John C.Reilly Net Worth

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Net Worth $ 65,000,000
Real name John Christopher Reilly
Source of Wealth Acting, Singing, Screenwriting
Profession Actor, singer, TV producer, Screenwriter, and Comedian
Spouse/Partner Alison Dickey
Date of Birth May 24, 1965
Zodiac Gemini
Age 57
Gender Male
Pronoun He/Him
Height 187 cm / 6 ft 1 inch
Nationality American
Siblings 5

John Reilly’s net worth is estimated at $65 million 💵

Biography and early life

American actor John C. Reilly was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, in a big family; among his five other siblings, his father of Irish and Scottish descent, and his mother of Lithuanian ancestry.

He attended Brother Rice High School and was also an alumnus of The Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago.

There is no record of Reilly acquiring a college education.


Reilly started his career in the theater as a musical theater artist. However, it turned out that he could do much more than just theater work.

It all started in 1989 when he made his film debut in the war film “Casualties of War,” [1] and even though his role was a small one, his acting performance was impeccable, making him a rising star ever since. From then on, movie roles kept coming and coming.

In 1990, Reilly played in the “Days of Thunder” film.

He also played in the American biographical crime drama film “Hoffa”, in 1992, based on the life of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa.

In 1993, he had a supporting role in “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” and in 1994, he appeared in the film “The River Wild”.

Between 1996 and 2003, Reilly got critical acclaim and was already established as a notable actor in America. In 1996, he played in the film “Hard Eight”. Afterward, in 1997, he played a pornographic actor in “Boogie Nights,” and in 1999, he played in the drama film “Magnolia”.

In 1998, Reilly also had a small role in the war film “The Thin Red Line,” and in 1999, he starred in the film “The Settlement.”

The year of the millennium, 2000, was when he played a veteran crew member in the hit film “The Perfect Storm”.

In 2001, he played in the comedy “The Anniversary Party,”.

In 2002, he played in the hit musical “Chicago”.

In 2003, he appeared in the comedy “Anger Management”.

In 2004, he appeared in the film “The Aviator” alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.

In 2005, he was also the star of the short film “Are You the Favorite Person of Anybody?”.

In 2006, Reilly co-starred in the comedy about NASCAR drivers titled “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby”, and the film grossed over $163 million worldwide.

From 2007 to 2010, Reilly appeared on the comedy program “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!”.

In 2007, he also starred as a parody character in the comedy film “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story”, where he sang songs parodying music icons like Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, and others.

Also, in 2007, Reilly played in “Step Brothers,”.

Reilly has won two Golden Globes, one for Best Actor in the category Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and another one for Best Original Song for the film’s title song, “Walk Hard”.

In 2012, Reilly voiced the Ralph character in the hit animated film “Wreck-It Ralph” [1] and made considerable contributions to the film’s script. The film grossed over $500 million and was a total hit.

Reilly received a Golden Globe Award and a Critics’ Choice Award nomination for his role in the biopic “Stan and Ollie”.

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In 1998, he appeared in the video “Talk About The Blues”. Also, he sang two songs from the compilation of songs called “Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, and Chanteys”.

Reilly also performed as a vocalist and songwriter on the movie’s soundtrack for the biopic parody “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story”.


Apart from his film and TV-producing portfolio, Reilly also participated in numerous Broadway productions.

  • 2000 - True West
  • 2002 - Marty
  • 2005 - A Streetcar Named Desire
  • 2010 - Guys and Dolls

Most famous for

Reilly is famous for his versatile talents as an actor, comedian, musician, producer, screenwriter, and singer. However, people recognize him the most for his breakthrough film in 2000, “The Perfect Storm” which grossed over $350 million worldwide.

Apart from that, he is also very famous for his roles in high-profile movies like “Boogie Nights", “Gangs of New York,” “The Hours”, “Step Brothers”, “Chicago”, etc.

Things you didn’t know about John C.Reilly

  • He practices transcendental meditation.
  • He was raised Roman-Catholic.
  • He quit the 2005 film “Monderlay” and protested against the on-set killing of a donkey[2] .
  • When he was 12 years old, he and his friends stole around 500 boxes of sugar corn pops from a train.
  • His favorite comedian was Gene Hackman[3] .
  • He is a huge blues fan and had his own blues band, “John Reilly & Friends”.

Relationships and personal life

Reilly has been married to independent film producer, Alison Dickey[4] since 1992, and he has two sons with her.


The multitalented American celebrity, John C.Reilly, is an actor, comedian, singer, TV producer, and screenwriter estimated at around $65 million net worth as of 2022.

If you think that all of this fortune comes from his movie career, you are wrong because he has made over $25 million just as a theater performer.


How does John C.Reillu spend his money?

Reilly spends his money on investing in real estate, and some of his wealthy purchases are his luxurious house in California, estimated at around $2 million. Apart from that, he also has a small mansion in Chicago and some other properties around the country.

How much does John C.Reilly earn per year?

His yearly salary is around $5 million.


  1. (1989, August 18). Casualties of war. IMDb. Retrieved November 15, 2022, from 

  2. Cruelty on film. Cruelty to Animals in the Entertainment Business : Cruel Camera - Cruelty on Film : the fifth estate : CBC News. (n.d.). Retrieved November 15, 2022, from 

  3. Wikimedia Foundation. (2022, November 6). Gene Hackman. Wikipedia. Retrieved November 15, 2022, from 

  4. (n.d.). Alison Dickey. IMDb. Retrieved November 15, 2022, from