Television shows and movies are usually representations of the immediate society and in the midst of rising socialist sentiments that is plaguing American politics exists this television show that represents the desires of those who are anti-capitalist. Mr. Robot tells the story of a man called Elliot Alderson who suffers from multiple mental illnesses but is also a brilliant hacker. His hacking skills are required to carry out a criminal quest which in the eyes of the titular character Mr. Robot is a necessary evil to curb the excesses of consumerism and capitalism. Mr. Robot cast members are made up of talented actors who are making tremendous progress in the world of film and television; in the process, they are raking in the big bucks.
This show has taken the anger aimed at the super-rich and has given audiences a glimpse into one of the ways that capitalism might get attacked. The television show is written by Sam Esmail and there are similarities between the show and films such as The Matrix, A Clockwork Orange, American Psycho, and Taxi Driver – films that are anti-social and anti-establishment. Esmail himself has confirmed that the aforementioned were works he drew inspiration from while writing the story for the show. Here is a list of the popular actors from the cast list detailing how much they are worth.
Popular Mr. Robot Cast Members and How Much They Are Worth Now
Rami Malek – $8 million
Malek is an American actor of Egyptian and Arabic heritage. On Mr. Robot he plays the lead role of Elliot Alderson who suffers from Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), anxiety and clinical depression. Alderson works at Allsafe Cybersecurity as a network engineer and on the side, he practices vigilante hacking.
He is recruited to join a group, fsociety made up of hackers who call themselves Hacktivists. This was the first major role that Malek had the opportunity to play and for his portrayal of Elliot Anderson, he has received many accolades and awards. Malek’s estimated net worth is $8 million and being part of Mr. Robot cast members has been one of the best things that happened to his career because for the work he did on Mr. Robot, he got the nod to play Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.
Christian Slater – $30 million
This actor has a career in Hollywood that has lasted for more than four decades and during this time, Christian Slater has appeared in a number of films and has won a number of awards. But playing Edward Alderson also known as Mr. Robot on this television show is one of the more successful things he has done for his career.
His character is the mastermind behind the hacking of E Corp. He plans to erase the records of this corporation and in the process, erase debt records that they have on people; debt that has accrued over time. Slater has been in the film industry for a much longer time and has had more opportunities to make wealth for himself and his net worth of $30 million is a testament to this.
Carly Chaikin – $1 million
Darlene Alderson is the younger sister of Malek’s character and she is played by Carly Chaikin. Chaikin is mostly known for playing Dalia Royce on the sitcom; Suburgatory. She was on the show for the three years it aired and a year after it ended, she got cast in Mr. Robot. Just like her brother, Darlene is part of the fsociety. Chaikin has a net worth of $1 million.
Portia Doubleday – $1 million
A rundown of Mr. Robot cast members will be incomplete without the mention of Portia Doubleday. She plays Angela Moss, a friend of Elliot Alderson. They had known themselves since they were kids and now work together at Allsafe. During the course of the show, she gets the opportunity to work at E Corp as their PR Manager. Portia Doubleday has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Martin Wallström – $2 million
Playing Tyrell Wellick is the Sweden actor Martin Wallström. Before he had his debut in the North American film industry, Wallström had made many film appearances in his home country of Sweden. The character he plays was initially a top official at E Corp, where he served in the capacity of Vice President of the company but along the line, he decided to join the fsociety and achieve their goal of toppling the company he works for. Wallström has a net worth of $2 million.