John Krasinski Net Worth and Salary

John Krasinski net worth and salary in 2019. How did the star of the $100 Million movies “A Quiet Place” acquire such wealth? Read on to find out more.

John Krasinski

John Krasinski is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. Before hitting the bigger screen, he was popular for playing the role of Jim Halpert on NBC’s sitcom ‘The Office’ which first aired un 2005. Today, he is one of the finest actors in Hollywood.

Net Worth $30 Million
Source of WealthActing and Directing
Date of BirthOctober 20, 1979
Residence BrooklynNew York, U.S.

Early Life

Born as John Burke Krasinski on October 20, 1979, in Newton, Massachusetts to Mary Clare and Ronald Krasinski at the St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. His father, at that time an internist, is a Polish-American, and his mother, a nurse, an Irish-American.

John was raised as a Catholic in Newton, a suburb west of Boston. He began acting right from sixth-grade when he made his stage debut as Daddy Warbucks in his school’s production of the play ‘Annie’. He graduated from Newton South High School in 1997. Although he had always wanted to be a playwright, after studying English and graduating as a playwright in 2001 from Rhodes Island’s Brown University, he went on to pursue a career in acting in New York which has paid off really well.


John started his acting career appearing in high school plays such as ‘Annie’. After graduating from Brown University as a playwright, he further went to the National Theater Institute in Waterford, Connecticut, and then the Royal Shakespeare’s Company to pursue a career in acting. He began showing off his acting skill on ‘Out of Bounds’ which was a sketch comedy group that offered him the opportunity. He also made appearances On TV commercials and a guest appearance on TV shows, and fans may have also spotted him on Off-Broadway Plays as well.

Krasinski worked briefly as a script-intern in 2001 for “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” during his junior year of college. And in 2006, he later went on to star in the show after becoming a renowned actor.

John Krasinski has starred in a number of successful movies such as A Mew Wave, Smiley Face, Licensed to Wed, and also a number of other television series which includes Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Without a Trace, Ed, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and American Dad. He is married to fellow actress Emily Blunt and they have two wonderful kids.

John Krasinski and wife Emily Blunt
John Krasinski and wife Emily Blunt

How did He Amass Such Wealth and fame?

When Kransiski opened to acting, he quickly received the love and support of his fans and viewers after starring in 2004 NBC’s sitcom “The Office” which gave him his first major breakthrough. The show, which he was a part of from 2005-2013 saw him earn huge. From the 4th season, Krasinski was paid approximately $100,000 per episode, 4-times bigger than what he earned in the previous 2 seasons.

His fortune further increased following his cast in a number of movies before getting his directorial debut in 2009 in the comedy-drama film ‘Brief Interview with Hideous Men’. He went on to make series of movie features and in 2013 he co-founded the production company ‘Sunday Night Production’ with Allyson Seeger.

In 2018, Krasinski directed and co-wrote the Hollywood horror thriller “A Quiet Place” which became a major box office hit grossing over $325 million worldwide. And he earned quite well from the success of the movie as the producer.

John Krasinski in A Quiet Place
John Krasinski in A Quiet Place

He also sold his Brooklyn townhouse last September for $6.5 million. The house which he and his wife acquired in 2016 for $6million and placed on sale with asking price of $8 million. At least, they made half a million though.

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Krasinski’s Awards and Nomination

John Krasinski has received numerous accolades for his impressive performances in Hollywood. As both an actor and movie director, John has continued to show that he deserves a place among the most prominent actors Hollywood has ever produced.

He has won 4 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations and 2 Screen Actors Guild Award as well as several others to many to mention. He was named by Times Magazine as one of the most influential people in 2018.

As of July 2019, John Krasinski Net Worth $30 Million

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