Ed O'Neill is an American actor and comedian. Who is known for his role as Glen in Wayne's World film series, owner of Family Fun center & arcade Mr. Stan Litwalk in animation movie Wreck-It Ralph and Ralph Breaks the Internet. His role Al Bundy on Married...with Children nominated him for two Golden Globes and Jay Pritchett on Modern Family nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards and won 4 Screen Actors Guild Awards for the Best Ensemble Cast of a Comedy in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Edward Leonard O'Neill was born on 12th April 1946 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. He belongs to white ethnicity and his birth sign is Aries.
Talking about his family, he is the elder son of Edward Phillip O'Neill and Ruth Ann. His father was a steel mill worker & truck driver, his mother was a homemaker & social worker. He grew up with his two younger sisters and two younger brothers with his parents.
Ed O'Neill attended Ursuline High School then he transferred to Worthington High School. Later he won a football scholarship and went to Ohio University where he majored in history. He dropped from Ohio University due to a dispute with his coach. He got transferred to Youngstown State University.
He worked as a substitute teacher at Ursuline High School before he became an actor.
Ed O'Neill trained for 22 years under Rorion Gracie in Brazilian Jui-Jitsu and received his black belt in December 2007. He stated Getting a black belt is the greatest achievement of my life apart from my children.
He is married and has two children. He married actress Catherine Rusoff, the couple took their marriage vows in 1986. Husband and wife share two daughters Sophia O'Neill and Claire O'Neill from their marriage.
They are living together happily without any issue about their relationship.
As of August 2019, Ed O'Neill has an estimated net worth of around $65 million (as per Celebrity Net Worth). Celebrities like Woody Harrelson and Mila Kunis has earned similar net worth as Ed O'Neill.
Ed O'Neill earned his major source of income from his acting career. For his role in Modern Family, he used to take salary $105,000 per episode. Which was increased to $500,000 per show for season 9 and 10. Furthermore, after the show rerun, he was paid $1.8 million per episode in 2013.
Furthermore, he also worked in movies that had good earning on box office some of them are listed below.
|Movie||Released Date||Budget||Box-Office collection|
|Wayne's World||1992||$20 million||$183.1 million|
|Wayne's World 2||1993||$40 million||$48.2 million|
|The Bone Collector||1999||$48 million||$151.5 million|
|Wreck-It Ralph||2012||$165 million||$471.2 million|
|Finding Dory||2016||$175-200 million||$1.029 billion|
|Ralph Breaks the Internet||2018||$175 million||$529.3|
He also had a house in Los Angeles with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms which actor paid $3,050,000. He also had acquired Sullivan Canyon crib in February 2004 for $2,600,000. He also bought 4,200-square-foot abode with four bedrooms in the Island of Hawaii with $6.25 million.
American actor Ed O'Neill debuted from the movie Cruising as Detective Schreiber in 1980. and later appeared in various films including Wayne's World series, The Bone Collector, Lucky Numbers and many more.
Furthermore, he shared a screen with actors like Mike Myers, Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, James Belushi and many more.
Ed debuted on television with TV film The Day the Women Got Even in 1980. Later appeared in different television series and a television movie. He got famous from his role Al Bundy in Married...with Children for 259 episodes for which he was nominated for Golden Globe Award two times and won TV Land Award in 2009.
Likewise, he also won various awards for his role as Jay Pritchett in Modern Family including Screen Actors Guild Award four times. He shared a screen with Sarah Hyland, Reid Ewing, Sofia Vergara and many more.
Ed O'Neill is an American actor and comedian.
Ed O'Neill stands 6 feet 1 inch or 185 in cm.
Ed O'Neill has an estimated net worth of around $65 million.