What is the net worth and salary of John Krasinski?
John Krasinski is an American actor, writer, and director who has a net worth of $80 million. This is a net worth combined with his wife, actress Emily Blunt. Their combined wealth is almost equally attributable, with John responsible for a slightly larger share.
Krasinski first gained recognition for his work as Jim Halpert on the NBC sitcom “The Office”, a role that earned him 2 Online Film & Television Association Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, as well as several “Best Ensemble” awards he shared. with his cast. John reportedly earned $20,000 per episode for the show’s first 3 seasons, then began earning $100,000 per episode in Season 4. Krasinski stars in the 2018 Amazon Prime movie Jack Ryan and the movie . or the horror A Quiet Place (in which he starred, co-wrote and directed) was a hit with both critics and audiences, grossing $340.9 million worldwide.
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 BJ Novak, who would later co-star with John on “The Office”, when they were seniors, he appeared in a play written by Novak. Krasinski graduated in 1997 and spent the summer teaching English in Costa Rica. Studied drama at Brown University and earned a BA in English in 2001; Brown also awarded him an honorary degree in 2019. As a student, John joined the sketch comedy group Out of Bounds and coached youth basketball.
Krasinski moved to New York to focus on his acting career, appearing in off-Broadway plays as well as commercials and guest roles on television shows. In 2002, he interned on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” as a writer. The show was a popular springboard for future “The Office” stars — Mindy Kaling and Ellie Kemper also worked as Conan interns. In 2004, he got his big break when he was cast in the American version of Ricky Gervais’ workplace sitcom “The Office” as Jim Halpert, a charming sales representative who (along with Jenna Fischer) he would become part of one of the most beloved. couples in the history of television. “The Office” ran from 2005 to 2013, and in addition to starring in the show,
While starring in “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 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 role eventually went to Chris Evans. In 2012, he appeared in the 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-created and produced “Lip Sync Battle,” which has aired since 2015. He also executive produced 2016’s “Manchester by the Sea,” which was based on . on Krasinski’s idea. and was nominated for 6 Oscars. In 2018, he began starring in Amazon Prime’s “Jack Ryan,” a political thriller that earned him a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. During the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, John created the YouTube web series “Some Good News”, which focused on spreading good news in a stressful and uncertain life. The show’s 8 episodes have drawn over 72 million views, and Krasinski sold the series to ViacomCBS in May 2020; although it will still produce “Some Good News,” a new host will take over in its second season. “A Quiet Place Part II” was scheduled to be released in theaters in March 2020, but was delayed until September due to the pandemic.
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John started a relationship with English actress Emily Blunt in November 2008 and they got engaged in August of the following year. The couple married in a private ceremony on July 10, 2010, at George Clooney’s former estate in Como, Italy, and welcomed daughters Hazel and Violet in 2014 and 2016, respectively. Krasinski is a sports fan and follows the Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins and New England Patriots.
Awards and honors
John has received several awards for his work, including ensemble awards for “The Office” from the Screen Actors Guild (2007 and 2008) and Gold Derby Awards (2007). A Quiet Place earned him a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Sci-Fi/Horror Film, an IGN People’s Choice Award for Best Director, a Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Original Screenplay, and a Saturn Award for the best case scenario. . Krasinski was named to Time magazine’s 2018 list of the 100 most influential people in the world and has been featured in People magazine’s annual Sexiest Man Alive issue 4 times.
In July 2016, Krasinski and Blunt sold their Hollywood Hills home to Kendall Jenner for $6.5 million, a few months later, they moved into an antebellum home in Brooklyn; they paid $6 million for the 6-bedroom townhouse and spent $300,000 on renovations before moving in. The couple sold the house for $6.5 million in 2018, and the following year, they bought an entire floor in a Brooklyn condominium for $11 million. He also previously owned a 5-acre property in Ojai, California, which they sold for $2.4 million in January 2017.