Fred Savage is a well celebrated American actor, director, and producer. His name came to worldwide recognition after taking on the role of Kevin Arnold in the American television series The Wonder Years. This show ran between 1988 and 1993 and earned him several awards and nominations. With a successful career in the film industry, Savage has earned himself a net worth of millions. To find out just how much, read along as this piece features the net worth of Fred Savage in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Frederick Aaron Savage was born in 1976 on July 9. His place of birth was Chicago, Illinois, to parents Joanne and Lewis Savage. He grew up in Glencoe, Illinois, before moving with his family to California. Ben Savage, Fred’s younger brother, is an actor and his younger sister is actress and musician, Kala Savage. Fred’s grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Poland, Ukraine, Germany, and Latvia. He was raised in Reform Judaism.
Savage attained his education at Brentwood School which is a private co-educational day school in Brentwood, Westside Los Angeles County, California. In 1999, Savage graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor’s degree in English. In addition to that, he is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
In August 2004, Fred Savage married his childhood friend, Jennifer Lynn Stone. The couple has two children together comprising a son named Philip and a daughter named Lily.
Career, Awards & Nominations
At the age of 9, Savage made his first screen performance in the television show Morningstar/Eveningstar. Following that he appeared onscreen in The Boy Who Could Fly, Dinosaurs !- A Fun-Filled Trip Back in Time. He was also featured in some television shows including The Twilight Zone and Crime Story. He gained national fame by playing the grandson in the 1987 film The Princess Bride opposite Peter Falk.
Fred is best known for his role in the 1988 film series The Wonder Years where he played the role of Kevin Arnold. The show earned him two Golden Globe nominations and two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, making him the youngest actor to have ever received these honours. He was 13 years at the time. Savage remained in the series until it ended in 1993. He continued to appear in several films including Vice Versa (1988). He also starred in Little Monsters.
Savage’s first role after school was the NBC sitcom Working, which he starred in for its two-season run. He also had a series of guest and various supporting roles in the late 1990s and 2000s. Savage has also lent his voice to a couple of animated projects including Kim Possible, Family Guy, and Justice League. He guest-starred on the web series The Rascal on Crackle in July 2008.
Savage made a comeback to acting in 2015 with the Fox series The Grinder. He has also ventured into directing, and some of his credits include the short-lived NBC sitcom Working and prime-time network sitcoms 2 Broke Girls and Modern Family. Savage is also a producer and co-produced the Disney Channel Original Series Phil of the Future.
Net Worth & Earnings
At the age of 42, Fred Savage has accumulated a great amount of wealth. The American actor and former child star have a net worth of $22 million. Savage has earned his millions through his acting career which began at a very young age. He has also earned from his career as a director and producer.
Fred Savage has risen from child stardom to become one of the most respected actors, directors and producers in the film industry. His fan base continues to grow.