Steve Carell – Net Worth, Money and More

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NET WORTH: $45 million dollars


“I hope that God gives me guidance and that he directs me to make good choices, and that he helps me with my family. But that is such a personal thing and I think everyone has a different idea of what God is and what he represents.”

-Steve Carell


Taking his first step as a mail carrier, Steve Carell has come a long-long way. He has been playing roles of an American actor, producer, writer, comedian, director, and voice artist. He was first recognized and got fame for his show, The Office and playing the character of Evan Baxter in Bruce Almighty, opposite Jim Carrey.  He received the title of “America’s funniest man” by the Life magazine.

Where does the money come from?

If we take a deep look on the whereabouts of Steve’s earnings following are some worthy observations:

He made

  • $500,00 from The 40 Year Old Virgin
  • $175,000/episode of The Office
  • $5,000,000 from Evan Almighty
  • $12,500,000 from Date Night
  •  $500,000 from Despicable Me
  • $12,000,000 from Dinner for Schmucks
  • $15,000,000 from Crazy, Stupid, Love.

These earning include the production fee. The total comes out to be $45,675,000!

Steve’s annual earnings according to Forbes is as follows:

2011: $15 million

2010: $34 million

2009: $20 million

2008: $5 million

The glorifying career track:

 He started his journey as a mail carrier but however, unsatisfied with his performance, he later quit and then joined a little theater group. He then subsequently performed in various musical comedy, television commercials (Brown’s Chicken). He did his debut in films with Curly Sue in a small role as Tesio. He was also in a supporting actor role in several series including Come to Papa and Over the Top.


The list of TV shows include The Ambiguously Gay, Duo

The Dana Carvey Show, Saturday Night Live, Over the Top, Just Shoot Me!, The Daily Show, Watching Ellie, Fillmore!, Come to Papa, The Office, Pawn Stars, Web Therapy, Life’s Too Short, Rove LA, The Simpsons.



He has ample no. of films during his tenure in industry. It includes films like Curly Sue, Tomorrow Night, Bruce Almighty, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie, Sleepover, Melinda and Melinda, Bewitched, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Over the Hedge, Little Miss Sunshine, Evan Almighty, Stories USA, Knocked Up, Dan in Real Life, Horton Hears a Who!, Get Smart, Date Night, Despicable Me, Dinner for Schmucks, Crazy, Stupid, Love., Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Hope Springs, The Incredible, Burt Wonderstone, The Way, Way Back, Despicable Me 2, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Foxcatcher, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day and Minions.

Family background:

Carell was born on August 16, 1962 in Concord, Massachusetts, U.S. he is the youngest member in the family having three brothers. Edwin A. Carell, his father was an electrical engineer. Harriet T., his mother was a psychiatric nurse. Steve has a mixed descent of Italian, German and Polish origin. Moreover, he changed his surname from “Caroselli” to Carell. He did his schooling from various schools including The Fenn School, Nashoba Brooks School and Middlesex School. He got his graduation done from Denison University in Granville, Ohio. During his college days, he was also a part of a comedy group, Burpee’s Seedy Theatrical Company.

Marital status: Married

Steve Carell is a happily married man. He is married to the Saturday Night Live fame Nancy Carell (née Walls). The two first met when Steve was a teacher at Second City. They then acted together in The Office, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and in End of the World the couple also has two children from the marriage, Elisabeth Anne and John. Elisabeth was born on May 26, 2001 and John was born in June of 2004.

steve fam

Richly possessions:

  • Grand mansion

Steve owns a  mansion near Toluca Lake. The mansion has a magnificent swimming pool, cabana, guesthouse, spa and even a private tennis court, theater. The mansion has a 5028 sq. ft. basement too.


  • Magnificent land rover

Steve has been spotted many times with his exquisite land rover car which has a beholding site.


Awards and recognitions:

  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy (2006)
  • People Choice Award for Favorite TV Comedy Actor (2009)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (2007—2008)
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor: Comedy (2007—2008)
  • TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy (2006)
  • Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy Series (Shared with ensemble writers, 2007)
  • Writers Guild of America Award for Episodic
  • Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Prism Award for Best Performance in a Comedy Series, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series, TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy, Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy Series (Shared with ensemble writers, 2008—2009).

Rich quotes:

  • I think in most relationships that have problems, there’s fault on both sides. And in order for it to work, there has to be some common ground that’s shared. And it’s not just one person making amends.
  • A healthy body means a healthy mind. You get your heart rate up, and you get the blood flowing through your body to your brain. Look at Albert Einstein. He rode a bicycle. He was also an early student of Jazzercise. You never saw Einstein lift his shirt, but he had a six-pack under there.

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