Kyle MacLachlan Net Worth

April 9, 2023
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Kyle MacLachlan in a still from Twin Peaks. Photo: Suzanne Tenner/SHOWTIME

Kyle Merritt MacLachlan is an award-winning actor born on 22nd February 1959, in Yakima, Washington, USA. He is probably best known for his roles as Special Agent Dale Cooper in the TV series “Twin Peaks” (1990-1991) and film “Twin Peaks: Fire Walks With Me” (1992), which brought him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in Television Series Drama, and two Emmy Award nominations. He has also starred in cult movies such as David Lynch’s “Dune” (1984) and “Blue Velvet” (1986).

Have you ever wondered how rich Kyle MacLachlan is, as of 2017? According to sources, it has been estimated that Kyle MacLachlan’s net worth is over $5 million, accumulated through a lengthy and fulfilling acting career, which started in the early ‘80s. Since he is still active in the entertainment industry, his net worth continues to increase.


Kyle MacLachlan Net Worth $5 Million


MacLachlan was the eldest of three children in a family of Scottish, Cornish and German descent. Kyle attended Eisenhower High School in Yakima, and took piano lessons until his 14th year when he began studying classical singing. He first became interested in acting when his mother became director of a youth theater program for teenagers in their hometown. Kyle appeared in his first play when he was 15 years old, and then decided to study drama, so he enrolled at the University of Washington, and graduated cum laude with a BFA in drama in 1982. Promptly upon finishing University, MacLachlan landed his debut film role as Paul Atreides in David Lynch’s “Dune” (1984). His collaboration with director Lynch continued throughout the ‘80s as the two became friends, and after his role in “Dune”, Kyle appeared in Lynch’s next movie, the 1986 “Blue Velvet”, and a year later he starred in the science fiction action film “The Hidden”. His net worth was rising.

The ‘90s started with a new role, as Special Agent Dale Cooper in the cult TV series “Twin Peaks”, which he reprised two years later in the film sequel “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me” and earned several awards: a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in Television Series Drama and two Emmy Awards nominations. MacLachlan has gained significant public acknowledgement and popularity through the years, continuing in various film and television roles. Some of them were in the films “The Doors”(1991), “Against the Wall”(1994), “Showgirls”(1995), “Hamlet”(2000), “A Touch of Pink”(2004), and the TV series’ “Sex and the City”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and “Desperate Housewives” and many others, keeping him consistently in work, and his net worth rising.

His more recent activities include the role of Mayor of Portland, Oregon in the IFC comedy series “Portlandia”(2011-), “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”(2014-2015), and voicing the main character’s father in the Pixar animated movie “Inside Out”(2015). He is currently reprising his role in new episodes of the  TV series “Twin Peaks 2017”.

In his personal life, having dated actresses Laura Dern and Lara Flynn Boyle, and supermodel Linda Evangelista, Kyle married Desiree Gruber, “Project Runway” executive producer, in April 2002. The couple has a son, and divide their time between residences in Los Angeles and New York.

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