|Name||James Hugh Calum Laurie|
|Age, Born||53 years old, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, 11 June 1959|
|Net Worth||$40 million|
|Source of Wealth||Actor, Writer and Director|
|Assets||Mansion in Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles, Cayman S Porsche, Triumph Bonneville motorcycle, 1966 Ford Galaxie convertible|
|Achievement||Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama, Outstanding Actor in a Series, Drama, Individual Achievement in Drama, Favorite Male TV Star|
|Family||Married to Jo Green with three children Charlie, Bill and Rebecca|
With $40 million net worth, we may say that Hugh Laurie can spend his life in a lavish way. Even Hugh Laurie had been 53 years old, but he still quite potential with lot of awaiting projects in the future. He even revealed that his annual salary in 2012 was about $19 million or increased more than $9million in one year only. No wonder Forbes then listed Hugh Laurie as the highest paid actor ever in a television drama. Media journalist reported that he was paid about $409,000 per episode for portraying the protagonist Dr. Gregory House in American television medical drama.
Hugh Laurie shows he’s talented in acting when he was appearing in the The Young Ones theatrical plays. There he meets actress Emma Thompson and has a special relationship and both still remain good friend till this day. Hugh Laurie appeared in television when he was selected for the cast of Granada Television, Alfresco. In 1986 Hugh Laurie appeared in Kate Bush’s “Experiment IV” and “Walking on Broken Glass” by Annie Lennox in 1992. In 2004 Hugh Laurie was selected to portrayed Dr. Gregory House in the popular Fox medical drama House, through the acting, he then received six Emmy nominations, two Screen Actors Guild awards and two Golden Globe awards.
The media reported that for his role as a Dr. Gregory House in first season House series he was paid about $300,000 per episode. And it was increased to $700,000/episode in 2011.