Cast Of The Drew Carey Show: How Much Are They Worth Now?
The Drew Carey Show was a very popular series during its nine season run from 1995 to 2004. Created by Drew Carey and Bruce Helford, it was an instant hit with fans and was also the first TV show to have an episode simulcast on the internet. After its September 1995 debut, The Drew Carey Show continously ranked anoung the Top 30 programs on TV, and when ratings began to fall in season eight, they decided to call it quits. Now, over 10 years later check out how the entire cast has fared and how much they are worth now!
9. Ian Gomez
Estimated Net Worth: $1 Million. Ian Gomez is a recognizable star thanks to his numerous roles starting back in the early ’90s. He got his breakout television role in 1993 in Missing Persons, and is best known for his roles in Norm, Edtv, Cougar Town and the film My Big Fat Greek Wedding which he appeared in alongside his real life wife, actress Nia Vardalos. Over the nine seasons of The Drew Carey Show, Gomez appeared in 39 episodes as Larry Almada. Overall he has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
8. Cynthia Watros
Estimated Net Worth: $1.5 Million. Cynthia Watros started her career on Broadway in productions of Auntie Mame and The Odd Couple before making her television debut in 1994 in an episode of New York Undercover. She then made her way into soap operas where she appeared as Vicky Hudson on Another World, and Annie Dutton on Guiding Light. Watros then landed the role of Kellie Newmark on The Drew Carey Show, appearing in 54 episodes, and most recently has been seen as Kelly Andrews on The Young and the Restless and Elizabeth Wilson on MTV’s Finding Carter. With 58 acting credits, Watros now has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
7. John Carroll Lynch
Estimated Net Worth: $2 Million. After studying theater at the Catholic University of America, John Carroll Lynch has now been in the industry for more than 20 years and has racked up over 100 acting credits to his name. His first role came in 1993 in the film Grumpy Old Men, and roles quickly came pouring in for Lynch. He is best known for his roles in Shutter Island, Gran Torino, Zodiac, and Crazy, Stupid, Love, and of course in The Drew Carey Show as Steve Carey. Most recently Lynch has been in TURN: Washington’s Spies, Jackie and Channel Zero, and has made an impressive estimated net worth of $2 million.
6. Craig Ferguson
Estimated Net Worth: $30 Million. Craig Ferguson is most famous for being the former host of the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson from 2004-2014. Before the hosting job, he acted and, after several different roles, Ferguson became a household name thanks to his hilarious role as Nigel Wick on The Drew Carey Show from 1996-2004. He has most recently been in shows such as Hot in Cleveland, and has offered his voice to the animated franchise How To Train Your Dragon with the third film set for a 2018 release. Overall, Ferguson has done incredibly well for himself with an estimated net worth of $30 million.
5. Christa Miller
Estimated Net Worth: $20 Million. Christa Miller entered the entertainment industry at a very young age and as a child landed commercials for brands such as Wonder Bread and Ivory Soap. She began acting in 1985 on the series Katie & Allie, and went on to appear in many hit ’90s series including Northern Exposure, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Party of Five. She got her big break when she was cast as Katie O’Brien on The Drew Carey Show, and went on to star in many hit series including Scrubs and Cougar Town. Now after 20 years and only 21 acting credits, she has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
4. Kathy Kinney
Estimated Net Worth: $5 Million. Kathy Kinney began acting in 1986 with a role in Parting Glances, and although she has had many roles over the years, none have been as iconic as her portrayal of Mimi Bobeck in The Drew Carey Show. Prior to starring in the series, some of her best known roles were Scrooged, This Boy’s Life, and Arachnophobia, and since the end of The Drew Carey Show, Kinney has appeared in My Name is Earl, The Secret Life of the American Teenager and one episode of Baby Daddy. Despite a slow down in work, she still maintains an impressive estimated net worth of $5 million.
3. Ryan Stiles
Estimated Net Worth: $6.5 Million. Ryan Stiles name may not be as recognizable as the man himself, but it definitely has not hurt his career. Stiles has worked in comedy both on stage and on screen and has gained a lot of fans along the way. Starting in 1989, he quickly made himself known as one of the hilarious stars of Whose Line Is It Anyway? and went on to acting success with his role as Lewis Kiniski in The Drew Carey Show, and more recently as Herb Melnick in Two and a Half Men. Now that he is back on Whose Line Is It Anyway? he just keeps adding to his very respectable estimated net worth of $6.5 million.
2. Diedrich Bader
Estimated Net Worth: $6 Million. Diedrich Bader has had a long and very busy career in acting after first appearing in the made for TV movie Longarm in 1988. He continued with many small one episode parts on hit series such as Star Trek: The Next Generation, 21 Jump Street, Cheers and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He then had his breakout role in the 1993 Beverly Hillbillies film, but is best known as Oswald Lee Harvey from The Drew Carey Show. He now has 178 acting credits to his name, and has most recently been seen in the new hit comedy sitcom American Housewife. With so much experience, he has made a hard earned estimated net worth of $6 million.
1. Drew Carey
Estimated Net Worth: $165 Million. Drew Carey has made quite a lot of money thanks to his success in the entertainment industry. His acting career began in the early ’90s, leading to his self-titled sitcom as a fictionalized version of himself. As well as The Drew Carey Show he is best known as the host of The Price is Right and Whose Line Is It Anyway? Thanks to his hosting gigs, and small acting parts, Drew Carey now has an estimated net worth of a whopping $165 million.