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John Krasinski Net Worth: $80M
Who Is John Krasinski
John Krasinski is an American actor, writer, and director who has a net worth of $80M.
This is a combined net worth with his wife, actress Emily Blunt. Their combined net worth is almost equally attributable, with John being responsible for a slightly higher share.
The Early Years
John Krasinski was born John Burke Krasinski on October 20, 1979, in Newton, Massachusetts.
He grew up in a Catholic household with mother Mary (a nurse), father Ronald (an internist), and older brothers Paul and Kevin.
In sixth grade, John played Daddy Warbucks in a school production of “Annie.”
He attended Newton South High School with B.J. Novak, who would later co-star on “The Office” with John, and when they were seniors, he appeared in a play that was written by Novak.
Krasinski graduated in 1997 and spent the summer teaching English in Costa Rica.
He studied playwriting at Brown University and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English in 2001; Brown also gave him an honorary degree in 2019.
As a college student, John joined sketch comedy group Out of Bounds and coached youth basketball. After graduation, he studied at Connecticut’s National Theater Institute, England’s Royal Shakespeare Company, and New York’s Actors Center.
After finishing his education, John moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting.
While in New York, John would make an income by starring in commercials, guest-starring on TV shows, doing readings of off-Broadway plays, working as a writer, and at one point in 2000, even working as an intern scriptwriter on Late Night with Conan O’Brien.
While Krasinski wasn’t making a bad living, he continued to look upwards and moved his career forward. Eventually, John’s efforts would come to fruition when he got his first big break after being cast by NBC for The Office.
John would have his breakthrough moment in 2004 when he was cast for one of the main roles on the NBC sitcom, The Office, a remake of the popular British sitcom.
John played Jim Halpert, one of the two main love interest characters on the show (along with Pam, played by Jenna Fischer), and appeared in every episode of the series, giving him massive exposure.
His character Jim was best known for breaking the “third wall” and looking directly at the camera.
While starring on “The Office,” John appeared in several films, including “License to Wed” (2007), “Leatherheads” (2008), “Away We Go” (2009), “It’s Complicated” (2011), and “The Muppets” (2011), and he voiced Sir Lancelot in “Shrek the Third” (2007) and Cuthbert in “Monsters vs. Aliens” (2009).
Krasinski also wrote, directed, produced, and appeared in 2009’s “Brief Interviews with Hideous Men” and co-wrote, produced, and starred in 2012’s “Promised Land” with Matt Damon. John was considered for the lead role in “Captain America: The First Avenger” (2011), but the part ultimately went to Chris Evans.
In 2012, he appeared in indie film “Nobody Walks,” which won a Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.
John has kept busy since “The Office” ended, directing, producing, and starring in “The Hollars” (2016) and “A Quiet Place” (2018) and appearing in “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” (2016) and “Detroit” (2018) as well as co-creating and producing “Lip Sync Battle,” which has been airing since 2015.
He also served as an executive producer on 2016’s “Manchester by the Sea,” which was based on Krasinski’s idea and was nominated for 6 Academy Awards.
In 2018, he began starring on Amazon Prime’s “Jack Ryan,” a political thriller that earned him a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination.
During 2020’s Coronavirus pandemic, John created YouTube web series “Some Good News,” which focused on spreading good news during a stressful, uncertain time.
The show’s 8 episodes have drawn more than 72 million views, and Krasinski sold the series to ViacomCBS in May 2020; though he will still produce “Some Good News,” a new host will be taking over in the second season.
“A Quiet Place Part II” was scheduled to be released in theaters in March 2020, but it has been postponed until September due to the pandemic.
Earnings For The Office
John Krasinski starred in The Office for its entire duration from 2005 to 2013. Although he started off making about $25,000 per episode for the first three seasons, he would eventually find himself getting a pretty significant raise from season 4 and onwards.
After season 4, it’s estimated that Krasinski was earning about $100,000 to $125,000 per episode, a little less than co-star Steve Carell.
With this data, after adding up all of The Office’s episodes, John’s total earnings from the show come out to about $15 million on the low end without accounting for any other raises or bonuses.
In July 2016, Krasinski and Blunt sold their Hollywood Hills home to Kendall Jenner for $6.5 million, and a few months later, they moved into a pre-war townhouse in Brooklyn; they paid $6 million for the 6-bedroom townhouse and spent $300,000 on renovations before moving in.
The couple sold the home for $6.5 million in 2018, and the following year, they bought an entire floor in a Brooklyn condominium for $11 million.
The also previously owned a 5-acre property in Ojai, California which they sold for $2.4 million in January 2017.
Top 5 John Krasinski Quotes
“Always trying new things is always more fun, and it can be scary, but it’s always more fun in the end.” – John Krasinski
“One of the best lessons I’ve ever gotten in my life is to anticipate nothing because it’s always worse in your head than it really is.” – John Krasinski
“Being funny is one of my greatest strengths. I can make girls smile when they’re down, and when they’re having a good time, I can carry on the joke.” – John Krasinski
“Trophies and medals have never meant much to me. I’ve had amazing experiences, which let you feel like you’ve accomplished something.” – John Krasinski
“I’ve always loved where my dad came from and the ideals that instilled in me.” – John Krasinski
John Krasinski is an American actor, writer, and director and his net worth stands at $80M.
He is most well known for starring in popular TV Sitcom The Office.
He has also starred and written many other famous shows
As of 2021, John Krasinski’s net worth is $80M.
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Last Updated on May 1, 2021 by TheGrowthReactor