Peter Berg Net Worth

May 16, 2023
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Peter Winkler Berg was born on the 11th March 1962, in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, probably best known for starring in “Chicago Hope”(1995–1999), “Very Bad Things” (1998), “The Leftovers” (2014), among others, over 40 TV and film titles in all. He is a film director as well. He has been an active member of the entertainment industry since 1988.

Have you ever wondered how rich Peter Berg is, as of early 2016? According to sources, it is estimated that Peter’s net worth is $30 million, with the main source of this amount his successful involvement in the film industry.


Peter Berg Net Worth $30 Million


Peter Berg was raised with younger sister by Sally and Laurence G. Berg; the second cousin of H. G. Bissinger, who wrote the book “Friday Night Lights”, which became the basis of his future TV series project of the same name. He went to The Taft School, from which he matriculated in 1980. Then, he continued his education enrolling at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he majored in Theater Arts and History, graduating in 1984. Just a year later decided to move to Los Angeles, California, to pursue his career in the film industry, not only as an actor, but subsequently also as a film director and producer.

Three years after he moved to Los Angeles, Peter was cast in the cameo role of John Sawyer in the TV series “21 Jump Street” (1988), which was soon followed by another cameo appearance, this time in the TV series “Ohara”, the same year. By the 1990s, his career took off, as he earned roles in such productions as “Never on Tuesday” (1989), “Hear of Dixie” (1989), and “Shocker” (1989), among others, all of which increased his net worth, and also popularity.

In the 1990s, he emerged as a talented actor, which helped him to land a few notable roles, including the one of Dr. Billy Kronk in the TV series “Chicago Hope” (1995-1999), then the role of Joey Randone in the film “Cop Land” (1997) with Sylvester Stalone and Ray Liotta, and “Rise And Walk: The Dennis Byrd Story” (1994) in which he portrayed Dennis Byrd. Furthermore, he was featured in films “The Last Seduction” (1994), and “Fire In The Sky” (1993), among others, all of which added to his net worth.

In the 2000s, he continued to line up success after success, firstly portraying Paulie Romano in the film “Corky Romano” (2001), then assuming the role of Richard Weidner in the film “Collateral” (2004), with Tom Cruise and Jada Pinkett Smith. Two years later, he featured in the film “Smokin` Aces” with actors including Ryan Reynolds and Jeremy Piven. To speak further of his accomplishments as actor, Peter has appeared in productions such as “Lions For Lambs” (2007), “Ballers” (2015), and “Breakthrough” (2015), among others.

Apart from his successful career as an actor, Peter is also known as a director and producer, which has also increased his net worth. His debut as a director was the 1998 film “Very Bad Things”, featuring actors Christian Slater, and Cameron Diaz. However, his breakthrough came in 2004, with the film “Friday Night Lights”, and since then he has put his name to films and TV series such as “Hancock” (2008), “Battleship” (2012), “Lone Survivor” (2013), and “Patriots Day”, which will be released in 2016.

As a producer, Peter has put his name to such productions as “Friday Night Lights” (2006-2011), “Hercules” (2014), “The Leftovers” (2014-2015), “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny” (2016), and most recently “Wind River”, which will be released in (2017).

Thanks to his successful career, Peter has received several prestigious nominations, and awards, including the AFI Award for Best Movie of the year for “Friday Night Lights”, and Deauville American Film Festival Award Fun Radio Trophy for his film “Very Bad Things”, among others.

Regarding his personal life, Peter Berg was married to Elizabeth Rogers from 1993 to 2002. They have a son together, named Emmett Berg, who is also an actor. He is a strong supporter of veterans, particularly those wounded in combat.

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