Quick Facts of

  • First NameJohn Lithgow
  • Net Worth$ 47 million
  • CareerPoet, Musician

What Is The Net Worth Of Actor John Lithgow?

John Lithgow has an estimated net worth of $47 million, as of 2021. With a towering height of 6ft 4 inches and a slender frame, the Hollywood mogul Lithgow is widely known for his great contributions to stage, television, film, and radio. 

Let’s known about his net worth and income sources. 

How He Racked Up His Riches? 

John Lithgow is one of the most successful actors who also has built a successful career as a musician, poet, and author. He grabbed widespread fame after he landed his first Primetime Emmy Award-Winning role in the hugely successful series 3rd Rock from the Sun. The actor appeared as a Dick Solomon, the High Commander of the highly-trained alien unit in the series from 1996-2001. 

In 1996, John was paid $75,000 per episode from the series. He started getting paid $200,000 from the project by 1999. In 2009, the actor went on to appear in another hit drama, Dexter. His critically acclaimed role Arthur Mitchell, the antagonist in the series also garnered him another Emmy Award. 

Tackling the TV market in the USA, Lithgow next took the role in the acclaimed historical drama web TV series The Crown. His iconic character Winston Churchill from (2016-19) in the series brought him third Emmy Award.  

Prior to TV,  Lithgow has done extensive work in the film industry also. Some of his major works include Blow Out (1981), Footloose (1984), Harry and the Hendersons (1987), Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000), Shrek (2001), and more. 

The renowned actor has been nominated for two Academy Awards for his marvelous performance in The World According to Garp (1982) and Terms of Endearment (1983). 

The actor has worked in dozens of commercially successful movies. Some of them are the following:

Movie Budget Box Office Cast Members IMDb Rating 
Term of Endearment (1983)$8 Million $108.4 Million Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger7.4
Footloose (1984)$8.2 Million $80 Million Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer6.6
Shrek (2001)$60 Million $484.4 Million Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz7.8

Where Does John Lithgow Live? 

John Lithgow is quite confidential about his house and properties. Sources report that he owns a house in Los Angeles, California.  

The medium price of the mansion in LA is around $808,000. 

He Is an Elite Writer 

John Lithgow also has worked extensively for children releasing several books and albums. Some of his books are Marsupial Sue, Marsupial Sue Presents “The Runaway Pancake,” Lithgow Party Paloozas!: 52 Unexpected Ways to Make a Birthday, and many others. 

In 1999, Lithgow launched his career as a recording artist coming with his first album, a children’s music, Singing’ in Bathtub.

His Artistic Representation Of Trump On Stage And In Poetry  

John Lithgow appeared as Donald Trump in The Investigation: A Search for Truth in Ten Acts which was held at the altar of New York City’s Riverside Church. It was narrated by Annette Bening and its reading was created by playwright Robert Schenkkan

In October 2019, John published Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse, a satirical poetry collection. It is also available on Amazon with a price tag of $9.99 for Kindle and $11.99 for Hardcover. 

Short Bio 

John Lithgow was born on 19 October 1945, in Rochester, New York. He is the son of  Sarah Jane (mother), was a former actress and Arthur Washington Lithgow III (father) was a theatrical producer and director. He also has a sister named Robin Lithgow

John accomplished his graduation from Princeton High School. He later earned his A.B. magna cum laude in history and literature from Harvard College, in 1967. 

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He Has Been Married Twice 

John Lithgow first married Jean Taynton, a teacher, in 1966. The couple welcomed their first child, a son named Ian David Lithgow, on 3rd February 1972. He is now an actor and a clinical psychologist. The couple got separated after John started an affair with actress Liv Ullmann and their divorce was finalized in 1980. 

Lithgow later went on to marry his second wife UCLA history professor, Mary Yeager in 1981. They are blessed with two children named Nathan Lithgow, a son and Phoebe Lithgow, a daughter.