relationship with McMahon's mother.
He has one daughter, Madison, by actress and former fashion model Brooke Burns. They married in 1999 and divorced in 2001. He married children's book author Kelly Paniagua in 2014.
In May 1997 Julian paid $700,000 for a home just below the Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles. He put the home on the market in 2015 for $2.3 million. He accepted $2.18 million a month after listing.