Richard Jenkins is one of the successful American actors who rose to fame after his role in the hit drama series Six Feet Under (2001-05). He made his big break with a performance in the drama movie The Visitor (2007) that also brought him the Academy Award nomination.

Jenkins is also notable for his roles in films like Burn After Reading (2008), Let Me In (2010), and The Cabin in the Woods (2012). He played the role of Steven Forest in Berlin Station (2016-19).

How Much Is Richard Jenkins Worth?

Richard Jenkins has an estimated net worth of $10 million, as of 2022. He has racked such a good fortune through his roles in both movies and TV shows.

American actor Richard Jenkins
American actor Richard Jenkins

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Jenkins made his film debut playing the role of Kelly in Silverado in 1985. He appeared in three other projects Hannah and Her SistersThe Manhattan Project, and On Valentine’s Day.

Jenkins has worked in a number of box office hit projects. Some of them are mentioned below,

Movie Budget – Box Office Cast Members
Burn After Reading (2008) $37 million – $163.7 million George Clooney, Frances McDorman, and John Malkovich
Step Brothers (2008) $65 million – $128.1 million Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly
Jack Reacher (2012) $60 million – $218.3 million Tom Cruise and Rosamund Pike
The Cabin in the Woods (2012) $30 million – $66.5 million Kristen Connolly,  Chris Hemsworth, and Anna Hutchison

Awards And Nominations

Richard Jenkins got the Academy Award nomination for his role in the drama movie The Visitor (2007). His role in the drama series Olive Kitteridge won her Primetime Emmy Award. He was also nominated for Critics’ Choice Television Award, Satellite Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award for his role in the project.

Additionally, Jenkins’ performance in the movie The Shape of Water brought him huge acclaim as well as got the Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations under the category of Best Supporting Actor.

Where Does Richard Jenkins Live? 

As per Virtual Globetrotting, Richard Jenkins owns a house in Cumberland, Rhode Island. However, the actor has kept the financial details of the house under the radar.

As per sources, the median price of the house in Rhode Island is around $315,000.

Who Is Richard Jenkins? 

Richard Jenkins was born on 4th May 1947, in DeKalb, Illinois, the United States. She is the daughter of Mary Elizabeth, a housewife, and Dale Stevens Jenkins, a dentist.

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He graduated from DeKalb High School. He later went on to enroll at Illinois Wesleyan University and earned a degree in Drama.

Who Is His Wife?

Richard Jenkins tied the knot with Sharon R. Friedrick on 23rd August 1969, in a private wedding ceremony. The couple is together forever.

Richard Jenkins and wife Sharon R. Firedrick
Richard Jenkins and wife Sharon R. Firedrick 

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They are also proud parents of two grown children, a daughter named Sarah Pamela and a son named Andrew Dale. As per IMDb, the actor childhood crush was British actress Hayley Mills.