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Ed O’Neill’s Net Worth, Salary, Personal Life and Career

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Ed O’Neil is a celebrated figure known for his contributions to the entertainment industry. While O’Neill intended to be a footballer, his career took a drastic turn after he failed to get drafted in NFL. As a result, he returned to college and specialized in theatre.

Ed struggled to get acting gigs initially, but he made it eventually after he got a career breakthrough. Over the years, he has become a popular television and movie actor, who has been nominated for various awards.

What is Ed O’Neill’s Net Worth and Salary?

Ed’s net worth is around $65 million. The American actor has had a successful career for many years, which has enabled him to earn a good amount of salary.

The celebrity has built his name as one of the highest-paid voice-over actors, offering his voice for Zyrtec. He is best known for appearing in “Married with Children”  which impacted his life forever.

Although Ed’s salary is not constant because of various projects, he has revealed the amount of salary he was paid for his popular shows. During the early seasons of “Modern Family”, the actor received a compensation of $100,000 to $150,000 per episode.

However, as the show grew famous, the actor ‘s salary increased to $200,000 between 2014 and 2018. Moreover, he received half a million dollars since 2018 for every episode he acted in.Ed-O'Neill's-Net-Worth,-Salary

Personal life

Edward O’Neill was born on April 12, 1946 in Ohio. His mother was a housewife, while his father worked as a truck driver and mill worker.

Ed studied at Ursuline High School and Worthington High School. He later joined Ohio University for a football scholarship. After his sophomore year, Ed transferred to Youngstown State University and played for the football team.

While his football career was promising at the start, he was cut out after he failed to pass through the training. After the disappointment, O’Neill went back to Youngstown and joined theater school.

After completing college and graduating he briefly worked as a social studies teacher at Ursuline High School, before he made up his mind to do full-time acting.


Ed began acting in Youngstown. After failing to land acting gigs, he relocated to New York in 1977 to search for opportunities. After Ed landed in New York he worked as a bus boy, as he studied in theater.

His first role was in “Knockout”, a Broadway play. After the debut film, he landed more roles in the following years. He appeared in numerous shows and films but got his biggest breakthrough after starring in “Married with Children”

Ed’s role in the show propelled him to fame, enabling him to land more roles. While acting in the film, he starred in other films including “Little Giants, Dutch, and The Bone Collector”.

Ed became even more famous after he landed a role in Modern Family. The show was so popular that its final episode boasted over 7 million views.

Away from the screens, O’Neill is a proud father. He shares two children with actress Catherine Rusoff.

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