American actor and producer, Peter Dinklage is the recipient of 3 Primetime Emmy Awards. Dinklage is famous for his appearance in popular TV series like Game of Thrones and films like Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian and Avengers: Infinity War. Professional since 1995, the American star has accumulated massive fan-followings and so is his fortune.
Currently, Peter’s net worth is estimated to be $25 million; the majority credit goes to his Game of Thrones character Tyrion Lannister, a dwarf. Details on Peter Dinklage net worth, income source, salary, earnings, income source, expenses, insurance, charity, and personal details.
One of the major casts of the HBO series Game of Thrones (GOT), Peter has appeared in numerous TV series and movies. His acting career has become the major source of his income, eventually making him a millionaire.
As of October 2022, Peter Dinklage has an estimated net worth of $25 million, inclusive of his $6 million payrolls from Season 7 and Season 8 (upcoming) of Game of Thrones. Back in 2017, the American’s net worth recorded $10 million.
American actor Peter Dinklage
Till 2016, Dinklage earned the annual salary of around $2-$3 million including $1.5 million from GOT only. The payroll later rose up seeking him lone $3 million from the HBO series in 2017.
Peter Dinklage has an association with the series since its first season premiered on April 17, 2011. Meanwhile, the Game of Thrones has released 7 Seasons with 10 episodes in each season, except Season 7 with only 7 episodes.
Reportedly, Dinklage’s salary per episode in Game of Thrones was $150,000 per episode, i.e. $1.5 million per season till 2013.
Then, the American actor alongside the major cast members Kit Harrington, Emilia Clark, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Lena Headey negotiated for payroll rise to $500,000 per episode in Season 7 & Season 8.
Well, the last season (Season 8) of Game of Thrones will air on from April 14, 2019, to May 19, 2019, and will have 6 episodes. So, Dinklage is likely to earn $3 million from the upcoming season.
In comparison, his salary is $500,000 less than the previous season (Season 7) with 7 episodes.
|Movie||Role||Budget||Box Office Collection|
|Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)||Trumpkin||$225 million||$419.7 million|
|Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)||Captain Gutt (Voice)||$95 million||$877 million|
|The Angry Birds Movie (2016)||The Mighty Eagle (Voice)||$73 million||$352.3 million|
|X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)||Bolivar Trask (Villian)||$200 million||$747.9 million|
|Avengers: Infinity Wars (2018)||Eitri (a giant dwarf)||$316-$400 million||$2.048 billion|
Fun Fact: Game of Thrones is the first TV series which was released in IMAX theatres across the U.S. The final 2 episodes of Season 4 were shown in IMAX that made a week-long collection of $1.896 million.
|Cast Member (Actor/Actress)||Net Worth||Comparison|
|Nikolaj Coster-Waldau||$16 million||Slightly more than of Peter, by $1 million|
|Emilia Clark||$13 million||$2 million less than of Peter|
|Kit Harrington||$12 million||$3 million less than of Peter|
|Lena Headey||$9 million||$6 million less than of Peter|
|Carice van Houten||$5 million||3 times less than Peter's|
Peter alongside Morgan Freeman endorsed PepsiCo’s Mountain Dew and Doritos in the 2018 Superbowl, appearing in the two 30-second ads. Meanwhile, the update on Peter’s endorsement is yet to be out.
And it seems, the Instagram earnings for the actor is concealed for now.
As reported, Dinklage is not active on Instagram or Twitter. On the other hand, his fan-base Instagram account accumulates 3.6 million followers, that if was official, could make $7,344 - $12,240 per sponsored post.
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Did you know? Game of Thrones has earned HBO multi-million fortune with merchandise sales including games, replica weapons, bobblehead dolls by Funko and many more. Among them, the high-value merch includes a Ulysse Nardin wristwatch worth $10,500 and a replica of the Iron Throne worth $30,000.
As reported, HBO made the expenses of $5-$10 million for the pilot episode Winter Is Coming due to extensive re-shoot, which eventually took out $50-$60 million for the Season 1.
The second season took on the expense of around $80 million and later from 2012 to 2015, HBO increased the per episode budget from $6 million to around $8 million. Reportedly, the budget of Season 6 of GOT was $10 million per episode, it set the series record of $100 million investment for a season.
It’s sure that Dinklage, the 3-time Primetime Emmy winner, and 7 times nominee, lives a lavish lifestyle with a whopping fortune. But, the American actor cum producer is quite low-key about his daily life updates.
Well, as per Virtual Globetrotting, Peter famed as Tyrion Lannister of Game of Thrones lives in his house in Charles St., New York. The exact worth and purchase detail of his house are yet to be out, though is assumed to be hundreds of thousand dollars.
Moreover, he also owns a house in Morristown, New Jersey.
Peter Dinklage’s asset collection also includes a Cadillac CTS worth $42,695.
For a fact, Peter’s house in New York drags in the 1.925 % of property tax, while his New Jersey property comes up with 2% tax on its assessed value.
In addition to that, Peter’s annual salary of $3 million seeks him $1.45 million income taxes, that includes 34.68% Federal tax, 7.29% State tax and 2.54% FICA.
For now, the information on Peter Dinklage’s health insurance is not out. But does have a house insurance; the average house insurance premium in the U.S is $500-$1,000.
Apart from TV and movies, Peter is actively involved in charity works. He supports Cruelty-Free International, NYCLASS, Farm Sanctuary, and PETA.
Born on June 11, 1969, in Morristown, New Jersey, Peter Hayden Dinklage was born with achondroplasia, a common form of dwarfism. He holds American nationality and is of German-Irish descent.
Peter’s father John Carl Dinklage was an insurance salesman while mother Diane Dinklage was an elementary -school music teacher. He has an older brother named Jonathan.
The attendant of Delbarton School, Peter enrolled at Bennington College and graduated in drama in 1991.
As of October 2022, Dinklage’s age is 53 and has a height of 4ft 5 inches.
Well, Peter Dinklage is a happily married man. Ever since his marriage on April 16, 2005, the actor enjoys a blissful relationship with wife Erica Schmidt, an actress.
Peter Dinklage is married to wife Erica Schmidt
The couple shares 2 children together but is cautious to reveal the details.
As reported, they welcomed a daughter in 2011 and the second child in 2017.