American actor cum comedian Rainn Wilson is best known for his work on the beloved comedy TV show, The Office. Wilson has a net worth of $14 million as of April 2022. He made this net worth from his incredible career as an actor, comedian, writer, director, businessman, and producer.
The Seattle native started out in show business in 1997 on the small screen. He eventually worked hard and landed his most notable and signature role as Dwight Schrute in the comedy The Office where he worked alongside Steve Carell and John Krasinski. Wilson has been nominated for multiple awards including Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
Some of his other notable works include The Rocker (2008), Super (2010), Cooties (2014), The Boy (2015) among others.
As of October 2022, Wilson has a net worth of around $14 million. The majority of his multimillion dollar net worth is thanks to his more than 20-year long career.
His rise to success was gradual and he started as a junior artist and slowly became a mainstay on television.
A photo of Wilson who is valued at $14 million
During the initial years of his struggle, he was mostly given minor roles. According to Chron, the extras working in the background were paid around $8 an hour. After this, he got his breakthrough role of Dwight Schrute on The Office US in 2005.
Although his exact salary from the series is not available in the media as well as tabloid sources some sources have reported that he earned a salary of $400k per season. The average salary at NBC where the series was aired pays an average salary of $81k.
His co star on the show Steve Carell was paid $175,000 per episode from the 3rd season of the show and his on-screen rival from the show John Krasinski was paid $100,000 per episode after the fourth season.
The same year, he was paid $45,000 for his work on the movie Sahara. To add to this he also earns from residuals from his various shows that are already completed.
Although the salary from his other jobs are not available in the media and tabloid sources, the producers on average can also make around $67,872 a year. The average salary for a writer is around $28.50 per hour.
Similarly, the directors in California can earn around $128,790 per year. Likewise, businessmen can also make $90,970 annually.
"The Office" has been a huge part of his career. As per reports, his salary for the first and second season is said to be $87,000 per episode. Likewise, later, for the third season of the show, he reportedly made $175,000 per episode.
The star portrayed one of the most beloved characters on TV so advertisement firms want to cast him in their commercials. Similarly, from his Instagram, he earns anywhere from $3,073.5 to $5,122.5 per post.
The star has done commercials for T-Mobile, YouTube TV, and XFINITY among others. Some of his commercial for movies are also aired from time to time. According to iSpot, the actor’s commercials have been aired more than 9,833 Airings.
Wilson lives a relatively reserved lifestyle compared to other multimillionaires. He resides in Sherman Oaks, California, the USA where the median cost for a home is around $960,400.
He also owns a house in Agoura Hills, California (CA), US. He bought the house for $1.199 million, in December 2005.
The star also owns a luxury BMW i3 whose price starts at $44,450.
He must have spent his fortune on a lot of other lavish things but information regarding his other assets are not available in the media and tabloid sources.
He also owns a pit-bull which can be bought for anywhere from $2000 - $20000 from a good breeder. The average cost for owning a dog is around $1,270 for five years.
There are no details of his tax and insurance policies.
Rainn Wilson was born Rainn Dietrich Wilson on January 20, 1966, in Seattle, Washington, U.S.
He was born to father Robert G. Wilson and mother Shay Cooper under the star sign of Aquarius. He is an American by nationality and has English-Norwegian by ethnicity.
As of April 2019, he is married to Holiday Reinhorn. He met her in acting class when Wilson was studying at the University of Washington.
Rainn Wilson with his wife Holiday Reinhorn
They married on June 30, 1995, after some time of dating. The marriage has blessed them with 1 child, a son who was born in 2004.
As of 2022, Rainn is 56 years old and his height is 189 cm, i.e. 6' 2".