Chris Evans is an American actor and director best known for his superhero roles. Evans is widely known for his portrayal of Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He also played the Human Torch in two Fantastic Four movies. Evans is among one of the highest paid actors over the past couple of years.
So, how much is Captain America, Chris Evans worth?
Net Worth as of 2019: $50 million
Evans can thank his superhero roles for his substantial wealth. According to Forbes, Evans was the 18th highest paid actor in 2017 raking in $17 million through his salary and back-end participation bonuses. It’s safe to say the Captain America stock is thriving.
Evans is a native of Boston, Massachusetts born on June 13, 1981. His family is filled with members of the arts. His mother is an artistic director at the Concord Youth Theater. Evans has two sisters Carly and Shanna. Carly received her degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She currently works as a drama, and English teacher at the high school Chris Evans graduated from Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. His Brother Scott Evans is also an actor and appeared on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live.
After high school, Chris Evans moved to New York City in pursuit of his acting career at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
Evans career began its journey to stardom during these years. He landed one of the lead roles in the spoof comedy movie Not Another Teen Movie. After his breakthrough in Not Another Teen Movie, he secured lead roles in the movies The Perfect Score and Cellular.
In 2005, Evans entered into the superhero world. He landed the role as Johnny Storm aka the Human Torch in the Fantastic Four. This would be the beginnings of a very lucrative career in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Evans would play the character the Human Torch in two Fantastic Four films, Fantastic Four (2005) and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007).
Other movies of note Evans appeared in during this time include the science fiction movie Sunshine (2007) and the comic book adaptation of Edgar Wright’s Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010).
Starting in 2011 Evans career took a meteoric rise that resulted in a string of blockbuster movie hits. Evans landed the role of America’s superhero Captain America in the first installment titled Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). The film grossed over $370 million worldwide and setting up multiple appearances in future Marvel Cinematic Universe films.
Evans reprised his role as Captain America in two sequel films, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War. He also joined a host of other superheroes in multiple Marvel movies. He appeared in The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Ant-Man (2015), and Spider-Man Homecoming (2017).
Evans will again play Captian America in Avengers: Infinity War and has signed on for its sequel scheduled in 2019.
There are rumors of Kevin Feige reportedly offering Chris Evans the chance to direct a few episodes of the various limited series that Marvel is bringing to the Disney+ streaming service.