Jerome Allen Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer.
He is best known for playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he created and wrote with Larry David.
Jerry Seinfeld's net worth is $950 million.
Jerry earned the vast majority of his fortune thanks to the sitcom "Seinfeld" which has proven to be one of the most-profitable shows in television history, in terms of syndication royalties.
Jerry owns 15% of the show's backend equity points. So not only did he earn a fortune from base salary while the show was on, he has earned exponentially more in the years thereafter from global syndication sales.
To date, Seinfeld has generated several billion dollars in syndication revenue, including $500 million Netflix paid in September 2019 to acquire digital rights for five years.
Jerry personally earns $20-50 million in a given year, largely depending on if he is touring or not. He earns $20 million from a national tour.
– He was the first TV actor to earn $1m per episode
– Jerry earned $60 million in base salary from his show
– Turned down $5m per episode to do one more season that would have been $100 million