What is James Spader's net worth? Here is a look at how much the actor earned from 'The Blacklist'

It's said that his net worth could be mostly credited to the success of 'The Blacklist'


                            What is James Spader's net worth? Here is a look at how much the actor earned from 'The Blacklist'
James Spader attends 2013 NBC Upfront Presentation Red Carpet Event at Radio City Music Hall on May 13, 2013, in New York City (Getty Images)
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James Spader, born on February 17, 1960, in Boston, Massachusetts, dropped out of school at 17 and moved to the Big Apple to pursue a career in acting. Reports reveal that while he was trying to make a name for himself in the entertainment industry, Spader had jobs that involved working on farms, driving trucks and teaching Yoga.

Nevertheless, he shot to fame through many of his works. While those fond of the '80s may remember him in 'Endless Love' and 'Tuff Turf'. Spader broke through the entertainment industry with his role in 'Pretty in Pink' in 1986. His other works include 'Mannequin', 'Less Than Zero', 'Baby Boom', and 'Wall Street'. His 1989 film 'Sex, Lies and Videotape' got the actor a Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival. He's been part of 'Seinfeld,' 'Boston Legal' and even 'The Office.' In 2013, he became part of 'The Blacklist', bagging the role of Raymond Reddington. So how much is Spader worth?

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What is James Spaders' net worth?

Spader has a net worth of a whopping $20 million, thanks to his many efforts of becoming one of the most talented actors in the industry, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He has films and TV to his career credit. While his accolades speak for themselves, Spader is otherwise a private person.

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Actor James Spader arrives at the 'Lincoln' premiere during AFI Fest 2012 presented by Audi at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on November 8, 2012, in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)

As for how his net worth came to be, reports indicate it's because of how much of an acclaimed actor he is. Spader became part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2015 when he starred in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. The film went on to make $1.5 billion, and many couldn't help but praise the actor's way of delivering Ultron's dialogue. Also, according to reports when NBC's 'The Blacklist' first aired, Spader was paid $130,000 per episode which was great for Season 1, but now the actor makes $300,000 per episode which results in about $6.6 million per season. It has been revealed that he is the highest-paid actor on NBC.

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If his skilled acting isn't the only mode of income for him, his role as a producer of 'The Blacklist' has something to do with it too. In fact, it's said that his net worth could be mostly credited to the success of 'The Blacklist.'