If you are a fan of Big Bang Theory, you cannot help but love the character, Dr. Leonard. He may not be like Simon, but he has his things simply going for him. Johnny Galecki, the star who gave life to Dr. Leonard, is a prolific American actor and producer, as well as one of the highest-paid TV actors out there. Through his various stints, both as an actor and producer, Johnny Galecki has been able to garner a massive net worth that runs into millions of dollars. Although he has the successful and highly-acclaimed CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory to thank for his astounding net worth, Johnny also has other numerous film credits to his name.
He has had roles on hit TV shows like Roseanne (1992-1997), as well as movies such as I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), In Time (2011), and Rings (2017), to mention a few. Amazingly, Johnny’s consistency and extraordinary acting, alongside his comic skills which he brings to each role, have made him a fan-favorite and many of his fans have been curious, wanting to know more about the actor’s earnings and how he made a fortune from his career. We bring you the details of Johnny Galecki’s net worth and other interesting facts.
How Much Is Johnny Galecki Worth?
In case you are wondering how much he is worth, especially because he has not appeared in many movies like other actors, it would interest you to know that the actor is worth a fortune. Johnny Galecki’s net worth is estimated at $100 million as of 2019. Before that, he graced Forbes Magazine’s list of highest-paid TV actors in 2018 and was only second to fellow Big Bang Theory actor, Jim Parsons, who also makes a million dollars per episode of the sitcom.
How Johnny Galecki Made His Fortune
When he first joined the Big Bang Theory, Galecki was making $60,000 per episode, which translates to over a million dollars for the first season. However, from the second season, through to the fourth, he pocketed $250,000 per episode. While the show continued to record massive commercial success, Johnny Galecki’s salary and net worth continued to increase. From the 5th to the 7th season, the actor got a paycheck of $350,000 per episode.
He received a massive $1 million for each episode for seasons eight, nine, and ten which adds up to $72 million for the three seasons. The final two seasons saw the actor pocketing $900,000 for the 11th and 12th seasons, which translates to $48 million. Through the show, Johnny Galecki made over $163.7 million, contributing to his incredible net worth of $100 million.
Additionally, Johnny also banks through his movie appearances, production, and other business ventures. Some of his notable TV appearances include Roseanne, Entourage, and The Conners, while his movie credits include Rings, The Cleanse, A Dog’s Journey, Table for Three, etc. To maintain such massive net worth, Johnny Galecki has also dabbled into real estate. He acquired a beautiful 6-bedroom mansion in Los Angeles for $9.2 million in 2015. The mansion was owned by actors Ben Stiller and Jason Statham.
Who Is The Woman In Johnny Galecki’s Life?
Johnny has had his fair share of romantic relationships; nevertheless, he is yet to tie the nuptial knot. Since 2018, he has been in a relationship with a woman named Alaina Meyer. Alaina is a gorgeous Californian-born American model and the daughter of former US Army Special Forces, John Stryker Meyer. It is not known when or how they met each other, however, they began their relationship sometime in November 2018 and has been going strong ever since. In May 2019, Johnny disclosed that he and Meyer are expecting their first child together, a son.
Prior to their relationship, the actor had previously dated his Big Bang co-star Kaley Cuoco. The duo dated from 2008 to 2010 before going their separate ways. While they were together, their relationship suffered because they kept it a secret and didn’t want people to talk about it. It’s quite amazing, how they were able to pull it off for about two years before their break up. Before Kaley, the actor was romantically linked to other women like Sara Gilbert, whom he dated in 1992 and Laura Harris from 1996 to 1998, Ari Graynor, then Kelsey Harper.