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How much is John Krasinski worth?
|Date of Birth||October 20th, 1979|
|Profession||Actor, Television producer, Television Director, Voice Actor, Film Producer, Film director, Screenwriter|
As of the year 2021, John Krasinski is estimated to worth at least $80 million. This is assumed to be the combined worth of the family which includes his wife.
All the money is attributed to the work of John. He is one of the most popular Hollywood stars. John became very popular when he featured in “The Office” which is a program aired at the NBC sitcom where he acted the role of Jim Halpert.
This movie has become such popular that it earned him two famous awards. This is the Online Film and Television Association Awards for the Best Supporting Actors in Comedy Series.
He has also won another award “Best Ensemble” awards and he shared this latest award with his cast. During the first three seasons of this show, John was paid $20,000 for every episode he started.
The take-home per episode has to increase to $100,000 during the 4th season of that movie and later increased to $200,000.
Another film he participated in includes Amazon Prime’s movie where he played the role of Jack Ryan in the year 2018. Moreover, he was featured in a horror film titled “A Quiet Place”.
He performed different roles here. He does not only star in the movie, but he also participated in writing the movie as well as in directing it.
This movie got different attention from different people across the world with some people criticizing it and others endorsing it. This film has grossed about $340.9 all over the world.
His early life
He was born on October, 20th in the year 1979 in a place called Newton which is located in Massachusetts.
The actor has a catholic background as both parents were catholic. His mother Mary was a nurse and the father Ronald an internist. He has other brothers who were older than him and they include Paul the eldest and Kevin
John started showing interest in movies in the sixth grade during his school days when he played the role of Daddy Warbucks in a school drama.
One of the persons with who he attended school is BJ Novak who also starred with John on the Office. Both performed in dramas together since their school days and after that.
He graduated at the age of 20 years and spent a summer after graduation teaching the English language in Costa Rica.
John later went to university where he studied playwriting at the Brown University where he also graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in the English Language in the year 2001.
The same school in recognition of his achievement honored him with an honorary degree in the year 2019.
When he was a college student John was involved in basketball and also involved in sketch comedy ground Out of Bounds. He also attended National Theater Institute located in Connecticut and England’s Royal Shakespeare Company as well as New York Actors Center.
His interest in acting has been there right from childhood days. It is not surprising that he rose to the eminent position he is today as an actor.
He moved to New York where he has to face his acting career. He started with Off-Broadway Play reading and commercials.
John equally participated in guest-starring roles on television. It was in the year 2002 that this actor interned in a movie called “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”. His role here was as a scriptwriter. This is where he started and this motivated him to the big roles he has to perform in “The Office.
In the year 2004, he cast in the Ricky Gervais an American version of that movie. He performs in “The Office as Jim Halpert where he acted as a sales rep together with Jenna Fischer. The two became the most celebrated movie couples in the history of television movies in this country.
The Office was on the air for eight years starting from the year 2005 to the year 2013. At the same time, John was actively involved in the Scranton where he directed about three episodes.
Apart from that, he appeared in several other movies while he was still on “The Office”. One such movie includes the License to Wed in the year 2007, others include the Leatherheads in 2008 and Away We Go which was aired in 2009. There is also The Muppets in 2011.
His roles were diversified. He did not only act, he wrote, produced as well as directed movies. Because of his experience in movies, he was considered to act the leading role in another movie called Captain America: The First Avenger in the year 2011. However, that role was eventually given to Chris Evans.
He also participated in an Indie film called Nobody Walks in the year 2012. This movie earned him a special award at the Sundance Film Festival.
When “The Office” ended John became too busy again. He has participated in several other movies since then which include “The Hollars in the year 2016, A Quiet Place in the year 2018. Not only that he was involved in co-creating as well as editing.
He was part of the movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi in the year 2016 as well as Detroit in 2018. Since 2015, Lip Sync Battle has been airing and he was part of that movie.
During the Coronavirus pandemic, John created a web series known as Some Good News which is shared on YouTube web series. There are different shows and it has already attracted millions of viewers.
These series were later sold to ViacomCBS in May 2020. Some Good News has not finished.
In the year 2016 he together with the wife sold their Hollywood Hills to Kendal Jenner to the tune of $6.5 million. They acquired a prewar townhouse located in Brooklyn and renovated them and later sold it at $6.5 in the year 2018.
The following year the couple purchased the entire Brooklyn condominium floor at the sum of $11million. They had a five-acre property in California which they sold for the sum of $2.4 million in 2017.