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What Is Jason Bateman's Net Worth?

Bateman is known for his famous roles in the hit series, “Arrested Development” and “Ozark.”
UPDATED FEB 15, 2024
Cover Image Source: Jason Bateman | Getty Images | Amy Sussman
Cover Image Source: Jason Bateman | Getty Images | Amy Sussman
Name Jason Kent Bateman
Net worth $30 million
Salary $900,000
Annual Income $3 million+
Sources of income Acting, directing, production
DOB January 14, 1969
Age 54 Years
Gender Male
Nationality United States of America
Profession Actor, director, producer

American TV and film star Jason Bateman has an estimated net worth of $30 million as of 2023, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Bateman rose to fame as a child actor in “Little House on the Prairie”. Since then he has starred in several hit shows and films that have grossed millions at the box office. Bateman is prominently known for his famous roles in the hit series, “Arrested Development” and “Ozark.” Bateman won a Golden Globe and a Satellite Award for his deadpan comedy in the role of Michael Bluth in “Arrested Development”.

Getty Images | Photo by Frazer Harrison
Jason Bateman | Getty Images | Photo by Frazer Harrison

Career as an actor and director

Bateman was in Rye, New York and his family moved to Salt Lake City when he was four years old. As his father was an actor and producer, Bateman also developed a keen interest in entertainment at a young age. Bateman dropped out of high school to pursue a full-time career with his father acting as his manager in the entertainment industry.

He had experienced considerable success as a child actor as he appeared in a cereal commercial at the age of 11 and booked a recurring role on “Little House on the Prairie.” His next big role came in the show “Silver Spoons” from 1982 to 1984, in which he played the role of the mischievous character of Derek Taylor.


He then went on to get his show at NBC, titled “It's Your Move”. After the show ended in 1985, he got another recurring role on “The Hogan Family”. At the age of 18, he ventured into directing as he directed three episodes of the show. He became the youngest-ever director in America at the time.

He then shifted his focus to films, and bagged a role in “Teen Wolf Too”. He then went on to films like “This Can't Be Love” and “The Sweetest Thing”.

However, a turning point in Bateman’s career came in 2003, when he was cast in the central role of the series “Arrested Development”. He won several awards for the role and gained widespread critical acclaim.


After the show ended, Bateman continued to appear in films such as “The Kingdom and Juno”. He then booked major roles in films such as “Horrible Bosses”, which was well-received. He appeared in “Horrible Bosses 2” as well and then worked as a voice actor, voicing the lead role in the hit animated film Zootopia.


Success with Ozark

Bateman’s next career-defining moment came when he was cast in the role of a money-laundering businessman Marty Byrde, in the Netflix crime/drama series “Ozark”. The show ran from 2017 to 2022 and it earned positive reviews throughout the seasons.


Bateman who also co-directed the show, won an Emmy Award for "Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series" in 2019, and Screen Actors Guild awards for "Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series" in 2019 and 2021.

Other ventures

Bateman created a comedy podcast called "SmartLess" in 2020, in collaboration with Will Arnett and Sean Hayes. The podcast became popular and in 2022, he founded the media company SmartLess Media to create more podcasts.

Throughout his decades-long career, Bateman has pocketed some hefty paychecks. For his role in “Arrested Development”, Bateman earned up to $100,000 per episode as per CelebAnswers. For the series “Ozark”, Bateman was reportedly paid up to $300,000 per episode with which the total comes out to be roughly $3 million annually.


Bateman has also appeared in films that have grossed millions, including “Identity Thief (2013)”, “The Gift (2015)”, Zootopia (2016)” and “Game Night (2018)”.

Bateman bought a $3 million home in Beverly Hills along with his partner Amanda Anka in 2013. The property was previously the long-time residence of actor Ernest Borgnine. Bateman and Anka reportedly undertook a massive renovation on the property as per Celebrity Net Worth. Further in 2018, the couple bought the property next door for nearly $2 million.


Bateman also has an impressive collection of luxury vehicles as per 21Motoring. Some of the cars he owns include a Land Rover Range Rover which is worth $115,000, a Jaguar XJ which is worth about $100,000, a BMW X5 which is worth about $65,000, and reportedly one of his recent purchases was a Tesla Model S worth about $100,000.

Instagram 131K Followers
Twitter 2 Million Followers
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Bateman got married to Amanda Anka, the daughter of the legendary singer and songwriter Paul Anka, in 2001. They have two children together. Bateman has battled addiction during his acting career mainly in the 90s, as per Celebrity Net Worth.

Getty Images | Photo by Kevin Winter
Jason Bateman | Getty Images | Photo by Kevin Winter


Apart from his professional achievements, Bateman has several philanthropic endeavors as well. He has made contributions to charities including St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, March Of Dimes, and Chrysalis, as per Look To The Stars.

- 2021 Screen Actors Guild Award: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series for “Ozark”

- 2019 Screen Actors Guild Award: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series for: Ozark”

- 2005 Golden Satellite Award: Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical for “Arrested Development”

- 2005 Satellite Award: Outstanding Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical for “Arrested Development”

- 2005 Golden Globe Award: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical for “Arrested Development”

How old is Jason Bateman

Jason Bateman is 54 years old.

Who is Jason Bateman’s wife?

Jason Bateman has been married to Amanda Anka since 2001.

What is Jason Bateman’s net worth?

Jason Bateman’s estimated net worth is pegged at $30 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth.

Are Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman friends?

Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston are considered to be long-time close friends and supporters of each other.

Does Jason Bateman have kids?

Yes, Jason Bateman has two kids with his wife Amanda Anka.

What are Jason Bateman's highest-grossing movies?

Some of Jason Bateman's highest-grossing movies are Couples Retreat (2009), Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004), Office Christmas Party (2016), and Horrible Bosses (2011). 

How did Jason Bateman’s early career struggles impact his net worth?

Jason Bateman's early roles did not yield substantial financial rewards, but it helped him gain notoriety in the industry. 

Is Jason Bateman considered a versatile actor?

Yes, having acted in comedies, dramas, and horror films, Jason Bateman is a versatile actor. 

How much does Jason Bateman earn annually?

Jason Bateman reportedly makes over $3 million annually.