|Net Worth:||$25 Million|
|Birthday:||Sep 09, 1971|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Height:||6.2 feet (185cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Last Updated:||January, 2022|
Eric Stonestreet is an American actor and comedian who has a net worth of $25 million. He is popular for his television drama series, especially Crime Scene Investigation: CSI (2000-2015,) and for his award-winning performance in portraying Camron Tucker in the ABC mockumentary sitcom Modern Family. His hilarious comedy and magnificent acting are enjoyed by millions around the United States and abroad. He got three times nominations and twice received Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
Kicking off from early 90s, Eric has performed in more than twenty comedy movies and over forty television series with each resulting in greater applause worldwide. All of these have contributed to his fame and have resulted in his speedily increasing net worth. Let’s dive deeper into Stonestreet’s journey to becoming a self-made millionaire and explore him in detail.
How Did Eric Stonestreet Become Rich?
Born in Kansas City, Stonestreet had a dream of becoming a clown. He is reported creating a clown by the name Fizbo in his early childhood. This name was later on used in his parody on Modern Family. He was also an active presenter in the parties of his peer kids when he was ten years old. This went too far and Stonestreet executed it to his fullest, unleashing his career in professional comedy.
Eric Stonestreet’s first known and well-reputed work was him portraying Camron Tucker in Modern Family. This exceptionally hilarious parody and comedy in portraying Camron entertained millions of audiences across the United States and abroad. He received Emmy Award two times for his magnificent performance. Likewise, he made his debut film Almost Famous and sustained his performance with his magnum opus like Bad Teacher (2013,) The Loft (2013,) Identity Thief (2016,) and Confirmation (2016).
He also made a distinguished place in television series. Crime Scenes Investigation: CSI is the most famous among them. In this TV show, Eric portrays the character of Ronnie Litre. Fast forward, he consistently showed up on TV series like ER, Malcolm in the Middle, and Dharma & Greg. But he show CSI was and still is the most famous amongst all of his works which greatly added up to his fame and reputation.
What Is Eric Stonestreet Net Worth?
As of the latest updates of January 2022, Stonestreet has a net worth of $25 million. Modern Family is the main show that contributed to his growing net worth. He has won the Emmy Award thanks to this show and it was also the winner of the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance for three consecutive years – 2011, 2012, and 2013. It is patent that these back-to-back awards could not have been possible without the legendary contribution of Eric.
The F Word was another successful series. Last year, Who Wants to be a Millionaire was super hit which revolved around Eric’s major character. The most recent one is the ongoing series Madagascar: A Little Wild. It is popular among many folks.
Apart from his popular television series, he has also performed in super hit films that has added up to his net worth. He has been playing a diverse character in the movies: sometimes an oppressor and sometimes an oppressed; protagonist or antagonist accordingly. No matter his role and character in a certain movie, he never disappoints the audience and never fails to entertain the audience with his hilarious performance. Girls Will be Girls, Straight Jacket, The Island and Stories USA are quite a few of his films among his filmography. All of the movies turned out to be successful and generated a great revenue.
Eric has also worked in short films. It includes Street of Pain, The Drifter and Saddam. With each of them being ended well and with greater turnover, they add up to his growing net worth accordingly.
Overall, Stonestreet has worked on more than forty diverse projects and almost all of them have been successful and result oriented. All these have played and are playing an inevitable role in his journey in becoming a self-made millionaire. Many expect that he is soon likely to becoming a millionaire with two zeros given the rapid growth of his net worth.
It is reported that Eric sold his house in Los Angeles area for $1.1 million. This was arguably a major blow for him and tossed up his net worth to $16 million back in 2017.
How Eric Stonestreet Spends His Money?
Stonestreet dates his long-time crush Lindsay Schweitzer since 2017, after they met at a Big Slick in Kansas City which is a celebrity fundraiser meeting. Despite Stonestreet being so popular and on spotlight every time, his off screen life is quite undiscovered. That is, he has a tendency to keep a fair gap between his private life and his TV life. However, it is assumed that he is still dating his long-time girlfriend Lindsay Schweitzer.
Stonestreet used to live in a well-furnished house in LA before he sold it for $1.1 million in 2017. He is a lover of aesthetic beauty and nature and a fond of driving and is often seen both on and off camera driving his Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid White.
Apart from his professional and daily life activities, Eric is a great humanist and a towering supporter of the LGBTQ community. This community has a special place in his heart. He openly speaks in favor of them and donates a fair share of his money to cope with their suppression and fight the inequalities. He is also a major donator to the American Foundation for Human Rights, Cancer Research Institute and Stand Up for Cancer.
- Eric is heterosexual; he delightedly describes himself as “openly straight”, and “gay for pay” is the common joke his colleagues call him.
- During his studies at Kansas State University, he performed famous comedy plays like Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and All My Sons.
- He is a diehard football fan. Kansas University State is the place where he frequently shows up and puts in his attendance while watching football.
- He is extremely fond of eating meat.
- Stonestreet suffers from hypochondria. In his own words “dating a nurse is certainly helpful for a self-proclaimed hypochondriac”.