Michael Weatherly, a 2-time Saturn Awards-nominated actor came to fame after portraying Anthony DiNozzo in the police procedural TV series NCIS (2003- 2016).
Professional since 1990, the American actor records 49 acting credits so far & currently is in the lead role as Dr. Jason Bull in the legal drama series Bull (2016- Present).
Despite his career success & fortune accumulation, Michael is not free from controversies though- faced allegation of ‘sexual harassment’ on actress Eliza Dushku.
What Is Michael Weatherly’s Net Worth In 2020?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 51-year-old Weatherly has a net worth of $45 million as of March 2020. Indeed, his acting career spanning nearly 2 decades is the major source of income.
Reportedly, between 2013 & 2016, Michael appeared in the 306 episodes of NCIS, earning $125,000 per episode in 2010 & then an increased payroll of $250,000 per episode.
Back in 2018, the actor’s fortune stood at $25 million.
Meanwhile, the New York-born actor works in the TV series Bull (2016- Present) starring Freddy Rodriguez, Geneva Carr & Christopher Jackson, and roughly earns $300,000 per episode from the series.
The show already has 84 episodes, which totals up the overall earnings of Michael around $25.2 million so far.
Having made the film debut through Meet Wally Sparks (1997), Weatherly has appeared in 9 movies so far, but, his milestone to success proved to be the TV career.
Career Breakthrough From ‘NCIS’ & Success
The Boston University and American University drop-out made TV debut in 1991 through The Cosby Show & starred in soap operas Loving (1992- 1995) & The City (1995- 1996).
Thereafter, with some gigs in Significant Others (1998), Jesse (1998 & Charmed (1999), the actor earned the main role Logan Cale in sci-fi drama series Dark Angel (2000- 2002) starring alongside Jessica Alba and Alimi Ballard.
Michael’s major career breakthrough came up after he was cast in NCIS (Season 1- 3, 2003- 2016) as Anthony “Tony” DiNozzo, an NCIS Special Agent.
There, he shared the screen with Mark Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Pauley Perrette, David McCallum & Sean Murray.
Later, Weatherly appeared in a guest appearance in NCIS: New Orleans (2014) and NCIS: Los Angeles (2015); and also appeared in shows like Whose Line is it Anyway? & Hollywood Game Night.
Since 2016, the 6ft. 1.5 inches tall actor portrays Dr. Jason Bull in the legal drama series Bulls; it was created by Phil McGraw and Paul Attanasio.
Lives In New York With Wife & Children: What About His Other Properties?
Currently, Michael Weatherly lives in Manhattan, New York City with his wife Bojana Jankovic & 2 children, though, is yet to open up further details.
The average house price in New York is $760,000.
The NCIS actor lived in a 2-story house in Hollywood Hills, which he still owns, but moved to NYC for his work in the TV series Bulls.
In July 2017, Michael kept his Spanish-style property featuring 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms for rent asking $25,000-a-month; he had purchased the house in April 2012 for $3.505 million.
Formerly, the actor owned a one-story property in Hollywood Hills. It boasted 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms & 2,600 square feet of living space, which he sold in 2012 for $1.845 million- less than the original purchase of $2.21 million in 2008.
Allegation Of Sexual Harassment: Was Forced To Training Program While CBS Got Hands Off $9.5 Million
Michael Weatherly was accused of ‘sexual harassment’ by actress Eliza Dushku, who had signed to work in Bulls in March 2017.
Reportedly, the actor made inappropriate remarks on Dushku’s appearance & solicited for a physical relationship; and when she complained about it to Glenn Gordon Caron, the actress got fired from the show.
In December 2018, rather than filing a lawsuit, Eliza made mediation with CBS, which earned her $9.5 million- roughly the figure she would earn if the actress worked on the show.
Rather than a liability in the payment in the hefty sum CBS lost, Michael along with Caron was forced for leadership program training.
Is Father Of 3 Children: Who Is Michael’s Wife?
Michael Weatherly has been married 2 times & divorced once and shares 3 children.
Currently, he lives with second wife Bojana Jankovic, an internist, with whom he welcomed 2 children: daughter Olivia ( born on April 10, 2012) & son Liam (October 29, 2013), with his second wife
The couple exchanged vows on September 6, 2009, & is together ever since.
Previously, he was in a marital relationship with Amelia Heinle, an actress & his Loving/The City co-star. They remained together as husband-wife from September 26, 1995, to November 28, 1997, & had a son August Manning (b. January 10, 1996) together.
Also, the Bulls actor was briefly engaged to Jessica Alba, from 2001 until their break-up in August 2003.
Michael Weatherly’s Short-Bio
He was born Michael Manning Weatherly Jr. on July 8, 1968, in New York City, New York, the USA, to Michael Weatherly and Patricia O’Hara.
Raised in Fairfield, Connecticut, Weatherly is an American by nationality & is of Irish descent. He attended Brooks School & after graduation, went to Boston University, Menlo College, and American University.
However, he left studies to pursue his career in acting.