What is Bob Odenkirk's net worth? ‘Better Call Saul’ actor makes a whopping $200,000 per episode
Bob Odenkirk who shot to fame as conman lawyer Saul Goodman in ‘Breaking Bad’ reprises the role in 'Better Call Saul'
Bob Odenkirk, who is best known for his role on the hit TV series 'Better Call Saul', collapsed on the show’s set on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, while filming the sixth and the final season of the renowned AMC series. The Hollywood icon was then rushed to the hospital after the crew members called in an ambulance. According to multiple reports, the Emmy award-winning actor is currently under observation and is getting medical treatment for the same.
The 58-year-old actor shot to fame with his small but effective role in ‘Breaking Bad’. He later bagged a lead role of conman lawyer Saul Goodman on 'Better Call Saul'. Speaking of the incident, the cause behind the actor’s collapse is yet to be revealed as the show’s makers have not released any official statement. MEAWW will keep you posted. On the work front, the Golden Globes nominated actor was recently seen in the much-acclaimed film, ‘Nobody’.
Bob Odenkirk was born in Berwyn, Illinois but was raised in Naperville. He attended Naperville North High School and graduated at 16 and around the same time he gained interest in writing. Giving a perfect kick-start to his career, Odenkirk forayed into comedy writing as a radio DJ for a local non-broadcast college station. After three years of college, he continued his hustle walking on the same path. One of his earliest career highlights includes when he performed at the Improv Olympic alongside notable comedians Chris Farley and Tim Meadows.
While sharpening his comedy writing skills, Odenkirk was hired by ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1987 and he worked there tirelessly till 1991. The versatile writer then developed shows in the early 2000s namely ‘Tom Goes to the Mayor’, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job’ and later appeared on TV shows like ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’, ‘Seinfeld’, ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’, ‘Arrested Development’ and many others. He narrowly missed the role of Michael Scott for the hit show ‘The Office’ which later went to Steve Carell.
Bob Odenkirk's net worth
With his extensive discography in films and TV shows, the comedy/action star is currently valued at a whopping $16 million, as reported by Celebrity Net Worth. Odenkirk's breakthrough came with the show ‘Breaking Bad’ which later got him the spin-off series ‘Better Call Saul’. It is reported that Odenkirk pocketed a massive $100,000 per episode while filming ‘Breaking Bad’ whereas, he made $150,000 per episode in the first season of ‘Better Call Saul’. The award-winning actor, director, and producer later earned an impressive $200,000 per episode for the same show.
He is also a successful director and producer with a number of projects to his name. After tasting success with his role as Saul Goodman, Odenkirk has appeared in a number of high-profile roles in various television shows and films. In addition, Odenkirk is also an established voice actor. Thanks to his breakthrough, the skilled actor later bagged a few big Hollywood projects like ‘Nebraska’, directed by Alexander Payne, ‘Fargo’, written and created by Noah Hawley, ‘The Post’, directed by Steven Spielberg; Disney/Pixar's ‘Incredibles 2’, and ‘Little Women’.
Bob Odenkirk's luxury house
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Bob Odenkirk's first invested in a swanky real estate property in 2010 in Bronson Canyon for $675,000 but ended up selling it later. The renowned actor then got himself another luxurious house in 2015 in Hollywood Hills.
The 2,827 square foot upscale property boasts traditional Spanish styling with gorgeous views of the surrounding canyons. Odenkirk got this stunning house for a cool $3.3million, as reported by LA Times. The house welcomes the guests with a kitchen-family room combo with a fireplace, a living room, a den, a dining room, a library/study, an office, five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and a half bath.
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