Last Updated: April 1, 2024
Richest CelebritiesActors
Net Worth:
$20 Million
Oct 9, 1953 (70 years old)
Green Bay
5 ft 9 in (1.772 m)
Actor, Television producer, Film Producer, Voice Actor
United States of America
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Tony Shalhoub is an American actor who has a net worth of $20 million. Tony Shalhoub is best known as the star of the critically acclaimed USA Network television show "Monk," which ran from 2002 to 2009 and produced 125 episodes over its eight seasons. He is also known for his role in the award-winning Amazon television series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," and he has been in a number of films including "Galaxy Quest," "Cars," "Spy Kids," "The Man Who Wasn't There," and "1408." In 2023, Tony reprised the role of Adrian Monk in the Peacock movie "Mr. Monk's Last Case." Shalhoub won a Tony for his performance in the Broadway musical "The Band's Visit" in 2018, and he was nominated for "Conversations with My Father" (1992), "Golden Boy" (2013), and "Act One" (2014).

Early Life

Tony Shalhoub was born Anthony Marc Shalhoub on October 9, 1953, in Green Bay Wisconsin. His father, Joseph, emigrated to the US from Lebanon as a child and worked as a meat peddler. Tony's mother, Helen, was a second-generation Lebanese-American. One of Shalhoub's grandparents was killed in the Hamidian massacres, which were mass killings perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire against the Armenians. Tony was the second youngest of 10 children, and he attended Green Bay East High School. He showed an interest in acting when he was a teenager and starred in the school's production of "The King and I." After graduating, he briefly attended the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, but he participated in the National Student Exchange and ended up at the University of Southern Maine in Portland. While attending college there, Shalhoub was active in the school's theater department. After graduating with a bachelor's degree in drama, he went on to earn his master's degree in fine arts at the Yale School of Drama.

Early Career

After receiving his master's degree, Shalhoub moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts. He spent four seasons working with the American Repertory Theater, then he moved to New York City. He waited tables for a period, and in 1985, he got his first break with a role in the production "The Odd Couple." He made his first appearance on television the next year with a small part in an episode of the show "The Equalizer." In the late '80s, Tony continued to make minor appearances in films and have guest-starring roles on television shows. He appeared in the critically acclaimed Coen brothers-directed movie "Barton Fink" in 1991, then he had a minor role in the 1992 romantic comedy "Honeymoon in Vegas" as well as the 1993 fantasy comedy "Addams Family Values." Shalhoub's big break came when he joined the cast of the award-winning sitcom "Wings" in 1991. He played the role of mild-mannered, hopeless romantic taxi service owner, Antonio Scarpacci. While working to become established as a film and television actor, Tony continued to perform on stage, and in 1992, he was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in the Broadway play "Conversations with My Father." He guest-starred on the television shows "The X-files," "Frasier," "Gargoyles," and "Almost Perfect" throughout the decade. He finished out the '90s with a leading role in the science-fiction comedy film "Galaxy Quest" and a starring role in the television series "Stark Raving Mad." The show only lasted one season but won a People's Choice Award for Favorite New Television Comedy Series.

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Rising Stardom and "Monk"

Shalhoub's career built slowly through the '90s but picked up speed in the new millennium. In 2001, he had a supporting role in the "Spy Kids" film and the science-fiction mystery film "Imposter," a minor role in the Oscar-nominated crime drama "The Man Who Wasn't There," and a lead role in the horror film "Thirteen Ghosts." In 2002, he saw the releases of the sequel "Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams," the science fiction film "Men in Black II," and the romantic comedy "Life or Something Like It." He appeared in the third installment of the "Spy Kids" franchise in 2003, and he had a supporting role in the biographical romance "Against the Ropes" as well as in the comedy-drama "The Last Shot" in 2004. The role Tony would become best known for came in 2002 with the USA Network comedic police procedural series "Monk." Shalhoub was cast as the title character, a highly skilled consultant detective who suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. The series enjoyed high ratings and viewership throughout its eight-season run, and it received eight Emmy Awards. Tony himself won three Emmy Awards, one Golden Globe, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for his performance. The show held the record for the most-watched scripted drama episode from 2009 to 2012 until it was surpassed by an episode of "The Walking Dead." Shalhoub reunited with his "Monk" co-stars for the 2023 Peacock movie "Mr. Monk's Last Case," and as of this writing, he has earned a Screen Actors Guild nomination and a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination for his performance in the film.

Tony continued to appear in films during his time on "Monk." In 2007, he had a supporting role in the horror film "1408," which is based on a Stephen King short story. He voiced the character of Luigi in the animated film franchise "Cars." In 2014, Shalhoub voiced Master Splinter in the superhero film remake "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," and he reprised his role for the 2016 sequel. From 2017 to 2023, he starred as Abe Weissman on the award-winning comedy series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel." For his work on the show, he won an Emmy and a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2019.

Personal Life

In 1992, Shalhoub married actress Brooke Adams, and they have worked together several times. She appeared in five episodes of "Monk," and they both appeared on Broadway in the 2010 revival of "Lend Me A Tenor." The couple had adopted a daughter prior to their wedding, and in 1994, they adopted a second daughter. Shalhoub's brother, Michael, also appeared in several episodes of "Monk." In 2020, both Tony and Brooke tested positive for COVID-19, but both recovered after a few weeks of illness.

Real Estate

In 1993, Tony and Brooke paid $675,000 for a home in Los Angeles. They listed this home for sale in 2016 for just under $4 million. They ultimately accepted $3.6 million.

For several decades, Tony and Brooke have owned a six-acre property on Martha's Vineyard. They paid $750,000 for the property sometime in the late 1990s.

In November 2016, Tony and Brooke paid $3.995 million for an Upper West Side New York City condo. They listed this property for sale in April 2022 for $4.995 million.

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