What Is 'Billions' Star Paul Giamatti's Net Worth?

What Is 'Billions' Star Paul Giamatti's Net Worth?
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Name Paul Giamatti
Net Worth $25 Million
Sources of Income Acting, production
Gender  Male
Date of Birth Jun 6, 1967
Age 56 years old
Nationality American
Profession Actor, Producer

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American actor Paul Giamatti, who has appeared in hit movies and TV shows in his career spanning almost three decades, has raked in a $25 million net worth. He is best known for his work in films like, "Donnie Brasco,", "Lady in the Water," Big Fat Liar," and now the hit American drama series, "Billions" which has seven seasons. He started out as a character actor on television after a few off-broadway stints in the '90s and then went on to establish himself as a reliable leading actor in 2003.

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According to sources, his annual salary as a producer and comedian is around $9 million, and constitutes his primary source of revenue. Over the years, the Connecticut-born actor has worked with stars including, Brad Pitt and George Clooney.

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Paul Giamatti's salary

A major chunk of his income comes from the show "Billions," on which Giamatti shared the top billing with his co-star Damian Lewis. As per The Things, both of them were getting around $250,000 per episode for the show

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Giamatti owns a townhome in Brooklyn Heights, New York, and a house near the beach on the West Coast in Venice, California. His condo sits on an area of 1400 square feet.

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Actor Paul Giamatti | Getty Images | Tom Cooper

Born Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti on June 6, 1967 in New Haven, Connecticut, he started acting with uncredited roles in films and television in the early '90s. His father Angelo Bartlett Giamatti was a professor at the Yale Univeristy and later became the Major League Baseball. His mother was an English teacher. He was raised alongside his two older siblings. He attended the Foote School and later graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall in 1985. He later joined the Yale theatre scene. He later graduated in 1989 with a bachelor's degree in English  and got his masters from Yale School of Drama. 

He played a minor role in the film "Past Midnight,"  and went on to appear on the popular crime television show called, "NYPD Blue." He finally started doing credited roles in 1997 and appeared in the film, "Private Parts." Giammatti was seen in the 2006 American mystery film The Illusionist in which he appeared alongside Edward Nortan and Jessica Beil. 

Giamatti played a prominent part in "The Truman Show," with Jim Carrey in the lead, and made a mark with projects such as Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan," which featured him alongside Tom Hanks and Matt Damon. In 2006, Gimatti appeared in a supporting role in the award-winning "Lady in the Water," by the iconic director M. Night Shyamalan. In 2010, he appeared in the second edition of the hit comedy series "The Hangover," and in 2012 he did another comedy called "John Dies at the End." Giamatti played the  role of titular character in the 2008 drama "John Adams." The movie was about the second president of the US and got him critical acclaim. 

Giamatti married Elizabeth Cohen in 1997 but the two parted ways in the 2000s. They have a child together. 

Giamatti has also appeared in Cinderella Man for which he earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He was also seen in M. Night Shyamalan's Lady in the Water.  In 2015, he was seen in the Dwayne Johnson starrer movie, San Andreas where, he played the part of Dr Lawrence Hayes. 


The Oscar-nominated actor has bagged two Golden Globe Awards and one Primetime Emmy Awards. The actor has also been honored with four Screen Actors Guild Awards and one Independent Spirit Award. 

Who is Bart Giamatti, Paul Giamatti's father?

Bart Giamatti was a famous professor of English Renaissance and the president of Yale University.

How much weight did Paul Giamatti lose recently?

He managed to lose around 15 pounds during the pandemic.

Does Paul Giamatti have an Oscar?

No, but he is an Oscar nominee.

Is Paul Giamatti from a wealthy family?

Yes, Paul Giamatti comes from a rich family. His father was the president of Yale University.

How much did Paul Giamatti make for "Billions"?

His exact salary for "Billions" is unknown.

Does Paul Giamatti have any children ?

Yes, he has a son named Samuel Paul Giamatti.

Where does Paul Giamatti live?

He has homes in New Haven, Connecticut. 

What ethnicity is Paul Giamatti?

His ancestry is Italian from his paternal grandfather and German, Dutch, Scottish and Irish from his mother's side.

Is Paul Giamatti Catholic?

Giamatti is an atheist.


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