Quick Facts of

  • First NameMichael
  • Last NameMuhney
  • Net Worth$ 3.5 million
  • CareerActor
  • Age47 Years
  • Height1.85 m
  • WifeJaime Muhney

How Much Is American Actor Michael Muhney’s Net Worth?

Michael Muhney has a net worth of around $3.5 million as of June 2022. He is an American actor best known for his roles in Veronica Mars, and The Young and the Restless. He started acting in 1998 and from then on has established self as an ace actor.    

The Daytime Emmy Award-nominated actor came into the limelight after successfully portraying the character of Adam Newman on the series The Young and the Restless from 2009 to 2014. Some of his other well-known works are Turks, The Huntress, and ER where other actors like Mare Winningham and Swoosie Kurtz have also worked.

Net Worth Details: Income Sources, Career & Earnings

American actor Michael Muhney is worth around $3.5 million as of June 2022 according to various online sources. He amassed this fortune from his career as an actor. The actors more than a 20-year long career in the industry has made him a millionaire.

Despite being a well-known actor the exact figures of his salary are not available in the public domain. On average actors earn around $39.84 per hour as per data from Chron. Similarly, average salaries for a soap actor is around $57,100 according to Bizfluent.  


Muhney started her career in 1998 by acting in a TV show called Real Life. The same year he got another minor role in a TV series called A Will of Their Own. He got his first major role in 1999 with the TV show called Turks where he acted for 13 episodes.  

After this, he got a few minor roles before eventually landing a role in the crime drama TV show called The Huntress in 2000. Then he left the show in 2001 and went on to get a major role in Veronica Mars in 2004.

The role would garner him national and international fame and he would play the character of Sheriff Don Lamb on the show until 2007. 

He got his most famous role in 2009 when he was cast as Adam Newman in The Young and the Restless. He became an instant fan favorite on the show and worked on the show for around 5 years before eventually having to leave in 2014.   

He has also worked in CSI: Miami where stars like Johanna Braddy and Lochlyn Munro have worked. 

Endorsements Deals, Sponsorships, And Charity Works

Due to his good public image and the marketable persona he may have been approached by various companies and brands for their advertisement and marketing purposes. He may have done commercials for various national and international brands.  

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Similarly, he is also be involved with various charities and philanthropic organization particularly supporting cancer research. Muhney’s uncle passed away from pancreatic cancer.  

Assets, House, Lifestyle, Expenses, And Tax

The millionaire actor has a house in Sherman Oaks, California costing around $1,150,000. He bought the 2,257 square foot property in June 2009. The house has three bedrooms, two baths and is built in an East Coast Traditional style.  

The home was built in 1939 and was remodeled extensively before going in the market in October 2009.

Michael Muhney
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Likewise, he may also drive around in expensive cars but the information regarding his cars are not available in the media as well as tabloid sources.

He may also pay hefty taxes due to his high income and incredible wealth as per the laws of his state and county.  

Michael Muhney’s Personal Life: Age, Height, Ethnicity, Nationality, Suicidal Thoughts, Girlfriend

Michael Muhney was born June 12, 1975, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. to father Mike Muhney. He is 47 years old as of June 2022. He grew up in Euless, Texas and attended Trinity High School. He graduated from The Theatre School at DePaul University in 1997 with Bachelors in Fine Arts degree.  

Regarding his relationships, he is married to Jaime Muhney as of June 2019. He has been in a relationship with Jaime for a very long time. The couple got married on February 11, 2000, and have 3 children together. 

Their children are named Dylan Tyler Muhney, Truman Rudolf Muhney, and Ella Michael Muhney (daughter).

There is no information about his former girlfriends in the media.

Suicidal Thoughts

After having to leave The Young and the Restless amidst controversial circumstances the actor revealed in June 2019 that he had suicidal thoughts. In a tweet, he revealed that he had suicidal thoughts after leaving the show that made him a well-known name in the world.

His tweeted that,

Over the past five years, during several of my many bike rides around Los Angeles, with inescapable pain and frustration and tears in my eyes, my mind would wander. I’d think about my life insurance policy for my wife & kids. I’d imagine drifting across that double-yellow line into oncoming traffic and ending it all. All over a grotesque internet rumor and a lie.

He also added that his mom and wife helped him through his dark days and they are an integral reason why he is still going strong.