Casper Van Dien is an American actor who has a net worth of $7 million. He gained worldwide recognition as Johnny Rico in the sci-fi action movie, Starship Troopers.

Besides his Starship Troopers role, Van Dien has been in nearly 140 movies and television shows in one capacity or another, most notably in TV shows like Dangerous Women, Beverly Hills, 90210, Titans, and Con Man; and movies like The Omega Code, Sleepy Hollow, Going Back, Hollywood Flies, and The Pact.

In this article, we look at the career of Casper Van Dien and provide a breakdown of his net worth, including his salary and earnings.

Casper Van Dien Net Worth Breakdown: Earnings & Salary

Casper Van Dien’s vast wealth is attributed to his prolific and esteemed forty-five-year career as an actor.

He made his on-screen debut in small roles in television shows like One Life to Live and Saved by the Bell. He went on to find prominence in shows like Dangerous Women, Freshman Dorm, and Beverly Hills, 90210.

He made his feature film debut as the titular character in the 1997 James Dean biopic, James Dean: Race with Destiny.

Casper Van Dien in Starship Troopers
Casper Van Dien in Starship Troopers
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He found widespread popularity as Johnny Rico in the sci-fi action movie, Starship Troopers. Starring Dina Meyer, Denise Richards, and Neil Patrick Harris, among others, the movie was a box-office success and remains a cult favorite.

He went on to play Tarzan in 1998’s Tarzan and the Lost City; Gillen Lane in 1999’s Omega Code and Brom Van Brunt in Tim Burton’s Sleepy Hollow.

Since then, he has appeared in countless other movies and television shows.


The table below shows Casper Van Dien’s salary for his appearances in select movies.

Movie Year Salary
Tarzan and the Lost City  1998 $500,000
Shark Attack  1999 $750,000
The Omega Code 1999 $500,000
Going Back (Under Heavy Fire)  2001 $800,000

Former Malibu Marital Home

In September 2016, Van Dien parted ways with his and his now-ex-wife Catherine Oxenberg’s marital home in Malibu, California.

He listed the property on the market in April 2016 for $$2.995 million, shortly after their divorce in 2015, and offloaded the one-acre property for a reduced $2.77 million.

Casper Van Dien's former Malibu home
asper Van Dien’s former Malibu home
Source: Los Angeles Times

Van Dien and his wife bought the 1980s Mediterranean-style five-bedroom-3.5-bathroom home in September 2005 for $1.6 million.

Resting atop 3,701 square feet of prime Broad Beach property, the house is replete with Koi ponds, tiered gardens, and an orchard. Inside, a chef-style kitchen, a family room, and formal dining quarters make up the ground floor.

The living room and master each have their own fireplace and French doors in each room lead to a shared private garden. The gated home opens to a kidney-shaped swimming pool and leads to a fountain surrounded by a flagstone patio.

Casper Van Dien: Age, Height, Parents

Casper Van Dien was born Casper Robert Van Dien, Jr., on December 18, 1968.

The middle child of three and the only son of US Navy fighter pilot Casper Robert Van Dien, Sr., and nursery school teacher Diane Morrow, Van Dien, Jr. was born and raised in Milton, Florida.

Van Dien, Jr. studied at the Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg, Florida, and after graduation, Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.

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Who is Casper Van Dien’s Wife? Does He Have Children?

As of this writing, Casper Van Dien is thrice married. He married his third and current wife, Jennifer Wenger, on June 9, 2018.

Casper Van Dien and his wife Jennifer Wenger
Casper Van Dien and his wife Jennifer Wenger
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His first marriage to actress Carrie Mitchum lasted for four years from 1993 to 1997, during which they had two children together: son Casper Robert Mitchum Van Dien VII (born on September 23, 1993) and daughter Caroline Grace Van Dien (born on October 15, 1996).

Van Dien married for the second time to actress and heiress Catherine Oxenberg on May 8, 1999, at the Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. They also had two children together: daughters Maya Van Dien (September 20, 2001) and Celeste Van Dien (October 3, 2003). Van Dien and Oxenberg divorced in 2015.