Edward Leonard O’Neill is a popular American actor who has appeared in a plenty of successful movies. His excellent acting skills allow him to win plenty of awards and achievements. Ed’s most popular role is Patriarch Jay Pritchett that he played in the American television channel Modern Family. Have you thought for a second how much the net worth of Ed O’Neill in 2020 is? If yes, then read further to get complete information about this perspective.
Early Life & Biography:
Ed O’Neill was born on 12th April 1946 in the home of father Edward Philip O’Neil and mother Ruth Ann. His mother was a social worker and homemaker, whereas Ed’s father was a truck driver and a steel mill worker.
He completed his early schooling from the Ursuline High School that located in Youngstown where he was born. After some years, he was transferred to the Worthington High School where Neill won a state championship and even won an Ohio University football scholarship.
While studying in the university, he majored in history and spent the majority of time playing sports instead of studying. He even has a feud with his coach during the college years. Neill transferred to the Youngstown State University as an undergraduate. Additionally, Ed also joined the Mu Chapter of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
In 1969, he was even signed as an undrafted agent by the Pittsburgh Steelers but removed in the training camps. Prior to becoming an actor, O’Neill also works at the Ursuline High School as a substitute teacher of social studies.
The Ed O’Neill has married once in his life and living happily since then. He dated actress Catherine Rusoff for many years and the couple married in 1986. Together, Neill has two daughters whose name are Claire O’Neill and Sophia O’Neill. He is a trained martial artist and trained under the guidance of Rorian Gracie, who is a Brazilian Grand Master.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
After being cut down by the Steelers, he re enrolled himself in the school’s new theatre program. He started his acting career by playing the role of a boxer opposite Danny Aiello in the Knockout, which is the Broadway Play. This play was seen by the William Friedkin who gave him the role in a movie with the name Cruising. This role turns out to be the breakthrough in his career.
After this movie, Neill featured in a great variety of movies like A Winner Never Quits, Right to Die, Sibling Rivalry, Dutch, Wayne World, Blue Chips, Little Giants, The Bone Collector, Lost Masterpieces’ of Pornography, and Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2. Also, Ed has a very successful television career as he featured in plenty of shows like Twenty Good Years, Handy Manny, Family Guy, LA Dragnet, In Living Color, and Modern Family.
Ed O’Neill is the winner of four Screen Actors Guild Awards and a TV Land Award for his performance. That’s not all, he is nominated many times in the award events like Golden Globe Award, Golden Nymph Award, and Primetime Emmy Award functions.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Ed O’Neill is $70 million. This amazing actor is working in this industry for more than three decades now that allow him to earn so much money. He earns an annual salary of more than $12 million that is the biggest reason for his great net worth. Also, he appears in the television series on a regular basis.
Ed O’Neill is one of the most talented actors in the Hollywood and still going strong even at the age of 72. We wish he will continue entertaining us for many years.