Wilmer Valderrama Net Worth, Salary and Career Earnings

Wilmer Valderrama’s net worth is an estimated $20 million. He earned this mainly from his career in the entertainment industry as an actor, producer, and podcaster.

This figure comes as a surprise to many of his fans, considering that it is all self-made, as Wilmer was not born into a wealthy family. However, the actor deserves the fortune he has made for himself as he is a very hardworking man who has diversified into various career paths to ensure that he has a good life. Find out all about how the NCIS star made his money below.

What is Wilmer Valderrama’s Net Worth?

Wilmer Valderrama’s net worth is $20 million. He gathered these earnings from his work over the years as a famous actor, although the bulk of this sum comes from his acting and TV appearances.

How Does Wilmer Valderrama’s Net Worth Accrue?

Wilmer Valderrama makes money from his numerous ventures as an actor, producer, and podcaster. Below is a detailed summary of his various jobs and how much he makes from them.

Wilmer Earns as an actor

Wilmer Valderrama’s career as an actor began when he played theater roles in plays like A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Rumors. He also appeared on the Disney Channel wildlife program Omba Mokomba and the miniseries Four Corners. His big break, however came in 1998 when he landed a role on That ’70s Show.

Wilmer played the role of Fez on the show, and although he was only a high school senior when the pilot for the series was filmed, he instantly became popular for his perfect rendition of his role. He won several Teen Choice Awards for his role in the show. Wilmer has since acted in several other movies, including Grey’s Anatomy, The Ranch, Trouble, Encanto, That ’90s Show, and the TV series NCIS.

How Much Did Wilmer Valderrama Earn Per Episode of That ’70s Show?

Wilmer Valderrama has never publicly revealed his earnings from That ’70s Show, but with the published earnings of his co-stars on the show, it is estimated that Wilmer’s salary for the show ran into six figures per episode.

Wimer’s co-stars on the show, Ashton Kutcher and Topher Grace, reportedly earned between $250,000- $300,000 when the show was at its prime. While Wilmer played a less prominent role than them, his popularity on the show suggested that he also earned an impressive sum.

He Also Earns as a Film Producer and Director

While he is a terrific actor, Wilmer Valderrama is also a good producer and executive producer with over eight credits to his name. Below is a list of TV series and movies he has produced over the years:

  • Trouble 2019
  • The Hollywood Puppet Show 2018
  • Douglas Family Gold 2016
  • Muertoons 2014
  • SHReD: The Story of Asher Bradshaw 2013
  • King of the Floor 2012
  • Bugging Out 2010
  • Ernesto 2008
  • Yo Momma 2007

As a director, Wilmer Valderrama has directed the following music videos and TV series:

  • Salud 2013
  • Nomads: Addicted to Love 2012
  • Imagination Movers 2010
  • Creepshow Raw: Insomnia 2009
  • La Passion de la Decision 2008

What Is Wilmer Valderrama’s Salary Per Episode on NCIS?

Wilmer Valderrama currently stars as Special Agent Nicholas Torres on the TV show Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), a role that has endeared him to many viewers. Wilmer joined the show on its 14th season and earns a salary of $100,000 per episode.

Having appeared in over 140 episodes of the show, it is expected that he has earned a total of $14 million from the show. These earnings over the years suggest that Wilmer Valderrama truly has a net worth of $20 million.

He Makes Money as a Podcaster

Wilmer Valderrama’s career in podcasting began in 2021 when he launched his podcast Essential Voices with Wilmer Valderrama. His podcast produced weekly interview series centered on various conversations on important issues like transportation, child care, food service, etc. In September 2022, Wilmer became a shareholder in iHeartMedia’s My Cultura Podcast network, bringing more popularity to his career as a podcaster.

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