Whether you know him as the “sixth Friend” or for his role as Ant-Man, Paul Rudd has come a long way in his career. With such a resume, you might wonder just how much Rudd could be worth. Let’s take a look at his net worth!
Paul Rudd Net Worth: $15 Million
Paul Rudd’s current net worth is around $15 million. Pretty impressive for a kid from New Jersey! Seeing how he earned such a range, let’s take a look at his past career.
The Early Years
Rudd was born in Passaic, New Jersey, to British parents, but was raised in Kansas, eventually going on to study drama at the University of Kansas. Earning a scholarship, he later studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles.
After appearing in television shows like Sisters and Wild Oats, Rudd’s big break was appearing with Alicia Silverstone in Clueless, a modern retelling of Jane Austen’s Emma. Later films he appeared in while rounding out the decade include Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, Romeo + Juliet, where he played an incarnation of Paris, and The Cider House Rules, the last of which earned him and the cast a SAG nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
His first big role of the new decade was in the Hong Kong film, Gen-Y Cops. In 2002, he appeared in the sitcom, Friends, playing Mike Hanningan, Phoebe Buffay’s love interest and eventual husband. By 2004, Rudd started working with director Judd Apatow, appearing in many of his films: Anchorman, and its sequel, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked-Up and This Is 40. In 2007, he appeared in a comedy he himself wrote, Role Models. Towards the end of the decade, he appeared in I Love You Man and Monsters Vs. Aliens.
Rudd’s first film of the decade was Dinner for Schmucks, which reunited him with Steve Carell. He also appeared in The Perks of Being a Wallflower. In 2014, he lent his voice as the narrator for Hyundai television commercials. The following year, he appeared as the lead character in Marvel’s Ant-Man, a role he reprised in Captain America: Civil War. He also appeared in the Netflix series, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, reprising his role from the 2001 film. Towards the end of the decade, he also reprised his Ant-Man character in at least three more films, including Avengers: Infinity War and Ant-Man and the Wasp.