James Hugh Calum Laurie, also known as Hugh Laurie, is an English actor known for winning two Golden Globe Awards for the character Dr. House in the television series of the same name. Currently 59 years old, the actor is married to wife Jo Green.
Hugh Laurie has been listed as one of the highest paid actors in a television drama, thanks to the huge salary he receives from television shows. As a result of the salary and the earnings that Hugh Laurie makes from his profession, he has been able to accumulate a huge net worth for himself. Let's check the details of the English actor's salary and net worth.
Hugh Laurie Net Worth, Salary, And Earnings
Born in 1959, 59 years old Hugh Laurie has amassed a huge net worth of $40 million, as of 2019. The English actor has been in the acting profession since the years 1981 and has been a part of many big acting projects which has helped him gather such a hefty amount.
Hugh Laurie has been named by Forbes as one of the highest paid actors in the world.
Hugh Laurie salary and earnings
The English actor is highly credited for playing the role of the narcissist, medical genius Dr. Gregory House for which the production team paid him $300k per episode for the filming of Season 3. His earnings in the year, ie. 2006 was $7.2 million.
Between 2007-2008, Hugh Laurie was paid $300k for the 16 episodes of season 4 of House MD, starring Omar Epps and Jesse Spencer, making his earnings to be $4.8 million. In the year 2009, Hugh Laurie received $4400k for every episode of Season 6, during which he acted in 22 of them, which resulted in his earnings for that year to be $8.8 million.
In the year 2010, the English actor earned around $10.2 million alone. Hugh's salary was raised by $300k again during the filming of season 8 (2011) and his earnings for that year was $15.4 million.
Apart from being a renown actor, Hugh Laurie is also known to be an author. He has written the book named The Gun Seller (1996). The sales of the books also add a huge sum to his net worth.
The English actor is also a musician and has released two studio albums by far, Didn't It Rain and Let Them Talk, which have earned quite well in the market.
Hugh Laurie's Properties
The English actor, who is married to Jo Green has also added many luxury assets, including his cars and houses which are all part of his huge wealth.
Hugh Laurie's houses
Back in 2008, Hugh Laurie bought a lavish house in the Beverly Hills for the price of $2 million. The current value of the property is $3.8 million.
The price value of his Home located in Belsize Park, North London, is said to be $2 million. He also owns a property which Hugh Laurie calls his garden paradise and has an estimated value of $3.99 million.
Hugh Laurie's cars
The English actor also has a small collection of cars and a bike in his garage. He rides a Triumph Bonneville motorcycle which he bought in 2013 at the price of $12,000.
Hugh Laurie also owns a Ford, a 1955 Galaxie convertible, which can be bought at a price of $30,000 and a Porsche, Cayman S model, which has a price of $70,000.
Quick facts about Hugh Laurie.
What is the current net worth of Hugh Laurie?
The English actor has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
What salary did Hugh Laurie receive from House MD?
Hugh Laurie received $300k-$700k per episode for the television show.