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Net Worth:
$5 Million
May 16, 1969 (54 years old)
5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Actor, Film director
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What is Yannick Bisson's Net Worth?

Yannick Bisson is a Canadian film and television actor who has a net worth of $5 million. Yannick Bisson is best known for starring as Detective Murdoch on the "Murdoch Mysteries." Spending his teenage years in Toronto, Ontario, he took on acting lessons there making his debut at age of 13. Bisson's big break came with his turn in CBC's critically acclaimed 1984 movie of the week "Hockey Night," in which he starred alongside Megan Follows and Rick Moranis. Next, he could be seen in the Canadian television series "Learning the Ropes" (1988-1989). It was in 1994 that he gained national exposure in the syndicated action series, "High Tide." From 2000 to 2004, he took on a recurring role as attorney Brian Tedrow on the Showtime drama "Soul Food." This was followed by numerous other appearances on TV series like Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy, Falcon Beach, and such TV movies as Crazy for Christmas, I do (but I don't), Brothers by Choice, Keshan and Loves Music, Loves to Dance, among others.

Early Life

Yannick Bisson was born on May 16, 1969 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is of French and English ancestry. As a teenager, he moved with his family to Toronto, Ontario. By this time, he was already interested in acting and his father encouraged him to pursue this interest by responding to a newspaper advertisement that was seeking child actors. His acting career began soon afterward.


Bisson landed his first role in 1984 in the television film "Hockey Night" playing the character of Spear Kozak. In 1986, he appeared in the television film "Brothers by Choice" and also had roles in the films and short films "Toby McTeague," "My Pet Monster," and "Where's Pete." He appeared in two episodes of "Danger Boy" in 1986 and 1988. In 1987, he landed roles in "First Offender," "Night Heat," and "Maxie's World." The following year, he appeared in an episode of "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" and also landed a main role in the series "Learning the Ropes." He played the character of Mark Randall for the 13 episodes that the show was on the air.

In 1989, he appeared in "Pray for Me, Paul Henderson," "Rookies," and "Street Legal." In 1991, he appeared in five different but related television films as the character of Johnny – "Gold: The World's Play," "Gold: The Merchants of Venice," "Gold: The Dynamiters," "Gold: Frenchie's Gold," and "Gold: A Fistful of Gold." He also appeared in an episode of "The Hidden Room" the same year.

In 1992, Bisson booked roles in episodes of "Tropical Heat," "The Ray Bradbury Theater," and "Catwalk." He then appeared in "Matrix" and "Top Cops" in 1993 followed by a role in the television film "The Forget-Me-Not Murders" in 1994. He landed his most prominent role to date the same year when he was cast as character Joey Barrett in the series "High Tide." He appeared in 63 episodes of the show between 1994 and 1997.

After "High Tide," Bisson appeared in "Genius" and "Relic Hunter" in 1999. He also had a role in the film "Velocity Trap" as character Franklin J. Robinson. Additionally, he booked the main character role of Richmond P. Hobson, Jr. in the series "Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy." He appeared in 26 episodes of the show from 1999 to 2000. He then booked a recurring role in "Soul Food" in 2000, appearing in 14 episodes. In 2001, he landed roles in "The Pretender 2001," "Twice in a Lifetime," "Mutant X," "Undergrads," "Loves Music, Loves to Dance," and "The Day Reagan Was Shot."

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In 2002, he booked his next major main character role in the series "Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye." He played the role of Jack Hudson and appeared in 56 episodes from 2002 to 2005. During those years, he also appeared in "See Jane Date," "Playmakers," "Missing," "I Do (But I Don't)," "Kevin Hill," and "Crazy For Christmas." In 2007, he appeared in four episodes of "Falcon Beach" and also had roles in "The Dresden Files" and "Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost," appearing as character Jon Steadman in the latter film. He reprised his role of Steadman and three more television films the following year – "Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman," "Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid," and "Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween."

In 2008, Bisson landed what would become his most well-known role when he was cast as Detective William Murdoch in the series "Murdoch Mysteries." He has remained on the popular show ever since, which is a favorite with audiences and critics alike. In addition to playing the lead role, he has also directed and produced a number of episodes of the series. The show received a nomination at the ACTRA Awards in the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble category. In 2016, Bisson was awarded the Fan's Choice Award at the Canadian Screen Awards. "Murdoch Mysteries" has also been awarded several Canadian Screen Award Golden Screen Awards in 2017, 2018, and 2020.

While on "Murdoch Mysteries," Bisson has continued acting in other roles as well. He has appeared in the films "Casino Jack" in 2010, "Another WolfCop" in 2016, and "Anything for Jackson" in 2020, among others. In terms of television, he landed another main role in 2013 in "The Adventures of Napkin Man!" He appeared in 52 episodes of the show and also co-executive produced 14 episodes. He won the Canadian Screen Award in the Best Host in a Pre-School, Children's or Youth Program or Series in 2015. Between 2016 and 2018, he appeared in five television films based on the "Aurora Teagarden" crime novels.

In 2017, Bisson received the ACTRA Toronto Award of Excellence for his lifetime of work.

Personal Life

Bisson met his future wife, Chantal Craig, while still in high school. They married in 1990 and have three daughters together – Brianna, Dominique, and Mikaela. His wife worked as an actress, model, and fitness instructor before becoming a television content creator and writer. Bisson enjoys bicycling and collecting bicycles.

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