Billy Crudup Net Worth

November 25, 2023
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Billy Crudup poses for a portrait at The Collective and Gibson Lounge Powered by CEG, during the Sundance Film Festival, on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP)

William Gaither Crudup was born on 8 July 1968, in Manhasset, New York State USA, and is an actor, best known for appearing in films including “Almost Famous”, “Big Fish”, and “Spotlight”. He is also known for being the voice of the MasterCard commercials entitled “Priceless”. All of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Billy Crudup? As of late-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $6 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting. Some of his most recent films include “Dedication” and “Watchmen” in which he portrayed Doctor Manhattan. He was also the voice of Ashitaka in the English version of “Princess Mononoke” by Studio Ghibli. As he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.


Billy Crudup Net Worth $6 million


When Crudup was young, his family moved around before eventually settling in Florida, where he would attend Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, matriculating in 1986. Afterwards, he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and would complete his undergraduate studies there, and while there he joined the acting company LAB! Theatre, which helped him pursue his passion for acting; he also became part of the show “General College” by UNC-STV. He then attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts under the Graduate Acting Program, and earned his Master of Fine Arts in 1994.

A year later his career really kicked-off when he appeared on Broadway in a production of “Arcadia”. Around the mid-1990s, Billy began appearing in films, such as “Sleepers”, “Without Limits”, and “Inventing the Abbots”, and this string of parts would help start his rise in net worth. He portrayed Olympian Steve Prefontaine in “Without Limits”, and still did stage productions while acting in films. Additionally, in 1999 he worked on his first animated film in “Princess Mononoke”, before playing Russell Hammond in Cameron Crowe’s “Almost Famous”. In 2005, he started becoming known for voicing the MasterCard” Priceless” commercials, meantime also appearing in “The Good Shepherd” and “Mission Impossible III”. Thanks to his performances on stage, he was nominated for a Tony Award for his work in “The Elephant Man”, and another nomination for his performance in “The Pillowman” which starred Jeff Goldblum. In 2007, he starred in “The Coast of Utopia” as literary critic Vissarion Belinsky, and this role earned him another Tony Award nomination.

In 2010, Crudup starred in the off-Broadway Play of Adam Rapp entitled “The Metal Children”. He would then be cast in “Watchmen” as Doctor Manhattan, before starring in “Too Big to Fail” as former US Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner. A year later, he continued his string of great stage performances with another Tony Award nomination in “Arcadia”. Two of his latest projects include “No Man’s Land” and “Waiting for Godot”. His success on stage has certainly helped elevate both his popularity and net worth.

For his personal life, it is known that Crudup had a relationship with actress Mary-Louise Parker from 1996 to 2003; they have a son but it was during the pregnancy that their relationship ended. He then had a relationship with actress Claire Danes which lasted for four years. Currently he is reportedly single.

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