Johnny Galecki is popularly known for his role as Leonard Hofstadter in ‘The Big Bang Theory’ show. As an American television and film actor, Johnny has played a part in many popular American shows and films like ‘Roseanne,’ ‘Prancer,’ ‘In time’ among many others. Johnny has become quite successful in his career achieving a high net worth. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth of Johnny Galecki in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Johnny Galecki was born in Bree, Belgium on 30th April 1975 but was brought up in Oak Park, Illinois. His father was then stationed in Belgium working with the US Air Force while his mother worked as a mortgage consultant. Johnny was the eldest of three siblings among them Nick, his younger brother who was a mechanical genius and Allison, his younger sister. Being a very talkative son in his childhood, he was often engaged in the ‘quiet game’ by his mother who tested how long he would last without speaking.
Johnny Galecki’s dating life has engaged a couple of actresses like Kaley Cuoco, his co-star in the show ‘The Big Bang Theory’ whom he dated for almost two years finally ending their relationship in 2009 and Kelli Garner but then broke up in 2014.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Johnny Galecki began his career after qualifying for a role in the television show ‘Murder Ordained.’ He later played in ‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’ casting as Rusty Griswold and later cast in the show ‘American Dreamer’ landing the role of Robert Ulrich’s son. Johnny later achieved the main role casting in the show ‘Billy’ where he began making guest appearances in the show ‘Roseanne.’ The show ‘Billy’ was later canceled, and Johnny then landed a permanent role in the show ‘Roseanne.’
Johnny grew popular for his many television appearances and established himself as an actor. His skills in the film industry grew, and he appeared in films like, ‘Prancer,’ ‘Bookies,’ ‘Suicide Kings,’ ’In Time,’ ’I Know What You Did Last Summer,’ ‘The Opposite Of Sex,’ and many more.
On 24th of September 2007, Jonny Galecki joined the show ‘The Big Bang Theory’ where he was at first requested to play Sheldon Cooper, another role in the show, but later denied playing the role since he felt he would relate to the role of Leonard Hofstadter better. The role of Sheldon Cooper was later inherited by the actor Jim Parsons.
Johnny Galecki has bagged various nominations for some awards due to his interactive character as Leonard Hofstadter in the popular American show ‘The Big Bang Theory.’ Among these nominations, Johnny has won the Satellite Award for ‘Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical.’ His casting in the show ‘The Big Bang Theory’ has greatly contributed to other various awards among them the ‘TV Land Award’ for Innovator, the ‘Young Artist Award’ and the ‘Best Youth Comedian.’
Net Worth & Earnings
Johnny Galecki has had a successful career by engaging in many popular shows which have achieved screening for multiple seasons, and films engaging great actors and directors. His admirable career has helped him manage to grow a net worth of $60 million. He makes approximately $1 million per episode in the show ‘The Big Bang Theory.’
Johnny Galecki has achieved a great net worth attributing to his dedication, determination, and talent. Growing from his many minor roles in less popular shows, Johnny fought his way through to land the various to lead roles in popular American shows and films. Working with prominent actors and directors, he has achieved great success in the American film industry.
His great role as Leonard Hofstadter in ‘The Big Bang Theory’ show has greatly added to his successful career and fame. Although he plays as a supporting character to Sheldon Cooper, he has created a name for himself landing a great job and dating Kaley Cuoco.