Ed O’Neill Net Worth: How Many Awards He Got In His Life?

Ed O'Neill Net Worth

Edward Leonard O’Neill is an actor and comedian from the United States. His roles include Al Bundy on the Fox Network sitcom Married with Children, for which he received two Golden Globe nominations, and Jay Pritchett on the award-winning ABC sitcom Modern Family, for which he received three Primetime Emmy nominations and four Screen Actors Guild nominations (all four for being part of the Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series).

Early Life Of Ed O’Neill

On April 12, 1946, O’Neill was born into an Irish-American Catholic family in Youngstown, Ohio. Ruth Ann O’Neill, his mother, was a homemaker and social worker, and Edward Phillip O’Neill, his father, was a steel mill worker and truck driver. He went to Ursuline High School and played football there.

He began working in construction at the age of 14, then moved on to a steel mill. He received a football scholarship to Ohio University, where he majored in history and was a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity’s Mu chapter. He dropped out of university after his sophomore year.

He admits that he spent more time partying and playing sports than studying. He also had a falling out with his coach. He went on to play defensive line at Youngstown State University. He pledged Delta Sigma Phi as an undergraduate and was initiated into the Delta Sigma chapter there. Rumors circulate that he was a heavy drinker.

Net Worth and Per Episode Income Of Ed O’Neill

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ed O’Neill is a $65 million dollar net worth American actor. He has amassed his fortune through a variety of film and television roles, most notably on the shows “Married with Children” and “Modern Family.” He is also a well-paid voice actor, most notably for the drug Zyrtec.

In the early seasons of the show, he earned $100,000 to $150,000 per episode. Between 2014 and 2018, he earned $200,000 per episode. Between the years 2018 and 2010, he earned $500,000 per episode. That equates to approximately $12 million per season before rerun royalties.

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Personal Life Of O’Neill

Catherine Rusoff, an actress, is O’Neill’s wife. They were living in Los Angeles with their two daughters in 2016. He has been training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu for 22 years after being introduced to it by his friend writer/director John Milius.

Ed O'Neill Net Worth

He received his black belt in December 2007. O’Neill says in the 2012 TV documentary I Am Bruce Lee that earning his black belt is “the greatest achievement of my life, apart from my children.”

Professional Life Of Ed O’Neill

Ed O’Neill has appeared in a number of films since first becoming famous, including Cruising and The Dogs of War in 1980, Disorganized Crime and K-9 in 1989, The Adventures of Ford Fairlane and Sibling Rivalry in 1990, Dutch in 1991, Wayne’s World (1992), Wayne’s World 2(1993), Blue Chips and Little Giants(1994), Prefontaine and The Spanish Prisoner(1997), The Bone Collector (1999), Lucky Number(2000),  Nobody’s Baby (2001), Spartan(2004), “Redbelt” (2008), “Entourage” (2015), “Sun Dogs” (2017), and “The Last Shift” (2020).

In addition to his on-screen roles, he is a well-known voice actor. In the animated films “Wreck-It Ralph” (2012) and “Ralph Breaks the Internet” (2018), he voiced Mr. Litwak, and in the Disney animated film “Finding Dory (2016),” he voiced Hank the Octopus.

Ed O'Neill Net Worth

He has also voiced characters in several television shows, including “WordGirl” (2009), “Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil” (2011), “Handy Manny” (2011), “The Penguins of Madagascar” (2012), and “Family Guy” (2015).

He has also provided voice-overs for television commercials for the over-the-counter medication Zyrtec as well as Straight Talk, Walmart’s mobile phone service, since 2012. In the 1990s, he did a series of commercials for 1-800-COLLECT, and in 2008, he did an advertisement for then-presidential candidate Barack Obama.

Social Media Presence

O’Neill has been able to create a social media presence for himself, as of recent, he has over 100,000 Twitter followers and he is also active on Facebook and a host of other social media networks.


Ed O’Neill, the actor, and comedian owned a home on Venice’s canals from the 1990s until 2004/5. At that point, they exchanged Venice’s persistent urban density for the tranquility of Sullivan Canyon. In February 2004, they paid $2.6 million for a stunning 3,165-square-foot, four-bedroom, three-bathroom mansion.

The mansion is located in Los Angeles on the border of Pacific Palisades and Brentwood. Similarly, Ed and his wife purchased yet another Sullivan Canyon mansion in 2011. They paid $3.05 million for this 1,944-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bathroom mansion.

Awards and Nominations

Ed O’Neill has won awards such as the Innovator award at the 2009 TV Land Award, Outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, and outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, in 2013.

He was nominated for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series at the Primetime Emmy Award, in 2011, he was nominated for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series and over the years, he has starred in many more movies and has also been nominated for many more awards.

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