Scott Bakula Net Worth, Career Earnings, Facts

By Oshil Pokhrel | Updated On: 20 Oct, 2019
Scott Bakula Net Worth, Career Earnings, Facts

There are few persons left in the world who would instead swing a low-key persona despite their stardom. American actor Scott Bakula is a primary example. He fueled as a cult hit from the sci-fi TV drama Quantum Leap, while he didn't crave any part of the spotlight.

Scott is literally like a showrunner, where fans desire him to be a mainstay and have a life-changing impact from the character he has donned. Laying to notoriety from NCIS: New Orleans, Scott also garnered intense fame and fortunes from his Hollywood stint.

Career In Hollywood

The talented actor was born as Scott Stewart Bakula on 9 October 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri, to Stewart Bakula and Sally Bakula. The 5 feet 11¾ inches actor has two siblings in the family, a younger brother, and a younger sister.

Scott has resided in several places like Missouri, Los Angeles, and Upstate New York, New York. In Missouri, he graduated from Jefferson College and later joined the University of Kansas. However, he left his education and headed to New York to pursue an acting career.

Scott began a journey towards acting in 1986 from TV series The Magical World of Disney as Jeffrey Wilder. He appeared in some Broadway productions before getting notoriety from the sci-fi TV drama Quantum Leap, in which he portrayed Dr. Sam Beckett / John Beckett from 1983 to 1993.

Apart from that, Scott has credit in several movies and TV shows like American Beauty, Star Trek: Enterprise, Behind the Candelabra, and Summertime

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Career Earnings- Net Worth

Scott is well known for his portrayal of Dwayne Pride on CBS Dwayne NCIS: New Orleans. According to Variety, he secured an estimated $130,000 per episode for his role as Dwayne, which quickly made him fall under the list of one of the highest-paid actors.

His career earnings certainly are not limited to NCIS: New Orleans only. He smashed some huge chunks of money, appearing in some of the blockbuster movies and TV shows.

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In the 2011 Source Code, which grossed a whopping $54.7 million in the box office, Scott played Colter's Father. Also, in the $33.3 million grossed 2009 docudrama The Informant!, Scott portrayed FBI Special Gent Brian Shephard.

Apart from that, he can be seen in the 2001 family drama Life as a House as Kurt Walker, which grossed $15.5 million in the box office. Also, his endorsements for commercial brands like Folgers Coffee (1985), Chevrolet Automobiles (1983), Canada Dry (1984), and America’s Vet Dogs (2011) assists in his fortunes. 

 In a nutshell, the 65-year-old American actor with more than four decades of expertise has garnered the whooping net worth estimated to be around $10 million. He is reported to have a salary of $120 thousand per episode, as per Celebrity Net Worth.

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Facts Of Scott Bakula

Some of the compelling facts of American actor Scott Bakula.

  • Despite Scott's eye-popping career earnings and net worth, he is pretty much private concerning his assets and properties. Scott also does not want to provide interviews at his home. The current location of his house has been removed from the google maps due to some privacy concerns.

    Scott Bakula's current home in an unknown location (Photo:
  • Although Scott seeks privacy concerns regarding his assets, the records show that back in 1996, he purchased a house in Los Angeles, California, for $1,400,000. The current status of his Los Angeles home remains undisclosed to the public.