John Hodgman was born on the 3rd June 1971, in Brookline, Massachusetts USA, and is an actor, author, and comedian, best known for his roles in such movies as “The Invention of Lying” (2009), “Arthur” (2011), and “Pitch Perfect 2” (2015). Hodgman’s career started in 2005.
Have you ever wondered how rich John Hodgman is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Hodgman’s net worth is as high as $1.5 million, an amount earned through his successful acting career. In addition, Hodgman also works as a writer, and has published numerous written works, including several books, which have helped improve his wealth too.
John Hodgman Net Worth $1.5 Million
John Hodgman was a son of John Francis Hodgman, a professor at Tufts University and the President and CEO of the Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation, and Eileen, a nurse and educator. He grew up in Massachusetts where he went to Heath School and Brookline High School, meantime working as a host of a radio show on the local station. Hodgman studied literature at Yale University, from where he graduated in 1994. Before establishing himself as a writer, John worked as a literary agent at Writers House in New York City – the base for his net worth was already laid.
His writing career took-off in the 2000s; when he published his debut book in 2005 entitled “The Areas of My Expertise”, and soon after he appeared on “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart to promote his new book. In 2006, Hodgman had a role in his first feature movie, called “Baby Mama” starring Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Sigourney Weaver. The next year he loaned his voice to Charlie Jones / Other Father in Henry Selick’s Oscar-nominated animation “Coraline”. In 2009, he appeared in Matthew Robinson’s and Ricky Gervais’ comedy “The Invention of Lying” alongside Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Jonah Hill, and Rob Lowe, and from 2009 to 2011, Hodgman played Louis Greene in eight episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-winning series “Bored to Death” starring Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, and Ted Danson. His net worth was growing steadily.
In 2011, John had a part in “Arthur” with Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, and Jennifer Garner, while in 2013 he appeared in “The English Teacher” starring Julianne Moore, Michael Angarano, and Greg Kinnear. He continued with “Learning to Drive” (2014) alongside Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley, and was seen in Elizabeth Banks’ “Pitch Perfect 2” (2015). Most recently, Hodgman has played in 12 episodes of “Married” from 2014 to 2015, and in four episodes of “Red Oaks” in 2016, so his net worth is certainly still rising.
Hodgman has also published two additional books: “More Information Than You Require” in 2008, and “That Is All” in 2011. His numerous writings have appeared in “One Story”, “The Paris Review”, “McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern”, “Wired” and “The New York Times Magazine”, among others, all contributing to his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, John Hodgman has been married to Katherine Fletcher since 1999, and has two children with her.
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