American actor and director Chris Evans is estimated to have a net worth of $80 million in 2021. The majority of Chris Evans net worth has been accumulated via his appearances in several big-budget blockbuster movies. This made him one of the highest-paid actors on the planet and since he started appearing in Marvel movies he began to make more than $30 million. Between the years June 2018 and June 2019, Chris also amassed $44 million from his other endeavors. With this, let’s take a look at the details of how he accumulated his wealth.
What Is Chris Evans Net Worth In 2021?
Was his childhood rich?
Chris Evans was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and grew up with two sisters named Carly and Shanna and a brother named Scott. His parents had enough money to send their children to art schools, especially since they were all influenced by their mother Lisa, a youth theater director.
Today, his younger brother Scott Evans is also an actor whereas his sister Carly graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and is a high school drama and English teacher.
When it comes to Chris Evans’s education, the actor graduated from Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. At his high school, the future Captain America wrestled and played lacrosse. He was also keenly interested in performing in school and community theater productions. The summer before his senior year, the young budding actor interned for a casting company in New York City and took classes at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
The young actor’s earliest credited appearance in his career was in “Biodiversity: Wild about Life!” (1997), a short educational video. Other projects of his include him modeling the character of “Tyler” in Hasbro’s “Mystery Date” board game for the first time.
Chris Evans’s acting career really started off when he was cast as a supporting character in the teen comedy-drama “Opposite Sex,” which premiered on TV during the summer of 2000. The teen comedy-drama also featured actors like Milo Ventimiglia (from Gilmore Girls).
Subsequently, the budding actor also built up his acting repertoire with appearances in shows like “The Fugitive,” “Skin,” and “Boston Public.”
As for his beginnings with film work, Chris Evans appeared in “Not Another Teen Movie” (2001), and independent films “Fierce People” (2005) and “London” (2005).
His early relevant and blockbuster breakthrough came in 2005 when he was cast as superhero Johnny Storm, the Human Torch, in the film adaptation of the “Fantastic Four” comic book. The Boston native also reprised the role in the 2007 sequel, “Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.” From here, Chris Evans continued to star in films like “Sunshine” (2007), “Street Kings” (2008) alongside Keanu Reeves, “The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond” (2008) along with Bryce Dallas Howard, “Push” (2009) with Dakota Fanning and Camilla Belle, and “Puncture” (2010).
The Captain America actor continued his work in comic book adaptations with “The Losers” (2010), a comic series from DC Comics imprint Vertigo, and “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010).”
Chris Evans’s first iconic appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was in 2011 when he starred as Captain America in “Captain America: The First Avenger.” The Boston native also reprised his role as the superhero in “The Avengers” (2012), “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (2014), “Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015), “Captain America: Civil War” (2016), “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018), and “Avengers: Endgame” (2019).
The Captain America actor also made brief appearances in MCU films like “Ant-Man” (2015) and “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017).
Currently, Mr. Evans has stated that he has retired from portraying Captain America since “Avengers: Endgame.”
As you can tell, we haven’t got to other work he’s done. Indeed the Boston native managed to work on quite a few other projects while working for Marvel. Chris’s other projects include the romantic comedy “What’s Your Number?” (2011) opposite Anna Faris, the biographical film “The Iceman” (2012), “Snowpiercer” (2013) directed by South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, family drama “Gifted” (2017), Netflix thriller “The Red Sea Diving Resort” (2019) and murder mystery “Knives Out” (2019).
The Captain America actor made his directorial debut in 2014 with “Before We Go,” an independent romantic drama that was screened at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.
In addition to this, the American actor made his Broadway debut in 2018 in a production of Kenneth Lonergan’s “Lobby Hero.” Although the production only made a limited run, Evans’ performance was well-reviewed.
He is a longtime fan of the New England Patriots American football team, and added to this overall income by narrating the 2014 and 2016 episodes on the Patriots for the annual NFL “America’s Game” documentary series.
Chris Evans owns a home in Beverly Hills, California, which he bought in 2013 for $3.52 million.
The American superstar had previously purchased a $1.26 million home in Hollywood Hills in 2007 and put the property back on the market in 2014 for $1.4 million.
His salary for the Marvel Cinematic Universe was released:
It has been mentioned online that for the first Captain America movie, Chris Evans earned a relatively paltry salary of $300,000.
Soon, the actor earned $15 million per film for “Avengers: Infinity War,” “Captain America: Civil War” and “Avengers: Endgame.”
In total, Chris Evans has been speculated to earn between $75 million-$100 million for his work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.