American actor and comedian Michael Rapaport net worth is estimated to be $15 million. This 50-year-old actor has been appearing on screen since the 1990s.
He starred in a lot of famous TV series, some of which are “The Big Bang Theory,” “The War at Home,” “Prison Break,” and “Friends.”
He also starred in films such as “Metro,” “Deep Blue Sea,” “The Heat,” “Cop Land,” “True Romance,” and etc.
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Michael Rapaport Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||$15 Million|
|Date of Birth||March 20, 1970|
|Age||50 years old|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Source of Wealth||Acting, Comedy|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
|Last Updated||February, 2021|
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Rapaport’s full name is Michael David Rapaport. He was born on 20th March of the year 1970 in New York.
His mother is June Broad, a radio personality, and his father, David Rapaport, was the radio station’s general. Michael has two siblings named Eric Rapaport and Claudia Lonow.
Claudia was Rapaport’s half-sister from his father’s prior marriage.
Their parents got divorced, and Rapaport’s mother married Comic Mark Lonow, the “The improv” owner and “Budd Friedman.”
He started his school in Erasmus Hall High School, but later, he was expelled from that school. He then got admitted to Martin Luther King High School, located in New York.
In 1989, moving to Los Angeles, Rapaport started pursuing a stand-up comedy with his stepfather comic Mark Lonow. He pursued that for three years until he got his big break in the series “China Beach.”
In the sitcom “My Name is Earl,” Rapaport appeared as the character, Frank. Although it wasn’t the protagonist’s role yet, his role was very significant in the storylining. Rapaport played a crucial role in the movie “The 6th Day.”
The 2001 comedy movie “Dr.Dolittle 2” has Rapaport’s voice for the character “Joey.”
Rapaport’s role as David Gold in the sitcom “The War at Home” was highly praised. Back in 2005, when the series started, it became viral.
It portrayed a dysfunctional family where Rapaport, like David, demonstrates the role of a thick-skinned cynical person. He pursued the character of David till the end of the show.
Rapaport also played the character of “Jason Mullis” in the action-comedy film “The Heat” (2013). He also starred in a Netflix series “Atypical” (2012) as Doug Gardner.
Besides, he played the character of “Gary” in the popular American sitcom “Friends.” In the famous American TV series Prison Break’s season four, he played Homeland Security Agent Don Self, an essential season character.
In 2011, his documentary about hip hop act, “Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest,” was applauded by audiences and critics.
Rapaport also became a guest star in the series “Justified” in a villain character. His directed ESPN film “30 under 30” premiered at the “Tribeca Film Festival.” Besides, he co-hosts “I am Rapaport Stereo Podcast” on CBS Local Radio Network with Gerald Moody.
Apart from that, he has also worked in other podcasts such as “Mailtime,” “The Fighter and the kid,” “Pardon My Take,” “The Monday Morning Podcast,” “WTF with Marc Maron,” “His & Hers Podcast,” “The Adam Carolla Show,” “The BS Report,” “The Bill Simmons Podcast,” “Cari Champion’s Podcast,” “The Fighter and The Kid, Unqualified,” and more.
He also works as a Fox News reporter and a narrator of the WWE 365 series on WWE Network.
Highlights and Achievements
In 2012, Rapaport achieved the “Black Reel” awards in the category of Best Documentary for his directed documentary “Beats, Rhymes, and Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest.”
This documentary was such a hit that back in 2012, it received a Grammy nomination. This documentary was also the winner of the Los Angeles Film Festival, PGA awards, and Sao Paulo International Film Festival.
Rapaport was also nominated for the series “The War at Home” in Teen Choice Awards 2006. He was also nominated for the OFTA Film Festival in the “Best Guest Actor in Drama Series.”
Age, Height, and Weight
Michael Rapaport is 50 years old. His height is 6 ft 2 ½ inch or 1.89 meters, and his weight is 80 kg in Kilograms or 176.36 lb in pounds. He has green eyes and red hair.
Actor Rapaport and writer Nichole Beattle got married in 2000. They have two sons Maceo Shane Rapaport and Julia Ali Rapaport. But the couple divorced in 2007.
In 2016, Rapport and actress Kebe Dunn got married. Both of them were dating each other for a long time.
In 2018, a funny yet dangerous thing happened. Rapport was a passenger of an American Airlines flight.
A person tried to open the emergency door of that flight, and Rapaport got up from his seat and refrained that person from doing that by talking.
Rapaport had to evict the actress Natasha Lyonne from his property that he rented. He claims that she was using drugs heavily. But they reconciled later and remained friends.
Michael Rapaport was once charged with harassing Lil Taylor, his ex-girlfriend. The New York Supreme Court’s justice issued a protection order and mandated the Rapaport take counseling sessions.
In 2018, Barstool sports fired Rapaport from their podcast for a rude comment towards their fanbase.
He has also mocked actress Ariana Grande. Some people find his comments misogynist, sexist, even racist. But instead of refraining himself, he kept this up.
Michael Rapaport Net Worth
As of February 2021, Michael Rapaport’s Net worth is $15 million. His source of income is acting.
His work on several TV series and movies allowed him to earn millions. People have always praised his appearance irrespective of series, movie, or reality show.