Peter Weller Net Worth

December 27, 2023
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Peter Weller, born on 24th June 1947 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA, is a stage, television, film actor, and director, but perhaps best known for his role as Officer Alex J. Murphy / RoboCop in “RoboCop” (1987). The Academy Award nominee has appeared in more than 70 movies and series including notable ones such as “The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension” (1984) and “Naked Lunch” (1991). Weller’s career started in 1973.

Have you ever wondered how rich Peter Weller is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Weller’s net worth is as high as $8 million, an amount earned through his successful acting career. In addition, Weller is a TV director, which has added to his wealth.


Peter Weller Net Worth $8 Million


Peter Weller was a son of Dorothy Jean, a homemaker, and Frederick Bradford Weller, a federal judge, a lawyer, and helicopter pilot for the US Army. Peter spent several years in Germany before his family moved to Texas where he went to The Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio. Weller later studied at the North Texas State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre.

Weller debuted in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated TV drama “The Man Without a Country” in 1973, starring Cliff Robertson, Beau Bridges, and Peter Strauss. He didn’t record a notable role until 1982, in the Golden Globe Award-nominated drama “Shoot the Moon” with Albert Finney and Diane Keaton. Peter continued with “Two Kinds of Love” (1982), “Of Unknown Origin” (1983), and then starred in “The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension” (1984) alongside John Lithgow, Jeff Goldblum, Ellen Barkin and Christopher Lloyd. However, Weller’s biggest role came in 1987 when he played the lead role in Paul Verhoeven’s “RoboCop”. The movie received two Oscar nominations, and grossed over $60 million, also helping Weller to increase his net worth significantly.

Peter starred in “Leviathan” (1989) with Richard Crenna and Amanda Pays and then played in “RoboCop 2” (1990); although it wasn’t as successful as its predecessor, the movie earned over $45 million and added more money to Weller’s bank account. In 1991, he played a lead role in David Cronenberg’s drama called “Naked Lunch” with Judy Davis and Ian Holm. In the mid-90s, Weller had parts in Woody Allen’s Oscar-winning “Mighty Aphrodite” (1995) starring Woody Allen, Mira Sorvino, and Pamela Blair, in “Beyond the Clouds” (1995), and in Christian Duguay’s “Screamers” (1995).

From 2002 to 2003, Weller starred in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated TV series “Odyssey 5”, even though it aired for only 19 episodes before being cancelled. Peter played a supporting role in “The Order” (2003) alongside Heath Ledger, Mark Addy, and Shannyn Sossamon, and later as Christopher Henderson in 11 episodes of the series “24” (2006). Most recently, he appeared in eight episodes of Golden Globe Award-winning series “Dexter” (2010), in J. J. Abrams’ “Star Trek Into Darkness” (2013), and in 11 episodes of “Sons of Anarchy” (2013-2014), which also contributed to his net worth. He lent his voice for “Yamasong: March of the Hollows” with Malcolm McDowell, Whoopi Goldberg, and Bruce Davison, and which is currently in post-production.

Weller has directed numerous episodes of several TV series, including “Homicide: Life on the Street” (1995-1996), “Odyssey 5” (2002-2003), “Monk” (2006), “House” (2012), and “Sons of Anarchy” (2011-2014). He also directed episodes of “The Strain” (2014), “Longmire” (2012-2015), “Hawaii Five-0” (2013-2016), and “The Last Ship” (2015-2016), adding further to his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Peter Weller married longtime girlfriend and actress Sheri Stowe in Positano, Italy in 2006.

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