He could have been a football player or even a graduate of drama but after quitting the former, he dropped out of school just seven credits from obtaining his degree when he got a lucrative TV contract. Many years later, Kyle Chandler is a successful actor who has gained both fame and fortune with many movies and an enviable net worth to his name.
Chandler’s career has spanned more than three decades and has been highlighted by his roles in works like Friday Night Lights and Homefront and he has done everything from films to TV shows, and even theatre. In addition to all these, he has been involved in a number of things in the past, most of which was done for charity and so it is from his career as an actor that he made his fortune.
How Much Has Kyle Chandler Made From Acting?
After he called it quits from the University of Georgia where he was about to obtain a degree in theatre, Chandler began his acting career with minor roles on TV and steadily grew from there. The first role he got was in the TV show Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story. From then on, he has appeared in more than 20 other TV productions including voice acting for Tucker Mardell in an episode of King of Hell (2008), as various voices in Robot Chicken (2011 to 2014), as Coach in an episode of A Monstrous Holiday (2013), as well as in American Dad! (2014) and Family Guy (2016).
The Actor has also had a stint in theatre with more than 20 films to his credit including The Color of Evening (1990) which was his first work, King Kong (2005), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), and the 2019 film Godzilla: King of the Monsters amongst many other very successful productions. Some roles he played are too minor to estimate how much he got from them, but he has a number of films that have made a good show at the Box office including King Kong which made more than $550 million.
The larger part of Kyle Chandler’s net worth is from his acting career; he made huge sums from his various acting roles such as Bloodline which he was said to have made $100,000 per episode from. For his role in Carol, he reportedly made more than $700,000 and over $540,000 for Broken City. For The Wolf of Wall Street in which he took the role of Patrick Denham reportedly made him $405,000 richer. The Spectacular Now and A Monstrous Holiday brought over $346,000 and $315,000 to him respectively.
There is no record of what Chandler was paid for Friday Night Lights which is one of his biggest roles yet. When he was shooting the film, however, he was also working as a volunteer firefighter which although it did not pay, had him give to a charitable cause. He appeared in the adaptation of the novel, Catch-22 by Hulu, in which he took the role of Colonel Cathcart. Initially, the role was supposed to be taken by George Clooney before it later fell on Chandler’s lap.
Before Chandler took the role, it was reported that for appearing as an actor as well as for producing and co-directing the show, Clooney was going to make anything over $1 million per episode. There is no doubt that Chandler would not earn that much because their specifications are different even though it is the same role, but he certainly earned something significant which he has refrained from disclosing.
Just How Much Is Kyle Chandler Worth
From the analysis of his very successful projects above it is certain that the actor earns well, but as is typical for actors of his caliber, he also makes money from various available endorsement deals and sponsorships. Back in 2016, he was said to be making over $130,000 for each sponsorship deal. That said, it has not been revealed what he makes from each endorsement or sponsorship.
An addition of declared assets and earnings from his acting career has net worth calculating sites peg Kyle Chandler’s net worth at an estimated $9 million. A further breakdown reveals that he earned his fortune from his many successful films and TV shows. He had his start as an actor when he was 23 and now on the other side of his golden age, he has a lot to show in both fortune and awards including Saturn Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards among others.