Who is Christopher Meloni and what is his net worth 2018? Christopher Peter Meloni is an acclaimed American TV actor. Meloni became a household name after his stellar performance as NYPD Detective Elliot Stabler on the police drama show “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” on NBC.
His many film performances include Wet Hot American Summer, Man of Steel, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Runaway Bride. It is quite interesting to find out how Meloni accumulated so much wealth in such a short span of time. Let us take a deeper look at his income and wealth and find out more about Christopher Meloni’s income profile and how did he make a great net worth.
Meloni is the youngest among his two other siblings. He was born in Washington, D.C. to Charles Robert Meloni and Cecile Meloni on 2nd April 1961. Meloni’s father was an endocrinologist and his mother a homemaker. Meloni has an Italian ancestry from his father’s side and a French Canadian ancestry from his mother’s side. Meloni went to St. Stephen’s School and was a terrific quarterback player on the school football team.
In 1983 Meloni graduated with a degree in history from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Later in college Meloni became deeply interested in acting and went to New York after graduation. He studied acting with Sanford Meisner at the Neighbourhood Playhouse and the enter for the Media Arts.
On 1st July 1995, Meloni married production designer Sherman Meloni. They have two children, daughter Sophia Eva Pietra Meloni and son Dante Amadeo Meloni. Meloni currently resides in Los Angeles. Mariska Hargitay, Meloni’s co-star in Law & Order: SVU, is the godmother to his daughter Sophia.
Meloni made a noticeable appearance in Bound (1996) as the hotheaded son of a Mafia Don. He also played fiancé to Julia Roberts’ character’s in Runaway Bride(1999). Meloni made a breakthrough performance when he was signed to play NYPD detective Elliot Stabler on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999). From 1998 to 2003, Meloni worked simultaneously on Law & Order and HBO series Oz as the criminal Chris Keller. Meloni completed 12 seasons with Law and Order SUV. In Scrubs (2003) he played Dr. Norris, the puppet-loving pediatrician.
Meloni also worked in some comedy and action films. He starred in the comedy film “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle” (2004). He followed that with a cameo in “Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay”(2008). In 2009, Meloni played the very popular DC Comics character Green Lantern in “Green Lantern: First Flight”. Meloni played a supporting role in “Man of Steel”(2013). Meloni played Gene Jenkinson in the American hit comedy TV show “Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later”(2017).
Meloni got an Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series” for “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” in 2006. In 2004, 2008 and 2009, Meloni got PRISM Award nomination for “Performance in a Drama Series Episode” for “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”.
Net Worth of Christopher Meloni
Christopher Meloni is an American actor who is popular for his hallmark performance as NYPD Detective for NBC. Meloni has a net worth of $34 million which is a testament to his calibre and popularity as an actor. Meloni owes his wealth to his hard work and talent. His rise in annual income and net worth has only been possible because he choose to develop himself as a versatile actor whether it be in the action, drama or comedy genre.
Meloni has been consistently successful in the television industry because of his talent as a powerful performer. Today he is recognised and respected by performer in multiple genres. His rise to wealth has been phenomenal; from a struggling actor doing odd jobs to a wealthy actor today.