Quick Facts of
- First NameJason Priestley
Actor Jason Priestley is perhaps best-known for his role as Brandon Walsh on ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’. Similarly, he has worked in a number of popular TV shows. Starting out in 1984, he has since made himself a TV staple.
Priestley is also a director and has worked in numerous films as a director including 7th Heaven, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, ‘Cas and Dylan’, etc. He is also a race car driver and once got injured when he crashed into a wall at 180 miles per hour.
What Is The Net Worth Of Jason Priestley?
Jason Priestley has a net worth of around $20 million as of May 2020. He made this net worth primarily from a career as an actor.
Priestley’s 1986 debut on the big screen established himself in the industry. Then he worked on a series of films that made him popular among movie fans.
Sold House In Toluca Lake
The ’90210′ actor had a house in Toluca Lake that he bought for $2.14 million in May 2007. The estate has 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
His former estate is spread over 3,200 sq. ft. The star listed the house in $2.1 million in 2011 and later the property was sold for $2 million taking a $140,000 loss.
He later bought a house in Studio City, California, USA, for around $2,720,000. The estate spread over 5,075 square feet, and had 5 bedrooms along with 6.5 bathrooms.
Salary And Box Office Earnings
Priestley earned a salary of $70,000 per episode and earned $46,000 on top of the $70,000 for his directorial work. Similarly, various online sources have claimed that he earns $2.64 million on a yearly basis.
The actor has a lot of acting credits on various hits at the box office. Here is a list of his earnings over the years.
|Box Office Earnings||Movie|
|$7,177,431||The Boy Who Could Fly|
|$2,542,264||Love and Death on Long Island (1998)|
|$18,260,865||Eye of the Beholder|
|$45,170||Barenaked in America|
|$320,092||Die Mommie Die|
Career On TV
Priestley’s first role on TV was in 1978’s Stacey. Then after a short break later, he played roles on Airwolf, 21 Jump Street, and Danger Bay. After a small appearance in MacGyver in 1988, he was cast in the main role of Buzz Gunderson in Teen Angel in 1989.
The same year, he was also part of the main ensemble in Sister Kate. In 1990, he had the lead role on Teen Angel Returns before being cast as part of the main cast in ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’. He played the role of Brandon Walsh starting from 1990 till 2000.
His work on ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ made him a popular name in American TV. His most memorable role of 1992 was his voice role on Eek! The Cat and when he hosted Saturday Night Live.
Priestley starred on the TV movies Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye, Common Ground, and Homicide: The Movie in 2000 along with a small role in The 11 O’Clock Show.
In 2002, he worked in Jeremiah, Tom Stone, Warning: Parental Advisory, and The True Meaning of Christmas Specials. After some mediocre TV shows like Quintuplets and Rides, he was cast as Jack Harper in True Calling in 2004.
Some of his other popular TV shows include Love Monkey, Side Order of Life, Haven, Call Me Fitz, etc.
Jason Priestley was born Jason Bradford Priestley on August 28, 1969, in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Lorne Priestley and Sharon Mason.
He went to Argyle Secondary School and has a sister named Justine Priestley.
Priestley is married to Naomi Lowde as of May 2020. They tied the knot on May 14, 2005, and have a daughter Ava Veronica (b. July 2, 2007) and a son. Before this, he was married to Ashlee Peterson from 1999 to 2000.
In the past, he has dated Andrea Corr, Christine Elise, and Robyn Lively.