Jason Butler Harner Net Worth

February 12, 2023
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Born Jason Thomas Butler Harner on the 9th October 1970 in Elmira, New York USA, he is an award-winning stage, television and film actor, best known to the world for his numerous theatrical appearances, most notably in “Hedda Gabler”, and “The Paris Letter”, while on screen, he is known as Michael in the film “The Green” (2011), and as Varick Strauss in the TV series “Ray Donovan” (2015), among many other appearances.

Have you ever wondered how rich Jason Butler Harner is, as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Harner’s wealth is as high as $3 million, an amount earned through his successful career in the world of entertainment, active since 1990.

Jason Butler Harner Net Worth $3 Million

Although born in Elmira, Jason grew up in Northern Virginia county and went to T.C. Williams High School, located in Alexandria, Virginia. During his childhood, Jason was drawn to the theater, attending a number of plays held at Arena Stage in Washington D.C. While in high school, Jason was president of the drama club, but wasn’t much of an actor, and rather built sets. Following his high school matriculation, Jason became an usher at the Eisenhower Theater in Washington, D.C, but also enrolled at Virginia Commonwealth University, from which he obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in acting, and then joined the Actors Theatre of Louisville as an apprentice, before settling in New York City, where he enrolled at the Tisch School of the Arts graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1997.

Even before finishing his acting studies, Jason commenced his acting career, making his stage debut at the Shafer Street Theatre in Richmond, Virginia in the play “What I Did Last Summer”.

Four years later, he appeared in the play “The History of Hell”, at Theater Downtown Art Company. From 1997, Jason started getting more attention and became a frequent cast member of plays at several New York theaters, appearing in such plays as “Henry VIII” (1997), “Macbeth” (1999), “An Experiment with an Air Pump” (1999), “Juno and the Paycock” (2000), then “Crimes of the Heart” (2001), and “Five Flights” (2004), among many others. In 2004 he had his breakthrough with the role of Tesman in the play “Hedda Gabbler”, for which he received an Obie Award, and then in 2005 appeared in the play “The Paris Letter”, for which he was nominated for the Drama Desk Award. He has made several other significant appearances in plays to the present day, including in “The Cherry Orchard” (2006), “The Front Page” (2007), “The Skin of Our Teeth” (2011), and most recently in “The Crucible” (2016), among many others that only increased his wealth.

After a successful start in theaters, Jason wanted to try his luck as a screen actor, debuted in the film “Trifling with Fate” in 2000, but it was in 2007 that he made his breakthrough on screen, with the role of Jeff Baines in the sci-fi action thriller “Next”, directed by Lee Tamahori and starring Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore and Jessica Biel. The following year he was Gordon Northcott in the Academy Award-nominated crime-drama film “Changeling”, starring Angelina Jolie and Amy Ryan, while in 2011 he had the lead role in the drama film “Letters from the Big Man”, and also starred in the romantic drama “The Green” with Cheyenne Jackson and Illeana Douglas.

Jason then became more focused on television roles, and in 2012 played Deputy Warden E.B. Tiller in the TV series “Alcatraz”, then appeared in several episodes of the highly-acclaimed series “The Blacklist” in 2014, and in 2015 played Varick Strauss in the TV crime-drama series “Ray Donovan”, which only increased his wealth.

Most recently, Jason portrayed Roy Petty in the first season of the Netflix series “Ozark” (2017).

Regarding his personal life, Jason tends to keep his private life hidden from the public eyes, therefore, no information is available about Jason outside the world of entertainment. However, according to some sources, Jason is married.

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