Joe Chrest Net Worth

April 1, 2023
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Joe Chrest was born in St. Albans, West Virginia, USA and is an actor who rose to fame starring in the films including “King of the Hill” and “Underneath” among others. Overall, Joe has landed more than a hundred roles for film and television, as well as more than 60 roles n the stage. Chest has been active in the entertainment industry since the 1980s.

How much is the net worth of Joe Chrest? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $80 million, as of the data presented at the beginning of 2018. Acting is the main source of Chrest’s income.


Joe Chrest Net Worth $80 million


To begin with, the boy was raised in St. Albans largely by his grandmother; His mother was a writer whereas his father worked as a photographer. Joe earned a Master’s degree (MFA) at Louisiana State University.

Concerning his professional career, Joe rose to fame starring alongside Jesse Bradford and Jeroen Krabbe in the drama film “King of the Hill” (1993) by Steven Soderbergh. The following year he was seen in the television film “Cries from the Heart” (1994), and afterwards portrayed Mr. Rodman in the crime thriller “Underneath” (1995) also directed by Steven Soderbergh. Joe was then cast as a main in the horror thriller film “The Lottery” (1996) by Daniel Sackheim, so his net worth was now well set.

In 1998, he shared the screen with George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez in the film “Out of Sight”, followed by “Battleship”, then in 2005 the actor landed a role in the horror thriller “The Skeleton Key”. He had a small role in the comedy film “The Lucky Ones” (2008) co-written and directed by Neil Burger, based on the novel written by Don Tracy. The same year, Chest interpreted Malcolm Chisholm in the drama film “Who Do You Love” by Jerry Zaks, joining such stars as Jon Abrahams, Gralen Bryant Banks and Brett Beoubay. More, in the same year he starred in the drama film “The Secret Life of Bees”. In 2011, the actor created the role of Butter Fan in the comedy film written and directed by Jim Field Smith “Butter”, then had a small role in the adventure film “On the Road” (2012), based on the novel of the same name written by Jack Kerouac, and directed by Walter Salles.

In 2014, he joined the main cast of the drama film “Black or White” by Mike Binder, and since has also had several episodic roles in the television series “House of Secrets”. In 2016, the actor appeared in the drama film “Deepwater Horizon”, then portrayed McGeorge Bundy in the biographical drama “LBJ” (2016) by Rob Reiner, starring alongside Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bill Pullman and Woody Harrelson. The same year the actor interpreted Fuzzy Canaday in the Michael Wilson’s comedy “Showing Roots”, and more recently, he was seen in the thriller film “The Butler” (2017) by Cesar Caro Cruz. Overall, all the above mentioned roles have added significant sums to the total size of Joe Chrest net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the actor, he married the choreographer Christine Christ in 1997. They have two children together.

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