How Much Net Worth American Actor And Comedian Verne Troyer Had At The Time Of His Death? 

Comedian, Stunt Artist, and actor Verne Troyer were one of the most famous funny men on earth with a net worth of $150,000 at the time of his passing.

He started his career back in 1994 and worked until he passed away. His most recognizable role include his portrayal of Dr. Evil’s Mini-Me in the comedy franchise Austin Powers alongside Mike Myers. He also played goblin Griphook in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone along with Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint.

Along with his acting talents he is famous for his small stature. He only stood at 2 feet 8 inches tall because of cartilage–hair hypoplasia.

Verne Troyer Was Worth $150,000: Income Sources And Salary

Verne Troyer was worth around $150,000 when he passed away on April 21, 2018. He amassed the decent net worth from his incredible career as a comedian and his unique brand of humor. His first job was as a stunt double in the movie Baby’s Day Out.

From then on he went on to work on several movies including Dunston Checks In, Jingle All the Way, Men in Black, and My Giant.

Although the exact figures of his earnings are not available, the average actor earns around $50,249 per year. Similarly, the average comedian earns around $30,000 per year. Stunt performers are also paid $70,000 on average whereas the stuntmen in the top tier can earn around $250,000 per year.

Net Worth 1994

  1. Box Office Collections: Baby’s Day Out made $16,830,000 at the box office.

Net Worth 1995

  1. Box Office Collections: Jingle All the Way made $129,830,000 at the box office.

Net Worth 1996

  1. Box Office Collections: The movie Men in Black made $589,390,000 at the box office.

Net Worth 1999

  1. Notable Events: He played in the movie Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me which gave his most notable role, Mini-Me.
  2. Box Office Collections: $312,020,000 from Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.

Net Worth 2000

  1. Notable Events: Acted in How the Grinch Stole Christmas alongside Jim Carrey.
  2. Box Office Collections: $345,140,000 was collected from Grinch Stole Christmas.

Net Worth 2002

  1. Notable Events: Revived his role, Mini-Me in Austin Powers in Goldmember.
  2. Box Office Collections: Austin Powers in Goldmember collected over $296,660,000 worldwide.

Net Worth 2008

  1. Notable Events: An adult tape of him with his former girlfriend, Ranae Shrider was leaked.
  2. Box Office Collections: $40,860,000 from The Love Guru

Net Worth 2009

  1. Notable Events: Hosted WWE Raw as a guest.
  2. Box Office Collections: $61,810,000 from the film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Apart from this he also earned from advertisements and endorsements. He was the star of Verne Apple’s Powerbook commercials and was a frequent appearance on Super Bowl commercials.

Cause Of His Death- Funeral, Cause, Suicide

Troyer died on April 21, 2018, according to reports released by the coroner sometime after his death it was ruled that it was a suicide. It was found that his blood contained high levels of alcohol and the cause of his death was alcohol poisoning.

There were efforts made to save him and he was put on life support and a ventilator that assisted in his breathing but his body eventually gave up.

He was cremated after his death and his ashes were kept in an urn in Colon United Methodist Church Columbarium located in Colon, St. Joseph County, Michigan.

Lifestyle, Expenses, Properties: House, Cars, Charity, Insurance, Tax

At the time of his death, Troyer owed decent sums of money back in debt. According to reports, he owed $22,224.70 back in taxes.

Also, he had two bank accounts containing $9,384.29 and $68,898.87 which amounted to $78,283.16 in total.

His assets at the time of his death included a 2015 Audi S4 which was valued at $38,000. Likewise, he posted a picture of himself on his Ferrari with stacks of cash. Ferraris can be bought for $20,000.  And upward according to the model and use.

He also had memorabilia which was valued at $21,000. Similarly, furniture and personal belongings amounted to $2,000. In total his estate was valued at $139,283,16.

The actor was a stunt performer too which means that he must’ve had some kind of insurance. Insurance of his health and medical was taken care of by the studios.

He also owned a home in Los Angeles where the median cost of a house is around $694,200.


Talking about the taxes, he reportedly owed a total of $22,224.70 in back taxes to the state of California, which was an accounted amount from 2004 to 2005.

He Was Actively Involved in Charity Works

The star also supported various charities like American Foundation for AIDS Research, Best Buddies International, Celebrity Fight Night Foundation, Lupus LA, Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, Sheckler Foundation, Starkey Hearing Foundation among various.

Troyer also paid taxes on his earnings. According to the Tax Foundation, the tax for a person who earns around $1,000,000 is 33.1 percent.

Verne Troyer’s Personal Details – Age, Height, Wife, Death

Verne Troyer as born Verne Jay Troyer on January 1, 1969, in Sturgis, Michigan, the U.S. to father Reuben Troyer and mother Susan Troyer. He passed away on April 21, 2018. He was an American by nationality and belonged to Mixed ethnicity.

As a child, he and his family followed the Amish faith but later abandoned it. He had two siblings named Davon and Deborah.

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Relationships And Marriage

Regarding his relationships, he was married to Genevieve Gallen in 2004 but they annulled the marriage the same year in fact the next day of their wedding.

After this, he was in a relationship with Brittney Powell. They started dating in 2007 and remained partners until his death. Troyer did not have a child of his own but was like a stepfather to his girlfriend’s son Tyson.

The family once appeared in the reality show  Celebrity Wife Swap.


The Austin Powers star had a height if 2 feet 8 inches which made him among the shortest people on earth. The comedian was not held back by this and used it as an advantage to play hilarious roles.