John Burke Krasinski is an American producer, director-actor, and screenwriter. He got his popularity from his character in NBC’s “The Office.” In 2018, John was named the most influential person in the world. Here is a brief net worth summary of John Krasinski in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
John Burke Krasinski was born on October 20, 1979, in Brighton, Boston to Mary Clare and Ronald Krasinski. He has two brothers, Kevin, and Paul. He was brought up in a suburb west of Boston. In 1997, John completed his high school studies at the Newton South High School and later in 2001 he earned his bachelor’s degree at Brown University. He has also attended the Waterford Connecticut’s National Theater Institute and Royal Shakespeare Company. After his high school studies, John taught English in Costa Rica for a period.
He got engaged to Emily Blunt in 2008 and later tied the knot in 2010. They have two children Violet and Hazel. John is a very big fan of baseball and has starred in a New Era/Major league Baseball.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
John made his first stage appearance in the sixth-grade school production Annie where he played the role of Daddy Warbucks. Later in 1997, he starred in the film The Office while still in high school. John was an intern as a scriptwriter on the late-night show with Conan O’Brien in 2000.
In 2004, while casting in an NBC sitcom The Office, his breakthrough in the entertainment business finally came. To prepare for his role in this sitcom, John went to Scranton for research where he interviewed employees who worked at paper companies.
Krasinski starred in a comedy by the name “A New Wave” in 2006. Later the following year he co-starred in another comedy “Smiley Face.” In 2007, he received a role in a romantic comedy “licensed to wed” where he worked with his fellow actor Robin Williams.
In 2008 he played the role of “Carter” in the directorial venture “Leatherheads.” Krasinski’s first directorial comedy-drama film appeared in 2009 where he had written the screenplay basing it on David Foster’s short stories. Later in2010, he voiced in the film “Shrek the Third” and also “Monsters and Aliens.” His recent produced movie was in 2012 titled “Promise Land.”
In 2013, John established a production company with Allyson Seeger by the name Sunday Night Production.
In 2009, he was nominated at the Sundance Film festival at the grand jury prize category. In the same year he got nominated at the National Board of Review Award for the Best cast at the Best acting by an ensemble and won. 2 years later he was nominated and won at the Teen Choice Awards at the Choice Movie Actor: romantic category. In 2015, Krasinski was nominated at the Actors Awards for the Behind the Voice category.
Net Worth & Earnings
As of now, his estimated net worth is $20 million only $4 million ahead of his wife, Emily Blunt. John has achieved this through a very successful career in the entertainment industry. During his stay at the series “The Office,” he earned 100,000 US dollars per episode. In 2009, he had a role in a romantic comedy “It’s Complicated” whereby it was a box office success, for it achieved $219 million as gross. Krasinski has also been able to gain some income through the narration of various commercials such as Apple TV and BlackBerry.
John has been just lovable and charming throughout his career, and this has brought very great success in his career. He is also a family as he loves his two daughters and wife very dearly. He is a big inspiration to all his fans in the world.